Waves- Pretest

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36 questions
• Q1
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty space
wave
30s
• Q2
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion to the direction of the disturbance
transverse wave
30s
• Q3
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and forth along the path that the waves move
longitudinal wave
30s
• Q4
lowest point (valley) of a wave
trough
30s
• Q5
highest point (peak) of a wave
crest
30s
• Q6
for transverse waves: the distance between the resting point (or equilibrium) to the crest or trough
amplitude
30s
• Q7
the number of crests or troughs that are made in a given time
frequency
30s
• Q8
any substance that a wave moves through; solid, liquid or gas
medium
30s
• Q9
waves that transfer energy through matter
mechanical wave
30s
• Q10
the distance from one wave crest to the very next crest. (This may also be measured from trough to trough.)
wavelength
30s
• Q11
the bouncing back of a wave as it strikes a barrier
reflection
30s
• Q12
The bending of waves around a barrier or through opening
diffraction
30s
• Q13
example of a longitudinal wave; mechanical
sound wave
30s
• Q14
In a wave is the largest distance the part ice in a wave vibrate from their rest position
amplitude
30s
• Q15
___________is an electromagnetic wave.
light
30s

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