Electric Field Lines Quiz

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Electric Field Lines Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Field lines start on positive charges and end on negative charges.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    When drawing field lines, the lines should always cross.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Electric field lines are used to describe the electric field around a charged object.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When two equally charged plates are placed over one another the field lines between them are completely straight and not evenly spaced.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Some organisms produce electric fields.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    In electrostatic representations electric field lines start on ________ charges and end on _______ charges.
  • 7. 
    The electric field is _____ at the midpoint of two equally charged particles.
  • 8. 
    The magnitude of the electric field between two equally charged plates is directly ___________ to the charge per unit.
  • 9. 
    When a test charge is placed between two equally charged plates the charge is _______ by the upper plate and _________ to the lower plate.
  • 10. 
    The number of lines leaving a positive charge or approaching a negative charge is proportional to the _________ of the charge.
  • 11. 
    Name an animal in nature who would use electric fields to survive in nature. How would they use this field?
  • 12. 
    In the diagram below which particle has a negative charge and which one has a positive charge? Why?
  • 13. 
    Draw the field lines between two equally charged plates.