Series and Parallel Circuits
Contributed by: Barnard

 1. How many light bulbs are in the diagram?A) 4B) 2C) 3D) 12. What kind of circuit is shown above?A) squareB) parallelC) seriesD) concave3. How many batteries are in the diagram?A) 3B) 2C) 1D) 04. What kind of circuit is shown above?A) rectangleB) parallelC) convexD) series5. The diagram shows a switch that's________.A) openB) closedC) looseD) broken6. The photo shows a symbol of what object?A) a switchB) a carC) a batteryD) a wire7. A device able to supply electrical energy is a ________.A) conductorB) nonconductorC) batteryD) microwave8. The pathway for electrical current is called a _______.A) circuitB) cloudC) motorD) highway9. When the electrical current CANNOT flow, the circuit is _______.A) looseB) closedC) brokenD) open10. The positve (+) and negative (-) ends of the battery are called ______.A) battery knobsB) circuit diagramC) battery terminalsD) battery sides11. A circuit that has only one electric flow is _________.A) parallel circuitB) series circuitC) paper circuitD) battery circuit12. The unit that measures a battery's strength is called ________.A) currentB) voltC) circuitD) conductor13. A device that opens and closes a circuit is a __________.A) switchB) conductorC) electrical currentD) volt14. Objects that allow electrical current to flow are called ______.A) nonconductorsB) conductorsC) batteriesD) circuits15. Objects that DO NOT allow electrical current to flow are called ______.A) batteriesB) conductorsC) circuitsD) nonconductors16. Which parts of the pencil are conductors?A) The wood and metalB) The eraser and pointC) The wood and eraserD) The metal and point17. Which activity did we compare the brightness of the light bulb?A) Solid ConductorsB) Series and Parallel CircuitsC) Simple CircuitsD) Paper-Clip Switch18. Which activity did we discover what objects are conductors and what objects are nonconductors?A) Simple CircuitsB) Series and Parallel CircuitsC) Paper-Clip SwitchD) Solid Conductors19. How many volts are in the batteries we have used?A) 3B) 1.5C) 1.5vD) 3v20. The series circuit with two batteries, gives how much voltage to a light bulb?A) 1.5vB) 1vC) 2vD) 3v
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Answer Key

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

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