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OAE Physics: Light, Mirrors & Lenses Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the angle of refraction for light entering water from air when the light strikes the water at 20° to the normal? The index of refraction of air is 1 and 1.33 for water.

Question 2 2. What does a magnification smaller than 1 tell you?

Question 3 3. The colors that you see in objects match the frequencies of light that are _____ by those objects.

Question 4 4. Which parts do you use to carry the microscope?

Question 5 5. Which of the following represents the six spectral colors in order of increasing frequency?

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Question 6 6. Which part of the microscope would you use to make small adjustments to the magnified image?

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

Question 8 8. The index of refraction compares the speed of light in a certain medium with the speed of light in

Question 9 9. The law of reflection states that the angle of reflection is equal to the angle of

Question 10 10. 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?

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Question 11 11. The normal is an imaginary line that is

Question 12 12. The combination of all frequencies of visible light makes

Question 13 13. When looking into the inner surface of a silver spoon, you would see the image of your chin projected

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. The direction of a reflected ray striking a curved surface depends upon

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Question 16 16. What is the meaning of a negative focal length?

Question 17 17. What does a negative image height tell you?

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. Which part of the microscope do you look through to see a magnified image?

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

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Question 21 21. Chlorophyll is a plant pigment that absorbs all frequencies of light except for

Question 22 22. Why is the compound microscope named as such?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a pure spectral color?

Question 24 24. What does a negative image distance indicate?

Question 25 25. In Snell's Law, the ratio of the indices is related to the inverse ratio of the _ of the angles.

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

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

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT a source of visible light?

Question 29 29. Light traveling from a slower medium to a faster medium will bend _ the normal.

Question 30 30. The visible light spectrum sits between the _____ and _____ regions of the electromagnetic spectrum.

OAE Physics: Light, Mirrors & Lenses Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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