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HPHS/MSE 208: Patterns in Nature (2014 Fall) 2014Fall-T-PHS208-MSE208-72416-71992

Lesson 1 - Path Of Light

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Review Test Submission: Exercise 01

Review Test Submission: Exercise 01

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Jenna Marsh

Course

PHS/MSE 208: Patterns in Nature (2014 Fall)

Test

Exercise 01

Started

8/25/14 12:31 PM

Submitted

8/25/14 12:39 PM

Status

Completed

Attempt Score 10 out of 10 points


Time Elapsed

7 minutes

Instructions

Question 1

1 out of 1 points
If you enlarge the pinhole, does the image
Selected Answer:

become brighter

Correct Answer:

become brighter

Question 2

1 out of 1 points
The path of light going from water to air
Selected Answer:

is reversible

Correct Answer:

is reversible

Question 3

1 out of 1 points
The velocity of light in a uniform glass medium
Selected Answer:

is constant

Correct Answer:

is constant

Question 4

1 out of 1 points
When you view an object with a pinhole scope, the object is inverted. If you rotate the scope 180 degrees, the image is
Selected Answer:

still inverted

Correct Answer:

still inverted

Question 5

1 out of 1 points
The path of white light in a uniform medium

Selected Answer:

is straight for all colors

Correct Answer:

is straight for all colors

Question 6

1 out of 1 points
If you punched three holes in the foil of the scope, how many images do you see in the viewer?
Selected Answer:

three

Correct Answer:

three

Question 7

1 out of 1 points
If we consider the human eye as a pinhole camera with the image of an arrow projected on the back of the eye (the "retina"),
the image would be
Selected Answer:

inverted (upside down)

Correct Answer:

inverted (upside down)

Question 8

1 out of 1 points
If the Sun's light were to be extinguished at this moment, in what time would we know about it if were were on Venus? (The
distance to the Sun is 1.5 x 108 km)
Selected Answer:

in some minutes

Correct Answer:

in some minutes

Question 9

1 out of 1 points
The path of light in a glass medium
Selected Answer:

is straight

Correct Answer:

is straight

Question 10

1 out of 1 points
The velocity of white light in a uniform transparent medium
Selected Answer:

is constant for all colors

Correct Answer:

is constant for all colors

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:07:20 PM MST

OK

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Lesson 2 - Reflection and Refraction

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Review Test Submission: Exercise 02

Review Test Submission: Exercise 02

User

Jenna Marsh

Course

PHS/MSE 208: Patterns in Nature (2014 Fall)

Test

Exercise 02

Started

9/4/14 6:18 PM

Submitted

9/4/14 6:35 PM

Status

Completed

Attempt Score 10 out of 10 points


Time Elapsed

16 minutes

Instructions

Question 1

1 out of 1 points
A beam of light incident on a flat water surface reflects from the mirror-like surface so that the angle of incidence equals the
angle of reflection. The water is wavy. Would individual light beams (individual photons, for example) obey the law of reflection
in this case?
Selected Answer:

Yes

Correct Answer:

Yes

Question 2

1 out of 1 points
If a lens has chromatic aberration, the focal length of red and blue light is
Selected Answer:

changed

Correct Answer:

changed

Question 3

1 out of 1 points
A beam of red light is incident on a glass plate passes the glass/air boundary. What does not change?
Selected Answer:

energy

Correct Answer:

energy

Question 4

1 out of 1 points
A beam of light is traveling in air and crosses into glass. As the light crosses the air/glass boundary, which of the following
occurs?

