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Attributes of Equipotential Surfaces

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Which of the following statements are true concerning equipotential surfaces? Select ALL that are correct.

A

The surface of a metal object is always an equipotential surface.

B

The electric field is always parallel to an equipotential surface.

C

No work is required to move a charge from one point to another along an equipotential surface.

D

A charge will not experience a force parallel to an equipotential surface.

E

The boundary between two insulating materials is always an equipotential surface.

F

A charge will not experience a force perpendicular to an equipotential surface.