# Glencoe Physical Science

## Chapter 10: Waves

### Section 2 Self-Check Quiz-Eng.

 1 What are the highest points of a transverse wave called? Need a Hint? A) troughs B) peaks C) summits D) crests 2 What are the lowest points of a transverse wave called? Need a Hint? A) crests B) valleys C) troughs D) depressions 3 What is the wavelength of a wave traveling through a rope if the distance from one crest to the next is 1 m? Need a Hint? A) 2 m B) 1 m C) 0.5 m D) 3 m 4 The __________ of a wave is how many wavelengths pass a fixed point each second. Need a Hint? A) frequency B) amplitude C) velocity D) compression speed 5 As frequency increases, wavelength __________ . Need a Hint? A) decreases B) increases C) remains constant D) becomes faster 6 __________ describes how fast a wave moves forward. Need a Hint? A) Amplitude B) Frequency C) Wave velocity D) Wavelength 7 What is the frequency of a wave if its wavelength is 5 m and wave velocity is 20 m/s? Need a Hint? A) 25 Hz B) 100 Hz C) 4 Hz D) 0.25 Hz 8 __________ is a measure of the energy in a wave. Need a Hint? A) Frequency B) Wave velocity C) Amplitude D) Wavelength 9 What is the less dense region of a compressional wave called? Need a Hint? A) trough B) crest C) rarefaction D) rest position 10 Which of the following does a transverse wave have? Need a Hint? A) compressions B) amplitude C) rarefactions D) ability to travel through space