Quiz: Properties Of Waves MCQ Trivia!

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Properties of Waves MCQ Trivia! The basic properties of a wave are frequency, amplitude, wavelength, and speed, and also, there are different types of them. Do you know what the other properties of wave stand for? What is the wavelength? This quiz will help you understand how waves are formed and how to determine how far they might move. Do give it a shot and see how well you will do. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The number of waves that pass by in a second is known as the wave's
    • A. 

      Wavelength

    • B. 

      Frequency

    • C. 

      Speed

    • D. 

      Amplitude

  • 2. 
    The power of a wave comes from the wave's
    • A. 

      Wavelength

    • B. 

      Frequency

    • C. 

      Speed

    • D. 

      Amplitude

  • 3. 
    The distance between two identical points on a adjacent waves is the wave's
    • A. 

      Wavelength

    • B. 

      Frequency

    • C. 

      Speed

    • D. 

      Amplitude

  • 4. 
    Factors that affect a wave's speed are:
    • A. 

      Wavelength & energy

    • B. 

      Frequency & amplitude

    • C. 

      Wavelength & frequency

    • D. 

      Amplitude & tension

  • 5. 
    The material a wave travels through is called the
    • A. 

      Medium

    • B. 

      Amplitude

    • C. 

      Energy field

    • D. 

      Antinode

  • 6. 
    If the speed of a wave remains constant, what will frequency be if the wavelength is shortened by half?
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Double

    • C. 

      Halve

    • D. 

      Decrease

  • 7. 
    By counting the number of crests that pass by a given point in a certain amount of time, a person can calculate the wave's
    • A. 

      Tension

    • B. 

      Speed

    • C. 

      Wavelength

    • D. 

      Frequency

  • 8. 
    The wavelength is represented by which letter?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 9. 
    The wave trough is represented by which letter?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 10. 
    If the following wave has a frequency of 30 Hz, what is its speed?
    • A. 

      20 m/s

    • B. 

      30 m/s

    • C. 

      45 m/s

    • D. 

      50 m/s

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