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Electromagnetic Spectrum Quiz. Begin Quiz. Crest and trough refer to what parts of a wave?. Answer. The crest is the highest point and the trough is the lowest point. Next Question. The distance from one point on a wave to the exact same spot on the next wave is called the ________. Answer.

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The distance from one point on a wave to the exact same spot on the next wave is called the ________.

The distance from one point on a wave to the exact same spot on the next wave is called the wavelength.

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gamma waves, visible waves,

ultraviolet waves, infrared waves,

x-rays

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microwaves - cooking food

gamma waves - medical treatments

visible waves - light bulbs

ultraviolet waves - suntans

infrared waves - security systems

x-rays - check for broken bones

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When you see your image in a mirror or the water of a lake, you are seeing waves being sent back to you as a ______.

When you see your image in a mirror or the water of a lake, you are seeing waves being sent back to you as a reflection.

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_______ is the bending of light rays as they move from one kind of medium to another (air to water).

Refraction is the bending of light rays as they move from one kind of medium to another (air to water).

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A wave has a wavelength of 4 cm. Twenty waves pass a certain point in 5 seconds. What is the frequency?

Frequency = waves/time

Frequency = 20/5

Frequency = 4 waves/sec.

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