Interpreting Graphs of Sounds of Different Loudness


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How does sound travel?

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1. _____ is the loudness of a sound.

2. In order to measure a sound's volume, you need to look at the _____ of the wave.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This convenient quiz and worksheet will assess how much you know about graphing sounds of different loudness. You can take this multiple-choice quiz on a computer or mobile device.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Here's what the quiz will cover:

  • How sound travels
  • Word that describes the loudness of a sound
  • What to look at in order to measure a sound's volume
  • The unit of measurement used for volume
  • Viewing noise on a graph

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about graphing sounds of different loudness
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about measuring volume and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how sound travels

Additional Learning

Delve deeper into this topic by reviewing the related lesson titled Interpreting Graphs of Sounds of Different Loudness. Here's a snapshot of what the lesson covers:

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