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School Physics Quiz : Sound Waves


Answer the following questions based on sound waves.

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1.

A low-pitched sound is very shrill in nature.

  True

  False

 

2.

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

  λ (lambda)

  δ (delta)

  κ (kappa)

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3.

The frequency of a note that is one octave higher than a note of 1024 Hz is _______.

  1032 Hz

  1056 Hz

  1280 Hz

  8192 Hz

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4.

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

  wavelength

  amplitude

  period

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5.

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

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6.

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

  longitudinal

  transverse

 

7.

The pitch of a note depends on the _______ of the vibrations.

  amplitude

  frequency

 


 
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