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Sound wave is a type of
a) transverse wave b) longitudinal wave c) standing wave d) bow wave
How are frequency and pitch related?
a) indirectly b) directly c) no relationship d)
We (humans) cannot hear sounds that are
a) infrasonic b) ultrasonic c) both infrasonic and ultrasonic d) neither infrasonic and ultrasonic
All sound is produced by
a) objects under pressure b) a vibration c) radio stations d) none of these answers
Sound cannot travel in
a) air b) steel c) water d) a vacuum
Sound travels slowest through
a) solid b) liquid c) gas d)
What a wave travels through is called
a) air b) water c) a medium d) matter
A pulse of compressed air that is part of a sound wave is called a rarefaction.
a) True b) False c) d)
The word pitch refers to the period of a sound wave.
a) True b) False c) d)
As a sound source approaches you which of the following are true?
a) A.) pitch increases and frequency increases b) B.) pitch decreases and frequency decreases c) neither A nor B d)
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