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Light is an example of a(n)...
a) Mechanical wave, because it can pass through space.
b) Mechanical wave, because it cannot pass through space.
c) Electromagnetic wave, because it can pass through space.
d) Electromagnetic wave, because it cannot pass through space.

10 complete waves occur in a distance of 20 meters. The wavelength of the wave is..
a) 0.5m
b) 2m
c) 10m
d) 200m

Frequency of a sound wave has to do with...
a) The loudness of the sound
b) The tone of the sound
c) The pitch of the sound
d) All of the above

Our big goal for the Spring Physics ACP is...
a) 70%
b) 100%
c) 80%
d) 75%

Constructive interference forms...
a) Two new bigger waves
b) One new wave with a smaller amplitude
c) Two new smaller waves
d) One new wave with a larger amplitude

The higher the amplitude of a sound wave, the...
a) Softer the sound.
b) Louder the sound.
c) Higher the sound.
d) Lower the sound.

Two students are talking in the hallway about a party. Little did they know, Mr. Simmons is able to hear their conversation around the corner of the hallway. This is an example of…
a) Reflection
b) Refraction
c) Diffraction
d) Doppler Effect

Jose stands at the edge of the Grand Canyon and yells loudly. The sound waves bounce off the canyon and he is able to hear his echo 5 seconds later. This is an example of
a) Refraction
b) Reflection
c) Diffraction
d) Total Internal Reflection

When a wave encounters a barrier, it moves around the barrier. This is an example of
a) Refraction
b) Doppler Effect
c) Diffraction
d) Reflection

A train sounds a whistle of constant frequency as it leaves the train station. Compared to the sound emitted by the whistle, the sound that the passengers standing on the platform hear has a frequency that is
a) Higher
b) Lower
c) The same
d) Depends on how far away the passengers are

A student performs an experiment on waves and finds that the energy of the wave moves parallel to the movement of the particles. The student observed a/an
a) Transverse Wave
b) Longitudinal Wave
c) Standing Wave
d) Polarizing Wave

A student performs an experiment on waves and finds that the energy of the wave moves parallel to the movement of the particles. The student observed a/an
a) Light Wave
b) Ocean wave
c) Earthquake
d) Sound Wave

A student performs an experiment on waves and finds that the energy of the wave seems to move at a 90o angle to the movement of the particles. The student observed a/an
a) Transverse Wave
b) Standing Wave
c) Longitudinal Wave
d) Polarizing Wave

A wave competes 20 oscillations in 10 seconds. What is the frequency of the wave?
a) 2 Hz
b) 0.5 Hz
c) 200 Hz
d) 20 Hz

Astronauts traveling toward Earth in a fast-moving spacecraft receive a radio signal from an antenna on Earth. Compared to the frequency and wavelength of the radio signal emitted from the antenna, the radio signal received by the astronauts has a
a) lower frequency and a shorter wavelength
b) higher frequency and shorter wavelength
c) higher frequency and longer wavelength
d) lower frequency and a longer wavelength

Which statement correctly describes one characteristic of a sound wave?
a) A sound wave can travel through a vacuum.
b) A sound wave is a transverse wave
c) The amount of energy a sound wave transmits is directly related to the wave’s amplitude.
d) The amount of energy a sound wave transmits is inversely related to the wave’s frequency.

Sound can travel through a vacuum.
a) True
b) False
c) Depends on the situation
d)

The two types of waves are...
a) Electromagnetic and Longitudinal
b) Transverse and Longitudinal
c) Mechanical and Electromagnetic
d) Sound and Light

Waves carry...
a) Energy
b) Mass
c) Energy and Mass
d) Sound

The two CATEGORIES of waves are...
a) Transverse and Mechanical
b) Electromagnetic and Longitudinal
c) Electromagnetic and Mechanical
d) Sound and Ocean

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