4th Grade Science Test On Electricity! Trivia Quiz

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4th Grade Science Test On Electricity! Trivia Quiz

Electricity is something that all age groups should learn. Regarding this quiz, you will have to discern a parallel unit, a series, an electric diagram versus a circuit diagram, what is a good insulator, what is a good conductor, and what is a material through which electric current cannot easily pass. This quiz will help you turn on the light and see what electricity is all about.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Electric current in a/an ____________________ circuit travels in MORE THAN ONE path.
    • A. 

      Series

    • B. 

      Wire

    • C. 

      Parallel

    • D. 

      Connected

  • 2. 
    In a/an ________________________ circuit, if one bulb burns out, the others will stay lit.
    • A. 

      Parallel

    • B. 

      Series

  • 3. 
    In a _________________________ circuit, if one bulb burns out, the others will not work.
    • A. 

      Parallel

    • B. 

      Series

  • 4. 
    A drawing that uses symbols to show how the parts of an electric circuit are connected is a/an _____________________________.
    • A. 

      Nichrome wire

    • B. 

      Electric diagram

    • C. 

      Parallel circuit

    • D. 

      Circuit diagram

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT a good insulator?
    • A. 

      Plastic

    • B. 

      Glass

    • C. 

      Iron

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT a good conductor?
    • A. 

      Iron

    • B. 

      Copper

    • C. 

      Plastic

  • 7. 
    Electric current in a/an _____________________ circuit travels in ONE path.
    • A. 

      Series

    • B. 

      Parallel

    • C. 

      Electric

    • D. 

      Wire

  • 8. 
    A device used to indicate a closed path across two points in a circuit is a/an ______________________.
    • A. 

      Circuit diagram

    • B. 

      Filament

    • C. 

      Nichrome wire

    • D. 

      Circuit tester

  • 9. 
    A material through which electric current CANNOT pass easily is a/an ____________________.
    • A. 

      Tester

    • B. 

      Insulator

    • C. 

      Receptor

    • D. 

      Conductor

  • 10. 
    A material through which electric current CAN pass easily in a/an ______________________
    • A. 

      Tester

    • B. 

      Insulator

    • C. 

      Receptor

    • D. 

      Conductor

  • 11. 
    ___________________________ wire is made of nickel and chromium.
    • A. 

      Copperchrome

    • B. 

      Nichrome

    • C. 

      Cochrome

    • D. 

      Nikelchrome

  • 12. 
    A fine wire that becomes hot and produces light when an electric current passes through it is called a _________________.
    • A. 

      Filament

    • B. 

      Nichrome wire

    • C. 

      Circuit

    • D. 

      Wire

  • 13. 
    In order for a circuit to work, the path must be __________________.
    • A. 

      Series

    • B. 

      Paralled

    • C. 

      Open

    • D. 

      Closed

  • 14. 
    A/An _____________________ is used to turn the electricity in a current on or off.
    • A. 

      Battery

    • B. 

      Switch

    • C. 

      Conductor

    • D. 

      Insulator

  • 15. 
    The flow of electric charge through something is a/an __________________________.
    • A. 

      Electric current

    • B. 

      Circuit tester

    • C. 

      Battery

    • D. 

      Wire

  • 16. 
    A metal strand used to connect electrical devices in a circuit is a/an ________________________.
    • A. 

      Battery

    • B. 

      Switch

    • C. 

      Filament

    • D. 

      Wire

  • 17. 
    A power source than can produce an elecctric current as a result of a chemical change in it is a/an ______________________. 
    • A. 

      Circuit

    • B. 

      Wire

    • C. 

      Battery

    • D. 

      Filament

  • 18. 
    The path for electricity to travel along is a/an ________________________.
    • A. 

      Electric current

    • B. 

      Circuit

    • C. 

      Closed circuit

    • D. 

      Electric diagram

  • 19. 
    A circuit must have which of the following?
    • A. 

      Energy source, battery, something to work

    • B. 

      Energy source, wire, circuit tester

    • C. 

      Energy source, wire, switch

    • D. 

      Energy source, wire, something to work

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