Understanding Waves Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which type of electromagnetic radiation is responsible for a sunburn?

Question 2 2. Which of these is NOT a common symptom of radiation sickness?

Question 3 3. Which of the following explains why sound waves can propagate through solids?

Question 4 4. Which of the following describes the propagation of the wave pictured below?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is an example of light behaving like a particle?

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Question 6 6. When studying the photoelectric effect, scientists observed that _____were emitted from metal in response to a beam of light.

Question 7 7. Which of the below does NOT describe a concave lens?

Question 8 8. What is a simple lens?

Question 9 9. Which wave parameter measures the number of cycles that are completed in one second?

Question 10 10. Which wave parameter measures the time it takes to complete one cycle?

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Question 11 11. The portion between two successive wave crests or troughs is called the

Question 12 12. Because a full wave cycle always takes the same amount of time, we say that waves have a _____ nature.

Question 13 13. The electromagnetic spectrum is:

Question 14 14. Blue light has a wavelength of about 475 nm. What is the approximate photon energy associated with blue light?

Question 15 15. Compare the incident angle and the refracted angle when light traveling through air enters a denser medium.

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Question 16 16. What color is being absorbed by green leaf?

Question 17 17. Why does a spoon in water look like it's in two pieces?

Question 18 18. A light wave moves from material A into material B. When it does this, it bends AWAY FROM the normal. How does the density of the two materials compare?

Question 19 19. Why did people discover they could hear confessions from across the room in the Cathedral of Agrigento in Sicily?

Question 20 20. The law of reflection says the ______ angle is equal to the reflected angle.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is true about waves?

Question 22 22. Electromagnetic waves have the same _____.

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. Resonance of light waves results in

Question 25 25. Which of these effects is NOT caused by exposure to electromagnetic radiation?

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Question 26 26. A student drops a penny in a container of water. The ripples spread out from the center, where the penny was dropped and propagate to the edges of the container. What type of wave did the student create?

Question 27 27. Scientists questioned the wave theory of light when they saw that increasing the light intensity would only increase the _____ of emitted electrons.

Question 28 28. Which of the below do NOT describe a convex lens?

Question 29 29. Which two parameters can both be measured in meters?

Question 30 30. Waves originate from:

Understanding Waves Chapter Exam Instructions

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