Vocabulary
Light Sources/Light
Application Questions
Application Questions/Random
Random

100

What is a “light source”

A. It is an object that emits light

B. It is an object

C. It is light

D. It is the light source

It is an object that emits light

100

List the colors that make up the rainbow. (ROYGBIV)

Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet

100

When light is absorbed, it creates —

A. Color

B. Rainbow

C. Shadows

D. Nothing

Shadows

100

How does water behave like a lens?

A. Water bends and distorts light

B. Water reflects off the sun

C. Water acts like a mirror

D. None of the above

Water bends and distorts light

100

What is the biggest source for us on Earth?

A. The moon

B. The Sun

C. The stars

D. The sky

The Sun

200

__________________ objects allow light to pass directly through them, therefore you see the true object on the other side without distortion.

A. Translucent

B. Transparent

C. Opaque

D. None of the above

Transparent

200

How does light travel after it leaves the light source?

A. It travels in a circle

B. It travels in a curve

C. It travels in straight lines

D. None of the above

It travels in straight lines

200

The following picture is an example of__________________________.

A. Refraction because the light is bent.

B. Opaque because light does not go through the tree.

C. Reflection because light bounces off of an object’s surface.

D. None of the above.

Reflection because light bounces off of an object’s surface

200

We are able to see an object only if—

A. It is bigger than our eyes

B. It is very close to our eyes

C. It is moving away from our eyes

D. It reflects light to our eyes

It reflects light to our eyes

200

What is light a form of?

A. It is water

B. It is a switch

C. It is a flashlight

D. It is energy

It is energy

300

_______________ objects allow light to pass through, but the path of light is bent or broken so the materials are less clear and the objects on the other side appear distorted.

A. Transparent

B. Translucent

C. Opaque

D. None of the above


Translucent

300

The back of a water droplet acts a mirror. When light hits the water droplet, it bounces back to our eyes. This is called—

A. Refraction

B. Evaporation

C. Conduction 

D. Reflection 

Reflection

300

Which of the following things is transparent?

A. Jellyfish

B. Desk

C. Sheer curtains

D. Wax paper

Jellyfish

300

Mr. Barron is demonstrating refraction to his students. He shines a flashlight into a fish tank filled with water. 

Which light beam in the illustration shows how the light from the flashlight would be refracted?

A. Light Beam A

B. Light Beam B

C. Light Beam C

D. Light Beam D

Light Beam C

300

Marissa used a mirror to help her get ready for school in the morning. How can she see her image on this shiny surface?

A. It's reflected

B. It's refracted

C. It's absorbed

D. It's stopped

It's reflected

400

___________________objects have more to do with thermal energy because light is reflected off of or absorbed by the objects; the light does not go through.

A. Translucent

B. Transparent

C. Opaque

D. None of the above 

Opaque

400

If you pass light through a glass prism, it separates into a rainbow of colors called a____________.

A. Rainbow

B. Spectrum

C. Reflection

D. Opaque

Spectrum

400

Which of the following objects is translucent?

A. Desk

B. Pencil

C. Wax Paper

D. Jellyfish

Wax Paper

400

Students put four shapes made of different materials in a sunny window. 

Which shape would be classified as translucent? 

A. Square

B. Circle

C. Triangle

D. Diamond

Triangle

400

The straw in the water looks broken in the following picture because_______________.

A. The light is refracted as it passes from one medium to another.

B. The light is reflected as it passes from one medium to another.

C. The light is opaque as it passes from one medium to another. 

D. None of the above

The light is refracted as it passes from one medium to another

500

_______________ objects allow light to pass through, but the path of light is bent or broken so the materials are less clear and the objects on the other side appear distorted.

A. Transparent

B. Translucent

C. Opaque

D. None of the above

Translucent

500

When light hits the water droplet and creates a rainbow, this is because the light ___________.

A. Bends

B. Breaks

C. Stops

D. Goes around

Bends

500

Which of the following objects is opaque?

A. Desk

B. Ice

C. Wax Paper

D. Jellyfish

Desk

500

Name two opaque objects and two translucent objects.

Opaque: Desk, pencil

Translucent: Wax paper, sheer curtains

500

A pencil is a ________________ object.

Opaque