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Chapter 7 Electricity

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Chapter 7 quiz - electricity

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Static

    • B. 

      Protons

    • C. 

      Particles

    • D. 

      Neutrons

    • E. 

      Electrons

  • 2. 
    2 types of electron charges
    • A. 

      Protons have negative electric charge

    • B. 

      Protons have a positive electric charge

    • C. 

      Electrons have negative electric charge

    • D. 

      Electrons have positive electric charge

    • E. 

      Protons and electrons have a neutral charge

  • 3. 
    Transferring charge (select two answers)
    • A. 

      Charge is neither created nor destroyed

    • B. 

      The accumulation of excess electric charge on an object is called static electricity

    • C. 

      An electric field surrounds every electric charge and exerts the force that causes other electric charges to be attracted or repelled

    • D. 

      Electrons are bound more tightly to some atoms and molecules

    • E. 

      Any charge that is placed in an electric field will be pushed or pulled by the field

  • 4. 
    Conservation of charge (2 answers)
    • A. 

      Electrons are bound more tightly to some atoms and molecules

    • B. 

      Any charge that is placed in an electric field will be pushed or pulled by the field

    • C. 

      Whenever an object becomes charged, electric charges have moved from one place to another.

    • D. 

      Protons and electrons have electric charges and neutrons do not

    • E. 

      Whenever an object becomes charged, electric charges have moved from one place to another

  • 5. 
    T  or F  Protons and electrons have electric charges and neutrons do not.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Protons have _______ electric charge.
    • A. 

      Positive

    • B. 

      Negative

  • 7. 
    Electrons have _____ electric charges.
    • A. 

      Positive

    • B. 

      Negative

  • 8. 
    Electrons are bound more tightly to some ____ and ______.
    • A. 

      Protons, neutrons

    • B. 

      Atoms, electrons

    • C. 

      Electrons, protons

    • D. 

      Protons, molecules

    • E. 

      Atoms, molecules

  • 9. 
    The accumulation of excess electric charge on an object is called _____ ______.
    • A. 

      Electric charges

    • B. 

      Static electricity

    • C. 

      Electric field

    • D. 

      Law of conservation

    • E. 

      Repelled charges

  • 10. 
    Charge is created then destroyedT  or F
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Charge can be transferred from object to object
    • A. 

      Electric charges

    • B. 

      Law of Ohms

    • C. 

      Static electricity

    • D. 

      Law of conservation

    • E. 

      Electric field

  • 12. 
    T  or   FAn electric field surrounds every electric charge an exerts the force that causes other electric charges to be attracted or repelled.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    T  or FAny charge that is placed in an electric field will be pushed but not pulled by the field.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Large static discharge
    • A. 

      Grounding

    • B. 

      Detecting electric charge

    • C. 

      Lightning

    • D. 

      Thunder

  • 15. 
    Not only does _____ produce a brilliant flash of light, it also generates power sound waves.
    • A. 

      Electricity, thunder

    • B. 

      Lightning,electricity

    • C. 

      Thunder,lightning

    • D. 

      Lightning,thunder

  • 16. 
    A static discharge is a transfer of charge between two objects because of a buildup of ____ _____ causing ____.
    • A. 

      Static electricity, lightning

    • B. 

      Electric charge, lightning

    • C. 

      Conductor charge, lightning

    • D. 

      Static electricity, thunder

  • 17. 
    A discharge can occur anytime that charge builds up in one area.
    • A. 

      Detecting electric charge

    • B. 

      Protons

    • C. 

      Electrons

    • D. 

      Lightning

    • E. 

      Grounding

  • 18. 
    The presence of electric charge can be detected by an electoscope.
    • A. 

      Grounding

    • B. 

      Thunder

    • C. 

      Lightning

    • D. 

      Detecting electric charge

  • 19. 
    Connecting an object to earth with a conductor.
    • A. 

      Lightning

    • B. 

      Thunder

    • C. 

      Grounding

    • D. 

      Detecting electric charge

  • 20. 
    A material in which electrons are nto able to move easily.
    • A. 

      Conductors

    • B. 

      Gravitational force

    • C. 

      Thunder

    • D. 

      Insulator

  • 21. 
    All atoms are held together by
    • A. 

      Electrical force

    • B. 

      Conductors

    • C. 

      Transfer of electrons

    • D. 

      Distance

  • 22. 
    Electrical forces
    • A. 

      A material in which electrons are able to move easily.

    • B. 

      Rubbing two materials together.

    • C. 

      The rearrangement of electrons on a neutral object caused by a nearby charged object.

    • D. 

      Protons and electrons that are tremendously large than the gravitational force between the same particles.

  • 23. 
    A material in which electrons are able to move easily.
    • A. 

      Gravitational force

    • B. 

      Electric force

    • C. 

      Conductor

    • D. 

      Insulator

    • E. 

      Induction

  • 24. 
    Metals
    • A. 

      Conductors

    • B. 

      Insulators

    • C. 

      Grounding

  • 25. 
    Plastics
    • A. 

      Conductors

    • B. 

      Insulators

    • C. 

      Grounding

  • 26. 
    T  or  FRubbing two materials together can result in a transfer of protons.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    What happens to material rubbed together?
    • A. 

      Static electricity

    • B. 

      One material is left with a negative charge and the other with a less amount of positive charge.

    • C. 

      One material is left with a positive charge and the other with a less amount of negative charge.

    • D. 

      One material is left with a positive charge and the other with an equal amount of negative charges.

  • 28. 
    The process of transferring charge by touching or rubbing is called.
    • A. 

      Charging by contact

    • B. 

      Static electricity

    • C. 

      Charging by distance

    • D. 

      Gravitational forces

  • 29. 
    Because electrical forces act at a ______, charged objects brought near a _____ object will cause _____ to rearrange their position on the _____ object.
    • A. 

      Neutral, electrons, distance, neutral

    • B. 

      Electrons, distance, neutral, neutral

    • C. 

      Distance, neutral, electrons, neutral

    • D. 

      Electrons, neutral, distance, neutral

  • 30. 
    The rearrangement of electrons on a neutral object caused by a nearby charged object is called
    • A. 

      Static electricity

    • B. 

      Thunder

    • C. 

      Charging objects

    • D. 

      Charging by contact

    • E. 

      Charging by induction