Series and parallel circuits

In this lesson we will be consolidating our knowledge of series and parallel circuits. We will also be learning about cells in series and parallel.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, letâ€™s see what you can remember from this topic. Hereâ€™s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is this an electrical symbol for?

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Q2.Which of these statements about series circuits are true?

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Q3.Select the two correct statements about potential difference in a parallel circuit.

Select two (2) boxes

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Q4.Which of these statements best describes what happens to the current at a junction.

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Q5.What is the current through the lamp?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, letâ€™s see what you can remember from this topic. Hereâ€™s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is this an electrical symbol for?

1/5

Q2.Which of these statements about series circuits are true?

2/5

Q3.Select the two correct statements about potential difference in a parallel circuit.

Select two (2) boxes

3/5

Q4.Which of these statements best describes what happens to the current at a junction.

4/5

Q5.What is the current through the lamp?

5/5

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Quiz:

Series and Parallel Circuits

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

Q1.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.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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Quiz:

Series and Parallel Circuits

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

Q1.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.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

Lesson summary: Series and parallel circuits

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