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Chapter 9



True/False
Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

The current in a circuit will decrease as the voltage is increased.
 

 2. 

The current is the same at all points in a series circuit.
 

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

 3. 

Which material would not be considered a good conductor?
a.
copper
c.
glass
b.
aluminum
d.
silver
 

 4. 

Current in an electrical circuit is measured in ____.
a.
volts
c.
amps
b.
ohms
d.
microfarads
 

 5. 

Which three components are necessary in order to have an electrical circuit?
a.
power source, path, load
c.
switch, power source, load
b.
path, load, switch
d.
power source, switch, path
 

 6. 

Loads that are characterized by the generation of a magnetic field are called ____ loads.
a.
inductive
c.
capacitive
b.
resistive
d.
infinitive
 

 7. 

If a parallel circuit is made up of four paths, each of which has a resistance of 20 ohms, the total resistance will be equal to ____ ohms.
a.
80
c.
10
b.
40
d.
5
 

Short Answer
 

 8. 

What does emf stand for when referring to electricity?
 

Matching
 
 
Match the following letters with the term they represent in Ohm’s law.
a.
E
b.
I
c.
R
 

 9. 

resistance
 

 10. 

current
 



 
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