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Lesson: Electric Fields

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Q1:

Which diagram correctly shows the electric field lines of a negative charge that is not moving?

  • A(a)
  • B(b)
  • C(d)
  • D(c)

Q2:

The diagram shows the electric field created by a pair of parallel charged plates. The red plate represents the positively charged plate and the blue plate represents the negatively charged plate. At which of the points 𝑃 , 𝑅 , or 𝑆 is the electric field strongest?

  • AThe electric field has the same strength at each point.
  • B 𝑃
  • C 𝑆
  • D 𝑅

Q3:

Imagine a very wide flat sheet of metal that has a net positive electric charge. Which of the diagrams correctly shows the field lines for the electric field above the sheet of metal?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Q4:

The diagram shows the electric field produced by two parallel charged plates.

If a particle with a positive electric charge is placed at point 𝑃 , in which direction will it move?

  • ADownward
  • BUpward
  • CTo the left
  • DTo the right

If a particle with a negative electric charge is placed at point 𝑆 , in which direction will it move?

  • AUpward
  • BDownward
  • CTo the left
  • DTo the right

Q5:

The diagram shows the electric fields around two point charges that are not moving. Which charge has the greater magnitude?

  • A(a)
  • B(b)

Q6:

The diagram shows the electric field lines of two point charges that are close to each other. Does the diagram show two equal charges or two opposite charges?

  • ATwo opposite charges
  • BTwo equal charges

Q7:

The diagram shows the electric field produced by a negatively charged metal sphere. If a positively charged particle is placed at the point 𝑃 , in which direction will it move?

  • AToward the metal sphere
  • BAway from point 𝑅
  • CAway from the metal sphere
  • DToward point 𝑆
  • EToward point 𝑅

Q8:

Which diagram correctly shows the electric field lines of a positive charge that is not moving?

  • A(d)
  • B(a)
  • C(c)
  • D(b)

Q9:

Imagine 2 wide flat sheets of metal that are close to each other. One is positively charged and the other is negatively charged. Which of the diagrams correctly shows the field lines of the electric field between the two sheets of metal? Red represents the positive charge and blue represents the negative charge.

  • A(d)
  • B(a)
  • C(c)
  • D(b)

Q10:

The diagram shows two charged parallel plates. Red represents positive charge and blue represents negative charge. If a particle with a charge of 3 mC is placed at point 𝑃 , which plate will it move toward?

  • AThe positive plate
  • BThe negative plate

Q11:

Imagine a very wide flat sheet of metal that has a net negative charge. Which of the diagrams correctly shows the field lines for the electric field above the sheet of metal?

  • A(d)
  • B(a)
  • C(c)
  • D(b)

Q12:

The diagram shows the electric field around a charge. At which point on the diagram, P, R, or S, is the electric field strongest?

  • AP
  • BR
  • CS
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