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Grade 6 Waves and Sound
Grade 6 Waves and Sound
Unlike sound waves, light waves                            .
  1. carry energy
  2. must travel through matter
  3. travel as compression waves
  4. travel as transverse waves
Grade 6 Waves and Sound
Sound waves are also called                    .
  1. compressional waves
  2. crests
  3. ocean waves
  4. conservation
Grade 6 Waves and Sound
How does light travel?
  1. in a circular motion
  2. in straight lines called rays
  3. in a diagonal line changing direction
  4. in a large mass of particles that swirl around
Grade 6 Waves and Sound
Which set of waves types are listed from longest to shortest wavelength?
Electromagnetic Spectrum
  1. x-ray, visible, infrared
  2. microwave, visible, x-ray
  3. visible, infrared, microwave
  4. infrared, microwave, visible
Grade 6 Waves and Sound
Grade 6 Waves and Sound
Radiant energy travels as
  1. shock waves.
  2. ocean waves.
  3. electromagnetic waves.
  4. P waves.
Grade 6 Waves and Sound
Grade 6 Waves and Sound
Grade 6 Waves and Sound
Which of the following is a form of energy that is not visible but can cause sunburn?
  1. ultraviolet radiation
  2. infrared radiation
  3. scattering
  4. visible light
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