Electrostatics Mcqs

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2.
A 5 ?F capacitor has a potential difference across its plates of 200 volts. The charge on the capacitor is

2.5 x 10-8 C

10-5 C

103 C

4 x 103 C

3.
A capacitor is a perfect insulator for

Direct current

Alternating current

Both for the direct and alternating current

None of above

4.
A charge of 0.10C accelerated through a potential difference of 1000V acquires kinetic energy

200J

100J

1000J

100 eV

5.
A closed surface contains two equal and opposite charges. The net electric flux from the surface will be

Negative

Positive

Zero

Data is insufficient

6.
A hollow metallic sphere of 8cm diameter is charged with 4 x 10 8C. The potential on its surface will be

900 volts

9000 volts

90 volts

Zero

7.
An electric charge at rest produces

Only a magnetic field

Only an electric field

Neither electric field nor magnetic field

Both electric and magnetic fields

9.
capacitor is to have an energy content of 20J it must be placed across a potential difference of

4 volts

9 volts

2 volts

1 vol

10.
Electric charge of 100 ?C is 13cm apart from another charge 16.9?C electric force between them is

9x107N

900N

9x105N

9x106N

12.
Electric flux linked with a surface will be maximum when

The surface is held parallel to the electric field

The surface is held perpendicular to the electric field

The surface makes an angle of 45?with the field

All of the above

13.
Electric force between two point charges in air or vacuum is F. If we replace air or vacuum by an insulator (dielectric) of relative permitivity Cr the force between the charges will

Decrease

Increase

Remain constant

Depends upon composition of dielectric

15.
Electric intensity being a vector quantity always points

Along the direction of force experienced by a unit positive charge

Opposite to the direction of force experienced by a unit positive charge

Perpendicular to the direction of force experienced by a uit positive charge

Any of above

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