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Electricity Fundamentals Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is a parallel circuit?

Question 2 2. Voltage is analogous to _____.

Question 3 3. What is a resistor?

Question 4 4. Resistance is equal to:

Question 5 5. In the diagram of an electric force field, the spacing of the field lines:

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Question 6 6. 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?

Question 7 7. Decreasing the charge on both particles by a factor of 1/2 while decreasing the distance by a factor of 1/2 will:

Question 8 8. When given the current and voltage, power can be calculated by:

Question 9 9. Work is _____.

Question 10 10. Which of the following devices is used to measure the current in a circuit?

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Question 11 11. When given the current and resistance, power can be calculated by:

Question 12 12. An example of a good conductor is:

Question 13 13. Two collections of electrons with the same charge density but with different amounts of charge will _____.

Question 14 14. If you add an extra resistor to a series circuit, what will happen to the total voltage and total current in the circuit?

Question 15 15. What is current in a circuit?

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Question 16 16. If the voltage is increased:

Question 17 17. An atom becomes a negative ion when:

Question 18 18. The total current through a parallel circuit:

Question 19 19. Electrical energy is conducted through a material by:

Question 20 20. What is a series circuit?

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Question 21 21. In the diagram of an electric force field, the field lines represent:

Question 22 22. Materials that are easily positively charged:

Question 23 23. The voltage lost in each light bulb in a series circuit:

Question 24 24. The unit of electrical power is the:

Question 25 25. Adding a light bulb to a parallel circuit will:

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Question 26 26. In Coulomb's Law, increasing the distance between particles by a factor of 2 while leaving all other factors the same will:

Question 27 27. Alternating current:

Question 28 28. Electrical resistance:

Question 29 29. Materials that make good electrical insulators contain atoms with:

Question 30 30. Electrons from a battery flow through an electric circuit from the _____ to the _____.

Electricity Fundamentals Chapter Exam Instructions

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