Sound Waves Characteristics: Quiz!

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What do you know about sound waves? Sound waves are the longitudinal way of traveling through a medium like air or water. Waves can also travel as a transverse wave in solids, and a sound source causes the sound waves. The sound source produces vibrations in the surrounding medium, and it is transmitted in an elastic medium. This great quiz will teach you about sound wave characteristics.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the measure of how soft or loud a sound is?
    • A. 

      Pitch

    • B. 

      Intensity

    • C. 

      Frequency

  • 2. 
    The measurement of sound intensity is?
    • A. 

      Decibel

    • B. 

      Kilogram

    • C. 

      Watt

  • 3. 
    What converts waves into sound?
    • A. 

      Vibration

    • B. 

      Your brain

    • C. 

      Your ear

  • 4. 
    What waves make high pitched sounds?
    • A. 

      Waves that parallel

    • B. 

      Waves that are far apart

    • C. 

      Waves that are close together

  • 5. 
    What means how high or low a sound is?
    • A. 

      Intensity

    • B. 

      Decibel

    • C. 

      Pitch

  • 6. 
    What means a quick back and forth movement?
    • A. 

      Vibration

    • B. 

      Pitch

    • C. 

      Intensity

  • 7. 
    A big dog's bark has a  ______ pitch than a small dog's bark.
    • A. 

      Higher

    • B. 

      Equal

    • C. 

      Lower

  • 8. 
    The two properties of sound are pitch and ______.
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