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Upper Elementary Science - II
4.8 Musical Instruments

A musical instrument is a device constructed with the purpose of making music. Musical instruments can be classified into:
  • Wind Instruments
  • String Instruments
  • Percussion Instruments

Wind Instruments: A wind instrument is one which contains a tube and sound is produced when a player blows air into it.
Examples: flute, saxophone, cornet, etc.

String Instruments: A string instrument is one which contains strings and sound is produced by pulling the strings.
Examples: violin, guitar, viola, etc.

Percussion Instruments: A percussion instrument is one which produces sound when the player plucks, shakes, scrapes, or hits it.
Examples: drums, bells, piano, etc.


Directions: Answer the following questions.
Q 1: Saxophone is a _______ instrument.
string
percussion
wind

Q 2: The following is NOT a string instrument.
drums
violin
guitar
viola

Q 3: Instruments are classified as
noisy and pleasant
light and heavy
wind, string, and percussion
large and small

Q 4: Guitar is a ______ instrument.
percussion
string
wind

Q 5: Stringed instruments have strings that produce sound when pulled.
True
False

Q 6: Wind instruments are thus called because they make use of the air to produce sound.
false
True

Q 7: Flute is a _____ instrument.
wind
string
percussion

Q 8: Percussion instruments produce sound by striking, pulling, or shaking.
True
False

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