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AudioPedia 101 - Sound Waves & Hearing.
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An analog sound wave is...
a numerical sequence
a stepped wave
a continuous wave
In a waveform graph the vertical & horizontal axes represent...
timbre & amplitude
amplitude & frequency
frequency & timbre
amplitude & time
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
A graph of equal-loudness contours for human hearing is called...
The perceptual quality associated with the physical property of Waveshape is...
The varying high & low pressure zones of a sound wave in the air are called...
compressions & rarefactions
tops & bottoms
pushes & pulls
The perceptual quality associated with the physical property of Frequency is...
The three physical properties of sound are...
bass, mid and treble
loudness, pitch, & voltage
amplitude, frequency, & waveshape
high, medium, & low pressure
A ringing in the ear caused by temporary or permanent hearing damage is...
the Megadeth syndrome
a bell curve
the doorbell syndrome
Clipping of an analog wave...
is an inaudible change of the waveshape
shortens the notes in a musical phrase
creates distortion harmonics
creates sub frequencies
A transient is...
the initial impact at the beginning of a note
the tail of a long reverb
a short recording session
the decaying portion of a note
The deciBel scale measures...
The so-called Threshold of Pain for human hearing is approximately...
dBspl and dBu measure (respectively)...
voltage & current
voltage & power
power & voltage
acoustic sound pressure & voltage
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
A transient usually corresponds to...
the average level of a note
the peak level of a note
the overall length of a note
the pitch of a note
20 kHz is...
20 thousand Hertz
2 thousand Hertz
2 million Hertz
The perceptual quality associated with the physical property of Amplitude is...
An acoustic sound wave consists of...
variation in watt
variations in air pressure
variations in voltage
variations in current
Multiple simultaneous sine wave frequencies in a vibrating object are...
harmonies & unisons
harmonies & octaves
melodies and harmonies
harmonics & overtones
the ceiling height inside an iso-booth
the difference between average & peak level
the difference between dBu and dbV
the space above your head
Sound Waves & Hearing
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