Sound Quality: Definition, Differentiation & Noise


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Which of the following best describes the term timbre?

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1. This is described as the strength of the sound.

2. This deals with the frequency of sound wave vibrations.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of sound quality. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include a description of the term timbre as well as knowing higher frequency harmonics that give a sound its unique quality.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessment tools will ask you about the following:

  • Description of timbre
  • Term for the strength of a sound
  • Frequency of sound wave vibrations
  • Higher frequency harmonics that give a sound its unique quality
  • Undesired sound

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on sound quality
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding timbre and the frequency of sound wave vibrations
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the strength of a sound as well as undesired sound

Additional Learning

Watch our entertaining video lesson entitled Sound Quality: Definition, Differentiation & Noise to learn more about this topic. You'll be able to do the following after viewing the material:

  • Describe timbre
  • Relate how loudness and pitch influence your perception of sound
  • Explain what the fundamental frequency is