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Class 8 Science Chapter 13 MCQ

Class: 8Science
Chapter: 13Light
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MCQ Tests with Answers for Class 8 Science Chapter 13


The angle of reflection is equal to the angle of incidence:

[A]. Always
[B]. Sometimes
[C]. Under special conditions
[D]. Never

Which of the following statement is or are correct?

[A]. Light is a form of energy.
[B]. Light is needed to see things around us.
[C]. We cannot see objects in a dark room or in the darkness of light even when our eyes are wide open.
[D]. All the above.

Part of the eye which controls the entering of light is called

[A]. Iris
[B]. Cornea
[C]. Lens
[D]. Retina

Consider the following statements and choose the correct one:

[A]. The objects which emit their own light are called luminous object.
[B]. The objects which do not emit their own light are called non luminous object.
[C]. We can see the non-luminous objects because they reflect light (received from a luminous object) into our eyes.
[D]. All the above.

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

[A]. The ray of light which falls on the mirror surface is called incident ray.
[B]. The point at which the incident ray strikes the mirror is called the point of incidence.
[C]. The ray of light which is sent back by the mirror is called the reflected ray.
[D]. All the above.

The least distance of distinct vision for a young adult with normal vision is about:

[A]. 25 m
[B]. 2.5 cm
[C]. 25 cm
[D]. 2.5 m

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

[A]. A ray of light which is incident normally on a mirror is reflected back along the same path.
[B]. In regular reflection, a parallel beam of incident light is reflected as a parallel beam in one direction.
[C]. Regular reflection of light occurs from smooth surfaces like that of a plane mirror or highly polished metal surfaces.
[D]. All the above.

The angle between an incident ray and the plane mirror is 30 degree. The total angle between the incident ray and the reflected ray will be:

[A]. 30°
[B]. 60°
[C]. 90°
[D]. 120°

The image of an object formed by a plane mirror is:

[A]. Virtual
[B]. Real
[C]. Diminished
[D]. Upside-down

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

[A]. The image formed by a plane mirror is virtual and erect.
[B]. The image formed by a plane mirror is behind the mirror.
[C]. The image formed in a plane mirror is the same distance behind the mirror as the object is in front of it.
[D]. All the above.

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

[A]. An optical instrument in which reflected light is reflected again is a periscope.
[B]. A periscope is a long, tubular device through which a person can see object that are out of the direct line of sight.
[C]. A periscope works on the reflection of light from two plane mirrors arranged parallel to one another.
[D]. All the above.

The number of images formed of an object placed between two plane mirrors inclined at right angle to each other is:

[A]. Two
[B]. Five
[C]. One
[D]. Three

As the angle between two plane mirrors is decreased gradually, the number of images of an object placed between them:

[A]. Increases gradually
[B]. Decreases gradually
[C]. First increases then decreases
[D]. First decreases then increases

The deficiency of one of the following in the diet of a person for a considerable time can lead to a disease called night blindness. This one is:

[A]. Vitamin B
[B]. Vitamin D
[C]. Vitamin A
[D]. Vitamin C

Which of the following is not a part of the human eye?

[A]. Retina
[B]. Auditory nerve
[C]. Optic nerve
[D]. Ciliary muscle

Which of the following change occur when you walk out of bright sunshine into a poorly lit room?

[A]. The pupil becomes larger
[B]. The lens becomes thicker
[C]. The ciliary muscle relaxes
[D]. The pupil becomes smaller

An incident ray makes an angle of 65 degree with the surface of a plane mirror. The angle of reflection in this case will be:

[A]. 65°
[B]. 45°
[C]. 25°
[D]. 35°

Which of the following produces diffuse reflection of light?

[A]. Mirror on a dressing table
[B]. Water surface of a pond
[C]. Screen in a cinema hall
[D]. Polished wooden table

The human eye forms the image of an object at its:

[A]. Cornea
[B]. Iris
[C]. Pupil
[D]. Retina

The change in converging power of an eye-lens is caused by the action of:

[A]. Iris
[B]. Ciliary muscles
[C]. Optic nerve
[D]. Retina

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

[A]. Kaleidoscope is an instrument or toy containing inclined plane mirrors which produce multiple reflection of colored glass pieces.
[B]. If an object is placed between two parallel plane mirrors facing each other, then theoretically, an infinite number of images should be formed.
[C]. Kaleidoscope are used by designers of wallpapers and fabrics, as well as by artist to get ideas for new patterns.
[D]. All the above.

The defect of vision in which the eye-lens of a person gets progressively cloudy resulting in blurred vision is called:

[A]. Myopia
[B]. Night blindness
[C]. Cataract
[D]. Hypermetropia

Consider the following statements and choose the incorrect one:

[A]. When two plane mirrors are kept inclined at angle, they can form multiple images of an object.
[B]. Two plane mirrors are inclined at an angle of 90 degree from three images of an object placed between them.
[C]. As the angle between the two plane mirrors decreases, the number of images formed increases.
[D]. None of the above

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

[A]. Periscope is used to see over the heads of a crowd.
[B]. Periscope is used by soldiers sitting in a trench to observe the enemy activities outside.
[C]. Periscope is used by a navy officer sitting in a submarine to see ships over the surface of water in the sea.
[D]. All the above.

Reflection is:

[A]. Absorption of light rays by the surface of an object
[B]. Passing of light rays through the surface of an object
[C]. Bouncing back of light rays from the surface object
[D]. None of these

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Last Edited: June 12, 2023