Chapter 12 Practice Physics Test Holt Physics 1.

When a mass attached to a spring vibrates back and forth, at the equilibrium position, the a) acceleration reaches a maximum b) velocity reaches a maximum c) net force reaches a maximum d) velocity reaches zero 2. The angle between a pendulum¶s equilibrium position and its maximum displacement is the pendulum¶s a) period b) frequency c) vibration d) amplitude 3. Which of the following is the time it takes to complete a cycle of motion? a) amplitude b) period c) frequency d) wavelength 4. How are frequency and period related in simple harmonic motion? a) They are directly related b) They are inversely related c) they both measure the time per cycle d) they both measure the number of cycles per unit of time 5. By what factor should the length of a simple pendulum be changed if the period of vibration were to be tripled? a) 3 b) 6 c) 9 d) 27 6. What is the period of a 4.12 m long pendulum? a) 2.01s b) 3.11s c) 4.07s d) 9.69s 7. Which of the following is a single nonperiodic disturbance a) pulse wave b) periodic wave c) sin wave d) transverse wave 8. If the waveform is drawn from a longitudinal wave pattern, the compressed regions correspond to a) the wavelength b) the crest c) the trough d) the mass 9. A periodic wave has a wavelength of 0.50 m and a speed of 20 m/s. What is the wave frequency? a) 0.02 hz b) 20 hz c) 40 hz d) 10 hz

10.0 m long stretched string is fixed at both ends.0 m d) 1.5mm c) 5.0 m c) 4.5mm d) 7. what is the size of the smallest insect they can detect? a) 1. Two waves can occupy the same space at the same time because waves a) are matter b) are displacements of matter c) do not cause interference patterns d) cannot pass through one another 12.0 m long stretched rope is fixed at both ends. Standing waves are produced by periodic waves of a) any amplitude and wavelength traveling in the same direction b) the same amplitude and wavelength traveling in the same direction c) any amplitude and wavelength traveling in opposite directions d) the same frequency. A 3. A 2.0 meter long string fixed at both ends is 200 m/s. how many nodes will be formed? a) 0 b) 2 c) 3 d) 4 18. and wavelength traveling in opposite directions 15. amplitude.0 m 16. Which wavelength would NOT produce standing waves on this rope? a) 2. Bats can detect small objects.5mm b) 3. Which one of the following is not a natural (resonant) frequency of this string? . At a fixed boundary. The velocity of propagation of a transverse wave on a 2.5mm 11. If standing waves with a wavelength of two-thirds L are produced on this string. waves are a) never reflected nor inverted b) reflected but not inverted c) reflected and inverted d) inverted but not reflected 14. If bats emit a chirp at a frequency of 60.0 m b) 3. that are approximately the size of one wavelength.0 kHz and the speed of sound waves in air is 330 m/s. Which of the following wavelengths would NOT produce standing waves on a rope whose length is 1 m? a) 2/3 m b) 1 m c) 2m d) 3/4 m 17. such as insects. Which of the following is the interference that results when individual displacements on the same side of the equilibrium position are added together to form the resultant wave? a) constructive b) destructive c) complete constructive d) complete destructive 13.

(c) 6. Which statement is correct? a) Pendulum B is twice as long as A b) Pendulum B is twice as massive as A c) The length of B is four times the length of A d) The mass of B is four times the mass of A 20. (c) 10.4 ----------Key---------not done yet 1. (b) 9. (c) 7. (a) 13. Simple pendulum A swings back and forth at twice the frequency of simple pendulum B. (b) 4. (c) 20. (c) 14. (b) 5. (d) 3.7 d) 1. (d) 17. (b) 2. the time for one complete vibration increases by a factor of a) 3 b) 2 c) 1. (d) 15. (b) 16. (a) 8. (b) 12. (c) 11.a) 25 Hz b) 50 Hz c) 100 Hz d) 200 Hz 19. (a) 19. (c) . When the length of a simple pendulum is tripled. (d) 18.

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