Sound Energy Test: Trivia Quiz

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Sound Energy Test: Trivia Quiz

Sound energy test: a trivia quiz. Sound is a type of mechanical energy and needs a medium for it to move from one place to another through vibrations. Sound energy comes in handy when it comes to learning about our surroundings. By taking this quiz, you stand a chance at learning more about sound energy, how it travels as well some of the factors affecting how it is received. Do give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which among the following statements is TRUE about sound?
    • A. 

      The harder you tap an object, the lesser it will vibrate.

    • B. 

      The more an object vibrates, the louder is the sound.

    • C. 

      The loudness of the sound depends on the weight of the vibrating object.

    • D. 

      The size of the object does not affect the loudness or softness of sound.

  • 2. 
    Which among the following is TRUE about frequency?
    • A. 

      Slow vibrations create a high note.

    • B. 

      Faster vibrations give low frequency.

    • C. 

      Faster vibrations give high frequency.

    • D. 

      Both a and b

  • 3. 
    Which among the following vibrations do humans can hear?
    • A. 

      22 000 vibrations per second

    • B. 

      22 vibrations per second

    • C. 

      18 vibrations per second

    • D. 

      180 000 vibrations per second

  • 4. 
    Why do we usually see a flash of lightning before we hear thunder?
    • A. 

      Like light, sound travels at different speeds.

    • B. 

      Sound waves travels faster through a warmer medium.

    • C. 

      Sound travels faster than light.

    • D. 

      Sound travels faster through solids.

  • 5. 
    How can you reduce the echoes in your room?
    • A. 

      Keep the room bigger.

    • B. 

      Use smooth wall materials.

    • C. 

      Keep the room smaller.

    • D. 

      Use curtains and rugs.

  • 6. 
    How can one minimize noise?
    • A. 

      Speak in a loud voice.

    • B. 

      Shout into another person's ear.

    • C. 

      Avoid making unnecessary noise.

    • D. 

      Tune the TV and radio set to full volume.

  • 7. 
    Check the properties of sound.
    • A. 

      Sound travels through air only.

    • B. 

      Sound can be absorbed.

    • C. 

      Sound can be reflected.

    • D. 

      Sound travels through air, water, and solids.

    • E. 

      The loudness of sounds can be modified but the pitch cannot.

    • F. 

      The pitch and loudness can be modified.

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