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Waves Longitudinal and Transverse Exercises

Part A
For questions 1 to 4:


1. Indicate a wave direction.

2. Label the parts of this wave from the list below:
• Amplitude
• Wavelength

3. This type of wave is called _____________________________ a wave.


4. Indicate on the diagram the direction that particle A is moving.

Part B
For questions 1 to 4:

  1. Indicate a wave direction.
  2. Label the parts of this wave from the list below:

    • Amplitude

    • Wavelength



  3. This type of wave is called a __________________________________ wave.

  4. Indicate on the diagram the direction that particle B is moving.


    Complete the following table from your answers to above questions.
Wave Type Medium it can travel through