Exam 7 Numbers 11-15

5 Questions | Total Attempts: 64

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Exam 7 Numbers 11-15

.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    11. When two transverse waves traveling through a medium meet and exactly coincide, the resulting displacement of the medium
    • A. 

      Is the sum of the displacements of each wave.

    • B. 

      Is zero.

    • C. 

      Is always greater than the displacement of either wave alone.

    • D. 

      Is always destructive.

  • 2. 
    12. When two waves having displacements in opposite directions meet, _______________ occurs.
    • A. 

      Complete cancellation

    • B. 

      No interference

    • C. 

      Constructive interference

    • D. 

      Destructive interference

  • 3. 
    13. Two waves meet and interfere constructively. Which one of the following factors increases?
    • A. 

      Period

    • B. 

      Amplitude

    • C. 

      Frequency

    • D. 

      Wavelength

  • 4. 
    14. The diagram above represents two pulse waves moving toward each other through a medium. The two waves will exactly coincide when they reach point A. At point A, the amplitude of the combined waves will be
    • A. 

      Twice that of either wave alone.

    • B. 

      The same as either wave alone.

    • C. 

      Half that of either wave alone.

    • D. 

      Zero.

  • 5. 
    15. Two mechanical waves can occupy the same space at the same time because waves
    • A. 

      Are matter.

    • B. 

      Are displacements of matter.

    • C. 

      Do not cause interference patterns.

    • D. 

      Cannot pass through one another.

Back to Top Back to top