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. What is the charge on an atomic nucleus?

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

Question 2. Which particle has a negative charge?


Question 3. 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.
The stream will be repelled by the rod.
The stream could be either attracted or repelled by the rod.

Question 4. Which statement is correct?

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

Question 5. 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.

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