 Electricity Quiz
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• Question 1
120 seconds Q. A closed path that electric current follows
Voltage
Current
Resistance
Circuit
• Question 2
120 seconds Q. The tendency for a material to oppose the flow of electrons, changing electrical energy into heat energy and light.
Voltage
Current
Resistance
Circuit
• Question 3
120 seconds Q. The current has only one loop to flow through in this circuit.
Series Circuit
Parallel Circuit
• Question 4
120 seconds Q. This circuit contains two or more branches for current to move through.
Series Circuit
Parallel Circuit
• Question 5
120 seconds Q. Homes are wired in __________.
series circuit
parallel circuit
kilowatt-hour
negative, positive
• Question 6
120 seconds Q. When you remove a bulb from a three bulb circuit, and the other two bulbs go off, then the bulbs must have been connected in __________.
parallel
series
open
closed
• Question 7
120 seconds
Q. Does this statement best describe a parallel or a series circuit?

When more light bulbs are added they all remain bright.
Parallel circuit
Series circuit
• Question 8
120 seconds Q. Electricity moves only in a __________ circuit.
circuit
square
closed
open
• Question 9
120 seconds Q. When we turn the switch to the off position, the circuit is __________.
closed
open
negative, positive
• Question 10
120 seconds Q. Electricity used in most homes is generated in a __________.
power plant
conductor
cell
thermonuclear reactor
• Question 11
120 seconds Q. A bulb is the source of electricity in a flashlight.
True.
False.
• Question 12
120 seconds Q. Glass is a good conductor.
True
False
• Question 13
120 seconds Q. Current carrying wires must be insulated because it is dangerous for anyone to touch  current carrying wires if they are not insulated.
True
False
• Question 14
120 seconds Q. Three sources of electricity are:
Power plant, solar cells and dry cells.
Solar cells, dry cells and motors.
Electric generators, electric motors and oil.
Power plant, dry cells, and light bulbs
• Question 15
120 seconds Q. Does this statement best describe a parallel or a series circuit?

When more light bulbs are added they all remain bright.
Parallel circuit
Series circuit
• Question 16
120 seconds Q. An example of a conductor is :
a glass paperweight
a plastic cap
a metal screw
a wooden handle
• Question 17
120 seconds Q. An example of an insulator is:
iron
silver
copper wire
rubber
• Question 18
120 seconds Q. The buildup of charges on an object is called:
positive charge
static charge
negative charge
static discharge
• Question 19
120 seconds Q. What is a circuit?
A pathway that electricity flows in. It has a load, wire, and a puppy.
A pathway that protons flow in. It has a load, wire, and a power source.
A pathway that electricity flows in. It has a resistor, wire, and a power source.
A pathway that electricity flows in. It has a load and wire.
• Question 20
120 seconds Q. What charge does an electron have?
negative (-)
positive (+)
neutral or no charge (0)
• Question 21
120 seconds Q. The picture shows an electrical circuit. This circuit is a series circuit because:
It has 3 light bulbs.
The current follows a single path.
It uses a single battery.
There is no switch.
• Question 22
120 seconds Q. Why are metals useful for making electrical wire?
Metals do not bend.
Metals hold much heat.
Metals are insulators.
Metals are conductors.
• Question 23
120 seconds Q. Which of the following materials allows charges to flow easily?
wood
an electrical insulator
glass
an electrical conductor
• Question 24
120 seconds Q. The number of electrons flowing is called _____.
voltage.
power.
current.
resistance.
• Question 25
120 seconds Q. A material in which electrons are not able to move easily
Circuit
Insulator
Resistance
Conductor
• Question 26
120 seconds
Q. This is related to the force that causes electric charges to flow
Voltage
Current
Resistance
Circuit
• Question 27
120 seconds Q. A battery or other device which provides energy for a circuit
Conductor
Power source
Parallel circuit
Complete circuit
• Question 28
120 seconds Q. Switch
The part of a circuit which can control whether electricity flows
An electrical force which occurs as electrons are built up in an object
A small device that stores energy in a chemical form
The area of a conductor through which a current is able to move
• Question 29
120 seconds Q. What type of circuit is this?
Series circuit
Incomplete circuit
Parallel circuit
Power source
• Question 30
120 seconds Q. When there is more than one path for the current to follow, it is called a
Pathway
Conductor
Series circuit
Parallel circuit
• Question 31
120 seconds Q. A continuous flow of negatively charged particles/electrons
Electrons
Current
Circuit
Fuse
• Question 32
120 seconds Q. A material that connects the parts of the circuit together and carries electric current
Current
Wire
Circuit
• Question 33
120 seconds Q. This changes electrical energy to another form of energy like heat, light, sound.
Fuse
Resistor
Motor
Battery
• Question 34
120 seconds Q. In this type of circuit, receivers are connected to different branches
Parallel
Series
• Question 35
120 seconds Q. In Figure 21-2 above, which circuit is wired in series?
circuit A
circuit B
both circuit A and B
neither A nor B
• Question 36
120 seconds Q. Lightning is _____.
a buildup of neutrons
harmless
a high-voltage electric current
a large discharge of static electricity
• Question 37
120 seconds Q. What do opposite charges do?
Attract
Repel
• Question 38
120 seconds Q. What do like charges do?
Attract
Repel
• Question 39
120 seconds Q. Keys are a? 