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 statement is correct?

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

Question 2. Which particle has a positive charge?


Question 3. What is the charge on an atomic nucleus?

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

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?


Question 5. What effect will a positively charged plate have on a stream of alpha particles?

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

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