Abington Heights High School
Physics
Practice Quiz Chapter 20 - Quiz 1
1. A conducting loop of wire is placed in a magnetic field that is normal to the plane of the loop. Which one of the following actions will not result in an induced current in the loop?
A.Rotate the loop about an axis that is parallel to the field and passes through the center of the loop.
B.Increase the strength of the magnetic field.
C.Decrease the area of the loop.
D.Decrease the strength of the magnetic field.
E.Rotate the loop about an axis that is perpendicular to the field and passes through the center of the loop.
2. The units of motional emf may be written
A.T • m/s
B.V • m2/s
C.J/s
D.kg • m2/(C • s2)
E.T • m
3. The figure shows a uniform magnetic field that is normal to the plane of a conducting loop, which has a resistance R. Which one of the following changes will cause an induced current to flow through the resistor?

A.decreasing the area of the loop
B.decreasing the magnitude of the magnetic field
C.increasing the magnitude of the magnetic field
D.rotating the loop through 90° into the plane of the paper
E.all of the above
4. A conducting bar moves to the left at a constant speed v on two conducting rails joined at the left as shown. As a result of the bar moving through a constant magnetic field, a current I is induced in the indicated direction. Which one of the following directions is that of the magnetic field?

A.toward the right
B.toward the left
C.parallel to the long axis of the bar
D.into the page
E.out of the page
5. A 0.45-m metal rod moves 0.11 m in a direction that is perpendicular to a 0.80-T magnetic field in an elapsed time of 0.036 s. Assuming that the acceleration of the rod is zero m/s2, determine the emf that exists between the ends of the rod.
A.1.1 V
B.0.27 V
C.0.076 V
D.9.1 ´ 10-5 V
E.This cannot be determined without knowing the orientation of the rod relative to the magnetic field.
6. A 2.0-kg rod has a length of 1.0 m and a resistance of 4.0 W. It slides with constant speed down a pair of frictionless vertical conducting rails that are joined at the bottom. Other than the rod, the rest of the circuit is resistanceless. A uniform magnetic field of magnitude 3.0 T is perpendicular to the plane formed by the rod and the rails as shown. Determine the speed of the rod.

A.0.38 m/s
B.0.90 m/s
C.2.6 m/s
D.5.6 m/s
E.8.7 m/s
7. A 0.50-T magnetic field is directed perpendicular to the plane of a circular loop of radius 0.25 m. What is the magnitude of the magnetic flux through the loop?
A.0.049 Wb
B.0.098 Wb
C.0.20 Wb
D.0.39 Wb
E.zero Wb
8. The Earth's magnetic field passes through a square tabletop with a magnitude of
4.95 ´ 10-5 T and directed at an angle of 165° relative to the normal of the tabletop. If the tabletop has 1.50-m sides, what is the magnitude of the magnetic flux through it?
A.1.08 ´ 10-4 Wb
B.7.11 ´ 10-5 Wb
C.2.88 ´ 10-5 Wb
D.1.92 ´ 10-5 Wb
E.3.30 ´ 10-6 Wb
9. A circular copper loop is placed perpendicular to a uniform magnetic field of 0.50 T. Due to external forces, the area of the loop decreases at a rate of 1.26 ´ 10-3 m2/s. Determine the induced emf in the loop.
A.3.1 ´ 10-4 V
B.6.3 ´ 10-4 V
C.1.2 ´ 10-3 V
D.7.9 ´ 10-3 V
E.3.1 V
10. A conducting loop has an area of 0.065 m2 and is positioned such that a uniform magnetic field is perpendicular to the plane of the loop. When the magnitude of the magnetic field decreases to 0.30 T in 0.087 s, the average induced emf in the loop is 1.2 V. What is the initial value of the magnetic field?
A.0.42 T
B.0.75 T
C.0.87 T
D.1.2 T
E.1.9 T
11. A uniform magnetic field passes through two areas, A1 and A2. The angles between the magnetic field and the normals of areas A1and A2 are 30.0° and 60.0°, respectively. If the magnetic flux through the two areas is the same, what is the ratio A1/A2?
A.0.577
B.0.816
C.1.00
D.1.23
E.1.73
12. A 150-turn solenoid carries a current of 12 A. The radius of the solenoid is 0.050 m; and its length is 0.18 m. Determine the magnetic flux through the circular cross-sectional area at the center of the solenoid.
A.1.8 ´ 10-5 Wb
B.9.9 ´ 10-5 Wb
C.4.3 ´ 10-4 Wb
D.7.0 ´ 10-4 Wb
E.2.2 ´ 10-3 Wb

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