Series and Parallel Circuits
Contributed by: Barnard

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

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

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