Resistance of a wire

In this lesson we will explore how to measure the current of a component. We will also study Required Practical 3, measuring the resistance of a wire.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which of these is the symbol for the unit of measure of resistance?

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Q2.Which of these is the correct equation linking potential difference, current and resistance?

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Q3.Which of these is the definition for resistance?

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Q4.What is the symbol for the unit of measure of charge?

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Q5.If the resistance of a series circuit is increased and the cell voltage remains the same, what will happen to the current?

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Q6.A lamp has a resistance of 12 Ω, if the current through the lamp is 2 A, what is the potential difference across the lamp?

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Q7.The national grid has a potential difference of 0.4 MV applied across the transmission lines. If the resistance of the lines is 0.2 kΩ, calculate the current running through the national grid.

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Q1.Which of these is the symbol for the unit of measure of resistance?

1/7

Q2.Which of these is the correct equation linking potential difference, current and resistance?

2/7

Q3.Which of these is the definition for resistance?

3/7

Q4.What is the symbol for the unit of measure of charge?

4/7

Q5.If the resistance of a series circuit is increased and the cell voltage remains the same, what will happen to the current?

5/7

Q6.A lamp has a resistance of 12 Ω, if the current through the lamp is 2 A, what is the potential difference across the lamp?

6/7

Q7.The national grid has a potential difference of 0.4 MV applied across the transmission lines. If the resistance of the lines is 0.2 kΩ, calculate the current running through the national grid.

7/7

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Resistance of a wire

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

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Question 2

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Q1.What is the unit of measure of resistance?

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Q2.When measuring the resistance of a component, which two components are essential?

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Q3.What is this a symbol for?

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Q4.Which equation is the correct equation linking current, charge and time.

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Q5.When measuring the resistance of a wire, what is the main hazard?

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Q6.Which of these will increase the resistance of a wire?

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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:

Resistance of a wire

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

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.What is the unit of measure of resistance?

1/6

Q2.When measuring the resistance of a component, which two components are essential?

2/6

Q3.What is this a symbol for?

3/6

Q4.Which equation is the correct equation linking current, charge and time.

4/6

Q5.When measuring the resistance of a wire, what is the main hazard?

5/6

Q6.Which of these will increase the resistance of a wire?

6/6

Lesson summary: Resistance of a wire

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