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Question 1: As ________ himself says about the origins of the genre:
The Stanley BrothersCarter StanleyRalph StanleyBluegrass music

Question 2: The Bluegrass Bus Museum ________
Columbus, OhioNashville, TennesseeBostonMemphis, Tennessee

Question 3: Major mainstream country music performers have recorded bluegrass albums, including ________ and Patty Loveless, who each released several bluegrass albums.
Dolly Parton discographyDolly PartonHalos & Horns Tour9 to 5 (Dolly Parton song)

Question 4: Since the term bluegrass came from ________'s band, the Blue Grass Boys, many consider the instruments used in his band the traditional bluegrass instruments.
Bluegrass musicBill MonroeEarl ScruggsLester Flatt

Question 5: Rather, bluegrass is an amalgam of old-time music, country, ragtime and ________.
JazzBluesDixielandAmerican popular music

Question 6: Bluegrass was inspired by the music of immigrants from the United Kingdom and Ireland (particularly the Scotch-Irish immigrants in ________), and African-Americans, particularly through genres such as jazz and blues.
AppalachiaAppalachian MountainsVirginiaTennessee

Question 7: ________ provide a good example of a different harmony stack with a baritone and tenor with a high lead, an octave above the standard melody line, sung by the female vocalist.
Raising SandAlison Krauss discographyAlison KraussA Hundred Miles or More: A Collection

Question 8: Unlike mainstream ________, bluegrass relies mostly on acoustic stringed instruments.
Country musicBluesAmerican folk musicJazz

Question 9: Bluegrass music is a form of American roots music, and is a sub-genre of ________.
American folk musicCountry musicJazzBlues

Question 10: Traditional bluegrass is typically based around a small set of acoustic stringed instruments including mandolin, acoustic guitar, ________, fiddle, resonator guitar and upright bass, with or without vocals.
Bluegrass musicCountry musicBanjoOld-time music
















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