Atomic Theory And Static Electricity

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Atomic Theory And Static Electricity

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All matter (solids, liquids and gasses) are made of these units?
    • A. 

      Lego blocks

    • B. 

      Cells

    • C. 

      Atoms

    • D. 

      Water

  • 2. 
    What are the negative parts of an atom called?
    • A. 

      Protons

    • B. 

      Neutrons

    • C. 

      Electrons

    • D. 

      Plutons

  • 3. 
    What are the positive parts of an atom called?
    • A. 

      Protons

    • B. 

      Neutrons

    • C. 

      Electrons

    • D. 

      Positrons

  • 4. 
    Where are electrons found?
    • A. 

      Inside the nucleus

    • B. 

      Inside the neutrons

    • C. 

      Inside the protons

    • D. 

      Outside the nucleus

  • 5. 
    How can atoms acquire a charge?
    • A. 

      By gaining or losing electrons

    • B. 

      By gaining or losing protons

    • C. 

      By gaining or losing neutrons

    • D. 

      Atoms cannot acquire a charge

  • 6. 
    What is the name of the center of the atom?
    • A. 

      Middle

    • B. 

      Core

    • C. 

      Nucleolus

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 7. 
    What do you call an atom that has an electrical charge?
    • A. 

      Ion

    • B. 

      Molecule

    • C. 

      Compound

    • D. 

      Metal

  • 8. 
    A negatively charged object will be attracted to ....
    • A. 

      Another negatively charged object

    • B. 

      A positively charged object

    • C. 

      A neutral object

    • D. 

      Both B and C are correct

  • 9. 
    How can you see an atom?
    • A. 

      With a magnifying glass

    • B. 

      With a microscope

    • C. 

      With a telescope

    • D. 

      You cannot see an atom

  • 10. 
    An atom of carbon and an atom of gold are ....
    • A. 

      Same

    • B. 

      Different

  • 11. 
    What is static electricity?
    • A. 

      The buildup of atoms on a material

    • B. 

      The destruction of many atoms at once

    • C. 

      A collision of atoms

    • D. 

      The buildup of electric charges on a material

  • 12. 
    What can static electricity cause?
    • A. 

      El Nino

    • B. 

      Sparks, shocks and lightning

    • C. 

      Diseases

    • D. 

      Rain

  • 13. 
    Which conditions support the formation of static electricity?
    • A. 

      Dry air with high humidity

    • B. 

      Dry air with low humidity

    • C. 

      Damp air with high humidity

    • D. 

      Damp air with low humidity

  • 14. 
    What is lightning?
    • A. 

      Very heavy rain exploding

    • B. 

      Protons moving from cloud to cloud

    • C. 

      Electrons moving between a cloud and the ground

    • D. 

      Atoms falling from the sky at an extremely rapid rate

  • 15. 
    Who is pictured below?
    • A. 

      Isaac Newton

    • B. 

      Albert Einstein

    • C. 

      Aristotle

    • D. 

      Benjamin Franklin

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