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As frequency increases, the energy of the wave __________.
a) stays the same
b) increases
c) decreases
d)

A wave carries _______________.
a) water
b) wind
c) energy
d) matter

As wavelength increases, frequency _______________.
a) stays the same
b) decreases
c) increases
d)

What is the speed of a wave with a wavelength of 2.5 and a frequency of 6?
a) 8.5 m/s
b) 12 m/s
c) 15 m/s
d) 18 m/s

What is the wavel speed for a wave that has a wavlength of 4 and a frequency of 3.5?
a) 12 m/s
b) 14 m/s
c) 7.4 m/s
d) 1.14 m/s

The formula for figuring the speed of a wave is...
a) Wavelength X Amplitude
b) Wavelength/ Wave Frequency
c) Wavelength/ Amplitude
d) Wavelength x Wave Frequency

What do you call the lowest part of the wave ?
a) crest
b) trough
c) amplitude
d) wavelength

What do you call the highest part of the wave?
a) crest
b) trough
c) amplitude
d) wavelength

The SI unit of wave frequency is _____________.
a) meter
b) Hertz
c) meters/second
d) seconds

This is the distance a wave travels in a given amount of time.
a) wavelength
b) amplitude
c) frequency
d) wave speed

This is the number of waves that pass a fixed point has in a given amount of time .
a) wavelength
b) amplitude
c) frequency
d) wave speed

The distance the particles of a medium move from their resting position is the ___________.
a) wavelength
b) amplitude
c) frequency
d) wave speed

This is the matter that waves travel through.
a) medium
b) matter
c) stuff
d) wavelength

The distance between two corresponding points on adjacent waves is the ____________.
a) crest
b) trough
c) wavelength
d) amplitude

This is a disturbance that travels through matter or space, carrying energy without carrying matter.
a) wavelength
b) crest
c) trough
d) wave

As the wavelength increases, the wave speed __________.
a) stays the same
b) increases
c) decreases
d)

The speed of a wave depends on __________________.
a) the size of the wave
b) what type of wave it is
c) the medium the wave travels through
d) how much energy it has

A wave travels faster through solids because...
a) the particles are closer together
b) the particles move faster
c) the sustance is less dense
d) it feels like it

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