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5 Matching questions

  1. Wavelength
  2. Rarefaction
  3. Forced Vibration
  4. Transverse Wave
  5. Amplitude
  1. a the vibration of an object that is made to vibrate by another vibrating object
  2. b the least dense region of a compressional wave
  3. c the distance (measured in the direction of propagation) between two points in the same phase in consecutive cycles of a wave
  4. d a wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to the direction in which the wave travels
  5. e the maximum displacement of a periodic wave

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Any surging or progressing movement or part resembling a wave of the sea
  2. the unit of frequency
  3. an amount of time
  4. frequencies at which an object will vibrate when it is struck or disturbed
  5. the interference that occurs when two waves combine to make a wave with a smaller amplitude

5 True/False questions

  1. Frequencythe quality imparted to voiced speech sounds by the action of the resonating chambers of the throat and mouth and nasal cavities


  2. Crestreach a high point


  3. Vibrationan amount of time


  4. Simple Harmonic Motionperiodic motion in which the restoring force is proportional to the displacement


  5. Resonancethe number of occurrences of a wave within a given time period (usually 1 second)