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Worksheet: Convex Lenses

Q1:

Which of the objects shown in the diagram is a convex lens?

  • A(B)
  • B(A)
  • C(C)
  • D(E)
  • E(D)

Q2:

The two convex lenses shown have different focusing powers.

Which is the more powerful lens?

  • AThey have the same power.
  • BLens B
  • CLens A

How many times is the more powerful lens more powerful?

Q3:

Light rays diverging from a point are incident on a convex lens, as shown in the diagram. Which of the other diagrams, (A), (B), (C), and (D), most correctly shows the directions of the rays that exit the lens?

  • A(C)
  • B(A)
  • C(D)
  • D(B)

Q4:

At which of the points , , , , and shown in the diagram is the angle of refraction greatest?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E

Q5:

Part of a convex lens is shown. No light rays pass through the lens, but several possible lines normal to the surface of the lens are shown.

Which line on the left-hand side of the lens is normal to the surface at the point that the line contacts the surface?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Which line on the right-hand side of the lens is normal to the surface at the point that the line contacts the surface?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D