About Electric Circuits

Following are some of the multiple choice questions on the Electric Circuits with answers that will help the students in developing their knowledge.

Electric Circuits MCQ

1. In a circuit when an electric current flows in a continuous path, it is called

  • close circuit
  • open circuit
  • hot circuit
  • blocked circuit

2. Inside cell positive terminal is made of

  • zinc case
  • graphite rod
  • carbon
  • manganese

3. In a parallel circuit the current flowing from the source to each path is

  • greater
  • lesser
  • equal
  • unequal

4. In a parallel circuit the resistance decreases with increase in number of

  • resistors
  • bulbs
  • circuit
  • battery

5. In alighted bulb there is a flow of electrons in

  • filament
  • socket
  • glass
  • holder

6. If more resistors are added in a series circuit the resistance will be

  • increased
  • decreased
  • equal
  • constant

7. Luigi Galvani discovered the effect of electricity on the legs of

  • lizard
  • frog
  • human
  • horse

8. The chemical reactions which take place inside a cell provides

  • heat
  • energy
  • product
  • resistor

9. The current which flows through each component of a series circuit is

  • same
  • different
  • greater
  • lesser

10. The energy which modern gadgets, devices and machines use is

  • electrical
  • magnetic
  • thermal
  • chemical

11. The instrument which is used to measure electric current is called

  • ammeter
  • cell
  • battery
  • galvanometer

12. The main disadvantage of series circuit is that if flow of current breaks in one part the whole circuit may

  • break
  • split
  • fuse
  • demolish

13. The measure of rate of flow of electric charge through an electrical conductor is known as

  • electric current
  • electrical charge
  • electric cell
  • electric circuit

14. The open circuit is a circuit in which the flow of current is

  • broken
  • continuous
  • steady
  • fast

15. The path along which electric current flows is called

  • electric current
  • electrical charge
  • electric cell
  • electric circuit

16. The resistor of a variable resistor can be changed hence it is called

  • ammeter
  • rheostat
  • fixed resistor
  • variable resistor

17. The SI unit for electric current is

  • joule
  • watt
  • volt
  • ampere

18. The source of energy involves

  • electric cell
  • battery
  • switches
  • both a and b

19. To control electric current in a circuit, there is used a

  • resistor
  • insulator
  • conductor
  • wire

20. Two or more cells when connected in series make a

  • battery
  • circuit
  • terminal
  • resistor

21. When electric charge moves through electrical conductor, there is a production of

  • electric current
  • electrical charge
  • electric cell
  • electric circuit

22. If electric wires and appliances are overheated due to high voltage of electric current they can

  • catch fire
  • burn
  • freeze
  • both a and b

23. If a high current passes through someone, there will be an

  • electric circuit
  • electric current
  • electric energy
  • electric shock

24. Electrical insulators have resistance which is

  • high
  • low
  • constant
  • all of them

25. Electrical energy is a form of energy which involves the flow of electric

  • circuit
  • current
  • charges
  • cell

26. Do not use appliances, if

  • damaged
  • wires exposed
  • working properly
  • both a and b

27. An appliance which use simple electric circuit is an

  • electric torch
  • microwave oven
  • air conditioner
  • generator

28. Ammeter should be connected to measure current flow in the

  • series circuit
  • parallel circuit
  • open circuit
  • close circuit

29. A short thin piece of wire which is heated up and melt by the flowing of electric current in it, is called

  • circuit
  • fuse
  • cell
  • resistor

30. A positive terminal and a negative terminal are present in a

  • cell
  • battery
  • circuit
  • bulb

31. A measuring capacity of an electrical component which resists or opposes the current flow is called

  • resistance
  • circuit
  • ammeter
  • current

32. A diagram drawn by using symbols which represents electrical components is called

  • circuit diagram
  • current diagram
  • charges diagram
  • electric diagram

33. A component which provides resistance is called

  • heat
  • energy
  • product
  • resistor

34. A component which is used to close or break a circuit, is

  • bulb
  • switch
  • wire
  • electric cell

35. A circuit which splits into two or more branches is called

  • series circuit
  • parallel circuit
  • open circuit
  • close circuit

36. A circuit which connects an electric source to its components, one after another to form a single loop is

  • series circuit
  • parallel circuit
  • open circuit
  • close circuit

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