Sound Waves
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What type of energy does a sound wave have?

    answer choices

    Mechanical

    Radiant

    Electrical

    Sound

  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Sound is produced by -----

    answer choices

    Heat energy

    Low temperatures

    Vibrations

    Friction

  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q.

    True or False: Sound needs a medium.

    answer choices

    True

    False

  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q.

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

    answer choices

    Compression

    Longitudinal

    Neither

    Both longitudinal and compression

  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q.

    True or False: Sound waves are faster than light.

    answer choices

    False

    True

  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q.

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

    answer choices

    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 -----

    answer choices

    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 ---

    answer choices

    Rarefaction

    Amplitude

    Compression

    Hertz

  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q.

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

    answer choices

    Hertz

    Amplitude

    Frequency

  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q.

    The unit for measuring frequency is the ---

    answer choices

    Joule

    Hertz

    Gram

    Newton

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

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

    answer choices

    Wavelength

    Hertz

    Frequency

    Amplitude

  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q.

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

    answer choices

    Frequency

    Resonance

    Interference

    Speed

  • Question 13
    180 seconds
    Q.

    The speed of sound depends on these two things:

    answer choices

    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 ---

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    Liquids

    Gases

    Solids

  • Question 15
    60 seconds
    Q.

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

    answer choices

    Infrasonic waves

    Ultrasonic waves

  • Question 16
    60 seconds
    Q.

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

    answer choices

    Refraction

    Reflection

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