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Posted: 26 July 2005 at 4:18pm | IP Logged Quote System

QUIZ QUESTION #396
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%] 
 
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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



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Posted: 06 August 2005 at 3:33am | IP Logged Quote Jiabao

That's why the answer is E. Question asks what's NOT true!
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