Right choice is (a) True

Best explanation: An examination of the weak form, 0=∫Ωehe\([\frac{\partial w_1}{\partial x}(c_{11}\frac{\partial u_x}{\partial x}+c_{12}\frac{\partial u_y}{\partial y}) + c_{66}\frac{\partial w_1}{\partial y} (\frac{\partial u_x}{\partial y} + \frac{\partial u_y}{\partial x})\)+ρw1ux]dxdy-∫Ωehew1fxdxdy-∮┌dhew1txds reveals that only first derivatives of ux and uy with respect to x and y appear respectively. Therefore, ux and uy must be approximated by the Lagrange family of interpolation functions, and at least a bilinear (i.e., linear both in x and y) interpolation is required.