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Bigsby vibrato tailpiece: Quiz


Question 1: The Bigsby was the first successful design of what is now called a whammy bar or ________, although vibrato is the technically correct term for the musical effect it produces.
Tremolo armElectric guitarFender JaguarLead guitar

Question 2: Bigsby units ship with their own rocker bridges, though these are often discarded in favor of more adjustable alternatives such as the Tune-o-matic style bridge or ________ style bridge.
Fender StratocasterElectric guitarFender JazzmasterFender Jaguar

Question 3: Competing units, like the ________ and the Fender synchronized tremolo (or strat-style) are therefore preferred by some players.
SuperstratFloyd RoseTremolo armKramer Guitars

Question 4: The Bigsby vibrato tailpiece (or Bigsby for short) is a type of vibrato device for ________ designed by Paul A. Bigsby.
Electric guitarBass guitarLead guitarElectric Guitar Design

Question 5: The origin of this nonstandard usage of the term by electric guitarists is attributed to ________, who also used the term "vibrato" to refer to what is really a tremolo effect (see vibrato unit).
Fender StratocasterLeo FenderFender Precision BassFender Musical Instruments Corporation

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