Circuits and Electricity

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25 questions
• 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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