Question 5

Selected Answer:

a change in wavelength

Correct Answer:

a change in wavelength

1 out of 1 points
A beam of red light is traveling in a glass and crosses into air. As the light crosses the boundary, which of the following occurs?
Selected Answer:

a change in wavelength

Correct Answer:

a change in wavelength

Question 6

1 out of 1 points
A beam of blue light in air is incident on a glass plate. Will the beam transmitted through the glass plate emerge parallel to the
incident beam?
Selected Answer:

Yes

Correct Answer:

Yes

Question 7

1 out of 1 points
If a lens has chromatic aberration, the focal length of red light compared to that of blue light
Selected Answer:

is different

Correct Answer:

is different

Question 8

1 out of 1 points
A beam of light, incident on a flat water surface, reflects from the mirror-like surface so that the angle of incidence equals the
angle of reflection. The water has waves. Would individual light beams obey the law of reflection in this case?
Selected Answer:

Yes

Correct Answer:

Yes

Question 9

1 out of 1 points
If the focal length of red light is different from that of blue light, the lens has
Selected Answer:

chromatic aberration

Correct Answer:

chromatic aberration

Question 10

1 out of 1 points
In order to see an object it must
Selected Answer:

emit or reflect light

Correct Answer:

emit or reflect light

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:11:04 PM MST

OK

HPHS/MSE 208: Patterns in Nature (2014 Fall) 2014Fall-T-PHS208-MSE208-72416-71992


Lesson 3 - Lenses and Fresnel Lenses

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Review Test Submission: Exercise 03

Review Test Submission: Exercise 03

User

Jenna Marsh

Course

PHS/MSE 208: Patterns in Nature (2014 Fall)

Test

Exercise 03

Started

9/9/14 1:28 PM

Submitted

9/9/14 1:39 PM

Status

Completed

Attempt Score 10 out of 10 points


Time Elapsed

11 minutes

Instructions

Question 1

1 out of 1 points
One disadvantage of using a Fresnel plastic lens over that of a standard quartz convex lens is
Selected Answer:

quality of the image

Correct Answer:

quality of the image

Question 2

1 out of 1 points
If you have a light source a distance from a concave lens and you project the image on a sheet of paper, does the image appear
Selected Answer:

behind the source

Correct Answer:

behind the source

Question 3

1 out of 1 points
If the incident rays are diverging as they come to the lens,as compared to the case the parallel incident rays,
the focal point is
Selected Answer:

farther from the lens

Correct Answer:

farther from the lens

Question 4

1 out of 1 points
The weight of the lens is one advantage of using a Fresnel plastic lens of the same focal length over that of a:

Question 5

Selected Answer:

convex lens

Correct Answer:

convex lens

1 out of 1 points

If you have two convex lenses with different magnification, which has the larger curvature?
Selected Answer:

the lens with the smaller focal length

Correct Answer:

the lens with the smaller focal length

Question 6

1 out of 1 points
If you have a light source a distance from a convex lens and you project the image on a sheet of paper, does the image appear
Selected Answer:

inverted

Correct Answer:

inverted

Question 7

1 out of 1 points
A virtual image is
Selected Answer:

cannot be projected on a screen

Correct Answer:

cannot be projected on a screen

Question 8

1 out of 1 points
If you have two convex lenses with different curvatures, which has the greater curvature?
Selected Answer:

the lens with the shorter focal length

Correct Answer:

the lens with the shorter focal length

Question 9

1 out of 1 points
The magnification of a convex lens compared to a Fresnel lens:
Selected Answer:

can be the same

Correct Answer:

can be the same

Question 10

1 out of 1 points
A concave lens is used. Will the image appear
Selected Answer:

different

Correct Answer:

different

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:12:58 PM MST

OK

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Lesson 4 - Life Cycle of Photon

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Review Test Submission: Exercise 04

Review Test Submission: Exercise 04

User

Jenna Marsh

Course

PHS/MSE 208: Patterns in Nature (2014 Fall)

Test

Exercise 04

Started

9/16/14 7:23 PM

Submitted

9/16/14 7:31 PM

Status

Completed

Attempt Score 10 out of 10 points


Time Elapsed

7 minutes

Instructions

Question 1

1 out of 1 points
Light can be described as having wave-like behavior and
Selected Answer:

particle-like behavior

Correct Answer:

particle-like behavior

Question 2

1 out of 1 points
An electron gaining energy describes:
Selected Answer:

photon absorption

Correct Answer:

photon absorption

Question 3

1 out of 1 points
A photon is emitted (created) with?
Selected Answer:

an electron losing energy.

