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Electrostatics 01 Quiz -Stancik

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

 1. 

The unit used to state the charge on an object is the ____.
a.
coulomb     
c.
ampere
b.
volt
d.
joule
 

 2. 

An object is considered to be neutral when ____.
a.
the object contains only protons
c.
the object contains the same number of protons as neutrons
b.
the object contains only electrons
d.
the object contains the same number of electrons as protons
 

 3. 

In an electrostatic experiments, protons cannot be gained or lost from an atom because they are _____.
a.
positively charged
c.
negatively charged
b.
tightly bound in the nucleus
d.
tightly bound within orbitals
 

 4. 

____  are the charged parts of an atom
a.
Protons and neutrons
c.
Electrons, protons, and neutrons
b.
Electrons and neutrons
d.
Protons and electrons
 

 5. 

____  are the negatively charged parts of an atom
a.
Electrons
c.
Neutrons
b.
Protons
d.
None of the choices are correct
 

 6. 

An atom that is positively-charged contains ____.
a.
more protons than electrons
c.
more electrons than neutrons
b.
more protons than neutrons
d.
more electrons than protons
 

 7. 

An atom that is negatively-charged contains ____.
a.
more electrons than neutrons
c.
more protons than neutrons
b.
more protons than electrons
d.
more electrons than protons
 

 8. 

A neutral object can become negatively-charged by _______.
a.
losing protons
c.
gaining electrons
b.
losing electrons
d.
gaining protons
 

 9. 

If an object is electrically neutral, then  ____.
a.
the object contains the same number of protons as neutrons
c.
the object contains the same number of neutrons as electrons
b.
the object contains no neutrons
d.
the object contains the same number of electrons as protons
 

 10. 

In order for an object to become positively-charged, ____ the object.
a.
protons are removed from
c.
electrons are added to
b.
protons are added to
d.
electrons are removed from
 

 11. 

____________ are parts of the atom found within the nucleus
a.
electrons and protons
c.
protons and neutrons
b.
neutrons and electrons
d.
protons, electrons and neutrons
 

 12. 

____  are the positively charged parts of an atom
a.
Protons
c.
Neutrons
b.
Electrons
d.
None of the choices are correct
 



 
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