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____ is what you hear as the quality of sound.
a) timbre b) pitch c) intensity d) frequency
Loudness is how the ear perceives
a) frequency b) pitch c) amplitude d) intensity
Sound travels ________ in air than in water
a) faster b) slower c) louder d) softer
Sound does not travel through
a) wooden doors b) steel rails c) outer space d) water
The Doppler effect causes an apparent change in
a) resonance b) loudness c) intensity d) pitch
Beats result from:
a) diffraction b) reflection c) interference d) refraction
The hammer, anvil, and stirrup are in the:
a) inner ear b) outer ear c) middle ear d) cochlea
Sonar is used to find:
a) distance b) speed c) angle of reflection d) time
The ____ ear contains the cochlea.
a) outer b) inner c) middle d) stirrup
The system of using sound to measure distance is called:
a) acoustics b) timbre c) seismographs d) sonar
A disturbance that travels through a medium as a longitudinal wave is
a) music b) sonar c) noise d) sound
How well particular sounds can be heard in a particular room or hall is:
a) intensity b) pitch c) acoustics d) dissonance
Sound produced when notes that have no musical relationship are played together is:
a) dissonance b) acoustics c) intensity d) pitch
Quality of the sound you hear
a) acoustics b) pitch c) timbre d) decibels
Amount of energy the wave carries per second through a unit area is
a) sonar b) noise c) intensity d) ultrasound
How high or low the sound seems to a person
a) timbre b) pitch c) intensity d) dissonance
Apparent change in frequency as a wave source moves in relation to a listener is
a) pitch b) sonar c) Doppler effect d) decibels
Sound waves with frequencies above normal human range of hearing are
a) infrasound b) ultrasound c) intersound d) acoustics
A mixture of sound waves that don't sound pleasing together
a) music b) sound c) elasticity d) noise
System of detecting reflected sound waves
a) sonar b) cochlea c) intensity d) Doppler effect
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