# Properties Of Light

24 Questions | Total Attempts: 351  Settings  Light is the everyday term we use for electromagnetic radiation within a certain portion of the electromagnetic spectrum, and usually refers to that light which we can see. What are the properties of light? Let’s take a look.

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• 1.
Explain how a solar calculator work:
• 2.
Describe the chemical reaction that occurs when a light stick is broken:
• 3.
Compare and Contrast incadescent light vs. fluorescent light.  You may use a venn diagram.
• 4.
Where are lasers found and what are there uses?  How do they compare to regular light?  You may use a venn diagram.
• 5.
The blending of light as it passes from one material into another.
• A.

Reflection reflection

• B.

Refraction

• C.

Refriction

• 6.
A mirror that curves outward at the middle.
• A.

Convex mirror reflection

• B.

Concave mirror

• C.

Plane mirror

• 7.
A mirrow that curves inward at the middle.
• A.

Convex mirror

• B.

Concave mirror

• C.

Plane mirror

• 8.
A mirror that has a flat surface.
• A.

Convex mirror

• B.

Concave mirror

• C.

Plane mirror

• 9.
The bouncing of light from a surface.
• A.

Reflection

• B.

Refraction

• C.

Refriction

• 10.
A unit used to measure wave frequency.
• A.

Meter

• B.

Vaccuum

• C.

Hertz

• 11.
The number of waves produced in a unit of time such as a second.
• A.

Frequency

• B.

Currency

• C.

Energy

• 12.
The distance between one crest of  a wave and the next crest.
• A.

Frequency

• B.

Wavelength

• C.

Hertz

• 13.
A disturbance that carries energy and that travels away from its starting point.
• A.

Vacuum

• B.

Wave

• C.

Energy

• 14.
A region that is empty of any matter.
• A.

Energy

• B.

Wave

• C.

Vacuum

• 15.
A form of electromagnetic energy that can be seen.
• A.

Visible light

• B.

Seen light

• C.

Electromagnetic light

• 16.
Wave energy given off by the sun and some other objects.
• A.

• B.

Electromagnetic light

• C.

Electromagnetic wave

• 17.
The ability to do work or cause a change in matter.
• A.

Power

• B.

Frequency

• C.

Energy

• 18.
The __________, a star supplies nearly all of the Earth's natural light energy.  ______________ is really sunlight that has bounced of the moon's surface.
• 19.
What are the 2 types of radiation that you cannot see? 1. 2.
• 20.
Ultraviolet radiation is sometimes called ______________________because an ultraviolet lamp looks dark when it is on.
• 21.
A sunburn is caused by ultraviolet  radiation.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 22.
Light bubls are the most common sources of articficial light.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 23.
Most of the chemical reactions that give off heat also produce cold.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 24.
List 3 natural and 3 artificial sources of light: