# P1.3.2 Reflection Flashcards

1
Q

The image in a mirror is?

A

virtual

2
Q

The image in a plane mirror is the same distance behind the mirror as the

A

object

3
Q

The ray that hits a mirror is called?

A

the incident ray

4
Q

The ray that reflects from a mirror is called?

A

The reflected ray

5
Q

The imaginary line at 90o to the mirror is called?

A

the Normal

6
Q

The angle between the incident ray and the normal is called?

A

The angle of incidence

7
Q

The angle between the normal and the reflected ray is called?

A

The angle of reflection

8
Q

The angle of incidence is equal to the?

A

angle of reflection

9
Q

The law of reflection tells us

A

Angle of incidence = angle of reflection

10
Q

The point at which light hits a mirror is called the point of?

A

incidence

11
Q

Reflection from a smooth surface is called

A

specular reflection

12
Q

Reflection from a rough surface is called?

A

diffuse reflection

13
Q

reflection from a smooth mirror is ?

A

specular reflection

14
Q

The incident ray hitting a mirror is at an angle of 45o to the normal . What is the angle of relection?

A

The angle of reflection is 45o