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Physics Lab Experiments: Electricity Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is an electric circuit?

Question 2 2. The field lines of a horseshoe magnet (or any magnet for that matter) point from ______ to _______.

Question 3 3. What is an electric circuit?

Question 4 4. What happened when Einstein increased the intensity of light shone on a metal?

Question 5 5. What is a series circuit?

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Question 6 6. What is the photoelectric effect experiment?

Question 7 7. What is a capacitor?

Question 8 8. If you connect a capacitor to a battery, what will happen?

Question 9 9. If you position a wire at 90 degrees to a magnetic field, and run a current through it, what will happen?

Question 10 10. What is current in a circuit?

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Question 11 11. What is a magnetic field?

Question 12 12. How is a capacitor structured?

Question 13 13. Which of the following phenomena can only be explained by seeing light as a particle, instead of a wave?

Question 14 14. What is the benefit of using capacitors?

Question 15 15. What is a resistor?

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Question 16 16. If a 12 volt battery is connected to three bulbs in SERIES, what is the voltage across each bulb? What about if they were connected in parallel?

Question 17 17. How did Einstein know that electrons had been produced in his photoelectric effect experiment?

Question 18 18. If you position a wire at 180 degrees to a magnetic field, and run a current through it, what will happen?

Question 19 19. A charge moving through an external magnetic field will _____________ .

Question 20 20. If a battery is connected to three bulbs in SERIES, and a current of 15 amps flows out of the battery terminal, what is the current flowing through each bulb? What about if they were connected in parallel?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following devices is used to measure the current in a circuit?

Question 22 22. If you add an extra resistor to a series circuit, what will happen to the total voltage and total current in the circuit?

Question 23 23. What is wave-particle duality?

Question 24 24. If you connect a previously charged capacitor to a bulb, what will happen?

Question 25 25. What is a parallel circuit?

Physics Lab Experiments: Electricity Chapter Exam Instructions

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