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Pitch and Volume in Sound Waves

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

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help to gauge your understanding of the properties of pitch and volume in sound waves. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include the parameters and scales used to measure sound waves.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • The wave parameter related to volume of sound
  • Which parameter is related to pitch
  • The scale used to measure intensity of a sound
  • What type of waves sound waves are classified as
  • What amplitude measures

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the parameters related to pitch and volume in sound waves in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the scaled used to measure sound intensity and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the type of wave sound waves are

Additional Learning

To learn more about the properties of pitch and volume in sound waves, review the corresponding lesson called Pitch and Volume in Sound Waves. This lesson can help you learn more about:

  • The five parameters that describes a wave's energy
  • What each parameter measures
  • Definitions of intensity and volume
  • Why volume is proportional to amplitude
  • Pitch and the acoustic range
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