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Flashcards in P2.1.2 - Circuits and Current Deck (15)
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1
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What are the units for amps?

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A

2
Q

Identify the circuit symbol

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Cell

3
Q

Which circuit component pushes charge (electrons) around a circuit?

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A cell or battery

4
Q

Identify the circuit symbol

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Bulb

5
Q

What is current measured in?

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Amperes or Amps (A)

6
Q

Identify the circuit symbol

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Voltmeter

7
Q

What is meant by electrical current?

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The amount of charge flowing per second

8
Q

Which component can we use to control whether or not current can flow in a circuit

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A switch

9
Q

Identify the circuit symbol

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Motor

10
Q

The charged particles that move around a circuit are called...

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electrons

11
Q

Which component do we use to measure electric current?

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Ammeter

12
Q

Identify the circuit symbol

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Switch

13
Q

Identify the circuit symbol

A

ammeter

14
Q

Two cells make up a...

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battery

15
Q

Identify the circuit symbol

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Battery