# Elementary Charge: Definition & Overview

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### You rub a piece of glass with a silk cloth and then discover that the glass is positively charged. Which of the following is a possible explanation for how it became charged?

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### 2. Which of these particles has a charge equal in magnitude to the elementary charge?

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You'll be quizzed on the concept of an elementary charge with these study materials. Quiz topics touch on areas like how a glass might have gotten its specific charge in a sample scenario and the charge for oil drops in an experiment.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out how well you understand the following points of study:

• Particles that share the magnitude of an elementary charge
• Who measured elementary charge for the first time

## Skills Practiced

• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on what elementary charge is
• Making connections - use understanding of the concept of elementary charge to explain how its magnitude is the same as that of other particles
• Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the first person to measure elementary charge
• Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about oil drops in an elementary charge experiment and an experiment where a glass becomes charged

Review the lesson named Elementary Charge: Definition & Overview for more information on these study points:

• Static electricity and charged particles
• The charge of an electron
• How 'elementary charge' got its name
• The mass of a proton in comparison to an electron
• Definition of an electron
• What it means for objects to have more/less than the elementary charge
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