WONDER #687: What is Folk Music?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. the most famous folk singers of all time.
  2. the two types of folk music, which are traditional and contemporary.
  3. what folk art is like in each country.
  4. how to play the acoustic guitar to write folk music.

Question 2 of 3

Usually, traditional folk music is _________________________.

  1. forgotten after a few years
  2. the same everywhere
  3. passed down for generations
  4. written by famous songwriters who everyone knows

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following is NOT true about contemporary folk music?

  1. It developed in the United States in the 1960s.
  2. It sounds different in each society.
  3. It usually reflects social changes taking place at the time it's written.
  4. It includes acoustic instruments and meaningful lyrics.

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