Physics
Grade-8
Easy

Question

Sound waves are ______ waves.

  1. Transverse
  2. Longitudinal
  3. Mechanical
  4. Both b and c

hintHint:

Sound waves are longitudinal and mechanical waves.

The correct answer is: Both b and c


    • Sound waves are not transverse waves because their oscillations are parallel to the direction of the energy transport. 
    • Sound waves are longitudinal waves.
    • It comprises compressions and rarefactions.
    • Sound waves are mechanical waves.
    • Because they need a material medium for propagation.

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