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School Physics Quiz : Sound Waves


Answer the following questions based on sound waves.

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1.

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

  amplitude

  frequency

 

2.

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

  amplitude

  pitch

  loudness

  Half-n-half Clue
 

3.

A low-pitched sound is very shrill in nature.

  True

  False

 

4.

The loudness of sound depends on the _______.

  frequency

  amplitude

 

5.

A note of 250 Hz travels through a solid. If the velocity of sound in the solid is 3500 m/s, the wavelength is _______.

  1 m

  7.0 m

  14 m

  21 m

  Half-n-half Clue
 

6.

The frequency of a tuning fork that vibrates 3750 times in 3 s is _______.

  1250 Hz

  1500 Hz

  1750 Hz

  1000 Hz

  Half-n-half Clue
 

7.

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

  longitudinal

  transverse

 


 
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