Oscillations and Waves-Longitudinal and Transverse Waves (AIIMS Physics): Questions 1 - 5 of 5

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Question number: 1

» 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: 2

» 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: 3

» 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: 4

» Oscillations and Waves » Longitudinal and Transverse Waves

Appeared in Year: 2003

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

When a beetle moves along the sand within a few tens of centimeters of a sand scorpion, the scorpion immediately turns towards the beetle and dashes towards it.

Reason (Ꭱ)

When a beetle disturbs the sand, it sends pulses along the sand’s surface. One set of pulses is longitudinal while the other set is transverse.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

b.

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

c.

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

d.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

Question number: 5

» Oscillations and Waves » Longitudinal and Transverse Waves

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Question

Find the magnitude of pressure amplitude in a sound of intensity 3×106Wm2 . Density of air at STP ρ=1.22kgm3,v=332ms .

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

4.2×102m

b.

6.3×102m

c.

5×102m

d.

7×102m

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