100+ Physics Electric Charges at Rest Questions Answers - 1

Question: 1

What is electrostatic induction?

The phenomenon of producing induced charges without making any contact with another charge is called electrostatic induction.

Question: 2

Mention the charges of electrons and protons?

Electrons are negatively charged particles and protons are positively charged particles.

Question: 3

What is an electroscope?

An electroscope is an instrument for detecting the presence, nature and quantity of electric charge.

Question: 4

What is electrostatics?

The branch of science which deals with the study of electric charges is called electrostatics.

Question: 5

What are conductors?

Bodies which allow electric charges to pass through them are called conductors. Examples are brass, aluminium.

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