Ch 14: Electricity Basics

About This Chapter

Boost your confidence ahead of an entrance or placement exam by reviewing the basics of electricity with the short lessons in this chapter. You can access our lessons and quizzes at any time on your computer or mobile phone to study and do a great job on exam day.

Electricity Basics - Chapter Summary

Our instructors make electricity simple to understand, including circuits, current and conductors. An important topic related to electricity is safety, and additional lessons cover the ways you can ensure your own and others' safety around electricity. You'll also learn about series circuits and how their use can make light bulbs brighter or dimmer. This chapter prepares you to do the following:

  • Explain how electricity and current are related
  • Describe how circuit components work
  • Discuss the ways you can tell a short circuit is happening

Our fun lessons outline all the topics you need to know in an easy-to-follow way. The multiple-choice quizzes in this chapter can be used to gauge your knowledge ahead of a test or to see which topics you need to study further. An instructor can answer any additional questions you have if you get stuck on the lessons.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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