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Electrostatics 02 Practice



Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Substances in which charges move easily are called ____.
a.
insulators
c.
conductors
b.
elastic
d.
brittle
 

 2. 

Substances in which charges have difficulty  moving are called ____.
a.
brittle
c.
inelastic
b.
insulators
d.
conductors
 

 3. 

Which object is positively charged?
a.
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c.
electrostatics02p_files/i0040001.jpg
b.
electrostatics02p_files/i0040002.jpg
d.
electrostatics02p_files/i0040003.jpg
 

 4. 

Which object is negatively charged?
a.
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c.
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b.
electrostatics02p_files/i0050002.jpg
d.
electrostatics02p_files/i0050003.jpg
 

 5. 

Which object is considered neutral?
a.
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c.
electrostatics02p_files/i0060001.jpg
b.
electrostatics02p_files/i0060002.jpg
d.
electrostatics02p_files/i0060003.jpg
 

 6. 

Two positive charges would __________.
a.
attract each other
b.
repel each other
c.
have no effect upon each other
 

 7. 

A positive charge and a negative charge would __________.
a.
attract each other
b.
repel each other
c.
have no effect upon each other
 

 8. 

The part of the atom which is most easily transferred or removed is the ____________.
a.
proton
b.
neutron
c.
electron
 

 9. 

The part of the atom involved in electrostatics activities is the __________.
a.
proton
b.
neutron
c.
electron
 

 10. 

An object which is polarized has
a.
an area of positive charge and an area of negative charge on the object.
b.
has an overall positive charge on the object.
c.
has an overall negative charge on the object.
     
 



 
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