Series and Parallel Circuits
Contributed by: Barnard

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

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

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