Sound Quiz: Trivia Questions! MCQ

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Sound Quiz: Trivia Questions! MCQ

Sound quiz: trivia questions MCQ. Sound is created when something vibrates and sends waves of energy into our ears. It passes through a medium and the stronger the vibrations the louder the sound. In this quiz you will get to test out what you know about different mediums that sound passes through and the results of each. Do give it a shot and see how well you will do!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Special dog whistles make sounds that people cannot hear, no matter how hard you blow the whistle. Why can't people hear these whistles?
    • A. 

      The pitch is too high.

    • B. 

      The sound is too long.

    • C. 

      The volume is too low.

    • D. 

      The whistle is too small.

  • 2. 
    A string telephone is made by stretching a piece of strings between two cups.  how does the string telephone work?
    • A. 

      Sounds are changed to electricity.

    • B. 

      Sounds make the string vibrate.

    • C. 

      Sounds travel through the air.

    • D. 

      Sounds travel through the string digitally.

  • 3. 
    Sam was swimming underwater when she thought she heard a porpoise squeak.  What can be said about Sam's observation?
    • A. 

      She must have imagined it, because sound cannot travel in water.

    • B. 

      The sound would be louder if she raised her head above water.

    • C. 

      The sound traveled through the sand on the sea floor.

    • D. 

      Water particles vibrated against her eardrum, which caused her to hear the porpoise.

  • 4. 
    Which of these causes sound?
    • A. 

      Something burning

    • B. 

      Something vibrating

    • C. 

      Charged particles

    • D. 

      Objects changing shape

  • 5. 
    Through which will sound travel fastest?
    • A. 

      Air

    • B. 

      Empty space

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Wood

  • 6. 
    You stretch a rubber band and pull on one side.  The rubber band makes a sound.  You stretch the same rubber band even more and pull on it again.  It makes a different sound.  What property of sound changes?
    • A. 

      Direction

    • B. 

      Pitch

    • C. 

      Reflection

    • D. 

      Volume

  • 7. 
    Which term means how loud a sound it?
    • A. 

      Direction

    • B. 

      Frequency

    • C. 

      Pitch

    • D. 

      Volume

  • 8. 
    What must change in order for the pitch of a sound to change?
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Amplitude

    • C. 

      Reflection

    • D. 

      Absorption