Question

The electric volt is a measure of electrical potential. Identify which of the following can be defined as a volt.

A

Opposition to electrical motion

B

Number of particles in motion

C

Work per unit charge

D

Field strength per unit of force

E

Electrostatic discharge

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Solution

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Correct option is C)

eV is defined as the kinetic energy gained by a unit charge when it is accelerated by a potential difference of 1 volt. As we know kinetic energy is the measure of work done, therefore, volt can be defined as work done per unit charge.

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