Electrostatics Review
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. What do you call the process of charging a conductor by bringing it near another charged object?
    answer choices
    induction
    polarization
    neutralization
    conduction
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. What direction are the electric field lines around a proton?
    answer choices
    towards the charge
    away from the charge
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is not a good conductor of electricity?
    answer choices
    copper
    silver
    Glass
    aluminum
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is not a good insulator?
    answer choices
    Copper
    Glass
    rubber
    wool
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. assume a rubber rod is rubbed against a rabbit fur and gains 5 electrons.  which of the following is true?
    answer choices
    The fur lost 5 electrons
    the fur gained 5 electrons
    the fur gained 5 protons
    The fur lost 2 electrons
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following labeled points is in the region with the strongest force of electric charge
    answer choices
    A
    B
    C
    D
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Two like charges
    answer choices
     neutralize each other.
    repel each other. 
    must be neutrons. 
    attract each other.
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. What direction are the electric field lines around an electron?
    answer choices
    towards the charge
    away from the charge
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. What does it mean when the electric field lines are close together?
    answer choices
    the field is positive
    the field is negative
    The field is strong
    the field is weak
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Charged objects are not attracted to neutral objects
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. When a balloon is rubbed on clothes it acquires a charge by ___________
    answer choices
    Induction
    reduction
    friction 
    concoction
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. The atomic nuclei of almost all elements consists of
    answer choices
    protons
    protons and electrons
    protons and neutrons
    only neutrons
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. Good conductors 
    answer choices
    have electrons free to move around
    have electrons tightly bound
    do not have electrons
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Good insulators
    answer choices
    have electrons free to move around
    have tightly bound electrons
    do not have electrons
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Protons move from object to object and can make the target object more positive.
    answer choices
    True 
    False
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. When a glass rod is rubbed with silk and the glass rod becomes positively charged, what happens to the electrons?
    answer choices
    They are removed from the rod.
    They are added to the rod.
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. Name one thing that field line should not do
    answer choices
    field lines spread out going away from the particle
    negative points in
    positive points out
    intersect
  • Question 18
    60 seconds
    Q. The diagram shows two metal balls, P and Q, hanging from the nylon threads. P is repelled by and Q is attracted to a negatively charged rod.
    Which statement is true?
    answer choices
    P is negatively charged
    Q is negatively charged
    P is uncharged
    P is positively charged
  • Question 19
    60 seconds
    Q. The charge on the dome is positive. The dome can be discharged by connecting it to earth. Which of these happens as the dome is discharging?
    answer choices
    Positive charges flow from the dome to the earth
    Positive charges flow from the earth to the dome
    Negative charges flow from the dome to the earth
    Negative charges flow from the earth to the dome
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. What option best describes this field?
    answer choices
    A strong electric field generated by two positive charges. They would attract each other.
    A strong electric field generated by two positive charges. They would repel each other.
    A weak electric field generated by two opposite charges. They would attract each other.
    A weak electric field generated by two positive charges. They would repel each other.
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