# MCQ Questions for Class 7 Science Chapter 15 Light with Answers

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## Light Class 7 MCQs Questions with Answers

Choose the correct option.

Question 1.
Which one of the following shows lateral inversion?
(a) Plane mirror
(b) Concave mirror
(c) Convex mirror
(d) Convex lens

Question 2.
Which of the following is used as a side view mirror?
(a) Plane mirror
(b) Concave mirror
(c) Convex mirror
(d) Convex lens

Question 3.
The path of the light is
(a) always a straight line
(b) a curved line
(c) a zig-zag line
(d) depends on the medium

Answer: (a) always a straight line

Question 4.
White light is composed of
(a) three colours
(b) seven colours
(c) five colours
(d) eight colours

Question 5.
A virtual image
(a) can be formed on the screen
(b) cannot be formed on the screen
(c) is formed only by the plane mirror
(d) is formed only by the convex mirror

Answer: (b) cannot be formed on the screen

Question 6.
The image formed by spherical mirror is virtual. The mirror will be
(a) concave
(b) convex
(c) either concave or convex
(d) none of these

Answer: (c) either concave or convex

Question 7.
The coloured band of light obtained by dispersion of light is called
(a) image
(b) spectrum
(c) convergence
(d) scattering

Question 8.
We can get an inverted image from
(a) both concave lens and convex lens.
(b) both concave mirror and convex mirror.
(c) both concave mirror and convex lens.
(d) both convex mirror and concave lens.

Answer: (c) both concave mirror and convex lens.

Question 9.
A convex lens is
(a) thick at centre
(b) thin at the centre
(c) thick at edges
(d) hollow at the centre

Question 10.
The image that can not be obtained on a screen is called
(a) real image
(b) virtual image
(c) diminished image
(d) none of these

Question 11.
A ray of light falling on a mirror is a
(a) reflected ray
(b) normal
(c) deflection
(d) incident ray

Question 12.
The image of an object formed by a plane the mirror is
(a) virtual
(b) real
(c) diminished
(d) upside-down

Question 13.
A diverging mirror is
(a) a plane mirror
(b) a convex mirror
(c) a concave mirror
(d) a shaving mirror

Question 14.
If the image formed is always virtual, the mirror can be
(a) concave or convex
(b) concave or plane
(c) convex or plane
(d) only convex

Question 15.
Which of the following mirrors can form a real image of an object?
(a) Convex
(b) Concave
(c) Plane
(d) Either (a) or (b)

Question 16.
The splitting up of white light into seven colours on passing through a glass prism is called
(a) refraction
(b) deflection
(c) dispersion
(d) scattering

Question 17.
If you are standing 2 m away from a plane mirror, the distance between you and your image is
(a) 2 m
(b) 4 m
(c) 6 m
(d) 8 m

Question 18.
A spherical mirror having reflecting surface curved outward is a
(a) plane mirror
(b) concave mirror
(c) convex mirror
(d) either concave or convex

Question 19.
A plane mirror produces a
(a) virtual and erect image
(b) virtual and inverted image
(c) real and erect image
(d) real and inverted image

Answer: (a) virtual and erect image

Question 20.
A diverging mirror is
(a) a plane mirror
(b) a convex mirror
(c) a concave mirror
(d) none of the above

Fill in the blanks with suitable word/s.

Question 1.
An image can be obtained on a screen is called a …………….

Question 2.
An image formed by ……………. lens cannot be obtained on a screen.

Question 3.
light deviates the least, while ……………. light deviates the more.

Question 4.
The outer surface of a flat steel plate acts as a ……………. mirror.

Question 5.
The inner surface of the reflector of a torch acts as a ……………. mirror.

Question 6.
A ……………. is a piece of any transparent material bound by two curved surfaces or by one curved and one plane surface.

Question 7.
Convex mirrors are used as ……………. mirrors.

Question 8.
The image formed by a plane mirror is …………….

Question 9.
The change of sides of an object and its mirror image is called …………….

Question 10.
The ray of light which falls on the smooth polished surface is called ……………. ray of light.

Question 11.
Light travels in a …………………….. line.

Question 12.
There are …………………….. types of spherical mirrors.

Question 13.
The change in the direction of light by a mirror is called …………………….. of light.

Question 14.
The image formed in a plane mirror is …………………….. inverted.

Question 15.
If the image formed is always virtual, the mirror can be ……………………..

Question 16.
Convex mirror is …………………….. in the middle than at the edges whereas concave lens is …………………….. in the middle than at the edges.

Question 17.
The rear view mirror/side mirror in automobiles is a …………………….. mirror.

Question 18.
…………………….. lens is called a converging lens.

True or False

Question 1.
The image formed by a convex mirror is erect.

Question 2.
The image formed by a concave mirror is formed on the screen.

Question 3.
The image formed by a plane mirror is real.

Question 4.
The change of sides of an object and its mirror image is called lateral inversion.

Question 5.
The image formed by plane mirror is erect.

Question 6.
When the reflecting surface of the spherical mirror is curved inwards, it is called concave mirror.

Question 7.
A concave mirror forms a virtual and erect image.

Question 8.
Any polished or shining surface acts as a mirror.

Question 9.
A convex mirror always forms a real image.

Question 10.
The concave mirror is converging.

Question 11.
Light is a form of energy.

Question 12.
Light travels at the same speed in all media.

Question 13.
The image formed by a plane mirror is erect, virtual and laterally inverted.

Question 14.
A concave lens always forms a virtual image.

Question 15.
White light is composed of seven different colours.

Question 16.
Image formed by a plane mirror is usually real.

Match the items given in column I suitably with those given in column II.

 Column I Column II 1. Real image (a) Upside down image 2. Virtual image (b) Upright image 3. Inverted image (c) Magnified image 4. Erect image (d) Deviates least 5. Rainbow (e) Deviates more 6. Concave mirror (f) Formed on the screen 7. Red light (g) Seven colours 8. Convex lens (h) Cannot be formed on the screen 9. Violet light (i) Virtual image 10. Plane mirror (j) Thinner at the edges