4th Grade Sound Quiz

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4th Grade Sound Quiz

The mountains are indeed alive with the sound of music, and today we’re going to see just how well you can hear them! All you need to do is take the following quiz on music and sound at a fourth-grade level to know if you know more about sound than your average 10-year old. What are you waiting for? Answer the questions, and we’ll find out once and for all how much you know!


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

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The _______ sends sound wave messages to the brain.
    • A. 

      Eardrum

    • B. 

      Outer Ear

    • C. 

      Auditory Nerve

  • 3. 
    The amount of energy in a sound wave is called...
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Amplitude

    • C. 

      Intensity

  • 4. 
    _________ is a measure of how high or low a sound is.
  • 5. 
    The eardrum vibrates back and forth to make sound.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    When sound is reflected off an object and bounces back we hear it again.
    • A. 

      Focusing of Sound

    • B. 

      Reflection of Sound

    • C. 

      Echo

  • 7. 
    Frequency measures the number of sound waves that pass in one second.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The sound waves cause the bones inside the ear to vibrate against the __________.
  • 9. 
    Insulation between walls or carpet and fabric in a room are examples of things that
    • A. 

      Absorb Sound

    • B. 

      Focus Sound

    • C. 

      Reflect Sound

  • 10. 
    When objects vibrate they create sound.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Vocal chords vibrate inside the ear when sound waves enter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    When sound is bounced of an object it is called
    • A. 

      Reflection of Sound

    • B. 

      Focusing of Sound

    • C. 

      Absorption of Sound

  • 13. 
    Catches the sound waves and focuses them to the eardrum
    • A. 

      Hammer, anvil, and stirrup

    • B. 

      Eardrum

    • C. 

      Outer ear

  • 14. 
    When an object takes in sound energy.
    • A. 

      Reflection of Sound

    • B. 

      Absorption of Sound

    • C. 

      Focusing of Sound

  • 15. 
    Cupping your hands or yelling into a cone shaped object are examples of absorption of sound.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False