Electricity & Magnetism: Definition & Relationship


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Which of the following terms is where negatively charged particles called electrons build up in a particular area, and then can be released suddenly?

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1. Which of the following terms describes a flow of charged electrons around an electrical circuit?

2. In what sense are electricity and magnetism related?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help test your understanding of the mechanics and theory behind electricity and magnetism. The ability to recognize terms from definitions, how electromagnetism functions, and the conceptual mean of terms will be tested.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz to see how much you remember about:

  • How different flows of electrons are classified
  • How electricity and magnetism are related
  • The meaning of voltage

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet will exercise the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately recognize the definitions of key terms, such as the flow of charged electrons around an electrical circuit
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the relation between electricity and magnetism
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how electricity, magnetism, and electromagnetism function

Additional Learning

To learn more about different forces, review the lesson titled Electricity & Magnetism: Definition & Relationship. The following will be covered:

  • The difference between positive and negative charges
  • How attraction and repulsion effect batteries
  • Materials that have magnetic properties