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The source of all wave motion is
a) the movement of matter.
b) a harmonic object.
c) regions of variable high anf low pressure.
d) something that vibrates.

The time needed for a wave to make one complete cycle is its
a) frequency.
b) period.
c) amplitude.
d) velocity.

The distance between successive identical parts of a wave is called its
a) frequency.
b) period.
c) wavelength.
d) amplitude.

Frequency and period are directly related.
a) True
d) False

If you double the frequency of a vibrating object, its period is
a) cut in half.
b) quadrupled.
c) doubled.
d) quartered.

Waves transmit energy not matter.
a) True
d) False

Which of the following will have an affect on the period of a pendulum.
a) Mass attached to it.
b) Neither mass nor length.
c) Both length of the string and mass attached.
d) Length of the string.

Frequency is measured in
a) meters per second
b) seconds
c) hertz
d) meters

A pendulum with a length of 25 cm is swung back and forth with a 30 g mass attached to it. If you add another 30 g mass to the end of the 25 cm pendulum, its period will
a) increase.
b) stop.
c) not change.
d) decrease.

The number of waves/vibrations per unit time.
a) frequency
b) period
c) amplitude
d) crest

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