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

The stream will be attracted by the rod.
Nothing.
The stream could be either attracted or repelled by the rod.
The stream will be repelled by the rod.


Question 2. Which particle has a positive charge?

Proton.
Photon.
Electron.
Neutron.


Question 3. Which particle has a negative charge?

Neutron.
Electron.
Proton.
Photon.


Question 4. When we build up a static charge by rubbing two insulators together, which particles are torn from one surface by the other surface?

Electrons.
Neutrons.
Photons.
Protons.


Question 5. What is the charge on an atomic nucleus?

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


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