Waves Check In 1
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by Kelsey Hughes
| 10 Questions
1
1 pt
What is the highest point of a wave called?
trough
amplitude
frequency
crest
2
1 pt
What is the lowest point of a wave called?
crest
trough
frequency
amplitude
3
1 pt
The measurement from crest to crest or from trough to trough is called what?
amplitude
wavelength
reflection
frequency
4
1 pt
The regions of a wave where the particles are the CLOSEST together in a longitudinal wave are called
rarefactions
compressions
vibrations
5
1 pt
The regions of a wave where the particles are the FURTHEST APART in a longitudinal wave are called
rarefactions
compressions
vibrations
6
1 pt
What is the unit for frequency?
watt
hertz
sec
wav
7
1 pt
Different types of electromagnetic waves travel at different speeds.
True
False
8
1 pt
Which of these is an electromagnetic wave?
a flag waving in the wind
a vibrating guitar string
the changes in the air that result from blowing a horn
the waves that heat a cup of water in the microwave
9
1 pt
Which type of electomgnetic waves can humans see?
radio
visible light
microwave
gamma
10
1 pt
Which type of electromagnetic wave has more energy?
gamma
radio
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