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