Physics Quiz: Electromagnetic Spectrum Questions!

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Physics Quiz: Electromagnetic Spectrum Questions!

Electromagnetic energy describes all the different kinds of energies released into space by stars such as the Sun and is made when an atom absorbs energy. The electromagnetic spectrum is a continuum of all electromagnetic waves arranged according to frequency and wavelength. Take up the quiz below on Electromagnetic Spectrum. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 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. 
    The waves that have shorter wavelengths than visible light are:
    • A. 

      TV

    • B. 

      Radio stations

    • C. 

      Ultraviolet rays

    • D. 

      Gamma rays

  • 5. 
    How much of the electromagnetic spectrum is visible?
    • 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

  • 7. 
    Which type of emission maps the dust between stars?
    • A. 

      Gamma rays

    • B. 

      Infrared

    • C. 

      Ultraviolet

    • D. 

      X-rays

  • 8. 
    Radioactive materials can cause this type of emission:
    • A. 

      Gamma rays

    • B. 

      Radio

    • C. 

      X-rays

    • D. 

      Ultraviolet 

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