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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Transverse Waves
  2. Frequency
  3. Period
  4. When is a mechanical wave created?
  5. Increasing the frequency of a wave decreases what?
  1. a when a source of energy causes a vibration to travel through a medium
  2. b the time required for one cycle, a complete motion that returns to its starting point
  3. c a wave that causes the medium to vibrate at right angles to the direction in which the wave travels
  4. d it's wavelength
  5. e number of complete cycels in a give time

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. maximum displacement of the medium from it's _______________
  2. a motion that repeats at regular time intervals
  3. the lowest point below the rest position
  4. speed=wavelength X frequency
  5. the highest point of the wave aqbove the rest position

5 True/False questions

  1. Compressionan area, where the particles in a medium are spaced closed together


  2. Mechanical Wavea wave that travels along a surface separating the medium


  3. Mediumthe material through wich a wave travels


  4. The three main types of mechanical waves1. Transverse 2. Longituadinal 3. Surface Waves


  5. The more energy a wave has the greater is its what?1. Transverse 2. Longituadinal 3. Surface Waves