# Wave Properties

6 Questions

Waves is cause by vibrations or oscillations. Can either be a Mechanical waves which require a medium to travel eg. Sound wave or Electromagnetic waves which do not require a medium to travel.

• 1.
Figure A :The vibration of the particles of the medium is ____________ to the motion of the wave.
• 2.
Which of the following is true?
• A.

The direction of propagation of longitudinal wave is perpendicular to the direction of vibration of particles.

• B.

An example of transverse wave is sound wave.

• C.

The direction of propagation of transverse wave is perpendicular to the direction of vibration of particles.

• 3.
The diagram shows ripples produced by a vibrating spherical dipper. classify point P.Q,R,S,T, and U into two groups that formed specified wavefronts.
• A.

P, Q, Rand S,T,U

• B.

P,Q T and R, S, U

• C.

P,T,U and Q, S, R

• 4.
Which of the following is true?
• A.

The direction of wave propagation is perpendicular to the wavefront.

• B.

The direction of wave propagation is parallel to the wavefront.

• C.

The direction of wave propagation is in the opposite direction of the wavefront.

• 5.
The diagram  shows a tranverse wave. The amplitude and wavelength are represented by...
• A.

Amplitude - RS ; Wavelength - PQ

• B.

Amplitude - Op ; Wavelength - RP

• C.

Amplitude - RP ; Wavelength - OQ

• D.

Amplitude - OQ ; Wavelength - PS

• 6.
The diagram shows three compression areas of a slinky spring. What is the wavelength?
• A.

1 cm

• B.

3 cm

• C.

6 cm

• D.

12 cm

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