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Electrostatics 03 practice



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

 1. 

A positive object will ________ a positive object.
a.
attract
b.
repel
c.
have no effect upon
 

 2. 

A negative object will ________ a negative object.
a.
attract
b.
repel
c.
have no effect upon
 

 3. 

A negative object will ________ a positive object.
a.
attract
b.
repel
c.
have no effect upon
 

 4. 

A charged object can _________ a neutral object.
a.
attract
b.
repel
c.
have no effect upon
 

 5. 

A neutral object can ________ a charged object.
a.
attract
b.
repel
c.
have no effect upon
 

 6. 

Balloons X , Y  and Z  are hanging as shown.   Balloon X  is positively-charged
Balloon Z  ____. 

electrostatics03p_files/i0070000.jpg

a.
must be positively-charged
b.
must be negatively-charged
c.
must be neutral
d.
could be either negatively-charged or neutral
e.
could be either positively-charged or neutral
 

 7. 

Balloons X , Y  and Z  are hanging as shown.   Balloon X  is negatively-charged
Balloon Y   ____. 

electrostatics03p_files/i0080000.jpg
a.
must be positively-charged
b.
must be negatively-charged
c.
must be neutral
d.
could be either negatively-charged or neutral
e.
could be either positively-charged or neutral
 

 8. 

Balloons X , Y  and Z  are hanging as shown.   Balloon X  is positively-charged
Balloon Y  ____. 

electrostatics03p_files/i0090000.jpg
a.
must be positively-charged
b.
must be negatively-charged
c.
must be neutral
d.
could be either negatively-charged or neutral
e.
could be either positively-charged or neutral
 

 9. 

Balloons X , Y  and Z  are hanging as shown.   Balloon X  is negatively-charged
Balloon Z  ____. 

electrostatics03p_files/i0100000.jpg
a.
must be positively-charged
b.
must be negatively-charged
c.
must be neutral
d.
could be either negatively-charged or neutral
e.
could be either positively-charged or neutral
 

 10. 

Balloons X , Y  and Z  are hanging as shown.   Balloon X  is negatively-charged
Balloon Z  ____. 

electrostatics03p_files/i0110000.jpg
a.
must be positively-charged
b.
must be negatively-charged
c.
must be neutral
d.
could be either negatively-charged or neutral
e.
could be either positively-charged or neutral
 

 11. 

Balloons X , Y  and Z  are hanging as shown.   Balloon X  is positively-charged
Balloon Y  ____. 

electrostatics03p_files/i0120000.jpg
a.
must be positively-charged
b.
must be negatively-charged
c.
must be neutral
d.
could be either negatively-charged or neutral
e.
could be either positively-charged or neutral
 

 12. 

Balloons X , Y  and Z  are hanging as shown.   Balloon X  is negatively-charged
Balloon Y  ____. 

electrostatics03p_files/i0130000.jpg
a.
must be positively-charged
b.
must be negatively-charged
c.
must be neutral
d.
could be either negatively-charged or neutral
e.
could be either positively-charged or neutral
 

 13. 

Balloons X , Y  and Z  are hanging as shown.   Balloon X  is positively-charged
Balloon Z  ____. 

electrostatics03p_files/i0140000.jpg
a.
must be positively-charged or neutral
b.
must be negatively-charged or neutral
c.
must be neutral
d.
could be either negatively-charged, positively-charged, or neutral
 



 
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