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

Question 2. If you hold a charged plastic rod near a stream of water from a tap, what will happen?

The stream could be either attracted or repelled by the rod.
The stream will be repelled by the rod.
The stream will be attracted by the rod.

Question 3. Which particle has a negative charge?


Question 4. What is the charge on an atomic nucleus?

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

Question 5. Which statement is correct?

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

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