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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 4500 times in 6 s is _______.

  1250 Hz

  500 Hz

  750 Hz

  1000 Hz

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2.

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

  longitudinal

  transverse

 

3.

The frequency of a note that is one octave higher than a note of 768 Hz is _______.

  776 Hz

  800 Hz

  1024 Hz

  6144 Hz

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4.

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

  time period

  amplitude

  frequency

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5.

A note of 500 Hz travels through a solid. If the velocity of sound in the solid is 5000 m/s, the wavelength is _______.

  2 m

  5.0 m

  10 m

  30 m

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6.

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

  amplitude

  frequency

  time period

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7.

The SI unit of frequency is _______.

  Hertz

  Coulomb

  Joule

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