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School Physics Quiz : Sound Waves


Answer the following questions based on sound waves.

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1.

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

  amplitude

  period

  wavelength

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2.

The SI unit of frequency is _______.

  Joule

  Hertz

  Coulomb

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3.

A low-pitched sound is very shrill in nature.

  True

  False

 

4.

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

  longitudinal

  transverse

 

5.

A note of 500 Hz travels through a solid. If the velocity of sound in the solid is 4000 m/s, the wavelength is _______.

  2 m

  4.0 m

  8 m

  24 m

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6.

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

  frequency

  amplitude

 

7.

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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