# Waves Question Preview (ID: 35844)

### Transverse And Longitudinal Waves. Answers? Play games to get them!

The distance between two corresponding parts of a wave is the _______.
a) wavelength
b) amplitude
c) crest
d) trough

Sound waves are
a) mechanical
b) longitudinal
c) a series of compressions and rarefactions
d) all of the above

In longitudinal waves, the parts where the particles are crowded together are called the ______________.
a) rarefactions
b) crests
c) compressions
d) troughs

In a longitudinal wave, the particles of the medium travel/move ____________ to the direction in which the waves are traveling.
a) parallel
b) perpendicular
c)
d)

In a transverse wave, the particles of the medium move ___________ to the direction in which the wave travels.
a) parrallel
b) perpendicular
c)
d)

Waves are created when a source of energy causes a medium to __________.
a) compressions
b) amplitude
c) crest
d) vibrate

____________ waves do not need a medium to travel through.
a) electromagnetic
b) mechanical
c) rest position
d) rarefactions

A wave is a disturbance that transfers ____________ from place to place.
a) energy
b) air
c) water
d) matter

__________ waves have to have a medium to travel through.
a) electromagnetic
b) mechanical
c) frequency
d) amplitude

_______________ is the distance from the rest position to a crest or a trough in a transverse wave.
a) wavelength
b) frequency
c) amplitude
d) compression

For a transverse wave, ______________ is the distance from the rest position to a crest or a trough.
a) wavelength
b) amplitude
c) height
d) rest position

The number of waves that pass a given point in a certain amount of time is called the wave ________________.
a) amplitude
b) height
c) wavelength
d) frequency

In a transverse wave, as the frequency increases, the wavelength _____________.
a) remains the same
b) decreases
c) increases
d) increases then decreases

Sound waves are mechanical waves. Therefore they ___________ be heard in space.
a) cannot
b) can
c)
d)

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