Published 12 Apr, 2020

Physics Electricity Basics GK Quiz

by Nitroquiz Official | GK Quiz

Electricity is the most useful form of energy, from electric cookers to electronic devices, there are thousands of wide variety of everyday applications. It is really difficult to imagine our lives without it. There are so many techniques involved from production to the distribution of electrical energy to our homes.

In this short simple physics gk quiz there are questions specifically from electricity and related topics. We will not go into wider applications of it but rather the fundamentals. We will ask you about conductors, insulators, resistance, and some more. Take this quiz and show us how much you know.

1. Which of the following devices convert AC into DC?
A. Transformer
B. Rectifier
C. Amplifier
D. Capacitor
2. A type of battery or a cell that cannot be recharged once used is classified under?
A. Primary Cell
B. Secondary Cell
C. Tertiary Cell
D. Broken Cell
3. Who invented the first chemical battery?
A. Alessandro Volta
B. Michael Faraday
C. James Maxwell
D. Andre Marie De Ampere
4. Which of the following devices is used to increase or decrease the voltage of an alternating current?
A. Capacitor
B. Rectifier
C. Amplifier
D. Transformer
5. Which of the following instrument can convert mechanical energy into electrical energy?
A. Generator
B. Motor
C. Refrigerator
D. Internal Combustion Engine
6. A type of generator that generates DC or Direct Current from applied mechanical energy is called?
A. Alternator
B. Motor
C. Dyanmo
D. Transformer
7. A type of generator that generates AC or Alternating Current from applied mechanical energy is called?
A. Dynamo
B. Motor
C. Alternator
D. Transformer
8. Which of the following devices can store electric charge in them?
A. Resistor
B. Capacitor
C. Diode
D. Switch
9. Which of the following instruments convert electric energy into light energy?
A. Motor
B. Bulb
C. Resistor
D. Generator
10. Which of the following devices is used to measure the electric potential difference?
A. Ammeter
B. Voltmeter
C. Galvanometer
D. Electricity Usage Meter
11. Which of the following devices is used to measure the flow of electric current?
A. Ammeter
B. Voltmeter
C. Galvanometer
D. Electricity Usage Meter
12. A physical property of matter that causes it to experience a force when placed in an electromagnetic field is called?
A. Mass
B. Volume
C. Bonding
D. Charge
13. Which of the following units is used to measure the electric potential difference?
A. Ampere
B. Volt
C. Coulomb
D. Tesla
14. Which of the following unit is used to measure the flow of electric current?
A. Ampere
B. Volt
C. Coulomb
D. Tesla
15. How should an ammeter be connected in a single load circuit in order to measure the flow of current?
A. In Series
B. In Parallel
C. Both Series or Parallel
D. Anyway series of parallel
16. The property of conductors to oppose the flow of electric current is known as?
A. Capacitance
B. Conductance
C. Resistance
D. Ductility
17. Which is the SI unit of resistance?
A. Amp
B. Volt
C. Electron Volt
D. Ohm
18. A material with infinitely high resistance is called?
A. Conductors
B. Superconductors
C. Insulators
D. Transformers
19. Which of the following devices allow only unidirectional current to pass through them?
A. Capacitor
B. Inductor
C. Diode
D. Resistor
20. Which of the following devices when connected in a series does not allow Direct Current (DC) to pass through them?
A. Ammeter
B. Capacitor
C. Resistor
D. Inductor
21. A type of transformer in which the output voltage is higher than the input voltage is known as?
A. Step Up Transformer
B. Step Down Transformer
C. Broken Transformer
D. Toroidal Transformer
22. The ratio of input voltage to the output voltage in a transformer is equal to the ratio of?
A. Iron sheets in the core
B. Coils in transformer
C. Number of turns of primary to secondary coils
D. Weight of the coils
23. If 5 resistors of 1 ohm each is connected in series, what will be their effective resistance?
A. 5 ohm
B. 1 ohm
C. 10 ohm
D. 3 ohm
24. On which of the physical properties of a wire, resistance does not depend on?
A. Length of the wire
B. Area of cross section
C. Temperature of the wire
D. Density of the wire material
25. The frequency of the domestic power supply in India is?
A. 100 Hz
B. 120 Hz
C. 50 Hz
D. 10 Hz
26. Which of the following elements is used for making filaments of electric bulbs?
A. Nichrome
B. Aluminium
C. Tungsten
D. Copper
27. The electrical energy inside a battery is stored in the form of?
A. Charge
B. Heat Energy
C. Light Energy
D. Chemical Energy
28. A type of substance whose conductivity can be increased or decreased by changing the level of impurities are known as?
A. Good Conductors
B. Bad Conductors
C. Semiconductors
D. Superconductors
29. What happens to the net EMF when two batteries of equal EMFs are connected in series?
A. EMF Increases
B. EMF Decreases
C. EMF Remains Same
D. EMF Becomes Zero
30. Which of the following allotropes of Carbon is a conductor of electricity?
A. Diamond
B. Coal
C. Graphite
D. Lonsdaleite
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