WONDER #758: What is a Mirage?

Question 1 of 3

Mirages are caused by ____________________________.

  1. radiation
  2. light refraction
  3. blacktop
  4. the electromagnetic spectrum

Question 2 of 3

Where can mirages occur?

  1. Desert
  2. Icy Areas
  3. Over Cold Water
  4. All of the above

Question 3 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. cartoons in which characters see mirages.
  2. what light refraction is.
  3. mirages, which happen when there's a quick change in the density of air in the atmosphere.
  4. Fata Morgana, which are complex mirages that appear above mountain ranges.

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