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IELTS Listening Exercise 50 – Why is the sky blue

Difficulty level: Semi Hard

Listen to the short presentation and fill the gaps in the sentences below:

Why is the sky blue?

  1. The distance between each _____ in a wave of light is called the wavelength.
  2. When all the different wavelengths travel together, light appears _____.
  3. _____ light waves have a longer wavelength than blue.
  4. The atmosphere is made up of _____ which change the way light behaves.
  5. Shorter blue light waves _____ with particles more often and spread throughout the atmosphere, filling the sky.
  6. Other colors pass through and appear _____-white when they mix together.

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