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Chapter 15 - Characteristics Of Waves

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Chapter 15 - Characteristics of Waves
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1.  Constructive interference occurs when two waves
A.
B.
C.
D.
2.  In standing waves, the ____________________ are points with no amplitude.  (the point where the rope does not appear to move)
3.  The amplitude of a transverse wave is found by measuring the distance
A.
B.
C.
D.
4.  Answer these questions - make sure you label which is which!a.  What does the person transfer to the rope by pulling it up and down at point A?b.  What does the direction of arrow B indicate?c.  In what direction does the medium move relative to the direction of the wave? Explain.d.  What kind of wave is being generated?e.  What does point C represent?f.  What is the medium through which the wave is moving?
5.  The highest part of a wave is called the ________________________.
6.  A longitudnal wave has a large amplitude if
A.
B.
C.
D.
7.  a.  What does arrow M indicate?b.  What does arrow N indicate?c.  What does the dotted line AB represent?d.  Which numbered angle represents the angle of incidence?e.  Which numbered angle represents the angle of reflection?f.  What does the line CAD represent?
8.  BONUS:  Describe the difference between constructinve and destructive interference.
9.  The bending of waves around the edge of a barrier is known as _____________________. 
10.  An example of a reflected wave is
A.
B.
C.
D.
11.  All of the following are types of waves EXCEPT:
A.
B.
C.
D.
12.  Waves that require a medium to travel through  are called _________________________ waves. 
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