Dispersion Of Light

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Light Quizzes & Trivia

During this quiz, you will be tested upon your knowledge of knowing how light refracts to create different colors of the rainbow!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How are the colors of the rainbow formed?
    • A. 

      From the sun hitting water.

    • B. 

      From light hitting objects.

    • C. 

      Through different wavelengths of refracted light.

  • 2. 
    When does a rainbow occur in nature?
    • A. 

      After a snowstorm.

    • B. 

      After a rainstorm, when the sun comes out.

  • 3. 
    Which colors of the rainbow have the longest wavelengths? (There is more than one answer!)
    • A. 

      Violet

    • B. 

      Orange

    • C. 

      Yellow

    • D. 

      Indigo

    • E. 

      Red

  • 4. 
    Rainbows are just straight lines across the sky.
    • A. 

      No, they are full circles.

    • B. 

      They are a half cresent.

  • 5. 
    What causes light to refract off of certain objects?
    • A. 

      When the beam of light goes through the object, the light bounces off, because the light is pointed at an angle.

    • B. 

      The object is not transparent.

    • C. 

      The object is transparent.