Sound Produced by Simple Musical Instruments


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What is a tone in music?

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1. What is the fundamental wave in a wind instrument?

2. What is a overtone on a stringed instrument?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out how much you know about sounds that come from musical instruments. Through the quiz/worksheet, you'll be tested on a variety of subjects like tone and waves from a wind instrument.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Multiple-choice quiz questions will cover the following:

  • Overtones from a string instrument
  • The way in which wind instruments make music
  • Music made by string instruments

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on sounds that come from musical instruments
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the music that comes from wind and string instruments
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an explanation of tone and overtones that are made by string instruments

Additional Learning

We've prepared the lesson named Sound Produced by Simple Musical Instruments to teach you more about these areas of study:

  • Definition of noise
  • Standing waves
  • Comparison between sound and light waves
  • The way the human ear interprets sound