0654 Electromagnetic Waves Quiz

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0654 Quiz on electromagnetic waves.
Jeffrey Piggott
Quiz by Jeffrey Piggott, updated more than 1 year ago
Jeffrey Piggott
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Question 1

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Which row correctly describes light waves and radio waves?
Answer
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Question 2

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Which row shows the nature of light waves, sound waves and X-rays?
Answer
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Question 3

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Visible light has a frequency of approximately 5.0 × 10^14 Hz. M and N are two other types of electromagnetic radiation. The frequency of M is 5.0 × 10^6 Hz. The frequency of N is 5.0 × 10^15 Hz. Which types of radiation are M and N?
Answer
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Question 4

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The diagram represents the electromagnetic spectrum. Some regions have been labelled, and some labels are missing. Which region should be labelled as infra-red waves?
Answer
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Question 5

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Which group contains only electromagnetic waves?
Answer
  • A light waves, radio waves, γ-rays
  • B light waves, radio waves, sound waves
  • C light waves, sound waves, γ-rays
  • D radio waves, sound waves, γ-rays

Question 6

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The diagram shows the electromagnetic spectrum. A word is missing from the label below the spectrum. Which word is missing?
Answer
  • A amplitude
  • B frequency
  • C speed
  • D wavelength

Question 7

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How do infra-red waves differ from ultraviolet waves?
Answer
  • A Infra-red waves are longitudinal.
  • B Infra-red waves have a lower speed in vacuo (in a vacuum).
  • C Infra-red waves have lower frequencies.
  • D Infra-red waves have smaller wavelengths.

Question 8

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Which list shows electromagnetic waves in order of increasing frequency?
Answer
  • A visible light, X-rays, γ-rays
  • B visible light, γ-rays, X-rays
  • C X-rays, γ-rays, visible light
  • D γ-rays, X-rays, visible light

Question 9

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Which statement about ultraviolet waves is correct?
Answer
  • A They are used in television remote controllers.
  • B They can be detected by the human eye.
  • C They travel as longitudinal waves.
  • D They have the same speed in a vacuum as radio waves.

Question 10

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Which type of electromagnetic wave is used in airport security scanners?
Answer
  • A infra-red
  • B microwaves
  • C radio waves
  • D X-rays
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