# Using the wave speed equations

## Quiz by Oak National Academy: GCSE Physics OCR Higher

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6 questions
• Q1
Which of these can cause the speed of a wave to change?
Increasing the wavelength.
Decreasing the frequency.
Moving from one medium to another.
Increasing the amplitude.
Decreasing the amplitude.
30s
• Q2
A wave has a wavelength of 1.5 m and a frequency of 5.0 Hz. What is its speed?
3.3 m/s
5.0 m/s
6.5 m/s
3.5 m/s
7.5 m/s
30s
• Q3
A wave in a rope has a wavelength of 0.3 m, and it travels with a wave speed of 1.5 m/s. Calculate the frequency of the wave.
0.5 Hz
5.0 Hz
0.45 Hz
50 Hz
45 Hz
30s
• Q4
A sound wave with a frequency of 150 Hz travels at 330 m/s in air. Calculate the wavelength of the wave.
2.2 cm
0.45 m
180 m
49.5 m
2.2 m
30s
• Q5
Starting with the longest, put the waves in order of decreasing wavelength.
30s
• Q6
A wave has a wavelength of 60 mm and it travels with a wave speed of 3.0 km/s. Calculate the frequency of the wave.
50 mHz
50 GHz
50 kHz
50 Hz
50 MHz
30s

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