Correct Answer:

an electron losing energy.

Question 4

1 out of 1 points
An electron losing energy describes:
Selected Answer:

photon creation

Correct Answer:

photon creation

Question 5

1 out of 1 points
A gamma ray is part of the electromagnetic spectrum. Compared to photons of X-rays, a gamma ray has?

Selected Answer:

all of the above

Correct Answer:

all of the above

Question 6

1 out of 1 points
Microwaves are part of the electromagnetic spectrum. Compared to photons of visible light, a microwave has?
Selected Answer:

all of the above

Correct Answer:

all of the above

Question 7

1 out of 1 points
A photon is absorbed and vanishes (or dies) with?
Selected Answer:

an electron gaining energy

Correct Answer:

an electron gaining energy

Question 8

1 out of 1 points
Which of the following CANNOT be described as a "photon"?
Selected Answer:

compressive wave

Correct Answer:

compressive wave

Question 9

1 out of 1 points
An electron and positron can recombine with each other and create
Selected Answer:

a photon

Correct Answer:

a photon

Question 10

1 out of 1 points
Which of the following CANNOT be described as a "photon"?
Selected Answer:

sound wave.

Correct Answer:

sound wave.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:14:14 PM MST

OK

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Lesson 5 - Color and the Visible Spectrum

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Review Test Submission: Exercise 05

Review Test Submission: Exercise 05

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Jenna Marsh

Course

PHS/MSE 208: Patterns in Nature (2014 Fall)

Test

Exercise 05

Started

9/23/14 6:23 PM

Submitted

9/23/14 6:34 PM

Status

Completed

Attempt Score 10 out of 10 points


Time Elapsed

10 minutes

Instructions

Question 1

1 out of 1 points
When white light is incident on glass about 4% of the incident light is reflected from the air/glass interface (you can see
yourself in a shop window as you walk past). Would some of the red light also be reflected?
Selected Answer:

Yes

Correct Answer:

Yes

Question 2

1 out of 1 points
In the electromagnetic spectrum, as the energy of the radiation increases from radio waves to x-rays, the wavelength
Selected Answer:

decreases

Correct Answer:

decreases

Question 3

1 out of 1 points
Colored light may have a dominant wavelength or
Selected Answer:

hue

Correct Answer:

hue

Question 4

1 out of 1 points
Which of the following colors could not be represented by a single wavelength of light?

Question 5

Selected Answer:

purple

Correct Answer:

purple

1 out of 1 points

A wavelength of blue light is 450 nanometers (nm). Is this wavelength longer or shorter than a wavelength of red light?
Selected Answer:

shorter

Correct Answer:

shorter

Question 6

1 out of 1 points
In the electromagnetic spectrum, as the energy of the radiation increases from radio waves to x-rays, the velocity
Selected Answer:

stays the same

Correct Answer:

stays the same

Question 7

1 out of 1 points
What colors are used in a T.V. color monitor?
Selected Answer:

red, blue and green

Correct Answer:

red, blue and green

Question 8

1 out of 1 points
Representing visible light by waves, the wavelength is
Selected Answer:

the distance from one wave crest to the next

Correct Answer:

the distance from one wave crest to the next

Question 9

1 out of 1 points
In the electromagnetic spectrum of visible light, the shortest wavelength is associated with violet, the longest with
Selected Answer:

red

Correct Answer:

red

Question 10

1 out of 1 points
A single photon of one color differs from a photon of another color only by its
Selected Answer:

energy

Correct Answer:

energy

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:15:03 PM MST

OK

HPHS/MSE 208: Patterns in Nature (2014 Fall) 2014Fall-T-PHS208-MSE208-72416-71992


Lesson 6 - Rainbows & Blue Sky

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Review Test Submission: Exercise 06

Review Test Submission: Exercise 06

User

Jenna Marsh

Course

PHS/MSE 208: Patterns in Nature (2014 Fall)

