Which of the following statements about sound is NOT true…

JAMB 1980

Which of the following statements about sound is NOT true?

A. sound is a longitudinal wave

B. sound can be reflected and refracted like light

C. sound travels through a vacuum

D. sound moves faster in a steel wire than in air

E. sound can ony be produced by vibrating objects

Correct Answer: Option C


Sound cannot travel through a vacuum. A vacuum is an area without any air, like space. So sound cannot travel through space because there is no matter for the vibrations to work in.

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