Electromagnetic Spectrum Quiz

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Electromagnetic Spectrum Quizzes & Trivia

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 as we covered in class is a continuum of all electromagnetic waves arranged according to frequency and wavelength. Take up the quiz below and get to review all that we covered these past days.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • 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 waveslengths than visible light are: (check all that apply)
    • 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