Physics Quiz: Questions On Properties Of Waves!

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Physics Quiz: Questions On Properties Of Waves!

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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. 
    • 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

  • 11. 
    Using academic language, explain the cause and effect relationship between frequency and wavelength of a wave at a constant speed.
  • 12. 
    Using academic language, explain the cause and effect relationship between frequency and wave speed of a wave if the wavelength is held constant.
  • 13. 
    Using academic language, explain the cause and effect relationship between the amplitude of a wave and the wave's speed.