Published 09 Apr, 2020

# Sound & Light Basics GK Quiz Set-1

Physics of sound and light is another basic concept quiz to test your abilities and concepts in these core physics topics. This is a very simple science quiz for students and learners with thirty questions. The questions range from various discoveries to common natural phenomena from these same related topics, namely light, and sound.

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A. Light
B. Electricity
C. Sound
D. Heat
A. 1 KHz
B. 20 Hz
C. 50 KHz
D. 20,00 Hz
A. Amplifier
B. Microphone
C. Audiometer
D. Speaker
A. Speaker
B. Microphone
C. Amplifier
D. Audio Player
A. 20 Hz
B. 500 Hz
C. 2 KHz
D. 20 KHz
A. Vacuum
B. Air
C. Water
D. Iron
##### 7. The branch of physics that deals with the study of sound is called?
A. Optics
B. Thermodynamics
C. Kinematics
D. Acoustics
A. Air
B. Water
C. Vacuum
D. Steel
##### 9. The sound that reflects back after hitting a surface is called as?
A. Reverberations
B. Echo
C. Acoustic Interference
D. Ultrasonic Sound
A. Wavelength
B. Frequency
C. Speed
D. Quality
A. Meter
B. Decibel
C. Hertz
D. Angstrom
A. Sound
B. Heat
C. Electricity
D. Light
##### 13. The term used by scientists to describe the entire range of light that exists from radio waves to gamma rays is known as?
A. pH Scale
B. Light Canvas
C. Electromagnetic Spectrum
D. Rainbow
A. Air
B. Water
C. Steel
D. Vacuum
A. Electrons
B. Photons
C. Protons
D. Neutrons
##### 16. What type of waves are light waves based on the direction of wave motion?
A. Transverse Wave
B. Longitudinal Wave
C. Surface Wave
D. Standing Wave
##### 17. The wave nature of light was established by
A. Issac Newton
B. Albert Einstein
C. Thomas Young
D. Christiaan Huygens
##### 18. The phenomenon of light that proves that light is a transverse wave is
A. Refraction of Light
B. Reflection of Light
C. Interference of Light
D. Polarization of Light
##### 19. Who first discovered the electromagnetic nature of light?
A. Heinrich Hertz
B. James Maxwell
C. Thomas Young
D. Louis De Broglie
##### 20. The physicist who first discovered the phenomena of diffraction of light and also coined the word 'diffraction' was?
A. Leonardo Da Vinci
B. James Maxwell
C. Francesco Maria Grimaldi
D. Thomas Young
##### 21. The physicist awarded the Nobel prize for his discovery of the law of photoelectric effect was?
A. Issac Newton
B. Albert Einstein
C. James Maxwell
D. Louis De Broglie
##### 22. The phenomena in which light waves combine to form a resultant wave in which the displacement is either reinforced or cancelled is known as?
A. Diffraction of Light
B. Poalrization of Light
C. Interference of Light
D. Scattering of Light
##### 23. The phenomena of slight bending of light when it passes around the edge of an object is known as?
A. Polarization of Light
B. Diffraction of Light
C. Interference of Light
D. Refraction of Light
##### 24. The nature of light waves are similar to that of?
A. Waves
B. Particles
C. Both Waves and Particles
D. Strings
##### 25. The phenomenon of light bouncing back on hitting a mirror or shiny object is known as?
A. Reflection of Light
B. Refraction of Light
C. Transmission of Light
D. Polarization of Light
##### 26. Who was the first person to find out the speed of light?
A. Galileo
B. Issac Newton
C. Ole Rømer
D. Albert Einstein
##### 27. What is the effect of the temperature of the medium on the speed of light?
A. Speed Decreases
B. Speed Increases
C. Remains Unaffected
D. Becomes Infinite
##### 28. How much time does it take for the light from the Sun to reach the Earth's surface?
A. 8 Hours 20 Minutes
B. 8 Minutes 20 Seconds
C. 8 Seconds
D. 8 Days 20 Hours
##### 29. Which of the following phenomenons proves the particle nature of light?
A. Interference of Light
B. Diffraction of Light
C. Refraction of Light
D. Photoelectric Effect
A. Scattering
B. Diffraction
C. Polarization
D. Interference

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