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  • Created on: 23-05-14 20:31
What is the unit of wavelength?
Metre
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What type of image is produces by a plane mirror?
A virtual image
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If you stand 1.5m in front of a plane mirror, where will your image be?
1.5m behind the mirror
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Which colour of light is refracted the most?
Violet
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What is an echo?
The reflection of a sound
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What is a rarefaction?
the region in a longitudinal wave where the particles are further apart than in the rest pollution
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What happens when light waves cross a boundary between two transparent substances?
Their speed changes
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What is diffraction?
The spreading of a wave as it passes through a gap or round an object
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How does a flute produce sound?
The air in the flute vibrates as you blow across the mouthpiece
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What type of image is produces by a plane mirror?

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If you stand 1.5m in front of a plane mirror, where will your image be?

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Which colour of light is refracted the most?

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What is an echo?

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