Physics Final

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1.  The explanation for refraction must involve a change in
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2.  One AMU is the mass of
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3.  Wave interference occurs for
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4.  A floating leaf oscillates up and down two complete cycles each second as a water wave passes by. What is the wave's frequency?
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5.  High pitched sound has a high
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6.  Suppose you sound a 1056-Hz tuning fork at the same time you strike a note on the piano and hear 2 beats/second. You tighten the piano string very slightly and now hear 3 beats/second. What is the frequency of the piano string?
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7.  If at a concert, a wind blows directly from the orchestra toward you, the frequency of the sound you hear will be
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8.  A wave having a frequency of 1000 Hz vibrates at
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9.  A wave oscillates up and down two complete cycles each second. If the wave travels an average distance of 6 m in 1 s, its wavelength is
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10.  The vibrations of a longitudinal wave move in a direction
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11.  A floating leaf oscillates up and down two complete cycles in 1 s as a water wave passes by. The wave's wavelength is 10 m. What is the wave's speed?
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12.  The frequency of the second hand on a clock is
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13.  A boat at anchor is rocked by waves whose crests are 40 m apart and whose speed is 10 m/s. These waves reach the boat once every
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14.  A single raindrop illuminated by sunshine disperses
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15.  If you walk toward a mirror at a certain speed, the relative speed between you and your image is
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16.  The vibrational direction of the electron and the plane of polarization of the light it emits
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17.  Which of the following is fundamentally different from the others?
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18.  Polarization is a property of
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19.  The source of all electromagnetic waves is
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20.  Different colors are dispersed by a prism because different colors in the prism have different
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21.  It is difficult to see the roadway in front of you when you are driving on a rainy night mainly because
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22.  Light shines on a pane of green glass and a pane of clear glass. The temperature will be higher in the
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23.  If the Sun were to disappear right now, we wouldn't know about it for 8 minutes because it takes 8 minutes
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24.  Complementary colors are two colors that
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25.  List the following atoms in order of increasing atomic size: Thallium, Tl;  Germanium, Ge; Tin, Sn; Phosphorus, P. 
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26.  The following statement describes which subatomic particle best?  It is electrically charged. 
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27.  What vibrates within an atom as it emits electromagnetic waves?
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28.  The element bromine, Br (atomic number 35), has two major isotopes of similar  abundance, both around 50 percent. The atomic mass of bromine is reported in the  periodic table as 79.904 atomic mass units. Choose the most likely set of mass numbers  for these two bromine isotopes. 
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29.  Which of the following elements are in the same group as silicon (Si)? 
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30.  Which color of light comes from the higher energy transition, red or blue?
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31.  Considering how small atoms are, what are the chances that at least one of the atoms  exhaled in your first breath will be in your last breath? 
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32.    If you remove two protons and two electrons from a sulfur atom (S), what new  element is formed? 
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33.  If two protons and two neutrons are removed from the nucleus of an oxygen atom, a  nucleus of which element remains?
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34.  The nucleus of an electrically neutral iron atom contains 26 protons. How many  electrons does this iron atom have? 
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35.  Which of the following elements is in the fourth period? 
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36.  Which of the following atoms is the largest?
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37.  A 340-Hz sound wave travels at 340 m/s in air with a wavelength of
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38.  Reverberation is a phenomenon you would be most likely to hear if you sing in the 
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39.  A wave travels an average distance of 1 m in 1 s with a frequency of 1 Hz. Its  amplitude is 
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40.  The phenomenon of beats results from sound
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41.  A beam of light strikes a plane mirror along a line perpendicular to the plane of the  mirror. The mirror is then rotated through a certain angle. The angle of the reflected beam  relative to the incoming beam is rotated through an angle that is 
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42.  If the atmosphere were about 40 times thicker, at noon the Sun would appear 
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43.  A Doppler effect occurs when a source of sound moves
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44.   Which of the following might best explain the reason why electrons are restricted to  certain energy levels in an atom?
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45.  When you tune a radio to a certain station, you match the frequency of the internal  electrical circuit to the frequency of that radio station. In so doing, you are employing the  principle of 
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