# AC Ep Grade Six Electricity In Our Lives And Rocks And Minerals Review 2012

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This quiz is designed for the students of AC EP 6th Grade sciences classes to help them prepare for the exam on the Electricity Unit and the Rocks and Minerals Unit.

• 1.
In a _________circuit electricity has only one path to follow.
• A.

Parallel

• B.

Series

• C.

Integrated

• D.

Perpendicular

• 2.
The fuses seen in this picture would be used in what kind of device?
• A.

I pod

• B.

Car fuse

• C.

House fuse

• D.

Computer fuse

• 3.
When a fuse is no good anymore the term we use to describe it is ....?
• A.

Blown

• B.

Used

• C.

Exploded

• D.

Old

• 4.
A fuse works by ....?
• A.

Interrupting the flow of neutrons

• B.

Stopping the flow of protons

• C.

Breaking the circuit when too much current flows through.

• D.

Stopping the flow of photons

• 5.
• A.

Physical

• B.

Electrical

• C.

Free

• D.

Nuclear

• 6.
To work out the current in a circuit we use the following formula.
• A.

Amps=Watts/Volts

• B.

Watts/Amps=Volts

• C.

Power = voltage/current

• D.

Watts = Amps x Volts

• 7.
Electricity is produced by a __________________?
• A.

Transporter

• B.

Transformer

• C.

Generator

• D.

Turbine

• 8.
If the amperage of a kettle is 5 amp what size of fuse would you have to use?
• A.

10A

• B.

15 A

• C.

1 A

• D.

11 A

• 9.
One advantage of a circuit breaker over a fuse is _________.
• A.

It looks better

• B.

It is reusable

• C.

It can deal with very low amperage

• D.

It is inexpensive

• 10.
A _______________ spins the shaft in a generator
• A.

Generator

• B.

Propeller

• C.

Turbine

• D.

Transmission

• 11.
The scientific process of making electricity using a magnet was discovered by ____________
• A.

Thomas Edison

• B.

Nikola Tesla

• C.

Michael Jackson

• D.

• 12.
Name the process happening in this animation.
• A.

Electrostatic induction

• B.

Electronic induction

• C.

Electromagnetic induction

• D.

Electromagnetic rotation

• 13.
A simple circuit consists of three things. A battery, a ______________ and a type of resistor that converts electrical energy to light, sound or motion.
• A.

A switch

• B.

A conductor (eg- a wire)

• C.

A generator

• D.

A bulb

• 14.
What type of electrical component does this symbol show?
• A.

Ammeter

• B.

Railway

• C.

Lamp

• D.

Bulb

• E.

Both c and d

• 15.
What electrical component does this symbol represent?
• A.

Cell

• B.

Battery

• C.

Fuse

• D.

Resistor

• E.

Both a and b

• 16.
What electrical component does this symbol represent?
• A.

Cell

• B.

Transistor

• C.

On- off switch

• D.

Fuse

• 17.
What type of electrical component does this represent?
• A.

Voltmeter

• B.

Resistor

• C.

Variable resistor

• D.

Switch

• 18.
A _______________ ________________ allows a charge to flow along a different path from the one intended.
• A.

Short circuit

• B.

• C.

Over heated

• D.

Blow out

• 19.
In this type of circuit there are multiple paths  through which current can flow, so the overall resistance is lower.
• A.

Simple circuit

• B.

Series circuit

• C.

Parallel circuit

• D.

Perpendicular circuit

• 20.
After the electricity is connects to your house it passes through a ____________ that measures how much electricity your family uses.
• A.

Circuit breaker

• B.

Meter

• C.

Gauge

• D.

Fuse

• 21.
If a mineral is made of just one chemical element it is called a ____________________.
• A.

Igneous rock

• B.

Pure element

• C.

Native element

• D.

Native mineral

• 22.
A rock which has a value of one on the Moh's Scale is very __________.
• A.

Hard

• B.

Porous

• C.

Soft

• D.

Shiny

• 23.
When identifying minerals the ________ made by a mineral is often a different colour than the mineral itself.
• A.

Scratch

• B.

Mark

• C.

Streak

• D.

Score

• 24.
When igneous rock is turned into sediment the process is called.
• A.

Deposition

• B.

Erosion

• C.

Weathering

• D.

Composition

• 25.
This rock is used for chalkboards and is a metamorphic rock.
• A.

Gypsum

• B.

Granite

• C.

Slate

• D.

Calcite