Rainbow is Produced When Sunlight Falls on Drops of Rain. Which of the Following Physical Phenomena Are Responsible for This? - Current Affairs Including General Knowledge

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 Rainbow is produced when sunlight falls on drops of rain. Which of the following physical phenomena are responsible for this?

(I) Dispersion 
(II) Refraction
(III) Internal Reflection 


  • II and III only

  • I and II only

  • I, II and III

  • I and III only

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II and III only


The formation of a rainbow involves a series of physical phenomena - reflection, refraction, dispersion, and total internal reflection. The occurrence of each of these is due to the interaction of light with air and water and the boundaries between them.

Concept: General Science (Entrance Exam)
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