# Electric Circuits MCQ Electrical Engineering

50 Questions 30 Mins

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

• zinc case
• graphite rod
• carbon
• manganese

• greater
• lesser
• equal
• unequal

• resistors
• bulbs
• circuit
• battery

• filament
• socket
• glass
• holder

• increased
• decreased
• equal
• constant

• lizard
• frog
• human
• horse

• heat
• energy
• product
• resistor

• same
• different
• greater
• lesser

• electrical
• magnetic
• thermal
• chemical

• ammeter
• cell
• battery
• galvanometer

• 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

• broken
• continuous
• 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

• joule
• watt
• volt
• ampere

### 18. The source of energy involves

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

• resistor
• insulator
• conductor
• wire

• 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

• 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

• high
• low
• constant
• all of them

• 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

• circuit
• fuse
• cell
• resistor

• cell
• battery
• circuit
• bulb

• 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

• 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