WONDER #2346: What is Tuvan Throat Singing?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. which Tuvan throat singers are the most talented.
  2. how throat singing is possible and its place in the Tuvan culture.
  3. why people should visit Tuva while they’re in Russia.
  4. how impossible it is to make noises that mimic nature.

Question 2 of 3

What caused Tuvans to begin throat singing?

  1. They needed a way to communicate over long distances.
  2. It developed from hunters who used whistles to attract birds.
  3. They wanted to imitate the sounds they heard in nature.
  4. Children learned it and taught it to their parents.

Question 3 of 3

What body part do Tuvan throat singers control to sing two different notes at the same time?

  1. Femur
  2. Larynx
  3. Diaphragm
  4. Tonsils

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