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Circuits and Electricity

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  • Q1
    A closed path that an electric current can move along
    conductor
    circuit
    insulator
    electricity
    60s
  • Q2
    What is the source of power in a circuit?
    Bulb
    copper wire
    Battery
    Switch
    60s
  • Q3
    What is the purpose of a switch in an electrical circuit?
    To complete the circuit
    To turn the power on and off
    To turn the power off
    To turn the power on
    60s
  • Q4
    The casing or the outside for most electrical products should be made of what?
    insulating material
    metal
    conducting material
    paper
    60s
  • Q5
    What is the source of light in a circuit?
    Switch
    Bulb
    Copper wire
    Battery
    60s
  • Q6
    How does a switch turn a buzzer on?
    By removing the bulb
    By completing the circuit
    By removing the power source
    By breaking the circuit
    60s
  • Q7
    How does a switch turn a bulb off?
    By removing the battery
    By completing the circuit
    By breaking the circuit
    You can't turn the switch off.
    60s
  • Q8
    A closed circuit....
    is on.
    has a break in it.
    is off.
    requires no battery.
    60s
  • Q9
    Wires are normally made from copper. This is because....
    copper has a pretty color.
    copper is a good insulator.
    copper is a very good conductor of electricity.
    copper is a poor conductor of electricity.
    60s
  • Q10
    Why are electrical plugs made of plastic?
    Plastic is a good electrical conductor.
    Plastic protects people from electricity.
    Plastic is stronger than all other materials.
    Only plastic can be made into the right shape for a plug.
    60s
  • Q11
    A material which is an electrical conductor does what?
    It allows electricity to pass through it easily.
    It does not allow electricity to pass through it easily.
    It allows heat to travel through it easily.
    It does not allow heat to travel through it easily.
    60s
  • Q12
    Wires are usually coated in plastic because....
    plastic is an insulator.
    plastic bends and rubber does not.
    plastic helps the wires conduct electricity.
    plastic can be lots of different colors.
    60s
  • Q13
    Which of these is a good electrical conductor?
    the human body
    water
    All of the above
    steel nail
    60s
  • Q14
    Which of these could be used to complete an electrical circuit?
    A rubber glove
    A piece of gravel
    A pair of metal scissors
    A wax crayon
    60s
  • Q15
    Why are insulators important in an electrical circuit?
    All of the above.
    Electricity will only flow through insulators.
    They make the circuit safe to touch.
    Light bulbs are only made of insulating materials.
    60s

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