Oscillations and Waves (AIIMS Physics): Questions 19 - 23 of 50

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Question number: 19

» Oscillations and Waves » Longitudinal and Transverse Waves

Appeared in Year: 2004

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Question

The waves produced by a motorboat sailing in water are –

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Longitudinal

b.

Stationary

c.

Transverse

d.

Longitudinal and transverse

Question number: 20

» Oscillations and Waves » Longitudinal and Transverse Waves

Appeared in Year: 1998

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Question

The waves in which the particles of the medium vibrate in a direction perpendicular to the direction of wave motion is known as –

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

propagated waves

b.

Longitudinal waves

c.

Transverse waves

d.

stationary waves

Question number: 21

» Oscillations and Waves » Longitudinal and Transverse Waves

Appeared in Year: 2006

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Question

For waves propagating in a medium, identify the property that is independent of the others

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Wavelength

b.

Velocity

c.

Frequency

d.

None of the above

Question number: 22

» Oscillations and Waves » Harmonics

Appeared in Year: 2006

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Question

A boat at anchor is rocked by waves whose crests are 100m apart and velocity is 25ms . The boat bounces up once in every –

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

0.25 s

b.

4 s

c.

75 s

d.

2500 s

Question number: 23

» Oscillations and Waves » Wave Motion

Appeared in Year: 2000

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Assertion (Ꭺ)

Like sound, light cannot propagate in vacuum.

Reason (Ꭱ)

Sound is a square wave. It propagates in a medium by virtue of damping oscillation.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

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