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AudioPedia 101 - Sound Waves & Hearing.
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the difference between dBu and dbV
the space above your head
the ceiling height inside an iso-booth
the difference between average & peak level
The deciBel scale measures...
The so-called Threshold of Pain for human hearing is approximately...
Clipping of an analog wave...
shortens the notes in a musical phrase
creates sub frequencies
is an inaudible change of the waveshape
creates distortion harmonics
20 kHz is...
20 thousand Hertz
2 million Hertz
2 thousand Hertz
An analog sound wave is...
a continuous wave
a numerical sequence
a stepped wave
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 perceptual quality associated with the physical property of Amplitude is...
The varying high & low pressure zones of a sound wave in the air are called...
tops & bottoms
compressions & rarefactions
pushes & pulls
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
A graph of equal-loudness contours for human hearing is called...
A ringing in the ear caused by temporary or permanent hearing damage is...
the Megadeth syndrome
the doorbell syndrome
a bell curve
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
dBspl and dBu measure (respectively)...
voltage & power
voltage & current
acoustic sound pressure & voltage
power & voltage
The (approximate) frequency limits of human hearing are...
20 Hz - 20 kHz
100 Hz - 10 kHz
0 Hz - 100 kHz
10 Hz to 10 kHz
The perceptual quality associated with the physical property of Frequency is...
An acoustic sound wave consists of...
variations in voltage
variations in air pressure
variations in current
variation in watt
The three physical properties of sound are...
loudness, pitch, & voltage
amplitude, frequency, & waveshape
high, medium, & low pressure
bass, mid and treble
The perceptual quality associated with the physical property of Waveshape is...
Multiple simultaneous sine wave frequencies in a vibrating object are...
harmonics & overtones
melodies and harmonies
harmonies & unisons
harmonies & octaves
In a waveform graph the vertical & horizontal axes represent...
amplitude & time
amplitude & frequency
frequency & timbre
timbre & amplitude
Sound Waves & Hearing
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