Electric Fields: Definition & Examples


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Select the correct image of the electric field between two unlike charges.

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1. What happens when two like charges are placed near each other?

2. Two charged objects exert forces on each other. The sizes of both forces will increase if which of these happens?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessments on electrical fields will test you on what an electric field looks like, where they're located, and what they do.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Specific topics these assets address include:

  • How like and different charges interact with each other
  • How force is affected by the interaction of charges
  • The physical location of an electrical field

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you can draw the most important information about the physical location of an electrical field from the related lesson on electric fields
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a real life phenomenon related to electrical fields
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what happens when like charges interact with each other

Additional Learning

With the help of the lesson called Electric Fields: Definition & Examples, you will be able to get more details on this subject. Objectives this lesson goes over are:

  • Define the concept of electric fields
  • Detail the physical representation of these fields
  • Differentiate between static and dynamic fields
  • Understand how electric fields affect properties such as force