# Wave Properties Trivia Questions

5 Questions | Total Attempts: 103  Settings  This quiz checks for understanding of some basic knowledge and concepts associated with waves.

• 1.
The most common motion in the universe is
• A.

Rectilinear motion.

• B.

Free range motion.

• C.

Periodic motion.

• D.

Locomotion.

• 2.
What is the wave behavior illustrated below?
• A.

Refraction

• B.

Diffraction

• C.

Reflection

• D.

Interference

• 3.
In the playground, Jill's sister pushes her back and forth 20 times per minute on the swing.  What is the period of Jill's swinging motion?
• A.

0.05 seconds

• B.

3 seconds

• C.

5 seconds

• D.

20 Hz

• 4.
When the frequency of a wave increases, then
• A.

The speed of the wave increases.

• B.

The amplitude of the wave increases.

• C.

The wavelength remains constant

• D.

The speed of the wave remains constant

• 5.
As a water waves travels left to right,
• A.

The water moves left to right

• B.

The water moves up and down

• C.

The water remains undisturbed

• D.

No energy is transferred

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