What is Electrical Energy? - Definition & Examples


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Which of the following is the best definition of energy?

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1. What type of energy is the stored energy in a positive charge before it moves to a negative source?

2. Which of the following is characteristic of electrical fields?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of electrical energy. Information you'll be assessed on includes a descriptions of energy and movement of an electrical charge through a wire.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Definition of energy
  • Electrical energy classification
  • Characteristic(s) of electrical fields
  • Radios and electrical energy conversion
  • Movement of an electrical charge through a wire

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related natural sciences lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding electrical energy classification
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about characteristics of electrical fields as well as radios and electrical energy conversion

Additional Learning

To learn more about electricity, review the accompanying lesson What Is Electrical Energy? - Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define electrical energy and electric field
  • Describe why electrical energy is categorized as potential energy
  • Compare the terms 'current' and 'electricity'
  • Relate how the electric potential in a battery is converted to power a lightbulb