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School Physics Quiz : Sound Waves


Answer the following questions based on sound waves.

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1.

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

  transverse

  longitudinal

 

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.

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

  Half-n-half Clue
 

4.

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

  wavelength

  period

  amplitude

  Half-n-half Clue
 

5.

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

  time period

  amplitude

  frequency

  Half-n-half Clue
 

6.

If the time period of vibration of a tuning fork is 1 / 2304 of a second, its frequency of vibration is

  2560 Hz

  2048 Hz

  2816 Hz

  2304 Hz

  Half-n-half Clue
 

7.

A low-pitched sound is very shrill in nature.

  True

  False

 


 
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