# Interesting Questions On Electricity! Trivia Quiz

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• 1.
The Flow of electricity is called______ and measured in_______
• A.

VOLTAGE

• B.

ELECTRICAL CURRENT

• C.

RESISTANCE

• D.

AMPS

• E.

VOLTS

• 2.
The material through which electricity flows easily
• A.

INSULATOR

• B.

CONDUCTOR

• C.

RESISTOR

• D.

COPPER

• E.

SWITCH

• 3.
The prevailing electrical current used in the U.S.
• A.

HERTZ

• B.

AC

• C.

DC

• D.

DIRECT CURRENT

• E.

ALTERNATING CURRENT

• 4.
Stronger than usual electrical current through the wires will create a ____________________ and potential for a _________________
• A.

PARALLEL CIRCUIT

• B.

SHORT CIRCUIT

• C.

FLOOD

• D.

SERIES CIRCUIT

• E.

FIRE

• 5.
The most common voltage used in the U.S. is ______________ with a cycle of  ___________ Hertz
• A.

50

• B.

Depending on the professional, the contractor or the owner involved in a project

• C.

60

• D.

115

• E.

120

• 6.
Electrical power/over time through branch circuits is measured in _____________ which is equal to
• A.

KILOWATT-HOURS

• B.

KILOWATT

• C.

100 Watts

• D.

120 Volts

• E.

1,000 Watts

• 7.
True or False: Comparing Life Cycle Cost: The greater initial cost usually amounts to a lower low life cycle cost.
• 8.
A dimmer provides variations in the intensity of an electrical light source by: 1. Varying the voltage  2. Varying the length of time that the current flows in an alternating cycle
• 9.
A dimmer provides variations in the intensity of an electrical light source by:
• A.

Allows current to flow at full voltage for a portion of the time

• B.

Varying the length of time that the current flows in an alternating cycle

• C.

Varying the voltage

• D.

Convert current into heat

• E.

Increases the life time of the lamp