# Electric Circuit Fundamentals: Components & Types

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### Adding a light bulb to a series circuit will:

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### 2. The voltage across each light bulb in a parallel circuit:

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This quiz and worksheet combination will test your understanding of the characteristics of electrical circuits. The questions on this quiz will test you on the characteristics of electrical circuits, the two different types of circuits, and the effects of certain variables on these circuits.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

• The characteristics of series circuits
• What happens to the total current in a parallel circuit
• How resistance is effected in series and parallel circuits

## Skills Practiced

• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information on each type of circuits from this general reading on the subject of their characteristics
• Making connections - use your understanding of the concept of electrical currents and resistance to better understand how these types of circuits work
• Problem solving - use the knowledge on circuits and electricity that you've acquired to answer questions about the separate types of circuits and how variables interact within them