Can You Pass This Hardest Electricity Trivia Quiz?

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Electricity Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Concerning the flow of electricity, materials such as rubber, glass, and dry wood are known as
    • A. 

      Conductors

    • B. 

      Insulators

    • C. 

      Thermocouples

    • D. 

      D electric cells

  • 2. 
    Dry wood makes a good conductor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A ______ is the fundamental unit of a battery.
    • A. 

      Watt

    • B. 

      Thermocouple

    • C. 

      Cell

    • D. 

      None of the above answers are correct.

  • 4. 
    Ohm's law may be expressed as an equation I=E/R, where "E" represents:
    • A. 

      Resistance in ohms.

    • B. 

      Voltage in volts

    • C. 

      Current in amperes.

    • D. 

      None of the answers are correct.

  • 5. 
    Ohm's law may be expressed as an equation I=E/R, where "R" represents:
    • A. 

      Resistance in ohms.

    • B. 

      Voltage in volts.

    • C. 

      Current in amperes.

    • D. 

      None of the answers are correct.

  • 6. 
    When the voltage is doubled, power is
    • A. 

      Tripled

    • B. 

      Halved

    • C. 

      Doubled

    • D. 

      Doubled twice

  • 7. 
    The study of electricity began with the ancient___________
    • A. 

      Egyptians

    • B. 

      Jews

    • C. 

      Greeks

    • D. 

      Europeans

  • 8. 
    Charged atoms are called_________
    • A. 

      Ohms

    • B. 

      Conductors

    • C. 

      Photoelectrons

    • D. 

      Ions

  • 9. 
    The flow of electrical energy through a conductor is called
    • A. 

      an electric charge

    • B. 

      Electric current, or electricity.

    • C. 

      a negative charge.

    • D. 

      a unit of conductance.

  • 10. 
    Material that permits the free movement of a large number of electrons, such as copper wire, is known as a good
    • A. 

      Conductor of electricity.

    • B. 

      Insulator of electricity.

    • C. 

      Example of electrolytic action.

    • D. 

      Electromotive force.

  • 11. 
    N order, the best conductors of electricity are
    • A. 

      copper, aluminum, and silver wire.

    • B. 

      aluminum, copper and silver wire.

    • C. 

      Copper, silver, and aluminum wire.

    • D. 

      Silver, copper, and aluminum wire.

  • 12. 
    Electromotive force may be produced by
    • A. 

      Friction and pressure.

    • B. 

      Heat and light.

    • C. 

      Chemical action and magnetism.

    • D. 

      All of the answers are correct.

  • 13. 
    The true cause of electricity was found with the development of
    • A. 

      Charged particles.

    • B. 

      Atomic theory of matter.

    • C. 

      Static electricity.

    • D. 

      Protons.

  • 14. 
    A substance that has few free electrons is called
    • A. 

      Ionic.

    • B. 

      An insulator.

    • C. 

      A conductor.

    • D. 

      Electron is deficient.

  • 15. 
    A common name for the voltage produced by rubbing two materials together is
    • A. 

      Static electricity.

    • B. 

      Friction.

    • C. 

      Dynamic charge

    • D. 

      Dry charge. Dry charge.

  • 16. 
    Wires in an electric circuit are designed to keep
    • A. 

      electrical resistance high.

    • B. 

      Electrical current low.

    • C. 

      electrical resistance low.

    • D. 

      Distance from source voltage to load as far as possible.

  • 17. 
    A significant feature of a battery composed of secondary cells such as an automobile battery is that it is
    • A. 

      cheap.

    • B. 

      Light.

    • C. 

      Rechargeable.

    • D. 

      None of the answers are correct.

  • 18. 
    The direction of electron movement in any conductor is
    • A. 

      From negative potential to positive potential.

    • B. 

      From positive potential to negative potential.

    • C. 

      between like charges.

    • D. 

      in orbit around their nuclei.

  • 19. 
    Which of the following kinds of waves can be felt by human beings?
    • A. 

      Vibrations

    • B. 

      Radio

    • C. 

      Radar

    • D. 

      Light

  • 20. 
    The ___________ is the length of a cycle expressed in distance units.
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Amplitude

    • C. 

      Wave length

    • D. 

      Cycle

  • 21. 
    The __________ is the number of cycles repeated during one second of time.
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Amplitude

    • C. 

      Speed

    • D. 

      Cycle

  • 22. 
    The __________ is the wave strength at particular points along with the wave.
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Amplitude

    • C. 

      Wave length

    • D. 

      Cycle

  • 23. 
    ________occurs when there is a change in the density or atmosphere in which the wave is 
    • A. 

      Trapping

    • B. 

      Diffraction

    • C. 

      Refraction

    • D. 

      Reflection

  • 24. 
     _________ causes the spreading of radio waves behind obstructions.
    • A. 

      Trapping

    • B. 

      Diffraction

    • C. 

      Refraction

    • D. 

      Reflection

  • 25. 
     _________ causes the spreading of radio waves behind obstructions.
    • A. 

      Trapping

    • B. 

      Diffraction

    • C. 

      Refraction

    • D. 

      Reflection