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Understanding Waves Quiz

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1. Which of the following best describes a wave?

2. What distinguishes a longitudinal wave from a transverse wave?

3. Which principle states that the angle of incidence equals the angle of reflection?

4. What is the term for the maximum displacement or distance moved by a point on a wave from its equilibrium position?

5. What does the Doppler Effect refer to?

6. In terms of waves, what is interference?

7. What is a standing wave?

8. What does wave speed depend on?

9. What occurs when light from a single source hits a rough surface and is reflected back in many directions?

10. Which of the following statements is true regarding wave-particle duality?