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MTEL Physics: Quantum Theory Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is an application of wave-particle duality?

Question 2 2. The portion of light that ___an object up is the portion that's ___by the object:

Question 3 3. Scientists questioned the wave theory of light when they saw that increasing the light intensity would only increase the _____ of emitted electrons.

Question 4 4. Which of the following does NOT describe an atomic spectrum?

Question 5 5. In the photoelectric effect, if you increase the brightness (intensity) of light you are shining on a metal, what will happen?

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Question 6 6. What is a wavefunction?

Question 7 7. An electron is traveling at 50 meters per second. If the mass of an electron is 9.1 x 10^-31, what is the de-Broglie wavelength of the electron?

Question 8 8. What is quantum theory?

Question 9 9. Why do everyday objects not show wave properties?

Question 10 10. When studying the photoelectric effect, scientists observed that _____were emitted from metal in response to a beam of light.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following objects can produce a gravitational force on another object?

Question 12 12. An excited atom is:

Question 13 13. In the photoelectric effect, if you decrease the frequency of light you are shining on a metal, what will happen? (Assume you are still above the threshold frequency.)

Question 14 14. Who explained the photoelectric effect?

Question 15 15. The lowest possible electron energy level is the:

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Question 16 16. Which principle states that no two electrons can have the same spin in one orbital?

Question 17 17. The four most basic forces which all others can be broken down into are called the four fundamental forces of nature. Which of the four fundamental forces is responsible for the force created by a golf club striking a golf ball?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT an application of quantum theory in the real world?

Question 19 19. Another guideline to determine electron configuration, which shows the exact order that the orbitals are supposed to be filled, is called:

Question 20 20. Which of the following is an example of an absorption spectrum?

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Question 21 21. What type of spectrum is the following image an example of?

Question 22 22. A hypothetical and idealized object, one that is a perfect absorber of all wavelengths of radiation that fall on it, is called a:

Question 23 23. The ground state electron configuration is the arrangement of electrons around the nucleus of an atom with _____ energy levels.

Question 24 24. Which of these would be the better emitter of radiation?

Question 25 25. The amount of energy necessary to pull an electron away from an atom is known as:

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Question 26 26. Snow is a good ___of light but a bad ___of light:

Question 27 27. An object that is a good ___of radiation is also a good __of radiation:

Question 28 28. An atom:

Question 29 29. It is useful to think of a photon as a packet of

Question 30 30. Using what you know about the electromagnetic force, what happens when a neutron comes near another neutron?

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