Problem: Electricity is the flow of electrons. The following questions relate to how electricity is quantified. Electrons are charged particles. The amount of charge that passes per unit time is called a) currentb) potentialc) voltageThe driving force for the electrons (i.e., the reason they are flowing in the first place) is measured by a) chargeb) potentialc) currentCharge is measured in a) amperes (A)b) coulombs (C)c) joules (J)d) volts (V)Current is measured in a) amperes (A)b) coulombs (C)c) joules (J)d) volts (V)Potential is measured ina) amperes (A)b) coulombs (C)c) joules (J)d) volts (V)

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Recall that:

  • current is the flow of electric charge per unit time → in Amperes, A
  • unit for charge is Coloumb, C
  • unit for cell potential is Volts, V
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Electricity is the flow of electrons. The following questions relate to how electricity is quantified. 

Electrons are charged particles. The amount of charge that passes per unit time is called 

a) current

b) potential

c) voltage

The driving force for the electrons (i.e., the reason they are flowing in the first place) is measured by 

a) charge

b) potential

c) current

Charge is measured in 

a) amperes (A)

b) coulombs (C)

c) joules (J)

d) volts (V)

Current is measured in 

a) amperes (A)

b) coulombs (C)

c) joules (J)

d) volts (V)

Potential is measured in

a) amperes (A)

b) coulombs (C)

c) joules (J)

d) volts (V)