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6/25/2017 PracticeMCQsForWaves,Light,Lens&Sound|MiniPhysicsLearnPhysicsOnline

1.Waterwavesrefractataboundarybetweendeepwaterandshallowwater.

Whatistheeffectonthefrequency,wavelengthandspeedofthewavesattheboundary?
FREQUENCY WAVELENGTH SPEED

A Changes Changes Staysthesame

B Changes Staysthesame Staysthesame

C Staysthesame Changes Changes

D Staysthesame Staysthesame Changes

D
A
B
C

2.Thepitchofasoundisdeterminedbyits_________.
frequency
wavelength
speed
amplitude

3.Wecanhearsoundwhenaballstrikesthefloorbecause___________.
theairparticlesfromthefloorvibrateandproducetransverse
wavestoflowthroughtheairintoourears.
theairparticlesfromthefloorvibrateandproducelongitudinal
wavestoflowthroughtheairintoourears.
theairparticlesfromthefloorflowedintoourears.
thewavelengthofthesoundwaveislargeenoughtoproduce
thesound.

4.Whichdoesnotnormallyuseinfraredradiation?
intruderalarm
sunbed
televisionremotecontroller
electricgrill

5.Whathappenstolightasitpassesfromglassintoair?
Itsfrequencydecreasesbecauseitsspeeddecreases.
Itswavelengthincreasesbecauseitsspeedincreases.
Itswavelengthdecreasesbecauseitsspeeddecreases.
Itsfrequencyincreasesbecauseitsspeedincreases.
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6.Whichofthefollowingistheunitforfrequency?
metrepersecond
joulepersecond
coulombpersecond
oscillationpersecond

7.Thediagramshowswavestravellingonthesea.

Whichpointsareonewavelengthapart?
QandT
SandT
PandR
QandS

8.Astarexplodesinouterspace.

WhichwavesfromtheexplodingstardonotreachtheEarth?
Light
Sound
Infrared
Radio

9.Whichofthefollowingdoesnotproduceasoundwave?
Anexplosioninouterspace
Ahammerhittingablockofrubber
Agunfiredinaroom
Abellringingunderwater

10.Abeamoflighthitsamirroratanangle.Whenthemirrorisrotatedby10degrees,bywhat
angledoesthereflectedbeamturn(ascomparedtotheoriginalreflectedbeam)?
10degrees
40degrees
0degrees
20degrees

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