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Class 8 Science Chapter 16 MCQ for 2022-2023

Class: 8Science
Chapter: 16Light
Contents: MCQ with Answers and Explanation

MCQ Tests with Answers for Class 8 Science Chapter 16

Q1

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

[A]. Always
[B]. Sometimes
[C]. Under special conditions
[D]. Never
Q2

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.
Q3

The image formed by plane mirror is:

[A]. Virtual, behind the mirror and enlarged.
[B]. Virtual, behind the mirror and of the same size as the object.
[C]. Real, at the surface of the mirror and enlarged.
[D]. Real, behind the mirror and of the same size as the object.
Q4

We can see a non-luminous object when the light:

[A]. Emitted by the object falls on the eye.
[B]. Is reflected from the object towards our eye.
[C]. Completely passes through the object.
[D]. Gets completely absorbed by the object.
Q5

Paheli is writing some statements, choose the correct statement and help her:

[A]. The normal is a line which is perpendicular to the mirror surface at the point of incidence.
[B]. The angle between incident ray and the normal is called the angle of incidence.
[C]. The angle between reflected ray and normal is called the angle of reflection.
[D]. All the above.
Q6

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

[A]. The incident ray, the reflected ray and the normal, all lie in the same plane.
[B]. The angle of reflection is always equal to the angle of incidence.
[C]. If we change the angle of incidence, the angle of reflection will also change accordingly.
[D]. All the above.
Q7

Which 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 color.
Q8

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.
Q9

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

[A]. A sheet of paper produces diffuse reflection of light.
[B]. In a diffuse reflection, a parallel beam of incident light is reflected in different directions.
[C]. The diffuse reflection of light is not due to the failure of the laws of reflection.
[D]. All the above.
Q10

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

[A]. Virtual
[B]. Real
[C]. Diminished
[D]. Upside-down
Q11

Which of the following is a non-luminous object?

[A]. Sun
[B]. Star
[C]. Moon
[D]. Fire
Q12

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.
Q13

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
Q14

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
Q15

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

[A]. Retina
[B]. Auditory nerve
[C]. Optic nerve
[D]. Ciliary muscle
Q16

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°
Q17

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
Q18

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

[A]. Cornea
[B]. Iris
[C]. Pupil
[D]. Retina
Q19

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
Q20

Recently, in a science class test, you are asked a question where you have to say whether the statements are correct or not?

[A]. The eye lens is a convex lens made of a transparent and flexible material like jelly.
[B]. The eye lens is held in position by ciliary muscles.
[C]. The ciliary muscles can change the curvature of eye-lens and make it thin or thick according to the need of the eye.
[D]. All the above.
Q21

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.
Q22

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
Q23

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
Q24

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.
Q25

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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