SAT Subject Physics Practice Question 307: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 307

3. The diagram below shows atomic particles moving through a magnetic field.

A beam of electrons is deflected in the magnetic field shown. The electrons that have passed through the field strike the screen at point P.

At which letter would a stream of neutrons strike the screen?

A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Correct Answer: B

Explanation:

The correct answer is (B). The neutrons are uncharged particles and are not affected by the electromagnetic field.

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