The Nature Of Light

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Nature Of Light Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will allow students to demonstrate understanding of what light is, how the electromagnetic spectrum, interactions of light waves, and how light affects color.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is light?
    • A. 

      Light is a type of energy that moves like a longitudinal wave.

    • B. 

      Light is a type of energy that travels as a transverse wave.

  • 2. 
    ______________ light is light that human's can't see.
    • A. 

      Visible

    • B. 

      Ultraviolet

  • 3. 
    What is the Electromagnetic Spectrum?
    • A. 

      The range of EM waves according to their frequencies

    • B. 

      The vibration of electrically charged particles that surround the electric field

  • 4. 
    The Radio uses AM waves because it holds more _________________.
    • A. 

      Information

    • B. 

      Pictures

  • 5. 
    Infrared waves are waves that are tranmitted by the ______________.
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Sun

  • 6. 
    _________________ are when light ot other Em Waves bounce off an object.
    • A. 

      Reflections

    • B. 

      Absorption

  • 7. 
    There are 2 types of reflections.  Which one describes that light reflects off all points at the same angle because of a smooth surface.
    • A. 

      Diffuse Reflection

    • B. 

      Regular Reflection