# Oscillations and Waves-Speed of a Wave (BITSAT Physics): Questions 1 - 6 of 14

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## Question number: 1

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The Laplace correction was necessary to Newton’s calculation of velocity of sound, because travel of sound in a medium is –

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Isochoric process

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Isobaric process

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Isothermal process

## Question number: 2

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A glass rod of long is clamped at the middle. It is set into the longitudinal vibration. If the emitted sound frequency is , then velocity of sound in glass will be –

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## Question number: 3

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If the displacement of a particle executing S. H. M. is given by in metre, then the frequency and maximum velocity of the particle is –

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## Question number: 4

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The velocity of sound is greatest in –

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Air

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Water

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Metal

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Vacuum

## Question number: 5

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A body is executing simple harmonic motion with an angular frequency , the velocity of the body at displacement, when the amplitude of motion is , is

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## Question number: 6

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On producing the waves of frequency in a Kundt’s tube, the total distance between successive nodes is . Speed of sound in the gas filled in the tube is

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