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School Physics Quiz : Sound Waves


Answer the following questions based on sound waves.

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1.

The frequency of a tuning fork that vibrates 6250 times in 5 s is _______.

  1750 Hz

  1500 Hz

  1000 Hz

  1250 Hz

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2.

The Greek letter _______ is usually used as a symbol to denote the wavelength.

  κ (kappa)

  λ (lambda)

  δ (delta)

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3.

When the movement of a vibrating particle is perpendicular to the direction of the wave, it is termed _______ wave motion.

  longitudinal

  transverse

 

4.

The SI unit of frequency is _______.

  Joule

  Coulomb

  Hertz

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5.

The number of vibrations produced by a vibrating body in one second is called _______.

  amplitude

  time period

  frequency

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6.

The distance between two consecutive crests of a wave is called _______.

  period

  wavelength

  amplitude

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7.

The time in which a vibrating body completes one vibration is called _______.

  amplitude

  time period

  frequency

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