Physical Science Study Set 3

Physics & Astronomy

Quiz 7 :

Optics and Wave Effects

Quiz 7 :

Optics and Wave Effects

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The bending of waves around corners is called
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A flashlight beam is seen because of
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B

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The speed of light in a particular transparent medium is 2/8 the speed of light in a vacuum. What is the index of refraction of the material?
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A light wave traveling in air strikes a plane mirror surface at an angle of 30° relative to the normal. The wave is reflected at an angle of
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A rainbow results from
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A particular material has an index of refraction of 2.75. What percent of the speed of light in vacuum is the speed of light in the material?
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When the Sun is on the horizon, it is actually lower than it appears because of
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The angle of incidence of a light wave is
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The index of refraction of transparent materials is
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The bending of light because of a speed change as it moves from one medium to another is called
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A reflected ray of light leaves a plane mirror's surface at an angle of 60° relative to the normal. The angle of incidence was
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A reflected ray of light leaves a plane mirror's surface at an angle of 30° relative to the normal. The angle of incidence was
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Which of the following statements is true of the angles of incidence and reflection?
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The speed of light in a material is 1.74 × 108 m/s. What is the index of refraction of this material?
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A ray of light in water strikes an air-water interface at an angle of incidence greater than the critical angle. The ray
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The ratio of the speed of light in a vacuum to the speed of light in a medium is known as the index of
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A pencil partially submerged in a glass of water appears broken or offset because of
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The law of reflection applies to
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The law of reflection
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The angles of incidence and reflection
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