Physics quiz

What is the frequency of a wavelength?
Number of waves produced by a source per second
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What is frequency (of a wavelength) measured in?
Hertz (Hz)
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What is it called when the waves spread out after they've passed through a gap?
Diffraction
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What is a laser?
A beam of light
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Which seismic wave can only go through solids?
S-waves
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Name a good conductor
Metal
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True or false: In conduction, the hotter the metal, the more kinetic transfer there is?
True
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If I spend £800 on insulation for my house and it saves me £40 a year; what is the payback time for the insulation?
20 years
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How is heat energy transferred in convection?
From hot to cold
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Advantage of solar panels:
Renewable source
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Disadvantage of solar panels:
They do not work at night
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Why is double glazing better than single glazing?
The vacuum between the layers of glass keeps heat inside longer
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What is frequency (of a wavelength) measured in?

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Hertz (Hz)

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What is it called when the waves spread out after they've passed through a gap?

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Card 4

Front

What is a laser?

Back

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Card 5

Front

Which seismic wave can only go through solids?

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seismic waves? do u even aqa m8

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