Electromagnetic Spectrum Quiz

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Electromagnetic Spectrum Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will help you review the parts of the electromagnetic spectrum.

Sample Question

What type of waves are used to transmit cellular telephone messages?

Gamma rays

Radio waves

Microwaves

Visible light

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  • 1. 
    What type of waves are used to transmit cellular telephone messages?
    • A. 

      Gamma rays

    • B. 

      Radio waves

    • C. 

      Microwaves

    • D. 

      Visible light

  • 2. 
    Which electromagnetic waves have the shortest wavelengths and highest frequencies?
    • A. 

      Gamma rays

    • B. 

      Radio waves

    • C. 

      X-rays

    • D. 

      Ultraviolet rays

  • 3. 
    Electromagnetic waves that you can see are called
    • A. 

      Infrared rays

    • B. 

      Microwaves

    • C. 

      X-rays

    • D. 

      Visible light

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      TV

    • B. 

      Radio stations

    • C. 

      Ultraviolet rays

    • D. 

      Gamma rays

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      All of it

    • B. 

      None of it

    • C. 

      Most of it

    • D. 

      Only a small part

  • 6. 
    What is visible light composed of?
    • A. 

      Gamma rays

    • B. 

      Radio waves

    • C. 

      Red, orange, yellow, green, blue and violet light

    • D. 

      Radar