What is Music

Sounds which is pleasant to hear is called Music

We like such sounds


  • Sound of a musical instrument like guitar,harmonium
  • Sound of a melodious singer

What is Noise

Sounds which is not pleasant to hear is called Noise

Hence,unpleasant sounds are called Noise

We do not like such sounds


  • Sound of Electrical Appliances like Mixers
  • Sound of Horns of Buses
  • Sound of Construction Activity

Difference between noise and music

Check here  



NCERT Question 3 (f) - In the following statements, tick T against those which are true, and F against those which are false:

Unwanted or unpleasant sound is termed as music. (T/F)

View Answer



NCERT Question 4 (d) -  Fill in the blanks with suitable words.

Unwanted sound is called ..........................

View Answer   

Subscribe to our Youtube Channel -

  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 13 Class 8 - Sound

About the Author

Davneet Singh's photo - Teacher, Computer Engineer, Marketer
Davneet Singh
Davneet Singh is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 9 years. He provides courses for Maths and Science at Teachoo.