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# Static ElectricityGeneral Science Teaching Exams

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Question1) Electric current originates from which part of an atom?

A. nucleus

B. entire atom acting as a unit

C. positively charged protons

D. negatively charged electrons

Option- ['A', 'B', 'C', 'D']

Explaination: negatively charged electrons

Question2) Which of the following is true of electrical forces?

A. Like charges attract, unlike charges repel.

B. Electrical forces are produced by electrical charges.

C. Positive and negative charges can combine to produce the third type

D. Electrical forces are weaker than gravitational forces

Option- ['A', 'B', 'C', 'D']

Explaination: Electrical forces are produced by electrical charges.

Question3) How can the electric charge be established?

A. Electrons can be removed from atoms and accumulated to produce a negative charge.

B. Atoms from which electrons have been removed produce a positive electric charge.

C. Both A and B.

D. Neither A nor B.

Option- ['A', 'B', 'C', 'D']

Explaination: Electrons can be removed from atoms and accumulated to produce a negative charge.

Atoms from which electrons have been removed produce a positive electric charge.

Question4) When a person combs her hair, static electricity is sometimes generated by what process?

A. Friction between the comb and hair transfers electrons.

B. Induction between the comb and hair.

C. Deduction between the comb and hair.

D. Contact between the comb and hair results in a charge.

Option- ['A', 'B', 'C', 'D']

Explaination: Friction between the comb and hair transfers electrons.

Question5) The resistance of the wire varies inversely as:

A. Area of cross section

B. Resistivity

C. Length

D. Temperature

Option- ['A', 'B', 'C', 'D']

Explaination: Area of cross section

Question6) Voltage is a form of:

A. Kinetic energy

B. Potential energy

C. both Potential and Kinetic energy

D. None of the above

Option- ['A', 'B', 'C', 'D']

Explaination: Potential energy

Question7) The ratio of voltage and electrical current in a closed circuit:

A. Decreases

B. Increases

C. Remains constant

D. Varies

Option- ['A', 'B', 'C', 'D']

Explaination: Remains constant

Question8) The curve representing Ohms law is a:

A. Linear

B. cosine function

C. Parabola

D. Hyperbola

Option- ['A', 'B', 'C', 'D']

Explaination: Linear

Question9) Ohm’s law states which relationship between electrical quantities?

A. volts = current times the resistance

B. volts = current divided by amps

C. volts = coulombs divided by charge

D. volts = resistance times charge

Option- ['A', 'B', 'C', 'D']