Electric Current and Conductors in Physics Lesson 1
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Electric Current and Conductors in Physics Lesson 1

This quiz covers the concept of electric current as the flow of electrons through conductors in a complete circuit. It also explores the structure of atoms, including protons, electrons, and neutrons, which make up everything in the physical world.

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Questions and Answers

What is electric current?

The movement of electrons through a wire

Which unit is used to measure electric current?

Amperes (amps)

What is the equation to calculate the amount of charge passing a point in the circuit?

$Q = I \times t$

What are atoms made up of?

<p>Protons, electrons, and neutrons</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the property of a body which experiences a force in an electric field?

<p>Charge</p> Signup and view all the answers

What particles transfer energy through wires as electricity?

<p>Electrons</p> Signup and view all the answers

What happens if the circuit is open?

<p>The light goes off because the current has nowhere to flow</p> Signup and view all the answers

What creates an open circuit?

<p>A break in the line of flow</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is needed to cause current to flow through a circuit?

<p>Voltage source</p> Signup and view all the answers

What provides a route for electricity to flow?

<p>Conductive path</p> Signup and view all the answers

What consumes the power in a circuit?

<p>Load</p> Signup and view all the answers

What slows down the flow of charge and changes it into light in the given circuit?

<p>Light bulb</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is equivalent to 6.25x10^16 electrons?

<p>1 coulomb of charge</p> Signup and view all the answers

What property is needed for a current to flow through a circuit?

<p>Conductive path</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does a closed circuit mean?

<p>A completed circle or path where current can only travel through</p> Signup and view all the answers

What element in a circuit provides resistance and changes the flow of charge into light?

<p>Light bulb</p> Signup and view all the answers

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