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MTEL Physics: Sound Waves & Principles of Acoustics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In a two-point interference pattern, what do we call points of minimum displacement that are created by destructive interference?

Question 2 2. By studying the red and blue shifts of the galaxies, scientists concluded that the universe is

Question 3 3. When two different sound waves travel in the same direct and align, what is the result?

Question 4 4. Resonance of light waves results in

Question 5 5. Which wave parameter can be found by multiplying the wavelength by the frequency?

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Question 6 6. Amplitude is a measure of how much _____ is being carried by a wave.

Question 7 7. Wave speed can be found by multiplying the wavelength by the

Question 8 8. Which wave parameter measures the time it takes to complete one cycle?

Question 9 9. If 100% of the light frequencies resonate with the electrons of an object, then the object will exhibit

Question 10 10. Which wave parameter is related to the volume of a sound?

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Question 11 11. Acoustically, what is the result of destructive interference?

Question 12 12. Which wave parameter is related to the pitch of a sound?

Question 13 13. The substance that a sound wave travels through is called the

Question 14 14. An ambulance siren moving toward you will have a _____ pitch than when it is traveling away from you.

Question 15 15. Which two parameters can both be measured in meters?

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Question 16 16. All sound waves are which type of wave?

Question 17 17. Wave speed can be found by dividing the wavelength by the

Question 18 18. When a light source is quickly approaching you, you may perceive a

Question 19 19. Which scale is used to measure the intensity of sound?

Question 20 20. A sonic boom is produced when an airplane travels

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Question 21 21. What is the pattern of alternating nodes and antinodes often called?

Question 22 22. Which wave parameter measures the number of cycles that are completed in one second?

Question 23 23. What do we call the high and low points on a sound wave?

Question 24 24. Wave speed increases with _____temperature and _____density.

Question 25 25. Of the following choices, a sound wave would travel fastest in a

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Question 26 26. When the vibrations of one object match the resonant frequency of a second object, the first object increases the _____ of the vibrations of the second object.

Question 27 27. While the actual frequency does not change, the apparent frequency may change if the wave source is

Question 28 28. Which wave parameter measures the spatial distance of one wave cycle?

Question 29 29. When playing a trumpet, the vibrations made by the lips on the mouthpiece have to match the resonant frequency of

Question 30 30. Resonance of sound waves results in

MTEL Physics: Sound Waves & Principles of Acoustics Chapter Exam Instructions

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