Learn about the Sitar

Commonwealth – India

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Learn about the Sitar

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Übersicht der Fragen:

1. True / False / Not in the Text

Mrs Vanderhall did not call the mechanic to repair her piano.

2. True / False / Not in the Text

Mrs Vanderhall told the neighbours that her piano was damaged.

3. Choose the correct statment(s):

The mechanic has come to Mrs Vanderhall…

  • …because her piano is damaged.
  • …because he was told that the piano is damaged.
  • …the neighbours damaged the piano.
4. True / False / Not in the Text

Mrs Vanderhall’s neighbours don’t like music at all.

5. True / False / Not in the Text

A sitar is the same as a guitar only bigger.

6. Answer the question:

A normal guitar has 6 strings. How many strings does a sitar have?

7. True / False / Not in the Text

The sitar belongs to Mrs Vanderhall’s maid.

8. Complete the facts about how a sitar is played:

__________ (Weight) is not a big problem. While playing the sitar it is _________ (balanced) between the ____________ (right foot) and the _________ (left knee) so the hands can be ___________ (moved) rather __________ (freely).

9. Complete the facts about the history of the sitar:

The sitar is a ___________ (traditional) instrument in India though its ___________ (origins) aren’t in India.

10. Which informations about the sitar are correct?
  • The sitar originally comes from Afghanistan.
  • The instrument was invented in the 16th century.
  • In restaurants the sitar is still often played during dinner.
11. True / False / Not in the Text

Mrs Vanderhall wants the mechanic to repair her piano from now on.