WONDER #535: What Is a Sonic Boom?
Question 1 of 3
A sonic boom is a loud sound caused by shock waves created by any object that travels through the air faster than the speed of what?
Question 2 of 3
If a plane is flying at the speed of sound, it is said to be going what?
- Mach 1
- Mach 2
- Mach 3
- Mach 4
Question 3 of 3
At an altitude of about 20,000 feet, sound travels at about how many miles per hour?
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