Mrs. Miller - Electricity Vocab. Quiz

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Electricity Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The energy of moving electrons
    • A. 

      Static electricity

    • B. 

      Electrical energy

    • C. 

      Ion

  • 2. 
    A charged atom is called
    • A. 

      Static electricity

    • B. 

      Electrical energy

    • C. 

      Ion

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Static electricity

    • B. 

      Electrical energy

    • C. 

      Electric current

  • 4. 
    A substance that allows electrons to flow through it EASILY is ..
    • A. 

      Conductor

    • B. 

      Insulator

    • C. 

      Electric current

  • 5. 
    A substance that does not allow electrons to flow through it easily is ..
    • A. 

      Conductor

    • B. 

      Electrical energy

    • C. 

      Insulator

  • 6. 
    A closed path through which electrons can travel is called an
    • A. 

      Electric circuit

    • B. 

      Electrical energy

    • C. 

      Insulator

  • 7. 
    A spot where electric current is prevented from reaching an appliance is called a
    • A. 

      Short circuit

    • B. 

      Conductor

    • C. 

      Series circuit

  • 8. 
    A circuit in which the parts are connected in a single loop is called
    • A. 

      Short circuit

    • B. 

      Conductor

    • C. 

      Series circuit

  • 9. 
    A circuit that has many paths through which electric current can flow is called a
    • A. 

      Short circuit

    • B. 

      Parallel circuit

    • C. 

      Series circuit

  • 10. 
    A device that opens and closes a circuit is a...
    • A. 

      Patch

    • B. 

      Parallel circuit

    • C. 

      Switch

  • 11. 
    A magnet formed by electric current running through a coiled wore wrapped around an iron bar is called an
    • A. 

      Electromagnet

    • B. 

      Magnet

    • C. 

      Switch

  • 12. 
    A device that uses a magnet to convert mechanical energy into electrical energy is a (an)
    • A. 

      Electromagnet

    • B. 

      Generator

    • C. 

      Switch

  • 13. 
    A device that converts the energy in a stream of fluid into mechanical energy is called a
    • A. 

      Turbine

    • B. 

      Generator

    • C. 

      Magnet

  • 14. 
    A fuel formed over many years from the remains of living organisms is
    • A. 

      A renewable energy source

    • B. 

      Generator

    • C. 

      A fossil fuel

  • 15. 
    A resource that cannot be replaced, or can only be replaced after a long period of time is a ..
    • A. 

      A nonrenewable energy source

    • B. 

      A renewable energy source

    • C. 

      A fossil fuel

  • 16. 
    A resource that can be replaced through natural processes over a short period of time is a
    • A. 

      A nonrenewable energy source

    • B. 

      A renewable energy source

    • C. 

      A fossil fuel

  • 17. 
    The practice of using energy wisely and finding ways to to use less energy is called...
    • A. 

      A nonrenewable energy source

    • B. 

      A renewable energy source

    • C. 

      Energy conservation

  • 18. 
    The branch of science that studies the uses if electric current and the development  of electronic devices is called...
    • A. 

      Electronics

    • B. 

      Energy Conservation

    • C. 

      Biology

  • 19. 
    A tiny slice of silicon on which an entire circuit is formed is called...
    • A. 

      A microchip

    • B. 

      A computer

    • C. 

      A circuit