Sound Waves Simulation QUIZ

10 Questions
Sound Waves Simulation Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The lower the frequency, the _____________ the sound.
    • 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. 
    • 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. 
    If a sound wave travels 5 meters in 0.01567 seconds, what is the speed of the sound wave?
    • A. 

      319 m/s

    • B. 

      0.07835 m/s

    • C. 

      4.984 m/s

    • D. 

      5.01567 m/s