# waves and Wave Motion Theory Quiz

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### Description

Quiz on waves and Wave Motion Theory Quiz, created by patriciadj on 01/30/2015.

## Resource summary

### Question 1

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What type of wave is a sound wave?
• longtitudinal wave
• transverse wave

### Question 2

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The crest is;
• the bottom of a wave
• the disturbance produced by one complete vibration at the source
• the top of a wave
• the distance travelled by one cycle

### Question 3

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Which are examples of longtitudinal waves?
• waves on a rope, water waves, mexican wave
• ultrasonic waves, waves on a rope, water waves
• sound waves, compression waves on a spring, ultrasonic waves
• compression waves on a spring, sound waves, water waves

### Question 4

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What type of wave can not be polarised?
• transverse
• longtitudinal

### Question 5

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The apparent change in frequency of waves due to the motion of the source or the observer is called;
• interference
• doppler effect
• diffraction
• polarisation

### Question 6

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Can mechanical waves travel without a medium?
• yes
• no

### Question 7

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Which is not a property of waves? (wave phenomena)
• polarisation
• separation
• diffraction
• reflection

### Question 8

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What points are at rest when a rope is vibrating?
• nodes
• amplitude
• trough
• antinodes

### Question 9

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What type of interference is it when the amplitude of a resulting wave is less than the amplitude of the individual waves?
• constructive
• destructive

### Question 10

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Diffraction is;
• the bending of waves as it passes from one medium to another
• the meeting of two waves and creating another wave
• the sideways spreading of waves into a region beyond a gap or around an obstacle
• the bouncing off a surface

### Question 11

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What is the unit of frequency?
• cm
• watts
• grams
• hertz

### Question 12

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Which one is an example of an electromagnetic wave?
• infra-red waves
• ultrasonic waves
• water waves
• none of the above

### Question 13

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What is the speed of sound in air?
• 340 m/s
• 300000000 m/s
• 4180 m/s
• 390 m/s

### Question 14

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Two sources of periodic waves with a constant phase difference are said to be;
• interfering
• coherant sources
• echoing
• none of the above

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