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Electromagnetic Spectrum

In colloquial usage, there are 7 different types of electromagnetic radiation. Can you name them all?
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First submittedJuly 10, 2013
Last updatedApril 6, 2017
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Typical wavelength
Radiation
103 m
Radio
10-2 m
Microwave
10-5 m
Infrared
5 * 10-7 m
Visible
10-8 m
Ultraviolet
10-10 m
X-ray
10-12 m
Gamma
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level 33
Dec 1, 2015
Microwave is a subset of Radio and should not be listed separately. My guess is that Wikipedia was used as the source for this quiz. You can see if you look closely at the table that microwaves are not a separate type.
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level ∞
Apr 6, 2017
It's complicated. These are the terms that are most commonly learned and taught, so I think the quiz should stay as is. And since its an arbitrary definition, its not like any one way is "correct".
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level 56
Apr 7, 2017
As of wavelength and frequency, microwave is in no way categorized in radio wave
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level 81
Apr 8, 2017
UV-A, UV-B and UV-C are also separated at times.
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level 76
Apr 6, 2017
Yay GCSE Physics!!
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level 56
Apr 7, 2017
Great, 43 seconds to go!
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level 26
Sep 8, 2019
44
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level 56
May 29, 2017
Visible? Check. Invisible...?
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level 56
May 29, 2017
jk i got 7/7 in 20 seconds
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level 17
Dec 27, 2018
No one asked
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level 58
Jun 3, 2019
No one asked you to give your opinion on his statement.
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level 66
Sep 5, 2019
No one asked me to tell everyone I have a bladder infection either yet here we are.
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level 75
Sep 5, 2017
Only scored two and I owe the movie, "The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds" for one of those.
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level 49
Sep 5, 2017
Would appreciate "micro" being accepted for microwave. All the others could have wave after them, too.
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level 70
Sep 5, 2017
Infrared tripped me. Forgot the first r.
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level 47
Sep 5, 2017
The EM Spectrum Song! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjOGNVH3D4Y
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level 70
Sep 5, 2017
I guess 4 points is not possible. Missed one & got only 3/5.
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level 57
Sep 6, 2017
Randy Mice In Liverpool/Vancouver (Light/Visible) Use X-ray Guns
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level 48
Nov 24, 2017
I'm not going to either of those places again then
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