Electricity Quiz
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  • Question 1
    120 seconds
    Q. A closed path that electric current follows 
    answer choices
    Voltage
    Current
    Resistance 
    Circuit
  • Question 2
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    Q. The tendency for a material to oppose the flow of electrons, changing electrical energy into heat energy and light.
    answer choices
    Voltage
    Current
    Resistance
    Circuit 
  • Question 3
    120 seconds
    Q. The current has only one loop to flow through in this circuit. 
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    Series Circuit 
    Parallel Circuit 
  • Question 4
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    Q. This circuit contains two or more branches for current to move through. 
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    Series Circuit 
    Parallel Circuit 
  • Question 5
    120 seconds
    Q. Homes are wired in __________.
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    series circuit
    parallel circuit
    kilowatt-hour
    negative, positive
  • Question 6
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    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 __________.
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    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. 
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    Parallel circuit
    Series circuit
  • Question 8
    120 seconds
    Q. Electricity moves only in a __________ circuit.
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    circuit
    square
    closed
    open
  • Question 9
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    Q. When we turn the switch to the off position, the circuit is __________.
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    closed
    open
    negative, positive
    overload
  • Question 10
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    Q. Electricity used in most homes is generated in a __________.
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    power plant
    conductor
    cell
    thermonuclear reactor
  • Question 11
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    Q. A bulb is the source of electricity in a flashlight.
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    True.
    False.
  • Question 12
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    Q. Glass is a good conductor.
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    True
    False
  • Question 13
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    Q. Current carrying wires must be insulated because it is dangerous for anyone to touch  current carrying wires if they are not insulated.
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    True
    False
  • Question 14
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    Q. Three sources of electricity are:
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    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
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    Q. Does this statement best describe a parallel or a series circuit?
     
    When more light bulbs are added they all remain bright. 
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    Parallel circuit
    Series circuit
  • Question 16
    120 seconds
    Q. An example of a conductor is :
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    a glass paperweight
    a plastic cap
    a metal screw
    a wooden handle
  • Question 17
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    Q. An example of an insulator is:
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    iron
    silver
    copper wire
    rubber
  • Question 18
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    Q. The buildup of charges on an object is called:
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    positive charge
    static charge
    negative charge
    static discharge
  • Question 19
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    Q. What is a circuit?
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    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
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    Q. What charge does an electron have?
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    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: 
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    It has 3 light bulbs.
    The current follows a single path.
    It uses a single battery.
    There is no switch.
  • Question 22
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    Q. Why are metals useful for making electrical wire?
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    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?
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    wood
    an electrical insulator
    glass
    an electrical conductor
  • Question 24
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    Q. The number of electrons flowing is called _____.
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    voltage.
    power.
    current.
    resistance.
  • Question 25
    120 seconds
    Q. A material in which electrons are not able to move easily 
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    Circuit 
    Insulator 
    Resistance 
    Conductor
  • Question 26
    120 seconds
    Q. This is related to the force that causes electric charges to flow
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    Voltage 
    Current
    Resistance
    Circuit 
  • Question 27
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    Q. A battery or other device which provides energy for a circuit
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    Conductor
    Power source
    Parallel circuit
    Complete circuit
  • Question 28
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    Q. Switch
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    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
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    Q. What type of circuit is this?
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    Series circuit
    Incomplete circuit
    Parallel circuit
    Power source
  • Question 30
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    Q. When there is more than one path for the current to follow, it is called a
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    Pathway
    Conductor
    Series circuit
    Parallel circuit
  • Question 31
    120 seconds
    Q. A continuous flow of negatively charged particles/electrons
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    Electrons
    Current
    Circuit
    Fuse
  • Question 32
    120 seconds
    Q. A material that connects the parts of the circuit together and carries electric current
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    Current
    Wire
    Circuit
    Load
  • Question 33
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    Q. This changes electrical energy to another form of energy like heat, light, sound.
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    Fuse
    Resistor
    Motor
    Battery
  • Question 34
    120 seconds
    Q. In this type of circuit, receivers are connected to different branches
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    Parallel
    Series
  • Question 35
    120 seconds
    Q. In Figure 21-2 above, which circuit is wired in series?
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    circuit A
    circuit B
    both circuit A and B
    neither A nor B
  • Question 36
    120 seconds
    Q. Lightning is _____.
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    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?
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    Attract
    Repel
  • Question 38
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    Q. What do like charges do?
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    Attract
    Repel
  • Question 39
    120 seconds
    Q. Keys are a?
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    Insulator
    Conductor
  • Question 40
    120 seconds
    Q. What type of circuit is this?
    answer choices
    Series
    Parallel
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