Light Energy Quiz Review

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Energy Quizzes & Trivia

Energy comes in different forms and light energy can be seen directly. This form of energy as discussed can be converted to other forms of energy and the main source of this energy on earth is the sun. Test out your knowledge of light energy by taking the interesting quiz below. Don’t forget to share it with your classmates. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which statement explains why a pencil looks broken when placed in a cup of water?
    • A. 

      Light is refracted as it moves from air to water

    • B. 

      Light is reflected as it moves form air to water.

    • C. 

      Light is absorbed as it moves from air to water.

    • D. 

      Light is destroyed as it moves from air to water.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Curved line

    • B. 

      Straight line.

    • C. 

      Line that narrows.

    • D. 

      Line that projects.

  • 3. 
    A frosted window would be....
    • A. 

      Opaque.

    • B. 

      Translucent.

    • C. 

      Transmission.

    • D. 

      Transparent.

  • 4. 
    When light bounces off a smooth, shiny surface, what process has occurred?
    • A. 

      Refraction

    • B. 

      Reflection

    • C. 

      Transmission

    • D. 

      Photosynthesis

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      The air during rain reflects all the colors of the rainbow.

    • B. 

      The light is being absorbed by the raindrops.

    • C. 

      The light is transmitted through the clouds which causes us to see a rainbow.

    • D. 

      Light rays bend as they pass from air through drops of water.

  • 6. 
    What happens when a material absorbs light?
    • A. 

      Light energy is changed into heat energy.

    • B. 

      Light rays bounce off the surface of the material.

    • C. 

      Light rays are bent as they pass through the material.

    • D. 

      Light rays are scattered as they pass through the material.

  • 7. 
    In what way is a mirror different from a stop sign?
    • A. 

      The light (and all colors) bounce off the mirror.

    • B. 

      No light bounces off the mirror.

    • C. 

      Light passes through the mirror.

    • D. 

      Light is absorbed into the mirror.

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Opaque object

    • B. 

      Black shirt

    • C. 

      Translucent object

    • D. 

      Transparent object

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      The block absorbs all blue light.

    • B. 

      The block bends (refracts) all blue light.

    • C. 

      Only blue light is reflected by the block.

    • D. 

      Only blue light passes through the block.