Physics Practice Test – Electric Charges (Questions with Answers and Explanations)

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1. 


A negatively charged rod is held close to an uncharged metal ball on an insulating stand. The ball will ______ (WASSCE 2008)

A. be negatively charged
B. be positively charged
C. have an excess of negative charges on the side nearest the rod.
D. have an excess of positive charges on the side nearest the rod.

2. 


If an ebonite rod is rubbed with fur, it is true that ______ (JAMB 2020)

A. the fur will acquire positive charges while the rod will acquire negative charges
B. the fur will acquire negative charges while the rod wilt acquire positive charges
C. both the fur and the rod will acquire positive charges
D. both the fur and the rod will acquire negative charges

3. 


A positively charged glass rod is placed near the cap of a positively charged electroscope. The divergence of the leaf is observed to ___ (WASSCE 2010)

A. decreases
B. increases
C. remain the same
D. increase and collapse immediately.

4. 


Which of the figures below shows the correct distribution of charges on an isolated positively charged hollow metal?

5. 


If negative charges are induce on an electroscope and a positively charged rod is brought near the cap of the electroscope, the leaves will _____ (JAMB 2009)

A. close up   
B. become positively charged
C. become negatively charged
D. open further

 

 

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