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A disturbance that transfer energy from place to place.
a) Vibration
b) medium
c) compression
d) wave

A material throught which a wave travels through.
a) wave
b) medium
c) vibration
d) compression

These waves do not require a medium to travel through.
a) electromagnetic
b) mechanical
c) surface
d) compressional

When the frequency increases the wavelength:
a) increases
b) decreases
c) remains the same
d) moves perpendicular to the medium

When a wave hits a barrier and bounces back it is called:
a) diffraction
b) refraction
c) reflection
d) rarefaction

The amplitude of a wave indicates the _______ the wave has.
a) mass
b) energy
c) weight
d) frequency

A FM radio station channels are based on the _______ of the waves they broadcast.
a) frequency
b) speed
c) wavelength
d) amplitude

If more force is added to a wave the amplitude will:
a) increase
b) decrease
c) remain the same
d) move paralle to the medium

What electromagnetic wave has the greatest frequency?
a) Radio
b) microwave
c) visible
d) gamma rays

Sound travels fastest through:
a) Gas
b) liquid
c) solid
d) gas and liquid

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