How Magnetic Forces Affect Moving Charges


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A magnetic field cannot exert a force on a charged particle unless:

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1. A charged particle will experience the maximum force:

2. A magnetic field exerts a force on a charged particle:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will test you on definitions related to moving charges and magnetic forces. The questions will ask you to complete the sentence with the proper term.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on the following definitions:

  • Magnetic fields
  • Charged particles
  • Maximum force
  • Direction of a force

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you with these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related moving charges lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of moving charges
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about magnetic forces in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding moving charges and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Complete the quiz and then head over to the related lesson How Magnetic Forces Affect Moving Charges. The lesson will cover the following topics:

  • Exploring charged particles
  • Understanding the relation of particles with magnetic fields
  • Detailing the direction of particles and forces
  • Relating the strength of a force with the magnitude of a charge
  • Characterizing the factors affecting the strength of a field