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Physics Lab - Matter & Light: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is refraction?

Question 2 2. What is elasticity?

Question 3 3. What is buoyancy?

Question 4 4. What did Rutherford's Gold Foil Experiment involve?

Question 5 5. You place saltwater in the bottom of a fish tank, creating a gradient. Why does light curve when it moves through the water?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following properties of light gives it its color?

Question 7 7. What colors are contained within white light?

Question 8 8. What is gas pressure?

Question 9 9. What is light diffraction?

Question 10 10. 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?

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Question 11 11. If the specific heat of an object is 400, what does that mean?

Question 12 12. Why does a marshmallow expand, if you suck the air out of the space it is in?

Question 13 13. When analyzing the way an image appears in the mirror, what might that tell you about the angle of incidence?

Question 14 14. Which of the following describes Boyle'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 Plum Pudding Model?

Question 17 17. The spring constant of a particular rubber band is 0.5. If you double the mass hanging on the band, what will happen to the length of its extension?

Question 18 18. What is light interference?

Question 19 19. How does the heat capacity of a metal compare to the heat capacity of water, and what does that mean?

Question 20 20. If you stretch a rubber band by hanging a weight on it, how will the force applied relate to the length the band extends?

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Question 21 21. What does conservation of mass tell you about phase changes?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT a measurement you would need to take to calculate the density of an object by floating it in water?

Question 23 23. What is the name of the phase change when gases turn into liquids?

Question 24 24. What is specific heat capacity?

Question 25 25. What is frequency?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT a property of light?

Question 27 27. What is it called when a liquid becomes a solid?

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. On a force-extension graph, what does the slope represent?

Question 30 30. Which of the following terms describes the dark areas in a diffraction (interference) pattern?

Physics Lab - Matter & Light: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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