Complete, Open & Short Electric Circuits


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What is an electric circuit?

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1. A circuit where electrons can flow in a complete loop without skipping any of the components is called what?

2. A circuit that has a break or gap in it, and no electricity can flow is called what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Thanks to this quiz and worksheet, you can review what complete, open, and short electric circuits are. You will need to know the characteristics of each type in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

If you use this quiz and worksheet, you can check your knowledge of:

  • A circuit that has a break and no electricity can flow
  • Circuit where electricity flows and electrons go the opposite path they are supposed to
  • An example of a power supply
  • What an electric circuit is

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the different types of electric circuits
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on electric circuits
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what an electric circuit is and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

In order to learn more about the different electric circuits that are used today, you can use the lesson called Complete, Open & Short Electric Circuits. Using this lesson, you can accomplish these tasks:

  • Examine characteristics of an electric circuit
  • Learn what different types of electric circuits are used for