Uke History
Parts of the Ukulele
Ukulele facts
More Parts of the Ukulele
Chords/Fingerings
100

The name of the string instrument from Portugal that inspired the invention of the Ukulele.

What is the Machete?

100

The Ukulele has four of these that you strum.

What are strings?

100

True or False.  The strings on the very first ukuleles were made out of animal gut.

True

100

This Part

Head

100

Show me how to play a C

Ring finger on 3rd fret of A string

200

The name of the state where the ukulele was invented.

What is Hawaii?

200

The opening on the Ukulele that helps amplify or make it louder.

What is the sound hole?

200

True or False.  Strings on modern day ukuleles are made of plastic or nylon.

True

200

This Part

Neck

200

Show me how to play a C7

Index finger on the first fret of the A string

300

In the Hawaiian language Ukulele is translated as what?

What is "jumping flea"?

300

The name of the 4 parts you turn to change the notes the strings play.

What are the tuning pegs?

300

True or False.  A Ukulele has 6 strings.

False

300

This Part

Body

300

Show me how to play an F

Fingers one and 2 on green stickers

400

The title of the ruler of of the Hawaiian islands, before it became a state.

What is the king?

400

The part of the ukulele that includes the frets, fret wires and fret markers.

What is the fret board?
400

Ukuleles come in 4 sizes. Soprano-Concert-Tenor and Bass.  What size are our classrooms Ukuleles?

Soprano

400

This Part

Nut

400

Which hand holds the neck of the Ukulele?

Left Hand

500

The kind of wood used for ukuleles, that only comes from trees grown in Hawaii.

What is Koa wood?

500

True or False. They don't make ukuleles out of plastic.

False

500
True or False.  The Ukulele was more popular than the guitar until the 1960's.

True

500

This Part

Saddle

500

True or False.  The strings on a Ukulele are tuned to G-C-E and A

True

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