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