Test

Exercise 06

Started

9/30/14 7:28 PM

Submitted

9/30/14 7:35 PM

Status

Completed

Attempt Score 10 out of 10 points


Time Elapsed

7 minutes

Instructions

Question 1

1 out of 1 points
A rainbow not only refracts and disperses light it also
Selected Answer:

reflects

Correct Answer:

reflects

Question 2

1 out of 1 points
When you have two rainbows, the outer ring of the second (outer) rainbow is
Selected Answer:

blue

Correct Answer:

blue

Question 3

1 out of 1 points
As light is reflected from raindrops, each color emerges at
Selected Answer:

a different angle

Correct Answer:

a different angle

Question 4

1 out of 1 points
When light encounters a boundary between two transparent materials with different indices of refraction, some of the light is
transmitted and some is

Question 5

Selected Answer:

reflected

Correct Answer:

reflected

1 out of 1 points

The rainbow is an arc of colored light centered around


Selected Answer:

the observer's shadow

Correct Answer:

the observer's shadow

Question 6

1 out of 1 points
The observer's shadow is the center of the arc of the
Selected Answer:

rainbow

Correct Answer:

rainbow

Question 7

1 out of 1 points
If you are admiring a raindrop with a friend you are each seeing
Selected Answer:

a different rainbow

Correct Answer:

a different rainbow

Question 8

1 out of 1 points
The preferential scattering of blue light causes the sky to be blue and the sunsets red. If the scattering by air molecules
anddust was independent of wavelength (no preferential scattering) the color of the sky would be
Selected Answer:

white

Correct Answer:

white

Question 9

1 out of 1 points
If red (instead of blue) light was preferentially scattered, the sunsets would appear
Selected Answer:

blue

Correct Answer:

blue

Question 10

1 out of 1 points
If we observe a rainbow when sunlight shines on rain, why don't we see a complete rainbow circle?
Selected Answer:

the reflection angle limits the arc length

Correct Answer:

the reflection angle limits the arc length

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:15:47 PM MST

OK

HPHS/MSE 208: Patterns in Nature (2014 Fall) 2014Fall-T-PHS208-MSE208-72416-71992


Lesson 7 - Interference Colors

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Review Test Submission: Exercise 07

Review Test Submission: Exercise 07

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Jenna Marsh

Course

PHS/MSE 208: Patterns in Nature (2014 Fall)

Test

Exercise 07

Started

10/8/14 10:48 PM

Submitted

10/8/14 10:56 PM

Status

Completed

Attempt Score 8 out of 10 points


Time Elapsed

8 minutes

Instructions

Question 1

1 out of 1 points
Preferential scattering is called Rayleigh Scattering when it is proportional to
Selected Answer:

the reciprocal of the wavelength to the 4th power

Correct Answer:

the reciprocal of the wavelength to the 4th power

Question 2

1 out of 1 points
In thin-film interference with a transparent film, as the film thickness increases many-fold, the reflected colors fromincident
white light become
Selected Answer:

white

Correct Answer:

white

Question 3

1 out of 1 points
The colors seen in thin silicon oxide layers on silicon are due to
Selected Answer:

interference

Correct Answer:

interference

Question 4

1 out of 1 points
The sky appears blue because of

Question 5

Selected Answer:

preferential scattering of selected wavelengths

Correct Answer:

preferential scattering of selected wavelengths

1 out of 1 points

In birds, preferential scattering leads to a structural color of


Selected Answer:

blue

Correct Answer:

blue

Question 6

0 out of 1 points
True reflection of light from thin film exhibits various colors dependent on
Selected Answer:

[None Given]

