Class 6 Science Chapter 8 MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) of Light, Shadows and Reflections. Practice all intext as well exercises questions here in the format of MCQs with suitable answers and explanation. All the questions are confined to NCERT Textbook only. Class 6 Science Chapter 8 MCQ Online Tests help the students during the exams also. It provides more revision in less time interval and help to score more in the exams.

Class 6 Science Chapter 8 MCQ Online Test for 2023-24

Class: 6Science
Chapter: 8Light, Shadows and Reflections
Contents:MCQ Online Test with Answer

Class 6 Science Chapter 8 MCQ Tests with Answer

Q1

There is a light on earth even on a dark, cloudy day. This is because clouds are:

[A]. Opaque
[B]. Transparent
[C]. Translucent
[D]. Luminous
Q2

Consider the following statements and choose the incorrect one:

[A]. Sun is about 150 million kilometers away from us, its light makes the day time bright on the earth.
[B]. Those sources of light which occur in nature as such are called natural sources of light.
[C]. Those sources of light which have been made by man are called man-made sources of light or artificial sources of light.
[D]. The sun and moon are example of luminous objects.
Q3

A device containing two plane mirrors which gives us a higher viewer than normal is:

[A]. Stethoscope
[B]. Microscope
[C]. Periscope
[D]. Telescope
Q4

Which of the following will produce diffuse reflection of light?

[A]. Plane mirror and piece of paper
[B]. Piece of paper and still water in lake
[C]. Plane mirror and leather bag
[D]. Piece of paper and leather bag
Q5

The plane mirror forms a:

[A]. Virtual image
[B]. Real image
[C]. Inverted image
[D]. Magnified image
Q6

Virendra is doing his homework which is given by his teacher. Would you help him to choose the correct sentences?

[A]. We can see many things kept in a room during the day on which sunlight does not fall directly.
[B]. We cannot see an object if light from that object does not reach our eyes.
[C]. We can see the tree, wall, book etc. because they reflect the light falling on them, in all directions.
[D]. All the above
Q7

Pragya is completed her science chapter where she wrote some statements. She wants to know whether the statements are correct or not? Pragya wants to take help from you:

[A]. We can see clearly through the transparent materials.
[B]. Those materials which allow all the light to pass through them are called transparent materials.
[C]. If we are able to see through an object clearly it is allowing all the light to pass through it and hence it is a non-transparent object.
[D]. None of the above
Q8

Anushka put some tea into four cups made of paper, glass, metal and porcelain respectively. Which one of these cups will allow her to see the level of the clearly?

[A]. Paper Cup
[B]. Metal Cup
[C]. Glass Cup
[D]. Porcelain Cup
Q9

Babu appeared in class test but he confused to know the incorrect statement. Would you help him to know that?

[A]. We cannot see clearly through a translucent material.
[B]. Those materials which allow only some of the light to pass through them are called translucent materials.
[C]. If we can see through an object but not clearly, it is allowing the light to pass through it only partially and hence it is a translucent object.
[D]. Air, water, polythene, glass, tissue paper are the examples of translucent materials.
Q10

Sunlight can pass through:

[A]. Walls
[B]. Bushy tree
[C]. Rocks
[D]. Water
Q11

In the last year board examination, Rahul were asked a question where he had to choose the statement which was/were incorrect? Will you be able to answer this question?

[A]. The formation of shadow by a source of light also suggests that the light travels in straight lines.
[B]. The fact that we cannot see around a corner also shows that light travels in a straight line.
[C]. The property of light travelling in straight lines is called rectilinear propagation of light.
[D]. None of the above
Q12

Which of the following is not a characteristic of a virtual image formed in a plane mirror?

[A]. Cannot be formed on a screen
[B]. It is inverted
[C]. It is same size as the object
[D]. It is laterally inverted
Q13

The object that does not give out light on its own is the:

[A]. Star
[B]. Lighted matchstick
[C]. Light bulb
[D]. Shinning mirror
Q14

Paheli is writing some sentences about the requirement of the shadow of an object. Choose the correct statements:

[A]. A sources of light
[B]. An opaque object for obstruct the path of light
[C]. A screen on which the shadow can be seen
[D]. All the above.
Q15

We can see objects in a bright room because:

[A]. The objects give of light to the air
[B]. The objects reflect the light falling on them
[C]. The objects send light away from our eyes
[D]. Our eyes give of light to the objects
Q16

The sun in the early morning can cause a building to form a shadow. The shadow will be:

[A]. Fat
[B]. Long
[C]. Thin
[D]. Short
Q17

In a science quiz competition, Rehana is asked a question where she had to choose the statement which was/were incorrect?

[A]. The shadow of an object is erect.
[B]. The shadow of an object is virtual.
[C]. Irrespective of the color of the object, the shadow is always black.
[D]. The shadow can be smaller than the object, equal to the object or bigger than the object.
Q18

Which of the following material allows light to pass through it?

[A]. Copper
[B]. Wood
[C]. Rubber
[D]. Glass
Q19

Read the following sentences carefully, and choose the correct one:

[A]. An object which reflects light very well is called a mirror.
[B]. A plane mirror is a thin, flat and smooth sheet of glass having a shiny coating of silver metal (or aluminum metal) on one side.
[C]. It is due to the irregular reflection of light produced by the rough surface of a piece of white paper that we cannot see the image of our face on looking into the piece of paper.
[D]. All the above.
Q20

Priya is writing some statements, choose the incorrect statement and help him:

[A]. The image formed in a plane mirror is the same distance behind the mirror as object is in front of the mirror.
[B]. The periscope is a device which gives us a higher than normal.
[C]. A periscope works on the reflection of light from two plane mirrors are parallel to one another.
[D]. The image formed in a plane mirror is inverted.
Q21

Rohit appeared in class test but he confused to know the correct statement. Would you help him to know that?

[A]. The virtual image is just an illusion.
[B]. The image which cannot be obtained on a screen is called a virtual image.
[C]. It is not possible to obtain a virtual image on the screen because light rays actually do not pass through it.
[D]. All the above.
Q22

Paheli observed the shadow of a tree at 8 a.m. 12 noon and 3 p.m. Which of the following statements is closer to her observations about the shape and size of the shadow?

[A]. The shape of the shadow of the tree changes but the size remains the same.
[B]. The size of the shadow of the tree changes but the shape remains the same.
[C]. Both size and shape of the shadow of the tree changes.
[D]. Neither the shape nor the size of the shadow changes.
Q23

Two students while sitting across a table looked down onto its top surface. They notice that they could see their own and each other’s image. The table top is likely to be made of:

[A]. Unpolished wood
[B]. Red stone
[C]. Glass sheet
[D]. Wood top covered with cloth
Q24

In a quiz competition, you are asked a question where you have to choose the statement which is/ are correct?

[A]. The dark part of the shadow is called umbra.
[B]. The partially dark part of the shadow is called penumbra.
[C]. Irrespective of the color of the object the shadow is always black.
[D]. All the above.
Q25

In a science quiz competition, Payal are asked a question where she had to choose the statement which was/were incorrect?

[A]. When the distance between the object and the source of light is decreased the shadow becomes larger.
[B]. When the distance between the object and the source of light is increased the shadow becomes smaller.
[C]. When the distance between the object and the screen is decreased the shadow become smaller.
[D]. None of the above

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Last Edited: April 21, 2023