The Harmonica: History, Types & Accessories


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In which century was the harmonica invented?

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1. How many basic types of harmonica are there?

2. Which war saw the brass used to make harmonicas exempt from rationing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and matching worksheet can help you determine your grasp on the harmonica's history. To excel on the quiz, you'll need to know the types of harmonicas and their use in music.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Era of the harmonica's invention
  • Types of harmonicas
  • Harmonicas in military history
  • Musical styles using the harmonica
  • Mass production of the harmonica

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the history of the harmonica
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the types of harmonicas
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the harmonica in popular musical genres

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, view the lesson called The Harmonica: History, Types & Accessories. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the history leading to the harmonica's development
  • Recognize the popularity growth of the harmonica in the 20th century
  • Identify the characteristics of the different types of harmonicas