The Differences Between Voltaic & Electrolytic Cells


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Which of these is a TRUE statement about voltaic cells?

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1. What is the anode in an electrolytic or voltaic cell?

2. What is the main difference between voltaic and electrolytic cells?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Feel confident in your knowledge of voltaic and electrolytic cells by utilizing these assessments. Take the interactive quiz or print and complete the accompanying worksheet to find out how well you understand these cells as well as anodes and the type of cell found in a rechargeable battery.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out how well you understand the following using these assessments:

  • Anode in a voltaic or electrolytic cell
  • Primary difference between electrolytic and voltaic cells
  • Use(s) of electrolytic cells
  • What voltaic cells convert
  • Cell present in a rechargeable battery

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as voltaic cells and electrolytic cells
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the anode in an electrolytic or voltaic cell
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the type of cell present in a rechargeable battery

Additional Learning

Explore the lesson accompanying this quiz and worksheet called The Differences Between Voltaic & Electrolytic Cells to strengthen your knowledge of the following:

  • Inventor of voltaic cells
  • How strips of copper and zinc produce electricity
  • Difference between a cathode and anode
  • Process of electrolysis