From prehistoric to modern times, music has been a huge part of human culture and enjoyment. It is perhaps one of the oldest forms of entertainment and something that almost all humans love dearly. How much do you know of the road music has taken to get here today?
What is the oldest musical instruments we know about?
True or False: Music has been found to be a universal human trait shared by all cultures
Which of these is NOT one of the six musical periods in history?
Choose the correct chronological order of the six periods of music.
Medieval, Renaissance, Classical, Baroque, Romantic, Modern
Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Modern
Classical, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Romantic, Modern
Baroque, Medieval, Classical, Renaissance, Romantic, Modern
In which decade was Punk music first created?
What American city is credited as being the birth place of Jazz music?
San Francisco, California
True or False: The first recordings of blues music were mostly made by women.
When did rap music start up as a music genre?
What city has been officially recognized as the birthplace of Country Music?
Charleston, South Carolina
Which of these classic British rock bands formed first?
Complete the sentence: The first electric guitar was invented in _________ but became a huge part of popular music during the ________.
Which of these famous classical composers died at an early age?
What Is the most popular instrument played today?
Who is/are the best selling music artist or artists of all time?
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