Electric Motors & Generators: Converting Between Electrical and Mechanical Energy


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A(n) ___ converts ___ into ___.

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1. Which of the following statements is true?

2. Electromagnetic induction was discovered by

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help you gauge your knowledge of generators and electric motors and how they operate. Topics you'll need to know include the definition and history of electromagnetic induction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments are geared towards testing your knowledge of the following topics:

  • Converting energy
  • Alternating current and direct current
  • Electromagnetic induction

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet combo can help you practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of electrical energy to recognize true statements about generators, motors, and types of electrical current
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on electrical and mechanical energy
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding electromagnetic induction

Additional Learning

To learn more about generators and motors, review the lesson called Electric Motors & Generators: Converting Electrical and Mechanical Energy. This lesson will help you:

  • Define electromagnetic induction
  • Differentiate alternating and direct currents
  • Learn how electric motors work
  • Identify important parts of a generator