# Wave Motion And Speed Of Sound

16 Questions | Attempts: 458  Settings  • 1.
These waves travel perpendicular to the direction of the wave.
• A.

Combination

• B.

Transverse

• C.

Longitudinal

• 2.
These waves travel parallel to the direction of the wave.
• A.

Longitudinal

• B.

Transverse

• C.

Combination

• 3.
These waves are both transverse and longitudinal.
• A.

Combination

• B.

Transverse

• C.

Longitudinal

• 4.
This kind of wave can ONLY travel through matter.
• A.

Electromagnetic

• B.

Mechanical

• 5.
This kind of wave can travel through matter and through empty space.
• A.

Mechanical

• B.

Electromagnetic

• 6.
An example of a transverse mechanical wave is
• A.

Sound Waves

• B.

Water Waves

• C.

A flag waving in the breeze

• 7.
This kind of wave can travel in a transverse, longitudinal, or combination motion.
• A.

Mechanical

• B.

Electromagnetic

• 8.
This kind of wave can only travel in a transverse motion.
• A.

Mechanical

• B.

Electromagnetic

• 9.
An example of an electromagnetic transverse wave is
• A.

Sound Waves

• B.

Water Waves

• C.

Light Waves

• 10.
An example of an electromagnetic longitudinal wave is
• A.

None. Electromagnetic waves can only travel in a transverse motion.

• B.

Sound waves

• C.

Water Waves

• 11.
An example of a combination mechanical wave is
• A.

Water Waves

• B.

Light Waves

• C.

Sound Waves

• 12.
An example of an electromagnetic combination wave is
• A.

Water waves

• B.

None. Electromagnetic waves can only travel in a transverse motion.

• C.

Sound Waves

• 13.
An example of a mechanical longitudinal wave is
• A.

Light Waves

• B.

A flag waving in the breeze

• C.

Sound Waves

• 14.
Solids, liquids, and gases are
• A.

The three musketeers

• B.

The three states of matter

• C.

The three days of Christmas

• 15.
Sound travels the fastest in which state of matter?
• A.

Liquids

• B.

Gases

• C.

Solids

• 16.
Sound travels the slowest through which state of matter?
• A.

Gases

• B.

Solids

• C.

Liquids

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