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Q1) A rocket blasts off from earth on its way to rendezvous with the International Space Station.

Which picture of point char es has a chan e in electrical potential ener y analo ous to the chan e in ravitational potential ener y for the rocket ship!

Q") Which of the followin situations will result in an increase in electric potential ener y! a) #wo like char es are moved closer to ether. b) #wo like char es are moved farther apart. c) #wo opposite char es are moved closer to ether. d) #wo opposite char es are moved farther apart.

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Q%) A char e '()&.* + is moved *.", m horizontally to point - in a re ion where an electric field is 1,* ./+ and directed vertically as shown. Is the chan e in electric potential ener y of the char e positive0 ne ative0 or zero! 1) positive ") ne ative %) zero

Q&) In the fi ure0 a proton moves from point i to point f in a uniform electric field directed as shown. 1oes the electric potential ener y of the proton increase or decrease!

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Q,) When a positive char e moves in the direction of the electric field0 1) ") %) &) ,) the char e increases. the field does work on the char e. the char e does work on the field. the char e ains potential ener y. the char e loses kinetic ener y.

Q2) A char e )' is far away from a char e )Q which is fi3ed in place. As )' moves closer to )Q0 the work done by the electric field is 1) positive. ") ne ative.

%) zero. Q7) #wo test char es are brou ht separately into the vicinity of a char e 4Q. 8irst0 test char e 4q is brou ht to a point a distance r from 4Q. #hen this char e is removed and test char e 9q is brou ht to the same point. #he electrostatic potential ener y of which test char e is reater: 1) 4q ") 9q %) It is the same for both.

Q;) A ne ative char e 9' is moved from position i to position f between the plates of a char ed capacitor as shown. As the test char e 9' was moved from i to f0 the potential ener y 6-5) increased or decreased and the volta e 6<) at the position of the test char e increased or decreased. 1) -5 increased and < decreased. ") -5 decreased and < increased. %) -5 increased and < increased. &) -5 decreased and < decreased. ,) .one of these.
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Q=) #he fi ure below shows three paths alon which we can move positively char ed sphere A closer to positively char ed sphere >0 which is fi3ed in place. 6a) Would sphere A be moved to a hi her or lower electric potential! 6b) Is the work done by the electric field 6due to the second sphere) positive0 ne ative0 or zero! 1) 6a) hi her ") 6a) hi her %) 6a) lower &) 6a) lower ,) 6a) lower 6b) positive 6b) ne ative 6b) positive 6b) ne ative 6b) zero

Q1*) An electron volt is: 1) the force actin on an electron in a field of 1.(+ ") the force re'uired to move an electron 1 meter %) the ener y ained by an electron in movin throu h a potential difference of 1 volt &) the ener y needed to move an electron throu h 1 meter in any electric field ,) the work done when 1 coulomb of char e is moved throu h a potential difference of 1 volt.

Q17)&) -ositive char es will accelerate from a re ion of hi her potential to a re ion of lower potential. 1) true

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Q11) In a certain re ion of space0 the potential is constant. In this same re ion0 then0 the electric field is 1) positive. ") ne ative. %) zero.

Q1") An electron is pushed into an electric field where it ac'uires a 1)< electrical potential. Suppose instead that two electrons are pushed the same distance into the same electric field. #he electrical potential of the two electrons is 1) *.", <. ") *., <. %) 1 <. &) " <. ,) & <.

Q1%) In a certain re ion of space the electric potential increases uniformly from east to west and does not vary in any other direction. #he electric field: 1) points east and varies with position ") points east and does not vary with position %) points west and varies with position &) points west and does not vary with position ,) points north and does not vary with position

Q1&) #wo point char es are each near another point char e 4Q. +har e 4q is a distance r from 4Q. +har e 4"q is a distance "r from 4Q. +ompared with the electrostatic potential of the 4q char e at A0 that of the 4"q char e at B is 1) reater ") smaller %) the same

Q1,) A beam of electrons is deflected as it moves between oppositely char ed parallel plates. Which plate is at the hi her potential! 1) #he upper plate. ") #he lower plate. %) #hey are at the same potential.

Q12) A point char e is placed in an electric field that varies with location. .o force is e3erted on this char e: 1) at locations where the potential is zero. ") if the char e is movin alon an e'uipotential line. %) if the char e is movin perpendicular to an e'uipotential line. &) .one of the above statements is true.

