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Question 1: Tiny Moore of the ________ developed an electric five-string mandolin and helped popularize the instrument in Western Swing music.
Tommy DuncanWillie NelsonBluesBob Wills

Question 2: Bruce Morey from ________ is the first FAME President.
Melbourne City CentreDarwin, Northern TerritoryMelbourneSydney

Question 3: More recently, the ________ and Classical mandolin repertory and styles have benefited from the raised awareness of and interest in Early music.
MannerismRenaissanceBaroqueWestern art history

Question 4: Another form has a ________-style body.
Old-time musicBanjoCountry musicBluegrass music

Question 5: It saw some use in ________ music, since that craze began as the mandolin fad was waning, and there were plenty of instruments available at relatively low cost.
Jug bandFfilharmonious Jug BandBluesElectric blues

Question 6: Plans were made to send an Australian Mandolin Orchestra on a tour to ________ which eventuated May 1980.

Question 7: The first evidence of modern steel-strung mandolins is from literature regarding popular Italian players who traveled through ________ teaching and giving concerts.
BalkansEuropeEastern EuropeWestern Europe

Question 8: Mandolins evolved from the lute family in ________ during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and the deep bowled mandolin produced particularly in Naples became a common type in the nineteenth century.

Question 9: Like any plucked instrument, mandolin notes decay to silence rather than sound out continously as with a bowed note on a ________.
ViolinPlaying the violinMusical styles (violin)Cello

Question 10: [3] An early extant example of a mandolin is one built by Antonio Vinaccia in 1772 which resides at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, ________.
WalesEnglandScotlandUnited Kingdom

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