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 negative charge?

Electron.
Photon.
Proton.
Neutron.


Question 2. Which material won't build up a static charge by rubbing it against an insulator?

Polythene.
Glass.
Copper.
Rubber.


Question 3. Which statement is correct?

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


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

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


Question 5. Which particle has a positive charge?

Electron.
Neutron.
Photon.
Proton.


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