GCSE level optics questions  Mirrors and Lenses
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Convex lens  Magnifying glass  ray diagram 
7 marks 

Convex and concave lenses  ray diagrams 
13 marks 

Convex lens  ray diagram 
5 marks 

Mirrors  ray path 
5 marks 

Convex lens and camera  ray diagram 
9 marks 

Optical Devices 
6 marks 

Lenses  ray diagrams 
12 marks 

Concave lens  ray diagram 
5 marks 

Convex lens  ray diagram 
6 marks 

Convex lens  ray diagram 
8 marks 

Convex lens  ray diagram 
8 marks 

Plane Mirror  ray path 
6 marks 
Q13. 
Car headlight relector  ray diagram 
6 marks 
Q14. 
Plane mirrors  periscope  ray path 
3 marks 
Q15. 
Lens  made of prisms  ray diagram 
11 marks 
Q16. 
Concave lens 
8 marks 
Q17. 
Convex lenses 
10 marks 
Q18. 
Spectacles and sight correction 
7 marks 
Q19. 
Camera and its lenses 
15 marks 
Q20. 
Convex lenses  magnification and ray diagram 
12 marks 
Q21. 
The eye  defects and sight deterioration with age 
15 marks 
Q22. 
Formation of images in lenses 
8 marks 
Q23. 
Door security lens 
4 marks 
Q24. 
Convex lens 
8 marks 