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Which statement is NOT true?
a) Light travels in straight lines.
b) Light can be reflected, absorbed, or transmitted.
c) Light can be used for communication over large distances.
d) Light waves need a medium.

Which statement is Not true?
a) Light travels in straight lines.
b) You can't hear sound in space because it has no medium for sound waves to travel.
c) Sound waves travel in straight lines.
d) Electromagnetic waves do not need a medium.

A(n) __________ material transmits most of the light that strikes it.
a) Translucent
b) Opaque
c) Transparent
d) Blue

An _______ material reflects or absorbs all of the light that strikes it.
a) Opaque
b) Transparent
c) Translucent
d) White

Which is an example of a transparent material?
a) glass
b) white tile
c) wax paper
d) door

Which is an example of an opaque material?
a) glass
b) white tile
c) wax paper
d) frosted glass

Which is an example of a translucent material?
a) White tile
b) Glass
c) Wax paper
d) Air

If you are wearing a green shirt, what color is reflected?
a) Red
b) Blue
c) Green
d) White

A _________ material scatters light as it passes through.
a) Opaque
b) Transparent
c) Translucent
d) Green

What color is it if all the colors of light are absorbed?
a) Black
b) Yellow
c) Green
d) White

What color is it if all of the colors of light are reflected?
a) Black
b) Yellow
c) Green
d) White

When an object or wave hits a surface which it cannot pass and it bounces back it is called
a) Reflection
b) Refraction
c) Transmission
d) Absorption

When a wave enters a new medium at an angle, one side of the wave changes speed before the other side causing the wave to bend is called
a) Reflection
b) Refraction
c) Transmission
d) Absorption

The law of _____ states that the angle of incidence equals the angle of reflection.
a) Reflection
b) Refraction
c) Transmission
d) Absorption

How is color determined for an opaque object?
a) It is the color of the light it absorbs.
b) It is the color of the light it reflects.
c) It is the color of the light it transmits.
d) It is the color of the light it refracts.

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