# Series and Parallel combination of Resistors

## 10 questions

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• 1. Multiple Choice
1 minute
1 pt

Four unequal resistors are connected in a parallel with each other. Which one of the following statements is correct about this combination?

The equivalent resistance is less than that of the smallest resistor.

The equivalent resistance is equal to the average of the four resistances.

The equivalent resistance is midway between the largest and smallest resistance.

The equivalent resistance is more than the largest resistance.

• 2. Multiple Choice
2 minutes
1 pt

Draw a circuit with a battery connected to four resistors, R1, R2, R3, and R4, as follows. Resistors R1 and R2 are connected in parallel with each other, resistors R3 and R4 are connected in parallel with each other, and both parallel sets of resistors are connected in series with each other across the battery.

• 3. Multiple Choice
30 seconds
1 pt

With three 10 resistors connected in series with a 30 volt cell, the total circuit current will equal ____.

300 amps

1 amp

3 amps