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Sound & Hearing Basics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How does sound move differently through water than air?

Question 2 2. What makes all sound?

Question 3 3. Which of the following would make a high-pitched sound?

Question 4 4. Why is there no sound in space?

Question 5 5. Which of the following describes a sound's loudness?

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Question 6 6. Sound is measured in units called _____.

Question 7 7. The _____ produces wax, which can protect your body from bacteria and germs that might try to get in through your ear.

Question 8 8. _____ is when your ears are ringing or buzzing after exposure to loud sounds.

Question 9 9. Which of the following examples is the best way to prevent hearing damage?

Question 10 10. Which one of these sounds is likely to measure around 130 decibels?

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Question 11 11. How can sound travel through objects or between objects?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is TRUE about how sound travels?

Question 13 13. What is NOT true of how sound travels?

Question 14 14. Sounds travels in a particular way. Sounds travels in _____.

Question 15 15. How can whales communicate?

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Question 16 16. What is the purpose of the wax you have in your ears?

Question 17 17. What is the main job of the outer ear?

Question 18 18. Which part of the ear has liquid and tiny hairs in it?

Question 19 19. What happens to sound when it gets to the eardrum?

Question 20 20. What are the smallest bones in your body called?

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Question 21 21. What affects the speed of sound?

Question 22 22. Which of following describes how high or low a sound is?

Question 23 23. How do sounds reach your ears?

Question 24 24. Which of the following describes how loud or quiet a sound is?

Question 25 25. Sounds waves look different depending on their volume. Which of the following sounds would produce the tallest sound wave?

Sound & Hearing Basics Chapter Exam Instructions

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