Mechanical Waves Exam Quiz!

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Mechanical Waves Exam Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is not a type of mechanical wave?
    • A. 

      Longitudinal wave 

    • B. 

      Surface wave 

    • C. 

      Transverse wave 

    • D. 

      Radio wave 

  • 2. 
    What kind of mechanical wave is sound?
    • A. 

      Transverse waves

    • B. 

      Longitudinal wave 

    • C. 

      Seismic waves 

    • D. 

      Surface waves 

  • 3. 
    Which of these best pertains to the propagation of mechanical waves?
    • A. 

      Mechanical energy 

    • B. 

      Wave motion 

    • C. 

      Period 

    • D. 

      Amplitude 

  • 4. 
    Which of these does not require a material medium for propagation?  
    • A. 

      Water wave 

    • B. 

      Radio wave 

    • C. 

      Sound wave 

    • D. 

      Seismic wave 

  • 5. 
    What is the maximum displacement of mechanical waves called?
    • A. 

      Period 

    • B. 

      Propagation 

    • C. 

      Amplitude 

    • D. 

      Wave motion 

  • 6. 
    Which kind of wave is Love waves?
    • A. 

      Electromagnetic wave 

    • B. 

      Mechanical waves 

    • C. 

      Surface waves 

    • D. 

      Ocean waves 

  • 7. 
    Which of these mechanical waves is the slowest?
    • A. 

      Rayleigh waves 

    • B. 

      Surface waves 

    • C. 

      Ground roll 

    • D. 

      Seismic wave 

  • 8. 
    What is the time taken for the displacement of particles in save called?
    • A. 

      Frequency 

    • B. 

      Time 

    • C. 

      Period 

    • D. 

      Displacement 

  • 9. 
    What type of surface wave is the fastest?
    • A. 

      Radio wave 

    • B. 

      Ocean wave 

    • C. 

      Love waves 

    • D. 

      Rayleigh wave 

  • 10. 
    Why is mechanical wave different from electromagnetic wave?
    • A. 

      Presence of wave motion 

    • B. 

      Presence of material medium 

    • C. 

      Initiation of propagation 

    • D. 

      Presence of high amplitude 

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