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Which one of the following electromagnetic radiations has the smallest wavelength? (a) Ultraviolet waves (b) X-rays (c) y-rays (d) Microwaves



Which one of the following electromagnetic radiations has the smallest wavelength?


(a)    Ultraviolet waves


(b)    X-rays


        (c)    y-rays


        (d)    Microwaves


Grade:10

1 Answers

Simran Bhatia
348 Points
9 years ago

(c)

Rays                             Wavelength  [Range in m]

        X-rays                       1 × 10-11 to 3 × 10-8

        Y-rays                       6 × 10-14 to 1 × 10-11

        Microwaves                10-3 to 0.3

        Radio waves               10 to 104

        Wavelength of U.V. Rays ranges from 6 × 10-8 to 4 × 10-7.

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