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MTEL Physics: Light, Mirrors & Lenses Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In Snell's Law, the ratio of the indices is related to the inverse ratio of the _ of the angles.

Question 2 2. Which of the following types of telescopes suffers from chromatic aberration?

Question 3 3. Pigments create the appearance of color through _____ absorption.

Question 4 4. The normal is an imaginary line that is

Question 5 5. A ray of light striking a mirror at an angle of incidence of 35 degrees would reflect off the mirror at an angle of reflection of

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Question 6 6. If you are looking through an eyepiece with 10x magnification, and the objective lens you're using is 40x magnification, what is the total magnification of the image?

Question 7 7. Chlorophyll is a plant pigment that absorbs all frequencies of light except for

Question 8 8. As you age, the proteins in the lens can begin to clump together and form a cloudy spot, which we call which one of the following?

Question 9 9. Which of the following types of telescopes suffers from spherical aberration?

Question 10 10. The law of reflection states that the angle of reflection is equal to the angle of

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Question 11 11. Why is the compound microscope named as such?

Question 12 12. We understood how telescopes might work as early as ancient Greece. Why was it not until the days of Galileo that the first optical telescope was built?

Question 13 13. The separation of white light through a prism happens because each frequency (color) is _ at a different angle.

Question 14 14. Which of the following represents the six spectral colors in order of increasing frequency?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT a type of telescope?

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Question 16 16. In relation to the human eye, what is the definition of accommodation?

Question 17 17. Which of the following types of rays bounces off a surface?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is an effect that cannot be modeled through ray tracing diagrams?

Question 19 19. As the frequencies of the pure spectral colors increase, the wavelengths of the colors:

Question 20 20. What is the meaning of a negative focal length?

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Question 21 21. What does a magnification smaller than 1 tell you?

Question 22 22. Which part of the microscope would you use to make small adjustments to the magnified image?

Question 23 23. The direction of a reflected ray striking a curved surface depends upon

Question 24 24. When light focuses behind the retina and causes difficulty in seeing nearby objects clearly, it is called which one of the following?

Question 25 25. Which structure of the eye is responsible for focusing light onto the retina in the eye?

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Question 26 26. Which parts do you use to carry the microscope?

Question 27 27. The carotenoids on a yellow bird's feathers absorb all light frequencies except for

Question 28 28. The combination of all frequencies of visible light makes

Question 29 29. In refraction, the normal line is _ the boundary between the first and second media.

Question 30 30. Which of the following types of rays, is a ray that first approaches a surface?

MTEL Physics: Light, Mirrors & Lenses Chapter Exam Instructions

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