25 Questions | Total Attempts: 1164  Settings  Electricity is a form of energy. It is used in many places for lighting, heating, cooling and in many other appliances. Over the past week we have covered some basics when it comes to electricity and its components. The quiz below is designed to help you test out what you know understood so far. Give it a shot and see how high you score.

• 1.
What is electricity?
• A.

Rocks in the ground.

• B.

A city where people live

• C.

A form of energy

• D.

A push or pull that makes something move

• 2.
What is a circuit?
• A.

The path in which electricity travels

• B.

The place on a magnet that has the strongest push or pull

• C.

A form of energy

• D.

An event that is caused by an earlier event.

• 3.
To repel means to
• A.

Jump

• B.

Push away

• C.

Pull toward

• D.

To swing

• 4.
To attract means to
• A.

Push away

• B.

To walk on a path

• C.

Create

• D.

Pull toward

• 5.
What is a pole on a magnet?
• A.

A big stick on the top

• B.

A line on the magnet

• C.

The place that has the strongest push or pull

• D.

The path which electricity travels

• 6.
What is gravity?
• A.

The force between the earth and objects that pushes you up.

• B.

The force between the earth and objects that makes you float

• C.

The force between the earth and objects that pulls objects to the center of the earth

• D.

The force between the earth and objects that makes you spin

• 7.
What is a force
• A.

The push or pull that makes something move

• B.

The path that electricity travels through

• C.

An event that makes something happen

• D.

A heat source

• 8.
What is "cause".
• A.

A force that makes something move

• B.

A path of electricity

• C.

Something that pushes you away

• D.

A person, thing or event that makes something happen

• 9.
What is "effect"
• A.

An event that is caused by an earlier event

• B.

A force between the earth and objects

• C.

A place on a magnet

• D.

A form of energy

• 10.
A person, thing or event that makes something happen is called
• A.

Force

• B.

Gravity

• C.

Pole

• D.

Cause

• 11.
An event that is caused by an earlier event is called
• A.

A force

• B.

An effect

• C.

Gravity

• D.

To repel

• 12.
The push or pull that makes something move is called
• A.

Gravity

• B.

Force

• C.

Effect

• D.

Cause

• 13.
The force between the earth and objects that pulls objects to the center of the earth is called
• A.

Pole

• B.

Force

• C.

Gravity

• D.

Attract

• 14.
The place on a magnet that has the strongest push or pull is called the
• A.

Pool

• B.

Circuit

• C.

Pole

• D.

Path

• 15.
To pull toward means to
• A.

Attract

• B.

Repel

• C.

Push away

• D.

Push down

• 16.
To push away means to
• A.

Attract

• B.

Repel

• C.

Pole

• D.

Force

• 17.
The path in which electricity travels is called a
• A.

Circuit

• B.

Force

• C.

Gravity

• D.

Effect

• 18.
A form of energy is called
• A.

Circuit

• B.

Effect

• C.

Attract

• D.

Electricity

• 19.
Magnets have two ends that are called
• A.

Poles

• B.

Pools

• C.

Circuits

• D.

Forces

• 20.
What are the two poles of the magnets (choose two)
• A.

North

• B.

Down

• C.

East

• D.

West

• E.

South

• 21.
When a north pole of one magnet is placed next to a south pole of another magnet the magnets will
• A.

Repel each other

• B.

Not move

• C.

Attract each other

• D.

Stand up straight

• 22.
When the pole of one magnet is placed next to the same pole of another magnet, what will happen?
• A.

They will repel

• B.

They will attract

• C.

Nothing will happen

• D.

They will break

• 23.
What is a conductor of electricity
• A.

Something that electricity can't move through

• B.

Something that makes electricity stop

• C.

Something that electricity can move through

• D.

Something that makes electricity repel magnets

• 24.
What is a source of electricity
• A.

The sun

• B.

The wind

• C.

Water

• D.

A battery

• E.

All of the above

• 25.
What would happen if electricity went into water.
• A.

The water would freeze

• B.

Nothing

• C.

Electricity would flow through it because water is a conductor

• D.

The water would turn black.

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