OAE - Integrated Science: Waves, Light & Sound Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. Of the following choices, a sound wave would travel fastest in a

Question 3 3. Light traveling from a slower medium to a faster medium will bend _ the normal.

Question 4 4. Which type of electromagnetic waves are used to study the molecular structures of crystalline solids?

Question 5 5. All sound waves are which type of wave?

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Question 6 6. A wave transfers _____ from one location to another.

Question 7 7. Which type of EM wave do we utilize to increase the thermal energy of our food?

Question 8 8. When a light source is quickly approaching you, you may perceive a

Question 9 9. What are the two components of an EM wave?

Question 10 10. How do we know that the earth's outer core is fluid?

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Question 11 11. Compared to specular reflection, diffuse reflection involves more variation in the _____ on a rough surface.

Question 12 12. Which type of medium do Electromagnetic waves need to travel?

Question 13 13. Waves originate from:

Question 14 14. The electromagnetic waves that cause sunburn are

Question 15 15. The theory of wave-particle duality states that all matter has properties of

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Question 16 16. Amplitude is a measure of how much _____ is being carried by a wave.

Question 17 17. What would the distance between two compressions of a longitudinal wave represent?

Question 18 18. Which two parameters can both be measured in meters?

Question 19 19. Which of the following has the highest energy?

Question 20 20. When studying the photoelectric effect, scientists observed that _____were emitted from metal in response to a beam of light.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT a pure spectral color?

Question 22 22. Acoustic diffusers are designed to cause diffusion of which type of waves?

Question 23 23. Standing waves can only occur in a medium that is

Question 24 24. Pigments create the appearance of color through _____ absorption.

Question 25 25. Which of the following represents the six spectral colors in order of increasing frequency?

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Question 26 26. Which wave parameter can be found by multiplying the wavelength by the frequency?

Question 27 27. Opacity is caused by the _____ of light waves.

Question 28 28. In Snell's Law, the ratio of the indices is related to the inverse ratio of the _ of the angles.

Question 29 29. The separation of white light through a prism happens because each frequency (color) is _ at a different angle.

Question 30 30. On the electromagnetic spectrum, radio waves have the _____ frequency and the _____ wavelength.

OAE - Integrated Science: Waves, Light & Sound Chapter Exam Instructions

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