Chapter 24: The Wave Nature Of Light

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Chapter 24: The Wave Nature Of Light

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a false statement?
    • A. 

      All points on a given wave front have the same phase.

    • B. 

      Rays are always perpendicular to wave fronts.

    • C. 

      All wave fronts have the same amplitude.

    • D. 

      The spacing between adjacent wave fronts is one-half wavelength.

  • 2. 
    The wave theory of light is attributed to
    • A. 

      Christian Huygens.

    • B. 

      Isaac Newton.

    • C. 

      Max Planck.

    • D. 

      Albert Einstein.

  • 3. 
    The particle theory of light is attributed to
    • A. 

      Christian Huygens.

    • B. 

      Isaac Newton.

    • C. 

      Max Planck.

    • D. 

      Albert Einstein.

  • 4. 
    When a light wave enters into a medium of different optical density,
    • A. 

      Its speed and frequency change.

    • B. 

      Its speed and wavelength change.

    • C. 

      Its frequency and wavelength change.

    • D. 

      Its speed, frequency, and wavelength change.