Waves, Light And Sound! Physics Trivia Quiz

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Waves, Light And Sound! Physics Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What property of waves is shown in the animation?
  • 2. 
    In this animation, what type of wave is shown?
    • A. 

      Transverse

    • B. 

      Refracted

    • C. 

      Longitudinal

    • D. 

      Light

  • 3. 
    The type of wave shown is a __________ wave.
  • 4. 
    Which of the following waves transfer energy?
    • A. 

      Sound

    • B. 

      Light

    • C. 

      Sea waves

    • D. 

      Microwaves

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    All waves except __________ waves must travel through a medium.
    • A. 

      Sound

    • B. 

      Light

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Compressional

  • 6. 
    Points A and F on the wave are ________  
  • 7. 
    Points D and I on the wave are __________________.
  • 8. 
    The distance between A and F is the _____________.
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Period

    • C. 

      Amplitude

    • D. 

      Wavelength

  • 9. 
    The distance from the dotted line to Point A, or the distance from the dotted line to Point D is known as the ______________.
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Period

    • C. 

      Amplitude

    • D. 

      Wavelength

  • 10. 
     this image shows an example of:
    • A. 

      Reflection

    • B. 

      Refraction

    • C. 

      Penumbra

    • D. 

      A broken straw

  • 11. 
    The wave speed equation is s = frequency x wavelength. If the speed of the wave is 400 m/s  and the wavelength is 2m, what is its frequency? 
    • A. 

      200 Hz

    • B. 

      800 Hz

    • C. 

      200 m/s

    • D. 

      400 Hz

  • 12. 
    What do waves P and Q have in common?
    • A. 

      Same Period

    • B. 

      Same Frequency

    • C. 

      Same Amplitude

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Which wave has the lowest amplitude?
    • A. 

      P

    • B. 

      S

    • C. 

      Q

    • D. 

      R

  • 14. 
    Which wave has changing frequency?
    • A. 

      S

    • B. 

      Q

    • C. 

      R

    • D. 

      P

  • 15. 
    A wave has a period of 10s and a wavelength of 2m. What is its speed? write the answer with the proper unit (Do not use space in your answer)
  • 16. 
    Name the region labeled with I:
    • A. 

      Compression

    • B. 

      Rarefaction

    • C. 

      Wavelength

    • D. 

      Frequency

  • 17. 
    Name the region labeled with H:
    • A. 

      Compression

    • B. 

      Rarefaction

    • C. 

      Wavelength

    • D. 

      Frequency

  • 18. 
    Name the region labeled with G:
    • A. 

      Compression

    • B. 

      Rarefaction

    • C. 

      Wavelength

    • D. 

      Frequency

  • 19. 
    What type of wave vibrates parallel to the direction of travel?
  • 20. 
    In what type of wave is the vibration perpendicular to the direction of travel of the wave?
  • 21. 
    What type of wave contains compression and rarefaction?
  • 22. 
    What is the phenomena when a wave, like light, bounces off an object.