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## Wave and Wave Motion MCQ for School Students

## Waves transport

1. particles

2. medium

3. energy

4. all of these

Option 3 – energy

## When a wave is generated in a medium, the particles of the medium

1. move from one place to another

2. vibrate about their mean position

3. are at rest

4. none of these

Option 2 – vibrate about their mean position

## The distance between two consecutive particles which are in the same phase is

1. frequency

2. time period

3. wavelength

4. amplitude

Option 3 – wavelength

## The wavelength of a wave is 10 cm. The distance between crest and trough is

1. 5 cm

2. 2 cm

3. 10 cm

4. 2.5 cm

Option 1 – 5 cm

## For the propagation of mechanical waves in a medium, the medium should have the property of

1. inertia

2. elasticity

3. both 1 and 2

4. viscosity

Option 3 – both 1 and 2

## If 20 cycles are produced in 2 seconds, then the frequency is equal to

1. 20 Hertz

2. 15 Hertz

3. 10 Hertz

4. 22 Hertz

Option 3 – 10 Hertz

## If the velocity of sound in air is 300 m/s. The wavelength of sound wave having frequency 30 Hertz is

1.9 m

2. 10 m

3.1 m

4. 15 m

Option 2 – 10 m

## Two identical waves are travelling through a medium in opposite directions are superimpose, these waves are formed.

1. Longitudinal waves

2. Transverse waves

3. Electromagnetic waves

4. Stationary waves

Option 4 – Stationary waves

## Sound waves are example for

1. Longitudinal waves

2. Transverse waves

3. Stationary waves

4. Electromagnetic waves

Option 1 – Longitudinal waves

## The waves which energy is bonding between two terminals is

1. Transverse waves

2. Longitudinal waves

3. Progressive waves

4. Stationary waves

Option 4 – Stationary waves

## Compressions and rarefactions are formed in these waves

1. light waves

2. stationary waves

3. longitudinal waves

4. transverse waves

Option 3 – longitudinal waves

## If the particles of the medium vibrate in the direction of propagation of waves, the waves are called

1. stationary waves

2. electromagnetic waves

3. light waves

4. longitudinal waves

Option 4 – longitudinal waves

## The number of cycles in one second is called

1. wavelength

2. velocity

3. frequency

4. time period

Option 3 – frequency

## The unit of frequency

1. Joule

2. Calorie

3. m/sec

4. Hertz

Option 4 – Hertz

## Light waves are :

1. Longitudinal waves

2. Stationary waves

3. Transverse waves

4. Mechanical waves

Option 3 – Transverse waves

## The distance between two consecutive crests is called

1. wavelength

2. amplitude

3. time period

4. phase

Option 1 – wavelength

## In a stationary wave, the points where the displacements are minimum are called

1. node

2. antinode

3. crest

4. trough

Option 1 – node

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