Properties of Sound Quiz

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Properties of Sound Quiz
True or False (7 points)
1. ________ Sound waves are measured in decibels.
2. ________ Fisherman use Echolocation.
3. ________ We can both see and feel sound.
4. ________ Sound does not need a medium to travel through.
5. ________ Sound can travel through space.
6. ________ Amplitude is how loud something is.
7. _______
The Cochlea is a bone.
Multiple Choice (3 points total)
8. Which of the following would be an example of a longitudinal wave?
a. Light traveling through space.
b. A wave traveling in the ocean.
c. Fans doing the wave in a sports stadium.
d. A noisy restaurant.
9. The material through which a wave travels is called the _______________.
a. Crest
b. trough
c. medium
d. surface wave
10. What term refers to how high or low a note is that a listener hears?
a. Volume
b. Energy
c. Amplitude
d. Pitch
Fill in the Blank (4 points)
11. Sound Waves are called _________________________ or ____________________.
12. All waves are forms of _____________________.
13. Sound is produced when _____________________ are vibrating.
14. Label: Amplitude, Wavelength, High Pressure and Low Pressure. (4 points)
15-17. Fill in the Chart and explain the function of each part of the ear. (10 points)
Word Bank: (Not all words will be used)
Hammer
Wavelength
Ear Drum
Auditory Nerve
Stirrup
Anvil
Inner Ear
Sonar
Middle Ear Cochlea
Pinna
Ear Canal
Outer Ear
Amplitude
Outer Ear
Middle Ear
Inner Ear
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18. Draw a picture of the Cochlea. (3 points)
19. What part of the Cochlea stimulates the nerves? ______________________________________
20. How does echolocation work? (2 points)
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21. Name 2 animals that use echolocation? (2 points)
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