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AudioPedia 101 - Sound Waves & Hearing.
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the difference between average & peak level
the space above your head
the difference between dBu and dbV
the ceiling height inside an iso-booth
A graph of equal-loudness contours for human hearing is called...
The varying high & low pressure zones of a sound wave in the air are called...
tops & bottoms
compressions & rarefactions
pushes & pulls
Multiple simultaneous sine wave frequencies in a vibrating object are...
harmonics & overtones
melodies and harmonies
harmonies & unisons
harmonies & octaves
Clipping of an analog wave...
creates distortion harmonics
is an inaudible change of the waveshape
shortens the notes in a musical phrase
creates sub frequencies
A transient usually corresponds to...
the pitch of a note
the peak level of a note
the overall length of a note
the average level of a note
The perceptual quality associated with the physical property of Waveshape is...
An acoustic sound wave consists of...
variations in air pressure
variations in current
variation in watt
variations in voltage
An analog sound wave is...
a continuous wave
a numerical sequence
a stepped wave
The (approximate) frequency limits of human hearing are...
10 Hz to 10 kHz
20 Hz - 20 kHz
100 Hz - 10 kHz
0 Hz - 100 kHz
20 kHz is...
2 thousand Hertz
20 thousand Hertz
2 million Hertz
A ringing in the ear caused by temporary or permanent hearing damage is...
the Megadeth syndrome
a bell curve
the doorbell syndrome
Unity Gain means...
both left & right speakers are at the same level
all tracks in a mix are at the same level
no change in amplitude between input & output
In a waveform graph the vertical & horizontal axes represent...
timbre & amplitude
amplitude & frequency
frequency & timbre
amplitude & time
The so-called Threshold of Pain for human hearing is approximately...
The perceptual quality associated with the physical property of Frequency is...
The deciBel scale measures...
dBspl and dBu measure (respectively)...
acoustic sound pressure & voltage
voltage & current
voltage & power
power & voltage
The three physical properties of sound are...
high, medium, & low pressure
bass, mid and treble
amplitude, frequency, & waveshape
loudness, pitch, & voltage
The perceptual quality associated with the physical property of Amplitude is...
A transient is...
the decaying portion of a note
a short recording session
the initial impact at the beginning of a note
the tail of a long reverb
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