Static Electricity
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  • Question 1
    300 seconds
    Q. Ms Jo Jo rubbed two balloons with a piece of wool. What will happen when the balloons are brought near each other?
    answer choices
    The balloons will repel each other.
    The balloons will attract each other.
    The balloons will become positively (+) charged.
    The balloons will pop.
  • Question 2
    300 seconds
    Q. What types of charges attract?
    answer choices
    Positive and Positive
    Positive and Neutral
    Negative and Neutral
    Positive and Negative
  • Question 3
    300 seconds
    Q. What charge does a proton have?
    answer choices
    negative (-)
    positive (+)
    neutral or no charge (0)
  • Question 4
    300 seconds
    Q. What charge does an electron have?
    answer choices
    negative (-)
    positive (+)
    neutral or no charge (0)
  • Question 5
    300 seconds
    Q. If a substance has a higher number of electrons than protons on its surface, what type of charge does it have?
    answer choices
    A positive charge.
    A negative charge.
    A neutral charge
    No charge at all
  • Question 6
    300 seconds
    Q. What happens when you touch a metal doorknob after rubbing your shoes on the carpet?
    answer choices
    The doorknob sends a burst of electric current into your body
    Millions of electrons go from your finger into the doorknob
    The doorknob sends millions of electrons into your finger
    our finger becomes negatively charged
  • Question 7
    300 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is caused by static electricity?
    answer choices
    a stove getting hot when it is turned on
    a magnet being attracted to a refrigerator
    a lightning strike during a storm
    a light bulb coming on when a switch is turned on
  • Question 8
    300 seconds
    Q. What is static electricity caused by?
    answer choices
    A balance of power
    A balance of positive and negative charges
    . An imbalance of positive and negative charges
    An imbalance of protons and neutrons
  • Question 9
    300 seconds
    Q. An object becomes postiively charged when which of the following occurs?
    answer choices
    loses electrons
    gains electrons
    loses protons
    gains neutrons
  • Question 10
    300 seconds
    Q. Which of the following an insulator?
    answer choices
    copper
    wood
    silver
    salt water
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Lightning is _____.
    answer choices
    a buildup of neutrons
    harmless
    a high-voltage electric current
    a large discharge of static electricity
  • Question 12
    20 seconds
    Q. If an object has the same number of positive and negative charges, its electrical charge is...
    answer choices
    positive
    negative
    neutral or no charge
    opposite
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. The girl's hair and the comb are attracting  one another.  The hair and the comb have
    answer choices
    opposite charges
    like charges
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. In a neutral atom, the number of electrons is equal to the number of _______.
    answer choices
    Neutrons
    Orbits
    Protons
    subatomic particles
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. An object becomes charged when the atoms in the object gain or lose
    answer choices
    electrons
    protons
    neutrons
    all of the above
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