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the ________ is the time it takes for one full vibration of a particle in a medium
a) period
b) frequency
c) amplitude
d) wave speed

the speed of a sound wave
a) depends on wavelength
b) depends on the medium
c) depends on the amplitude
d) none of the answers are correct

water waves
a) transport energy and water
b) transport energy
c) transport water
d) can travel in a vacuum

the difference in color in visible light (such as a rainbow) are caused by differences in
a) amplitude
b) speed
c) medium
d) frequencies

sound waves
a) require a medium
b) are not related to vibrations
c) are not related to mechanical waves
d) can travel in a vacuum

light waves
a) require a medium
b) cannot travel through solids
c) cannot travel through liquids
d) are electromagnetic waves

the color of light is determined by the _____ of light waves
a) medium
b) speed
c) frequency
d) amplitude

how loud a sound is depends on
a) the wavelength of the sound waves
b) pitch of the sound
c) amplitude of the waves
d) the medium

If a transverse wave is moving right to left, the individual particles are moving
a) right to left
b) left to right
c) up and down
d) none of the answers are correct

The doppler effect is an observed change in a waves
a) wavelength
b) period
c) frequency
d) amplitude

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