College Physics Study Set 7

Physics & Astronomy

Quiz 22 :

Reflection and Refraction of Light

Quiz 22 :

Reflection and Refraction of Light

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A ray of light strikes a thick sheet of glass (n = 1.5) at an angle of 25 with the normal.Find the angle of the ray reflected off the glass surface with respect to the normal.
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Water has an index of refraction of 1.333.What is the speed of light through it? (c = 3.00 * 108 m/s)
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Who formulated the theory explaining the photoelectric effect?
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Helium-neon laser light has a wavelength in air of 632.8 nm.What is the energy of a single photon in the beam? (h = 6.626 * 10-34 Js and c = 3.00 * 108 m/s).
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Tripling the wavelength of the radiation from a monochromatic source will change the energy content of the individually radiated photons by what factor?
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When light reflects and produces a clear image, this reflection is referred to as:
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When light of one wavelength from air hits a smooth piece of glass at an angle, which of the following will not occur?
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One phenomenon that demonstrates the particle nature of light is:
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Newton's theory of light treated light as ________ while Young demonstrated that light behaved as ________ with ________ behavior.
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What is the energy of a photon of frequency 5.00 * 1014 Hz? (h = 6.626 * 10-34 Js)
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A line representing a wave front for a wave should be drawn:
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As the angle of incidence is increased for a ray incident on a reflecting surface, the angle between the incident and reflected rays ultimately approaches what value?
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The wave-particle duality of light means that, in the same experiment:
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Light from a 560-nm monochromatic source is incident upon the surface of fused quartz (n = 1.56) at an angle of 60.What is the angle of reflection from the surface?
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According to present theories of light, in some experiments light seems to be:
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The photoelectric effect was discovered by:
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When viewing your image in a hand-held mirror, if you move the mirror away at a speed v, the image appears to:
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Which of the following describes what will happen to a light ray incident on an air-to-glass boundary?
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According to the photon energy formula, tripling the frequency of the radiation from a monochromatic source will change the energy content of the individually radiated photons by what factor?
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One phenomenon that demonstrates the wave nature of light is:
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