Question

A ray of light suffers minimum deviation when incident on a 60o prism of refractive index  The angle of incidence is:

Solution

Correct option is

45o

 

   

  

  

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

The near point of a short-sighted person is 10 cm and he desires to read a book 30 cm away from him. The power of the lens to be used by him is:

Q2

The distance between an object and the screen is 100 cm. A lens produces an image on the screen when placed at either of the positions 40 cm apart. The power of the lens is: 

Q3

A thin equiconvex lens has focal length 10 cm and refractive index 1.5. One of its faces is now silvered and for an object placed at a distance u in front of the lens, the image coincides with the object. The value of u is:

Q4

The plane face of a plano-convex lens of focal length 20 cm is silvered. What type of mirror will it become and of what focal length 

Q5

A convex lens of focal length 20 cm is cut into two equal parts so as to obtain two plano-convex lenses as shown in figure. The two parts are then put in contact as shown in figure. What is the focal length of the combination?

                                                                       

Q6

As shown in figure, a convergent lens is placed inside a cell filled with liquid. The lens has focal length +20cm when in air, and its material has refractive index 1.50. If the liquid has refractive index 1.60, the focal length of the system is: 

                                                                                     

Q7

A plano-convex lens of f = 20 cm is silvered at plane surface. Now, f will be (μ = 1.5): 

Q8

The plane face of a plano-convex lens is silvered. If μ be the refractive index and R, the radius of curvature of curved surface, then the system will behave like a concave mirror of radius of curvature:

Q9

A convex lens of focal length f is placed somewhere in between an object and a screen. The distance between the object and the screen is x. If the numerical value of the magnification produced by the lens is m, the focal length of the lens is:  

Q10

A ray is incident at an angle of incidence i on one face of a prism of small angle A and emerges normally from the opposite surface.  If the refractive index of the material of the prism is μ, the angle of incidence i is nearly equal to: