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

1)   Paper capacitor and mica capacitor are the examples of

a. ceramic capacitors
b. fixed capacitors
c. parallel plate capacitors
d. electrolytic capacitors
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: fixed capacitors Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

2)   The electrostatic force acting on two charges of 1C separated by 1m is about

a. 4×10⁹
b. 6×10⁹
c. 8×10⁹
d. 9×10⁹
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 9×10⁹ Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

3)   3 capacitors with capacitances 5µF, 6µF and 7µF are arranged in parallel combination with a battery of 5V, as 1µF = 10-⁶F, the total capacitance should be

a. 18 µF
b. 20 µF
c. 12 µF
d. 40 µF
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 18 µF Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

4)   One micro coulomb is equal to

a. 10-⁶
b. 10-⁸
c. 10-⁴
d. 10-⁹
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 10-⁶ Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

5)   To store a large amount of charge at relatively low voltage, we use

a. ceramic capacitors
b. fixed capacitors
c. parallel plate capacitors
d. electrolytic capacitors
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: electrolytic capacitors Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

6)   On a dry day if we walk in a carpeted room and then touch some conductor we will fell

a. heat
b. small electric shock
c. large electric shock
d. light
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: small electric shock Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

7)   The ability of a capacitor to store charge is

a. capacitance
b. resistance
c. friction
d. coulomb's force
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: capacitance Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

8)   The region around a charge q in which it exerts a force on a test charge is called

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

9)   SI unit of capacitance is

a. newton
b. volt
c. ohm

10)   The strength of an electric field at any point in space is known as

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

11)   The SI unit of electric potential is

a. volts
b. ohm
c. coulomb
d. newton
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: volts Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

12)   The thunderclouds are charged by friction between

a. clouds and air
b. layers of clouds
c. water molecules and air
d. layers of air
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: water molecules and air Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

13)   The capacitance of a capacitor is 100μ F and the potential difference between plates is 50 volts then charge stored on each plate is

a. 10 mC
b. 5 mC
c. 4 mC
d. 15 mC
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 5 mC Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

14)   A capacitor holds 0.03 C of charge when fully charged by a 6V battery. To hold 2C of charge, the voltage required would be

a. 150V
b. 100V
c. 300V
d. 400V
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 400V Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

15)   To distinguish between insulators and conductors, we can use

a. electroscope
b. telescope
c. endoscope
d. fiberscope
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: electroscope Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

16)   A region around a charge in which it exerts an electrostatic force on another charge is called

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

17)   If a charge is moved from lower power potential to higher potential, then energy should be

a. released
b. remains same
c. supplied
d. converted
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: supplied Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

18)   As per coulomb's law, when the distance of separation increases, the attraction of 2 positively charged objects

a. increases
b. decreases
c. remains unchanged
d. can not be determined
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: remains unchanged Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

19)   The major cause of fires and explosions in many places is

a. heat
b. thunderstorm
c. static electricity
d. automobiles
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: static electricity Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

20)   By rubbing a neutral body with another neutral body, we can produce

a. heat
b. electric charge
c. light
d. atoms
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: electric charge Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!