Physical Science-Practice Test For Chapter 13

18 Questions | Total Attempts: 44

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  • 1. 
    A wave is a back and motion that transmits________
  • 2. 
    What is the name of the substance that the energy of wave travels through
    • A. 

      Conductor

    • B. 

      Medium

    • C. 

      Anode

    • D. 

      Insulator

  • 3. 
    The name of the back and forth motion of waves
    • A. 

      Rolling

    • B. 

      Charging

    • C. 

      Ocilation

    • D. 

      Induction

  • 4. 
    The types of waves
    • A. 

      Transverse

    • B. 

      Vertical

    • C. 

      Horizontal

    • D. 

      Longitudinal

  • 5. 
    A wave can be described by
    • A. 

      Wavelength

    • B. 

      Color

    • C. 

      Amplitude

    • D. 

      Frequency

    • E. 

      Speed

    • F. 

      Temperature

  • 6. 
    _____________is the distance between two crests
  • 7. 
    __________ is a waves height 
  • 8. 
    The number of complete waves that pass a certain point in a second
  • 9. 
    The rate at which at wave travels through a medium
  • 10. 
    In 1960 Robert Boyle proved that sound cannot travel through a________
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      A vacuum

    • C. 

      Glass

    • D. 

      Earth

  • 11. 
    The intensity of sound waves is the_______of the wave 
  • 12. 
    The more intense the sound wave the_______we think it is
  • 13. 
    A unit of sound
    • A. 

      Inch

    • B. 

      Pound

    • C. 

      Decibel

    • D. 

      Gallon

  • 14. 
    Audible sound is from________
    • A. 

      5Hz-10Hz

    • B. 

      10,000Hz-100,000Hz

    • C. 

      16Hz-25,000Hz

    • D. 

      16Hz-20,000Hz

  • 15. 
    The speed of sound
    • A. 

      340m/s

    • B. 

      500m/s

    • C. 

      1020m/s

    • D. 

      270m/s

  • 16. 
    Sound waves always bend_______the medium that slows them down
    • A. 

      Towards

    • B. 

      Away