Problem: The colors in a rainbow are caused bya) the interaction of the light reflected from different raindrops.b) the downward motion of the raindrops.c) different amounts of absorption for light of different colors by the water in the raindrops.d) different amounts of refraction for light of different colors by the water in the raindrops.

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White light is composed of several colours.

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The colors in a rainbow are caused by

a) the interaction of the light reflected from different raindrops.

b) the downward motion of the raindrops.

c) different amounts of absorption for light of different colors by the water in the raindrops.

d) different amounts of refraction for light of different colors by the water in the raindrops.

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