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School Physics Quiz : Sound Waves


Answer the following questions based on sound waves.

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1.

The effect produced in the ear due to the sound of a particular frequency is called the _______.

  loudness

  amplitude

  pitch

  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.

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

  transverse

  longitudinal

 

3.

The velocity of a wave is equal to the product of the _______ and the wavelength.

  frequency

  time period

  amplitude

  Half-n-half Clue
 

4.

The maximum displacement of a vibrating body from its mean position is called _______.

  amplitude

  frequency

  time period

  Half-n-half Clue
 

5.

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

  frequency

  time period

  amplitude

  Half-n-half Clue
 

6.

The frequency of a tuning fork that vibrates 6000 times in 6 s is _______.

  1250 Hz

  1000 Hz

  1500 Hz

  750 Hz

  Half-n-half Clue
 

7.

A note of 500 Hz travels through a solid. If the velocity of sound in the solid is 3500 m/s, the wavelength is _______.

  2 m

  3.5 m

  7 m

  21 m

  Half-n-half Clue
 


 
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