Correct Answer:

film thickness

Question 7

0 out of 1 points
A single wavelength light beam incident on a thin film can have the reflected beam either reinforced diminished depending on
Selected Answer:

film thickness

Correct Answer:

all of the above

Question 8

1 out of 1 points
Compared to the dimensions of the wavelength of light,particles that preferentially scatter blue light are
Selected Answer:

smaller

Correct Answer:

smaller

Question 9

1 out of 1 points
Light going from lower refractive index air to high refractive index glass has a phase change in the reflected beam of
Selected Answer:

one-half wavelength

Correct Answer:

one-half wavelength

Question 10

1 out of 1 points
Light of one wavelength incident on a thin film will be reduced in reflection if the waves are
Selected Answer:

out of phase

Correct Answer:

out of phase

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:18:46 PM MST

OK

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Lesson 8 - Color Compisition and Polarized Light

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Review Test Submission: Exercise 08

Review Test Submission: Exercise 08

User

Jenna Marsh

Course

PHS/MSE 208: Patterns in Nature (2014 Fall)

Test

Exercise 08

Started

10/16/14 6:39 PM

Submitted

10/16/14 6:50 PM

Status

Completed

Attempt Score 10 out of 10 points


Time Elapsed

10 minutes

Instructions

Question 1

1 out of 1 points
If you take two polarizer films that are transparent to light and you cross them by 90 degrees, the pair will
Selected Answer:

become opaque

Correct Answer:

become opaque

Question 2

1 out of 1 points
The polarizer can transform circularly polarized light into
Selected Answer:

linearly polarized light

Correct Answer:

linearly polarized light

Question 3

1 out of 1 points
A pair of complementary colors are
Selected Answer:

blue and yellow

Correct Answer:

blue and yellow

Question 4

1 out of 1 points
White light can be produced by two colors.
Selected Answer:

Yes

Correct Answer:

Yes

Question 5

1 out of 1 points

White light reflected from a glass mirror can be polarized

Selected Answer:

Yes

Correct Answer:

Yes

Question 6

1 out of 1 points
For light incident on a glass plate, the Brewster angle is about
Selected Answer:

56 degrees

Correct Answer:

56 degrees

Question 7

1 out of 1 points
Circularly polarized light reflected at the Brewster angle from a flat sheet of glass will be
Selected Answer:

fully polarized

Correct Answer:

fully polarized

Question 8

1 out of 1 points
The energy levels in the electron transition leading to light emission differ by
Selected Answer:

one unit of angular momentum

Correct Answer:

one unit of angular momentum

Question 9

1 out of 1 points
The Polaroid film used in the optics kit and the lab absorbs
Selected Answer:

one direction of light oscillations

Correct Answer:

one direction of light oscillations

Question 10

1 out of 1 points
The blue color from the sky is due to
Selected Answer:

scattering

Correct Answer:

scattering

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:19:23 PM MST

OK

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Lesson 9 - Optical Spectroscopy, Neon Lights

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Review Test Submission: Exercise 09

Review Test Submission: Exercise 09

User

Jenna Marsh

Course

PHS/MSE 208: Patterns in Nature (2014 Fall)

Test

Exercise 09

Started

10/26/14 2:49 PM

Submitted

10/26/14 3:04 PM

Status

Completed

Attempt Score 10 out of 10 points


Time Elapsed

15 minutes

Instructions

Question 1

1 out of 1 points
In solid silicon the outermost electrons are bound by energies of 1.1 eV. Light is absorbed in
Selected Answer:

IR portion of the spectrum

Correct Answer:

IR portion of the spectrum

Question 2

1 out of 1 points
In silicon the binding energies for the inner-most electrons are
Selected Answer:

1.8 eV

Correct Answer:

