AQA GCSE Physics Unit 3.1

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Twenty questions on the first section of Unit 3 in AQA GCSE Physics: Medical applications of physics.

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Question 1

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True or false? When X-rays are being taken, barium meals are used to provide a contrast medium to show soft tissues.
• True
• False

Question 2

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What does a charge-coupled device (CCD) do in X-ray imaging?
• Create an electrical charge to start emission of X-rays
• Convert X-rays to light to show an image
• Create a computerised tomography, 3D, scan

Question 3

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What is the frequency of ultrasound waves?
• Less than 20Hz
• Between 20Hz and 20,000Hz
• Greater than 20,000Hz

Question 4

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True or false? If an ultrasound transducer is used to measure the length of an eyeball, this is called an I-scan.
• True
• False

Question 5

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Which of these formulae is used to calculate the depth of a boundary using ultrasound?
• depth = speed of wave * transit time
• depth = 2 * speed of wave * transit time
• depth = 0.5 * speed of wave * transit time

Question 6

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True or false? Snell's law states that the sine of the incident angle divided by the sine of the refractive angle is the same for each type of substance (e.g. it is the same in all glass).
• True
• False

Question 7

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Which way would the light ray refract if it entered a medium with a higher refractive index?
• Away from the normal
• Towards the normal
• It would not refract

Question 8

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When will total internal reflection occur?
• When the angle of incidence is less than the critical angle
• When the angle of incidence is equal to the critical angle
• When the angle of incidence is greater than the critical angle

Question 9

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True or false? The equation connecting refractive index and critical angle is n = sin c.
• True
• False

Question 10

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True or false? The principal focus of a converging lens is the point from which light rays spread out.
• True
• False

Question 11

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True or false? The formula to calculate magnification is image height/object height.
• True
• False

Question 12

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Which of these statements are true about the image formed by a converging lens where the object is beyond the principal focus?
• Virtual
• Real
• Diminished
• Magnified
• Upright
• Inverted

Question 13

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Which of these statements are true about the image formed by a converging lens where the object is between the lens and the principal focus?
• Virtual
• Real
• Diminished
• Magnified
• Upright
• Inverted

Question 14

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Which of these statements are true about the image formed by a diverging lens?
• Virtual
• Real
• Diminished
• Magnified
• Upright
• Inverted

Question 15

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Which part of the eye is light focused on?
• Cornea
• Iris
• Retina
• Lens
• Ciliary muscles
• Sclera
• Suspensory ligaments
• Pupil

Question 16

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Which part of the eye adjusts the thickness of the eye lens?
• Cornea
• Iris
• Retina
• Lens
• Ciliary muscles
• Suspensory ligaments
• Sclera
• Pupil

Question 17

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True or false? The range of vision is the distance between the near point and the far point; for the human eye, this is between 25cm and infinity.
• True
• False

Question 18

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What is the unit of power of a lens?
• Watt
• Dioptre

Question 19

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Which of these statements are true about myopia (short sight)?
• The eyeball is too short
• The eyeball is too long
• The lens is too powerful
• The lens is too weak
• The image forms in front of the retina
• The image forms behind the retina
• A converging lens can correct it
• A diverging lens can correct it

Question 20

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Which of these statements are true about hyperopia (long sight)?
• The eyeball is too short
• The eyeball is too long
• The lens is too powerful
• The lens is too weak
• The image forms in front of the retina
• The image forms behind the retina
• A converging lens can correct it
• A diverging lens can correct it

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