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Which of the following is true of an electrical charge?

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Which of the following is true of an electrical charge?

A. Positive charge means deficit electrons

B. Negative charge means excess of electrons

C. Electric current means movement of electrons

D. All of the above

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D

EXPLANATION…

In a neutral atom, the number of electrons, which is negatively charged, is equal to the number of protons, which is positively charged. So, when there is excess of electrons, the atom will be negatively charged. And when there is deficit in electrons, the atom becomes positively charged. Also, current simply means electrons in motion, so, options A, B, and C are all correct.

Now for the right answer to the above question:

  1. Option A is incorrect. this option is true, but not the only true option.
  2. Option B is incorrect. this option is also true, but not the only true option.
  3. C is incorrect. this option is also true, but not the only true option.
  4. D is the correct answer. All the above options are correct.
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  • Electrons are negatively charged, excess of it means net negative charge, and deficit of it means net positive charge.

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