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Study Guide Questions

1.     The steel drum was originated on which Caribbean Island(s)? a.) Bahamas b.) Cuba c.) Trinidad d.) Florida Keys
2.     In what year was the steel drum invented?
3.     There is only one type of steel drum. True or False?
4.     The steel drum is the only instrument to be invented in the 20th Century. True or False?
5.     What type of music can be played on a steel drum?
6.     What is the first step in making a steel drum?
7.     What is used to begin the process of sinking in the top of the steel drum?
8.     How long does the drum need to stay on the fire in order to make it hard enough to hammer?
9.     What color will the metal turn after the drum has been on the fire long enough? a.) red b.) green c.) orange d.) blue e.) yellow
10.     What do the letters marked on the drum represent?
11.     Why is the steel drum so popular?
12.     In order to play the steel drum correctly, you must hit the metal very forcefully. True or False?
13.     It takes years of practice to master the steel drum. True or False?
14.     Carnival is a celebration that's held once a year on each of the Caribbean Islands. Is it held during the same month or during different months on the various islands?
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