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A small positive test charge (with an initial velocity in the -y direction) enters an E-field that is directed in the -x direction. Describe the...

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A small positive test charge (with an initial velocity in the -y direction) enters an E-field that is directed in the -x direction. Describe the trajectory of this particle while in the field.


a. The particle will slow down, reverse direction and continue in a straight line.

b. The particle will speed up in its original direction and continue in a straight line.

c. The particle will execute a circular trajectory.

d. The particle will execute a parabolic trajectory.


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A single mass and a single charge create a gravitational field and an electric field, respectively. A magnetic field is created by a single iron atom. Compare and contrast these types of fields by choosing which statement(s) below are true about them:


Statement A: All three fields are vector fields.


Statement B: The gravitational field is a monopole field.


Statement C: The electric and the magnetic fields are dipole fields.


Statement D: The magnetic field is a monopole field.


a. All the statements are true

b. Statements A and B are true.

c. None of the statements are true.

d. Statement C is true.

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