5th Grade Sound Quiz Questions

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5th Grade Sound Quiz Questions


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is sound?
    • A. 

      A form of loudness

    • B. 

      A form of energy

    • C. 

      A form of movement

  • 2. 
    How is sound made?
    • A. 

      By the sun

    • B. 

      By an amplifier

    • C. 

      By vibration of matter

  • 3. 
    What unit is used to measure sound?
    • A. 

      The decibel

    • B. 

      The Richter scale

    • C. 

      The wave

  • 4. 
    What level of sound will cause immediate damage to the human ear?
    • A. 

      200 dB

    • B. 

      140 dB

    • C. 

      85 dB

  • 5. 
    What happens to the wavelength of a sound when the frequency increases?
    • A. 

      It decreases

    • B. 

      It stays the same

    • C. 

      It increases

  • 6. 
    Sound travels faster through a solid than through a gas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What causes sound?
    • A. 

      Waves of light

    • B. 

      Molecules moving through air

    • C. 

      The vibration of an object

    • D. 

      Molecules moving through space

  • 8. 
    What type of waves are sound waves?
    • A. 

      Longitudinal waves

    • B. 

      Seismographic waves

    • C. 

      Compressional waves

    • D. 

      Electromagnetic waves

  • 9. 
    Sound waves move
    • A. 

      In the opposite direction of the source

    • B. 

      In the same direction as the source

    • C. 

      In all directions toward the source

    • D. 

      In all directions away from the source

  • 10. 
    Sound must have _____ to move through.
    • A. 

      Velocity

    • B. 

      Matter

    • C. 

      Acceleration

    • D. 

      Weight

  • 11. 
    Sound travels ____ light.
    • A. 

      At the same speed as

    • B. 

      Slower than

    • C. 

      Faster than

  • 12. 
    Sounds carry
    • A. 

      Energy

    • B. 

      Protons

    • C. 

      Molecules

    • D. 

      Electrons

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