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MCAS QUESTION OF THE DAY:

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2017 Spring Release, Intro Physics - High School
Download PDF Document Question 19 - Multiple-Choice

Reporting Category: Waves and Radiation
Standard: 6.2 - Describe the electromagnetic spectrum in terms of frequency and wavelength and identify the locations of radio waves, microwaves, infrared radiation, visible light (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet), ultraviolet rays, x-rays, and gamma rays on the spectrum.

 

Ultraviolet (UV) light kills a higher percentage of microorganisms in water than visible light does. Which of the following best compares UV light to visible light?

 
 
 

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Last Updated: April 5, 2018
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