CameraIcon
CameraIcon
SearchIcon
MyQuestionIcon


Question

Which of these is an example of longitudinal wave?



Correct Answer
A

Sound

Your Answer
B

Visible light

Your Answer
C

Microwaves

Your Answer
D

Radio waves


Solution

The correct option is D

Sound


Longitudinal waves are those waves in which the particles vibrate along the direction of propagation of the wave. Sound wave is an example for longitudinal wave.
A transverse wave is a moving wave that consists of oscillations occurring perpendicular to the direction of energy transfer. Visible light, microwaves and radio waves are examples of transverse wave.
 

flag
 Suggest corrections
thumbs-up
 
0 Upvotes


Similar questions
View More


People also searched for
View More



footer-image