 Sound Waves
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• Question 1
60 seconds
Q.

What type of energy does a sound wave have?

Mechanical

Electrical

Sound

• Question 2
60 seconds
Q.

Sound is produced by -----

Heat energy

Low temperatures

Vibrations

Friction

• Question 3
60 seconds
Q.

True or False: Sound needs a medium.

True

False

• Question 4
60 seconds
Q.

Sound waves are also known as ----- waves.

Compression

Longitudinal

Neither

Both longitudinal and compression

• Question 5
60 seconds
Q.

True or False: Sound waves are faster than light.

False

True

• Question 6
60 seconds Q.

Areas of increased pressure on a sound wave are known as a ----

Rarefaction

Compression

Frequency

Amplitude

• Question 7
120 seconds Q.

The distance from the beginning of one compression to the beginning of the next compression is called a -----

Rarefaction

Frequency

Wavelength

Compression

• Question 8
60 seconds Q.

Spread out areas or areas of decreased pressure on a sound wave are known as a ---

Rarefaction

Amplitude

Compression

Hertz

• Question 9
60 seconds
Q.

The number of wavelengths that pass a fixed point each second is known as ----

Hertz

Amplitude

Frequency

• Question 10
60 seconds
Q.

The unit for measuring frequency is the ---

Joule

Hertz

Gram

Newton

• Question 11
30 seconds Q.

The measure of the amount of energy in a wave is ----

Wavelength

Hertz

Frequency

Amplitude

• Question 12
60 seconds
Q.

The Tacoma Narrows Bridge, musical instruments, and crystal stemware are examples of -----

Frequency

Resonance

Interference

Speed

• Question 13
180 seconds
Q.

The speed of sound depends on these two things:

The type of medium and the temperature of the medium

Speed of the medium and temperature of the medium

Temperature of the medium and sound of the medium

None of the above

• Question 14
60 seconds
Q.

Sound waves travel the fastest through ---

Liquids

Gases

Solids

• Question 15
60 seconds
Q.

Sound waves that are beyond the range of human ear are known as ----

Infrasonic waves

Ultrasonic waves

• Question 16
60 seconds Q.

Sonar and echolocation use ----- to detect objects under water.