  Series and Parallel Circuits

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• Q1
What happens to the voltage in a series circuit?
It increases as it passes through the components
It remains constant throughout the circuit
It decreases as it passes through the components
It is divided among the components
30s
• Q2
What is the advantage of a parallel circuit over a series circuit?
Parallel circuits use less energy
Parallel circuits are simpler to set up
If one component breaks, the others can still function
Parallel circuits are always faster than series circuits
30s
• Q3
What happens to the current in a series circuit?
It is divided among the components
It decreases as it passes through the components
It increases as it passes through the components
It is the same throughout the circuit
30s
• Q4
What happens to the resistance in a parallel circuit?
It decreases as more components are added
It increases as more components are added
It changes depending on the type of components used
It remains constant no matter how many components are added
30s
• Q5
How are the components arranged in a series circuit?
Side by side with multiple paths
Randomly scattered with no set path
In a loop where the current flows in both directions
One after another in a single path
30s
• Q6
How are the components arranged in a parallel circuit?
Side by side with multiple paths
In a loop where the current flows in both directions
One after another in a single path
Randomly scattered with no set path
30s
• Q7
What is true about the voltage in a parallel circuit?
It decreases as it passes through the components
It is the same across all components
It is divided among the components
It increases as it passes through the components
30s
• Q8
What is true about the current in a parallel circuit?
It increases as it passes through the components
It is divided among the components
It is the same throughout the circuit
It decreases as it passes through the components
30s
• Q9
What is true about the resistance in a series circuit?
It is the maximum of the resistances of each component
It is the sum of the resistances of each component
It is the minimum of the resistances of each component
It is the average of the resistances of each component
30s
• Q10
What is the total voltage of a series circuit with three components if each component has a voltage of 5V?
5V
25V
10V
15V
30s

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