Oscillations & SHM
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by Barbara Neocleous
| 10 Questions
1
1 pt
A mass on a spring oscillates 8 times in 1 second. What is the frequency?
8 Hz
0.125 Hz
0.133 Hz
4 Hz
2
1 pt
A mass on a spring has a time period of 0.2 seconds. What is the frequency?
0.2 Hz
12
5 Hz
0.003 Hz
3
1 pt
Apart from the mass on a spring, what other example can you state of a simple harmonic motion?
4
1 pt
A mass on a spring performs 10 oscillations in 3.68 seconds. What is the time period and frequency?
T = 0.368 s , f = 0.27 Hz
T = 3.68 s, f = 0.27 Hz
T = 3.68 s, f = 2.7 Hz
T = 0.368 s, f = 2.7 Hz
5
1 pt
If the frequency of an oscillator is 9.4 Hz, calculate the tie period T. Show your work and include units in your answer 6
1 pt
The graph above shows the position with time of a simple harmonic oscillator. What is the amplitude?
1.0 m
1.6 m
1.4 m
2.0 m
7
1 pt
The graph above shows the position with time of a simple harmonic oscillator. What is the time period?
1.6 s
2.0 s
1.2 s
1.4 s
8
1 pt
The moon completes one full cycle around the Earth in 27.32 days. What is the frequency of oscillation?
0.00000042 Hz
4.2 Hz
0.037 Hz
0.036 Hz
9
1 pt
Explain what is meant by the term 'damped oscillator'.
10
1 pt
Explain what is meant by the term 'resonance', in the context of oscillators.
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