# Static Electricity: Quiz

### Description

This quiz tests knowledge learnt in the mind map on static electricity, and the corresponding notes and flash cards on electric charge, electric fields, point discharge, gold leaf electroscopes, and Coulombs law. It is aimed at a leaving certificate student or someone with an interest in static electricity who wishes to test their knowledge of the topic.
Quiz by alex.examtime9373, updated more than 1 year ago Created by alex.examtime9373 almost 10 years ago
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## Resource summary

### Question 1

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What is the unit of electric charge
• Newton
• Coulomb
• Newton/ Coulomb
• Volt
• Watt

### Question 2

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Rubbing a Perspex rod with a cotton cloth causes the rod to become positively charged.
• True
• False

### Question 3

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An insulator is a substance through which electric charge can flow.
• True
• False

### Question 4

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Which of the following materials are conductors?
• Glass
• Metal
• Plastic
• Electrolytes

### Question 5

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Where does static charge reside on a conductor?
• The inside of a conductor
• Where the conductor is most pointed
• It depends on whether the conductor is negatively or positively charged

### Question 6

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What instrument is used to demonstrate point discharge?
• Van de Graaff generator
• Gold leaf electroscope
• Electricity running through a container of oil and semolina

### Question 7

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According to Coulomb's Law, the electrostatic force between two charges increases when the distance between them is increased.
• True
• False

### Question 8

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What is the formula for electric field strength?
• Electrostatic force x charge
• Electrostatic force x distance
• Electrostatic force/ distance
• Electrostatic force/ charge

### Question 9

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Calculate the electric field strength at a point where a 6 C charge experiences a 3 N force.
• 18 N C
• 0.5 N/C
• 2 N/C
• 2 C/N

### Question 10

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For an object to be charged by induction, the conductor must be touched with the charged object.
• True
• False

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