 Waves: Types & Parts
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• Question 1
30 seconds
Q.

When particles move parallel to the motion of the wave, the wave is called....

Transverse

Longitudinal

S-wave

EMR wave

• Question 2
30 seconds Q.

Which wave has the shortest wavelength?

1

2

3

4

• Question 3
30 seconds
Q.

Refers to the highest point of a wave.

crest.

trough.

compression.

rarefaction.

• Question 4
30 seconds Q.

Which wave has highest frequency?

A

B

C

D

• Question 5
30 seconds Q.

Letter G represents...

Compression

Rarefaction

Wavelength

Amplitude.

• Question 6
30 seconds Q.

Which of these waves has the longest wavelength?

P

Q

R

S

• Question 7
30 seconds Q.

Which of these waves has the smallest amplitude?

P

Q

S

T

• Question 8
30 seconds Q.

Letter B represents...

rarefaction

compression

wavelength

amplitude

• Question 9
30 seconds
Q.

Electromagnetic (EMR) waves are an example of....

transverse waves

longitudinal waves

P-waves

mechanical waves

• Question 10
30 seconds
Q.

Sound waves are an example of

S-waves

transverse waves

longitudinal waves

EMR waves

• Question 11
30 seconds
Q.

Which type of wave requires a medium in order travel?

longitudinal waves

transverse waves

EMR waves

S-waves

• Question 12
30 seconds
Q.

Another term for longitudinal wave is...

S-wave

EMR wave

transverse wave

mechanical wave

• Question 13
30 seconds Q.

Which statement is correct about the wave shown in the diagram?

It is a transverse wave because the particles are moving perpendicular to the motion of the wave.

It is a transverse wave because the particles are moving parallel to the motion of the wave.

It is a longitudinal wave because the particles are moving perpendicular to the motion of the wave.

It is a longitudinal wave because the particles are moving parallel to the motion of the wave.

• Question 14
30 seconds
Q.

Refers to a substance (solid, liquid, or gas) by which a wave can travel.

epicenter

energy

epicenter

medium

• Question 15
30 seconds Q.

The two waves are similar in...

frequency

amplitude

wavelength

energy

• Question 16
30 seconds Q.

Which wave is carrying more energy?

The blue wave because it has a larger amplitude.

The blue wave because it has higher frequency.

The red wave because it has higher amplitude.

The red wave because it has higher frequency.

• Question 17
30 seconds
Q.

The movement of these differ in longitudinal and transverse waves.

Amplitude

Frequency

Particles

Medium

• Question 18
30 seconds
Q.

When a wave has increased frequency...

the wavelengths become shorter.

the wavelengths become longer.

amplitude must increase.

amplitude must decrease.

• Question 19
30 seconds Q.

The wave shown in the diagram is an example of a(n)...

transverse wave

EMR wave

longitudinal wave

S-wave

• Question 20
30 seconds Q.

The wave shown in the diagram is an example of a