Physics Questions - Module #24

  1. A magnetic field runs from the top of this page down to the bottom of this page. An electron is fired from left to right across the page. The electron is ___ by the magnetic field.
    1. Indifferent to
    2. attracted by
    3. repelled by
    4. attracted then repelled by
    5. deflected out of the plane of the page
    6. made to move in square patterns

  2. A small piece of metal is attracted to a large magnet. The magnet is attracted to the small piece of metal with a force that is ____ compared to the force with which the metal is attracted to the magnet.
    1. zero
    2. infinite
    3. very large
    4. very small
    5. the same
    6. similar but not the same

  3. A proton is travelling almost but not quite parallel to a magnetic field. An electron is travelling perpendicular to the same magnetic field. The force on the electron is ____ compared to the force on the proton.
    1. zero
    2. infinite
    3. large
    4. small
    5. the same
    6. similar but not the same

  4. Magnetism is caused by
    1. magnetons
    2. magneticians
    3. pieces of iron
    4. pieces of gold
    5. pieces of copper
    6. moving magnetic charges
    7. moving electric charges

  5. Some of the planets in our Solar system have magnetic fields. The likely cause of these magnetic fields is
    1. a reflection of the Sun's magnetic field
    2. magnetons
    3. magneticians
    4. moving magnetic charges in the core of the planets
    5. moving magnetic charges in the atmosphere of the planets
    6. moving electric charges in the core of the planets
    7. pieces of iron on the planets
    8. pieces of gold on the planets
    9. pieces of copper on the planets

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