Sound Quizzes & Trivia

Did you know that sound can’t travel through a vacuum? Or that the speed of sound is around 767 miles per hour? Or that the loud noise you create by cracking a whip occurs because the tip is moving so fast it breaks the speed of sound?

Certainly sound is a tremendously interesting topic. And that is why we reserved these special quizzes for this subject with questions ranging from “What is an echo?”, and “How does the phenomenon of sound occur?”, to “Which type of waves are the longest?”, and “If a wave has a low frequency, what type of wavelength does it have? ” Take theses quizzes and find out actually how sound are your information about sound! Good luck!


The sound is as a result of vibrations through the air and cannot pass through a vacuum. Both light and sounds are forms of energy which we learned this past week. Just how much of the topic did you get to understand? Do you know...

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 5461   |  Last updated: Feb 1, 2019
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    When light bounces off a smooth, shiny surface, what process has occurred?

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...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 2598   |  Last updated: Feb 1, 2019
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    The lower the frequency, the _____________ the sound.

Sound as discussed in our previous classes is as a result of vibrations in matter as a result of force being applied to objects. Sound is known as a form of energy. This quiz will allow you to assess your knowledge of the...

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 2416   |  Last updated: Feb 1, 2019
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    Sound travels best through ___________________.

Determine whether each of the following arguments are VALID and/or SOUND. Remember: A valid argument is one whose conclusion is guaranteed if we assume that its premises are true, and a sound argument is one that is valid and...

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 2188   |  Last updated: Jan 10, 2013
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    Either President Lincoln was assassinated, or he was killed in an accident. President Lincoln was not killed in an accident. Therefore, President Lincoln must have been assassinated.

Sound to picture for Eric

Questions: 30  |  Attempts: 720   |  Last updated: Feb 11, 2013
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    What is a "mix stem"?




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What will happen to the sound if the frequency is low?
The correct answer to this question is lower. Sound is what we hear every day. It can be anything from a dog barking to thunder. Frequency is related to sound, as it is the number of waves that pass through sound. Being that they are related when one
What happens to the speed of the sound wave if the frequency of the wave is lowered?
The pitch of the sound that will be created will highly depend on the frequency of the sound wave. These are related to each other. If the frequency of the sound will increase, the wavelength will start to increase. This means that high tones will me
What are the correct options? Before playing the orchestra in a musical concert, a sitarist tries to adjust the tension and pluck the string suitably. By doing so, he is adjusting a) The...
The correct answer to this question is B. A sitar is an instrument that has a long, broad, fretted neck and a gourd-shaped body. It can have 18, 19, 20, or 21 strings. Up to 6 or 7 of the strings run over curved or rasied frets. The remainder of the
How loud are noises in space?
Its space everyoneknows that there is no sound in space!
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