Semiconductors & Superconductors: Definition & Properties


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Which of the following is a material that becomes a perfect conductor at a particular, critical temperature?

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1. How conductive are semiconductors?

2. Which of the following is NOT an application of semiconductors?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Did you realize that your smart phone is a type of conductor? This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of semiconductors and superconductors. The quiz questions will test you on a material that becomes a perfect conductor at a particular, critical temperature and an example of a semiconductor material.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet test you on the following:

  • How conductive are semiconductors
  • What is not an application of semiconductors
  • What is not an application of superconductors

Skills Practiced

These assessments allow students to test the knowledge gained from the lesson by using the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about semiconductors and superconductors
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how conductive semiconductors are
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about applications of superconductors and semiconductors

Additional Learning

To learn more about these types of conductors, review the accompanying lesson, Semiconductors & Superconductors: Definition & Properties. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define superconductors and semiconductors
  • Identify uses of superconductors and semiconductors
  • Examine the composition of semiconductors and superconductors