Statistics for Violin - Instrument Quiz

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  • This quiz has been taken 284 times
  • The average score is 8 of 15

Answer Stats

HintAnswer% Correct
How many strings does a violin typically have?Four
97%
Which family of instruments does the violin belong to?Strings
85%
What material are violin bows famously made out of?Horse Hair
84%
What is typically the lowest note on the violin?G3
82%
When plucking the violin strings with your fingers, which technique is being used?Pizzicato
76%
What is an alternative name for the violin?Fiddle
65%
In which country did the current form of the violin emerge?Italy
61%
Violins are tuned by turning which part of the instrument?Pegs
59%
Which 19th century composer created the famously difficult '24 Caprices for Solo Violin?'Niccolò Paganini
57%
In what intervals are violins tuned?Fifths
38%
What is the name for those who construct violins?Luthiers
20%
What word is commonly used to describe the shape of the violin?Hourglass
17%
Which Italian word is 'violin' derived from?Violino
17%
Which French King ordered 24 violins to be constructed in 1560?Charles IX
9%
Which Stradivari violin was sold at a record £9.8 million during an online auction in 2011?Lady Blunt
7%

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