Waves, Sound, and Light: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the angle of refraction for light entering water from air when the light strikes the water at 20° to the normal? The index of refraction of air is 1 and 1.33 for water.

Question 2 2. Standing waves can only occur in a medium that is

Question 3 3. An ambulance siren moving toward you will have a _____ pitch than when it is traveling away from you.

Question 4 4. Mosquitoes and some snakes find their food using vision in the _____ range.

Question 5 5. Transmission of light waves depends on the passing of energy from one _____ to the next.

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

Question 7 7. Light traveling from a slower medium to a faster medium will bend _ the normal.

Question 8 8. What would the distance between two compressions of a longitudinal wave represent?

Question 9 9. Which wave parameter measures the spatial distance of one wave cycle?

Question 10 10. The normal is an imaginary line that is

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a source of visible light?

Question 12 12. Rainwater on an asphalt road can cause specular reflection if the water _____.

Question 13 13. When a light source is quickly approaching you, you may perceive a

Question 14 14. The waves you can make with a jump rope would be which type of waves?

Question 15 15. The combination of all frequencies of visible light makes

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Question 16 16. If 100% of the light frequencies resonate with the electrons of an object, then the object will exhibit

Question 17 17. Within a medium of the same state, wave speed, in general, increases with _____ temperature.

Question 18 18. Which of the following represents the six spectral colors in order of increasing frequency?

Question 19 19. Which type of medium do Electromagnetic waves need to travel?

Question 20 20. Sound with a frequency of 950 Hz and a wavelength of 1 m will travel _____ kilometers in 5 minutes.

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. Amplitude is a measure of how much _____ is being carried by a wave.

Question 23 23. The crests and troughs of a transverse wave are like the compressions and _____ of a longitudinal wave.

Question 24 24. What are the two components of an EM wave?

Question 25 25. As the frequencies of the pure spectral colors increase, the wavelengths of the colors:

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Question 26 26. Acoustic diffusers are designed to cause diffusion of which type of waves?

Question 27 27. Which wave parameter can be found by multiplying the wavelength by the frequency?

Question 28 28. Sound waves in the _____ range are best at traveling over large distances.

Question 29 29. Scientists questioned the wave theory of light when they saw that increasing the light intensity would only increase the _____ of emitted electrons.

Question 30 30. In observing two interfering waves, the amplitude of the resulting wave can be found at every point using the principle of

Waves, Sound, and Light: Homework Help Chapter Exam Instructions

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