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# Gauss's Law Quiz

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### What is Gauss's law also known as?

Gauss's flux theorem

Electromagnetism

### What does Gauss's law relate?

Electric field and charge distributions

### What does Gauss's law state in its integral form?

<p>The flux of the electric field out of an arbitrary closed surface is proportional to the electric charge enclosed by the surface</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What mathematical theorem is relevant to Gauss's law, Gauss's law for magnetism, and Gauss's law for gravity?

<p>Divergence theorem</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What does electric potential measure?

<p>The amount of work energy needed per unit of electric charge to move the charge in an electric field</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the electric potential at the reference point?

<p>Zero units</p> Signup and view all the answers

### In classical electrostatics, how is the electrostatic field related to the electrostatic potential?

<p>The electrostatic field is the gradient of the electrostatic potential</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What type of quantity is the electrostatic potential?

<p>Scalar</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the condition for a test charge in relation to the electric potential?

<p>The test charge is so small that the disturbance of the field under consideration is negligible</p> Signup and view all the answers

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