# Toughest Physics Test! Trivia Questions Quiz

46 Questions | Total Attempts: 123  Settings  What we have here is the toughest physics test! It is perfect for any student that thinks they know all there is when it comes to the physics study. Do you think that you know enough to tackle any questions one might have on physics? How about you take this quiz and get to find out for sure? All the best!

• 1.
___________: Particle motion and wave velocity parallel.
• 2.
___________: In air, its value is 344 m/s at 20 degrees Celsius.
• 3.
___________: Vibrating electric and magnetic fields.
• 4.
___________: Maximum displacement of wave particle.
• 5.
___________: Indicates movement of a receding source.
• 6.
___________: Time to travel one wavelength.
• 7.
___________: Waveforms caused by wave interference.
• 8.
___________: Longitudinal waves that propagate through matter.
• 9.
___________: Propagation of energy after a disturbance.
• 10.
___________: Maximum energy transfer to a system.
• 11.
___________: Rate of transfer of sound energy through a given area.
• 12.
___________: Number of oscillations per time.
• 13.
___________: f > 20,000 Hz
• 14.
___________: 3.00 * 10^8 m/s
• 15.
___________: Particle motion perpendicular to wave velocity
• 16.
___________: Equal to lamba/T
• 17.
___________: Regions of sound
• 18.
___________: Apparent change of frequency because of relative motion.
• 19.
___________: Unit equivalent to 1/s
• 20.
___________: Distance between two wave maxima.
• 21.
What is the number of wave cycles for a given period of time called?
• A.

Wavelength

• B.

Period

• C.

Amplitude

• D.

Frequency

• 22.
If a piece of ribbon were tied to a stretch string carrying a transverse wave, how would the ribbon be observed to oscillate?
• A.

Perpendicular to wave direction

• B.

Parallel to wave direction

• C.

Neither a nor b

• D.

Both a and b

• 23.
The energy of a wave is related to the square of which of the following?
• A.

Amplitude

• B.

Frequency

• C.

Wavelength

• D.

Period

• 24.
How fast do electromagnetic waves travel in a vacuum?
• A.

3.00 x 10^8 m/s

• B.

9.8 m/s^2

• C.

344 m/s

• D.

3.44 x 10^6 m/s

• 25.
Which of the following is true for electromagnetic waves?
• A.

They have different speeds in vacuum for different frequencies

• B.

They are longitudinal waves

• C.

They require a medium for propagation

• D.

None of these is true

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