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Chapter 5 Quiz



True/False
Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

Shadows form when an object blocks a light beam.
 

 2. 

Dark colours reflect the most light.
 

 3. 

Light moves more slowly through air than water.
 

 4. 

A spectrum is a band of colours.
 

 5. 

Rainbows are created as sunlight is refracted and reflected by water drops.
 

 6. 

Light entering glass straight on is refracted.
 

Complete the Sentences
Use the following words to complete the sentences.
reflected           opaque      absorb      
         transmitted           spectrum        translucent     
 

 7. 

A light beam travels in a straight line unless it is bent by refraction or ____________________.
 

 

 8. 

Light can be ____________________ easily through objects that are transparent.
 

 

 9. 

Light is not transmitted as easily through objects that are ____________________.
 

 

 10. 

Light cannot pass through objects that are ____________________.
 

 

 11. 

We can separate white light into a ____________________ by using a prism.
 

 

 12. 

We feel warm in sunlight because we ____________________ some of the Sun’s light energy.
 

 

Matching
Write the letter in ftront of transparent, translucent, or opaque in front of the word it matches.
 
 
a.
transparent
b.
translucent
c.
opaque
 

 13. 

kitchen window           
 

 14. 

frosted light bulb     
 

 15. 

bubble
 

 16. 

penny
 

 17. 

pencil
 

 18. 

frosted glass door
 

Answer the Question
Use sentences to answer the question.
 

 19. 

Explain how reflected light helps us see.
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