Interesting Questions On Electricity! Trivia Quiz

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Interesting Questions On Electricity! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 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