Login

Physics Right-Hand Rule: Definition & Practice

Instructions:

Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

What is the basic principle of the right hand rules?

Start Your Free Trial To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 55,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Free 5-day trial
It only takes a few minutes to set up and you can cancel at any time.
Already registered? Login here for access

1. What is the relationship between magnetic force, magnetic fields, and currents?

2. In the first right hand rule, what basic gesture are you making?

Start your free trial to access this entire worksheet
A premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

This printable worksheet and quiz will measure your understanding of the right hand rule in physics. The multiple-choice quiz questions will test your understanding of the rule and its applications.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With this quiz, you'll be tested on the following:

  • The basic principle of the right hand rule
  • The relationship between magnetic fields, currents and magnetic force
  • The gesture you make in the first right hand rule
  • How to apply the first and second right hand rules to a real-life example

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of the right hand rule in physics to identify the basic gesture it involves
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related right hand rule lesson
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve right hand rule practice problems

Additional Learning

Review the lesson called Physics Right-Hand Rule: Definition & Practice to learn more about the right hand rule and work on the following objectives:

  • Identify the direction of magnetic force
  • Differentiate between the first right hand rule one and the second right hand rule
  • Understand how this concept works only with positive electric charge
Support