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MTEL Physics: Sound Waves & Principles of Acoustics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which wave parameter is related to the pitch of a sound?

Question 2 2. Wave speed can be found by multiplying the wavelength by the

Question 3 3. When playing a trumpet, the vibrations made by the lips on the mouthpiece have to match the resonant frequency of

Question 4 4. All sound waves are which type of wave?

Question 5 5. Wave speed can be found by dividing the wavelength by the

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Question 6 6. If 100% of the light frequencies resonate with the electrons of an object, then the object will exhibit

Question 7 7. When the vibrations of one object match the resonant frequency of a second object, the first object increases the _____ of the vibrations of the second object.

Question 8 8. While the actual frequency does not change, the apparent frequency may change if the wave source is

Question 9 9. Of the following choices, a sound wave would travel fastest in a

Question 10 10. Which wave parameter measures the spatial distance of one wave cycle?

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Question 11 11. Which two parameters can both be measured in meters?

Question 12 12. Within a medium of the same state, wave speed increases with _____ temperature and _____ density.

Question 13 13. Which wave parameter measures the time it takes to complete one cycle?

Question 14 14. The substance that a sound wave travels through is called the

Question 15 15. Which scale is used to measure the intensity of sound?

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Question 16 16. Amplitude is a measure of how much _____ is being carried by a wave.

Question 17 17. A sonic boom is produced when an airplane travels

Question 18 18. Resonance of sound waves results in

Question 19 19. An ambulance siren moving toward you will have a _____ pitch than when it is traveling away from you.

Question 20 20. Which wave parameter measures the number of cycles that are completed in one second?

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Question 21 21. Which wave parameter is related to the volume of a sound?

Question 22 22. Resonance of light waves results in

Question 23 23. Which wave parameter can be found by multiplying the wavelength by the frequency?

Question 24 24. By studying the red and blue shifts of the galaxies, scientists concluded that the universe is

Question 25 25. When a light source is quickly approaching you, you may perceive a

MTEL Physics: Sound Waves & Principles of Acoustics Chapter Exam Instructions

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