Sound Waves Simulation Questions! MCQ Trivia

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Sound Waves Simulation Questions! MCQ Trivia

The sound is basically a vibration that travels through the air that can be heard when it gets to the ear. Over the past few weeks, we have discovered the different patterns associated with sound and how to measure how high or low it is. Do you believe you have a proper understanding of sound waves? Take up the test below and refresh your memory.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Higher

    • B. 

      Lower

    • C. 

      Quieter

    • D. 

      Louder

  • 2. 
    The higher the amplitude, the __________________ the sound.
    • A. 

      Higher

    • B. 

      Lower

    • C. 

      Quieter

    • D. 

      Louder

  • 3. 
    The Hertz (Hz) is the unit of measure for which wave property?
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Wavelength

    • C. 

      Amplitude

    • D. 

      Speed

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Sound wave speeds up

    • B. 

      Sound wave slows down

    • C. 

      Sound wave speed does not change

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Sound waves are what type of wave?
    • A. 

      A longitudinal wave

    • B. 

      A transvers wave

    • C. 

      A surface wave

    • D. 

      A tidal wave

  • 6. 
    How loud are noises in space?
    • A. 

      Really loud, nothing out there to stop the sound waves

    • B. 

      Very quiet with a few noises, almost like walking in the forest.

    • C. 

      It's space, everyone knows there are no sounds in space.

    • D. 

      Never been there, I wouldn't know.

  • 7. 
    Sound waves are longitudinal waves which have _________________ and rarefactions.
    • A. 

      Crests

    • B. 

      Compressions

    • C. 

      Troughs

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Sound does not travel in space because
    • A. 

      Too many asteroids

    • B. 

      Too dark

    • C. 

      No air, so there is no medium to travel through.

    • D. 

      What?

  • 9. 
    Another term for a sound reflection off of a wall or other object through which a sound wave cannot pass is
    • A. 

      Amplitude

    • B. 

      Echo

    • C. 

      Reverb

    • D. 

      Vibration

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      319 m/s

    • B. 

      0.07835 m/s

    • C. 

      4.984 m/s

    • D. 

      5.01567 m/s