We can hear a whooshing sound when we hold a spiral conch shell near our ears. What is the most likely reason behind this?

Answer: [C] The ambient noise around us resonates inside the shell

The most likely explanation for the wave-like noise is ambient noise from around us. The seashell that we hold just slightly above our ear captures this noise, which resonates inside the shell.

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