Summative Test I: Radiation and EM Waves

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Which statement about gamma rays is NOT true?

Gamma rays have the longest wavelength among all EM waves.

Which of the following can cause skin cancer, blindness, premature skin aging and sunburn?

ultraviolet

The following are applications of microwaves EXCEPT:

night vision goggles and autofocus cameras

As the frequency of EM waves increases, what happens to the energy?

increases

Which electromagnetic wave can you see with the naked eye?

visible light

Which of the following applications utilizes x-rays?

locating fractures and broken bones

What is another name for electromagnetic waves known as 'heat rays'?

Infrared

Who was responsible for developing equations that showed the relationship between electricity and magnetism?

Maxwell

How are electromagnetic waves arranged from radio wave to gamma ray in terms of wavelength?

Increasing wavelength from constant to infinite value of wavelength

Which set gives the correct sequence of electromagnetic waves based on increasing energy?

Gamma rays, visible light, microwaves, radio waves

How fast do electromagnetic waves move?

The speed of light

Which of the following is paired correctly?

UV radiation: Identifying fake money/banknotes

Satellite communication around the world is brought about by the utilization of ___________.

Microwaves

Which of the following is a potential effect of being exposed to gamma rays?

Blindness

Which of the following is NOT an application of microwaves?

Night vision goggles and autofocus cameras

In the diagram representing the relationship between frequency and energy of electromagnetic waves, what happens to the energy as the frequency of EM waves increases?

Increases

Which electromagnetic wave is visible to the naked eye?

Radio waves

Which application makes use of x-rays?

Heating food in a microwave oven

Which of the following electromagnetic waves is sometimes called heat rays?

Infrared

Who was responsible for developing equations that showed the relationship between electricity and magnetism?

Maxwell

How do electromagnetic waves are arranged from radio wave to gamma ray in terms of wavelength?

Wavelength from infinite to constant value of wavelength

Which set gives the correct sequence of electromagnetic waves based on increasing energy?

Gamma rays, visible light, microwaves, radio waves

When a police officer uses radar for speed control, what kind of electromagnetic waves does he use?

Radio waves

This summative test covers topics related to radiation and electromagnetic waves, including gamma rays. It includes multiple-choice questions testing knowledge about gamma rays and their properties, as well as their effects on health.

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