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Light! - Quiz

All about amazing world of optics! 8 Questions.

 
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Wave Front Theory states that light is made up of waves vibrating up and down, perpendicular to the direction of light. Who stated this theory?

  • Isaac Newton
  • Dennis Gabor
  • Christiaan Huygens
  • Heinrich Hertz

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Ptolemy was the first person to explain Refraction, but was not entirely successful. Who next explained this phenomenon clearly?

  • Willebrord Snel
  • Joseph Swan
  • Alexander Pope
  • Erwin Rommel

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Which part of our eye is sensitive to light?

  • Rods
  • Cones
  • Lens
  • Retina

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Which is the basic unit that makes up all the light?

  • Photon
  • Retina
  • Optics
  • Electron

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What is the speed of light?

  • 299,792.458 km/sec
  • 304,636.243 km/sec
  • 345,436.198 km/sec
  • 332,759.856 km/sec

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Which are the shortest waves?

  • X-Rays
  • Ultra Violet Rays
  • Radio Waves
  • Gamma Rays

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Who according to Greek mythology, who is known as the 'Titan God of Light'?

  • Helios
  • Hyperion
  • Eos
  • Appolo

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Who first recorded the phenomenon of diffraction of light?

  • James Maxwell
  • Max Planck
  • Thomas Young
  • Galileo Galilie

 

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