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Vocabulary Review For Waves.[print questions]

The lowest point of a wave is called what?
a) trough
b) crest
c) amplitude
d) peak

The highest point of a wave is the what?
a) crest
b) trough
c) amplitude
d) frequency

A point where the standing wave seems to be standing still
a) trough
b) anti-node
c) crest
d) node

A wave where the medium moves perpendicular to the wave motion
a) longitudinal
b) traverse
c) surface
d) seismic

speed = wavelength x ?
a) amplitude
b) period
c) frequency
d) wavelength

1 / frequency = ?
a) amplitude
b) period
c) wavelength
d) speed

The distance between peak to peak is the what?
a) amplitude
b) reflection
c) wavelength
d) frequency

The number of times a wave completes a full cycle in a second
a) amplitude
b) frequency
c) resonance
d) node

The height of a wave from rest position to crest is the what?
a) amplitude
b) frequency
c) trough
d) compression

The material that a wave passes through is called what?
a) crest
b) trough
c) medium
d) amplitude

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