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. Which particle has a positive charge?


Question 2. How does a photocopier rely on static charge?

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

Question 3. What is the charge on an atomic nucleus?

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

Question 4. What effect will a positively charged plate have on a stream of alpha particles?

They'll be attracted by it.
No effect.
They'll be repelled by it.
They could be either repelled or attracted by it, because they might have different charges.

Question 5. Which material won't build up a static charge by rubbing it against an insulator?


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