# Basic Wave Quiz

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• 1.
You are in a boat which is being tossed about by some constant, steady waves. In this scenario, which best describes wavelength?
• A.

The distance from the highest point of the wave to the lowest.

• B.

The distance from the top of one wave to the trough of the next.

• C.

The distance from the top of one wave to the top of the next.

• D.

The distance from the equilibrium position to the peak.

• 2.
You are in a boat which is being tossed about by some constant, steady waves. In this scenario, which best describes equilibrium position?
• A.

The lowest point of the wave

• B.

The highest point of the wave

• C.

Where the water would be in calm seas.

• D.

There is no way to answer this question without further information.

• 3.
A wave is moving through a medium with a wave of 13 m/s. If this wave has a frequency of 7.00 Hz, what is the wavelength? Be careful typing in your answer. Only answers with the correct number of sig figs and units will be accepted.