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Electron Affinity - Lieberman

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

 1. 

The process of charging an object by rubbing it against another object is called charging by ____________.
a.
induction
c.
friction
b.
conduction
d.
convection
 

 2. 

An object which has a ________ electron affinity will lose electrons more easily.
a.
larger
b.
smaller
 

 3. 

When two objects are rubbed together, the object which has a larger electron affinity will have a tendency to become charged ____________.
a.
negatively
b.
positively
 

 4. 



Triboelectric Series
Hands-Positive
Rabbit Fur
Glass
Hair
Nylon
Wool
Silk
Paper
Cotton-Zero
Wool
Hard Rubber
Polyester
Styrofoam
Saran
PVC
Teflon-Negative

Use the triboelectric series.Would glass be more likely to gain or lose electrons?
a.
gain
b.
lose
 

 5. 

Triboelectric Series
Hands-Positive
Rabbit Fur
Glass
Hair
Nylon
Wool
Silk
Paper
Cotton-Zero
Wool
Hard Rubber
Polyester
Styrofoam
Saran
PVC
Teflon-Negative

Use the triboelectric series. Would glass or hard rubber have a higher electron affinity ?
a.
glass
b.
hard rubber
 

 6. 

Triboelectric Series
Hands-Positive
Rabbit Fur
Glass
Hair
Nylon
Wool
Silk
Paper
Cotton-Zero
Wool
Hard Rubber
Polyester
Styrofoam
Saran
PVC
Teflon-Negative

Use the triboelectric series.  Would hard rubber be more likely to gain or lose electrons.
a.
lose
b.
gain
 

 7. 

Triboelectric Series
Hands-Positive
Rabbit Fur
Glass
Hair
Nylon
Wool
Silk
Paper
Cotton-Zero
Wool
Hard Rubber
Polyester
Styrofoam
Saran
PVC
Teflon-Negative

Use the triboelectric series. A balloon is rubbed on hair, which object will become negatively charged?
a.
balloon
b.
hair
 

 8. 

Triboelectric Series
Hands-Positive
Rabbit Fur
Glass
Hair
Nylon
Wool
Silk
Paper
Cotton-Zero
Wool
Hard Rubber
Polyester
Styrofoam
Saran
PVC
Teflon-Negative

Use the triboelectric series.  What charge would hair have if rubbed with a rubber balloon?
a.
negative
b.
positive
 

 9. 

Triboelectric Series
Hands-Positive
Rabbit Fur
Glass
Hair
Nylon
Wool
Silk
Paper
Cotton-Zero
Wool
Hard Rubber
Polyester
Styrofoam
Saran
PVC
Teflon-Negative

Use the triboelectric series.If Saran and nylon are rubbed together, which one would become positive?
a.
Saran
b.
nylon
 

 10. 

Triboelectric Series
Hands-Positive
Rabbit Fur
Glass
Hair
Nylon
Wool
Silk
Paper
Cotton-Zero
Wool
Hard Rubber
Polyester
Styrofoam
Saran
PVC
Teflon-Negative

Use the triboelectric series. If PVC pipe is rubbed with wool, what charge would the pipe most likely have?
a.
positive
b.
negative
 

 11. 

Triboelectric Series
Hands-Positive
Rabbit Fur
Glass
Hair
Nylon
Wool
Silk
Paper
Cotton-Zero
Wool
Hard Rubber
Polyester
Styrofoam
Saran
PVC
Teflon-Negative

Use the triboelectric series. Glass is rubbed with silk, what charge would the glass have?
a.
positive
b.
negative
 

 12. 

__________ is the term used to describe an object with no net charge.
a.
positive
b.
negative
c.
neutral
 

 13. 

An object which is deficit in electrons, would be charged _____________.
a.
positive
b.
negative
c.
neutral
 



 
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