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African Music Quizzes & Trivia

Call yourself an African music enthusiast? Are you someone who loves to hear tamas, bougarabous and djembes? Does that African rhythm make you want to get up and dance? If yes, then check out these online African music quizzes to find how much you know and learn trivia.
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This quiz tests your knowledge on African music and culture you learned in your webquest. Choose the best answer for the following questions.

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 1761   |  Last updated: Apr 7, 2015
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    African music is often heard along with _____.

A djembe or jembe is a rope-tuned skin-covered goblet drum played with bare hands, originally from West Africa. According to the Bambara people in Mali, the name of the djembe comes from the saying "Anke djé, anke...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 520   |  Last updated: May 4, 2021
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    What empire was responsible for the creation of the Djembe?

The variety of genres of African music shows that the continent is vast and that there is a lot to be learned about the dark continent. This music is indigenous to African populace and usually reflect their culture and tradition....

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 141   |  Last updated: Jun 19, 2019
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    Who created Afrobeat music?

In history, there is emphasis on the events that occurred in the past. Similarly, when the pattern  of African music as it was done in ancient times is studied, it would be clear that it has evolved over the years. When it...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 130   |  Last updated: Jun 19, 2019
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    Which of these is the oldest form of African music?

West Africa possesses diverse people with diverse musical traditions. Their songs are depicted by two or more rhythms, known as polyrhythm, formed by layers of distinct rhythms on top of each other using musical instruments like...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 1136   |  Last updated: Jan 20, 2021
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