Understanding Electromagnetic Waves Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Visible light refers to:

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements are true?

Question 3 3. Which of the following would be considered an example of a translucent material?

Question 4 4. Translucent materials allow us to _____.

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT one of the principal rays to draw when creating a ray diagram?

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Question 6 6. What is near-sightedness, and what kind of lens corrects it?

Question 7 7. Sunscreen is _____ to visible light waves and _____ to ultraviolet light.

Question 8 8. Transparency is caused by the _____ of light waves.

Question 9 9. The portion of light that ___an object up is the portion that's ___by the object:

Question 10 10. A hypothetical and idealized object, one that is a perfect absorber of all wavelengths of radiation that fall on it, is called a:

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Question 11 11. Which of the following does NOT produce gamma rays?

Question 12 12. Electromagnetic waves ______.

Question 13 13. What are the two components of an EM wave?

Question 14 14. The waves with the largest wavelengths are which type of waves?

Question 15 15. Which of the following does NOT happen to incoming solar radiation?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a greenhouse gas?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT a negative effect of ultraviolet radiation?

Question 18 18. How can UV light be used to prevent counterfeiting?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT an application of radio waves?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT an example of UV waves?

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Question 21 21. Calculate the total magnification of a compound microscope using the 40x objective lens.

Question 22 22. Which tool has the capacity for greater microscopic magnification?

Question 23 23. How is thermal imaging related to infrared radiation?

Question 24 24. Which is these is NOT something meteorologists and climatologists use infrared cameras to study?

Question 25 25. Which of these electromagnetic waves has the lowest frequency?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT a use of X-rays?

Question 27 27. Rainwater on an asphalt road can cause specular reflection if the water _____.

Question 28 28. Diffuse reflection would most likely occur from a _____.

Question 29 29. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

Question 30 30. What kind of material is translucent?

Understanding Electromagnetic Waves Chapter Exam Instructions

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