Multiple Choice
Identify the
letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.


1.

A
____ circuit has more than one path for current flow. a.  open  c.  series  b.  parallel  d.  none of the above     


2.

A
____ circuit contains elements of both series and parallel circuits. a.  open  c.  series  b.  parallel  d.  none of the above     


3.

A
____ circuit has only one path for current flow. a.  open  c.  series  b.  parallel  d.  none of the
above     


4.

A
section of a combination circuit composed of parallel resistors is called a ____. a.  circuit
adds  c.  node  b.  resistor adds  d.  parallel block     


5.

In a
____ circuit, the current is the same at any point in the circuit. a.  combination  b.  parallel  c.  series   


6.

In a
____ circuit, the sum of the voltage drops of the individual resistors must equal the applied
voltage. a.  combination  b.  parallel  c.  series   


7.

In a
____ circuit, the voltage across any circuit branch is the same as the total
voltage. a.  combination  b.  parallel  c.  series   


8.

In a
____ circuit, the total current is the sum of the current through all of the circuit
paths. a.  combination  b.  parallel  c.  series   


9.

In a
parallel circuit, the total resistance is equal to the ____. a.  reciprocal of
the sum of the reciprocals of the branch resistances  b.  product of the
resistors divided by the sum of the resistors when the circuit has two
resistors  c.  value of one resistor divided by the number of resistors when
the circuit contains two or more resistors of the same value  d.  all of the
above  e.  b and c only   


10.

When
using Ohm's law to determine the applied voltage of a parallel circuit in which the value of the
circuit amperage and resistance are known, the formula used would be ____. a.  R = I
´
E  c.  E = I
´
R  b.  I = E
´
R  d.  I = E / R
    
