Physics - P1

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  • Created on: 07-11-15 15:40

1. State the condition needed for maximum diffraction.

  • When the gap is the same width as the wavelength of the wave passing through it
  • As waves pass through a gap or an opening, the edges spread out
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2. What is meant by the 'frequency of a wave'?

  • The distance between two corresponding points on two successive disturbances
  • The number of waves produced, or that pass a particular point, in one second
  • The maximum disturbance caused by the wave

3. What types of molecules in foods absorb microwaves?

  • Sulfuric acid
  • Water and fat
  • Carbon dioxide

4. Name two electromagnetic waves with a shorter wavelength than visible light.

  • Ultra violet/x-rays/gamma rays
  • Radio waves
  • Infrared rays
  • Microwaves

5. Which type of seismic wave cannot travel through the liquid outer core of the Earth?

  • Secondary waves
  • Primary waves




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