17.4 Light Waves Interact With Materials

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Light waves interact with ______.
  • 2. 
    Light can be reflected, transmitted, or ______.
  • 3. 
    The passing of EM waves through a medium is ______.
  • 4. 
    _______ is the disappearence of an EM wave in a medium.
  • 5. 
    Being able to recieve radio waves in a building is an example of the building being ________(transparent, translucent, or opaque) to radio waves.
  • 6. 
    Using a lamp shade you can still see the light coming through the shade but can no longer see the light bulb, this is an example of (transparent, translucent, or opaque)
  • 7. 
    100 meters of water seperate the diver from his boat, he can no longer see the light on his boat, so that means the water is _____ to the light.
  • 8. 
    When driving it is more dangerous to drive in a fog during the day than at night because the light _____ through the fog.
  • 9. 
    _______ filters reduce glare and make it easier to see objects.
  • 10. 
    _________ determine color.
  • 11. 
    A prism is a tool that uses _______ to spread out the different wavelengths of white light.
  • 12. 
    A red apple will absorb all colors of visible light except ____
  • 13. 
    A green lime will reflect what color?
  • 14. 
    The primary colors are red, ____, and blue.
  • 15. 
    The primary pigments are cyan, _____ and yellow.