3rd Grade Science - What Is Sound? Sound Vocabulary Quiz

11 Questions | Total Attempts: 379

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3rd Grade Science Quizzes & Trivia

Review of vocabulary and how sound works


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When something __________, it moves back and forth quickly.
    • A. 

      Echos

    • B. 

      Vibrates

    • C. 

      Rattles

  • 2. 
    Sounds cause the ______________ to vibrate and send a message to the brain.
    • A. 

      Eardrum

    • B. 

      Ear lobe

    • C. 

      Lips

  • 3. 
    ___________ is the lowness or highness of a sound.
    • A. 

      Volume

    • B. 

      Tone

    • C. 

      Pitch

  • 4. 
    An _________ is caused by sound waves bouncing off objects.
    • A. 

      Echo

    • B. 

      Sound wave

    • C. 

      Vibration

  • 5. 
    __________ is the loudness or softness of a sound.
    • A. 

      Pitch

    • B. 

      Tone

    • C. 

      Volume

  • 6. 
    Sound travels better through ___________ than air.
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Outer space

    • C. 

      Solid objects

  • 7. 
    The speed of sound is slower than the speed of _________________.
    • A. 

      A racecar

    • B. 

      Light

    • C. 

      A train

  • 8. 
    We make sound when our ___________ vibrate.
    • A. 

      Vocal chords

    • B. 

      Throat

    • C. 

      Lips

  • 9. 
    The _________ the source of the vibrations, the louder the volume of the sound will be. 
    • A. 

      Quicker

    • B. 

      Farther away

    • C. 

      Closer

  • 10. 
    If the force of plucking a guitar string is decreased, the volume becomes ___________.
    • A. 

      Softer

    • B. 

      Louder

    • C. 

      Lower in pitch

  • 11. 
    When something __________, it moves back and forth quickly.
    • A. 

      Echos

    • B. 

      Vibrates

    • C. 

      Rattles

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