Grade 9 Electricity Quiz Questions And Answers

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We have this Grade 9 electricity quiz for you. An electric current is a flow of electric charge. In electric circuits, moving electrons in a wire often carries this charge. Electrical hazards can cause burns, shocks, and electrocution (death). Test your knowledge of electricity, its production, and safety techniques through the test below. All the best as you explore this quiz! We hope you score high on this quiz. Let's go!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Receiving an electric shock from a doorknob is an example of ____________.
    • A. 

      Static electricity

    • B. 

      Current electricity

    • C. 

      Spontaneous electricity

    • D. 

      None

  • 2. 
    What kind of charge does an electron have?
    • A. 

      Negative

    • B. 

      Positive

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      It depends

  • 3. 
    What is static electricity caused by?
    • A. 

      A balance of positive and negative charges

    • B. 

      A balance of power

    • C. 

      A balance of various positive charges

    • D. 

      An imbalance of positive and negative charges

  • 4. 
    Which of these materials is an insulator?
    • A. 

      Rubber

    • B. 

      Copper

    • C. 

      Aluminum foil

    • D. 

      Iron

  • 5. 
    Which of these materials is a good conductor?
    • A. 

      Gold

    • B. 

      Plastic

    • C. 

      Wool

    • D. 

      All

  • 6. 
    Which of these is NOT required in order to have a complete circuit?
    • A. 

      Light switch

    • B. 

      Source of electricity

    • C. 

      Load or resistor

    • D. 

      Wires or path

  • 7. 
    When you attach a battery to an electric light bulb, what process makes the bulb light up?
    • A. 

      Protons flowing from the battery into the bulb

    • B. 

      Chemicals moving from the battery through the wire

    • C. 

      Electrons flowing through the circuit

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 8. 
    What should you never bring near an electric appliance?
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Plastic

    • C. 

      Wind

    • D. 

      Rubber

  • 9. 
    A current needs a path to flow along, also known as a 
    • A. 

      Resistor

    • B. 

      Power source

    • C. 

      Circuit

    • D. 

      Fire

  • 10. 
    Why do we coat wires with plastic or rubber?
    • A. 

      Because those materials are good insulators

    • B. 

      Because they are flexible

    • C. 

      Because those materials look nicer than copper wire

    • D. 

      All of these are correct.

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