The most difficult classical music riddles A list of classical music related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Musical instruments quiz Who made the first violin?Andrea Amati. The oldest documented violin to have four strings, like the modern violin, is supposed to have been constructed in 1555 by Andrea Amati. Earlier instuments only had three strings and were called violetta. The violin immediately became very popular, both among street musicians and the nobility.very hard 25% Antonio StradivariAntonio Stradivari36%Andrea AmatiAndrea Amati25%Giovanni Paolo MagginiGiovanni Paolo Maggini17%Leonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci20%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3695 answers in 4 languages »inventors riddles » How many keys are there in a modern piano?88. A modern piano has 88 keys. This covers wide range of seven octaves plus a minor third. Only one instrument spans more octaves: a pipe organ (up to ten).hard 51% 646418%888851%10210224%1101106%Created by: Kate Pierrick. Statistics based on 15539 answers in 2 languages »musical instruments riddles » What nationality was Ludwig van Beethoven?German. Beethoven was born in Bonn, then the capital of the Electorate of Cologne and part of the Holy Roman Empire. He moved to Vienna in his early 20s. His grandfather was of Flemish origin, thus "van" in his family name (not German "von").hard 52% AustrianAustrian36%GermanGerman52%SwissSwiss4%DutchDutch6%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 19821 answers in 2 languages »surnames riddles » Which string instrument of the violin family is the smallest?Violin. The violin is the smallest and the highest-pitched member of the violin family of string instruments, which also includes the viola, cello and doublebass.hard 53% violinviolin53%violaviola43%cellocello2%doublebassdoublebass1%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 11966 answers in 2 languages »music riddles » Before the 19th century, how many people were needed to make pipe organ play?At least two. Playing the organ before electricity required at least one person (called calcant) to operate the bellows. Therefore, organists rarely practiced on the pipe organs, using other instruments such as the clavichord for practice instead. average 63% oneone17%at least twoat least two63%fourfour14%sevenseven4%Created by: Monica Stiller. Statistics based on 12604 answers in 2 languages »churches riddles » How many strings does a violin have?Four. Most violins have four strings tuned G-D-A-E (perfect fifths). There are also violins with as many as seven strings. The extra strings on such violins typically are lower in pitch than the G-string.easy 70% threethree7%fourfour70%fivefive17%sixsix4%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6455 answers in 2 languages »musical instruments riddles » Play musical instruments quiz and see all the questions.