# MCQ Questions for Class 6 Science Chapter 11 Light Shadows and Reflection with Answers

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Choose the correct option in the following questions:

Light Shadow And Reflection Class 6 MCQ Question 1.
Light travels in
(a) straight line
(b) curved line
(c) zig-zag line
(d) randomly

Explanation:
Light travels in straight line.

Class 6 Science Chapter 11 MCQ Question 2.
When an opaque object comes in the path of light it forms
(a) an image with colours
(c) black and white image
(d) depends on the colour of the light

Explanation:
A shadow is formed when an opaque object comes in the way of light.

MCQ Questions For Class 6 Science Chapter 11 Question 3.
Which types of objects do not allow light to pass through them?
(a) Translucent
(b) Opaque
(c) Transparent
(d) Penumbra

Explanation:
Opaque objects do not allow the light to pass through them while translucent objects allow only a part of light to pass through them.

Which is an example of a translucent object?
(a) A thin sheet of paper
(b) A thin glass slab
(c) A thin iron sheet
(d) All of these

Answer: (a) A thin sheet of paper
Explanation:
A thin sheet of paper is transparent.

Ncert Class 6 Science Chapter 11 MCQ Question 5.
Bouncing back of light from shining surfaces is called
(a) Reflection
(b) Refraction
(c) Bending
(d) Dispersion

Explanation:
When a ray of light falls on a smooth and polished surface, whole of light is returned back in the same medium. It is called reflection of light.

Class 6 Light Shadow And Reflection MCQ Question 6.
What is lateral inversion?
(a) Image becomes inverted
(b) Image bends laterally
(c) Right of the object appears left of the image
(d) All of these happen

Answer: (c) Right of the object appears left of the image
Explanation:
Right side of the object appears as left side in the image formed by a plane mirror.

Light Shadows And Reflections Class 6 MCQ Question 7.
Which letters of English alphabet will not show lateral inversion?
(a) I, O, U
(b) N, Z, X
(c) I, X, E
(d) A, E, I

Explanation:
I, O, U will not show lateral inversion.

MCQ On Light Shadow And Reflection For Class 6 Question 8.
Which is a device to image the sun?
(a) Plane mirror
(b) Pinhole camera
(c) A straight pipe
(d) Glass slab

Explanation:
Sun can be imaged by using a pinhole camera.

Class 6 Science Ch 11 MCQ Question 9.
Which of the following is a cold source of light?
(a) Firefly (Jugnu)
(b) Tube light
(c) The sun
(d) Electric bulb

Explanation:
Firefly (Jugnu) emits short bursts of light.

Class 6 Science Light Shadow And Reflection MCQ Question 10.
Out of these, which one is not a man-made luminous body?
(a) Electric bulb
(b) Burning candle
(c) Firefly (Jugnu)
(d) Oil lamp

Explanation:
Firefly (Jugnu) is a natural luminous body.

Match the following items given in Column A with that in Column B:

 Column A Column B (a) Transparent (i) Region of absence of light (b) Opaque (ii) Scattering back of the light by shining surface (c) Translucent (iii) Object through which one can see clearly (d) Luminous body (iv) Object through which one cannot see at all (e) Shadow (v) Formed due to reflection by mirrors (f) Image (vi) Object through which we cannot see clearly (g) Reflection (vi) Phenomenon of changing left to right (h) Lateral inversion (vii) Produces light of its own

 Column A Column B (a) Transparent (iii) Object through which one can see clearly (b) Opaque (iv) Object through which one cannot see at all (c) Translucent (vi) Object through which we cannot see clearly (d) Luminous body (viii) Produces light of its own (e) Shadow (i) Region of absence of light (f) Image (v) Formed due to reflection by mirrors (g) Reflection (ii) Scattering back of the light by shining surface (h) Lateral inversion (vii) Phenomenon of changing left to right

Fill in the blanks with appropriate words:

1. An object or material could be opaque, transparent, translucent or ……………….. .

2. This is a …………… on which the shadow is formed.

3. A …………….. is a dark outline of an opaque object that blocks light coming from a source.

4. Image formed by a pinhole camera is ……………….. .

5. Image formed by a plane mirror is …………….. .

6. In a plane mirror, our left hand looks like right hand. This phenomenon is called ……………………… .

7. ……………… objects cast no shadow.

8. Opaque objects cast …………………. shadows in morning and evening while ………………… shadows at noon.

9. Light travels in a ………….. .

State whether the statements given below are True or False:

1. A torch bulb is a luminous object.

2. Light travels in a straight line.

3. Image formed by a plane mirror is inverted.

4. Light gets reflected when strikes a shiny surface.

5. Transparent substances reflect all the light falling on them.

6. All the shining bodies in sky have their own light.

7. Jugnu (Firefly) is a living luminous body.

8. When screen is far away from the objects, the shadow will have no penumbra.

10. In a mirror, if A is able to see B, B also can see A.