Sound Energy Questions: Ultimate Quiz

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Sound is produced as a result of vibrations through different substances. Sound is important as it gives a clue on what we see and gives a different feeling that other senses do not. Just how much do you know about sound energy and do you think it is enough to help you pass this quiz? Do give it a shot and see how well you do!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Sound is caused by
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Vibrations

    • C. 

      Hertz

    • D. 

      Decibels

  • 2. 
    Order to travel, sound waves must have
    • A. 

      Solid

    • B. 

      Liquid

    • C. 

      Gas

    • D. 

      Matter

  • 3. 
    The disappearance of a sound wave into a surface is
    • A. 

      Decibel

    • B. 

      Echo

    • C. 

      Reflection

    • D. 

      Absorption

  • 4. 
    How high or how low a sound is 
    • A. 

      Pitch

    • B. 

      Volume

    • C. 

      Reflection

    • D. 

      Absorption

  • 5. 
    The bouncing of a sound wave off a surface is
    • A. 

      Overtone

    • B. 

      Reflection

    • C. 

      Frequency

    • D. 

      Pitch

  • 6. 
    Which of the following lists rates the material in order from the best sound carrier to the worst sound carrier?
    • A. 

      Air, water, wood

    • B. 

      Wood, water, air

    • C. 

      Wood, air, water

    • D. 

      Water, wood, air

  • 7. 
    If Sam is playing his guitar and wants one of the strings to create a higher pitch, what should he do?
    • A. 

      Keep the string the same and use two finger to play

    • B. 

      Tighten the string

    • C. 

      Loosen the string

    • D. 

      Replace the string with a new one

  • 8. 
    To increase the volume of a sound you must
    • A. 

      Make a smaller instrument

    • B. 

      Decrease the amount of force

    • C. 

      Add electricity

    • D. 

      Increase the amount of force used

  • 9. 
    Why does blowing into a trumpet make a sound?
    • A. 

      The trumpet heats the air

    • B. 

      The trumpet reflects the air

    • C. 

      The air in the trumpet is cooled

    • D. 

      The trumpet causes air to vibrate

  • 10. 
    Which part of the ear collects the sounds?
    • A. 

      Hammer

    • B. 

      Cochlea

    • C. 

      Pinna

    • D. 

      Eardrum