Which one of the following types of waves cannot travel through a vacuum

Jamb 1979

Which one of the following types of waves cannot travel through a vacuum? A. sound waves B. light waves C. infra-red waves D. X-radiation E. radio waves. 

ANSWER: Option A

EXPLANATION: Sound is a mechanical wave and a mechanical wave is a wave that requires a material medium to propagate.

Vacuum is an empty space that has no particles that can serve as a means of propagation for the sound wave. 

 Previous       Next

Or click here to choose! 

Of course, your opinion(s) and suggestion(s) is/are welcome. In case, you have any, kindly use our comment box.

If you have any questions, you can also drop them in the comment section.

If you find this post beneficial, feel free to use the share button to share with friends.

Follow us on our Facebook page!

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.