Physics - P1

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  • Created on: 07-11-15 15:40

1. What is meant by the 'frequency of a wave'?

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

  • Electrical energy
  • Light and sound
  • Heat energy

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

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

4. 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

5. Other than heating food, state two uses of microwaves.

  • Satellite communication, mobile phones and radar
  • Heating food




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