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REFRACTION AND LENS TEST

NAME__________________
HONORS PHYSICS
CALIGIURI
SHOW ALL WORK FOR FILL-IN PROBLEMS:
________1) Which diagram below could be used to produce a real, enlarged image of
object O?
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________2) Which phenomenon of light accounts for the formation of images by a lens?
a) dispersion
b) polarization
c) reflection
d) refraction
________3) A convex lens can form images that are
a) inverted, only
c) real, only
b) virtual, only
d) either real or virtual
4) An object is placed 0.40 meter in front of a convex lens whose focal length is
0.30meter. What is the image distance?

________5) The same frequency of monochromatic light is incident from air upon four
lenses having the same curvature, but made of different materials. Which
lens has the shortest focal length?
a) flint glass
b) fused quartz
c) Lucite
d) crown glass

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c) Its speed decreases. 2 of 5 .5 Pg. and its frequency remains the same. and its frequency increases. b) Its speed increases. and its frequency decreases.0 c) 2. and its frequency remains the same.________6) As a ray of monochromatic light enters a block of flint glass from air. its wavelength becomes smaller.0 d) 1. its wavelength becomes smaller. its frequency a) increases b) decreases c) remains the same ________8) Which optical medium would have the smallest critical angle (ΘC) in the situation shown below? a) Lucite b) diamond c) water d) Zircon normal air Optical medium m ________9) What happens when light passes from water into flint glass? a) Its speed increases. ________10) Compared to the speed of violet light in air. the speed of violet light in Lucite is a) the same b) greater c) less ________11) If the speed of light in a medium is 2.0 x 108 m/s. the index of refraction for the medium is a) 0. its speed a) increases b) decreases c) remains the same ________7) As a ray of monochromatic light enters a block of flint glass from air. d) Its speed decreases.67 b) 1. its wavelength becomes larger. its wavelength becomes larger.

a ray of light enters a transparent medium from air. If angle X is 450 and angle Y is 300. what is the absolute index of refraction of the medium? ________13) Which of the following lenses is diverging? a) b) c) d) Pg. 3 of 5 .normal X air medium 12) In the diagram above.

14) In the diagram below. a ray of light in air enters a block of flint glass at an angle of 600 relative to the normal. the refracted ray in the glass block. Draw this ray. and the ray of light as it exits the glass block. Be accurate! normal flint glass ________15) Which optical device shown below should be placed in the box indicated by the dotted lines in the diagram below to cause the parallel light rays to converge? a) b) c) d) Pg. 4 of 5 .

________18) If the object in problem #16 is moved closer to 2f. an object (the arrow) is at a given distance from the lens. 5 of 5 . d) virtual and larger than the object. Which color of light would have the shortest focal length? a) Blue b) Red c) Green d) Orange Pg. 2f f f 2f ________17) The image shown above in problem #16 is a) real and smaller than the object. Carefully draw the ray diagram to clearly show where the image formed. c) virtual and smaller than the object. b) real and larger than the object. the size of the image will a) increase b) decrease c) remain the same ________19) The phenomenon shown below is best described as a) reflection c) dispersion b) polarization d) diffraction Polychromatic light ________20) A ray of light enters a lens.16) In the diagram below.