# Chapter 5: Electrostatics Physics Mcqs for High School - Grade 10 - Set 3

1)   If 5 J of work is needed to shift 10C of charge from one place to another. The potential difference between the places should be

a. 0.5 V
b. 2 V
c. 5 V
d. 10 V
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 0.5 V Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

2)   Each bolt of lightning contains about

a. 2500 J of energy
b. 3000 J of energy
c. 1500 J of energy
d. 1000 J of energy
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 1000 J of energy Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

3)   The direction of electric field intensity in an electric field can be represented by drawing

a. points
b. images
c. circles
d. lines
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: lines Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

4)   If the capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor is 100µ F and the potential difference is 70µ F, the quantity of charge stored on each plate would be

a. 7 mC each
b. 70 mC each
c. 700 mC each
d. 0.7 mC each
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 7 mC each Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

5)   The force acting on a unit positive charge placed at that point is termed as

a. electric field intensity
b. electric field industry
c. electric field
d. electric shock
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: electric field intensity Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

6)   The fundamental law of electric force between two stationary charged particles is established by

a. Newton
b. Ohm
c. Hooke
d. Coulomb
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Coulomb Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

7)   1 nano farad (1nF) is equal to

a. 1×10-9F
b. 1×10-12F
c. 1×10-6F
d. 1×10-10F
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 1×10-9F Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

8)   A fire or an explosion may occur due to excessive build-up of electric charges produced by

a. heat
b. friction
c. chemicals
d. work done
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: friction Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

9)   By using electroscope, if the body is negatively charged then due to electrostatic induction, then on the leaves there will be appear

a. both positive and negative charges
b. negative charge
c. positive charge
d. no charge
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: negative charge Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

10)   If one unit of charge given to the plates of a capacitor produces a potential difference of 1 volt between the plates of the capacitor then its capacitance would be

 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 1 farad Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

11)   When a charge is released in an electric field, it moves from a point of potential

a. in straight line
b. none of others
c. higher to lower
d. lower to higher
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: higher to lower Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

12)   To store, the charge a device is used called

a. electric box
b. capacitor
c. plug
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: capacitor Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

13)   The SI unit of charge is

a. Newton
b. coulomb
c. Pascal
d. omega
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: coulomb Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

14)   The field lines always emerge from

a. negative charge
b. positive charge
c. the central point of both charges
d. all of above
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: positive charge Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

15)   The direction of free test charge will be the direction of

a. electric intensity
b. coulomb's force
c. magnetic intensity
d. protons
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: electric intensity Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

16)   If we bring charged plastic rod near-neutral aluminum rod, then rods will

a. repel each other
b. attract each other
c. remain their position
d. exchange charges
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: attract each other Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

17)   The electric charge between two bodies can be produced by

a. sticking
b. rubbing
c. oiling
d. passing AC current
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: rubbing Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

18)   The energy supplied by a unit charge as it moves from one point to the other in the direction of the field is called

a. potential difference
b. electric field industry
c. electric field
d. electric field intensity
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: potential difference Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

19)   If mica and woolen cloth are rubbed together, then mica gets

a. positively charged
b. negatively charged
c. remains neutral
d. dual charged
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: positively charged Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

20)   The charge stored on plates of capacitors is directly proportional to the

a. potential difference
b. electric field industry
c. electric field
d. electric field intensity
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: potential difference Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!