Ray Diagrams & Lenses: Physics Lab


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What is a lens?

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1. What are concave lenses?

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can expect to be examined on subjects like the meanings of lenses, as wells as their types and applications. Each question on this quiz and worksheet offers a multiple-choice list of potential answers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on:

  • Definition of 'lens'
  • What a concave lens is
  • Principal rays to draw when creating a ray diagram
  • A lens that corrects near-sightedness
  • The meaning of near-sightedness
  • Distinctions between virtual and real images

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as concave lens and near-sightedness
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as virtual and real images
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how to draw a ray diagram and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Learn how much more you can discover when it comes to ray diagrams and lenses by watching the associated video lesson, Ray Diagrams & Lenses: Physics Lab. This lesson will show you more information about:

  • Ray diagram construction
  • What lenses are, precisely
  • Why some lenses are considered concave
  • Examples of concave lenses