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Waves, Sound, and Light Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The theory of wave-particle duality states that all matter has properties of

Question 2 2. If 100% of the light frequencies resonate with the electrons of an object, then the object will exhibit

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a source of visible light?

Question 4 4. What are the two components of an EM wave?

Question 5 5. Acoustic diffusers are designed to cause diffusion of which type of waves?

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Question 6 6. Opacity is caused by the _____ of light waves.

Question 7 7. The waves you can make with a jump rope would be which type of waves?

Question 8 8. Diffraction is the bending of waves when they

Question 9 9. The portion between two wave crests or troughs is called the

Question 10 10. As the frequencies of the pure spectral colors increase, the wavelengths of the colors:

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Question 11 11. What would the distance between two compressions of a longitudinal wave represent?

Question 12 12. The direction of a reflected ray striking a curved surface depends upon

Question 13 13. It is useful to think of a photon as a packet of

Question 14 14. A ray of light striking a mirror at an angle of incidence of 35 degrees would reflect off the mirror at an angle of reflection of

Question 15 15. The substance that a sound wave travels through is called the

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Question 16 16. Chlorophyll is a plant pigment that absorbs all frequencies of light except for

Question 17 17. An ambulance siren moving toward you will have a _____ pitch than when it is traveling away from you.

Question 18 18. Sunscreen is _____ to visible light waves and _____ to ultraviolet light.

Question 19 19. Specular reflection would most likely occur from a

Question 20 20. Resonance of sound waves results in

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Question 21 21. Which type of medium do Electromagnetic waves need to travel?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT a pure spectral color?

Question 23 23. Because a full wave cycle always takes the same amount of time, we say that waves have a _____ nature.

Question 24 24. The separation of white light through a prism happens because each frequency (color) is _ at a different angle.

Question 25 25. When looking into the inner surface of a silver spoon, you would see the image of your chin projected

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Question 26 26. Resonance of light waves results in

Question 27 27. Pigments create the appearance of color through _____ absorption.

Question 28 28. Of the following choices, a sound wave would travel fastest in a

Question 29 29. Which wave parameter measures the number of cycles that are completed in one second?

Question 30 30. Transmission of light waves depends on the passing of energy from one _____ to the next.

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