The Physics Of Light And Color Quiz! Trivia

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The Physics Of Light And Color Quiz! Trivia

Do you understand anything regarding the physics of light and color? Do you think you can pass this quiz? Light is a complex phenomenon that is totally explained with a simple model based on rays and wavefronts. Color recognition is a function of the human visual system, and it is not an essential property. See how much you know about the physics of light and color by taking this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these are the primary colours?
    • A. 

      Red, Green, Blue

    • B. 

      Blue, White, Red

    • C. 

      Red, Yellow, Blue

    • D. 

      Blue, Orange, Green

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a rule about light?
    • A. 

      It travels in straight lines

    • B. 

      It can pass through opaque objects

    • C. 

      It refracts when it passes through objects

  • 3. 
    Look at the diagram below. Which structure helps focus the light on to the retina?
    • A. 

      The iris

    • B. 

      The retina

    • C. 

      The pupil

    • D. 

      The lens

  • 4. 
    The pupil is made up of coloured muscle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Light travels in a...
    • A. 

      Zig-zag pattern

    • B. 

      Straight line

    • C. 

      Circular motion

    • D. 

      Curved line

  • 6. 
    The inventor of an electric light bulb was?
    • A. 

      Thomas Alva Edison

    • B. 

      Albert Einstein

    • C. 

      Ernest Rutherford

    • D. 

      Leonardo Da Vinci

  • 7. 
    Which of these objects is transparent?
    • A. 

      Wood

    • B. 

      Frosted glass window

    • C. 

      Car windscreen

    • D. 

      Paper bag

  • 8. 
    Which of these objects is translucent?
    • A. 

      Solid wooden door

    • B. 

      Car windscreen

    • C. 

      Frosted glass window

    • D. 

      Brick wall

  • 9. 
    Which of these objects are opaque?
    • A. 

      Brick wall

    • B. 

      Car windscreen

    • C. 

      White plastic bag

    • D. 

      Goldfish bowl

  • 10. 
    What is the approximate speed of light?
    • A. 

      100 km/h

    • B. 

      10 feet per second

    • C. 

      300,000 kilometres per second

    • D. 

      Really really fast man!