Calculating the Work Done on a Point Charge to Move it Through an Electric Field

  • 1.

    Calculate the work done on a point charge of 1.0 mC to move it through a distance of 5.0 m in the direction of a uniform electric field of 1.0 N/C.

    Answers:

    • 5 mJ

    • 1.0 mJ

    • -1.0 mJ

    • -5.0 mJ

  • 2.

    A point charge of 5.0 C is moved through a distance of 4.0 m in the opposite direction of a uniform electric field of 4.0 N/C. Determine the work done in moving the charge.

    Answers:

    • 80 J

    • 20 J

    • -20 J

    • -80 J

  • 3.

    There is a uniform electric field of 12.0 N/C. A point charge of -5.00 mC is moved through a distance of 20.0 m in the direction of the electric field. Compute the work done in moving the charge.

    Answers:

    • 1.20 J

    • 2.40 J

    • -2.40 J

    • -1.20 J

  • 4.

    What amount of work has to be done in moving a proton through a distance of 10.0 m in the direction of a uniform electric field of 5.00 N/C?

    Answers:

    • -100 eV

    • -50.0 eV

    • 50.0 eV

    • 100 eV

  • 5.

    Find the work done in moving a point charge of 12.0 mC through a distance of 12.0 m in the opposite direction of a uniform electric field of 25.0 N/C.

    Answers:

    • 3.60 J

    • -3.60 J

    • -1.44 J

    • 1.44 J

  • 6.

    An electron is moved through a distance of 8.00 m in the direction of a uniform electric field of 0.250 N/C. Compute the work done in moving the electron.

    Answers:

    • -2.00 eV

    • -1.00 eV

    • 2.00 eV

    • 1.00 eV

  • 7.

    Determine the work to be done if a point charge of -200 mC is moved through a distance of 1.50 m in the opposite direction of a uniform electric field of 15.0 N/C.

    Answers:

    • -0.300 J

    • 0.300 J

    • -4.50 J

    • 4.50 J

  • 8.

    If a proton Is moved through a distance of 6.00 m in the opposite direction of a uniform electric field of 20.0 N/C, what amount of work has to be done?

    Answers:

    • 60.0 eV

    • 120 eV

    • -120 eV

    • -60.0 eV

  • 9.

    The magnitude of a uniform electric field is 100 N/C. A point charge of 120 mC is moved in the direction of the electric field through a distance of 5.00 m. Compute the work done in moving the charge.

    Answers:

    • -12.0 J

    • -60.0 J

    • 60.0 J

    • 12.0 J

  • 10.

    The displacement of a point charge of -2.80 mC in the opposite direction of a uniform electric field of 100 N/C is 10.0 m. Calculate the work done in moving the charge.

    Answers:

    • -2.80 J

    • 2.80 J

    • 0.280 J

    • -0.280 J

  • 11.

    Calculate the work done on a point charge of 18.0 mC to move it through a distance of 5.0 m in the direction of a uniform electric field of 10.0 N/C.

    Answers:

    • 9.00 J

    • -9.00 J

    • 0.900 J

    • -0.900 J

  • 12.

    A point charge of 15.0 C is moved through a distance of 10.0 m in the opposite direction of a uniform electric field of 40.0 N/C. Determine the work done in moving the charge.

    Answers:

    • 6.00 kJ

    • 0.600 kJ

    • -6.00 kJ

    • -0.600 kJ

  • 13.

    There is a uniform electric field of 15.0 N/C. A point charge of -10.0 mC is moved through a distance of 50.0 m in the direction of the electric field. Compute the work done in moving the charge.

    Answers:

    • 7.50 J

    • 75.0 J

    • -7.50 J

    • -75.0 J

  • 14.

    What amount of work has to be done in moving a proton through a distance of 30.00 m in the direction of a uniform electric field of 50.00 N/C?

    Answers:

    • 150.0 eV

    • -1500 eV

    • 1500 eV

    • -150.0 eV

  • 15.

    Find the work done in moving a point charge of 16.0 mC through a distance of 5.00 m in the opposite direction of a uniform electric field of 2.00 N/C.

