Electricity in Physics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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)

Question 2 2. Alternating current:

Question 3 3. If the voltage is increased:

Question 4 4. The potential of a charged particle to do work is _____.

Question 5 5. Electrical energy is conducted through a material by:

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Question 6 6. Materials that make good electrical conductors contain atoms with:

Question 7 7. What is the definition of capacitance?

Question 8 8. Voltage is equal to:

Question 9 9. Do electric field lines show you the direction a positive charge will move? Why or why not?

Question 10 10. What is the main difference between parallel and series circuits?

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Question 11 11. Electrical resistance is caused by:

Question 12 12. Electrons from a battery flow through an electric circuit from the _____ to the _____.

Question 13 13. Which is true about current in a parallel circuit?

Question 14 14. Materials that are easily positively charged:

Question 15 15. Materials that make good electrical insulators contain atoms with:

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Question 16 16. The voltage lost in each light bulb in a series circuit:

Question 17 17. When given the current and resistance, power can be calculated by:

Question 18 18. Two collections of electrons with the same charge density but with different amounts of charge will _____.

Question 19 19. Which best describes Ohm's Law?

Question 20 20. 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 21 21. Where is the zero of potential?

Question 22 22. Voltage is the measure of _____.

Question 23 23. The total current through a parallel circuit:

Question 24 24. An atom becomes a negative ion when:

Question 25 25. RC circuits are unique because

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Question 26 26. What is the electric potential difference between the two terminals of a 12 volt battery?

Question 27 27. The two types of current are:

Question 28 28. In a parallel circuit, the branches

Question 29 29. Which is NOT true about resistors?

Question 30 30. According to Kirchhoff's first rule, which of the following is true about current as it leaves a circuit junction?

Electricity in Physics Chapter Exam Instructions

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