Class 8 Science Chapter 13 MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) of Sound for CBSE and State board students prepared for new academic session 2022-2023 free to use. All the contents are prepared from latest NCERT Books issued for new academic session 2022-23. Now a days MCQs are important part of question papers in exams. These MCQ contains all the important extra questions covering the complete chapter of NCERT Book class 8 Science chapter 13.

Class 8 Science Chapter 13 MCQ for 2022-2023

Class: 8Science
Chapter: 13Sound
Contents: MCQ Online Tests

MCQ Tests with Answers for Class 8 Science Chapter 13

Q1

In order to reduce the loudness of a sound, we have to:

[A]. Decrease its frequency of vibration of the sound.
[B]. Increase its frequency of vibration of the sound.
[C]. Decrease its amplitude of vibration of the sound.
[D]. Increase its amplitude of vibration of the sound.
Q2

Consider the following statements and choose the correct one:

[A]. Sound is produced by the vibration of vocal cords.
[B]. The human voice box or larynx contain two ligaments known as “vocal cords”.
[C]. The human beings produce sound by using the voice box which is called larynx.
[D]. All the above.
Q3

The loudness of sound is determined by its:

[A]. Amplitude of vibration
[B]. Ratio of amplitude and frequency of vibration
[C]. Frequency of vibration
[D]. Product of amplitude and frequency of vibration
Q4

1 hertz is equal to:

[A]. 1 vibration per minute
[B]. 10 vibrations per minute
[C]. 60 vibrationsper minute
[D]. 600 vibrations per minute
Q5

Vikash is doing his homework which is given by his teacher. Would you help him to choose the incorrect sentences?

[A]. When the muscles of vocal cords contract and stretch, the vocal cords become tight and thin and a sound of high frequency is produced.
[B]. When the muscles relax, the vocal cords become loose and thick and a sound of low frequency is produced.
[C]. Due to the shorter vocal cords, the frequency or pitch of a woman’s voice is higher than that of a man.
[D]. None of the above.
Q6

Which of the following statement is or are incorrect?

[A]. Sound can travel through solids, liquids and gases.
[B]. The sound of ringing telephone bell travels to us through the air in the room.
[C]. Sound cannot travel through vacuum because vacuum has no molecules which can vibrate and carry sound waves.
[D]. None of the above.
Q7

Ultrasound has frequency of vibration:

[A]. Between 20 and 20,000 Hz
[B]. Below 20 Hz
[C]. Above 20,000 Hz
[D]. Between 500 and 10,000 Hz
Q8

Puja is writing some statements but she confused to know whether the statements are correct or not? If you know the answer to this question, then tell her:

[A]. Most of the sounds which we hear in our everyday life reach us through the air.
[B]. Sound cannot be heard on the surface of moon because there is no air to carry the sound waves.
[C]. The astronauts who land on moon, talk to each other through wireless sets using radio waves.
[D]. Sound can be heard on the moon but only the 1/6th part of the total sound.
Q9

The loudness of sound depends on:

[A]. Its amplitude
[B]. Its time period
[C]. Its frequency
[D]. Its speed
Q10

In which of these medium can sound travel?

[A]. Wood and Water
[B]. Wood and Water and Air
[C]. Air and Vacuum
[D]. Water and Air and Vacuum
Q11

Read the following sentences carefully, and choose the incorrect one:

[A]. [A] The speed of sound in air is 340 meters per second.
[B]. The speed of sound in water is 1500 meters per second.
[C]. Sound travels at a speed of 5000 metres per second through iron or steel.
[D]. None of the above.
Q12

In a quiz competition, you are asked a question where you have to choose the statement which is/ are incorrect?

[A]. The outer part of ear is called “pinna”.
[B]. The inner part of ear has a coiled tube called “cochlea”.
[C]. The three tiny bones in the ear act as a system of levers and sound vibration passing them on the brain.
[D]. None of the above.
Q13

Which of the following vibrates when a musical note is produced by the cymbals in an orchestra?

