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SCI 3101 Test IV MULTIPLE CHOICE. 1) The sky is blue because air molecules in the sky act as tiny A) mirrors that reflect only blue light. B) prisms. C) sources of white light. D) resonators that scatter blue light. E) none of these 2) The whiteness of clouds is evidence in the clouds for a variety of A) molecules. B) "seeds" upon which condensation of cloud material forms. C) water prisms. D) light intensities. E) particle sizes. 3) Diffraction is a result of A) interference . B) polarization. C) reflection. D) refraction. E) dispersion. 4) Colors seen when gasoline forms a thin film on water are a demonstration of A) reflection. B) interference. C) refraction. D) dispersion. E) polarization. 5) Diffuse reflection occurs when the size of surface irregularities is A) small compared to the wavelength of the light used. B) large compared to the wavelength of the light used. 6) A mirage is a result of atmospheric A) scattering. B) refraction . C) aberrations. D) dispersion. E) reflection. 7) Light refracts when traveling from air into glass because light A) intensity is greater in air than in glass. B) frequency is greater in glass than in air. C) frequency is greater in air than in glass. D) intensity is greater in glass than in air. E) travels slower in glass than in air. 8) Different colors are dispersed by a prism because different colors in the prism have different A) speeds . B) energies. C) directions. D) frequencies. E) none of these
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2010 for the course CPHY 101 taught by Professor Jay during the Fall '10 term at University of Massachusetts Boston.

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key4 - SCI 3101 Test IV MULTIPLE CHOICE. 1) The sky is blue...

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