# General Knowledge - General Science - Discussion

Discussion Forum : General Science - Measurements (Q.No. 1)
1.
What is the unit for measuring the amplitude of a sound?
Decibel
Coulomb
Hum
Cycles
Explanation:
No answer description is available. Let's discuss.
Discussion:
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Pra said:   9 months ago
Sound waves are measured in decibels (db) whereas light waves are measured in frequency.
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Ayush said:   4 years ago
The amplitude of sound is measured in decibels unit.
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Vikrant said:   6 years ago
Intensity of sound measured in decibel not amplitude.
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Surya dev said:   6 years ago
From my point of view, the decibel is an unit of intensity of sound.
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Vishnu sharma said:   6 years ago
Because unit of weaves (even sound or light) is measure in frequency, so unit of sound is decibels and also for amplitude.
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Bhargav Koshiya said:   7 years ago
Sound to be measured in dB.
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Sangram said:   7 years ago
The Sound is measured in decibel.
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Kavya said:   8 years ago
I agree with the given answer option A.

Pavithra said:   8 years ago
@Arvind C Shah.

AUM stands for Arbitary Unit of Mass.

Vainav said:   8 years ago