Translucent: Definition & Examples


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What kind of material is translucent?

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1. Which of the following would be considered an example of a translucent material?

2. Translucent materials allow us to _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What does the word translucent mean and what are some examples of translucent materials? This quiz will test your understanding of this word and what materials may be considered translucent.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment judges your knowledge of translucency through:

  • Its definition
  • Material properties
  • Examples of materials

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding translucent properties
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept translucency and its definition
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding materials that are not translucent

Additional Learning

For more information about translucent materials, review the lesson titled Translucent: Definition & Examples. This lesson further explains translucency through:

  • Defining translucent
  • Differentiating between translucent and transparent materials
  • Explaining why translucent materials are often desirable