Exam #3 (S05) - MC

Exam #3 (S05) - MC - Multiple Choice25Questions Please...

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                  x 2pts =                  Please write your answers in the space provided. # correct score 1. How far does a wave travel during one period? A. a wavelength B. a crest C. a trough D. an amplitude 2. As you increase the frequency of putting your finger into water, the wavelength of the water waves A. increases. B. decreases. C. stays the same. 3. While standing on a dock, you observe water waves passing beneath you. If you observe 20 wave crests passing directly below you in 2 minutes and judge the crests to be 1 m apart, what is the period of the waves? A. 20 s B. 10 s C. 6 s D. 2 s 4. How does increasing the tension of the string affect the fundamental wavelength of a guitar string? The wavelength A. increases. B. decreases. C. stays the same. 5. The frequency of the third harmonic on a guitar string is _____ times that of the fundamental. A. 5 B. 3 C. 2 D. 1/3 6. As the frequencies of two waves get farther apart, the beat frequency A. increases. B. decreases. C. stays the same. 7. The fundamental wavelength for standing waves on a rope fixed at both ends is ____ the length of the rope. A.
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Exam #3 (S05) - MC - Multiple Choice25Questions Please...

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