# Current Voltage And Resistance Flashcards

1
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What is the symbol for electrical charge?

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Q

2
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What is the unit of measurement of charge and it’s symbol?

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Coulomb (C)

3
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Describe static electricity

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Static electricity is the buildup charge in an insulated object

4
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Define electric current

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Electric current is carried by the electrons from a negative to positive source

5
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What is the symbol for electric current

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I

6
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What is the unit of measurement for electric current and its symbol

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Ampere represented by A￼

7
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Describe Conventional current flow

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Conventional current flow from positive to negative source. due to continue use this direction of charge becomes an established convention ￼

8
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What is the abbreviation for electro motive force

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EMF

9
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The symbol for EMF is

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E

10
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The unit of measurement for EMF is

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Volt and represented by the letter V

11
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List the six methods of producing an EMF￼

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Magnetic, chemical, friction, heat pressure and light￼

12
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Define voltage

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Voltage is an imbalance of electrons distribution between two points￼

13
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Define resistance

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Resistance is the property of a material that opposes the flow of an electric current

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A

15
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What is the unit of measurement for resistance

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Ohm

16
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What is the symbol used to represent a voltage drop across a load in an electrical circuit

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V

17
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Electron flow is a movement of charge through a conductor from

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Negative to positive￼

18
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What is the unit of measurement for an electric current

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Ampere

19
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What is the circuit property that opposes the flow of current called

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Resistance

20
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How can ohms law be expressed as a formula

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I = E/R

21
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What does a thermal couple used to produce an EMF

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Heat

22
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If the resistance of a circuit is held constant well the voltage across the circuit is doubled what happens to the current

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Doubles

23
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What is the symbol used to represent resistance

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R

24
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Which are examples of insulators

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Glass and plastic

25
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In a circuit when applied voltage remains constant and the total resistance increases the total current

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Decrease

26
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What is the symbol for electric charge

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Q

27
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Potential difference may be described as a difference in (fill in)
distribution between two points at the source

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Electron

28
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True or false a voltage measurement is the difference in potential between two points

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True

29
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What is the symbol for electric current

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I

30
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The voltage apply to a circuit would be

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A voltage rise