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Mini-Quiz: Sound and Acoustics in Buildings

by Ron Kurtus (21 February 2007)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. What can happen if you hear a concert in a poorly designed auditorium?

The ticket prices are lower to get people to show up

The music doesn't sound even close to what you hear on a CD

You are not allowed to record the concert for your own use

2. What is often done in factories to reduce the noise?

They put fabric-covered cubical walls around the equipment

The company sends the work overseas

Workers wear earplugs

3. What type of sound seems to go right through thick apartment walls?

Low frequency sound, such as the boom, boom, boom of the bass

Nothing goes through the walls if they are made of asbestos material

Cell phone conversations

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Physics. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


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