PhysSci7: Sound Reading Questions
  • 1. Sound is a form of -
A) motion
B) liquid
C) light
D) energy
  • 2. Sound is produced by -
A) changes in the state of matter
B) energy changing form
C) vibrating objects
D) thinking about objects
  • 3. Sound can only travel through -
A) matter
B) empty space
C) solid objects
D) water
  • 4. Sound travels fastest through -
A) gels
B) solids
C) gases
D) liquids
  • 5. Which of the following would sound travel fastest through?
A) a pool of water
B) empty space
C) a block of iron
D) a mixture of gases
  • 6. Sound travels in -
A) straight lines
B) empty space
C) waves
D) circular motions
  • 7. Vibrations in your vocal chords allow you to -
A) speak
B) feel
C) see
D) hear
  • 8. Sound can travel in outer space.
A) true
B) false
  • 9. What does the word "sound" mean in paragraph 1?
A) a form of energy produced by vibrating objects
B) a form of energy that travels in waves and can move in empty space
C) the substance that does not allow electricity to travel through it
D) the amount of matter in an object
  • 10. What does the word "vibrate" mean in paragraph 3?
A) a form of energy produced by vibrating objects
B) a force that works against motion
C) move back and forth rapidly
D) the measure of the amount of gravity acting on an object's mass
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