# How do mirrors work?

Mirrors work by the reflection of light. When light rays hit a smooth, polished surface, they bounce off in a way that creates an image by preserving the angles between the reflected rays, allowing us to see ourselves or other objects in the mirror.

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## MCQs

### 1. What law explains how mirrors reflect light?

A) Law of Refraction
B) Law of Reflection
C) Law of Conservation of Energy
D) Law of Relativity

### 2. What happens to light when it hits a mirror?

A) It gets absorbed
B) It passes through
C) It bends
D) It reflects

### 3. What type of mirror can magnify objects?

A) Flat mirror
B) Concave mirror
C) Convex mirror
D) Transparent mirror

### 4. Why do we see our reflection upside down in a spoon?

A) Because of the spoon’s flat surface
B) Because of the spoon’s concave surface
C) Because of the spoon’s convex surface
D) Because of the spoon’s material

### 5. What is the focal point of a mirror?

A) The point where light rays meet after reflection
B) The center of the mirror
C) The edge of the mirror
D) The point where light rays diverge

## Light

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## Light – Laws of Reflection & Eye

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## Why Do Stars Twinkle At Night?

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## How do X-rays work?

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## Why Do Diamonds Shine?

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