Test: The electromagnetic spectrum
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Description: Review Questions
Subject: Science
Subtopic: Physics
Topic: Waves
Grade: 8
Instructions: Answer all questions to get your test result.

Question 1 of 10
Which of the following types of waves has the shortest wavelength?
 


X-ray


radio waves


microwaves


UV rays
Question 2 of 10
A wave with low frequency would have relatively ______________.
 


high energy and a short wavelength


high energy and a long wavelength


low energy and a long wavelength


low energy and a short wavelength
Question 3 of 10
Where on the electromagnetic spectrum is visible light found?
 


between infrared rays and UV rays


between X-rays and gamma rays


between x-rays and UV rays


between radio waves and microwaves
Question 4 of 10
Which of the following statements is true?
 


X-rays have longer wavelengths that microwaves


Gamma rays have shorter wavelengths than microwaves.


Gamma rays have longer wavelengths than UV rays.


Radio waves have shorter wavelengths than X-rays.
Question 5 of 10
Which of the following statements is true?
 


Gamma rays have lower frequencies than microwaves.


Infrared rays have lower frequencies than radio waves.


X-rays have higher frequencies than microwaves.


UV rays have higher frequencies than gamma rays.
Question 6 of 10
What type of rays would you expect to be used frequently at a hospital to make medial diagnoses?
 


x-rays


Microwaves


Gamma rays


UV rays
Question 7 of 10
Which of the following is NOT in the visible light spectrum?
 


red light


blue light


violet light


ultraviolet light
Question 8 of 10
Which of the following is a tool used for separating this different color wavelengths from each other?
 


stethoscopes


telescopes


microscopes


spectroscopes
Question 9 of 10
Which of the following are microscopic gold particles that are used to help treat disease?
 


isotopes


iodoshells


nanoshells


ions
Question 10 of 10
Which of the following best defines the science of separating color wavelengths?
 


Spectroscopy


color-detection


photo-chemistry


spectrophotometry