# Sound waves

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11 questions
• Q1
What is the speed of sound in air?
1,125 kilometers per hour
299,792,458 meters per second
186,282 miles per second
343 meters per second
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• Q2
What type of wave is a sound wave?
Mechanical
Transverse
Electromagnetic
Longitudinal
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• Q3
What is the frequency of a sound wave?
The distance between two consecutive compressions
The measure of how loud or soft a sound is
The time it takes for a wave to complete one cycle
The number of complete waves passing a point in one second
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• Q4
How does the pitch of a sound wave change with an increase in frequency?
The pitch becomes higher
The pitch becomes louder
The pitch becomes lower
The pitch remains the same
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• Q5
Which of the following materials is the best conductor of sound?
Liquid
Gas
Vacuum
Solid
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• Q6
Which property of a sound wave determines its volume or loudness?
Amplitude
Frequency
Wavelength
Speed
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• Q7
What is the wavelength of a sound wave?
The speed at which sound travels
The height or intensity of a sound wave
The number of sound waves produced per second
The distance between two consecutive compressions or rarefactions
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• Q8
Which of the following materials is the best conductor of sound?
Wood
Glass
Metal
Plastic
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• Q9
Which of the following best describes sound waves?
Particles that move in a straight line
Electromagnetic waves that can be seen
Vibrations that travel through a medium
Magnetic fields that emit light
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• Q10
What is the difference between pitch and volume in relation to sound waves?
Pitch refers to the speed at which a sound wave travels, while volume refers to the distance it covers.
Pitch and volume are the same thing.
Pitch refers to the frequency of a sound wave, while volume refers to the intensity or amplitude of a sound wave.
Pitch refers to the intensity or amplitude of a sound wave, while volume refers to the frequency of a sound wave.
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• Q11
What is the unit of measurement for frequency?
Hertz (Hz)
Kelvin (K)
Grams (g)
Meters per second (m/s)
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