PH 2007 Spring Quizzes - Physics Honors Chapter 13 Quiz...

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Physics Honors Chapter 13 Quiz 2007 1. Which of the following is a false statement? A. Sound waves are longitudinal pressure waves. B. Musical pitch and frequency have approximately the same meaning. C. Light travels very much faster than sound. D. Waves on a vibrating string are different from sound waves. E. Sound can travel through vacuum. 2. Which of the following increases as a sound becomes louder? A. Frequency B. Wavelength C. Amplitude D. Velocity E. Not covered in the assigned reading. 3. An observer approaches a stationary 1000-Hz sound source at twice the speed of sound. The observer could hear which of the following frequencies? A. 1000 Hz. B. 750 Hz. C. 500 Hz. D. 250 Hz E. none of these. 4. Which of the following is most closely identified with loudness of a musical note? A. Frequency B. Velocity C. Phase D. Amplitude E. None of these. 5. Compared to the velocity of a 400 Hz sound, the velocity of a 200 Hz sound through air is A. twice as large. B. the same. C. one-half as large. D. 200 times larger. E. four times larger. 6. Compared to the wavelength of a 400 Hz sound, the wavelength of a 200 Hz sound in air is A. twice as long. B. the same. C. one-half as long. D. none of these. 7. In a resonating pipe which is open at one end and closed at the other, there A. are nodes at each end. B. are antinodes at each end. C. is a node at the open end and an antinode at the closed end. D. is a node at the closed end and an antinode at the open end. E. are neither nodes nor antinodes at the ends. 8. Sound travels A. fastest in air. B. fastest in water. C. fastest in steel. D. fastest in a vacuum. E. at the same speed in all media. 9. The speed of a sound wave through air depends on A. the frequency. B. the wavelength. C. the temperature. D. all of these. E. none of these. 10. Beats occur because of A. refraction. B. interference. C. reflection. D. all of these. E. none of these. Physics Honors Quiz: Chapters 14 and 15 1. Converging spherical mirrors produce images which A. are always smaller than the actual object. B. are always larger than the actual object. C. are always the same size as the actual object. D. could be smaller than, larger than, or the same size as the actual object, depending on the placement of the object. 2. An object is placed a distance d in front of a plane mirror. The size of the image will be A. half as big as the size of the object. B. dependent on the distance d. C. dependent on where you are positioned when you look at the image. D. twice the size of the object. E. the same size as the object, independent of the distance d or the position of the observer. 3. You hold a diverging mirror far from your eye. The reflection of your eye that you see in the mirror is A. upside-down and larger B. rightside-up and larger C. upside-down and smaller D. rightside-up and smaller 4. What of the following colors does yellow pigment reflect when struck by white light? A.
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PH 2007 Spring Quizzes - Physics Honors Chapter 13 Quiz...

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