Physics: Types Of Lenses And Mirrors! Quiz

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Physics: Types Of Lenses And Mirrors! Quiz

Just how much do you know about the different types of lenses and mirrors? There are two types of lenses, and they each change the perspective of how things look. In this trivia questions quiz, you will get to learn some more about the different lenses and mirrors and how they differ from each other. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Convex

    • B. 

      Concave

    • C. 

      Parabolic

    • D. 

      Plane

  • 2. 
    What is the bending of light rays, due to a change in speed as the rays pass through a substance, called?
    • A. 

      Reflection

    • B. 

      Refraction

    • C. 

      Diffusion

    • D. 

      Diffraction

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Convex

    • B. 

      Concave

    • C. 

      Plane

    • D. 

      Parabolic

  • 4. 
    Which type of mirror makes objects appear smaller, but the area of view larger?
    • A. 

      Convex

    • B. 

      Concave

    • C. 

      Parabolic

    • D. 

      Plane

  • 5. 
    What type of mirror is this?
    • A. 

      Convex

    • B. 

      Concave

    • C. 

      Parabolic

    • D. 

      Plane

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Smaller and upside down

    • B. 

      Smaller and right side up

    • C. 

      Larger and upside down

    • D. 

      Larger and right side up

  • 7. 
    Mirrors _____ light rays to make an image.
    • A. 

      Reflect

    • B. 

      Refract

    • C. 

      Diffract

    • D. 

      Diffuse

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Convex

    • B. 

      Concave

    • C. 

      Parabolic

    • D. 

      Plane

  • 9. 
    An image formed with a lens , that can be projected onto a screen , is called a _____ image.
    • A. 

      Virtual

    • B. 

      Real

    • C. 

      Imaginary

    • D. 

      Objective

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Converging

    • B. 

      Diverging

  • 11. 
    The typical mirror you look in at home or in a restroom is a _____ mirror.
    • A. 

      Convex

    • B. 

      Concave

    • C. 

      Parabolic

    • D. 

      Plane

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Real , upside down , smaller

    • B. 

      Virtual , upright , same size

    • C. 

      Virtual , upright , smaller

    • D. 

      Virtual , upright ,larger

  • 13. 
    A concave lens will always produce a _____ image.
    • A. 

      Virtual , upright , smaller

    • B. 

      Real , inverted , smaller

    • C. 

      Real , inverted , larger

    • D. 

      Virtual , upright , larger

  • 14. 
    What is the medical word for nearsightedness?
    • A. 

      Myopia

    • B. 

      Hyperopia

    • C. 

      Glaucoma

    • D. 

      Plybaria

  • 15. 
    What type lens is used to correct farsightedness ?
    • A. 

      Convex

    • B. 

      Concave

    • C. 

      Parabolic

    • D. 

      Plane

  • 16. 
    A _____ uses 2 convex lenses to magnify an object and make a smaller object larger.
    • A. 

      Telescope

    • B. 

      Microscope

    • C. 

      Oscilloscope

    • D. 

      Kalidescope

  • 17. 
    The image formed on the film in a camera and on the retina of your eye is _____.
    • A. 

      Rightside up

    • B. 

      Upside down

  • 18. 
    A _____ uses large mirrors to bring distant objects into closer view.
    • A. 

      Microscope

    • B. 

      Telescope

    • C. 

      Oscilloscope

    • D. 

      Kalidescope

  • 19. 
    If you are standing 4 feet from a plane mirror and looking into it, the image you see will be ___feet away from the mirror on the other side.
    • A. 

      2 feet

    • B. 

      4 feet

    • C. 

      6 feet

    • D. 

      8 feet

  • 20. 
    A flashlight and the lights in a car use a _____ mirror to create a beam of light.
    • A. 

      Convex

    • B. 

      Concave

    • C. 

      Parabolic

    • D. 

      Plane