Physics Quiz Over Electromagnetic Radiation

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Physics Quiz Over Electromagnetic Radiation

Electromagnetic energy is basically all the energy released into space by any object including the sun. The different ways in which the energy travels through space is electromagnetic radiation. The quiz below is designed to test your understanding of electromagnetic radiation. Take it up and share your score in the comment section.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are some examples of Electromagnetic Radiation?
    • A. 

      X-rays, microwaves, water, sunlight

    • B. 

      X-rays, sound, sunlight, microwaves

    • C. 

      X-rays, sunlight, microwaves, radiant heat

    • D. 

      X-rays, water, sunlight, sound

  • 2. 
    What is wavelength?
    • A. 

      The height of a wave

    • B. 

      The number of waves per second

    • C. 

      The distance between two waves

    • D. 

      Hertz

  • 3. 
    What is frequency (wave)
    • A. 

      The height of a wave

    • B. 

      The distance between two waves

    • C. 

      The number of waves per second

    • D. 

      The speed of light

  • 4. 
    How many orbitals in a p subshell?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      10

  • 5. 
    What are the subshells?
    • A. 

      S, p, d, e

    • B. 

      S, p, d, f

    • C. 

      A, b, c, d

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    In the bohr model electrons are shown as 
    • A. 

      Particles

    • B. 

      Waves

    • C. 

      -

    • D. 

      +

  • 7. 
    Modern atomic theory thinks of electrons as
    • A. 

      Particles

    • B. 

      Waves

    • C. 

      Both particles and waves

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    The ground state is when electrons are
    • A. 

      Filling the lowest orbitals

    • B. 

      Are bumped to a higher orbital

    • C. 

      When they are excited

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    The excited state is when electrons are
    • A. 

      Filling the lowest orbitals

    • B. 

      Are bumped to a higher orbital

    • C. 

      Are excited

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    The orbital diagram for O(Z=8) is
    • A. 

      1s2,2s2,3s2,2p2

    • B. 

      1s2,2s2,2p2,3s2

    • C. 

      1s2,2s2,2p4

    • D. 

      1s2,2s2,2p6

  • 11. 
    The orbital diagram for O(Z=8)
    • A. 

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    • B. 

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    • C. 

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    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Valence electrons
    • A. 

      Inner most electrons

    • B. 

      Electrons in the outermost level

    • C. 

      Excited electrons

    • D. 

      None of the above

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