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You are creating a wave on a spring. If you start shaking the spring more slowly, the wavelength of the resulting wave will _________.
a) increase b) decrease c) remain the same d) depend on the amplitude
Wave A carries more energy than wave B. Wave B has a smaller __________ than wave A.
a) frequency b) wavelength c) amplitude d) speed
When the crest of one wave passes through the trough of another wave, __________ takes place.
a) resonance b) diffraction c) constructive interference d) destructive interference
_____________ waves can travel through Earth and along Earth's surface.
a) Water b) Seismic c) Light d) Sound
An ocean wave has a frequency of 2.0 Hz with a wavelength of 10 m. What is the velocity of the wave?
a) 5 m/s b) 200 m/s c) 20 m/s d) 10 m/s
Sound waves do not carry energy.
a) True b) False c) d)
Mechanical waves need a medium through which to transport energy.
a) True b) False c) d)
The amplitude of a wave is measured from the crest of one wave to the crest of the next wave.
a) True b) False c) d)
If the wavelength of a give wave decreases, you know that its frequency will stay the same.
a) True b) False c) d)
Wave A has a greater frequency than wave B, but the amplitude of the two waves is the same. The energy of wave A is greater than that of wave B.
a) True b) False c) d)
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