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


Question 2. Which particle has a negative charge?


Question 3. What effect will a positively charged plate have on a stream of alpha particles?

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

Question 4. 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 5. Which statement is correct?

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

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