1.8 eV

Question 3

1 out of 1 points
If you wanted to change the color of a neon light, you would
Selected Answer:

change the gas in the tube

Correct Answer:

change the gas in the tube

Question 4

1 out of 1 points
If you observe line spectra, it means

Question 5

Selected Answer:

the electrons have well-defined energy levels

Correct Answer:

the electrons have well-defined energy levels

1 out of 1 points

An optical spectrometer measures


Selected Answer:

light wavelength

Correct Answer:

light wavelength

Question 6

1 out of 1 points
Light can be described by particle-like behavior or
Selected Answer:

wave-like behavior

Correct Answer:

wave-like behavior

Question 7

1 out of 1 points
The light from a heated tungsten filament lies in the energy region on the
Selected Answer:

visible spectrum

Correct Answer:

visible spectrum

Question 8

1 out of 1 points
Light can be emitted when electrons make the transition between two states. The photon energy is equal to
Selected Answer:

the difference of energy between the two levels

Correct Answer:

the difference of energy between the two levels

Question 9

1 out of 1 points
A semiconductor light emitting diode (LED) is one where light is emitted when
Selected Answer:

current flows

Correct Answer:

current flows

Question 10

1 out of 1 points
A photon energy of 2eV lies in
Selected Answer:

the visible portion of the spectrum

Correct Answer:

the visible portion of the spectrum

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:20:05 PM MST

OK

HPHS/MSE 208: Patterns in Nature (2014 Fall) 2014Fall-T-PHS208-MSE208-72416-71992


Part 10 - Electrons in Atoms

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Review Test Submission: Exercise 10

Review Test Submission: Exercise 10

User

Jenna Marsh

Course

PHS/MSE 208: Patterns in Nature (2014 Fall)

Test

Exercise 10

Started

10/28/14 9:25 PM

Submitted

10/28/14 9:32 PM

Status

Completed

Attempt Score 8 out of 10 points


Time Elapsed

6 minutes

Instructions

Question 1

1 out of 1 points
The energy of a photon in electron volts is given by the constant 1240 divided by
Selected Answer:

wavelength (nanometers)

Correct Answer:

wavelength (nanometers)

Question 2

1 out of 1 points
Comparing the wave behavior of an electron and a photon, electron and X-ray diffraction
Selected Answer:

are similar

Correct Answer:

are similar

Question 3

1 out of 1 points
The emission of electrons by an excited atom
Selected Answer:

both of the above

Correct Answer:

both of the above

Question 4

0 out of 1 points
Atoms that contain more electrons than that of hydrogen have inner most electrons that are
Selected Answer:

held less firmly

Correct Answer:

held more firmly

Question 5

1 out of 1 points
Atoms that contain more electrons than hydrogen,have K-shell photon emissions compared to that of hydrogen

that are
Selected Answer:

larger

Correct Answer:

larger

Question 6

1 out of 1 points
When you consider the electormagnetic spectrum containg IR and UV light, both are emitted from
Selected Answer:

electrons around the atom

Correct Answer:

electrons around the atom

Question 7

1 out of 1 points
In the Bohr atom, the ionization energy is
Selected Answer:

13.58 eV

Correct Answer:

13.58 eV

Question 8

1 out of 1 points
Balmer radiation refers to light emitted from an excited atom of
Selected Answer:

hydrogen

Correct Answer:

hydrogen

Question 9

0 out of 1 points
The energy of an electron in a vacuum
Selected Answer:

is constant

Correct Answer:

varies as the velocity squared

Question 10

1 out of 1 points
The photon energy is given by Planck's constant h times to the
Selected Answer:

frequency

Correct Answer:

frequency

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:32:33 PM MST

OK

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Lesson 11 - Visible Light, IR, X-Rays, UV

Review Test Submission: Exercise 11

Review Test Submission: Exercise 11


User

Jenna Marsh

Course

PHS/MSE 208: Patterns in Nature (2014 Fall)

Test

Exercise 11

Started

11/9/14 3:54 PM

Submitted

11/9/14 3:57 PM

Status

Completed

Attempt Score 10 out of 10 points


Time Elapsed 3 minutes
Instructions

Question 1

1 out of 1 points

The reading for this week covers a wide range of the electromagnetic spectrum. Which
of the four has the longest wavelength?
Selected Answer:

infrared (IR)

Correct Answer:

infrared (IR)

Question 2

1 out of 1 points

The amount of x-ray absorption per unit area exposed to the beam depends on
Selected Answer:

the number of electrons

Correct Answer:

the number of electrons

Question 3

1 out of 1 points

Light penetrates through pigments when the energy of the light is in


Selected Answer:

