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Vocabulary Review For Waves.[print questions]

A transfer of energy
a) wave
b) period
c) amplitude
d) frequency

What is the type of wave where the back and forth motion continues at a constant rate?
a) longitudinal
b) transverse
c) periodic
d) standing

What are the points on a standing wave that move the most?
a) amplitude
b) node
c) anti-node
d) frequency

What type of wave has points that appear to stand still?
a) longitudinal
b) transverse
c) periodic
d) standing

The number of seconds it takes a wave to complete on full cycle
a) frequency
b) period
c) wavelength
d) node

What type of wave causes the medium to move in the same direction as the wave?
a) longitudinal
b) transverse
c) standing
d) ocean

One lone wave sent through the medium
a) period
b) pulse
c) amplitude
d) node

What type of wave causes the medium to move at right angles to the wave?
a) sound
b) longitudinal
c) transverse
d) compression

What are the points on a standing wave that don't seem to move?
a) amplitude
b) node
c) anti-node
d) frequency

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

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