# Wave Quiz

## Quiz by Lisa McCarty

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20 questions
• Q1
Maximum distance a wave varies from its rest position
Amplitude
30s
• Q2
The part of a longitudinal wave where the particles of the medium are close together.
Compression
30s
• Q3
Highest point of a wave
Crest
30s
• Q4
A change in sound frequency caused by motion of the sound source, motion of the listener, or both.
Doppler Effect
30s
• Q5
Which type of wave does not require a medium?
electromagnetic
30s
• Q6
The ability to do work.
Energy
30s
• Q7
How many waves can pass a given point per second, measured in Hertz (Hz)
Frequency
30s
• Q8
What type of wave moves parallel to the wave energy?
Longitudinal
30s
• Q9
The human perception of sound intensity
Loudness
30s
• Q10
Waves that require a medium through which to travel
Mechanical Waves
30s
• Q11
The material through
Medium
30s
• Q12
The part of a longitudinal wave where the particles of the medium are farther apart.
Rarefaction
30s
• Q13
A vibration that travels through Earth carrying the energy released during an earthquake.
Seismic Wave
30s
• Q14
Which type of medium does sound travel fastest though?
Solids
30s
• Q15
What are 3 types of mediums a mechanical wave can travel through?
Solids, liquids, and gasses
30s

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