[A]. Stretched strings
[B]. Stretched membranes
[C]. Metal plates
[D]. Air columns
Q14

Consider the following statements and choose the incorrect one:

[A]. Partial hearing loss can also be caused by noise pollution.
[B]. Partial hearing loss is generally due to an illness, infection, injury or old age.
[C]. Hearing Aid is a small sound amplifying device worn on the ear by any deaf person.
[D]. None of the above
Q15

Which of the following sound frequencies can be heard by a woman having a normal hearing range?

[A]. 25000 Hz and 15 kHz
[B]. 15 kHz and 40000 Hz
[C]. 15 kHz and 25 Hz
[D]. 25 Hz
Q16

Before playing the orchestra is in a musical concert a sitarist tries to adjust the tension and pluck the string suitably. By doing so he is adjusting:

[A]. Intensity of the sound only
[B]. Amplitude of the sound only
[C]. Frequency of the sitar string with the frequency of other musical instruments
[D]. Loudness of the sound
Q17

A key of mechanical piano is first struck gently and then struck again but much harder this time. In the second case:

[A]. Sound will be louder but pitch will not be different
[B]. Sound will be louder and the pitch will also be higher
[C]. Sound will be louder but pitch will be lower
[D]. Both loudness and pitch will remain unaffected
Q18

Badal appeared in class test but he confused to know the correct statement. Would you help him to know that?

[A]. Stringed musical instruments produce musical sounds by the vibration of a stretched string.
[B]. Wind musical instruments produce musical sound by the vibration of air columns inside them.
[C]. Membrane type musical instruments produce sound by the vibration of thin stretched membranes.
[D]. All the above.
Q19

The speed of highly penetrating “ultrasonic waves” is:

[A]. Lower than those of audible sound waves
[B]. Higher than those of audible sound waves
[C]. Much higher than those of audible sound waves
[D]. Same as those of audible sound waves
Q20

In a quiz competition, you are asked a question where you have to choose the statement which is/ are incorrect?

[A]. Ultrasound is used to study the growth of foetus inside the mother’s womb.
[B]. Ultrasound is used to measure the depth of sea or ocean and also used to locate underwater objects.
[C]. Ultrasound is used in the treatment of muscular pain and a disease called arthritis which is inflammation of joints.
[D]. None of the above.
Q21

Recently, in a science class test, you are asked a question where you have to say whether the statements are correct or not?

[A]. The sounds of frequencies less than 20 hertz are called infrasonic.
[B]. The range of audible frequency of sound for human hearing is from 20 hertz to 20000 Hertz.
[C]. The sound of frequencies greater than 20,000 hertz are called ultrasonics.
[D]. All the above.
Q22

Consider the following statements and choose the correct one:

[A]. The pitch of a sound depends on the frequency of vibration.
[B]. If the frequency of vibration is low, the sound produced has a low pitch.
[C]. If the frequency of vibration is high, the sound produced has a high pitch.
[D]. All the above.
Q23

In a science quiz competition, Payel is asked a question where she had to choose the statement which was/were incorrect?

[A]. The voice of a woman is shriller than that of a man.
[B]. The voice of a small baby is even more shrill than that of a woman.
[C]. As the frequency of vibration of an object increases, the pitch or shrillness of sound produced by it also increases.
[D]. None of the above.
Q24

Which of the following statement is or are incorrect?

[A]. The number of vibrations made in one second is called the frequency of vibration.
[B]. When an object makes one vibration per second, its frequency is said to be 1 hertz.
[C]. The loudness of sound depends on the amplitude of vibrations of the vibrating object.
[D]. All the above.
Q25

The sound from a mosquito is produced when it vibrates its wings at the average rate of 500 vibration per second. What is the time period of the vibration?

[A]. 0.002 seconds
[B]. 0.02 seconds
[C]. 0.2 seconds
[D]. 2.0 seconds

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