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AP Physics C - Direct Current Circuits: Homeschool Curriculum Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Using Kirchhoff's rules, what is the amount of current in I1?

Question 2 2. Which is true about current in a parallel circuit?

Question 3 3. Alternating current:

Question 4 4. The two types of current are:

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT true about resistors?

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Question 6 6. In a parallel circuit, the branches

Question 7 7. The total current through a parallel circuit:

Question 8 8. Current is:

Question 9 9. Electrical resistance:

Question 10 10. The resistance of a wire increases if:

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Question 11 11. What is the difference between series and parallel circuits?

Question 12 12. The time constant τ is equal to which one of the following?

Question 13 13. The transfer of electrical energy through a conductor:

Question 14 14. Resistivity is:

Question 15 15. Which of the following is true about capacitors?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is true about exponential decay?

Question 17 17. The sum of all voltage drops in a circuit is equal to __

Question 18 18. Which is true about resistance in a series circuit?

Question 19 19. If the temperature of a conductor increases, then:

Question 20 20. What is the main difference between parallel and series circuits?

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Question 21 21. Adding a light bulb to a parallel circuit will:

Question 22 22. Which is true about voltage in a series circuit?

Question 23 23. Which best defines a circuit?

Question 24 24. What happens to the voltage as it encounters a resistor from negative to positive?

Question 25 25. Which is true about current in a series circuit?

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Question 26 26. The voltage lost in each light bulb in a series circuit:

Question 27 27. Adding a light bulb to a series circuit will:

Question 28 28. Electrical resistance is caused by:

Question 29 29. According to Kirchhoff's first rule, which of the following is true about current as it leaves a circuit junction?

Question 30 30. Which best describes Ohm's Law?

AP Physics C - Direct Current Circuits: Homeschool Curriculum Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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