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School Physics Quiz : Sound


Answer the following questions based on sound.

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1.

An airtight bell-jar is inverted on a platform connected to a vacuum pump. An electric bell fitted into the jar is operated but its sound cannot be heard. This is because sound cannot travel through _______.

  air

  glass

  vacuum

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2.

The sound of thunder is heard 6 s after the flash of lightning. If the speed of sound in air is 330 m/s, then the cloud is at a distance of _______.

  55.0 m

  110.0 m

  990 m

  1980 m

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3.

The lower limit of frequency that can be heard by the average human is about

  2 Hz

  20 Hz

  200 Hz

  2000 Hz

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4.

When sounds reach the _______ or tympanic membrane, they make it vibrate.

  eardrum

  cochlea

  hammer

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5.

A _______ note is the lowest note obtained on blowing gently across the top of a test-tube.

  fundamental

  harmonic

  overtone

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6.

The process by which sound vibrations are produced in pipes is known as _______.

  refraction

  resonance

  rarefaction

  reflection

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7.

The repetition of sound which is reflected from an object is referred to as _______.

  the pitch

  an echo

  the amplitude

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