Chapter 15 Waves Transfer Energy

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Energy Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    (p.489)  A ______ is a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another.
  • 2. 
    (p.489) Sight is a transfer of _____ waves.
  • 3. 
    (p.489)  Waves transfer energy over _______ without moving matter.
  • 4. 
    (p.489)  Concept check.  The force of an ocean wave travels from the ocean to the beach with the water moves__________?
    • A. 

      Back and forth

    • B. 

      Side to side

    • C. 

      Up and down

  • 5. 
    (p.491)  A ________ is and substance that a waves moves through.
  • 6. 
    (p.491) The medium for an ocean wave is ______.
  • 7. 
    (p.491)  Concept check.  The medium for the sound wave of Mr. Pennington voice in this class room is ______ (solid, liquid, gas).
  • 8. 
    Waves that transfer energy though matter are known as _________ waves.
  • 9. 
    (p.492)  In a stadium the audiance can do "the wave".  In what direction are the people in the stadium moving?  (with the wave)  or (up and down)
  • 10. 
    Waves are classified by how they _______
  • 11. 
    (p.493)  A wave that travels 90 degrees perpendicular to the direction of disturbance is called a  ______ wave.
  • 12. 
    (p.494) A _______ wave travels in the same direction as the disturbance.
  • 13. 
    A slinky or spring is an example of a ________wave.
  • 14. 
    A ocean wave is an example of a ______ wave.
  • 15. 
    Sound is an example of a _______ wave.
  • 16. 
    _____ starts a disturbance that travels through a medium.
  • 17. 
    ______ travels through the medium, leaving matter in place.
  • 18. 
    (p.495) Given the data for WK1  1.2m  1.1m  1.1m  1.5m  4.7m  1.2m 1.1m, find the mean.
  • 19. 
    Given the data for WK1  1.2m  1.1m  1.1m  1.5m  4.7m  1.2m 1.1m, find the median.
  • 20. 
    Given the data for WK1  1.2m  1.1m  1.1m  1.5m  4.7m  1.2m 1.1m, find the mode.
  • 21. 
    On the fifth day the waves were 4.7m high.  Did this effect the mean, median, or mode the greatest.