Light And Colour Web Quest

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Light And Colour Web Quest - Quiz

To revise and rediscover the concepts of light and colour from the past few weeks.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What do we call the spectrum that includes gamma rays, UV, visible light, infrared and radio waves?
  • 2. 
    Gamma rays travel at the same speed as radio waves in a vacuum?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which has the highest energy?
    • A. 

      Red Light

    • B. 

      Microwaves

    • C. 

      Gamma Rays

  • 4. 
    Which of these objects are Luminous?
    • A. 

      A and B

    • B. 

      B and C

    • C. 

      A and C

    • D. 

      A and B and C

    • E. 

      All of them

  • 5. 
    An object that doesn't let light through is called?
  • 6. 
    An object that lets some light through but not clearly is called?
  • 7. 
    An object that lets light through clearly is called?
  • 8. 
    Light only travels at one speed?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A discrete bundle of electromagnetic energy is called a what?
  • 10. 
    This picture below is of a squid that glows. This has a special name. What is it?
  • 11. 
    What sort of reflection is shown in the image above?
  • 12. 
    What sort of relfection is shown in the image above?
  • 13. 
    For regular reflection, the angle of incidence and the angle of reflection are?
    • A. 

      45°

    • B. 

      The same

    • C. 

      Difficult to determine

  • 14. 
    What type of mirror is this?
  • 15. 
    When light moves from one ____________ to another it changes ______________. This phenomenon is called ________________. Choose the correct order of words
    • A. 

      Area, medium, bending

    • B. 

      Medium, speed, reflection

    • C. 

      Speed, colour, refraction

    • D. 

      Medium, speed, refraction

  • 16. 
    When observing objects under water (for example fish in a pond), we don't see the object where it actually is. This is due to the refraction or bending of light as it leaves the water. This is called "apparent depth". Do we see observe the fish above or below where it actually is?
    • A. 

      Above

    • B. 

      Below

    • C. 

      No difference

  • 17. 
    What sort of lens is this?
    • A. 

      Convex and Diverging

    • B. 

      Convex and Converging

    • C. 

      Concave and Diverging

    • D. 

      Concave and Converging

  • 18. 
    The colour and sparkle of a diamond is due to refraction of the light passing through it. It has to be cut at very precice angles for this to occur. The splitting of the light into its different colours is called.
  • 19. 
    The light doesn't travel straight through the diamond, it reflects off the inside. This is called.
    • A. 

      Total refraction

    • B. 

      Total internal reflection

    • C. 

      Rainbows!

  • 20. 
    A camera used a ______________ lens.
  • 21. 
    The colours of the rainbow are: Orange Blue Red Green Yellow Indigo Violet
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    What colour light is reflecting off the surface of this image below?
  • 23. 
    What colour is the object that the light is bouncing off?
  • 24. 
    What colour does the surface appear to the observer in the diagram above?
  • 25. 
    What are the three primary colours of light?
    • A. 

      Red, Blue, Orange

    • B. 

      Red, Blue, Green

    • C. 

      Red, Blue, Yellow

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