Q17) A non)uniform electric field is represented by electric field lines. ?ank the electric potential of the points indicated from reatest to least. 1) A @ > @ 1 @ + @ 5 ") > @ A @ + @ 5 @ 1 %) > @ A @ + ( 5 @ 1 &) A ( > @ + @ 5 @ 1 Q1;) Which one of the followin statements concernin electrostatic situations is false! 1) E is zero everywhere inside a conductor. ") 5'uipotential surfaces are always perpendicular to E. %) It takes zero work to move a char e alon an e'uipotential surface. &) If V is constant throu hout a region of space then E must be zero in that re ion. ,) .o force component acts alon the path of a char e as it is moved alon an e'uipotential surface.

Q1=) #he fi ure below shows the e'uipotential curves around a tree that is struck by li htnin . Which cow is most likely to be killed! 1) +ow AA it sees a reater potential difference. ") +ow >0 because it is at a hi her potential. %) >oth cows are too close to the tree to live.

Q"*) An electron oes from one e'uipotential surface to another alon one of the four paths shown below. ?ank the paths accordin to the work done by the electric field0 reatest first. 1) 10 %0 " and & tie ") %0 " and & tie0 1 %) 10 " and & tie0 % &) & and " tie0 %0 1 ,) none of the above

Q"1) #he fi ure shows three pairs of parallel plates. #he electric field between the plates is uniform and perpendicular to the plates. 6a) 8or which pair6s) is the electric field pointin ri htward! 6b) If an electron is released midway between the third pair of plates0 what does it do! 1) 6a) 1$ " ") 6a) 1 $ " %) 6a) % &) 6a) % ,) 6a) 10 "0 $ % 6b) accelerate left 6b) accelerate ri ht 6b) accelerate left 6b) accelerate ri ht 6b) accelerate left

Q"") +hoose the correct statement: 1) A proton tends to o from a re ion of low potential to a re ion of hi h potential ") #he potential of a ne atively char ed conductor must be ne ative %) If 5 ( * at a point - then < must be zero at &) If < ( * at a point - then 5 must be zero at ,) .one of the above are correct

Q"%) #wo identical char es0 4Q and 4Q0 are fi3ed in space. #he electric field at the point midway between the char es is zero. #he volta e at that point is. 1) Bero ") .on)zero.

Q"&) #wo e'ual and opposite char es 4Q and 9Q are fi3ed in space. #he volta e at the point midway between the char es is zero. #he electric field at that point is.. 1) Bero ") .on)zero.

Q",) #he fi ure here shows three arran ements of two protons. ?ank the arran ements accordin to the net electric potential produced at point P by the protons0 reatest first.

1) a0 b0 c ") c0 b0 a %) c0 a0 b &) b0 a0 c ,) none of the above

Q"2) A 41.* C+ point char e is moved from point A to B in the uniform electric field as shown. Which one of the followin statements is necessarily true concernin the potential ener y of the point char e! 1) It increases by 2.*D1*E2 F. ") It decreases by 2.*D1*E2 F. %) It decreases by =.*D1*E2 F. &) It increases by 1*.;D1*E2 F. ,) It decreases by 1*.;D1*E2 F.

Q"7) 8our char es0 all of the same ma nitude Q0 are arran ed in a s'uare as shown. #he two top char es are positive0 the two bottom char es are ne ative. #he volta e at A is 1) 4 ") %) *

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Q";) 8our char es0 all of the same ma nitude Q0 are arran ed in a s'uare as shown. #he two top char es are positive0 the two bottom char es are ne ative. #he ma nitude of the electric field at A is 1) non)zero ") zero

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Q"=) 8our char es0 all of the same ma nitude Q0 are arran ed in a s'uare as shown. #he two top char es are positive0 the two bottom char es are ne ative. #he volta e at + is 1) 4 ") %) *

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Q%*) +onsider a capacitor made of two isolated parallel metal plates separated by a distance d. #he top plate is positively char ed with total char e 4QA the bottom plate is ne atively char ed with total char e )Q. A slab of metal of thickness G @ d is inserted between the plates0 not connected to either one. Hpon insertion of the metal slab0 the volta e difference between the

plates 1) increases

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Q%1) #he fi ure shows three pairs of parallel plates with the same separation0 and the electric potential of each plate. #he electric field between the plates is uniform and perpendicular to the plates. In which pair is the ma nitude of the electric field between the plates the reatest.

