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Electrical Conductors and Insulators

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11 questions
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  • Q1
    A material that lets electricity pass through it is called...
    an electrical appliance
    an electrical conductor
    an electrical insulator
    60s
  • Q2
    A material that does NOT let electricity pass through it is called
    an electrical appliance
    an electrical conductor
    an electrical insulator
    60s
  • Q3
    Which of the following material is an electrical conductor?
    wood
    silver
    plastic
    60s
  • Q4
    Which of the following material is an electrical insulator?
    rubber
    aluminium
    gold
    60s
  • Q5
    Why is a bulb brighter when it is powered by two batteries rather than one?
    Because the flow of electricity in the circuit is the same.
    Because the flow of electricity in the circuit is less.
    Because the flow of electricity in the circuit is greater
    60s
  • Q6
    Why is electrical wiring usually made from copper?
    Because copper is magnetic
    Because copper is shiny
    Because copper is a good conductor of electricity.
    60s
  • Q7
    Why is electrical wiring usually covered with a layer of plastic or rubber?
    To make is safe to handle without getting electrocuted or shocked or causing a fire.
    To help electricity flow along the wire.
    To make it look pretty.
    60s
  • Q8
    A material which is an electrical insulator does what?
    it allows heat to travel through it easily.
    It does not allow heat to travel through it easily.
    It does not allow electricity to pass through it easily.
    60s
  • Q9
    A material which is an electrical conductor does what?
    It does not allow electricity to pass through it easily
    It allows electricity to pass though it easily.
    It allows heat to travel through it easily.
    60s
  • Q10
    Which of these is NOT an electrical conductor
    aluminium
    copper
    rubber
    gold
    60s
  • Q11
    Which of these is NOT a good electrical insulator?
    wood
    plastic
    silver
    glass
    60s

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