The wave in which the particles of a medium vibrate about their mean position in a direction …………… to the direction of propagation of the wave is called transverse wave.
(a) parallel
(b) similar
(c) perpendicular
(d) none of the above



(c) perpendicular

Reason — In a transverse wave, the oscillations of the particles occur in a direction that is perpendicular to the wave’s motion as it travels through the medium.

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