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Light, Color, and EM Spectrum

Quiz by Melanie Meredith

Grade 6
Science
North Carolina Standard Course of Study

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Grade 6
Science
North Carolina Standard Course of Study

6.P.1.2

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  • Q1

    Which best explains the relationship between sight, visible light, and the electromagnetic spectrum?

    Visible light, light that humans can see, is a part of the electromagnetic spectrum.

    Visible light, light that humans can see, makes up the entire electromagnetic spectrum.

    Visible light, light that humans can see, moves faster than the rest of the electromagnetic spectrum.

    Visible light, light that humans can see, moves more slowly than the rest of the electromagnetic spectrum.

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    6.P.1.2
  • Q2

    Which two items separate the wavelengths of light?

    satellite and microwave

    prism and water vapor

    lightbulb and radio telescope

    X-ray and the sun

    45s
    6.P.1.2
  • Q3

    Which part of the electromagnetic spectrum can be observed as colors?

    ultraviolet light

    radio waves

    visible light

    gamma waves

    45s
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  • Q4

    Suzanne is looking at an apple. Which best explains how she can see this object?

    Light enters the eye before striking an object.

    Light is absorbed by an object before it can reach the eye.

    Light passes through an object before entering the eye.

    Light reflects off of an object before entering the eye.

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  • Q5

    The visible light spectrum can be subdivided according to

    a range of colors.

    a type of energy

    the sizes of particles

    the types of waves.

    45s
    6.P.1.2
  • Q6

    How is the retina connected to the brain?

    through the iris

    through the lens

    through the cornea

    through the optic nerve

    45s
    6.P.1.2
  • Q7

    What has most likely occurred if light travels into an object without bouncing off?

    reflection

    refraction

    absorption

    scattering

    45s
    6.P.1.2
  • Q8

    Which statement best describes the relationship between the frequency and the wavelength of waves?

    As wavelength changes, there is no change in frequency.

    As frequency increases, the wavelength gets shorter.

    As wavelength decreases, the frequency remains the same.

    As frequency increases, the wavelength gets longer.

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    6.P.1.2
  • Q9

    Juan lays an object on a table in a well-lighted room. The object absorbs all visible light waves. What color object does Juan see?

    violet

    black

    white

    red

    45s
    6.P.1.2
  • Q10

    Which is produced when light is refracted by a water drop?

    a sound

    a rainbow

    a thunderstorm

    a solar eclipse

    45s
    6.P.1.2
  • Q11

    Where are the cones and rods located within the eye?

    in the iris

    in the cornea

    in the sclera

    in the retina

    45s
    6.P.1.2
  • Q12

    When all the colors of the spectrum are combined, what will the human eye see?

    red

    blue

    black

    white

    45s
    6.P.1.2
  • Q13

    Why do plant leaves appear green when exposed to sunlight?

    because most of the light they absorb is green

    because sunlight is made up of every color of light except green light

    because most of the light they reflect is green

    because sunlight is only made up of green light

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    6.P.1.2
  • Q14

    Which electromagnetic wave has the longest wavelength?

    visible light

    gamma ray

    ultraviolet light

    X-ray

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  • Q15

    What is a function of the human eye’s retina?

    to focus light

    to permit entry of light into the eye

    to detect colors

    to control the size of the pupil

    45s
    6.P.1.2

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