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Waves Questions

   1. True or false?  A seismic P-wave is an example of a transverse wave

 

   2. What are the two types of seismic wave?

 

   3. What is the centre of an earthquake called?

 

   4. Waves on the surface of the water is an example of what type of wave?

  A - Transverse

  B - Longitudinal 

  C - Seismic seismic S-wave

 

   5. What type of wave travels perpendicular to the direction of travel?

 

   6. What type of wave travels parallel to the direction of travel?

 

   7.  True or false?  Waves transfer energy and matter 

 

   8.  What is the speed of sound in air?

  A - 330 m/s

  B - 300,000,000 m/s

  C - 800 m/s

 

   9.  What is the equation we use to calculate the speed of a wave?

 

   10. What is the name of the distance from peak to peak of a wave?