What is an undesired high level of sound called?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 4 weeks ago

What is an undesired high level of sound called?
 
(a) Air
 
(b) Music
 
(c) Noise
 
(d) Speakers
 
This question was posed to me in an internship interview.
 
Question is taken from Environmental Issues in chapter Environmental Issues of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 4 weeks ago

The correct answer is (c) Noise
 
To explain: An undesired unpleasant loud or high level of sound that causes disturbance is called noise. It is measured in Hertz (Hz) which is a derived unit of frequency and is defined as cycles per second.