# Waves, Light, Sound

16 Questions

Basic quiz on waves, light, sound, refraction, reflection, interference

• 1.
• A.

Transverse

• B.

Refracted

• C.

Longitudinal

• D.

Light

• 2.
The material that a wave travels through is called the
• A.

Refraction

• B.

Medium

• C.

Reflection

• D.

Speed

• 3.
• 4.
In this animation what kind of interference is shown?
• A.

Destructive

• B.

Constructive

• C.

Refraction

• D.

Reflection

• 5.
• 6.
What property of waves is shown in the animation?
• 7.
Which of the following is not a type of electromagnetic wave?
• A.

Sound

• B.

Red light

• C.

Gamma rays

• D.

• E.

Microwaves

• 8.
All waves except __________ waves must travel through a medium.
• A.

Sound

• B.

Light

• C.

Water

• D.

Compressional

• 9.
Points A and F onthe wave are ________
• 10.
Points B, E, G, and J on the wave are _______________.
• 11.
Points D and I on the wave are __________________.
• 12.
The distance between A and F is the _____________.
• A.

Frequency

• B.

Period

• C.

Amplitude

• D.

Wavelength

• 13.
The distance from the dotted line to Point A, or the distance from the dotted line to Point D is known as the ______________.
• A.

Frequency

• B.

Period

• C.

Amplitude

• D.

Wavelength

• 14.
this image shows an example of:
• A.

Reflection

• B.

Refraction

• C.

Penumbra

• D.

A broken straw

• 15.
The wave speed equation is v = frequency x wavelength.If the velocity of the wave is 400 m/s  and the wavelength is 2m, what is its frequency?
• A.

200 Hz

• B.

800 Hz

• C.

20 Hz

• D.

400 Hz

• 16.
In this example of constructive interference, what increases?
• A.

Wavelength

• B.

Frequency

• C.

Speed

• D.

Amplitude

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