• 1. 
    What is static electricity?

  • An electrical charge on the surface of an object
  • Electricity that flows in one direction
  • Electricity that is sent over the air
  • Electricity that constantly changes direction
  • 2. 
    True or False: Static electricity constantly flows in the same direction.

  • TRUE
  • 3. 
    What two atomic particles make up the nucleus of the atom?

  • Neutrons and protons
  • Quarks and electrons
  • Electrons and protons
  • Neutrons and electrons
  • 4. 
    What atomic particles move from one surface to another in order to form a static charge?

  • Electrons
  • Protons
  • Neutrons
  • All of the above
  • 5. 
    What happens when two items with positive charges come close to each other?

  • They will cause an explosion
  • They will join together
  • They attract each other
  • They repel each other
  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a practical application for static electricity?

  • Copiers
  • Printers
  • All of the above
  • Air filters
  • 7. 
    True or False: Static electricity will build up faster on a dry day.

  • TRUE
  • 8. 
    What type of electronics can be easily damaged by a static electricity discharge?

  • Copper wires
  • Light bulbs
  • Electronic chips
  • Fans
  • 9. 
    True or False: If you have built up a static electric charge on your skin, it is likely to discharge when you touch something metal.

  • TRUE
  • 10. 
    Which of the following is an example of static electricity?

  • Your pants sticking to your legs
  • An electric socket in your home
  • All of the above
  • Electricity for a light bulb
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