Snapquiz - Static Electricity

This is the Snapquiz on Static Electricity. Click here or use the embedded video if you haven't watched the lesson yet.

Question 1. How does a photocopier rely on static charge?

The charge attracts tiny particles of toner.
The charge drives the motors.
The charge moves the paper.
The charge powers the light.

Question 2. What is the charge on an atomic nucleus?

Always positive.
Always negative.
Zero overall charge.
It varies, from element to element.

Question 3. Which particle has a positive charge?


Question 4. Why does a Van de Graaff generator make your hair stand up?

When you touch it you get charged up with electrons, which all then repel each other.
When you touch it your positive charge repels the negative charges.
When you touch it you earth it so the electrons can escape.
When you touch it you get a shock.

Question 5. Which statement is correct?

Like charges attract.
Like charges do nothing.
Opposite charges repel.
Opposite charges attract.

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