Quiz: If You Can Get 10/15 On This, You Must Have Played Oboe


Can you remember playing the oboe?

Use this quiz to see how much you know about the oboe by answering questions about the instrument's characteristics and how to play it.

 Feb 07, 2017
1 of 15Pick your answer!
What are oboes most commonly made out of?
Synthetic Materials
2 of 15Pick your answer!
Name the part of the oboe in which you must blow into?
3 of 15Pick your answer!
What kind of instrument are oboes?
4 of 15Pick your answer!
What is the name of a musician who plays an oboe?
An oboist
An Oboee
5 of 15Pick your answer!
The oboe is occasionally heard in pop music. True or false?
6 of 15Pick your answer!
What is another name for the member of the oboe family known as the ‘cor anglais’?
English Horn
Bass Oboe
7 of 15Pick your answer!
Which of the following is the least common type of oboe?
Contrabass Oboe
Bass Oboe
English Horn
8 of 15Pick your answer!
What colour are the majority of oboes?
9 of 15Pick your answer!
From which country did the oboe originate?
10 of 15Pick your answer!
The quality of the reed makes a large difference to the sound. True or false?
11 of 15Pick your answer!
What kind of oboe is also known as the baritone oboe?
Bass Oboe
English Horn
Regular Oboe
12 of 15Pick your answer!
If you hold down no keys, most oboes will play C Sharp. True or false?
13 of 15Pick your answer!
Which of the following instruments are NOT in the oboe family?
Bass Oboe
Contrabass Oboe
14 of 15Pick your answer!
How many octaves can oboes play?
Just under 3
Just over 3
Exactly 3
15 of 15Pick your answer!
The pitch of the standard oboe is secure. True or false?
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