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Physics Chapter 23

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Physics Chapter 23

  
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1.  Electrons are made to flow in a wire when there is 
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2.  An ampere is a unit of electrical
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3.  A wire that carries an electric current
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4.  A coulomb of charge that passes through a 6-volt battery is given
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5.  Which statement is correct?
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6.  Electrons move in an electrical circuit
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7.  Heat a copper wire and its electric resistance
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8.  Stretch a copper wire so that it is thinner and the resistance between its ends
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9.  A wire carrying a current is normally charged
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10.  In an ac circuit, the electric field
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11.  The current through a 10-ohm resistor connected to a 120-V power supply is
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12.  A 10-ohm resistor has a 5-A current in it. What is the voltage across the resistor?
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13.  When a 10-V battery is connected to a resistor, the current in the resistor is 2A. What is the resistor's value?
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14.  The source of electrons in an ordinary electrical circuit is
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15.  The source of electrons lighting an incandescent as light bulb is
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16.  A woman experiences an electrical shock. The electrons making the shock come from the
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17.  In a common dc circuit, electrons move at speeds of
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18.  When a light switch is turned on in a dc circuit, the average speed of electrons in the lamp is
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19.  Alternating current is normally produced by a
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20.  The electric power of a lamp that carries 2 A at 120 V is
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21.  When two lamps are connected in parallel to a battery, the electrical resistance that the battery senses is
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22.  When two lamps are connected in series to a battery, the electrical resistance that the battery senses is
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23.  On some early automobiles both headlights went out when one bulb burned out. The headlights must have been connected in
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24.  Modern automobile headlights are connected in
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25.  There are electrons int he filament of the ac lamp in your bedroom. When you turn on the lamp and it glows, the glowing comes from 
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26.  A 100-watt lamp glows brighter than a 25-Watt lamp. The electrical resistance of the 100-watt lamp must be
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27.  In an electric circuit, the safety fuse is connected to the circuit in
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28.  When a pair of 1-ohm resistors are connected in series, their combined resistance is
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29.   a circuit breaker serves the same purpose as 
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30.  A capacitor is useful in
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31.  An electrical diode is useful for
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32.  In the 110-volt circuit shown,
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33.  In the circuit of figure 23-A, energy is given to the moving charges by
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34.  A capacitor is used to store
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35.  The number of electrons delivered daily to an average American home by an average power utility in the mid 1980s was
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36.  Two lamps, one with a thick filament and one with a thin filament, are connected in series. The current is greater in the lamp with the
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37.  Two lamps, one with a thick filament and one with a thin filament, are connected in parallel to a battery. the voltage is greatest across the lamp with the
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38.  Two lamps, one with thick filament and one with a thin filament of the same material, are connected in parallel to a battery. the current is larger in the lamp with the
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39.  Two lamps, one with a thick filament and one with a thin filament of the same material, are connected in series to a battery. the voltage is greater across the lamp with the
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40.  As more lamps are put into a series circuit, the overall current in the power source
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41.  As more lamps are put into a parallel circuit, the overall current in the power source
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42.  A circuit is powered with a battery. charge flows
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43.  When we say an appliance "uses up electricity," we really are saying that 
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44.  Compared to the resistance of two resistors connected in series, the same two resistors connected in parallel have
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45.  If you plug an electric toaster rated at 110 V into a 220-V outlet, the current in the toaster wil be about
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46.  A 60-watt light bulb is connected to a 120-volt plug. what is the current in the light bulb?
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47.  What is the power rating of a light bulb if 0.8 A flow through it when it is connected to a 120-volt outlet?
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48.  The headlights, radio, and defroster fan in an automobile are connected in
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49.  A 4-ohm resistor is connected in parallel with a 6-ohm resistor. this combination produces an equivalent resistance of 
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50.  The power dissipated in a 4-ohm resistor carrying 3 A is 
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51.  Which is more dangerous, touching a faulty 110-volt light fixture, or a van de graaff generator charged to 100,00 volts?
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52.  A 60- W light bulb and a 100-W light bulb are each rated at 120 V. which light bulb has a larger resistance?
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53.  A 60 W light bulb and a 100- W light bulb are each connected to a 120 V outlet. Which light bulb has more current in it?
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54.  Compared to the filament thickness of a 60-W light bulb, the filament of a 100-W light bulb will be
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55.  Compared to a single lamp connected to a battery, two identical lamps connected in series to the same batter will carry
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56.  Compared to a single lamp connected to a battery, two lamps connected in parallel to the same battery will carry
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57.  An electric hater is rated at 300 W when used in a 110-V circuit. The safety fuse n the circuit can handle 15 A of current. how many heaters can be safely operated in the circuit?
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58.  A heater uses 20 A when used in a 110-V line. If electric power costs 10 cents per kilowatt hour, the cost of running the heater for 10 hours is
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59.  The current through two identical light bulbs connected in series is 0.25 A. the voltage across both bulbs is 110 V. the resistance of a single light bulb is
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60.  A power line with a resistance of 2 ohms has a current of 80 A in it. the power dissipated in the line is
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61.  What is the resistance of a 120-W incandescent lamp connected to a 120-V power supply?
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62.  Compared to the amount of electric current in the filament of a lamp, the amount of current in the connecting wire is
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63.  Connect a pair of lamps in series and you draw current from the connected battery. connect the same lamps in parallel and you draw
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