Drawing electrical circuits

In this lesson we will be reviewing the common circuit symbols seen in GCSE electrical circuit diagrams. We will also explore how to draw electrical circuits.

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Quiz:

Drawing Electrical Circuits

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

Q1.Select the two components that have a store of chemical energy.

Select two (2) boxes

1/5

Q2.Which of these components measure the current?

2/5

Q3.Which of these components can be used to break a circuit and turn the current on and off.

3/5

Q4.What component does this circuit symbol represent?

4/5

Q5.Which of these sentences best describes a series circuit?

5/5

Quiz:

Drawing Electrical Circuits

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

Q1.Select the two components that have a store of chemical energy.

Select two (2) boxes

1/5

Q2.Which of these components measure the current?

2/5

Q3.Which of these components can be used to break a circuit and turn the current on and off.

3/5

Q4.What component does this circuit symbol represent?

4/5

Q5.Which of these sentences best describes a series circuit?

5/5

Lesson summary: Drawing electrical circuits

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