Electricity Questions

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Electricity Questions

How much do you know about electricity? Take this quiz and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these items is not found in a typical electrical generator?
    • A. 

      Magnet

    • B. 

      Magnum

    • C. 

      Coiled wire

    • D. 

      Movement

  • 2. 
    What are two types of electrical charges?
    • A. 

      Short and long

    • B. 

      Positive and negative

    • C. 

      High and low

    • D. 

      Slow and fast

  • 3. 
    Which of these common household devices was one of the first to use electricity?
    • A. 

      Oven

    • B. 

      Televison

    • C. 

      Radio

    • D. 

      Light bulb

  • 4. 
    What sort of charge does an electron have?
    • A. 

      Positive

    • B. 

      Negative

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      Overload

  • 5. 
    What sort of charge does a proton have?
    • A. 

      Positive

    • B. 

      Negative

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      Overload

  • 6. 
    What is electricity a form of?
    • A. 

      Light

    • B. 

      Strength

    • C. 

      Energy

    • D. 

      Static

  • 7. 
    You have a balloon and some hair, how do you create static electricity?
    • A. 

      Blow up the balloon and comb your hair

    • B. 

      Tie the balloon to the hair

    • C. 

      Rub the balloon against your hair

    • D. 

      Wear the balloon as a hair tie

  • 8. 
    Which of these is a common form of electricity generation in New Zealand?
    • A. 

      Nuclear

    • B. 

      Solar

    • C. 

      Tidal

    • D. 

      Hydro-electric

  • 9. 
    AC is one form of electrical current, what is the other common form?
    • A. 

      BC

    • B. 

      CC

    • C. 

      DC

    • D. 

      EC

  • 10. 
    Why should you never directly connect the negative and positive terminals of a battery?
    • A. 

      It will short circuit

    • B. 

      You will get a shock

    • C. 

      The battery will turn blue

    • D. 

      The battery will disappear