IR

Correct Answer:

IR

Question 4

1 out of 1 points

Compare infrared (IR) and x-ray velocities in vacuum


Selected Answer:

both the same

Correct Answer:

both the same

Question 5

1 out of 1 points

The wavelength to energy conversion is " the energy (eV) equals 1240 divided
by the wavelength " in wavelength units of?
Selected Answer:

nanometers

Correct Answer:

nanometers

Question 6

1 out of 1 points

The reading for this week covers a wide range of the electromagnetic spectrum. Which
of the four has the shortest wavelength?
Selected Answer:

X-ray

Correct Answer:

X-ray

Question 7

1 out of 1 points

The same thickness of iron and lead will absorb the same amount of X-rays.
Selected Answer:

no

Correct Answer:

no

Question 8

1 out of 1 points

The mathematical description of visible light and x-ray absorption is called


Selected Answer:

Exponential Decay Law

Correct Answer:

Exponential Decay Law

Question 9

1 out of 1 points

Photon absorption in solids depends on the number of electrons that can accept a
transfer of energy from the photon. Would youget about the same amount of absorption
of visible light in silicon and silicon dioxide?
Selected Answer:

no

Correct Answer:

no

Question 10

1 out of 1 points

Photon absorption in materials depends primarily on


Selected Answer:

the sample's electron energy levels

Correct Answer:

the sample's electron energy levels

Sunday, November 9, 2014 3:57:48 PM MST

OK

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Lesson 12 - Optical Microscopy

Review Test Submission: Exercise 12

Review Test Submission: Exercise 12


User

Jenna Marsh

Course

PHS/MSE 208: Patterns in Nature (2014 Fall)

Test

Exercise 12

Started

11/10/14 7:42 PM

Submitted

11/10/14 7:45 PM

Status

Completed

Attempt Score 10 out of 10 points


Time Elapsed 2 minutes
Instructions

Question 1

1 out of 1 points

Resolution
Selected Answer:

refers to the detail seen in a sample

Correct Answer:

refers to the detail seen in a sample

Question 2

1 out of 1 points

The maximum magnification of the van Leewenhoek microscope is


Selected Answer:

270

Correct Answer:

270

Question 3

1 out of 1 points

Highly curved lens surfaces are associated with


Selected Answer:

both of the above

Correct Answer:

both of the above

Question 4

1 out of 1 points

The founder of the science of microbiology is


Selected Answer:

van Leewenhoek

Correct Answer:

van Leewenhoek

Question 5

1 out of 1 points

One hundred microns is a length of


Selected Answer:

0.01 centimeters

Correct Answer:

0.01 centimeters

Question 6

1 out of 1 points

A human hair has the diameter of about


Selected Answer:

70 microns

Correct Answer:

70 microns

Question 7

1 out of 1 points

What does it mean for a lens to have a negative focal length?


Selected
Answer:
Correct
Answer:

focal point is on the same side of the lens from where the object is
placed
focal point is on the same side of the lens from where the object is
placed

Question 8

1 out of 1 points

The magnification of a lens is


Selected Answer:

greater the smaller the focal length

Correct Answer:

greater the smaller the focal length

Question 9

1 out of 1 points

A simple magnifier can be made


Selected Answer:

from a drop of water

Correct Answer:

from a drop of water

Question 10

1 out of 1 points

A human hair has a diameter of about


Selected Answer:

70 microns

Correct Answer:

70 microns

Monday, November 10, 2014 7:45:49 PM MST

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HPHS/MSE 208: Patterns in Nature (2014 Fall) 2014Fall-T-PHS208-MSE208-72416-71992


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Part 13 - Electron Microscopy

Review Test Submission: Exercise 13

Review Test Submission: Exercise 13


User

Jenna Marsh

Course

PHS/MSE 208: Patterns in Nature (2014 Fall)

