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Mini-Quiz: Lorentz Force from Magnetic Field

by Ron Kurtus (revised 18 September 2016)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. Why is a moving electron affected by a magnetic field?

The magnetic field of the electron interacts with the external field

The motion of the electron turns it into a proton

The magnetic field creates and electric field

2. What is the force on a wire carrying current in a magnetic field called?

Right Hand Rule

Newton Force

Lorentz Force

3. What is the direction of the force of an electron moving through a magnetic field?

Just the opposite of that for an electric current

The direction as indicated by the Right Hand Rule

The same direction as the magnetic field

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