Understanding Electromagnetic Waves Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which color has the highest frequency?

Question 2 2. Which color has the shortest wavelength?

Question 3 3. What is a lens?

Question 4 4. How do you know if an image is virtual or real?

Question 5 5. What types of particles are involved in the scattering of light in the atmosphere?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following does NOT happen to incoming solar radiation?

Question 7 7. Diffuse reflection would most likely occur from a _____.

Question 8 8. Specular reflection would most likely occur from a _____.

Question 9 9. Energy given off by electromagnetic waves is called:

Question 10 10. How are X-rays related to gamma rays?

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Question 11 11. A hypothetical and idealized object, one that is a perfect absorber of all wavelengths of radiation that fall on it, is called a:

Question 12 12. An object that is a good ___of radiation is also a good __of radiation:

Question 13 13. What does magnification mean?

Question 14 14. All of the following describe a loupe BUT which condition?

Question 15 15. What are the two components of an EM wave?

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Question 16 16. On the electromagnetic spectrum, the waves with the highest frequencies have the smallest

Question 17 17. Translucent materials lend themselves to relaxing or meditative environments because _____.

Question 18 18. Which of the following is not an example of a translucent item/material?

Question 19 19. What does ultraviolet mean?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a negative effect of ultraviolet radiation?

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Question 21 21. How fast do electromagnetic waves move?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT an example of UV waves?

Question 23 23. Opacity is caused by the _____ of light waves.

Question 24 24. Transparency is caused by the _____ of light waves.

Question 25 25. Which of the following statements is true about BOTH electromagnetic and mechanical waves?

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Question 26 26. Gamma-ray bursts ______.

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT a use of infrared?

Question 28 28. Which of these is NOT a reason infrared is used in astronomy?

Question 29 29. Which of the following statements are true?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT one of the principal rays to draw when creating a ray diagram?

Understanding Electromagnetic Waves Chapter Exam Instructions

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