A small candle, 2.5 cm in size is placed at 27 cm in front of a concave mirror of radius of curvature 36 cm. At what distance from the mirror should a screen be placed in order to obtain a sharp image?
(1) 54 cm away from the mirror.
(2) 64 cm towards the mirror.
(3) 40 cm away from the mirror.
(4) 44 cm towards the mirror.
A 4.5 cm needle is placed 12 cm away from a convex mirror of focal length 15 cm. What is the magnification?
A small bulb is placed at the bottom of a tank containing water to a depth of 80 cm. What is the area of the surface of water through which light from the bulb can emerge out? The Refractive index of water is 1.33. (Consider the bulb to be a point source.)
A prism is made of glass of unknown refractive index. A parallel beam of light is incident on the face of the prism. The angle of minimum deviation is measured to be 40°. What is the refractive index of the material of the prism? The refracting angle of the prism is 60°.
Double-convex lenses are to be manufactured from a glass of refractive index 1.55 with both faces of the same radius of curvature. What is the radius of curvature required if the focal length is to be 20 cm?
(1) 20 cm
(2) 22 cm
(3) 24 cm
(4) 15 cm
Monochromatic light of wavelength 589 nm is incident from the air on a water surface. What is the wavelength of reflected light? The refractive index of water is 1.33.
(1) 500 nm
(2) 545 nm
(3) 485 nm
(4) 589 nm
The refractive index of glass is 1.5. What is the speed of light in glass?
Light of wavelength 5000 Å falls on a plane reflecting surface. For what angle of incidence is the reflected ray normal to the incident ray?
A tank is filled with water to a height of 12.5 cm. The apparent depth of a needle lying at the bottom of the tank is measured by a microscope to be 9.4 cm. If water is replaced by a liquid of refractive index 1.63 up to the same height, by what distance would the microscope have to be moved to focus on the needle again?
(1) 1.73 cm
(2) 1.98 cm
(3) 1.01 cm
(4) 1.11 cm
A beam of light converges at a point P. Now a lens is placed in the path of the convergent beam 12cm from P. At what point does the beam converge if the lens is a convex lens of focal length 20cm?
(1) 7.5 cm away from the lens on the left side.
(2) 7.5 cm away from the lens on the right side.
(3) 6.5 cm away from the lens on the left side.
(4) 6.5 cm away from the lens on the right side.