Quiz on 11a Static and Current Electricity
 1. Which of the following is defined as a force that pushes and pulls the current through the circuit?A) currentB) electricityC) voltageD) resistance2. Which of the following is defined as the actual "substance" that is flowing through the wires of the circuit (electrons)?A) resistanceB) electricityC) voltageD) current3. Which of the following is defined as friction that impedes or slows the flow of current through the circuit?A) voltageB) electricityC) currentD) resistance4. What happens in a series circuit when more bulbs are added? (Example: I start out with a complete series circuit with 2 bulbs. Then I add in several more wires and several more bulbs & bulb holders. Now I have a complete series circuit with 5 bulbs).A) nothing happensB) all the bulbs go outC) all the bulbs get dimmerD) all the bulbs get brighter5. What happens in a parallel circuit when more bulbs are added? (Example: I start out with a complete parallel circuit with 2 bulbs. Then I add in several more wires and several more bulbs & bulb holders. Now I have a complete parallel circuit with 5 bulbs).A) all the bulbs get dimmerB) all the bulbs go outC) all the bulbs get brighterD) nothing happens6. In a series circuit, if you unscrew one of the bulbs from the bulb holder, what happens to all the other bulbs?A) all the other bulbs go outB) all the other bulbs get brighterC) nothing happensD) all the other bulbs get dimmer7. In a parallel circuit, if you unscrew one of the bulbs from the bulb holder, what happens to all the other bulbs?A) all the other bulbs go outB) nothing happensC) all the other bulbs get dimmerD) all the other bulbs get brighter8. What type of circuit would be best for wiring your house?A) series circuitB) parallel circuit9. Which of the following is not an example of static electricity?A) turning on the lights in your houseB) a balloon sticking to the wallC) a shock from sliding down a slideD) lightning10. There are two kinds of electricity called current and -A) conductionB) staticC) electricalD) electrons11. Charges that are alike will -A) attractB) repelC) currentD) conduct12. Why does the balloon stick to the wall after being charged by friction?A) the charges on the wall and balloon are the sameB) there are more charges on the wall than there are on the balloonC) the charges on the wall and balloon are oppositeD) the charges on the wall and balloon are equal13. In order to turn the light on, the switch must be -A) closedB) open14. Which of the following is an example of an insulator?A) waterB) copperC) woodD) your body15. Materials that allow electrons to move freely through them are called -A) air pocketsB) wooden barsC) insulatorsD) conductors
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