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CBSE Class 8 Science - MCQ and Online Tests - Unit 16 - Light

CBSE Class 8 Science – MCQ and Online Tests –  Unit 16 – Light

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CBSE Class 8 Science – MCQ and Online Tests – Unit 16 – Light

Choose the correct option in the following questions:

Question 1.
When we stand in front of our dressing table, our left hand seems to be right and right seems to be left. This is called
(a) Left-right confusion
(b) Lateral inversion
(c) Up -side down phenomenon
(d) mirage


Answer: (b) Lateral inversion

Question 2.
The amount of light entering the eye is controlled by
(a) eye lens
(b) cornea
(c) iris
(d) ciliary muscle


Answer: (c) iris

Question 3.
Light passing through a prism splits into seven colours. This is called
(a) Dispersion
(b) Dissolution
(c) Division
(d) None of the above


Answer: (a) Dispersion

Question 4.
In case of reflection of light, the angle of incidence (i) and the angle of reflection (r) are related as
(a) i = r
(b) i < r
(c) i > r
(d) no definite relation


Answer: (a) i = r

Question 5.
Name the type of mirror used as a backview mirror.
(a) Plane mirror
(b) Concave mirror
(c) Convex mirror
(d) Any of these


Answer: (c) Convex mirror

Question 6.
Visually impaired people can read and write using
(a) electronic writer
(b) digital pens
(c) braille system
(d) hearing aids


Answer: (c) braille system

Question 7.
The image formed by a camera and a simple microscope are respectively
(a) real and real
(b) real and virtual
(c) virtual and virtual
(d) virtual and real


Answer: (b) real and virtual

Question 8.
What is the angle of incidence of a ray if the reflected ray is at an angle of 90° to the incident ray?
(a) 60°
(b) 45°
(c) 90°
(d) 180°


Answer: (b) 45°

Question 9.
The splitting of white light into its seven constituent colours is called
(a) refraction
(b) dispersion
(c) deviation
(d) reflection


Answer: (b) dispersion

Question 10.
The defect due to which a person is not able to see the distant objects clearly:
(a) Myopia
(b) Hypermetropia
(c) Cornea
(d) Cataract


Answer: (a) Myopia

Question 11.
A smooth shining surface, which rebounds the light back in same or in different direction, is called
(a) a mirror
(b) a lens
(c) reflection of light
(d) point of incidence


Answer: (a) a mirror

Question 12.
Beam of light striking the reflecting surface is called
(a) reflecting ray
(b) incident ray
(c) refracted ray
(d) normal ray


Answer: (b) incident ray

Question 13.
Myopia can be corrected by using a
(a) concave lens
(b) convex lens
(c) opaque lens
(d) micro lens


Answer: (a) concave lens

Question 14.
Light enters the eye through
(a) eye lens
(b) pupil
(c) cornea
(d) retina


Answer: (c) cornea

Question 15.
If the angle of incidence of light falling on a plane mirror is 30°, what will be the angle of reflection?
(a) 90°
(b) 60°
(c) 30°
(d) 0°


Answer: (c) 30 degree

Question 16.
In our eye _______ cells can sense colour
(a) Rod
(b) Cone
(c) Both rod and cone
(d) Neither rod nor cone


Answer: (b) Cone

Question 17.
An owl can see clearly at night but not day time because it has
(a) More rods and few cones
(b) Less rod and more cones
(c) More rods and more cone
(d) Less rods and less cones


Answer: (a) More rods and few cones

Question 18.
Rainbow is a natural phenomenon showing
(a) Reflection
(b) Deflection
(c) Dispersion
(d) Diversion


Answer: (a) Reflection

Question 19.
In the retina of the eye, the area having no sensory cells is called
(a) iris
(b) Blind spot
(c) cornea
(d) Dark spot


Answer: (b) Blind spot

Question 20.
If light falls perpendicularly on a plane mirror, what will be the angle in which it will be reflected?
(a) 45°
(b) 90°
(c) 180°
(d) 360°


Answer: (c) 180 degrees

Question 21.
Which of the following is not a luminous object?
(a) sun
(b) candle
(c) moon
(d) Tube light


Answer: (c) moon

Question 22.
To make a kaleidoscope we require
(a) Three plane mirrors
(b) Four plane mirrors
(c) Three glass sheets
(d) Four glass sheets


Answer: (a) Three plane mirrors

Question 23.
Band of seven colours is called
(b) spectrum
(c) dispersion
(d) reflection


Answer: (b) spectrum

Question 24.
Front balged part of the eyeball is called
(a) cornea
(b) choroid
(c) pupil
(d) retina


Answer: (a) cornea

Question 25.
Which one of the following statements is correct regarding rods and cones in the human eye?
(a) Cones are sensitive to dim light
(b) Cones are sensitive to bright light
(c) Rods are sensitive to bright light
(d) Rods can sense colour


Answer: (b) Cones are sensitive to bright light



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