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Practice MCAT Question - Q50 - Answer!

A charged particle q moves horizontally through a magnetic field as shown: The force experienced by the particle will be:

A.  ⊥ to v and | | to B.
B.  | | to v and to B.
C.  ⊥ to v and ⊥ to B.
D.  | | to v and | | to B.

The correct answer is (C). From the cross-product relationship F = qvB, F, v, and B are mutually perpendicular.

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