Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Part 6 - Multiple-Choice Practice Exam: 10

Answer

The redness of the sunrise or sunset is due mostly to light that hasn't been scattered.

Work Step by Step

Blue and violet light are scattered more strongly than red light. The leftover light is transmitted to us. This is discussed on page 512.
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