# Static Electricity Trivia Quiz: 6th Grade Science

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• 1.
What are the small particles called that make up matter?
• A.

Charges

• B.

Electrons

• C.

Atoms

• D.

Protons

• 2.
Why are protons and electrons attracted to each other?
• A.

Protons have positive charge and electrons have a negative charge.

• B.

Protons have a negative charge and electrons have a positive charge.

• C.

Protons and electrons are both positively charged.

• D.

Protons and electrons are both negatively charged.

• 3.
Why is it important that the electrons and protons are attracted to each other?
• A.

The attraction determines the size of the atom.

• B.

The attraction keeps the electrons from flying away from the nucleus.

• C.

The attraction determines the size of the nucleus.

• D.

The attraction determines the charge of the atom.

• 4.
The size of the electric force depends upon which two things?
• A.

The amount of each charge and the size of the electric field.

• B.

The distance between the charges and the size of the electric field.

• C.

The number of protons and the distance between the charges.

• D.

The amount of each charge and the distance between the charges.

• 5.
What method is involved when charges in an uncharged metal object are rearranged without direct contact with the charged object?
• A.

Friction

• B.

Induction

• C.

Convection

• D.

Conduction

• 6.
Which of the following is positiely charged?
• A.

Proton

• B.

Neutron

• C.

Electron

• D.

Atom

• 7.
Which of the following is NOT an insulator?
• A.

Air

• B.

Wood

• C.

Glass

• D.

Cooper

• 8.
The method of charging happens when you rub a ballon on your hair is:
• A.

Friction

• B.

Resistance

• C.

Electric Force

• D.

Static Electricity

• 9.
The force between two objects is called:
• A.

Electrical conductor

• B.

Voltage

• C.

Electric Force

• D.

Electric Field

• 10.
Clothes often stick together because of:
• A.

Friction

• B.

Static Electricity

• C.

Voltage

• D.

Electric Force

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