Electrical Energy Trivial Pursuit Featuring the SOL’s 4.2a, 4.3 a-e Created by Miss Whiteoak Clover Hill Elementary 2002
Directions • Read each question and the four choices. • 2. Click on the answer you think is correct. • 3. If your answer is wrong, TRY AGAIN! • 4. Then click on the screen to go to the next page.
Question 1 Dry cell batteries are the main source of electrical power for ______________. flashlights fluorescent lamps computers toasters
Question 2 Which of the following supplies energy to a car? Dry cell Circuit breaker Fuse Wet cell
Question 3 Which of the following produces electricity by changing chemical energy into electrical energy, so it can be used to do work? Solar panel Generator Electromagnet Dry cell battery
Question 4 Magnets are attracted to objects made of _________. copper brass aluminum iron
Question 5 Which measure the strength of an electric current? Ohms Volts Amps Watts
Question 6 If an object has a negative electrical charge, it has _____. The same number of neutrons as protons The same number of protons and electrons More electrons than protons More protons than electrons
Question 7 Which of the following could be done to make an electromagnet stronger? Use fewer loops of wire in the coil. Use more loops of wire in the coil. Decrease the current. Overlap the loops of wire.
Question 8 The amount of electric current flowing in a wire depends on the number of _______. Free protons passing though it Free neutrons passing though it Free electrons passing though it Free atoms passing through it
Question 9 Who was the British doctor who discovered he could make amber beads repel each other and called what he saw electricity? William Gilbert Benjamin Franklin Thomas Edison Lewis Latimer
Question 10 In Benjamin Franklin’s famous kite experiment, he proved that lightning is ______. alternating current direct current static electricity short circuit
Question 11 In a parallel circuit___________________________. electrons move along a single pathway electrons have two or more pathways on which to travel all lights go out when one light is removed short circuits do not occur
Question 12 What is a switch-like device that protects electrical circuits from excess current? Fuse Generator Battery Circuit breaker
Question 13 The filament in a light bulb causes traveling electrons to slow down because it is _________. Long, thin and coiled A wide piece of tungsten Protected by glass An insulator
Question 14 What happens to the three light bulbs in a series circuit if the switch is opened? All bulbs light up. The center bulb lights up. The first bulb goes out. All bulbs go out.
Question 15 Which item is a good conductor of electricity? Rubber Glass Copper Pencil lead
Question 16 A resistor in an electrical circuit changes electrical energy to _______. Heat energy Mechanical energy Chemical energy Solar energy
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