Copyright

The Woodwind Family: Instrument List & Overview

Instructions:

Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Many of the earliest instruments of the woodwind family were originally made out of what material?

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 75,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime.
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. Which woodwind instrument sounds by blowing air across a hole near the top of the instrument?

2. What are the two woodwind instruments that use double reeds?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

Woodwind instruments play an important part within bands and orchestras; and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of their history, characteristics and applications.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on various aspects of the woodwind family, including:

  • What early woodwind instruments were often made of
  • The sound of various woodwind instruments
  • Double reed instruments
  • Single reed instruments

Skills Practiced

The quiz gives students the opportunity to use the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can define instruments based on their sound
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast different instruments from the woodwind family
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the earliest instruments of the woodwind family

Additional Learning

For more information about woodwind instruments, review the accompanying lesson, The Woodwind Family: Instrument List & Overview. The lesson includes these objectives:

  • Familiarize yourself with how woodwind instruments work
  • Know the function of reeds
  • Differentiate between the instruments of the woodwind family
  • Know which instruments use single reeds, and which use double
Support