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Can you feel sound waves
a) yes
b) no

Sound can travel through
a) solids and liquids only
b) liquids and gases only
c) solids, liquids, and gases
d) solid and gases only

Sound waves travel
a) only upward
b) only downward
c) all directions
d) sideways

Which below has low pitch but high amplitude?
a) dog whistle
b) a baby screaming
c) a bell
d) thunder

An tornado siren would have?
a) high pitch and high amplitude
b) high pitch low amplitude
c) low pitch low amplitude
d) low pitch and high amplitude

A rubber band will make sound when it is?
a) stretched
b) shot across the room
c) vibrated
d) cut into pieces

A high pitch has
a) short waves far apart
b) tall waves far apart
c) tall waves close together
d) tall waves far apart

The school bell rings when it?
a) rotates
b) vibrates
c) releases heat
d) stores energy

Which best describes frequency?
a) the loudness of sound
b) the energy that bounces off an object
c) the bending of light
d) number of vibrations in a second

When the guitar string is plucked, sound is produced by?
a) the size of the guitar
b) the metal on the guitar
c) the wood on the guitar
d) the vibrations of the string

What allows two students standing ten feet apart hear each other talk?
a) air vibrations
b) electric current
c) solar radiation
d) subatomic particles

Sound travels the fastest through
a) a solid
b) a gas
c) a liquid

The number of times a sound repeats in a second is called?
a) frequency
b) vibrations
c) pitch
d) echo

The back and forth motions that cause sound are called?
a) amplitude
b) frequency
c) vibrations
d) pitch

Sound travels slowest through?
a) A solid
b) A gas
c) A liquid

The highness and lowness of sound is called?
a) pitch
b) frequency
c) sound waves
d) echo

An example of high pitch would be?
a) frog's croaking
b) bird's chirping
c) lion's roaring
d) a drum

The loudness and softness of sound is called?
a) frequency
b) echo
c) amplitude
d) vibrations

A drum would be an example of?
a) low pitch
b) high pitch
c) vocal cords
d) magnetism

Sound that bounces off something and goes back where it comes from is called
a) pitch
b) volume
c) frequency
d) echo

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