Physical Science Review Questions Mod. 15

19 terms by MidlandsSprings

Create a new folder

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

These are the review questions for Apologia Physical Science Module 15.

A transverse wave composed of an oscillation electric field and a magnetic field that oscillates perpendicular to the electric field.

Electromagnetic Wave

When light or sound waves bounce off an obstacle.

Reflection

The angle of reflection equals the angle of incidence.

The Law of Reflection

toward

Choose the correct answer... When light refracts into a substance in which it must slow down, the light raw will bend (toward or away from) a line perpendicular to the surface it strikes.

away from

Choose the correct answer... When light refracts into a substance in which it speeds up, the light ray will bend (toward or away from) a line perpendicular to the surface it strikes.

light comes in little packets.

Finish the sentence: The particle theory of light states that...

light is a wave.

Finish the sentence: The wave theory of light states that...

light has a dual nature with wavelike and particlelike characteristics.

Finish the sentence: The quantum-mechanical theory of light states that...

The speed of light is the ultimate speed limit.

Special Theory of Relativity

orange

Which has greater wavelength; orange or green?

red

Which has greater wavelength; blue or red?

green

Which has lesser wavelength; green or yellow?

indigo

Which has lesser wavelength; blue or indigo?

Roy G. Biv

How do you remember the order of the rainbow?

There must be water droplets in the air, the sun must be shining behind you, and the sun must be at a certain angle.

In order for a rainbow to appear, what three criteria must be met?

converging, diverging

What are the two types of lenses?

Converging lenses focus light rays to a single point and diverging lenses bend light rays outward.

What are the differences between converging and diverging lenses?

too strongly

When you are nearsighted, you refract light too strongly or too weakly?

too weakly

When you are farsighted, you refract light too strongly or too weakly?

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set