Woodwind Quiz: Flute, Clarinet, And Saxophone

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 282

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Wind Instrument Quizzes & Trivia

This is a short quiz that contains questions on the woodwind instruments of flute, clarinet, and saxophone, as well as questions on the other family of instruments. There are also a few questions on the Sachs-Hornbostel System of Instrument Classification.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name of the group of instruments in the Sachs-Hornbostel System produces sound through vibration of air?
    • A. 

      Chordophone

    • B. 

      Idiophone

    • C. 

      Aerophone

    • D. 

      Membranophone

  • 2. 
    Percussion instruments are part of what classification(s) of instruments in the Sachs-Hornbostel System?
    • A. 

      Idiophone

    • B. 

      Membranophone

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither A or B

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT a family of instruments?
    • A. 

      Woodwinds

    • B. 

      Drums

    • C. 

      Strings

    • D. 

      Brass

  • 4. 
    Which of the following woodwind instruments is considered the oldest known form of the woodwind instrument?
    • A. 

      Flute

    • B. 

      Clarinet

    • C. 

      Saxophone

    • D. 

      Trumpet

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the instrument:
    • A. 

      Saxophone

    • B. 

      Clarinet

    • C. 

      Flute

    • D. 

      Guitar

  • 6. 
    Woodwinds are considered what type of instrument classification?
    • A. 

      Membranophone

    • B. 

      Chordophone

    • C. 

      Idiophone

    • D. 

      Aerophone

  • 7. 
    What is the youngest instrument of the woodwind instruments?
    • A. 

      Flute

    • B. 

      Saxophone

    • C. 

      Clarinet

    • D. 

      Oboe

  • 8. 
    The brass family of instruments is part of which instrument classification group?
    • A. 

      Aerophone

    • B. 

      Idiophone

    • C. 

      Membranophone

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 9. 
    Clarinet and Saxophone are a part of the woodwind family due to their use of what piece of equipment?
    • A. 

      Mouthpiece

    • B. 

      Reed

    • C. 

      Keys

    • D. 

      Air

  • 10. 
    Strings are classified in what instrument classification?
    • A. 

      Membranophone

    • B. 

      Idiophone

    • C. 

      Aerophone

    • D. 

      Chordophone