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Solar system, waves, reflection & refraction, lenses, simple & reflecting telescopes

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1. In which type of wave are the vibrations at 90 degrees to the direction of travel?

  • Transverse
  • Longitudinal
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2. Why can we see planets?

  • Because they're big
  • Because they're bright
  • Because they reflect sunlight
  • Because they produce visible light

3. The angle of reflection is.....

  • Double the angle of incidence
  • Equal to the angle of incidence
  • Half the angle of incidence

4. What is the focal length?

  • The distance from the centre of the lens to the focal point
  • The distance from the object to the lens
  • The distance from the outside of the lens to the focal point
  • The distance from the object to the focal point

5. What did Galileos observations prove?

  • Nothing
  • That the geocentric model was wrong because not everthing was in orbit around earth
  • That the heliocentric model was wrong because not everthing was in orbit around the sun

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