Second Semester Review

Waves, Sound, Light, Electricity, Special Relativity

 

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49. Light bends as it passes into a new medium because it changes ____.

A. frequency

B. speed

C. amplitude

D. period

 


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Cause of Refraction

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50. The index of refraction of a substance is related to the ___ of light in that substance.

A. frequency

B. speed

C. amplitude

D. period


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Optical density, index of refraction (n), and light speed

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51. The index of refraction of light in air has a value of ____.

A. 0.00

B. 0.50

C. 1.00

D. 1.50

E. 2.00

 

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Consider the diagram at the right for questions #52 -#54.

52. A light ray passes from substance "A" into "B" then "C" at boundaries "X" and "Y" as shown in the diagram at the right. Which substance has the highest index of refraction?

 


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Direction of bending (FST and SFA)

Optical density, index of refraction (n), and light speed

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53. Total internal reflection could occur when a light ray meets the ___ boundary from the ___ side?

A. X ; A

B. X ; B

C. Y ; C


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Two conditions for TIR

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54. Imagine "A", "B","C" represented the substances air, glass, diamond. Which is the most likely match?

  1. A : air; B : glass; C : diamond
  2. A : air; B : diamond; C : glass
  3. A : glass; B : air; C : diamond
  4. A : glass; B : diamond; C : air
 

 


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Direction of bending (FST and SFA)

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55. White light passes through a triangular prism as shown. Which ray most likely represents violet light?

 

56. Which ray traveled the fastest in the prism?

  

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Two lenses are shown at right. Which of the lenses, A or B or both:

57. is bi-convex?
  

58. forms virtual images?

  

59. forms real images?

  

60. forms reduced images only?

 

61. can be used as a magnifying lens?

  

62. can be used to correct near-sightedness?

 


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Converging vs. Diverging Lenses (#57)

Object-Image Relations for Converging Lenses (#58 - 61)

Object-Image Relations for Diverging Lenses (#58 - 61)

Nearsightedness and its Correction (#62)

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63. If an object is placed at a distance from a converging lens that is twice focal length of the lens (at 2F), where will the image be formed?

A. beyond 2F

B. at 2F

C. between 2F and F

D. between 2F and the lens


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Object-Image Relations for Converging Lenses (#58 - 61)

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64. If an object is placed at a distance from a converging lens that is between 2f and F, where will the image be formed?

  

A. beyond 2F

B. at 2F

C. between 2F and F

D. between 2F and the lens


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Object-Image Relations for Converging Lenses (#58 - 61)

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65. In which situation above will the image be magnified (larger than the object)?

A. #63

B. #64

C. #63 and #64

D. neither #63 nor #64


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66. Which of the following is true?

  1. Both of the images in #63 and #64 will be real.
  2. Both of the images in #63 and #64 will be virtual
  3. One of the images in #63 and #64 will be real and the other will be virtual
  4. It is impossible to determine the types of images that will be formed in #63 and #64.
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