Funstuf

By Grace Diane Jessen


Musical Mystery

Fill in the spaces with the names of the musical instruments described and you will have the name of a mystery instrument spelled downward.

1. Instrument with many strings of different lengths stretched across open triangular frame

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2. Stringed percussion instrument with large black and white keyboard

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3. A powerful brass wind instrument with three valves

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4. A hollow cylinder beaten with sticks

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5. Stringed instrument played with bow

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6. This long-necked stringed instrument has a circular body and is usually plucked with a pick

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7. Instrument usually has six strings and can be electrified

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8. Played with one end resting on floor and between the viola and the double bass in size and pitch

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9. A long and slender single-reed woodwind instrument

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Answers:

(1) harp, (2) piano, (3) trumpet, (4) drum, (5) violin, (6) banjo, (7) guitar, (8) cello, (9) clarinet—harmonica.

Minute Quiz

Match the capital cities with the island countries.

1. Quezon City

a. Indonesia

2. Tokyo

b. Philippines

3. Wellington

c. Bahamas

4. Jakarta

d. Japan

5. Nassau

e. New Zealand

Answers:

(1) b, (2) d, (3) e, (4) a, (5) c.