Question

The position of maximum upward displacement of medium particles in a transverse wave is known as :
(a) trough
(b) compression
(c) rarefaction
(d) crest

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Answer

(d) crest

Reason — A transverse wave is composed of crest and trough. The position of maximum upward displacement of medium particles in a transverse wave is known as crest and the position of maximum downward displacement is called trough.

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