Römer, speed of light finite and constant
  • 1. Who is the scientist credited with proposing the Römer's theory of finite speed of light?
A) Albert Einstein
B) Ole Rømer
C) Isaac Newton
D) Galileo Galilei
  • 2. When did Ole Rømer propose his theory on the finite speed of light?
A) 1800
B) 1600
C) 1750
D) 1676
  • 3. Which famous scientist disproved the theory of variable speed of light, supporting Römer's theory?
A) Galileo Galilei
B) Johannes Kepler
C) Isaac Newton
D) Albert Einstein
  • 4. What is the approximate value of the speed of light in a vacuum?
A) 100 miles per hour
B) 200,000 meters per second
C) 299,792,458 meters per second
D) 500,000 kilometers per second
  • 5. What is the term used to describe the maximum speed at which energy or information can travel through space?
A) speed of gravity
B) speed of light
C) speed of time
D) speed of sound
  • 6. Name the phenomenon where the wavelength of light changes due to the source's motion, supporting Römer's theory of finite speed of light:
A) Compton effect
B) Photoelectric effect
C) Tyndall effect
D) Doppler effect
  • 7. The value of the speed of light in a specific medium is represented by its:
A) resistivity
B) pressure
C) refractive index
D) density
  • 8. Which term describes the bending of light when it enters a different medium, dependent on the speed of light in each medium?
A) dispersion
B) refraction
C) reflection
D) diffraction
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