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Understanding Electromagnetic Waves Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What are electromagnetic waves?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT an example of UV waves?

Question 3 3. Which of the following does NOT produce gamma rays?

Question 4 4. The waves in the electromagnetic spectrum with the highest frequencies are ______.

Question 5 5. What is a lens?

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Question 6 6. How do you know if an image is virtual or real?

Question 7 7. Visible light refers to:

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements are true?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT a use of X-rays?

Question 10 10. Which of these electromagnetic waves has the lowest frequency?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a negative effect of ultraviolet radiation?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT a use of UV radiation?

Question 13 13. Specular reflection would most likely occur from a

Question 14 14. Compared to specular reflection, diffuse reflection involves more variation in the

Question 15 15. Transmission of light waves depends on the passing of energy from one _____ to the next.

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Question 16 16. Sunscreen is _____ to visible light waves and _____ to ultraviolet light.

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

Question 18 18. Translucent materials allow us to _____.

Question 19 19. Which is these is NOT something meteorologists and climatologists use infrared cameras to study?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a use of infrared?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT a greenhouse gas?

Question 22 22. Which of the following atmospheric gases scatters shorter wavelengths of light, such as blues and violets?

Question 23 23. Which of these would be the better emitter of radiation?

Question 24 24. The portion of light that ___an object up is the portion that's ___by the object:

Question 25 25. Which type of electromagnetic wave is most often used in medicine for diagnostic imaging?

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Question 26 26. On the electromagnetic spectrum, the waves with the highest frequencies have the smallest

Question 27 27. What does magnification mean?

Question 28 28. Calculate the total magnification of a compound microscope using the 40x objective lens.

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT an application of radio waves?

Question 30 30. Electromagnetic waves ______.

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