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Basics of Electricity & Magnetism Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The spacing of the field lines:

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Question 2 2. Magnetic domains are:

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Question 3 3. The _______ going into a transformer is equal to the _______ going out of the transformer.

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Question 4 4. In a transformer, the ratio between the primary voltage and the secondary voltage is equal to:

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Question 5 5. Electromagnetic induction was discovered by

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

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Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT necessary for something to be magnetic?

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Question 8 8. Fill in the blanks: Stationary charges produce _____ fields; moving charges produce _____ fields.

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Question 9 9. When using Coulomb's law, increasing the charge on one particle by a factor of 2 while leaving all other factors the same will:

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Question 10 10. Decreasing the charge on both particles by a factor of 1/2 while decreasing the distance by a factor of 1/2 will:

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Question 11 11. Which is true about current in a parallel circuit?

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Question 12 12. Which best describes Ohm's Law?

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Question 13 13. What is the difference between series and parallel circuits?

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Question 14 14. Which is true about voltage in a series circuit?

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Question 15 15. Lightning does not involve:

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Question 16 16. How does friction cause static electricity?

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Question 17 17. Current is equal to:

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Question 18 18. Voltage is equal to:

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Question 19 19. An object becomes electrically charged when:

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Question 20 20. Materials that are easily positively charged:

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Question 21 21. Electric potential is analogous to _____ potential because it describes a particles potential energy solely as a function of its location in a energy field.

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Question 22 22. What units are used to describe electric potential difference?

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Question 23 23. Which of the following explains why electromagnets work?

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Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT an application of electromagnets?

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Question 25 25. The two types of current are:

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Question 26 26. The transfer of electrical energy through a conductor:

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Question 27 27. The direction of a magnetic field is:

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Question 28 28. Mutual inductance is:

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Question 29 29. Which best describes electromagnetic induction?

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Question 30 30. Which of the following does NOT describe a feature of a magnet?

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Basics of Electricity & Magnetism Chapter Exam Instructions

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