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8L Sound and Hearing Multiple Choice Test

8L Sound and Hearing Multiple Choice Test

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Chapter 12Multiple choice test
Hodder Science Assessment Pack © 2003 Hodder & Stoughton Educational
Chapter 12 Sound and musicSoW ref 8L Sound and heating
Name Class TeacherThere is only one correct answer to each question. Tick (
)
the box next to the answerthat you think is right.1
The best way to think about sounds is as
A
draughts in the air 
B
radio signals picked up by your ears
C
vibrations passing through substances
D
reflections off things, like light for seeing
2
Lis was learning the guitar. Her tutor said there were two ways to make a higher pitchednote.Which line in the table gives the correct ways of doing this?
Change the tightness of the stringChange the length of thestringA
looser shorter 
B
looser longer 
C
tighter shorter 
D
tighter longer 
A
 
B
C
 
D
 
3
¶In space no-one can hear you scream¶ was a slogan used to advertise the film µAlien¶.The idea in the slogan is true because
A
distances are very large in space
B
space is very cold and that deadens sound
C
spacesuits stop you hearing anything
D
there is nothing to carry the sound in space
 
Chapter 12Multiple choice test
Hodder Science Assessment Pack © 2003 Hodder & Stoughton Educational
4
Which of the following best describes the typical range of frequencies that the human ear can detect?
A
20 Hz ± 20 000 Hz
B
200 Hz ± 2000 Hz
C
1000 Hz ± 10 000 Hz
D
5000 Hz ± 100 000 Hz
5
A sound wave can be displayed on a oscilloscope. The drawing showsa picture of a sound wave. Which of the distances marked is the wavelength?
A
 
B
C
 
D
 
6
Sounds can be displayed as sound waves. Which answer correctly describes howamplitude, frequency, loudness and pitch are related?
A
amplitude = frequency = pitchloudness
B
loudness = frequency = pitchamplitude
C
loudness = amplitude = pitchfrequency
D
there is no relationship between these four things
Questions 7±9 refer to the following drawing of a human ear.7
Which part labelled is the ear drum?
A
 
B
C
 
D
 

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