Terms & Definitions - Module 22
Match the following definitions (or descriptions) to the terms listed below them.

  1. Electric charge can not be destroyed or created by any physical entity.
    1. Electricity
    2. Electrostatics
    3. Conservation of charge
    4. Coulomb's law
    5. Coulomb
    6. Conductor
    7. Insulator
    8. Electrically polarized
    9. Electric field
    10. Electric potential energy
    11. Electric potential
    12. Capacitor

  2. A general term relating to electrical phenomena of various kinds.
    1. Electricity
    2. Electrostatics
    3. Conservation of charge
    4. Coulomb's law
    5. Coulomb
    6. Conductor
    7. Insulator
    8. Electrically polarized
    9. Electric field
    10. Electric potential energy
    11. Electric potential
    12. Capacitor

  3. Electrical force is proportional to the product of the charges and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between the charges.
    1. Electricity
    2. Electrostatics
    3. Conservation of charge
    4. Coulomb's law
    5. Coulomb
    6. Conductor
    7. Insulator
    8. Electrically polarized
    9. Electric field
    10. Electric potential energy
    11. Electric potential
    12. Capacitor

  4. A pair of parallel conducting plates which store electrical charge and energy.
    1. Electricity
    2. Electrostatics
    3. Conservation of charge
    4. Coulomb's law
    5. Coulomb
    6. Conductor
    7. Insulator
    8. Electrically polarized
    9. Electric field
    10. Electric potential energy
    11. Electric potential
    12. Capacitor

  5. A unit of electrical charge, equal to the charge of 6,250,000,000,000,000,000 electrons.
    1. Electricity
    2. Electrostatics
    3. Conservation of charge
    4. Coulomb's law
    5. Coulomb
    6. Conductor
    7. Insulator
    8. Electrically polarized
    9. Electric field
    10. Electric potential energy
    11. Electric potential
    12. Capacitor

  6. The field of study of electrical charges that are stationary and are not moving.
    1. Electricity
    2. Electrostatics
    3. Conservation of charge
    4. Coulomb's law
    5. Coulomb
    6. Conductor
    7. Insulator
    8. Electrically polarized
    9. Electric field
    10. Electric potential energy
    11. Electric potential
    12. Capacitor

  7. Measured in volts, and often called voltage. The electrical potential energy per unit charge.
    1. Electricity
    2. Electrostatics
    3. Conservation of charge
    4. Coulomb's law
    5. Coulomb
    6. Conductor
    7. Insulator
    8. Electrically polarized
    9. Electric field
    10. Electric potential energy
    11. Electric potential
    12. Capacitor

  8. Electrical current can flow easily through this material. The material has lots of free charged particles.
    1. Electricity
    2. Electrostatics
    3. Conservation of charge
    4. Coulomb's law
    5. Coulomb
    6. Conductor
    7. Insulator
    8. Electrically polarized
    9. Electric field
    10. Electric potential energy
    11. Electric potential
    12. Capacitor

  9. An atom or molecule where the electron cloud is displaced from being symmetrically present around the nucleus. This results in a separation of positive and negative charges in the atom or molecule. Such an atom or molecule is...
    1. Electricity
    2. Electrostatics
    3. Conservation of charge
    4. Coulomb's law
    5. Coulomb
    6. Conductor
    7. Insulator
    8. Electrically polarized
    9. Electric field
    10. Electric potential energy
    11. Electric potential
    12. Capacitor

  10. A charged object is present in an electric field, and has a certain energy based on its location within the field.
    1. Electricity
    2. Electrostatics
    3. Conservation of charge
    4. Coulomb's law
    5. Coulomb
    6. Conductor
    7. Insulator
    8. Electrically polarized
    9. Electric field
    10. Electric potential energy
    11. Electric potential
    12. Capacitor

  11. This material blocks the flow of electrical charge. The material does not have any (or many) free electrons.
    1. Electricity
    2. Electrostatics
    3. Conservation of charge
    4. Coulomb's law
    5. Coulomb
    6. Conductor
    7. Insulator
    8. Electrically polarized
    9. Electric field
    10. Electric potential energy
    11. Electric potential
    12. Capacitor

  12. Electrical force per unit charge. The region of electrical attraction or repulsion around a charged particle, as experienced by another charged particle.
    1. Electricity
    2. Electrostatics
    3. Conservation of charge
    4. Coulomb's law
    5. Coulomb
    6. Conductor
    7. Insulator
    8. Electrically polarized
    9. Electric field
    10. Electric potential energy
    11. Electric potential
    12. Capacitor


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