Gravitational & Electric Forces: Similarities & Differences


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Which of these statements about gravitational and electric forces is correct?

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1. Who discovered the Law of Universal Gravitation?

2. Which of these is a difference between gravitational and electric forces?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this helpful quiz and worksheet, you can quickly assess your knowledge of gravitational and electric forces, including how they are different. There are five short multiple-choice questions in the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will confirm your knowledge of the following:

  • Facts about gravitational and electric forces
  • Person who discovered the Law of Universal Gravitation
  • Difference between gravitational and electric forces
  • When Coulomb's Law can be used

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about gravitational and electric forces
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about Coulomb's Law and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding who discovered the Law of Universal Gravitation

Additional Learning

To get an even better understanding of this subject, check out the related lesson titled Gravitational & Electric Forces: Similarities & Differences. Here are some of the topics you'll find in this lesson:

  • Similarities between different laws
  • An equation for calculating the universal gravitation constant
  • What determines if electric forces are attractive or repulsive