What are the differences between electric motor and electric generator?

Chapter No. 4. Effect of Electric Current.

What are the differences between electric motor and electric generator?

Ans.

Electric Motor
Electric Generator
It converts electrical energy into mechanical energy.
It converts mechanical energy into electric energy.
A battery is used as source of electric energy in the circuit.
No source of electric energy is connected in the circuit.
A coil is set into rotation in presence of magnetic field, when current flows through the coil.
The coil set into rotation in presence of magnetic field by external arrangement generates potential difference and in turn current.
Split rings are used in electric motor.
Conducting rings are used in electric generator.