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# Republic of the Philippines

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
REGION III
Division of Bulacan

## Angat National High School

Taboc, Angat, Bulacan

## SECOND PERIODICAL EXAMINATIONS IN

I. MULTIPLE CHOICE :Choose the letter of your best answer and write it on the separate
sheet.

1. He was a German scientist who performed experiments with electricity and discovered radio
waves in 1888.
a. Marie Curie c. Guglielmo Marconi
b. Heinrich Hertz d. James Clerk Maxwell
2. It is the transfer of energy in the form of electromagnetic waves.
a. Radiation b. Electric Field c. Magnetic Field d. Electromagnetic Spectrum
3. Which of these are produced by accelerating electric charges?
a. Magnetic Field c. Electromagnetic Waves
b. Electric Field d. Electromagnetic Spectrum
4. Which of these is the continuum of electromagnetic waves arranged according to frequency
and wavelength?
a. Radiation b. Electric Field c. Magnetic Field d. Electromagnetic Spectrum
5. It refers to the space or distance between two identical points on the wave.
a. crest b. trough c. frequency d. wavelength
6. It is the number of cycles in a wave that occur per second.
a. crest b. trough c. frequency d. wavelength
7. Highest point of a wave
a. crest b. trough c. frequency d. wavelength
8. Lowest point of a wave
a. crest b. trough c. frequency d. wavelength
9. speed of light
a. 3 x 10-8 m/s c. 3 x 108 m/s
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b. 8 x 10 m/s d. 8 x 103 m/s
10. All of the following are true statements EXCEPT ONE about electromagnetic waves.
a. Electromagnetic waves transfer energy through vacuum.
b. All electromagnetic waves travel at the same speed in a vacuum.
c. The higher the frequency of an electromagnetic wave, the shorter is its wavelength.
d. Most electromagnetic waves are invisible and undetectable.
11. Which two waves lie at the ends of the visible spectrum?
b. Radio waves and Microwaves d. X-rays and Gamma rays
12. In the visible spectrum, which color has the longest wavelength?
a. blue b. green c. red d. violet
13. What type of electromagnetic waves is used in radar?
a. Infrared rays b. Microwaves c. Radio waves d. Ultraviolet rays
14. Which electromagnetic wave carries more energy than the others?
a. Microwaves b. Radio waves c. Visible light d. Ultraviolet rays
15. In the visible spectrum, which color has the shortest wavelength?
a. blue b. green c. red d. violet
16. Which electromagnetic wave has the longest wavelength?
a. Microwaves b. Radio waves c. X-rays d. Gamma rays
17. Which electromagnetic wave is the only one seen by humans?
a. X-rays b. Gamma rays c. Visible light d. Ultraviolet radiation
18. Which electromagnetic wave has the highest frequency?
a. Microwaves b. Radio waves c. X-rays d. Gamma rays
19. What type of electromagnetic waves is used to power TV remote controls?

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## 20. What electromagnetic wave is sometimes called as heat rays?

a. gamma rays b. Infrared radiation c. Radio waves d. Visible light
21. He discovered Infrared radiation through a similar activity. He let sunlight pass through a
glass of prism and dispersed it into a rainbow of colors called the color spectrum.
a. Guglielmo Marconi c. Sir Frederick William Herschel
b. Heinrich Rudolf Hertz d. Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen
22. Who discovered X-rays in 1895?
a. Guglielmo Marconi c. Sir Frederick William Herschel
b. Heinrich Rudolf Hertz d. Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen
23. What type of electromagnetic waves is used in identifying original from fake banknotes?
a. Radio waves b. Microwaves c. Infrared rays d. Ultraviolet rays
24. What is the frequency range of Ultraviolet radiation?
a. 3.5 x 109 - 3 x 1011 Hz c. 7.5 x 1014 - 3 x 1016 Hz
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b. 3.5 x 10 - 3 x 10 Hz d. 7.5 x 1016 - 3 x 1019 Hz
25. What is the value of the Planck ‘s constant in joules per second?
a. 6.63 x 10-32 b. 6.63 x 10-33 c. 6.63 x 10-34 d. 6.63 x 10-35
26. What type of Electromagnetic waves is used in radio and television communication?
a. Radio waves b. Microwaves c. X-rays d. Gamma rays
27. These can penetrate the flesh but not the bones. They are used in X-ray photography to
help doctors look inside the body. They are useful in diagnosing bone fractures and tumors.
a. Long wavelength X-rays b. Short wavelength X-rays
28. Which of the following is the most common form of Ultraviolet Radiation?
a. UVA b. UVB c. UVC d. sunlight
29. All of the following are uses of Ultraviolet radiation EXCEPT ONE.
a. Production of Vitamin D in our skin
b. Sterilization of water in drinking fountains
c. Identifying original from fake banknotes
d. Sterilization of medical equipment
30. He was an Italian scientist who created the first radio transmitter sending radio signals for a
mile.
c. Marie Curie c. Guglielmo Marconi
d. Heinrich Hertz d. James Clerk Maxwell

II. Give the appropriate word for each letter of the following ACRONYMS:

1. AM ( 2 pts. )
2. PM ( 2 pts. )
3. RADAR ( 3 pts. )
4. ROYGBIV ( 3 pts. )

III. ENUMERATION:

## 1 - 7. 7 Types of Electromagnetic Waves ( According to increasing frequency )

8 - 15. Devices that has the application of Infrared Radiation

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