Pretest For Science: Atoms, Electric Charge, And Other Things.

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  • 1. 
    Protons are...
    • A. 

      Negative

    • B. 

      Neutral

    • C. 

      Positive

    • D. 

      Unequal

    • E. 

      Are as delicious as your grandmother's cookies

  • 2. 
    Electrons are...
    • A. 

      Negative

    • B. 

      Neutral

    • C. 

      Positive

    • D. 

      Unequal

    • E. 

      Weird

  • 3. 
    The law of electric charges states that...
  • 4. 
    What is an electric force?
  • 5. 
    What are the two things that decide on how powerful an electric force is?
    • A. 

      The amount of charge each object has and the amount of energy the objects have.

    • B. 

      The amount of charge on each object and the distance between the objects.

    • C. 

      The distance between each object and the energy each object has.

    • D. 

      The number of objects and the number of charges.

  • 6. 
    Do atoms have a charge?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Maybe

    • E. 

      No idea

  • 7. 
    What is an electric field?
  • 8. 
    Which three of the following are ways to charge an object?
    • A. 

      Dodkfjduction

    • B. 

      Friction

    • C. 

      Conduction

    • D. 

      Sendorction

    • E. 

      Induction

  • 9. 
    Which of the following makes a good electrical insulator? Why?
    • A. 

      Glass, because it is slippery and smooth.

    • B. 

      Glass, copper, and wood, because electrons cannot move freely inside them.

    • C. 

      Glass, wood, and plastic, because electrons cannot move freely inside them.

    • D. 

      Copper, because it is sparky.

  • 10. 
    What makes a good electrical conductor? Why?
    • A. 

      Copper, glass, and aluminum, because their electrons can move freely.

    • B. 

      Copper, mercury, and aluminum, because their electrons can move freely.

    • C. 

      Glass, plastic, and cardboard because their electrons cannot move freely.

  • 11. 
    What is static electricity?
    • A. 

      Static, unmoving particles.

    • B. 

      Moving electricity.

    • C. 

      Electric charge at rest; generally produced by friction or induction

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