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Sound Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Wave speed can be found by multiplying the wavelength by the

Question 2 2. An ambulance siren moving toward you will have a _____ pitch than when it is traveling away from you.

Question 3 3. Which wave parameter is related to the pitch of a sound?

Question 4 4. Amplitude is a measure of how much _____ is being carried by a wave.

Question 5 5. The substance that a sound wave travels through is called the

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Question 6 6. When a light source is quickly approaching you, you may perceive a

Question 7 7. All sound waves are which type of wave?

Question 8 8. Within a medium of the same state, wave speed, in general, increases with _____ temperature.

Question 9 9. By studying the red and blue shifts of the galaxies, scientists concluded that the universe is

Question 10 10. While the actual frequency does not change, the apparent frequency may change if the wave source is

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Question 11 11. Of the following choices, a sound wave would travel fastest in a

Question 12 12. Which wave parameter is related to the volume of a sound?

Question 13 13. Which scale is used to measure the intensity of sound?

Question 14 14. Sound with a frequency of 950 Hz and a wavelength of 1 m will travel _____ kilometers in 5 minutes.

Question 15 15. A sonic boom is produced when an airplane travels

Sound Chapter Exam Instructions

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