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The particles in a transverse wave
a) vibrate perpendicular to the direction of the wave. b) vibrate parallel to the direction of the wave. c) move in a circular path. d) remain motionless all the time.
The particles in a longitudinal wave
a) vibrate parallel to the direction of the wave. b) vibrate perpendicular to the direction of the wave. c) move in a circular path. d) remain motionless all the time.
Sound waves are
a) longitudinal. b) transverse. c) combinational. d) circular.
The material through which a wave passes is called a/an
a) medium. b) vacuum. c) ether. d) space.
Which of the following statements about waves is correct?
a) Waves transfer energy but not matter. b) Waves transfer energy and matter. c) Waves transfer matter but not energy. d) Waves do not actually transfer energy or matter.
waves in which the displacement of the medium is in the same direction as
a) Longitudinal b) Transverse c) Water d) Combinational
moving wave that consists of oscillations occurring perpendicular (or right angled) to the direction of energy transfer.
a) Transverse b) Longitudinal c) Water d) Combinational
Which of the following waves is NOT mechanical?
a) Sound b) Seismic c) Water d) X-Rays
Which of the following waves is longitudinal?
a) Sound b) Stadium c) Radio d) S-Wave (a.k.a. Secondary Wave) - Type of Seismic Wave
Which of one of the following waves CANNOT pass through the vacuum of interstellar space?
a) Sound b) Microwaves c) Gamma Rays d) Radio Waves
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