Question

What is the SI unit of luminous intensity?

Solution

Correct option is

Candela

Candela is the SI unit of luminous intensity.

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

A person with defective eyesight is unable to see objects clearly nearer than 1.5 m. He wants to read a book placed at a distance of 30 cm from his eyes. Find the power of the lens he requires for his spectacles.   

Q2

An object, a convex lens of focal length 20 cm and a plane mirror are arranged as shown in fig. How far behind the mirror is the final image formed? 

                                                         

Q3

A small plane mirror is rotating at a constant frequency of n rotations per second. With what linear velocity (in ms–1) will a light spot move along a spherical screen of radius of curvature of R metres if the mirror is at the centre of curvature of the screen?   

Q4

A ray of light incident normally on face AB of an isosceles prism travels as shown in fig. The least value of the refractive index the prism must have should be    

                                                                        

Q5

A beaker is filled with water to a height of 8.00 cm. The apparent depth of a needle fixed at the bottom of the beaker as measured by a travelling microscope is found to be 6.00 cm. If the height of water in the beaker is increased to 12.0 cm, by what distance would the microscope have to be moved to focus on the needle again?       

Q6

When a thin wedge-shaped film is illuminated by a parallel beam of light of wavelength 6000 Ã…, 7 fringes are observed in a certain region of the film. How many fringes will be observed in the same region of the film if light of wavelength 4200 Ã… is used?

Q7

A parallel beam of white light is reflected from a thin wedge-shaped film. The colour of the fringe at the edge of the wedge will be 

Q8

When a ray of light is incident on a glass slab at an angle of 60o, the angle between the reflected and refracted rays is 90o. The refractive index of glass is  

Q9

The polarising angle for glass is 

Q10

What are the dimensions of luminous intensity?