Relationship Between Sound Wave Properties & Sound Perception


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What is a sound wave?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a property of sound?

2. Which of these is a property of sound that DOES NOT affect how it is perceived?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of sound perception. To pass the quiz, you will need to display knowledge regarding the properties of sound.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll be tested on:

  • The various properties of sound
  • The definition of a sound wave
  • How higher amplitudes and frequencies affect the way you hear sound

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on sound perception
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as high frequency and low frequency
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the relationship between sound perception and sound waves

Additional Learning

To learn more about sound, review the accompanying lesson entitled Relationship Between Sound Wave Properties & Sound Perception. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define sound waves and understand their relation to sound perception
  • Understand the differences between high and low frequencies
  • Define related terms, such as amplitude and timbre