Understanding Electromagnetic Waves Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The waves with the largest wavelengths are which type of waves?

Question 2 2. What are the two components of an EM wave?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements is true about BOTH electromagnetic and mechanical waves?

Question 4 4. Gamma-ray bursts ______.

Question 5 5. Transparency is caused by the _____ of light waves.

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Question 6 6. Transmission of light waves depends on the passing of energy from one _____ to the next.

Question 7 7. The Sun produces a lot of UV radiation directed towards the Earth. Where does most of the UV radiation end up?

Question 8 8. What does ultraviolet mean?

Question 9 9. Diffuse reflection would most likely occur from a _____.

Question 10 10. Compared to specular reflection, diffuse reflection involves more variation in the _____ on a rough surface.

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Question 11 11. Visible light refers to:

Question 12 12. Which of the following statements are true?

Question 13 13. What types of particles are involved in the scattering of light in the atmosphere?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT a greenhouse gas?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is not an example of a translucent item/material?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following would be considered an example of a translucent material?

Question 17 17. How fast do electromagnetic waves move?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT an example of UV waves?

Question 19 19. How is thermal imaging related to infrared radiation?

Question 20 20. Which is these is NOT something meteorologists and climatologists use infrared cameras to study?

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Question 21 21. How are X-rays related to gamma rays?

Question 22 22. X-rays are:

Question 23 23. Calculate the total magnification of a compound microscope using the 40x objective lens.

Question 24 24. What is the main difference between tools that are used for microscopic magnification?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT one of the principal rays to draw when creating a ray diagram?

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Question 26 26. What is a lens?

Question 27 27. Which of these would be the better emitter of radiation?

Question 28 28. An object that is a good ___of radiation is also a good __of radiation:

Question 29 29. On the electromagnetic spectrum, the waves with the highest frequencies have the smallest

Question 30 30. Which of the following does NOT produce gamma rays?

Understanding Electromagnetic Waves Chapter Exam Instructions

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