Jeopardy STRINGED INSTRUMENTS Questions

Collection of crowd sourced questions and answers for the Jeopardy game.

In 1951 Leo Fender introduced the first popular electric one of these rhythm instruments called the Precision

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Presidents Thomas Jefferson & John Tyler were both skillful players of this instrument

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This small piece of wood with legs is the most delicate part of your cello

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Bluegrass virtuosos of this small lutelike instrument include Bill Monroe & Ricky Skaggs

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This traditional Russian instrument consists of a triangular wooden body & usually 3 strings

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This member of the violin family is slightly larger than the violin & tuned a fifth lower

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To make it lighter the flamenco type of this is often made of cypress wood not rosewood like its classical cousin

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This instrument first appeared on a Beatles recording when George played it on Norwegian Wood

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The balalaika of Russia has a body of this shape

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The trichordo type of this pear-shaped Greek instrument has 3 pairs of strings each pair tuned to the same note

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The OED says this word for a violin is only in familiar or contemptuous use

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Compared to the violin it has a low C string instead of a high E string

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This instrument heard here precedes rain in a Bruce Hornsby title

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The modern harp has 47 strings & 7 of these to raise the strings' pitch

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Jacqueline du Pre made an acclaimed Carnegie Hall debut May 14 1965 playing Elgar's concerto for this instrument

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Rimsky-Korsakov used rapid bowing to produce the tremolo effect required for his famous Flight of one of these

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The best classical guitars are this type named for a country like the ones made by Alhambra

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The bull fiddle is also known as the double this

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Its name may come from the African mbanza which is a similar instrument

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This instrument played by Manolis Hiotis is Greek to me (& everyone else too)

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