Optics - Reflection In Curved Mirrors Quiz

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Optics - Reflection In Curved Mirrors Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The middle of the "circle" created by a curved mirror is called its centre of ______________.
  • 2. 
    Where all reflected rays intersect after "bouncing off" a curved mirror is called the _________  (F).
  • 3. 
    This is the line drawn through the centre of the mirror( and meeting the mirror at 90 degrees perpendicular).
  • 4. 
    The ________ is the exact point where the principal axis meets the mirror.
  • 5. 
    _______ mirrors are also known as converging mirrors as the light converges at the focus in front of the mirror and creates a real image.
  • 6. 
    __________ mirrors are also known as diverging mirrors as the focus is found behind the mirror (virtual image) and is found by tracing back the reflected rays in a straight line.
  • 7. 
    The focal point for a concave mirror is to the _____.
  • 8. 
    Ray diagrams are used to find the location of an image seen through a mirror.You need 2 rays to locate an image. The image is located where the rays _________.
  • 9. 
    Searchlights, car headlights and flashlights all use concave mirrors to create _________ beams of light.
  • 10. 
    Telescopes and satellite dishes use concave mirrors to focus ________  __________ at the focal point. (We will discuss this more next Unit.)