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A wave is
a) A disturbance that transfer energy
b) A disturbance that transfers water
c) A disturbance that transfer light
d) A disturbance that transfer a medium

A mechanical wave needs a medium to travel through
a) True
b)
c)
d) False

The two types of mechanical waves are
a) Electromagnetic and Longitudinal
b) Transverse and Seismic
c) Water and Light
d) Transverse and Longitudinal

Mediums through which a wave can travel are
a) Gases
b) Liquids
c) Solids
d) All of the above

Transverse waves
a) Have compressions & rarefactions
b) Have compressions & crests
c) Have compressions & troughs
d) Have crests and troughs

The highest point of a transverse wave is a
a) Trough
b) Crest
c) Compression
d) Rarefaction

The lowest part of transverse wave is a
a) Trough
b) Crest
c) Compression
d) Rarefaction

A transverse wave move the medium
a) Perpendicular to its motion
b) Parallel to its motion
c) In a circular motion
d) Side to side

Longitudinal waves move the medium
a) Perpendicular to its motion
b) Parallel to its motion
c) In a circular motion
d) Side to side

Waves are produced when a source of energy cause a wave to
a) Wiggle
b) Fall
c) Vibrate
d) Grow

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