static electricity

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10 questions
• Q1
When you rub one material, such as a balloon, against another material, such as your hair, electrons are transferred from the atoms of the balloons to the atoms of your hair. Then, you have static electricity! Your hair will
none of these
get wet
Stand on end
fall out
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• Q2
An electron is lost, or transferred, to another atom, the original atom has a net ________ charge
positive
none of these
neutral
negative
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• Q3
One of the easiest ways to move electrons from one material to another is by rubbing them together. This rubbing creates an electron transfer from one material to another. Say you rub a balloon against a wall. The end result is that the balloon has a net negative charge, while the wall has a net positive charge because it lost __________ to the balloon.
electrons
neutrons
nuclei
protons
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• Q4
When we rub a balloon against a wall and create that electron transfer, we have a buildup of negative charge on the balloon and positive charge on the wall. This makes the balloon stick to the wall! Why? Because opposite charges ____________ .
none of these
repel
attract
fall apart
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• Q5
When you walk across a carpet (in wool socks especially) you will transfer electrons from the carpet to your socks. These electrons spread out over the surface of your body, so now you have a net negative charge! Then when you touch the door knob, you ________ from the static electricity you generated!
feel warm
feel happy
feel wet
feel a shock
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• Q6
____________ is a device used to detectearthquake
seismograph
barometer
richter scale
seismogram
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• Q7
An electroscope detects
only positive charges
both positive and negative charges
only negative charges
only neutrons
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• Q8
Electric discharge between clouds or clouds and the grounds is called
charge
earthquake
thunder
lightning
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• Q9
The point of origin of the earthquake is called
epicenter
mantle
focus
crust
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• Q10
If a charged body attracts another body,the charge on the other body
must be zero
must be positive
may be positive , negative or zero
must be negative
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