Waves, Light, Sound

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 Waves,Light,Sound
Basic quiz on waves, light, sound, refraction, reflection, interference

  
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  • 1. 

    In this animation, what type of wave is shown?
    • 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. 

    The type of wave shown is a __________ wave.

  • 4. 

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

      Destructive

    • B. 

      Constructive

    • C. 

      Refraction

    • D. 

      Reflection


  • 5. 
    ____________ is when a wave, like light, bounces off an object.

  • 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. 

      Radio waves

    • 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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