Sound and Light: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which type of EM wave do we utilize to increase the thermal energy of our food?

Question 2 2. Which of the following represents the six spectral colors in order of increasing frequency?

Question 3 3. Which scale is used to measure the intensity of sound?

Question 4 4. Which wave parameter measures the number of cycles that are completed in one second?

Question 5 5. Standing waves occur as a combination of constructive interference and

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Question 6 6. How do we know that the earth's outer core is fluid?

Question 7 7. Opacity is caused by the _____ of light waves.

Question 8 8. A series of light waves pass through a 400-nanometer gap in a wall. Which light wave diffracts the MOST?

Question 9 9. The law of reflection states that the angle of reflection is equal to the angle of

Question 10 10. It is useful to think of a photon as a packet of

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Question 11 11. Resonance of sound waves results in

Question 12 12. The colors that you see in objects match the frequencies of light that are _____ by those objects.

Question 13 13. Which type of electromagnetic waves are used to study the molecular structures of crystalline solids?

Question 14 14. Which wave parameter is related to the volume of a sound?

Question 15 15. Compared to specular reflection, diffuse reflection involves more variation in the _____ on a rough surface.

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Question 16 16. The carotenoids on a yellow bird's feathers absorb all light frequencies except for

Question 17 17. The waves you can make with a jump rope would be which type of waves?

Question 18 18. In constructive interference, the two waves' amplitudes are

Question 19 19. Light traveling from a slower medium to a faster medium will bend _ the normal.

Question 20 20. Which of the following has the highest energy?

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Question 21 21. Sounds in the _____ range are best for reflecting off of small objects.

Question 22 22. Of the following choices, a sound wave would travel fastest in a

Question 23 23. Wave speed can be found by multiplying the wavelength by the

Question 24 24. Amplitude is a measure of how much _____ is being carried by a wave.

Question 25 25. Transmission of light waves depends on the passing of energy from one _____ to the next.

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Question 26 26. When looking into the inner surface of a silver spoon, you would see the image of your chin projected

Question 27 27. Standing waves can only occur in a medium that is

Question 28 28. The waves with the largest wavelengths are which type of waves?

Question 29 29. Which wave parameter measures the height of the crest of a wave?

Question 30 30. Which wave parameter can be found by multiplying the wavelength by the frequency?

Sound and Light: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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