Domestic electricity

In this lesson we will be learning about the differences between direct and alternating current. We will also learn about mains electricity, and the 3 pin plug.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which equation links energy transferred, charge flow and potential difference correctly?

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Q2.A resistor has a potential difference of 12 V across it and a current of 0.2 A flows through it. What is its resistance?

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Q3.A charge of 16 C flows through a filament lamp in 3 minutes. What is the current through the filament lamp?

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Q4.What does this symbol represent?

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Q5.Select the two components that are ohmic from the list below.

Select two (2) boxes

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Q6.This question is about LDRs. Complete the sentence. When the light intensity decreases, the current that flows through an LDR...

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Q7.Complete the sentence. On an I-V graph the steeper the line the ...

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which equation links energy transferred, charge flow and potential difference correctly?

1/7

Q2.A resistor has a potential difference of 12 V across it and a current of 0.2 A flows through it. What is its resistance?

2/7

Q3.A charge of 16 C flows through a filament lamp in 3 minutes. What is the current through the filament lamp?

3/7

Q4.What does this symbol represent?

4/7

Q5.Select the two components that are ohmic from the list below.

Select two (2) boxes

5/7

Q6.This question is about LDRs. Complete the sentence. When the light intensity decreases, the current that flows through an LDR...

6/7

Q7.Complete the sentence. On an I-V graph the steeper the line the ...

7/7

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Quiz:

Domestic Electricity

This quiz will test your knowledge from this lesson and your prior learning.

Q1.What colour is the live wire?

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Q2.What colour is the earth wire?

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Q3.What material are the pins on a 3-pin plug made of?

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Q4.Inside the plug, what is placed in series with the live wire?

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Q5.What is the frequency of the mains supply in the UK?

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Q6.What is an alternating current?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Domestic Electricity

This quiz will test your knowledge from this lesson and your prior learning.

Q1.What colour is the live wire?

1/6

Q2.What colour is the earth wire?

2/6

Q3.What material are the pins on a 3-pin plug made of?

3/6

Q4.Inside the plug, what is placed in series with the live wire?

4/6

Q5.What is the frequency of the mains supply in the UK?

5/6

Q6.What is an alternating current?

6/6

Lesson summary: Domestic electricity

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