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MTEL Physics: Light, Mirrors & Lenses Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following types of telescopes suffers from spherical aberration?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a source of visible light?

Question 3 3. The separation of white light through a prism happens because each frequency (color) is _ at a different angle.

Question 4 4. Which part of the microscope would you use to make small adjustments to the magnified image?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a type of telescope?

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Question 6 6. In Snell's Law, the ratio of the indices is related to the inverse ratio of the _ of the angles.

Question 7 7. 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 8 8. What does a negative image distance indicate?

Question 9 9. When light focuses in front of the retina and causes difficulty in seeing far away objects clearly, this is called _.

Question 10 10. Who was the first known person to use an optical, refracting telescope specifically for astronomy?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is an effect that cannot be modeled through ray tracing diagrams?

Question 12 12. Which of the following types of rays bends as it enters another medium (or material)?

Question 13 13. An object of height 1 meter is positioned 2 meters in front of a convex mirror. If the convex mirror has a focal length of 4 meters, what are the properties of the image produced?

Question 14 14. A light ray is a line that is drawn at what angle to the peaks and troughs of the light wave?

Question 15 15. Why is the compound microscope named as such?

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Question 16 16. Which part of the microscope do you look through to see a magnified image?

Question 17 17. The combination of all frequencies of visible light makes

Question 18 18. Which structure of the eye is responsible for focusing light onto the retina in the eye?

Question 19 19. The law of reflection states that the angle of reflection is equal to the angle of

Question 20 20. Pigments create the appearance of color through _____ absorption.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following types of telescopes suffers from chromatic aberration?

Question 22 22. When light focuses behind the retina and causes difficulty in seeing nearby objects clearly, this is called.

Question 23 23. What is the meaning of a negative focal length?

Question 24 24. The carotenoids on a yellow bird's feathers absorb all light frequencies except for

Question 25 25. The colors that you see in objects match the frequencies of light that are _____ by those objects.

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Question 26 26. As the frequencies of the pure spectral colors increase, the wavelengths of the colors:

Question 27 27. What does a negative image height tell you?

Question 28 28. As you age, the proteins in the lens can begin to clump together and form a cloudy spot. This disorder is called _.

Question 29 29. Which parts do you use to carry the microscope?

Question 30 30. The direction of a reflected ray striking a curved surface depends upon

MTEL Physics: Light, Mirrors & Lenses Chapter Exam Instructions

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