IPC Review-Waves Question Preview (ID: 1444)


IPC Review-Waves.

A wave is a repeating disturbance or movement that transfers
a) matter
b) energy
c) mass
d) volume

The material through which a wave travels is a
a) vibrations
b) transverse
c) medium
d) compression

Water waves are examples of
a) compressional waves
b) light waves
c) transverse waves
d) sound waves

Sound waves are examples of
a) compressional waves
b) transverse waves
c) combination waves
d) light waves

_______________ waves have crests and troughs.
a) transverse
b) compressional
c) rarefaction
d) medium

________________ is how many wavelengths pass a fixed point each second.
a) amplitude
b) wavelength
c) velocity
d) frequency

________________ is the measure of energy in a wave.
a) amplitude
b) wavelength
c) velocity
d) frequency

___________ occurs when a wave strikes an object and bounces off of it.
a) refraction
b) reflection
c) diffraction
d) rarefaction

The bending of a wave cause by a change in its speed as it moves from one medium to another is
a) diffraction
b) interference
c) reflection
d) refraction

_________________ interference is when waves combine and subtract from each other.
a) constructive
b) destructive
c) node
d) diffraction

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