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The distance between the line of origin to the top of the wave
a) wavelength
b) amplitude
c) frequency
d) speed

distance between two corresponding spots on a wave
a) wavelength
b) frequency
c) amplitude
d) speed

Waves that travel at the same speed as light, but have different wavelengths and  frequencies make up the—
a) energy fields
b) magnetic resonance
c) polarized light
d) electromagnetic spectrum

The bending of a wave as it travels from one medium to another and as a result  changes speed
a) reflection
b) refraction
c) diffraction
d) interference

describes the number of waves that pass a certain point in a given amount  of time
a) frequency
b) amplitude
c) resonance
d) wavelength

 interaction of waves combining and producing a wave with a lower amplitude 
a) constructive interference
b) destructive interference
c) crest enhancement
d) frequency distribution

 interaction of waves combining and producing a wave with a higher amplitude 
a) frequency distribution
b) destructive interference
c) constructive interference
d) crest enhancement

bouncing back of a wave when it hits a surface through which it can NOT pass
a) reflection
b) refraction
c) diffraction
d) rarefaction

lowest part of a wave
a) trough
b) crest
c) amplitude
d) compression

Sound is a type of
a) mechanical energy
b) radiant energy
c) electrical energy
d) chemical energy

Objects do not produce sound when they
a) do not vibrate
b) undergo chemical changes
c) vibrate
d) undergo physical changes

Mechanical waves can travel through all of the following EXCEPT
a) vacuum
b) water
c) steel
d) air

When a wave moves parallel to the direction that the wave travels, it is  a —
a) longitudinal wave
b) transverse wave
c) reflected wave
d) surface wave

The material through which a wave travels 
a) medium
b) matter
c) vacuum
d) substance

The ability of an object to vibrate by absorbing vibrating energy of its own natural  frequency from another object
a) resonance
b) doppler effect
c) sound intensity
d) acoustics

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