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Can You Guess Which Sound Is Quieter?

Whether you’re navigating dense city traffic or cruising Canada’s wide-open highways, enjoy the enhanced interior soundproofing of the 2017 Hyundai Elantra, all made possible by its SUPERSTRUCTURE™.

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  1. Correct!
    Wrong!

    A chirping bird measures at 44 dB, while a jet gives off 150 dB.

    Via chem.purdue.edu
  2. Correct!
    Wrong!

    A travelling car is quieter by registering at 77 dB, whereas a food blender gives off 88 dB.

    Via chem.purdue.edu
  3. Correct!
    Wrong!

    A chainsaw clocks in at 120 dB, which is louder than a 70-dB vacuum cleaner.

    Via chem.purdue.edu
  4. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Garbage disposals (80 dB) are quieter than garbage trucks (100 dB).

    Via chem.purdue.edu
  5. Correct!
    Wrong!

    A football stadium (117 dB) is quieter than a jackhammer (130 dB).

    Via chchearing.org
  6. Correct!
    Wrong!

    With highway traffic averaging 70 dB, it’s quieter than a flushing toilet, which registers at 75–85 dB.

    Via chchearing.org
  7. Correct!
    Wrong!

    At 80 dB, a whistling kettle is quieter than a 110-dB crying baby.

    Via chchearing.org
  8. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Thunder cracking (120 dB) is quieter than a shotgun (170 dB).

    Via chem.purdue.edu // chchearing.org
  9. Correct!
    Wrong!

    An ambulance siren (120 dB) is quieter than a popping balloon (157 dB).

    Via chchearing.org
  10. Correct!
    Wrong!

    A hammer striking a nail gives off 120 dB, which is louder than a car horn at 110 dB.

    Via chchearing.org

Can You Guess Which Sound Is Quieter?

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Decibel measurements cited are approximate and may vary.

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Enjoy the greatly reduced noise and lowered vibration levels in the all-new 2017 Hyundai Elantra.

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The thoroughly engineered structural design, increased steel rigidity, and extended application of soundproofing materials of the SUPERSTRUCTURE™ all help to keep outside noises where they belong.

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