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What Is Electric Potential? - Definition & Formula

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Electric potential is measured in units called which one of the following?

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1. Which of the following statements is true about electric potential?

2. What does the term, 'charge density', refer to?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Electric potential is the level of power behind a flow of electricity, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of how electric potential is measured and vocabulary terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out how much you've learned about:

  • The definition and measurement of electric potential
  • What charge density is
  • Calculating voltage

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related science lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as charge density and voltage
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding electric potential
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about electricity

Additional Learning

To find out more, study the accompanying lesson on What is Electric Potential? - Definition & Formula. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the story of Alessandro Volta's experiment
  • Understand how electric potential is calculated
  • Know important formulas & facts
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