Science Quiz / Sound

Random Science or Definition Quiz
Score 0/24 Timer 20:00
How much matter there is in a given volume
A description of how high or low the sound seems to a person
brass and woodwind instruments are in this category of instruments
These three bones make up the smallest bones in your body- hammer, stirrup
The object's highest natural frequencies
The ability of a material to bounce back after being disturbed
Sound waves with frequencies above the normal human range of hearing
Describes your perception of the energy of a sound
The lowest natural frequency of an object
A reflected sound wave
Sound with frequencies below the human range of hearing
A set of notes that combine in patterns that are pleasing
The study of how sounds interact with each other and the environment
A disturbance that travels through a medium as a longitudinal wave
Sound waves make this vibrate in the ear
The change in frequency of a wave as its source moves in relation to an observer
Guitar and violin are examples of these instruments
This affects the sound quality of a musical instrument by increasing the loudness of certain overtones
Gas, solid, liquid are the three types of these that sound can travel through
In cold temperatures this is how sound travels
Where the vocal cords are located
When the echoes of a sound are heard after the sound source stops producing sound waves
A fluid filled cavity shaped like a snail shell in the ear
The amount of energy a sound wave carries per second through a unit area
Remove Ads.
Support Sporcle.
Get the best of Sporcle when you Go Orange. This ad-free experience offers more features, more stats, and more fun while also helping to support Sporcle. Thank you for becoming a member.

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Log In

Sporcle TV

Today on Sporcle TV

Watch our educational content, quiz creation guides, and fun videos on Sporcle TV.

Show Comments


Top Quizzes Today

Score Distribution

Paid Content

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.

Report this User

Report this user for behavior that violates our Community Guidelines.