Illusions questions This is a list of recently added questions about illusions. Play illusions quiz and see all the questions. The bright circle around the Sun seen in the picture is known as a halo. What causes it?Refraction of light in ice crystals. Halo is the name for a family of optical phenomena produced by light interacting with ice crystals suspended in the atmosphere. Halos can have many forms, ranging from colored or white rings to arcs and spots in the sky. Among the best known halo types are the circular halo (properly called the 22° halo), Other common optical phenomena involving water droplets rather than ice crystals include the glory and the rainbow. Created by: Tschukavery hard 36% refraction of light in ice crystalsrefraction of light in ice crystals3514refraction in the lens of the eye or lensrefraction in the lens of the eye or lens3072refraction of light in water dropsrefraction of light in water drops2483reflections from the water surfacereflections from the water surface671atmosphere riddles » This is a rare phenomenon called iridescent clouds. It occurs in the clouds with ...Small droplets or ice crystals. The effect is similar to irisation. Iridescent clouds are a diffraction phenomenon caused by small water droplets or small ice crystals individually scattering light. Larger ice crystals do not produce iridescence, but can cause halos, a different phenomenon.Created by: Tschukaaverage 60% volcanic dustsvolcanic dusts2652sulphuric acidsulphuric acid2937detergent vaporsdetergent vapors2060small droplets or ice crystalssmall droplets or ice crystals11709sky riddles » Which continent is that?Australia. This is Australia map, with north at the bottom side.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 72% North AmericaNorth America3154South AmericaSouth America1103AsiaAsia4508AustraliaAustralia22654continents riddles » How many dots at the intersections are black?None. In this scintillating grid illusion, dark dots seem to appear and disappear randomly. Various theories have been proposed to explain it. It may be caused by the mechanism of lateral inhibition (the capacity of an excited neuron to reduce the activity of its neighbors).Created by: Steve Lambertyvery easy 88% 10%10%32225%25%59250%50%1433NoneNone17449optical illusions riddles » Which orange circle is larger?Both are the same size. This is known Ebbinghaus illusion. Although commonly thought of as an illusion of size, recent work suggests that the critical factor in the illusion is not the size, but the distance of the surrounding circles. In a similar way, the Moon appears larger on clear sky when it's close to the horizon line.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery easy 88% the one on the leftthe one on the left566the one on the rightthe one on the right2297both are the same sizeboth are the same size26345the first one you look atthe first one you look at677technology riddles » Whose face has been combined with Albert Einstein in this hybrid image?Marylin Monroe. A Hybrid Image is an optical illusion developed at MIT in which an image can be interpreted in one of two different ways depending on viewing distance. In order to see Marylin clearly, you need to move away of the screenCreated by: Cleoeasy 78% Kim BasingerKim Basinger746MadonnaMadonna2070Marylin MonroeMarylin Monroe21134Woody AllenWoody Allen3126technology riddles » How is this polygon called? (the one over the circles)Square. In this Ehrenstein illusion the sides of a square placed inside a pattern of concentric circles take an apparent curved shape. But in reality, the sides are straight.Created by: Debbie Foxeasy 74% squaresquare29326rhomboidrhomboid4256concave squareconcave square3370concave rhomboidconcave rhomboid2394geometry riddles » Which shape is larger?None of them. Both shapes are the same, but the bottom one is placed more to the right. This is however difficult to notice. It is known as Jastrow Illusion.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 67% AA987BB6227None of themNone of them24317Both are largerBoth are larger4401mathematics riddles » Which line is the longest?All are the same. This illusion has a long research history. It seems that people living in urbanized areas perceive the lines as representing the corners of rectilinear objects viewed in perspective, being more susceptible to illusion than people from rural areas.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery easy 86% AA819BB2072CC433All are the sameAll are the same21978technology riddles » Which of the lines on the right, is the continuation of the black line on the left?Red one. This is known as Poggendorff illusion, first described in 1860. Many detailed studies of the illusion point to its principal cause: acute angles in the figure are seen by viewers as expanded.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 45% red onered one6285blue oneblue one2819none of themnone of them2770both of themboth of them1856technology riddles » Play technology quiz and see all the questions.