Quiz: You'll Only Get 10/15 On This Test If You Played A Brass Instrument

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One time at band camp...

A quiz on brass instruments including questions about the history of the French horn and John Philip Sousa.

 Aug 30, 2017
1 of 15Pick An Answer!
What does labrosone mean?
low-tuned
slow sounding
lip-vibrated instrument
2 of 15Pick An Answer!
What piece of music was the 1st orchestral piece to use the trombone?
Mozart's Requiem in D Minor
Stravinsky's Rite of Spring
Beethoven's 5th Symphony
3 of 15Pick An Answer!
What is the name of the instrument named after John Philip Sousa?
johnbone
philharmonica
sousaphone
4 of 15Pick An Answer!
How long is all the tubing in a trumpet?
6 1/2 ft
10 inches
2 ft
5 of 15Pick An Answer!
Which of the following is NOT a brass instrument?
trumpet
saxophone
trombone
6 of 15Pick An Answer!
What instrument is the trombone derived from?
sackbut
horn
accordion
7 of 15Pick An Answer!
What instrument was commonly used by militaries?
flute
trumpet
saxophone
8 of 15Pick An Answer!
What were the 1st horns made out of?
reeds
conch shells and animal horns
animal skin
9 of 15Pick An Answer!
What softens and lowers the sound of a brass instrument?
the player's breath
the valves
a mute
10 of 15Pick An Answer!
What instrument plays the lowest notes in the brass section?
trumpet
French horn
tuba
11 of 15Pick An Answer!
Despite the name, where was the French horn invented?
England
Russia
Germany
12 of 15Pick An Answer!
Despite having only 3 valves, how many notes can a trumpet play?
45
9
234
13 of 15Pick An Answer!
Early jazz bands used this instrument as a replacement for the stringed bass.
trombone
alto saxophone
tuba
14 of 15Pick An Answer!
Where does the sound come out of in brass instruments?
the player's mouth
the valves
bell
15 of 15Pick An Answer!
Which of the following is a brass instrument?
tenor saxophone
French horn
piccolo
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