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EM Spectrum

Quiz by Peter Clarke

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20 questions
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  • Q1
    Comes between IR and UV
    gamma
    microwave
    X-rays
    visible
    20s
  • Q2
    Greater wavelength than visible light
    X-rays
    UV
    microwave
    gamma
    20s
  • Q3
    Highest frequency EM wave
    gamma
    20s
  • Q4
    Longest wavelength EM radiation
    radio
    20s
  • Q5
    Units of frequency
    hertz
    20s
  • Q6
    Units of wavelength
    volts
    metres
    m/s
    hertz
    20s
  • Q7
    EM waves are all _____________________ waves
    transverse
    20s
  • Q8
    Sound waves are ___________________ waves
    longitudinal
    20s
  • Q9
    Waves transfer...
    energy
    matter
    money
    mass
    20s
  • Q10
    Waves are caused by...
    vibrations
    20s
  • Q11
    EM wave used to detect broken bones
    X-rays
    Infra-red
    UV
    gamma
    20s
  • Q12
    The part of the EM spectrum our eyes can detect
    visible
    20s
  • Q13
    In a vacuum, all EM waves travel at...
    330m/s
    200,000,000m/s
    100,000,000m/s
    300,000,000m/s
    20s
  • Q14
    Correct order of waves from longest wavelength to shortest
    UV, Visible, IR
    Visible, IR, UV
    UV, IR, Visible
    IR, Visible, UV
    20s
  • Q15
    The wave equation
    speed = frequency x wavelength
    frequency = speed x wavelength
    wavelength = speed x frequency
    speed = frequency / wavelength
    20s

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