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TExES Science 7-12: Quantum Physics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. It is useful to think of a photon as a packet of

Question 2 2. The Heisenberg uncertainty principle is concerned with what two properties?

Question 3 3. What is the principal quantum number for the last electron that is added to potassium?

Question 4 4. What is the name of the constant in the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle equation?

Question 5 5. In quantum mechanics, particles are described in terms of what?

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Question 6 6. Scientists questioned the wave theory of light when they saw that increasing the light intensity would only increase the _____ of emitted electrons.

Question 7 7. What is momentum?

Question 8 8. Which of the following sets of quantum numbers CAN exist?

Question 9 9. Who was the first to observe and publish observations about the photoelectric effect?

Question 10 10. When studying the photoelectric effect, scientists observed that _____were emitted from metal in response to a beam of light.

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Question 11 11. In the photoelectric effect, if you decrease the frequency of light you are shining on a metal, what will happen? (Assume you are still above the threshold frequency.)

Question 12 12. The theory of wave-particle duality states that all matter has properties of

Question 13 13. In quantum mechanics, why is the Schrodinger's Cat scenario problematic?

Question 14 14. What is the largest principal quantum number that a calcium electron can have?

Question 15 15. According to quantum mechanics, why are you not likely to find yourself able to walk through a wall?

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Question 16 16. What is quantum mechanics?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT a key theory or principle in quantum mechanics?

Question 18 18. Which letter orbital corresponds to l = 2?

Question 19 19. Who explained the photoelectric effect?

Question 20 20. In the photoelectric effect, if you increase the brightness (intensity) of light you are shining on a metal, what will happen?

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Question 21 21. How is the behavior of matter best understood at the nanoscopic level?

Question 22 22. Which quantum number indicates the position of the orbital?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is an example of light behaving like a particle?

Question 24 24. Which of the following technologies is NOT a result of quantum mechanics mentioned in this lesson?

Question 25 25. Which of the following defines the photoelectric effect?

TExES Science 7-12: Quantum Physics Chapter Exam Instructions

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