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Electrical Forces and Fields in Physics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. An object becomes electrically charged when:

Question 2 2. Electrical energy is conducted through a material by:

Question 3 3. A metal, conducting cylinder of length 0.25 meters contains a total charge of 0.5 coulombs. Use Gauss' Law to find the electric field strength at a radius of 0.1 meters from the cylinder, assuming the cylinder has a radius less than 0.1 meters.

Question 4 4. How can Gauss' Law be described in terms of variables/equations?

Question 5 5. What is electric flux a measure of?

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Question 6 6. Decreasing the charge on both particles by a factor of 2 while decreasing the distance by a factor of 2 will:

Question 7 7. Algebraically, what is the flux equal to?

Question 8 8. Increasing the charge on both particles by a factor of 2 while decreasing the distance by a factor of 2 will:

Question 9 9. Conductivity is:

Question 10 10. Decreasing the charge on both particles by a factor of 2 while leaving all other factors the same will:

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Question 11 11. The strength of the force between charged particles is dependent on:

Question 12 12. Objects with similar charges _____, and objects with opposite charges _____.

Question 13 13. An atom becomes a negative ion when:

Question 14 14. In the diagram of an electric force field, the spacing of the field lines:

Question 15 15. Increasing the charge on one particle by a factor of 2 while leaving all other factors the same will:

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Question 16 16. Materials that are easily positively charged:

Question 17 17. What is Gauss' Law?

Question 18 18. In the diagram of an electric force field, the field lines represent:

Question 19 19. An example of a good conductor is:

Question 20 20. Materials that make good electrical insulators contain atoms with:

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Question 21 21. What particles in an atom have an electric charge?

Question 22 22. Increasing the distance between particles by a factor of 2 while leaving all other factors the same will:

Question 23 23. Materials that make good electrical conductors contain atoms with:

Question 24 24. An electric force field:

Question 25 25. In the diagram of an electric force field, field lines pointing in:

Electrical Forces and Fields in Physics Chapter Exam Instructions

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