Electrostatics Review Questions

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```					ELECTROSTATICS
REVIEW QUESTIONS
The gravitational force is
________________than
the electrical force.
If an object gains
electrons it has a
____charge.
The only atomic particle
that can move from one
object to another is the
___________ and it has a
____________charge.
If an atom has equal
numbers of protons and
electrons it is said to be
_____________.
The unit for charge is the
______________.
The relationship between force
and the distance between
charges is
_________________.

Hint: When the distance
decreases, the force
A _________________ is
a device used for
determining the charge on
an object.
Once a charge that has
gained electric potential
energy is released, the
potential energy is converted
to ______________ energy.
Electric potential is
measured in _________.
An atom that has gained
or lost an electron is
called a
________________.
_____________occurs when
the charges within a neutral
object are separated causing
one side of the object to be
positive and one side to be
negative.
The space around an
electric charge is called
an ____________.
Electric field lines point
_______ from a positive
charge.
Materials that allow
charge to move freely are
called
__________________.
Two examples of
conductors include:
Touching the ground to
eliminate excess charge is
called ________.
Charging a neutral object
by touching it with a
charged object is called
charging by ________.
The study of electric
charges is called
____________.
Like charges __________
and unlike charges
__________________.
If an object has a positive
charge is has
_______electrons than
protons.
When an object is
charged by friction,
_________ are
_________from one
object to another.
Materials in which charge
does not move easily are
called
_____________________.
Two examples of
insulators are:
Electric potential energy is
measured in _______.
The electric field is a
_________quantity
because it has ________
and direction.
Electric field strength is
measured in _____.
An electric charge gains energy
when _______is done on the
charge.

Hint: This is done when the
charge is moved against the
electric field.

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