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