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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 _______.

  wavelength

  period

  amplitude

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2.

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

  frequency

  amplitude

 

3.

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

  amplitude

  frequency

  time period

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4.

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

  pitch

  loudness

  amplitude

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5.

If the time period of vibration of a tuning fork is 1 / 1536 of a second, its frequency of vibration is

  1280 Hz

  2048 Hz

  1792 Hz

  1536 Hz

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6.

A low-pitched sound is very shrill in nature.

  True

  False

 

7.

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

  δ (delta)

  λ (lambda)

  κ (kappa)

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