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CIE iGCSE - Circuits

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1-4. What are the missing words in this paragraph describing the nature of electricity?

The flow of electricity round a circuit is called the .
The 'kick' given by the battery is the .
Tiny are actually flowing through the wires, and in metallic
conductors these are .
5+6:Which components have the following characteristic graphs - showing how the current varies as the voltage is changed?  
5.
6.

7. Which component is shown here?

circuit symbol

8.Which of these answers gives the correct way of connecting each meter?

 
Ammeter
Voltmeter
A)
Series
Series
B)
Parallel
Parallel
C)
Series
Parallel
D)
Parallel
Series

A student is experimenting with identical bulbs and 6V cells.

The bulb in this circuit has a current of 2A passing through it when connected to a single 6V cell as shown.

What are the approximate values for the currents in the following circuits using the same bulbs and cells?

 
9.
10.

The table below shows measurements taken on a selection of resistors. What are the missing values?

 
Voltage (V)
Current (A)
Resistance (Ω)
11.
60
2000
12.
0.5
60