Oscillations and Waves-Displacement Relation for a Progressive Wave (AIIMS Physics): Questions 1 - 5 of 5

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Question number: 1

» Oscillations and Waves » Displacement Relation for a Progressive Wave

Appeared in Year: 2003

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An earthquake generates both transverse (S) and longitudinal (P) sound waves in the earth. The speed of S waves is about Equation and that of P waves is about Equation . A seismograph records P and S waves from an earthquake. The first P wave arrives 4.0 min before the first S wave. The epicenter of the earthquake is located at a distance of about –

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

250 km

b.

25 km

c.

2500 km

d.

5000 km

Question number: 2

» Oscillations and Waves » Displacement Relation for a Progressive Wave

Appeared in Year: 2002

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If equation of a sound wave is Equation then its wavelength will be –

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Choice (4) Response

a.

2 unit

b.

0.1 unit

c.

0.2 unit

d.

0.3 unit

Question number: 3

» Oscillations and Waves » Displacement Relation for a Progressive Wave

Appeared in Year: 2001

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How does the red shift confirm that the universe is expanding?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

wavelength of light emitted by galaxies appears to decrease

b.

wavelength of light emitted by galaxies appears to increase

c.

wavelength of light emitted by galaxies appears to be the same

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 4

» Oscillations and Waves » Displacement Relation for a Progressive Wave

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If equation of a sound wave is Equation then its wavelength will be –

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Choice (4) Response

a.

1 unit

b.

0.09 unit

c.

0.05 unit

d.

0.5 unit

Question number: 5

» Oscillations and Waves » Displacement Relation for a Progressive Wave

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An earthquake generates both transverse (S) and longitudinal (P) sound waves in the earth. The speed of S waves is about Equation and that of P waves is about Equation . A seismograph records P and S waves from an earthquake. The first P wave arrives 6.0 min before the first S wave. The epicenter of the earthquake is located at a distance of about –

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

450 km

b.

4860 km

c.

5250 km

d.

75 km

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