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TExES Physics/Math 7-12: Waves, Sound & Light Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following types of rays bounces off a surface?

Question 2 2. As the frequencies of the pure spectral colors increase, the wavelengths of the colors:

Question 3 3. Both diffuse and specular reflection will cause an object to appear

Question 4 4. When playing a trumpet, the vibrations made by the lips on the mouthpiece have to match the resonant frequency of

Question 5 5. Which type of medium do Electromagnetic waves need to travel?

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Question 6 6. The visible light spectrum sits between the _____ and _____ regions of the electromagnetic spectrum.

Question 7 7. Standing waves occur as a combination of constructive interference and

Question 8 8. The colors that you see in objects match the frequencies of light that are _____ by those objects.

Question 9 9. Mosquitoes and some snakes find their food using vision in the _____ range.

Question 10 10. Pigments create the appearance of color through _____ absorption.

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Question 11 11. A prism is usually in the shape of a

Question 12 12. Transmission of light waves depends on the passing of energy from one _____ to the next.

Question 13 13. While the actual frequency does not change, the apparent frequency may change if the wave source is

Question 14 14. Resonance of sound waves results in

Question 15 15. The waves with the largest wavelengths are which type of waves?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a source of visible light?

Question 17 17. Prisms are usually made out of

Question 18 18. In observing two interfering waves, the amplitude of the resulting wave can be found at every point using the principle of

Question 19 19. Which of the following types of rays bends as it enters another medium (or material)?

Question 20 20. Resonance of light waves results in

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Question 21 21. Sunscreen is _____ to visible light waves and _____ to ultraviolet light.

Question 22 22. Which of the following represents the six spectral colors in order of increasing frequency?

Question 23 23. Destructive interference occurs when the crest of one wave lines up with the _____ of another wave.

Question 24 24. Which of the following is an effect that cannot be modeled through ray tracing diagrams?

Question 25 25. The property of a wave that is defined as the number of oscillations per second is called

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Question 26 26. By studying the red and blue shifts of the galaxies, scientists concluded that the universe is

Question 27 27. A sonic boom is produced when an airplane travels

Question 28 28. If 100% of the light frequencies resonate with the electrons of an object, then the object will exhibit

Question 29 29. Standing waves can only occur in a medium that is

Question 30 30. The electromagnetic waves that cause sunburn are

TExES Physics/Math 7-12: Waves, Sound & Light Chapter Exam Instructions

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