Online Tutoring HomepageHomepage  Quiz QuestionsQuiz  Homework HelpHomework  ForumForum  Active TopicsActive  SearchSearch  HelpHelp
Malaysian EditionMalaysia  ScoreScore  Create QuizCreate  Invite FriendsInvite  Display List of MembersMembers  About UsAbout
  RegisterRegister  LoginLogin
 Online Tutoring : Forum : Quiz Questions - Physical Sciences : Physics
Topic Topic: Mirage is NOT restricted to deserts only Post ReplyNew Question
Message << Prev Topic | Next Topic >>
Admin Group
Admin Group

Joined: 26 June 2005
Posts: 918
Posted: 26 July 2005 at 4:18pm | IP Logged Quote System

The mirage phenomenon can make a desert surface appear wet. Which of the following statements relating to mirage is NOT true?
    A.   Mirage involves the formation of virtual image.
    B.   Mirage requires the existence of air layers of differing temperatures.
    C.   Mirage is caused by refraction and total internal reflection of light.
    D.   Mirage requires the existence of air layers of differing densities.
    E.   Mirage occurs solely in the desert where temperatures are high.
 QUIZ QUESTION #396 created by Beka on 21 July 2005 at 9:44pm

Correct answer: E    Correct clicks: 57.27%  Wrong clicks: 42.73%
    A.   [6 clicks 5.45%] 
    B.   [13 clicks 11.82%] 
    C.   [18 clicks 16.36%] 
    D.   [10 clicks 9.09%] 
    E.   [63 clicks 57.27%] 
Please discuss this quiz question.
Back to Top View System's Profile Search for other posts by System

Joined: 05 August 2005
Location: Botswana
Posts: 2
Posted: 05 August 2005 at 7:58pm | IP Logged Quote Soslo

 I dont think mirages are restricted to deserts only. I live in Botswana and i have seen mirages even though Botswana is just a semi-desert. Mirages can occur anywhere if the temperatures are high enough

The abstract is for real. Let there be light
Back to Top View Soslo's Profile Search for other posts by Soslo
Senior Member
Senior Member

Joined: 13 July 2005
Posts: 182
Posted: 06 August 2005 at 3:33am | IP Logged Quote Jiabao

That's why the answer is E. Question asks what's NOT true!
Back to Top View Jiabao's Profile Search for other posts by Jiabao


If you wish to post a reply to this topic you must first login
If you are not already registered you must first register

  Post ReplyNew Question
Printable version Printable version

Forum Jump
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot ask questions in Homework Help

Facilitated by Tuition Plaza Malaysia :: Powered by Web Wiz Forums version 7.9
Copyright ©2001-2018 Web Wiz Guide