    Answers:

    • -0.320 J

    • 0.320 J

    • -0.160 J

    • 0.160 J

  • 16.

    An electron is moved through a distance of 0.500 m in the direction of a uniform electric field of 0.500 N/C. Compute the work done in moving the electron.

    Answers:

    • 0.0250 eV

    • -0.0250 eV

    • 0.250 eV

    • -2.50 eV

  • 17.

    Determine the work to be done if a point charge of -800 mC is moved through a distance of 2.50 m in the opposite direction of a uniform electric field of 20.0 N/C.

    Answers:

    • 40.0 J

    • 80.0 J

    • -40.0 J

    • -80.0 J

  • 18.

    If a proton Is moved through a distance of 18.0 m in the opposite direction of a uniform electric field of 50.0 N/C, what amount of work has done?

    Answers:

    • -900 eV

    • 900 eV

    • 90.0 eV

    • -90.0 eV

  • 19.

    The magnitude of a uniform electric field is 200 N/C. A point charge of 20.0 mC is moved in the direction of the electric field through a distance of 2.00 m. Compute the work done in moving the charge.

    Answers:

    • -8.00 J

    • 8.00 J

    • 4.00 J

    • -4.00 J

  • 20.

    The displacement of a point charge of -3.50 mC in the opposite direction of a uniform electric field of 10.0 N/C is 100.0 m. Calculate the work done in moving the charge.

    Answers:

    • 35.0 J

    • -3.50 J

    • 3.50 J

    • -35.0 J

  • 21.

    Calculate the work done on a point charge of 1.0 C to move it through a distance of 10 m in the direction of a uniform electric field of 1.5 N/C.

    Answers:

    • 15 J

    • 1.5 J

    • -1.5 J

    • -15 J

  • 22.

    A point charge of -0.40 C is moved through a distance of 5.0 m in the opposite direction of a uniform electric field of 8.0 N/C. Determine the work done in moving the charge.

    Answers:

    • -16 J

    • -1.6 J

    • 16 J

    • 1.6 J

  • 23.

    There is a uniform electric field of 25.0 N/C. A point charge of -6.00 mC is moved through a distance of 10.0 m in the direction of the electric field. Compute the work done in moving the charge.

    Answers:

    • 150 J

    • 1.50 J

    • -1.50 J

    • -150 J

  • 24.

    What amount of work has to be done in moving a proton through a distance of 70.0 m in the direction of a uniform electric field of 1.50 N/C?

    Answers:

    • 105 eV

    • -1.05 eV

    • -105 eV

    • 1.05 eV

  • 25.

    Find the work done in moving a point charge of 36.0 mC through a distance of 3.00 m in the opposite direction of a uniform electric field of 100 N/C.

    Answers:

    • 10.8 J

    • -10.8 J

    • -108 J

    • 108 J

  • 26.

    An electron is moved through a distance of 80.0 m in the direction of a uniform electric field of 0.150 N/C. Compute the work done in moving the electron.

    Answers:

    • -12.0 eV

    • 12.0 eV

    • 120 eV

    • -120 eV

  • 27.

    Determine the work to be done if a point charge of 250 mC is moved through a distance of 1.00 m in the opposite direction of a uniform electric field of 30.0 N/C.

    Answers:

    • 7.50 J

    • -75.0 J

    • -7.50 J

    • 75.0 J

  • 28.

    If a proton is moved through a distance of 16.0 m in the opposite direction of a uniform electric field of 4.00 N/C, what amount of work has to be done?

    Answers:

    • 6.40 eV

    • 64.0 eV

    • -6.40 eV

    • -64.0 eV

  • 29.

    The magnitude of a uniform electric field is 1000 N/C. A point charge of -100 mC is moved in the direction of the electric field through a distance of 2.50 m. Compute the work done in moving the charge.

    Answers:

    • 250 J

    • 25.0 J

    • -250 J

    • -25.0 J

  • 30.

    The displacement of a point charge of -4.80 mC in the opposite direction of a uniform electric field of 200 N/C is 10.0 m. Calculate the work done in moving the charge.

    Answers:

    • -9.60 J

    • 96.0 J

    • 9.60 J

    • -96.0 J

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