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Mini-Quiz: Overview of Electromagnetic Waves

by Ron Kurtus (revised 20 October 2013)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. What is the wavelength of an electromagnetic wave?

There is no wavelength -- it is just a wave

There is a whole spectrum of possible wavelengths

Two centimeters

2. Which is NOT an electromagnetic wave?

Visible light

Radio waves

Ultrasonic waves

3. How are radio waves and visible light similar?

Both are electromagnetic waves

Both are stopped by colored glass

They are completely different things

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