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The two kinds of wave transfer are called:
a) Light & Sound
b) Electromagnetic & Mechanical
c) energy & medium
d) Longitudinal & Transverse

The type of wave that can travel through the vacuum of space
a) sound
b) mechanical
c) electromagnetic
d) longitudinal

Type of wave when the particles of the medium vibrate parallel with the energy
a) electromagnetic
b) transverse
c) light
d) longitudinal

Which form of energy must have a medium to travel through?
a) microwave
b) ultraviolet
c) sound
d) light

When waves bounce back off of a surface or barrier they are
a) reflected
b) refracted
c) diffracted
d) interferred

The distance between two points found in succession on the wave is called the
a) amplitude
b) crest
c) wavelength
d) trough

The number of waves that pass a point in one second is called the
a) period
b) amplitude
c) frequency
d) velocity

Which property of a wave is determined by the medium?
a) Period
b) Amplitude
c) Frequency
d) Velocity

If the period of a wave is 0.5 s and its velocity is 2 m/s, what is its wavelength?
a) 1 m
b) 2.5 m
c) 4 m/s
d) 0.025 m/s

Two pulses are heading toward each other, one is a 2m crest and the other is a 3m trough.When they meet they will become
a) a 5m crest
b) a 5m trough
c) a 1 m crest
d) a 1 m trough

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