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Q%") A solid spherical conductor is iven a net nonzero char e. #he electrostatic potential of the conductor is 1) lar est at the center. ") lar est on the surface. %) lar est somewhere between center and surface. &) constant throu hout the volume.

Q%%) +onsider two isolated spherical conductors each havin net char e Q. #he spheres have radii a and b0 where bIa. Which sphere has the hi her potential! 1) the sphere of radius a ") the sphere of radius b %) #hey have the same potential.

Q%&) A spherical conductor with char e Q has a potential < a distance r away. What is the potential at a distance of "r from a spherical conductor with char e "Q! 1) </& ") </" %) < &) "<

Q%,) An electron and a proton0 both initially at rest0 are accelerated throu h a potential difference 4< and )<0 respectively. Is the final speed of the proton reater than0 less than0 or e'ual to the speed of the electron! 1) reater than ") less than %) e'ual to &) canJt tell without knowin <

Q%2) An electron is accelerated from rest throu h a potential difference < . Its final speed is proportional to: 1) < &) 1/<1/" ") <" ,) 1/< %) <1/"

Q%7) In separate e3periments0 four different particles each start from far away with the same speed and impin e directly on a old nucleus. #he masses and char es of the particles are particle 1: mass m*0 char e '* particle ": mass "m*0 char e "'* particle %: mass "m*0 char e '*/" particle &: mass m*/"0 char e "'* ?ank the particles accordin to the distance of closest approach to the old nucleus0 from smallest to lar est. 1) 10 "0 %0 & &) &0 1 and " tie0 then 1 ") &0 %0 "0 1 %) %0 1 and " tie0 then & ,) 1 and " tie0 then %0 &

Q%;) A conductin sphere with radius ? is in electrostatic e'uilibrium. A plot of the potential inside the sphere is best represented by KKK. 1) A ") > %) +

Q%=) -ositive char e is distributed uniformly throu hout a non) conductin sphere. #he hi hest electric potential occurs: 1) at the center ") at the surface %) halfway between the center and surface &) Lust outside the surface ,) far from the sphere

Q&*) #wo conductin spheres0 one havin twice the diameter of the other0 are separated by a distance lar e compared to their diameters. #he smaller sphere 61) has char e ' and the lar er sphere 6") is unchar ed. If the spheres are then connected by a lon thin wire: 1) 1 and " have the same potential ") " has twice the potential of 1 %) " has half the potential of 1 &) 1 and " have the same char e ,) all of the char e is dissipated

Q&1) #wo conductin spheres are far apart. #he smaller sphere carries a total char e Q. #he lar er sphere has a radius that is twice that of the smaller and is neutral. After the two spheres are connected by a conductin wire0 the char es on the smaller and lar er spheres0 respectively0 are: 1) Q/" and Q/" ") Q/% and "Q/% %) "Q/% and Q/% &) zero and Q ,) "Q and )Q

Q&") #wo conductin spheres are far apart. Sphere 1 has radius r1 and char e '1 ( 1* +. Sphere " has radius r"( "r1 and char e of '" ( ,* +. After the two spheres are connected by a conductin wire0 the char es on each sphere are: 1) '1 ( 1* +A '" ( ,* + ") '1 ( "* +A '" ( &* + %) '1 ( %* +A '" ( %* + &) '1 ( &* +A '" ( "* + ,) '1 ( ,* +A '" ( 1* +

Q&%) An isolated system consists of two conductin spheres A and B. Sphere A has five times the radius of sphere B. Initially0 the spheres are iven e'ual amounts of positive char e and are isolated from each other. #he two spheres are then connected by a conductin wire. Note: #he potential of a sphere of radius R that carries a char e Q is V ( kQ/R0 if the potential at infinity is zero. Which one of the followin statements is true after the spheres are connected by the wire! 1) #he electric potential of A is 1/", as lar e as that of B. ") >oth spheres are at the same electric potential. %) #he electric potential of A is ", times lar er than that of B. &) #he electric potential of A is 1/, as lar e as that of B. ,) #he electric potential of A is five times lar er than that of B.

Q&&) #he fi ure below shows a thin0 uniformly char ed rod and

three points at the same distance d from the rod. Without calculation0 rank the ma nitude of the electric potential the rod produces at these three points0 reatest first. 1) c0 a0 b ") c0 b0 a %) a0 c0 b &) a0 b0 c ,) all tie