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Mini-Quiz: Electric Charge

by Ron Kurtus (updated 20 October 2019)

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

1. Which sub-atomic particle has no electric charge?

They all have electric charges


The neutron

2. Why does the electric field flow from (+) to (−)?

Because (+) is bigger than (−)

It is just a convention that scientists agreed upon

It's just there

3. Why do things stick together in static electricity?

They only stick if one is made of matter and the other is made of anti-matter

The (+) charges on one material attract the (−) charges on the other object

Like charges attract

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Physics. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

Be good at taking tests

Resources and references

Ron Kurtus' Credentials


Electric charge and Coulomb's law - From Boston University lecture notes

Electric Charge - Wikipedia

DC and AC Electricity Resources

Physics Resources


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Schaum's Outline of Basic Electricity by Milton Gussow; McGraw-Hill Trade; (1983) $18.95 - Explanations of aspects of electricity with sample problems and solutions

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