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The cello is a stringed instrument and is the second largest string instrument, next to the double bass. A cellist plays a cello by standing it on the floor and leaning over it, one hand on the neck and the other playing a bow across the strings. The cello is beloved in classical music because many people argue that the sounds it makes are the closest to a human voice than an instrument can get.

  1. 1. What kind of instrument is the cello?
    1. a. Woodwind
    2. b. Brass
    3. c. String
  2. 2. Where does a cello stand?
    1. a. On a chair
    2. b. On a table
    3. c. On the floor
  3. 3. What kind of sound does a cello have?
    1. a. Loud
    2. b. Human
    3. c. Brassy