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Mini-Quiz: Basics of Electricity

by Ron Kurtus (revised 24 February 2009)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. How do electrons become free electrons?

All electrons are free

The electrons become ionized

They may be knocked from orbit by radiation effects

2. Why are some materials nonconductors of electricity?

Their configuration inhibit the motion of free electrons

They reject free electrons from their surfaces

No one knows for sure

3. How does electricity flow in a vacuum?

Electrons or charged particles speed across space, usually toward an opposite charge

You can easily change its voltage

It goes in both directions

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Physics. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


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