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The incident ray makes an angle of 30 with the surface of a plane mirror. Find the
angle of reflection. (Ans: 60)


A light ray strikes a flat, smooth, reflecting surface at an angle of 80 to the

normal. What is the angle that the reflected ray makes with the surface of the
mirror? (Ans: 10)


Light from a laser strikes a plane mirror at an angle of 38 to the normal. If the
laser is moved so that the angle of incidence increases by 13, what is the new
angle of reflection? (Ans: 51)


A plane mirror is approaching you at a speed of 10 cm/sec. You can see your
image in it. At what speed will your image approach you? (Ans: 20 cm/sec)


Two plane mirrors are positioned at right angles to one another. A ray of
light strikes one mirror at an angle of 30 to the normal. It then reflects toward
the second mirror. What is the angle of reflection of the light ray off the second
mirror? (Ans: 60)


An object is 36.0 cm in front of a concave mirror with a 16.0 cm focal length.

Determine the image position. (Ans: -28.8 cm)


A 3.0 cm tall object is 20.0 cm from a 16.0 cm radius concave mirror.

Determine the image position and image height. (Ans: -2.0 cm)


A concave mirror has a 7.0 cm focal length. A 2.4 cm tall object is 16.0 cm
from the mirror. Determine the image height. (Ans: -1.9 cm)


An object is near a concave mirror of 10.0 cm focal length. The image is 3.0
cm tall, inverted, and 16.0 cm from the mirror. What are the object position
and object height? (Ans: u = 26.7 cm, ho=5.0 cm)


An object of 4 cm height is placed at a distance of 18 cm from concave mirror

having focal length 12 m. Find the position, nature and height of the image.
(Ans: v= -36 cm, height of image = - 8 cm)


A dentist mirror (concave) has a radius of curvature of 3 cm. How far must it
be placed from a small dental cavity to give virtual image of cavity that is
magnified 5 times? (Ans: - 1.2 cm)


An object of 5 cm height is placed at a distance of 12 cm in front of a concave

mirror. It forms a real image 4 times larger than the object. Calculate the
distance of the image from the mirror. (Ans: - 48 cm, image is at a distance 48
cm from the mirror on the same side of the object.)


An object 4 cm. in size is placed at 25 cm. in front of concave mirror of focal

length 15 cm. At what distance from the mirror should a screen be placed in
order to obtain a sharp image? Find the nature and the size of the image. (Ans:
v=-37.5 cm, h=-6 cm, inverted and enlarged )