Musical Instruments Quiz

June 20th, 2018

In the words of Friedrich Nietzsche “Without music, life would be a mistake”. Which makes it safe to say that music tends to be involved in most aspects of life. We know you love your music, but how’s your knowledge of instruments? Take this quiz and find out!

Answers are at the end. Be a sport, and don’t peek. Good luck!


Q.1 Identify this instrument.



Q.2 This instrument is native to Scotland. Name it.



Q.3 How many strings does a guitar typically have?


Q.4 What do the black keys on the piano or keyboard signify?

Image source - iTunes

Image source – iTunes


Q.5 Is the following instrument a -

A) Trombone                        B) Tuba                  C) French horn


Q.6 An upright bass is also known by what name?

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Q.7 Name this traditional African drum


Q.8 Identify this instrument.



Q.9 The piano is which of the following?

A) String instrument                               B) Wind instrument                                 C) Percussion instrument


Q.10 This Indian instrument is traditional played at weddings to mark the auspicious occasion. Can you identify it?

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Q.1 Violin

Q.2 Bagpipes

Q.3 Six

Q.4 Sharp or flat notes

Q.5 B) Tuba

Q.6 Cello

Q.7 Djembe

Q.8 Harp

Q.9 A) String instrument

Q.10 Shehnai


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