Fall 2005, Exam 1

Fall 2005, Exam 1 - PHY 131, FALL 2005

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Unformatted text preview: PHY 131, FALL 2005 Name___________________________________ ASU ID _______________________ Signature________________________________ Recitation Section Time____________________ Recitation Instructor ________________ SHORT ANSWER. Write the word or phrase that best completes each statement or answers the question. [3 points each] 1) In what direction do the electric field lines point near a negative point charge? 2) What is the magnitude of the electric field inside a conductor that is in electrostatic equilibrium? SHORT ANSWER. Write your answer in the space provided. [4 points each] 3) A small positive charge is surrounded by several equal negative charges placed symmetrically around it. If the positive charge is displaced slightly from its central position, will it accelerate toward the nearest negative charge, tend to return to the center, or remain at its new position? Assume the charge is forcibly stopped at least momentarily at its displaced position....
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Fall 2005, Exam 1 - PHY 131, FALL 2005

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