Trivia Quiz: What Do Know About Frequencies And Wavelengths?

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What Do Know About Frequencies And Wavelengths? A wavelength is the distance between two waves whereas the frequency is the number of waves that pass a given point at a time. In the quiz below, we shall dig deeper into the relationship between the two and how they are measured. How about you give it a shot and refresh your memory?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A long wavelength means:
    • A. 

      Low frequency

    • B. 

      High frequency

  • 2. 
    If the amplitude is high, the sound is:
    • A. 

      Louder

    • B. 

      Quieter

  • 3. 
    This wave represents a sound that is:
    • A. 

      Low-pitched

    • B. 

      High-pitched

    • C. 

      There is no way to tell.

  • 4. 
    Which of these waves has the lowest frequency?
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Orange

    • C. 

      Green

    • D. 

      Blue

    • E. 

      Purple

  • 5. 
    The symbol λ stands for:
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Wavelength

    • C. 

      Amplitude

  • 6. 
    What is a unit used to measure frequency? 
    • A. 

      Meters

    • B. 

      Cycles/second

    • C. 

      Meters/second

    • D. 

      Waves/second

  • 7. 
    If the amplitude is low, the light is:
    • A. 

      Brighter

    • B. 

      Dimmer

  • 8. 
    Microwaves have a higher frequency than X-Rays. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    In which situation does sound travel fastest?
    • A. 

      High density medium (like solids)

    • B. 

      Medium density medium (like liquids)

    • C. 

      Low density medium (like gases)

    • D. 

      No medium

  • 10. 
    In which situation does light travel fastest?
    • A. 

      Low density medium (like gases)

    • B. 

      Medium density medium (like liquids)

    • C. 

      High density medium (like solids)

    • D. 

      No medium

  • 11. 
    Sound travels faster than light. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which is a CORRECT formula relating to wavelength, frequency, and speed of waves?
    • A. 

      V = λ➗⨏

    • B. 

      λ = v●⨏

    • C. 

      λ = v➗⨏

    • D. 

      ⨏ = λ●v

  • 13. 
    Which electromagnetic energy is most dangerous and why?
    • A. 

      Gamma Waves -> Lowest frequency

    • B. 

      Infrared -> Highest frequency

    • C. 

      Gamma waves -> Highest frequency 

    • D. 

      X-rays -> Highest energy

  • 14. 
    Blue light has more energy than orange light. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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