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Answer the following questions based on sound waves.

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1.

The velocity of a wave is equal to the product of the _______ and the wavelength.
 amplitude frequency time period

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2.

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

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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.
 transverse longitudinal

4.

A note of 250 Hz travels through a solid. If the velocity of sound in the solid is 5000 m/s, the wavelength is _______.
 1 m 10.0 m 20 m 30 m

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5.

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

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6.

If the time period of vibration of a tuning fork is 1 / 2560 of a second, its frequency of vibration is
 2816 Hz 2304 Hz 2560 Hz 3072 Hz

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7.

The loudness of sound depends on the _______.
 frequency amplitude 36 more pages in School Physics Quiz