Electricity Ad Magnetism

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Electricity Quizzes & Trivia

8th grade electricity and magnetism vocabulary quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a property that causes subatomic particles such as protons and electrons to attract and repel each other?
    • A. 

      Electric field

    • B. 

      Electric force

    • C. 

      Electric charge

  • 2. 
    When charges move from one object to another
    • A. 

      Parallel circuit

    • B. 

      Discharge

    • C. 

      Voltage

  • 3. 
    Opposition to the flow of charges in material is called?
    • A. 

      Voltage

    • B. 

      Series circuit

    • C. 

      Resistance

  • 4. 
    What do you call materials in which charges flow easily?
    • A. 

      Conductor

    • B. 

      Static electricity

    • C. 

      Magnetic field

  • 5. 
    What is the force of attraction or repulsion between electrically charged objects that can be positive or negative?
    • A. 

      Magnetic force

    • B. 

      Electric force

    • C. 

      Electric field

  • 6. 
    What do you call  the regions where the magnetic force is the strongest?
    • A. 

      Magnetic poles

    • B. 

      Magnetic fields

    • C. 

      Electric current

  • 7. 
    What do you call the study of behavior of electric charges, including how change is transferred between objects, or the temporary build up of charges?
    • A. 

      Conductor

    • B. 

      Electric field

    • C. 

      Electric current

  • 8. 
    What is the difference in electrical potential energy between two places in an electrical field?
    • A. 

      Voltage

    • B. 

      Resistance

    • C. 

      Discharge

  • 9. 
    What do you call the effect an electrical charge has on other charges in the space?
    • A. 

      Electric charge

    • B. 

      Electric current

    • C. 

      Electric field

  • 10. 
    The material that can be magnetized because it contains magnetic domains is called what?
    • A. 

      Insulator

    • B. 

      Conductor

    • C. 

      Ferromagnetic material

  • 11. 
    This is the complete path through which a charge can flow.
    • A. 

      Electric circuit

    • B. 

      Conductor

    • C. 

      Magnetic field

  • 12. 
    What do you call a force that a magnet exerts on another magnet, iron or similar material?
    • A. 

      Magnetic poles

    • B. 

      Magnetic force

    • C. 

      Magnetic field

  • 13. 
    This is known as the effect an electrical charge has on other charges in the space around it.
    • A. 

      Magnetic field

    • B. 

      Resistance

    • C. 

      Electric field

  • 14. 
    What do you call the material where charges can't flow easily?
    • A. 

      Insulator

    • B. 

      Conductor

    • C. 

      A big butt head

  • 15. 
    This is what surrounds a magnet and can exert magnetic forces.
    • A. 

      Magnetic poles

    • B. 

      Resistance

    • C. 

      Magnetic fields

  • 16. 
    What are 3 resistance factors?
    • A. 

      Thickness, length, temperature

    • B. 

      Weight, density, height

    • C. 

      Taylor swift, lady gaga, train