Standard Grade Bitesize
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Which property is used by a lens?
total internal reflection
Which of the following describes the quantity of a light year?
A light year is the time taken by light to travel to Earth from a distant star.
A light year is the distance travelled by light from a distant star to the Sun.
A light year is the time light takes to travel for one year.
A light year is the distance travelled by light in one year.
Which of the following statements is true?
The Earth is a planet and orbits the Sun.
The Moon is a planet and orbits the Earth.
The Sun is a star and orbits the Earth.
The solar system is part of a universe which orbits around a galaxy.
The nearest star to our Sun is
1 light year away
4.5 light years away
8 light years away
93 light years away
Which of the following statements is correct?
Blue light has a longer wavelength than green light
Blue light has a longer wavelength than red light
Red light has a longer wavelength than green light
Yellow light has a longer wavelength than red light
The following list shows some members of the electromagnetic spectrum in order of increasing frequency. Complete the list by choosing the best word from the drop-down list
Radio, microwave, infrared, visible,
(the options are)
, x-ray, gamma ray.
Photographic film will detect
All members of the electromagnetic spectrum have the same
Radio waves have a speed of
340 metres per second
300000000 metres per second