# Glencoe Science Level Blue

## Chapter 24: Waves, Sound, and Light

### Waves

 1 The distance between one point on a wave and the nearest point moving with the same speed and direction is the _______. Need a Hint? A) intensity B) frequency C) wavelength D) pitch 2 The _______ of a wave is the number of wavelengths that pass by a point each second. Need a Hint? A) frequency B) wavelength C) pitch D) intensity 3 _______ is the bending of waves around an object. Need a Hint? A) Frequency B) Diffraction C) Intensity D) Pitch 4 Which of the following are units for measuring frequency? Need a Hint? A) meters/second B) decibels C) meters D) hertz 5 A _______ wave causes particles in matter to move back and forth along the same direction in which the wave travels. Need a Hint? A) seismic B) transverse C) compressional D) radio 6 The _______ of a transverse wave depends on the height of the crests or the depth of the troughs. Need a Hint? A) amplitude B) frequency C) pitch D) intensity 7 The speed of a wave equals its wavelength multiplied by its _______. Need a Hint? A) amplitude B) frequency C) intensity D) crest