# Chapter 9

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There is only one correct answer to each question. Tick () the box next to the answer that you think is right. 1 Which of the following is the speed of light? A 3 metres per second B 30 metres per second C 300 metres per second D 300 000 000 metres per second Policemen wear yellow jackets when on duty during the night. These jackets make them easy to see. Which is the best explanation of this? A yellow is easy on the eyes at night B the yellow material is made to reflect light well C yellow is their uniform colour D street lights are yellow, so other colours can’t be seen If a capital letter R is seen in an ordinary mirror, what does it look like? A B C 4 D

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What is the correct name for a glass or plastic shape that splits white light into the colours of the spectrum? A block B lens C prism D rainbow

5 When you look at your face in a mirror, where does your face appear to be? A an equal distance behind the mirror to what you are in front B a long way behind the surface of the mirror C on the surface of the mirror D just in front of the mirror

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Kate has a fish tank on her window sill. When she looks through it, the outside looks as if it has been moved sideways. This is because of A absorption B reflection C refraction D solution

Questions 7–9 refer to the following drawing of a caver in a cave.

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Which answer explains why no sunlight gets into the cave chamber? A it is night time B the cave is underground C the light cannot get round the wiggles in the tunnel D the caver’s lamp is brighter than the sunlight Which of the following is not a source of light? A candle B caver’s lamp C mirror D sun If his lamp stopped working, what would the caver be able to see? A the tunnel to the cave B a mirror C nothing D the walls of the cave

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Multiple choice test

Questions 10–12 are about coloured floodlights for the school play. As the actors stand under different lights their costumes look different colours.

10 If the red floodlight only is shone on James, what colour does his costume look? A black B blue C green D red 11 Which answer gives the correct colours as seen by the audience? A red, green B red, yellow C yellow, green D yellow, yellow 12 The actors move about on the stage. The table shows the lights they are under when they stop. Which answer gives the correct colours as seen by the audience?
Lucy under the red floodlight only James under the green floodlight only Will under the blue floodlight only

A red, black, blue C red, blue, white

B yellow, black, blue D yellow, blue, white

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