Physics Revision : Waves

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Wave Quizzes & Trivia

For sec 3/4/5 Physics students revision by mr gui eng hong Singapore


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a Transverse wave ?
    • A. 

      Wave that has particles vibrating up and down

    • B. 

      Wave that has particles vibrating left and right

    • C. 

      Wave that has particles that vibrate perpendicular to wave direction

    • D. 

      Wave that has particles that vibrate parallel to wave direction

  • 2. 
    Which wave is a Longitudinal wave?
    • A. 

      Sound wave

    • B. 

      Light wave

    • C. 

      Infra-Red wave

    • D. 

      X-ray

  • 3. 
    A wave makes 10 oscillations in 5s. What is its frequency?
    • A. 

      0.5 s

    • B. 

      0.5 Hz

    • C. 

      2 s

    • D. 

      2 Hz

  • 4. 
    A 100 Hz wave has wavelength 2.0 m. What is its speed?
    • A. 

      0.02 m/s

    • B. 

      2 m/s

    • C. 

      50 m/s

    • D. 

      200 m/s

  • 5. 
    A light wave travels from air into plastic. which is true?
    • A. 

      Frequency reduces

    • B. 

      Only speed reduces

    • C. 

      Frequency , speed and wavelength reduces

    • D. 

      Speed and wavelength reduces

  • 6. 
    The speed of light in vacuum is . . .
    • A. 

      3 x 10^8 m/s

    • B. 

      308 m/s

    • C. 

      300 m/s

    • D. 

      3 x 108 m/s

  • 7. 
    V : speed. F: frequency L: wavelength T:period. which equation is correct?
    • A. 

      V=L/T

    • B. 

      V=LT

    • C. 

      V=F/T

    • D. 

      V=FT

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