Electricity

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Electricity Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will test your knowledge on the various terms and concepts associated with electricity. This quiz contains multiple choice, fill in the blank, and true/false questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A simple device that opens and closes an electrical unit is called a(an):
    • A. 

      Volt

    • B. 

      Discharge

    • C. 

      Switch

    • D. 

      Ampere

  • 2. 
    The unit used for measuring electrical current is called a(an):
    • A. 

      Electrode

    • B. 

      Volt

    • C. 

      Discharge

    • D. 

      Ampere

  • 3. 
    This is the unit of measurement that for measuring electrical pressure or EMF?
    • A. 

      Switch

    • B. 

      Volt

    • C. 

      Ampere

    • D. 

      Electrode

  • 4. 
    Material that electricity can travel through easily is called a
    • A. 

      Conductor

    • B. 

      Insulator

    • C. 

      Semiconductor

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 5. 
    A circuit is a path taken by a current. A path with no breaks is called a
    • A. 

      Closed circuit

    • B. 

      Open circuit

    • C. 

      Open switch

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 6. 
    If there is a break in the path the current follows, the circuit is incomplete. A break in the path is called an
    • A. 

      Open circuit

    • B. 

      Close circuit

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Materials that do not allow electrical charges to pass through it easily are called
    • A. 

      Conductor

    • B. 

      Insulator

    • C. 

      Semiconductors

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Lightning is caused by the build up of electrical charges in a cloud, also known as static electricity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Parallel circuits have only one path.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The current always travels from the negative electrode to the positive electrode.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False