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Relativity & Quantum Theory in Modern Physics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these is not true regarding the speed of light?

Question 2 2. How many miles does one light year represent (round to the nearest whole number)? Hint: 1 mile = 1.61 km.

Question 3 3. The distance light (any form of electromagnetic radiation) travels through a vacuum in one year is known as (a):

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT something that quantum theory helps explain?

Question 5 5. Fill in the blank: According to the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle, the more precisely you know the velocity of a particle the _________________ the position of a particle.

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Question 6 6. An AU is an:

Question 7 7. What is quantum theory?

Question 8 8. The time that has passed between when light was originally emitted by a source and when we detect it on Earth is known as the:

Question 9 9. What is a wavefunction?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT an application of quantum theory in the real world?

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