# Waves Review

## Quiz by Mark Ferguson

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31 questions
• Q1
A disturbance in matter that transfers energy through matter or space.
Wave
30s
• Q2
Material through which a mechanical wave moves.
Medium
30s
• Q3
Highest point on a wave.
Crest
30s
• Q4
Lowest point on a wave.
Trough
30s
• Q5
Distance from a point on a wave to the same point on the next wave.
Wavelength
30s
• Q6
Number of waves that pass a point in one second;measured in hertz.
Frequency
30s
• Q7
Wave that transmits energy through a medium.
Mechanical Wave
30s
• Q8
Mechanical wave that causes perpendicular motion of the medium through which it travels [in a relation to the wave.]
Transverse Wave
30s
• Q9
Mechanical waves that causes a parallel motion of the medium through which it travels [ in relation to a wave.]
Longitudinal Wave
30s
• Q10
Wave that does not require a medium through which to travel [ visible light, uv, x-rays, etc
Electromagnetic Waves
30s
• Q11
Transmits all light; is possible to see through these materials.
Transparent
30s
• Q12
Scatters light; it is possible to partially see through these materials.
Translucent
30s
• Q13
Absorbs or reflects all light; it is not possible to see through these materials.
Opaque
30s
• Q14
Measure of size or magnitude of a wave.
Amplitude
30s
• Q15
Unit of measurement for the frequency of a wave.
Hertz
30s

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