Series and Parallel Circuits
Contributed by: Barnard

  • 1. How many light bulbs are in the diagram?
A) 2
B) 1
C) 3
D) 4
  • 2. What kind of circuit is shown above?
A) parallel
B) concave
C) square
D) series
  • 3. How many batteries are in the diagram?
A) 0
B) 1
C) 3
D) 2
  • 4. What kind of circuit is shown above?
A) parallel
B) series
C) convex
D) rectangle
  • 5. The diagram shows a switch that's________.
A) closed
B) broken
C) open
D) loose
  • 6. The photo shows a symbol of what object?
A) a battery
B) a car
C) a switch
D) a wire
  • 7. A device able to supply electrical energy is a ________.
A) nonconductor
B) battery
C) microwave
D) conductor
  • 8. The pathway for electrical current is called a _______.
A) cloud
B) motor
C) highway
D) circuit
  • 9. When the electrical current CANNOT flow, the circuit is _______.
A) loose
B) open
C) closed
D) broken
  • 10. The positve (+) and negative (-) ends of the battery are called ______.
A) battery sides
B) battery terminals
C) circuit diagram
D) battery knobs
  • 11. A circuit that has only one electric flow is _________.
A) parallel circuit
B) battery circuit
C) series circuit
D) paper circuit
  • 12. The unit that measures a battery's strength is called ________.
A) volt
B) current
C) conductor
D) circuit
  • 13. A device that opens and closes a circuit is a __________.
A) switch
B) volt
C) conductor
D) electrical current
  • 14. Objects that allow electrical current to flow are called ______.
A) batteries
B) conductors
C) circuits
D) nonconductors
  • 15. Objects that DO NOT allow electrical current to flow are called ______.
A) conductors
B) batteries
C) circuits
D) nonconductors
  • 16. Which parts of the pencil are conductors?
A) The eraser and point
B) The wood and eraser
C) The metal and point
D) The wood and metal
  • 17. Which activity did we compare the brightness of the light bulb?
A) Series and Parallel Circuits
B) Paper-Clip Switch
C) Solid Conductors
D) Simple Circuits
  • 18. Which activity did we discover what objects are conductors and what objects are nonconductors?
A) Paper-Clip Switch
B) Simple Circuits
C) Series and Parallel Circuits
D) Solid Conductors
  • 19. How many volts are in the batteries we have used?
A) 3
B) 3v
C) 1.5
D) 1.5v
  • 20. The series circuit with two batteries, gives how much voltage to a light bulb?
A) 1v
B) 3v
C) 2v
D) 1.5v
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Answer Key

1.C   2.D   3.B   4.A   5.C   6.A   7.B   8.D   9.B   10.B   11.C   12.A   13.A   14.B   15.D   16.C   17.A   18.D   19.D   20.B  

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