Test

Exercise 13

Started

11/17/14 12:24 PM

Submitted

11/17/14 12:29 PM

Status

Completed

Attempt Score 9 out of 10 points


Time Elapsed 4 minutes
Instructions

Question 1

1 out of 1 points

In the SEM, the image is formed by a fine electron beam scanned over the sample. The
scan is called
Correct Answer:

raster

Question 2

1 out of 1 points

One attractive feature of optical microscopy is


Correct Answer:

ease of use

Question 3

1 out of 1 points

With electronic imaging in the SEM, the images can be made


Correct Answer:

in color

Question 4

1 out of 1 points

The limit on what size can be resolved - irrespective of instrument type is set by
Correct Answer:

wavelength

Question 5

1 out of 1 points

What is one of the advantages of electron over optical microscopy?


Correct Answer:

high resolving power

Question 6

1 out of 1 points

The resolving power of electron microscopes is orders of magnitude better than that of
an optical microscope because the probing beam is orders of magnitude smaller in
terms of
Correct Answer:

wavelength

Question 7

1 out of 1 points

In electron microscopy, the samples must be covered with a conducting coating


Correct Answer:

true

Question 8

0 out of 1 points

What is one of the disadvantages of electron over optical microscopy?


Correct Answer:

operates with sample in vacuum

Question 9

1 out of 1 points

The electron mass is about the same as


Correct Answer:

neither

Question 10

1 out of 1 points

The three-dimensional appearance in the SEM of the specimen image is a direct result
of
Correct Answer:

large depth of field

Monday, November 17, 2014 12:29:21 PM MST

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HPHS/MSE 208: Patterns in Nature (2014 Fall) 2014Fall-T-PHS208-MSE208-72416-71992


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Part 14 - Analysis of Mars and Air

Review Test Submission: Exercise 14

Review Test Submission: Exercise 14


User

Jenna Marsh

Course

PHS/MSE 208: Patterns in Nature (2014 Fall)

Test

Exercise 14

Started

12/4/14 12:17 PM

Submitted

12/4/14 12:25 PM

Status

Completed

Attempt Score 9 out of 10 points


Time Elapsed 8 minutes
Instructions

Question 1

1 out of 1 points

The electron microprobe requires that


Selected Answer:

the samples are coated with a conducting film

Correct Answer:

the samples are coated with a conducting film

Question 2

0 out of 1 points

From the Images of Nature Techniques site, what is the range in microns of 1 MeV He
ions in mylar
Selected Answer:

20 microns

Correct Answer:

5 microns

Question 3

1 out of 1 points

From the Images of Nature Techniques site. the PIXE detectors are placed on a Liguid
Nitrogen cold finger for
Selected Answer:

to cool the detector

Correct Answer:

to cool the detector

Question 4

1 out of 1 points

In art museums, PIXE techniques can be used to identify pigments in paintings


Selected Answer:

yes

Correct Answer:

yes

Question 5

1 out of 1 points

In particle-induced x-ray emmission, the sample analysis can be carried out in


Selected Answer:

both

Correct Answer:

both

Question 6

1 out of 1 points

Comparing the beam size in the lectron microprobe with that in the x-ray luoresce
system, which has the smaller beam diameter
Selected Answer:

electron beam

Correct Answer:

electron beam

Question 7

1 out of 1 points

Analysis of the moon's surface in 1967 did not require


Selected Answer:

both of the above

Correct Answer:

both of the above

Question 8

1 out of 1 points

The remote sensing on Mars Sojourner Rover has a radioactive source the emits
Selected Answer:

alpha particles

Correct Answer:

alpha particles

Question 9

1 out of 1 points

The identification of an element from emission of characteristic x-rays requires a source


of energetic
Selected Answer:

any of the above

Correct Answer:

any of the above

Question 10

1 out of 1 points

The moon in 1967 and Mars in 1997 and 2004 were bombarded by radioactive sources
in order to determine
Selected Answer:

composition of the soil

Correct Answer:

composition of the soil

Thursday, December 4, 2014 12:25:30 PM MST

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