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Mini-Quiz: Optical Devices

by Ron Kurtus (revised 30 September 2012)

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



1. What characteristic of light affects lenses the most?

Light refracts when passing through glass

The speed of light is faster than sound

Light is translucent in glass lenses

2. What does a prism do to a ray of light?

It makes things up-side-down

It focuses light to make an image

It spreads the ray into colors 

3. What is polarized light?

Light from a Polaroid camera

Light filtered in one direction

Light that consists of all colors

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Physics. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


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