Intro to Waves 15:1

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middle school level Physical Science Quiz on Intro to Waves 15:1, created by DrPrince on 11/20/2014.

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Question 1

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Electromagnetic waves can transfer energy without a(n)
Answer
  • medium
  • electric field
  • magnetic field
  • change in either a magnetic or an electric field

Question 2

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What type of wave is seen in the diagram?
Answer
  • a transverse wave
  • a longitudinal wave
  • an electromagnetic wave
  • an ocean wave

Question 3

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In order for a wave to form, energy must cause a substance to
Answer
  • diffract
  • rarefy
  • compress
  • vibrate

Question 4

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The form of energy given off by a vibrating object is
Answer
  • sound energy
  • electrical energy
  • light energy
  • electromagnetic energy

Question 5

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How are waves classified as either longitudinal or transverse?
Answer
  • by size, color, shape, strength, and intensity
  • by the amount of vibration through the air
  • by how they move and by the medium through which they travel
  • by the amount of electromagnetism they contain
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