5.2.3 Electric Circuits - Resistors In Series/Parallel

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5. 2. 3 Electric Circuits - Resistors in series/parallel


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  • 1. 
    3 resistors of 4 ohms are placed in series - what is their combined (equivalent) resistance?
    • A. 

      1 ohm

    • B. 

      3 ohms

    • C. 

      6 ohms

    • D. 

      12 ohms

    • E. 

      24 ohms

    • F. 

      81 ohms

  • 2. 
    2 resistors each of 4 ohms are in parallel - what is their combined (equivalent) resistance?
    • A. 

      1 ohm

    • B. 

      2 ohms

    • C. 

      3 ohms

    • D. 

      4 ohms

    • E. 

      6 ohms

    • F. 

      8 ohms

  • 3. 
    3 resistors of resistances 4 ohms, 4 ohms and 2 ohms are in parallel with each other.  What is their combined resistance?
    • A. 

      1 ohm

    • B. 

      2 ohms

    • C. 

      3 ohms

    • D. 

      4 ohms

    • E. 

      6 ohms

    • F. 

      8ohms

    • G. 

      10 ohms

  • 4. 
    What can you say about an ideal Voltmeter?
    • A. 

      Resistance is zero

    • B. 

      Resistance is infinite

    • C. 

      Current is zero

    • D. 

      Current is infinite

    • E. 

      PD is zero

    • F. 

      PD is infinite

  • 5. 
    What can you say about an ideal Ammeter?
    • A. 

      Resistance is zero

    • B. 

      Resistance is infinite

    • C. 

      Current is zero

    • D. 

      Current is infinite

    • E. 

      PD is zero

    • F. 

      PD is infinite

  • 6. 
    Which sentence below best describes the behaviour of a Thermistor
    • A. 

      High resistance with high light intensity

    • B. 

      Low resistance with high light intensity

    • C. 

      High resistance when it is stretched

    • D. 

      Low resistance when it is stretched

    • E. 

      High resistance when it is hot

    • F. 

      High resistance when it is cool.

  • 7. 
    Which sentence below best describes the behaviour of a LDR
    • A. 

      High resistance with high light intensity

    • B. 

      Low resistance with high light intensity

    • C. 

      High resistance when it is stretched

    • D. 

      Low resistance when it is stretched

    • E. 

      High resistance when it is hot

    • F. 

      Low resistance when it is cool.

  • 8. 
    Which sentence below best describes the behaviour of a Strain gauge?
    • A. 

      High resistance with high light intensity

    • B. 

      Low resistance with high light intensity

    • C. 

      High resistance when it is stretched

    • D. 

      Low resistance when it is stretched

    • E. 

      High resistance when it is hot

    • F. 

      Low resistance when it is cool.

  • 9. 
    Are there any areas of this section on resistors in series and parallel, ammeters and voltmeters and potential dividers which are confusing?
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