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Cello

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Cello game quiz
"This quiz is for cello players or those who think they know a little more than the average person about this most beautiful instrument."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. If I was to play my fourth finger on the A string in the first position (no extensions), what note would I be playing?
    D
    G
    A
    C


2. How many strings does a cello have?
    4
    6
    3
    5


3. Arguably the most famous piece written for cello is a piece by Saint-Saens from his "Carnival of the Animals". What bird is it named after?
    hummingbird
    brolga
    swan
    flamingo


4. How many cellos are there most often in a string quartet?
    2
    4
    0
    1


5. What is the definition of a down-bow?
    drawing the bow with the hand moving towards the strings
    putting the bow down at the end of a piece
    drawing the bow with the hand moving away from the strings
    putting the bow down to pluck the strings


6. What name do cellists usually use for the sharp pin which the cello rests on?
    Answer: (two words - both three letters)


7. Which composer wrote well-known works for the cello?
    all of the these
    Dvorak
    Bach
    Beethoven


8. In what part of the cello would you find the frog?
    on the bow
    on the tailpiece
    on the scroll
    inside the body


9. What is the deepest note a cello can play in standard tuning?
    D
    F
    E
    C


10. What is it called when a cellist plays two notes on two separate strings at the same time?
    double-passing
    double-sounding
    double-stressing
    double-stopping


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Compiled Jun 28 12