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Potential and Capacitance in Physics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Voltage is equal to:

Question 2 2. A long, conductive cylinder has a charge of 0.2 coulombs per meter, and a radius of 0.04 meters. What is the electric potential at a radius of 0.1 meters away from the center of the cylinder?

Question 3 3. Batteries convert _____ energy into electrical energy to generate _____.

Question 4 4. A 3 coulomb charge is placed inside a 6 N/C electric field. What force will the charge feel?

Question 5 5. At its most basic, what defines a capacitor?

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Question 6 6. What is electric potential?

Question 7 7. How do we know objects have electric potential energy?

Question 8 8. How common are capacitors?

Question 9 9. Where is the zero of potential?

Question 10 10. Two parallel plates, one positively charged, one negatively charged, have a uniform electric field between them. (The field lines point from positive to negative.) Where between the plates is the electric potential greatest?

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Question 11 11. Electrons from a battery flow through an electric circuit from the _____ to the _____.

Question 12 12. Generators use _____ to push electrons through a wire.

Question 13 13. What is the definition of a capacitor?

Question 14 14. What is the electric potential difference between the two terminals of a 12 volt battery?

Question 15 15. Generators are used to generate voltage in what type of power plant?

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Question 16 16. Two collections of electrons with the same charge density but with different amounts of charge will _____.

Question 17 17. A parallel plate capacitor is connected to an 8-volt battery and stores 0.0001 coulombs of charge. What is the capacitance of the capacitor?

Question 18 18. With electric field lines, stronger electric fields are represented how?

Question 19 19. What is the potential difference between two points in a uniform 5 N/C electric field, if the points are 0.1 meters apart?

Question 20 20. If the voltage is increased:

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Question 21 21. Work is _____.

Question 22 22. What does Gauss' Law allow you to do?

Question 23 23. Fill in the blank: Inside a conducting charged sphere, as you move towards the center, the electric potential ___________.

Question 24 24. What is electric potential energy?

Question 25 25. All voltage sources:

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Question 26 26. What is electric potential?

Question 27 27. What is capacitance?

Question 28 28. Resistance is equal to:

Question 29 29. If you separate two charged particles, what will happen to their electric potential energy relative to each other?

Question 30 30. A parallel plate capacitor has a surface area of 1 meter squared, and a distance of 0.1 meters between the plates. If there is a vacuum in the space between the plates, what is the capacitance of the capacitor? (The permittivity of free space is 8.854 x 10^-12)

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