Sound Vibrations and waves

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Science Quiz on Sound Vibrations and waves, created by Thomas Shurmer on 07/06/2013.
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Question 1

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Sound is a form of what
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  • Energy
  • noise

Question 2

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Sounds are made when things do what
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  • band together
  • vibrate

Question 3

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Which of the following can sound pass through
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  • solids
  • liquids
  • vacuum
  • gases

Question 4

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The speed of sound is faster through materials that have particles that are closer together - true or false
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  • true
  • false

Question 5

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sound energy moves in all directions because the particles move in all directions unless something stops them - true or false
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  • true
  • false

Question 6

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the unit of frequency is called what
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  • decibels
  • Hertz

Question 7

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Sound waves with a high frequency produce sounds with a
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  • High pitch
  • Low pitch

Question 8

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The amplitude refers to what about a sound wave
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  • the height of the sound wave
  • the distance between each wave

Question 9

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the loudness of a sound depends on what
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  • the frequency of the sound wave
  • the amplitude of the sound wave

Question 10

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louder sounds have more or less energy
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  • less
  • more

Question 11

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louder sounds have bigger or smaller amplitudes
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  • bigger
  • smaller

Question 12

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sound waves travel through what before entering the ear
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  • the air
  • a vacuum

Question 13

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sound waves cause the ear drum to do what
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  • vibrate
  • buzz

Question 14

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the vibrations are passed onto the what
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  • the cochlea
  • the brain

Question 15

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sounds cause what to vibrate
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  • the ear drum
  • the ear lobe
  • the ear canal

Question 16

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people who are exposed to loud noises for long periods of time are at risk of what
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  • going blind
  • damaging their hearing and going deaf
  • getting a head ache

Question 17

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to avoid loud noise damage people often wear what
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  • hats
  • ear protection
  • glasses
  • a tie

Question 18

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unpleasant sound is often called what
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  • noise
  • music
  • talking

Question 19

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your hearing can get bad due to which of the following
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  • getting old
  • listening to loud music
  • illness
  • mums nagging

Question 20

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he loudness of a sound is measured in
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  • decibels (dB)
  • volts (V)
  • amps (A)
  • watts (w)

Question 21

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The threshold of hearing is what
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  • the loudest sound we can hear
  • the quietest sound we can hear
  • none of the above

Question 22

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soft materials do what
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  • reflect sound
  • absorb sound

Question 23

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what materials are used for sound proofing
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  • hard materials
  • soft materials

Question 24

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light energy can travel through space (a vacuum) but sound energy cannot - true or false
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  • false
  • true

Question 25

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which travels faster light or sound
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  • light
  • sound

Question 26

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light travels at what speed
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  • 300 meters per second
  • 300 million meters per second
  • 3000 meters per second

Question 27

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sound travels at what speed
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  • about 330 meters per second
  • about 3000 meters per second
  • about 3 meters per second

Question 28

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both light waves and sound waves can be reflected - true or false
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  • true
  • false

Question 29

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when sound waves are reflected we call it what
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  • a wave
  • an echo
  • a noise
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