Origin Of Musical Instruments

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Origin Of Musical Instruments

Students will read the wikipedia article on prehistoric instruments and take this ACT style quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to paragraph 2, how old are the oldest instruments that people can decide are really instruments.
    • A. 

      43,400

    • B. 

      37,000

    • C. 

      67,000

  • 2. 
    According to paragraph 3 what is the oldest instrument that is agreed to be a real instrument?
    • A. 

      Divje Babe Flute

    • B. 

      Mammoth Bone, Swan Bone flute

    • C. 

      Sistra

  • 3. 
    Which came first the city of Ur or the bagpipe?
    • A. 

      Ur

    • B. 

      Bagpipe

  • 4. 
    What is the main point of this passage?
    • A. 

      The flute is the oldest instrument

    • B. 

      The history of musical instruments

    • C. 

      The origins of musical instruments

  • 5. 
    What came first the swan bone flute or the lyre?
    • A. 

      Lyre

    • B. 

      Swan bone flute

  • 6. 
    When did Neanderthals live?
    • A. 

      37,000 b.c.

    • B. 

      30,000-37,000 b.c.

    • C. 

      43,000-67,000 b.c.