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Instruments

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  • Q1
    Why are musical instruments organised into families?
    Instruments in the same family were all made by the same craftsmen and craftswomen
    It helps musicians to work together better
    An orchestra looks tidier when matching instruments are together
    The instruments in a family are related to each other
    30s
  • Q2
    Which of the following instruments is NOT a member of the brass family?
    Clarinet
    Tuba
    Trombone
    French horn
    30s
  • Q3
    The flute is a member of the ____.
    percussion family
    woodwind family
    string family
    brass family
    30s
  • Q4
    Which of these instruments belongs in the string family?
    Piccolo
    Cello
    Oboe
    Tambourine
    30s
  • Q5
    The xylophone belongs in the same family as the ____.
    saxophone
    viola
    castanets
    tuba
    30s
  • Q6
    Which of these instruments does NOT have strings?
    Piano
    Double bass
    Bassoon
    Harp
    30s
  • Q7
    Which of these is an untuned instrument?
    Violin
    Glockenspiel
    Bass drum
    Flute
    30s
  • Q8
    To play a woodwind instrument, the musician must ____.
    open and close the holes with his or her fingers
    blow air through the mouthpiece and open or close the holes with his or her fingers
    make a buzzing sound into the mouthpiece
    press the keys
    30s
  • Q9
    Which of these instruments can play the highest pitch?
    Oboe
    Flute
    Bassoon
    Piccolo
    30s
  • Q10
    Which of these instruments would you need a lot of breath to play?
    Violin
    Tuba
    Double bass
    Piano
    30s

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