Electrical Circuit Test! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Electrical Circuit Test! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following describes a series circuit?
    • A. 

      Current flows along each branch

    • B. 

      Bulbs are all in a loop

    • C. 

      If one bulb breaks the other one still works

  • 2. 
    Which of the following describes a parallel circuit?
    • A. 

      All bulbs light up together

    • B. 

      If one bulb breaks the circuit is broken

    • C. 

      Current flows along each branch

  • 3. 
    What units does the electrical current have?
    • A. 

      Amps

    • B. 

      Volts

    • C. 

      Power

  • 4. 
    What is the symbol for a bulb or lamp?
    • A. 

      A rectangle

    • B. 

      A circle with an x

    • C. 

      One big and one small line

    • D. 

      A bulb shape with a coil inside

  • 5. 
    What type of circuit do we find in our houses?
    • A. 

      Parallel

    • B. 

      Series

  • 6. 
    When you move your brain uses electrical signals; these are called:
    • A. 

      Nerve signals

    • B. 

      Electrical signals

    • C. 

      Impulses

  • 7. 
    If your heart stops, doctors can try to start it again by using a
    • A. 

      Electric shocker

    • B. 

      Defibrillator

    • C. 

      Pacemaker

  • 8. 
    When your skin is wet, electricity can pass through you
    • A. 

      More easily

    • B. 

      Harder

    • C. 

      About the same as dry skin

  • 9. 
    "In parallel" means that a circuit has:
    • A. 

      One path

    • B. 

      Two paths

    • C. 

      Multiple paths

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    What is the name of the law that keeps track of volts, ohms, and amperes?
    • A. 

      Newton's Law Pascal's Law

    • B. 

      Kirchoff's Law

    • C. 

      Coulomb's Law

    • D. 

      Ohm's Law

  • 11. 
    When measuring ohms in a circuit, you are measuring:
    • A. 

      Current

    • B. 

      Voltage

    • C. 

      Resistance

    • D. 

      Power

  • 12. 
    Variable resistors are called:
    • A. 

      Rheostats

    • B. 

      Trimmers

    • C. 

      Potentiometers

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    How can you determine the value of a resistor?
    • A. 

      Weigh the resistor

    • B. 

      Read the color bands

    • C. 

      Check the voltage

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    The formula RT = R1 + R2 + R3 indicates:
    • A. 

      An open circuit

    • B. 

      A short circuit

    • C. 

      A parallel circuit

    • D. 

      A series circuit

  • 15. 
    Direct current is current that flows
    • A. 

      In two directions

    • B. 

      In one direction only

    • C. 

      Up and down

    • D. 

      In pulses

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