Sound: Definition, Influences, Pitch & Volume


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What is a sound?

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1. Which of the following is not a feature of a sound wave?

2. A high, squeaky sound is described by which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You are going to be prompted with questions that concern topics like the semantics of sound, sound waves, and different ways in which sound can be measured and/or characterized.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To put it explicitly, you are going to be examined on:

  • Sound's definition
  • The makeup of sound waves
  • What one might describe as a high squeaky sound
  • Sound one might describe as being loud
  • Ways in which people hear sounds

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about several properties of sound
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about sound in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the structure of a sound wave

Additional Learning

Take advantage of your access to more information on sound, pitch, and volume with our accompanying lesson by the name of Sound: Definition, Influences, Pitch & Volume. This lesson will elaborate on concepts such as:

  • Influences on sound
  • Mechanics of wave frequencies
  • Wave amplitude