Physics Of Sound Post-test Troncoso

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Physics Of Sound Post-test Troncoso

Third grade FOSS physics of sound pretest


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Being able to tell different sounds apart is called
    • A. 

      Sound amplification

    • B. 

      Sound discrimination

    • C. 

      Vibration

    • D. 

      Frequency

  • 2. 
    When you make sounds by plucking a rubber band, you make the rubber band move back and forth very quickly.  This movement is called
    • A. 

      Loudness

    • B. 

      Amplitude

    • C. 

      Pitch

    • D. 

      Vibration

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

      Pitch

    • B. 

      Loudness

    • C. 

      Vibration

    • D. 

      Resonance

  • 4. 
    If you tighten a string and keep plucking it with your finger as you pull, what happens to the pitch?
    • A. 

      As you tighten the string, the pitch gets lower

    • B. 

      The pitch stays the same

    • C. 

      As you tighten the string, the pitch gets higher

    • D. 

      You can't tell unless you try it

  • 5. 
    The loudness of a sound is called
    • A. 

      The sound wave

    • B. 

      The volume

    • C. 

      The amplitude

    • D. 

      The pitch

  • 6. 
    A student holds two vibrating objects.  Object A is vibrating faster than object B.  Which statement is true?
    • A. 

      A is louder than B

    • B. 

      B is louder than A

    • C. 

      A will have a higher pitch than B

    • D. 

      B will have a higher pitch than A

  • 7. 
    The same sound will seem louder if it travels through which of the following?
    • A. 

      Solid objects

    • B. 

      Liquids

    • C. 

      Air

    • D. 

      Solids, liquids and gases will sound the same

  • 8. 
    If you roll a large sheet of paper into a funnel, you can hear the sound better.  This process of increasing the loudness of a sound is called
    • A. 

      Measuring a wave

    • B. 

      Absorption

    • C. 

      Reflection

    • D. 

      Amplification

  • 9. 
    Which of the following would produce the hightest pitch?
    • A. 

      Phone

    • B. 

      Whistle

    • C. 

      Truck horn

    • D. 

      Dog's growl

  • 10. 
    Which of the following would produce the loudest sound?
    • A. 

      Jet plane

    • B. 

      Pin falling

    • C. 

      Doorbell

    • D. 

      Whisper

  • 11. 
    A unit for measuring the loudness of sounds is
    • A. 

      Vibration

    • B. 

      Decibel

    • C. 

      Frequency

    • D. 

      Pitch

  • 12. 
    A process for locating distant or invisible objects by using sound waves that are reflected back to the sender
    • A. 

      Vibration

    • B. 

      Receiver

    • C. 

      Echolocation

    • D. 

      Source

  • 13. 
    The speed at which something vibrates is called
    • A. 

      Pitch

    • B. 

      Amplitude

    • C. 

      Resonance

    • D. 

      Frequency

  • 14. 
    Something that detects sound is a
    • A. 

      Sound wave

    • B. 

      Volume

    • C. 

      Amplitude

    • D. 

      Sound receiver

  • 15. 
    An object or material that vibrates in a way that makes sound is called the
    • A. 

      Sound source

    • B. 

      Receiver

    • C. 

      Sound wave

    • D. 

      Pitch

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