Quiz Name: Electricity
Type: Question and Answer
Instructions: Write your answers on a separate sheet of paper. Check your answers by clicking on “answer key” below the last question.
Question 1: Normally an atom has ___ numbers of electrons and protons.
Question 2: Atoms that lose or gain electrons become this.
Question 3: An accumulation of charges is called ____ electricity.
Question 4: What device is used to detect static charges?
Question 5: When a charged object produces an electric charge in a nearby object this is occurring.
Question 6: What can be used to get rid of static charges?
Question 7: Electric generators change ______ energy to electrical energy.
Question 8: What do generators move in coils of wire to produce electricity?
Question 9: Generators produce _____ current.
Question 10: What is burned in the Sikeston Power Plant to produce heat energy?
Question 11: What is the heat from the Sikeston Power Plant used to do?(two word answer)
Question 12: What does the expanding steam in the Sikeston Power Plant used to turn?(plural)
Question 13: What do the turbines turn that produces electricity in the Sikeston Power Plant ? (plural)
Question 14: What type of power uses moving water to produce electricity?
Question 15: What type of cells produce electricity by using different metals in liquids?
Question 16: What is the charge on the cathode?
Question 17: What has a positive charge in the electrochemical cell?
Question 18: Flashlight batteries are actually these. (plural)
Question 19: What is a collection of two or more cells called?
Question 20: Cells and batteries produce _____ current.
Question 21: What effect occurs when electricity is produced by a difference in temperature?
Question 22: What effect occurs when electricity is produced when certain metals are exposed to light?
Question 23: What is the movement of electrons through a conductor called?
Question 24: What type of coils use an iron core and a current in a primary coil to produce electricty in a secondary coil?
Question 25: What are materials called that electricity cannot move through easily?(plural)
Question 26: What is the path electricity can move through called?
Question 27: When one light goes out they all go out in this type of circuit.
Question 28: When one light goes out the others stay on in this type of circuit.
Question 29: A circuit is said to be this when electricity can flow through it.
Question 30: Circuits are said to be this when electricity cannot flow through them.
Question 31: What can be used to change the voltage of electrical current?
Question 32: What is the unit of electrical charge?
Question 33: What do electric motors and generators use with coils of wire to produce electricity?(plural)
Question 34: What can be used to change alternating current to direct current?
Question 35: What is the unit of electrical power?
Question 36: What is the unit of electrical resistance?
Question 37: Electrical ____ change electrical energy to mechanical energy.(plural)
Question 38: The unit of electrical potential difference is the ___.
Question 39: What is the unit of electrical current?
Question 40: What type of circuit only has one path for the electricity to travel through?