Examples of Complex Series & Parallel Circuits


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All DC circuits must contain:

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1. Which type of switch works based on the presence of a magnetic field?

2. A red light bulb and a green light bulb are wired in series with a battery. What happens to the red light bulb if the green light bulb burns out?

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

Using this quiz and worksheet, you can find out what you know about examples of complex series and their association with parallel circuits. Questions ask what DC circuits must contain as well as the purpose of a variable resistor.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

Inside the questions of the quiz, you can find these topics to test your understanding of the lesson:

  • The type of switch that works based on magnetic field presence
  • Two bulbs wired in a series with a battery
  • An object that would not allow a circuit to function in the dark
  • The use of a variable resistor

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can identify the requirements of a DC circuit
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about variable resistors
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about switches that work in the presence of a magnetic field

Additional Learning

To find out more about these series, check out the lesson titled Examples of Complex Series & Parallel Circuits. Using this lesson, you can explore the other topics listed below:

  • An SPST switch
  • LEDs
  • Series vs. parallel circuits