Light And Color

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  • 1. 
    What color of light is produced when a primary color is combined with its complementary color?     
    • A. 

      Depends on the ratio of the combination

    • B. 

      Black

    • C. 

      Subdued version of the primary color

    • D. 

      White

  • 2. 
    Magenta is the complementary color to green. What two primary colors are used to form magenta?       
    • A. 

      red and green

    • B. 

      red and blue

    • C. 

      green and blue

    • D. 

      Green and cyan

  • 3. 
    Pigments rely on colors of light that are...       
    • A. 

      Added.

    • B. 

      subtracted

    • C. 

      Reflected.

    • D. 

      Refracted.

  • 4. 
    The primary pigments are _____ the primary colors.   
    • A. 

      Complementary to

    • B. 

      Associated with

    • C. 

      The inverse of

    • D. 

      Unrelated to

  • 5. 
    When red light and green light shine on the same place on a piece of white paper, the spot appears to be....
    • A. 

      Yellow

    • B. 

      Brown.

    • C. 

      white.

    • D. 

      black

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not an additive primary color?    
    • A. 

      Yellow

    • B. 

      blue

    • C. 

      Red

    • D. 

      Green

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not a primary subtractive color?         
    • A. 

      Yellow

    • B. 

      cyan

    • C. 

      magenta

    • D. 

      Blue

  • 8. 
    When red light is compared with violet light,       
    • A. 

      both have the same frequency

    • B. 

      both have the same wavelength

    • C. 

      Both travel at the same speed.

    • D. 

      red light travels faster than violet light.

  • 9. 
    Which color combination is incorrect?
    • A. 

      Blue + green = cyan

    • B. 

      Blue + yellow = white

    • C. 

      Red + yellow = magenta

    • D. 

      Red + green = yellow

  • 10. 
     Blue light, which is bent more than red light in a prism, has __________.    
    • A. 

      a shorter wavelength

    • B. 

      A faster speed

    • C. 

      a longer wavelength

    • D. 

      A lower frequency

  • 11. 
    What determines the color of light?
    • A. 

      Wavelength

    • B. 

      Frequency

    • C. 

      Amplitude

    • D. 

      Surface

  • 12. 
    To make red light white, add __________.  
    • A. 

      Magenta light

    • B. 

      Green light

    • C. 

      Yellow light

    • D. 

      Cyan light

  • 13. 
    The mixing of primary colors of light to produce   other colors is a(n)__process.  
    • A. 

      Subtractive

    • B. 

      Refractive

    • C. 

      additive

    • D. 

      Diffractive

  • 14. 
    Why can a prism break white light up into different colors?  
    • A. 

      Different colored light has different wavelengths

    • B. 

      Certain parts of a prism only let certain colors of light pass through

    • C. 

      The colors are changed by addition.

    • D. 

      This is an example of color by subtraction

  • 15. 
    Light behaves as __________.  
    • A. 

      A wave only

    • B. 

      A particle and a wave

    • C. 

      neither a particle nor a wave

    • D. 

      A particle only

  • 16. 
    A second prism will change a spectrum back into white light. This shows that __________.    
    • A. 

      Prisms distort images

    • B. 

      White light is composed of colors

    • C. 

      Prisms are transparent

    • D. 

      Light travels at a constant speed

  • 17. 
    Which of these properties of light is a constant?
    • A. 

      Wavelength

    • B. 

      frequency

    • C. 

      Speed in a vacuum

    • D. 

      Amplitude

  • 18. 
    Choose the incorrect statement
    • A. 

      Primary pigments reflects one color primary and absorbs two

    • B. 

      Complementary colors are two colors that combine to form white

    • C. 

      Primary colors combine to form other colors

    • D. 

      A secondary color is a combination of two primary colors

  • 19. 
    Bending of light around a barrier is called...
    • A. 

      Refraction

    • B. 

      Diffraction

    • C. 

      Reflection

    • D. 

      Polarization

  • 20. 
    In what way do pigments act differently from light?
    • A. 

      They produce different colors..

    • B. 

      They reflect their color and absorb all the others.

    • C. 

      They cannot be seen..

    • D. 

      They produce only cyan, yellow, and magenta