Chapter 4 Study Guide

Chapter 4 Study Guide - Self-Test Chapter 4 Multiple Choice...

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Self-Test Chapter 4 Multiple Choice Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. Imagine that this piece of paper is illuminated with white light and appears red. You see red light because: a. the paper absorbs red and reflects other visible wavelengths b. the paper emits red light c. the paper reflects red and absorbs other visible wavelengths d. the paper disperses white light ____ 2. Stars are not visible during the day because: a. the scattered light coming from the sky is too bright to be able to see the weaker light from stars b. the earth is pointed away from the center of the galaxy c. the light from the stars is absorbed and scattered by the atmosphere and does not reach the ground d. all of the above ____ 3. The blue color of the sky is due to: a. selective scattering of visible light by air molecules b. the filtering effect of water vapor in the earth's atmosphere c. reflection of sunlight off the earth's oceans d. transmission of visible light through the ozone layer in the earth's stratosphere
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