Oscillations and Waves-Wave Motion (AIIMS Physics): Questions 1 - 2 of 2

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Question number: 1

» Oscillations and Waves » Wave Motion

Appeared in Year: 2000

Assertion-Reason▾

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

Question number: 2

» Oscillations and Waves » Wave Motion

Appeared in Year: 1998

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

Sound waves cannot propagate through vacuum but light waves can.

Reason (Ꭱ)

Sound waves cannot be polarized but light waves can be.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a. Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false
b. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ
c. Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true
d. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

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