Properties of resistors

In this lesson we will be learning about how to measure the resistance of a fixed resistor and we will be exploring I-V graphs.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Revision: A resistor has a potential difference of 5 V across it and a current of 2 A flows through it. What is the resistance of the resistor?

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Q2.Revision: A charge of 10 C flows in 2 minutes. What is the current?

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Q3.Which statement best describes the potential difference in a series circuit?

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Q4.If additional lamps are added to a series circuit. What happens to the brightness of the lamps?

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Q5.If two 3 V cells are added in series, what is the battery potential difference?

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Q6.If two 6 V cells are added in parallel, what is the battery potential difference?

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.Revision: A resistor has a potential difference of 5 V across it and a current of 2 A flows through it. What is the resistance of the resistor?

1/6

Q2.Revision: A charge of 10 C flows in 2 minutes. What is the current?

2/6

Q3.Which statement best describes the potential difference in a series circuit?

3/6

Q4.If additional lamps are added to a series circuit. What happens to the brightness of the lamps?

4/6

Q5.If two 3 V cells are added in series, what is the battery potential difference?

5/6

Q6.If two 6 V cells are added in parallel, what is the battery potential difference?

6/6

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Resistors

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

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Q1.Revision: 10 C of charge flow through a resistor in 4 seconds. What is the current?

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Q2.6 A flows through a resistor and it is measured to have a potential difference of 1.2 V across it. What is its resistance?

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Q3.How do we measure negative values of current and potential difference

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Q4.On an I-V graph what does the straight line represent?

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Q5.What is an ohmic component?

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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:

Resistors

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

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Revision: 10 C of charge flow through a resistor in 4 seconds. What is the current?

1/5

Q2.6 A flows through a resistor and it is measured to have a potential difference of 1.2 V across it. What is its resistance?

2/5

Q3.How do we measure negative values of current and potential difference

3/5

Q4.On an I-V graph what does the straight line represent?

4/5

Q5.What is an ohmic component?

5/5

Lesson summary: Properties of resistors

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