8R Waves Quiz Review 2019
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A characteristic common to sound waves and light waves is that they

    answer choices

    are longitudinal

    are transverse

    transfer energy

    travel in a vacuum

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What type of wave is illustrated by the diagram? What type of wave is illustrated by the diagram?

    answer choices

    Torsional

    Longitudinal

    Elliptical

    Transverse

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A transverse wave moves to the right through a medium. Which diagram best represents the motion of the molecules of the medium due to the wave motion?

    answer choices

    a

    b

    c

    d

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The type of wave represented by a Slinky is a

    answer choices

    longitudinal wave

    light wave

    transverse wave

    water wave

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The change in the direction of a wave when it enters a new medium is called

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    diffraction

    reflection

    superposition

    refraction

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    As a longitudinal wave travels horizontally, the particles of the medium vibrate

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    in a circle

    in a spiral

    vertically

    horizontally

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which is an example of a longitudinal wave?

    answer choices

    gamma ray

    x-ray

    sound wave

    water wave

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which distance identifies the amplitude of the given wave?

    answer choices

    AC

    AB

    AE

    AD

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which distance represents the wavelength of the wave?

    answer choices

    A

    B

    C

    D

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which distance represents the amplitude of the wave?

    answer choices

    A

    B

    C

    D

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which letter represents the crest of the wave?

    answer choices

    A

    B

    C

    D

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which letter represents the trough of the wave?

    answer choices

    A

    B

    C

    D

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The diagram below shows straight wave fronts passing through an opening in a barrier. This wave phenomenon is called,

    answer choices

    reflection

    refraction

    polairzation

    diffraction

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which diagram best represents the phenomenon of refraction?

    answer choices

    A

    B

    C

    D

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which diagram best represents the phenomenon of reflection?

    answer choices

    A

    B

    C

    D

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which diagram best represents the phenomenon of diffraction?

    answer choices

    A

    B

    C

    D

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Regions in a sound wave where particles are farthest apart are called

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    compresstions

    condensations

    depressions

    rarefactions

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Regions in a sound wave where particles are closest together are called

    answer choices

    compresstions

    condensations

    depressions

    rarefactions

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Two battery-operated horns of different frequency are placed in a bell jar and the air is removed from the jar. Which statement is true?

    answer choices

    Only the higher frequency horn will be heard.

    Only the lower frequency horn will be heard.

    Neither horn will be heard

    Both horns will be heard

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A pencil appears to be bent at a point where it enters the water in a beaker. This phenomenon is called

    answer choices

    reflection

    diffraction

    dispersion

    refraction

  • Question 21
    30 seconds
    Q.

    In a transverse wave, particles will move

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    parallel to the direction of wave movement.

    at a 90o angle to the direction of wave movement.

    with a wavelength that is greater than its frequency.

    in a circular motion.

  • Question 22
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When you measure wavelength, you must measure

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    the distance from the resting point to the crest or resting point to the trough.

    distance between 2 consecutive crests or 2 consecutive troughs.

    how many waves there are in a given period of time.

    how many Hertz there are.

  • Question 23
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Frequency is measured in

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    kilowatts

    Newtons

    Hertz

    meters

  • Question 24
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which type of energy is transferred by vibrational waves?

    answer choices

    nuclear

    chemical

    light

    sound

  • Question 25
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The diagram represents a person looking at a fish in the water. The actual position of the fish is different from the apparent position of the fish because as light travels from the water into the air, the light is

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    refracted

    transmitted

    reflected

    absorbed

  • Question 26
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which diagram represents electromagnetic energy with the shortest wavelength?

    answer choices

    A

    B

    C

    D

  • Question 27
    30 seconds
    Q.

    As air is pumped from the vacuum jar, the sound level of the ringing bell will decrease until it can no longer be heard. This happens because air must be present in the jar in order for

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    sound to be transferred

    the rubber to seal the jar

    electricity to flow through the wires

    the bell clangor to vibrate

  • Question 28
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Skiers often wear sunglasses while they are skiing because snow

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    radiates light

    conducts light

    absorbs light

    reflects light

  • Question 29
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is the best example of a wave?

    answer choices

    a stone rolling downhill

    a vehicle traveling on a bumpy road

    a string vibrating on a guitar

    a grasshopper jumping up and down

  • Question 30
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which feature best distinguishes one form of electromagnetic energy from another?

    answer choices

    wavelngth

    color

    surface temperature

    distance travelled

  • Question 31
    30 seconds
    Q.

    As you watch a 4thof July fireworks display, why do you hear the noise a few seconds later after you see the color display?

    answer choices

    The sound originated a few seconds after the light.

    The sound traveled farther than the light.

    The sound traveled more slowly than the light.

    The sound reflected from a different location.

  • Question 32
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Denise was driving east over a hill in the afternoon, shortly after a rain shower. Suddenly the sun broke through the clouds, and she saw a rainbow ahead of her. Which of the following made the rainbow possible?

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    Sunlight can be separated into all the colors of the rainbow.

    Water reflects sunlight like a mirror to make it look colored.

    Overhead black clouds reflect in puddles to cause a mirage.

    Air pollution causes the sky to look colored under these conditions.

  • Question 33
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The two waves are traveling at the same speed. Which statement best describes the difference between the waves?

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    Wave A has a higher frequency than wave B.

    Wave A has a lower frequency than wave B.

    Wave A has a higher amplitude than wave B.

    Wave A has a lower amplitude than wave B.

  • Question 34
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following graphs best represents the relationship of the frequency of an electromagnetic wave to its wavelength?

    answer choices

    A

    B

    C

    D

  • Question 35
    30 seconds
    Q. Which wave in the diagram has the greatest frequency?
    answer choices
    1
    2
    3
    4
  • Question 36
    30 seconds
    Q. How would a person measure the wavelength on this sound wave?
    answer choices
    dense to less dense
    trough to crest
    compression to compression
    beginning of illustration to the end
  • Question 37
    30 seconds
    Q.

    All waves carry ________ as they travel from one place to another.

    answer choices

    matter

    space

    energy

    water

  • Question 38
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which wave in the diagram has the greatest wavelength?

    answer choices

    1

    2

    3

    4

  • Question 39
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which wave in the diagram has the greatest frequency?

    answer choices

    1

    2

    3

    4

  • Question 40
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A rainbow forms when white light separates into different colors during?

    answer choices

    Absorption

    Scattering

    Refraction

    Diffraction

  • Question 41
    30 seconds
    Q. According to the Law of reflection, a light ray striking a mirror
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    continues moving through the mirror in the same direction
    moves into the mirror at a slightly different angle
    bounces off the mirror toward the direction it came from
    bounces off the mirror at the same angle it hits.
  • Question 42
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What does this image describe ?

    answer choices

    Reflection

    Diffraction

    Interference

    Refraction

  • Question 43
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When an ambulance move TOWARD you it sounds ________ pitched.

    answer choices

    high

    low

    normal

  • Question 44
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When the car moves AWAY from you, its horn seems...

    answer choices

    Low pitched

    High pitched

    Normal

  • Question 45
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is the name of a material in which waves travel through?

    answer choices

    Vacuum

    Medium

    Mechanical

    Space

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