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Sound begins with a
a) disturbance
b) vibration
c) movement of atoms
d) all of the above

Sound waves must travel through
a) a medium
b) a solid, liquid or gas
c) matter
d) all of the above

Sound waves travel slowest through
a) water
b) air
c) steel
d) space

Sound waves travel fastest through
a) hot air
b) cold air
c) ocean water
d) wood

Sound waves move out in all
a) mediums
b) vibrations
c) directions
d) particles

Sound waves are
a) longitudinal waves
b) tranverse waves
c) seismic waves
d) shock waves

Like all other waves, sound waves can
a) be reflected
b) be absorbed
c) be transmitted
d) all of the above

A reflected sound wave is called a(n)
a) trabsverse wave
b) bend
c) echo
d) seismic wave

The speed of sound depends on
a) elasticity (how stretchy something is)
b) density
c) temperature
d) all of the above

When sound waves enter s room through an open door, they spread out. This is called
a) diffraction
b) refraction
c) refection
d) diffusion

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