04/16/2014 Optics - Absorption Quiz

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Optics Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    •A luminous object like a candle radiates light in ___ directions
  • 2. 
    A laser emits light rays all in the _________ direction (parallel)
  • 3. 
    ______  _____– light emitted from a source that strikes an object
  • 4. 
    _________ Light bounces off the substance
  • 5. 
    Transmission/__________ - Light changes direction in the new substance
  • 6. 
    ____________ – Light energy is converted to other forms of energy in the material.
  • 7. 
    This type of object lets light pass through easily when light strikes it. Objects behind it are easily seen.
  • 8. 
    This type of object allows some light to pass through.   •Does not allow you to see objects behind it clearly
  • 9. 
    This type of object does not allow any light to pass through. •All light is either absorbed or reflected   •It is not possible to see objects behind –E.g. Cardboard, Mirror