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!

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    What is sound?

Sound is made as a result of vibrations and passes through mediums at different speeds. Do you know that sound travels faster in water than in air? How good are you when it comes to basic knowledge of sound, how it is produced...

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    Sound travels best through ___________________.

The sound is basically a vibration that travels through the air that can be heard when it gets to the ear. While you were in school, you might have discovered the different sound patterns and how to measure how high or low it is....

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    The lower the frequency, the _____________ the sound.

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...

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    When light bounces off a smooth, shiny surface, what process has occurred?


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    The repetition of initial (first) consonant letters or sounds in word groups...

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