# Take Home Quiz - Electricity Name Short answer – 2 points each 1

```Take Home Quiz - Electricity
Name
Short answer – 2 points each
1. Draw a simple circuit with a battery, bulb, and wires. Label the direction of
the current flows in the circuit.
2. Explain how voltage and current are different.
3. What is the key difference between a series circuit and a parallel circuit?
4. In a simple series circuit, why does the bulb light when you close the switch?
5. Draw a parallel circuit with a battery, two bulbs, and a switch that controls
both.
Fill in the blank / Multiple choice / Word problems – 1 point each
6. Any __________________ or ______________ electron has an electric
field surrounding it.
7. Opposite charges __________________, like charges _____________.
8. A battery produces current electricity from ________________
________________.
9. __________________ is the opposition to the flow of electrons through a
material.
10. ______ Surrounding every moving electron is
a. An electric field
b. A gravitational field
c. A frictional force
11. ______ In a simple series circuit, why does the bulb light when you close
the switch?
a. The closed switch produces electricity
b. The closed switch completes the circuit allowing electricity to flow
c. The closed switch breaks the circuit
d. The closed switch provides a potential difference
12. ______ A wire that is _____ would have the greatest electrical resistance.
a. Short and thick
b. Short and thin
c. Long and thick
d. Long and thin
13. ______ In a battery, electrons flow from ____.
a. One positive terminal to the other positive terminal
b. The positive terminal to the negative terminal
c. The negative terminal to the positive terminal
d. One negative terminal to the other negative terminal
14. ______ The negative terminal of a battery has ____.
a. A pileup of positive charges
b. A pileup of negative charges
c. No charge
15. ______ Batteries may provide a potential difference in an electrical circuit.
a. True
b. False
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