# Year 9 Sci Apo Electric Circuits Test1

35 Questions | Total Attempts: 218

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• 1.
What circuit symbol is this?
• A.

A Bulb

• B.

A Motor

• C.

A Fuse

• D.

A Cell

• 2.
Voltage does not split in a parallel circuit.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 3.
In a Series circit, the current...?
• A.

Stays the same

• B.

Splits at a branch

• C.

Is given to the cell

• D.

Is shared amongst components

• 4.
A single battery is called a ----?
• 5.
Current is the amount of energy provided by the circuit, increasing this made the electrons travel faster.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 6.
This is the symbol for:
• A.

An Ammeter

• B.

A Voltmeter

• C.

A Buzzer

• D.

An Electric Shock

• 7.
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

• 8.
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

• 9.
What units does the electrical current have?
• A.

Amps

• B.

Volts

• C.

Power

• 10.
What type of circuit do we find  in our houses?
• A.

Parallel

• B.

Series

• 11.
When you skin is wet, electricity can pass through you
• A.

Easier

• B.

Harder

• C.

The same

• 12.
Electric current in a/an ____________________ circuit travels in MORE THAN ONE path.
• A.

Series

• B.

Wire

• C.

Parallel

• D.

Connected

• 13.
In a/an ________________________ circuit, if one bulb burns out, the others will stay lit.
• A.

Parallel

• B.

Series

• 14.
In a _________________________ circuit, if one bulb burns out, the others will not work.
• A.

Parallel

• B.

Series

• 15.
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

• 16.
Which of the following is NOT a good insulator?
• A.

Plastic

• B.

Glass

• C.

Iron

• 17.
Which of the following is NOT a good conductor?
• A.

Iron

• B.

Copper

• C.

Plastic

• 18.
Electric current in a/an _____________________ circuit travels in ONE path.
• A.

Series

• B.

Parallel

• C.

Electric

• D.

Wire

• 19.
A material through which electric current CANNOT pass easily is a/an ____________________.
• A.

Tester

• B.

Insulator

• C.

Receptor

• D.

Conductor

• 20.
A material through which electric current CAN pass easily in a/an ______________________/
• A.

Tester

• B.

Insulator

• C.

Receptor

• D.

Conductor

• 21.
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

• 22.
In order for a circuit to work, the path must be __________________.
• A.

Series

• B.

Paralled

• C.

Open

• D.

Closed

• 23.
A/An _____________________ is used to turn the electricity in a current on or off.
• A.

Battery

• B.

Switch

• C.

Conductor

• D.

Insulator

• 24.
The flow of electric charge through something is a/an __________________________.
• A.

Electric current

• B.

Circuit tester

• C.

Battery

• D.

Wire

• 25.
A metal strand used to connect electrical devices in a circuit is a/an ________________________.
• A.

Battery

• B.

Switch

• C.

Filament

• D.

Wire

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