Sound Wave MCQ Questions and Answers Quiz

11. Which of the following will remain unchanged when a sound wave travels in air or in water?

  1. frequency
  2. wavelength
  3. amplitude
  4. speed

12. _______________ is an example for mechanical wave.

  1. radio wave
  2. light wave
  3. sound wave
  4. infrared wave

13. Which of the following quantities is transferred during wave propagation?

  1. speed
  2. mass
  3. energy
  4. matter

14. A sound wave is produced when an object

  1. accelerates
  2. decelerates
  3. vibrates
  4. remains stationary

15. The wavelength of a wave is measured in

  1. metres
  2. hertz
  3. seconds
  4. decibels

16. An echo occurs when a sound wave is

  1. absorbed
  2. transmitted
  3. refracted
  4. reflected

17. Another name for the unit Hertz is

  1. cycles per second
  2. seconds per cycle
  3. metres per second
  4. decibels

18. Sound travels fastest in

  1. a vacuum
  2. the sea
  3. the atmosphere
  4. a broom stick

19. Which of the following does not describe a sound wave?

  1. transverse wave
  2. longitudinal wave
  3. compression wave
  4. push-pull wave

20. An animal that can hear sound frequencies higher than a human child is

  1. a human adult
  2. a cod fish
  3. a bat
  4. an eagle
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