How Rechargeable Batteries Work


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How is oxidation different from reduction?

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1. Which of the following is NOT true for electrolyte?

2. How is temperature related to the life time of a battery?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet will assess you on rechargeable batteries and how they function. You'll be quizzed on key points like the difference between reduction and oxidation and true/false statements about electrolytes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See what you know about these topics:

  • Temperatures and how they're associated with the lifespan of batteries
  • Difference between charging and discharging a battery
  • Overcharging a battery

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on rechargeable batteries
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as oxidation and reduction
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what happens when a battery is overcharged
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about electrolytes in batteries and the difference between discharging and charging a battery

Additional Learning

Find out more with the lesson titled How Rechargeable Batteries Work. You'll be going over the following key topics:

  • Different uses of batteries in everyday life
  • When rechargeable batteries were first invented
  • Anodes and cathodes
  • Function of electrolytes
  • Details about the recharging process
  • Cycle of a battery after it's charged