A Trivia Quiz On Waves, Light And Sound!

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A Trivia Quiz On Waves, Light And Sound!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many types of waves are there?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

    • E. 

      Five

  • 2. 
    What color has the longest wavelength?
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Orange

    • C. 

      Blue

    • D. 

      Green

    • E. 

      Violet

  • 3. 
    Which picture is of light?
    • A. 

      Additive

    • B. 

      Subtractive

  • 4. 
    What are the primary colors of light?
    • A. 

      Red, Yellow, and Blue

    • B. 

      Magenta, Cyan, and Yellow

    • C. 

      Red, Green, and Blue

    • D. 

      White and Black

    • E. 

      Green, Orange, and Purple

  • 5. 
    If you add all the colors of light together what color do you get?
    • A. 

      White

    • B. 

      Black

    • C. 

      Gray

    • D. 

      a yucky color

    • E. 

      the color of the sky

  • 6. 
    Explain what happens when a rock falls from a height. 
    • A. 

      Potential energy turns to mechanical energy

    • B. 

      Mechanical energy turns to potential energy

    • C. 

      Potential energy turns to kinetic energy

    • D. 

      Kinetic energy turns to potential energy

    • E. 

      Kinetic energy turns to mechanical energy

  • 7. 
    Sound travels in ________________.
    • A. 

      Transverse waves

    • B. 

      Longitudinal waves

    • C. 

      Pure energy waves

    • D. 

      Big waves

    • E. 

      Hertz waves

  • 8. 
    If you change the pitch of a sound you are changing  the _________________ of the wave.
    • A. 

      Compression

    • B. 

      Wavelength

    • C. 

      Potential

    • D. 

      Volume

    • E. 

      Amplitude

  • 9. 
    The ________ of a sound is how high or low it is.
  • 10. 
    _____________ are all the wavelengths in the electromagnetic spectrum represented by the colors Red Orange yellow green blue and violate. 
  • 11. 
    The kind of waver that is just above violate light.
  • 12. 
    What are the lowest frequency electromagnetic waves used for?
  • 13. 
    _________________ is a mechanical wave, it needs matter to travel through
    • A. 

      visible light

    • B. 

      Sound

    • C. 

      Radio waves

    • D. 

      Space waves

    • E. 

      The waves at baseball games.

  • 14. 
    _______________ is the ability to do work.
  • 15. 
    _______________ can neither be created or destroyed. 
  • 16. 
    Is this lens concave or convex?
  • 17. 
    • A. 

      The light is going out the sides

    • B. 

      The light is refracting off the sides

    • C. 

      The light is reflecting off the sides

    • D. 

      The light is not touching the fiber-optic cable

    • E. 

      The light is getting brighter

  • 18. 
    You are sleeping near the train tracks. but your worried about a train coming. if you pay attention what will be your first warning?
    • A. 

      You will see the train as it comes around the corner

    • B. 

      You will hear the train by listening to the tracks

    • C. 

      You will hear the train whistle in the air.

  • 19. 
    Energy can travel through solid and liquids via ___________________
    • A. 

      Electromagnetic waves

    • B. 

      Mechanical waves

    • C. 

      Light waves

    • D. 

      People waves

    • E. 

      Super waves

  • 20. 
    This is the measure of the intensity of a vibration.