Reflected Ray: Definition & Overview


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_____ occurs when light reflects off of a rough surface so that the reflected rays are in all directions.

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1. Which of the following is not true about the image formed by a flat mirror?

2. If red light shines on a blue car, what color will the car appear to be?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the quiz/worksheet combination to assess your knowledge of reflected rays. Information assessed includes how colors reflect lights, the absorption of light and other facts taught in the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Types of reflected rays
  • Mirror reflections
  • How colored lights reflect off colored surfaces
  • How different colors absorb light

Skills Practiced

Practiced skills include:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how different colors reflect light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how light reflects off various surfaces and interpret it accurately
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related physics lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about reflected rays, view the lesson Reflected Ray: Definition & Overview. Objectives covered include:

  • Review the Law of Reflection
  • Understand how rays reflect off rough surfaces
  • Review how light reflects off colored objects
  • Define reflected ray