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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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