How Good Is Your Electricity Knowledge?

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Question 1/12

globe-views.com
In 1752, what simple act did Benjamin Franklin do to prove that lightning was electrical in nature?
He put up a steel rod on his roof.
He flew a kite.
He dug a trench.
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Question 2/12

khaama.com
Which of these is NOT a measure of electricity?
Volts
Amps
Joules
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Question 3/12

fineartamerica.com
Which two of the tiny particles that make up atoms carry electric charge?
Neutrons & Electrons
Protons & Electrons
Protons & Neutrons
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Question 4/12

isotherm.co.za
When an electron jumps from atom to atom, an electric ___ is formed.
current
circuit
system
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Question 5/12

yimg.com
Which of the following materials is a good electric conductor?
Iron
Ceramic
Glass
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Question 6/12

rackcdn.com
True or False: Non-metals are generally good electrical insulators.
True
False
It depends on the voltage of electricity.
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Question 7/12

theiranproject.com
What must be true of an electric circuit?
It needs to contain copper wiring of some sort.
It must not have more than 100 components.
It must be a closed loop.
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Question 8/12

eppm.com
What type of energy does an electric generator convert to become electrical energy?
Kinetic
Mechanical
Chemical
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Question 9/12

bbj.hu
What type of current is produced by batteries, fuel cells, and solar cells?
Both alternating current (AC) & direct current (DC)
Alternating current (AC)
Direct current (DC)
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Question 10/12

homestead.org
What is a huge advantage of having alternating current (AC) over direct current (DC)?
It is easy to change power voltage.
It is safer.
It is less complicated to form circuits with.
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Question 11/12

wonderopolis.org
When you rub a balloon on a cotton sweater then notice how holding it close to your head makes your hair stand up, what type of electricity did you produce?
Current
Circuit
Static
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Question 12/12

businesstech.co.za
What does Ohm's Law state?
Voltage = Resistance/Current
Current = Voltage/Resistance
Resistance = Voltage * Current
Result
Oh no! Seems like you've either been struck by lightning or know very little about electricity. Time to study up on what has become an essential part of modern day technology!

C+, Struck By Lightning

preparemag.com
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You have pretty good knowledge about electricity, but not the best. Time to study up a bit more and get your light bulb fully lit!

B+, Dimly Lit

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Amazing, your electricity knowledge is definitely fully charged. Congrats on a great quiz score!

A+, Completely Charged Up

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1
In 1752, what simple act did Benjamin Franklin do to prove that lightning was electrical in nature?
He put up a steel rod on his roof.
He flew a kite.
He dug a trench.
2
Which of these is NOT a measure of electricity?
Volts
Amps
Joules
3
Which two of the tiny particles that make up atoms carry electric charge?
Neutrons & Electrons
Protons & Electrons
Protons & Neutrons
4
When an electron jumps from atom to atom, an electric ___ is formed.
current
circuit
system
5
Which of the following materials is a good electric conductor?
Iron
Ceramic
Glass
6
True or False: Non-metals are generally good electrical insulators.
True
False
It depends on the voltage of electricity.
7
What must be true of an electric circuit?
It needs to contain copper wiring of some sort.
It must not have more than 100 components.
It must be a closed loop.
8
What type of energy does an electric generator convert to become electrical energy?
Kinetic
Mechanical
Chemical
9
What type of current is produced by batteries, fuel cells, and solar cells?
Both alternating current (AC) & direct current (DC)
Alternating current (AC)
Direct current (DC)
10
What is a huge advantage of having alternating current (AC) over direct current (DC)?
It is easy to change power voltage.
It is safer.
It is less complicated to form circuits with.
11
When you rub a balloon on a cotton sweater then notice how holding it close to your head makes your hair stand up, what type of electricity did you produce?
Current
Circuit
Static
12
What does Ohm's Law state?
Voltage = Resistance/Current
Current = Voltage/Resistance
Resistance = Voltage * Current