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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

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

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

The word pitch refers to the period of a sound wave.
a) True
b) False

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

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