Mechanical Wave Test

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Mechanical Wave Test

A mechanical wave in the interesting physics (seriously) is a wave that transfers energy through a medium. Examples include sound waves and seismic waves. Not examples are humans or other living things. So, we can say the mediums are non-living yes?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the difference between a mechanical and an electromagnetic wave?
    • A. 

      Electro

    • B. 

      Wave

    • C. 

      Time

    • D. 

      Medium

  • 2. 
    Which is a type of mechanical wave?
    • A. 

      Sun beam

    • B. 

      Xrays

    • C. 

      Transverse wave

    • D. 

      Electro wave

  • 3. 
    A parameter of mechanical wave include?
    • A. 

      Ray

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Amplitude

    • D. 

      Sound

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      X ray

    • B. 

      Water wave

    • C. 

      Micro wave

    • D. 

      Electromagnetic wave

  • 5. 
    The highest point of a transverse wave is referred to as?
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Crest

    • C. 

      Amplitude

    • D. 

      Trough

  • 6. 
    The distance between a subsequent crest and a trough is half of?
    • A. 

      Wavelength

    • B. 

      Frequency

    • C. 

      Amplitude

    • D. 

      Time

  • 7. 
    The lowest point of a wave is known as?
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Crest

    • C. 

      Trough

    • D. 

      Amplitude

  • 8. 
    How many parts has a transverse wave?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      None

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 9. 
    The wavelength is the distance from crest to?
    • A. 

      Trough

    • B. 

      Crest

    • C. 

      Node

    • D. 

      Right angle

  • 10. 
    The farthest distance apart in the longitudinal wave is the?
    • A. 

      Crest

    • B. 

      Wavelength

    • C. 

      Rarefaction

    • D. 

      Compression