Waves: Types & Parts
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  • Question 1
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    When particles move parallel to the motion of the wave, the wave is called....

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    Transverse

    Longitudinal

    S-wave

    EMR wave

  • Question 2
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    Which wave has the shortest wavelength?

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    1

    2

    3

    4

  • Question 3
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    Refers to the highest point of a wave.

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    crest.

    trough.

    compression.

    rarefaction.

  • Question 4
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    Which wave has highest frequency?

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    A

    B

    C

    D

  • Question 5
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    Letter G represents...

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    Compression

    Rarefaction

    Wavelength

    Amplitude.

  • Question 6
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    Which of these waves has the longest wavelength?

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    P

    Q

    R

    S

  • Question 7
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    Which of these waves has the smallest amplitude?

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    P

    Q

    S

    T

  • Question 8
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    Letter B represents...

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    rarefaction

    compression

    wavelength

    amplitude

  • Question 9
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    Electromagnetic (EMR) waves are an example of....

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    transverse waves

    longitudinal waves

    P-waves

    mechanical waves

  • Question 10
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    Sound waves are an example of

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    S-waves

    transverse waves

    longitudinal waves

    EMR waves

  • Question 11
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    Which type of wave requires a medium in order travel?

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    longitudinal waves

    transverse waves

    EMR waves

    S-waves

  • Question 12
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    Another term for longitudinal wave is...

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    S-wave

    EMR wave

    transverse wave

    mechanical wave

  • Question 13
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    Which statement is correct about the wave shown in the diagram?

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

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    epicenter

    energy

    epicenter

    medium

  • Question 15
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    The two waves are similar in...

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    frequency

    amplitude

    wavelength

    energy

  • Question 16
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    Which wave is carrying more energy?

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    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
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    The movement of these differ in longitudinal and transverse waves.

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    Amplitude

    Frequency

    Particles

    Medium

  • Question 18
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    When a wave has increased frequency...

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    the wavelengths become shorter.

    the wavelengths become longer.

    amplitude must increase.

    amplitude must decrease.

  • Question 19
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    The wave shown in the diagram is an example of a(n)...

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    transverse wave

    EMR wave

    longitudinal wave

    S-wave

  • Question 20
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    The wave shown in the diagram is an example of a

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    longitudinal wave

    mechanical wave

    P-wave

    transverse wave

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