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Electrostatics 06 Practice



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

 1. 

A neutral aluminum plate is brought near a negatively charged Styrofoam plate as shown below.  Which one of the diagrams below shows the correct arrangement of the charges on the aluminum plate?

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a.
A
c.
C
b.
B
d.
D
 

 2. 

The aluminum pie plate is being charged by the method of ____.  

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a.
friction
c.
conduction
b.
induction
d.
deduction
 

 3. 

A neutral aluminum plate is brought near a positively charged Styrofoam plate as shown below.   As a result, the aluminum pie plate will  ____ in step 4.  

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a.
be positively-charged
c.
be negatively-charged
b.
be neutral
d.
have no charges at all present
 

 4. 

A neutral aluminum plate is brought near a negatively charged Styrofoam plate as shown below.    In step 2, area B will  _______ 

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a.
be positively-charged
c.
be negatively-charged     
b.
be neutral
d.
have no charges at all present     
 

 5. 

A neutral aluminum plate is brought near a negatively charged Styrofoam plate as shown below.    In step 3, a hand touches the top rim of the aluminum plate. This process is known as _________.

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a.
grounding
c.
induction
b.
friction
d.
reduction
 

 6. 

A neutral aluminum plate is brought near a negatively charged Styrofoam plate as shown below.  In step 3, the upper rim of the aluminum plate which the hand is touching_____. 

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a.
is a negative area
c.
is a neutral area
b.
is a positive area
d.
is an area in which the charge cannot be determined
 

 7. 

A neutral aluminum plate is brought near a positively charged Styrofoam plate as shown below. In step 3, _____. 

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a.
electrons will move from the hand (ground) into the aluminum plate
c.
protons will move from the hand (ground) into the aluminum plate
b.
electrons will move from the aluminum plate to the hand (ground)
d.
protons will move from the aluminum plate to the hand (ground)
 

 8. 

A neutral aluminum plate is brought near a positively charged Styrofoam plate as shown below.  In step 2, area A will  _______
 
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a.
be positively-charged
c.
be negatively-charged     
b.
be neutral
d.
have no charges at all present
 

 9. 

A positively-charged piece of styrofoam is placed on the table.  A neutral aluminum plate is brought near as shown below.   In step 2 electrons move ____ .

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a.
out of the aluminum plate into the styrofoam
c.
from the bottom of the aluminum plate to the top of the aluminum plate
b.
into the aluminum plate from the styrofoam
d.
from the top of the aluminum plate to the bottom of the aluminum plate
 



 
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