Physics Lab Experiments: Matter & Light Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If the specific heat of an object is 400, what does that mean?

Question 2 2. A piece of metal is heated by boiling it in a pot of hot water. The metal is then placed in cool water. The metal and water reach an equilibrium temperature of 52 degrees C. What is the change in temperature of the metal?

Question 3 3. How could Rutherford tell where the particles ended up in his Gold Foil Experiment?

Question 4 4. In Rutherford's Gold Foil Experiment, why were some of the particles deflected by huge angles?

Question 5 5. What is the name of the phase change when gases turn into liquids?

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Question 6 6. What is a phase change?

Question 7 7. You shine a laser through a single slit, and produce an image on a screen. If you make the slit smaller, what will happen to the image?

Question 8 8. If you shine a laser through a single slit, creating a pattern on a screen, what happens to the intensity of light as you move from the center of the pattern to the edges?

Question 9 9. What is reflection?

Question 10 10. What is the law of reflection?

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Question 11 11. What is gas pressure?

Question 12 12. What is volume?

Question 13 13. On a force-extension graph, what does the slope represent?

Question 14 14. Which of the following equations represents Hooke's Law?

Question 15 15. The fact that a laser pointer is red, is an example of which property of light?

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Question 16 16. What is the law of reflection?

Question 17 17. What are concave lenses?

Question 18 18. What is a lens?

Question 19 19. If you shine white light through a blue filter, what color light will come out?

Question 20 20. If you shine red laser light through a blue filter, what light will go through?

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Question 21 21. How does density relate to buoyancy?

Question 22 22. What is density?

Question 23 23. What is specific heat capacity?

Question 24 24. What is the Plum Pudding Model?

Question 25 25. Why does water expand when it freezes?

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Question 26 26. What is light diffraction?

Question 27 27. You place saltwater in the bottom of a fish tank, creating a gradient. Why does light curve when it moves through the water?

Question 28 28. Why does a marshmallow expand, if you suck the air out of the space it is in?

Question 29 29. What is elasticity?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT a property of light?

Physics Lab Experiments: Matter & Light Chapter Exam Instructions

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