Wave Properties Trivia Questions

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Wave Properties Trivia Questions

This quiz checks for understanding of some basic knowledge and concepts associated with waves.


Questions and Answers
  • 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