# Chapter 10 Electric Current & Circuits Quiz 1 1. 33 12 seconds (t),calculate the electric current (I)

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Principles of Technology

Chapter 10
Electric Current & Circuits
Quiz

1

Name______

1.

When a charge of
33

coulombs (Δq)

is moved
in a wire in
12

seconds (t),

calculate the electric

current (I)

in the wire.
(I=Δq/t)

a) 0.36

A

b)
0.45

A

c)
2.7
5 A

d)
21

A

2.

Calculate the charge (Δq)

that is moved in a wire in
2

minutes (t)

if an electric current of
15

A

(I)

moves through the wire
.

(I

=Δq/t)

(1 minute = 60 seconds)

a)
0.
7
5

C

b)
8

C

c)
30

C

d)
1
8
00

C

3.

How much time (t)
does it tak
e for a charge of
1
2
00

coulombs (Δq)

to move through a wire
with an electric current of
40

A (I)

in the wire.
(I=Δq/t)

(1 minute = 60 seconds)

a)
60

s

b)
0.5

minute

c)
3

hours

d) 2
.
5
minutes

4.

When a
wire has a potential difference of
11
2

volt
s

(
V
)

and a current of
3.
5 A

(
I
)
,
calculate the

resistance

(
R
)

in the wire.

(
R
=
V/I
)

a) 0.
5

Ω

b)
4
.1

Ω

c)
32

Ω

d)
92

Ω

5.

What is the potential difference (V) in a silicon
rod
with a
current of
25

A (I)

and a
resistance of

45

Ω (R)
.

(R
=V/I)

a)
56

V

b)
1
8
0

V

c)
70
0

V

d
)
1
100

V

6.

What is the current (I)

in a metallic coil
with a potential
difference of
1
2
0 volts (V)

and a

resistance of
2300

Ω (R).

(R=V/I)

a) 0.05 A

b)
1.15

A

c) 20 A

d)
32

A

7.

Which of the following mat
erials
has the greatest
resistance

to electric current flow?

a) glass

b)
iron

c)

copper

d) silicon

8.

Calculate the resistance (Ω)

at 20°C of
an iron

wire
with a resistivity of
9.7 x l0
-
8

Ω∙m (ρ)

that
is
3
.5

meter long
(L
)
and has a cross
-
sec
tional area of
9.7

x l0
-
2

m
2

(A)
.

(R

=

ρ∙L/A
)

a)
2
.0 x l0
-
3

Ω

b)
1
.5 x l0
-
5

Ω

c)
3.5

x 10
-
6

Ω

d)
7
.0 x l0
-
7

9.

Calculate

the resistance (Ω)

at 20°C of a silicon rod with a resistivity of
0.9

Ω∙m (ρ
) that is
4
.5
meter long (L)

and has a cross
-
s
ectional area of
0.
05

m
2

(A)
.

(R = ρ∙L/A)

a) 0.
2 Ω

b)
4

Ω

c)
81

Ω

d)
280

Ω

10.

Which set of statements is true:

i.

Superconductors, lose all of their resistance when cooled to very low temperatures

ii.

Superconductors conduct better at higher
temperatures.

iii.

Energy is
gained

in superconductors because the heat lost by resistance is
is converted to electricity
.

iv.

Metallic substances are good conductors
but have more
resistance than superconductors
when both
are
at very low temperatures.

v.

Long, th
in wires have greater resistance than short, thick wires made of the same metal.

a) i , iv, v

b) i , iii, iv

c) ii , iii, v

d) i , iii, v