Quantum Theory: Definition & Examples


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What is quantum theory?

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1. Which of the following is NOT something that quantum theory helps explain?

2. Which of the following is NOT an application of quantum theory in the real world?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will test your understanding of the field of quantum theory. You'll be assessed on your understanding of the principles of quantum theory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Wavefunction
  • Focus of quantum theory
  • Applications of quantum theory
  • Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related physics lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as wavefunction and quantum theory
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle

Additional Learning

To learn more about physics, review the accompanying lesson titled Quantum Theory: Definition & Examples. Covered objectives include:

  • Understand the principles of quantum theory
  • Learn the vocabulary of quantum theory
  • Know practical applications of quantum theory