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MTLE Middle Level Science: Overview of Light Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Chlorophyll is a plant pigment that absorbs all frequencies of light except for

Question 2 2. The combination of all frequencies of visible light makes

Question 3 3. The carotenoids on a yellow bird's feathers absorb all light frequencies except for

Question 4 4. 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

Question 5 5. The normal is an imaginary line that is

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Question 6 6. The law of reflection states that the angle of reflection is equal to the angle of

Question 7 7. The separation of white light through a prism happens because each frequency (color) is _ at a different angle.

Question 8 8. Light traveling from a slower medium to a faster medium will bend _ the normal.

Question 9 9. In Snell's Law, the ratio of the indices is related to the inverse ratio of the _ of the angles.

Question 10 10. What is the definition of the law of reflection?

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Question 11 11. Why does your image in a mirror make it look like you're behind the mirror?

Question 12 12. What makes a mirror different from the surface of a wall in terms of creating an image?

Question 13 13. Which of the following describes a convex mirror?

Question 14 14. What is the definition of a spherical mirror?

Question 15 15. Which of the following describes the images formed by a plane mirror?

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Question 16 16. The property of a wave that is defined as the number of oscillations per second is called

Question 17 17. Which color of light will have the fastest speed when light goes from air to water?

Question 18 18. White light of a given frequency goes through a prism. What causes a rainbow to form on the other side?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a source of visible light?

Question 20 20. Which of the following represents the six spectral colors in order of increasing frequency?

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Question 21 21. As the frequencies of the pure spectral colors increase, the wavelengths of the colors:

Question 22 22. You shine light on a material. 50% of it is reflected by the surface. A further 10% of the original light is absorbed by the material. What is the transmittance of the material?

Question 23 23. What is the difference between refracted light and transmitted light?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT a factor that transmittance depends on?

Question 25 25. What is the meaning of a negative focal length?

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Question 26 26. What does a magnification smaller than 1 tell you?

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

Question 28 28. If the lens you are using is concave, what does that tell you about the focal length?

Question 29 29. What does a negative image height imply?

Question 30 30. Suppose we have a CONCAVE lens. A person stands 3 meters away from the lens, the focal length of the lens is 1 meter, and the person's height is 1.2 meters. What are the properties of the image?

MTLE Middle Level Science: Overview of Light Chapter Exam Instructions

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