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Eyeglasses Trivia Quiz Questions with Answers

Trivia quiz questions with answers about eyeglasses

What are eyeglasses?
A: Eyeglasses are vision eyewear, with lenses mounted in a frame that holds them in front of a person's eyes.

Glasses are typically used for what?
A: Vision correction, such as with reading glasses and glasses used for nearsightedness.

Without the specialized lenses, they are sometimes used for what?
A: Cosmetic purposes.

Safety glasses provide eye protection against what?
A: flying debris for construction workers or lab technicians.

Safety glasses may have protection in the lenses as well as for what?
A: The sides of the eyes.


 Some types of safety glasses are used to protect against what type of radiation?
A: Visible and near-visible light.

Glasses are worn for eye protection in some sports, such as what?
A: Squash.

Glasses wearers may use what to prevent the glasses from falling off?
A: A strap

Wearers of glasses that are used only part of the time may have the glasses attached to a cord that goes where?
A: Around their neck, to prevent the loss of the glasses and breaking.

Sunglasses allow for better vision in what?
A: Bright daylight.


They may protect one's eyes against damage from excessive levels of what?
A: Ultraviolet light.

Typical sunglasses lenses are tinted for protection against bright light or polarized to do what?
A: Remove glare

Photochromic glasses are blacked out or lightly tinted in dark or indoor conditions but turn into sunglasses when what?
A: They come in contact with ultraviolet light.

Most over-the-counter sunglasses do not have what?
A: Corrective power in the lenses

When do people with conditions that have photophobia as a primary symptom (like certain migraine disorders or Irlen syndrome) often wear sunglasses?
A: Indoors and at night.


Specialized glasses may be used for viewing specific visual information; what for example?
A:  3D glasses for 3D films (stereoscopy).

Corrective lenses are used to correct refractive errors by bending the light entering the eye in order to alleviate the effects of conditions such as what?
A: Nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hypermetropia) or astigmatism.

The ability of one's eyes to accommodate their focus to near and distant focus alters over what?
A: Time.

What is a common condition in people over forty years old?
A: Presbyopia, which is caused by the eye's crystalline lens losing elasticity, progressively reducing the ability of the lens to accommodate (i.e. to focus on objects close to the eye).

Few people have a pair of eyes that show exactly equal what?
A: Refractive characteristics; one eye may need a "stronger" (i.e. more refracting) lens than the other.

Corrective lenses bring the image back into focus on what?
A: The retina.


They are made to conform to the prescription of a what?
A: Ophthalmologist or optometrist.

People who need glasses to see often have corrective lens restrictions on their what?
A: Their driver's licenses that require them to wear their glasses every time they drive or risk fines or jail time.

As of 2017, dentists and surgeons in Canada and other countries are required to wear what?
A: Safety glasses to protect against infection from patients' blood or other body fluids.

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