Wave mechanics

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Wave mechanics true or false test

  • 1
    Mechanical waves need a medium
  • 2
    Light waves are mechanical.
  • 3
    Mechanical waves can be seen in space.
  • 4
    Sound waves are electromagnetic.
  • 5
    Electromagnetic waves don't need a medium.
  • 6
    Transverse waves have compressions and amplitudes.
  • 7
    Longitudinal waves have rarefactions and compressions.
  • 8
    Light waves are transverse.
  • 9
    Sound waves are longitudinal.
  • 10
    Waves transfer matter but not energy.
  • 11
    When wavelength increases the frequency increases.
  • 12
    Frequency is measured in hertz.
  • 13
    Higher the amplitude the louder the sound.
  • 14
    Reflection is when 2 or more waves overlap.
  • 15
    Diffraction is the bending of waves through an opening.
  • 16
    Refraction is bouncing back of a wave.
  • 17
    Reflection is when waves bend from one medium to another.
  • 18
    Resonance is when an object vibrates and a second object begins to vibrate.
  • 19
    Crest is the highest point of a wave.
  • 20
    Trough is the lowest point of the wave.

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