# Waves Question Preview (ID: 42099)

An object in which only some light may pass through is known as
a) transparent
b) translucent
c) opaque
d)

What allows people to see objects?
b) light
c) glass
d) x-rays

An object in which you can see completely through it is known to be _________
a) transparent
b) translucent
c) opaque
d)

Why is white light called white light when it's a mixture of all the colors?
a) B/c the sun only has the color white, so it appears to us as white light
b) B/c the sun has all colors mixed together, but the light appears to us as white
c) B/c the sun has all colors mixed together, so we can see all of them
d) B/c the sun has only the color yellow, so it appears to us as white

The higher the ________, the shorter the ________ on the electromagnetic spectrum
a) wave; energy
b) amplitude; crest
c) energy; wavelength
d) trough; crest

In the electromagnetic spectrum, the color _________ has the longest wavelength
a) green
b) indigo
c) red
d) violet

In the electromagnetic spectrum, the color _________ has the shortest wavelength
a) indigo
b) violet
c) blue
d) red

___________ are rhythmic disturbances that carry energy without carrying matter
a) Matter
b) Ripples
c) Mechanical
d) Waves

The _______ is the highest point on a wave
a) crest
b) trough
c) amplitude
d) wavelength

The __________ is the valley between two waves and is the lowest point
a) crest
b) amplitude
c) trough
d) wavelength

It measures vertical distance. Can be from trough to origin or origin to crest
a) amplitude
b) wavelength
c) trough
d) crest

The ____________ is the horizontal distance, either between the crest or troughs of two consecutive waves
a) amplitude
b) crest
c) trough
d) wavelength

The __________ is the distance from compression to compression or rarefaction to rarefaction in a compressional wave
a) compression
b) wavelength
c) rarefaction
d) altitude

The ________ is the part of the compressional wave where the particles are spread apart
a) compression
b) wavelength
c) altitude
d) rarefaction

The _________ is the part of the wave where the particles are crowded together
a) rarefaction
b) wavelength
c) compression
d) frequency

Some examples of this type of wave are: light waves, ocean waves, ripples in water, earthquakes, wave of people at a sporting event
a) Mechanical Waves
b) Compressional
c) Longitudinal
d) Latitudinal

An object in which no light can pass through it is known as
a) transparent
b) translucent
c) opaque
d)

A glass bottle is an example of a _________ object
a) transparent
b) translucent
c) opaque
d)

A black curtain is an example of a __________ object
a) transparent
b) translucent
c) opaque
d)

A lamp shade is an example of a __________ object
a) transparent
b) translucent
c) opaque
d)

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