Series and Parallel Circuits
Contributed by: Barnard

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

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