Types Of Lenses And Mirrors Quiz

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Types Of Lenses And Mirrors Quiz

Think you have good knowledge about the different types of lenses and mirrors? There are two types of lenses, and they each change the perspective of how things look. Here is a types of lenses and mirrors quiz that will help you 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. 
    What type of lens is a Magnifying Glass?
    • 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. 
    What type of lens is this?
    • 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 convex lens will make an image appear ______ if the object is placed between the focal point and the lens.
    • 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 _____ mirror is like the side mirrors on a car. "Objects are closer than they appear".
    • 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. 
    Is this a converging lens or a diverging lens?
    • 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 convex mirror will always produce an image that is _____.
    • 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. 
    Name the mirror that is used as a flashlight and the lights of a car to create a beam of light.
    • A. 

      Convex

    • B. 

      Concave

    • C. 

      Parabolic

    • D. 

      Plane

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