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School Physics Quiz : Sound Waves


Answer the following questions based on sound waves.

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1.

The loudness of sound depends on the _______.

  frequency

  amplitude

 

2.

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

  loudness

  amplitude

  pitch

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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.

  longitudinal

  transverse

 

4.

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

  time period

  amplitude

  frequency

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5.

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

  κ (kappa)

  δ (delta)

  λ (lambda)

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6.

The maximum displacement of a vibrating body from its mean position is called _______.

  frequency

  amplitude

  time period

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7.

The frequency of a tuning fork that vibrates 6000 times in 6 s is _______.

  1250 Hz

  750 Hz

  1500 Hz

  1000 Hz

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