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What form of energy is produced and transmitted by vibrations?
a) Light
b) Space
c) Exercising
d) Sound

Sound travels in ____.
a) waves
b) cars
c) a taxi cab
d) a straight line

The ________ of sound is the number of vibrations in a given amount of time.
a) frequency
b) hertz
c) decibels
d) pitch

The ______ of sound is the distance between compressions.
a) wavelength
b) amplitude
c) energy
d) compression

What is determined by the frequency of a vibrating object?
a) pitch
b) energy
c) quality of sound
d) overtones

Which state of matter allows sound to travel the fastest?
a) solid
b) liquid
c) gas
d) plasma

Why does sound travel the slowest through gases?
a) The molecules are farthest apart.
b) The molecues are too close together
c) The molecules don't like each other.
d) There are no molecules

How do musical instruments produce sound?
a) They vibrate
b) They move up and down
c) By plucking or hitting them
d) The really reflect sound, no produce it

Sound must travel through _____.
a) all of the other answers
b) gases
c) liquids
d) solids

Which unit measure the frequency of sound?
a) hertz
b) decibels
c) inches
d) feet

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