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October 23, 2018 - Welcome Guest!

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Science of Sound

Please read each question carefully and select the correct answer by clicking on the corresponding button. The answer key will be provided after the quiz is scored. Streeeetch that mind!

1.

Why do people often experience ringing in the ears after a loud music concert?

Some cilia in the ear have been destroyed and are "dying".
The hammer, anvil and stirrup are still sending electrical waves to the brain.
The brain is still processing subtle vibrations of the cilia.
The pinna is still funneling trapped sound waves.
I don't know
2.

How fast does sound travel?

400 miles per hour
760 miles per hour
1000 miles per hour
1.2 million miles per hour
I don't know
3.

Sound travels faster:

On cold, humid days
On hot, humid days
On hot, dry days
None of the above: it always travels at the same speed
I don't know
4.

Through which of the following mediums does sound travel the fastest?

Mercury
Water
Wood
Glass
I don't know
5.

Humans can hear sounds between 20 and 20,000 Hz (hertz) and dogs can hear between 20 and 40,000 Hz. How about dolphins?

5 - 10,000 Hz
80 - 60,000 Hz
110 - 130,000 Hz
40 - 400,000 Hz
I don't know
6.

The first plane to break the sound barrier was The Bell X-1, piloted by Chuck Yeager. What year was this historic feat achieved?

1939
1943
1947
1950
I don't know
7.

Which of the following can create a sonic boom?

A shot bullet
A tornado
Lightening
A lawn mower
I don't know
8.

What can be measured by ultrasound?

Both internal organs and bone
Only liquid based objects/tissue
Anything giving off infrared heat
Anything emitting sound waves
I don't know
9.

Which of the following animals DO NOT use sonar?

Bats
Porpoises
Shrews
Beavers
I don't know
10.

Mach 1 is the speed of sound. What is the highest speed that has been reached by an airplane?

Mach 3
Mach 5
Mach 6
Mach 8
I don't know
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