The phenomena of light responsible for the working of the human eye is  

(a) reflection  

(b) refraction  

(c) power of accommodation  

(d) persistence of vision 




  • Refraction is responsible for image  formation at the retina
  • Most of the refraction for the light rays entering the eye occurs at the outer surface of the cornea
  • And the refracted rays form an image at the retina



So, the correct answer is (b) refraction

  1. Class 10
  2. Chapter 11 Class 10 - Human Eye and Colourful World (Term 1)

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