Decipher mysterious sounds with this matching game
From movie sound effects to cryptic waveforms, sound takes on many forms.
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Clamor comes in many packages, from abstract waveforms, to countless spoken words in thousands of languages, to mathematically complex values like the decibel. With such cryptic disguises, it’s no surprise that noise plays tricks on us. Reveal the truth with this trio of matching games.
Waveform Answers (Spoiler!)
1B, 2E, 3C, 4A, 5D
Onomatopoeia Answers (Spoiler!)
1B, 2D, 3E, 4A, 5C
Sci-fi Special Effects
Sci-fi SFX Answers (Spoiler!)
1D, 2C, 3A, 4E, 5B
This story originally published in the Noise, Winter 2019 issue of Popular Science.