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Know These Facts About Sound Waves!

3rd - 12th grades
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1 Question
30 seconds
Q.

The speed of sound is around how many miles per hour?


700

567

767

2 Question
30 seconds
Q.

The vibrations create ___________ which move through mediums such as air and water before reaching our ears.


Sound waves

Radio waves

Seismic waves

3 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Which part of our body vibrates in a similar way to the original source of the vibration?


Eyes

Hands

Ears

4 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Sound can’t travel through a vacuum.


True

False

5 Question
30 seconds
Q.

The loudest possible sound traveling through air is calculated at _________ dB.


100

157

194

6 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Which of the following is the only sea animal that can hear ultrasounds and use echolocation to read their surrounding environment?


Eel

Shark

Dolphin

7 Question
30 seconds
Q.

The speed of sound is referred to as _________.


Mach 1

Mach 2

Mach 3

8 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Any speed over the speed of sound is known as ___________.


Ultrasonic

Supersonic

Subsonic ammo

9 Question
30 seconds
Q.

________ is five times the speed of sound and is known as hypersonic sound.


Mach 3

Mach 4

Mach 5

10 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Birds use sound to make __________ that help them navigate in their migrations.


Sound echo

Sound maps

Sound breed

11 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Dolphins are capable of hearing sounds underwater from as far as how many miles away?


15

20

25

12 Question
30 seconds
Q.

What term is known as the scientific study of sound waves.


Waveology

Acoustics

Soundentalist

13 Question
30 seconds
Q.

The loudest natural sound on Earth is caused by what?


Earthquake

An erupting volcano

Cyclone

14 Question
30 seconds
Q.

The cry of a human baby is about how many decibels?


115

15

167

15 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Dogs are capable of hearing sounds at a much higher frequency than humans can.


True

False

16 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Flies are the only insect that can hear any kind of sound.


True

False

17 Question
30 seconds
Q.

If you clap in front of Chichen Itza's El Castillo pyramid, the echo will sound like a __________.


Cry of a baby

Chirping bird

Roar of lion

18 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Sound travels __________ through the air than by water.


Slower

Faster

19 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Sound cannot travel through space since there is only one molecule to travel through.


True

False

20 Question
30 seconds
Q.

The speed of sound is calculated at a temperature of __________.


-3° C

20° C

5° C