Waves Review

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15 questions
• Q1
These are examples of
reflection
diffraction
interference
refraction
30s
• Q2
These are examples of which type of wave interaction.
interference
reflection
refraction
diffraction
30s
• Q3
The Electromagnetic Spectrum is broken up into regions by
color
wavelength
function
amplitude
30s
• Q4
Which wave property shows us how bright a visible light wave is?
wavelength
frequency
amplitude
crest
30s
• Q5
If these two waves overlapped each other, what would be the resulting amplitude?
-3
+6
+3
0
30s
• Q6
Assuming that the wavelength stays the same, will a wave diffract more through an opening that is smaller than the wavelength or through an opening that is larger than the wavelength?
a smaller opening
a larger opening
30s
• Q7
In this example of __________, because the waves are on the __________ side the amplitudes will _________.
interference, same, subtract from each other.
reflection, same, subtract from each other.
30s
• Q8
If you increase the wavelength of a wave, what will that do to the frequency of that wave?
increase it
lower it
it will have no affect
30s
• Q9
If you increase the amplitude of a wave, what will that do to the frequency of that wave?
it will have no affect.
it will increase it
it will decrease it
30s
• Q10
Frequency is measured in
Hz.
dB.
m.
30s
• Q11
The waves that MUST have a medium to propagate are
longitudinal waves.
mechanical waves.
electromagnetic waves.
transverse waves.
30s
• Q12
Sound travels fastest through which type of matter?
liquid
solid
gas
30s
• Q13
Light travels fastest through which medium?
liquid
solid
vacuum
gas
30s
• Q14
As you run away from a sound source giving off a constant pitch, what will the pitch sound like to you?
It will get higher.
It won't change.
It will get lower.
30s
• Q15
Given what we know about about the speed of sound, what property could you change to demonstrate a change in speed?
The color of the medium through which the sound travels.
The density of the medium through which the sound travels.
The shape of the medium through which the sound travels.
The temperature of the medium through which the sound travels.
30s

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