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Class 6 Science Chapter 9 Question Answers - Electricity and Circuits

VERY SHORT Q & A:

Q1: Electric cell is the source of __________.

Ans: Electricity

Q2: What are the two terminals  of electric cell?

Ans: Negative terminal and positive terminal.

Q3: An electric cell produce electricity from chemical stored in it. (TRUE/FALSE)

Ans: True

Q4:    The metal cap is _________ terminal of electric cell and metal disc is _________terminal.

Ans: Positive, negative

Q5: The filament of bulb is made up of _________.

Ans: Tungsten

Q6: The switch is said to be ‘ON’ when it allows current to pass through it. (TRUE/FALSE)

Ans: True

Q7: In an electric circuit the direction of current is taken to be from ________ to __________ terminal of electric cell.

Ans: Positive to negative

Q8: The thin coiled wire that gives off light is called ____________ of the bulb.

Ans: Filament

Q9: To break the flow of current in a circuit, ____________is used.

Ans: Switch

Q10: There are ________terminals in an electric cell.

Ans: 2

Q11: What is a switch?

Ans: The simple device that either breaks the circuit or completes it is called switch.

Q12: Name any two electrical gadgets that have switches built into them.

Ans: Torch and oven

Q13:  Give any two examples of conductors of electricity.

Ans: Copper and aluminium

Q14: Is air a conductor or insulator?

Ans: Air is insulator

Q15: Which of the following is good conductor of electricity: Rubber, wood, graphite

Ans: Graphite

Q16: What are conductors?

Ans: Materials that allow electric current to pass through them are called conductors.

Q17: Electric wires are made up of __________ but they are covered with ___________.

Ans: Conductor, insulator.

Q18: Which part of electric cell or bulb can be connected to form a circuit?

Ans: The two terminals-negative and positive.

Q19: What are insulators?

Ans: Materials that do not allow electric current to pass through them are called insulators.

Q20: Which of the following is not good conductor of electricity:  Copper, aluminium, mercury, rubber

Ans: Rubber

Q21: Give two examples of insulators.

Ans: Rubber and plastic

Q22: Electricians must wear __________gloves while repairing electric switch.

Ans: Rubber

Q23: The materials which do not allow electric current to pass through them are called __________.

Ans: Insulators

Q24: In an electric bell, ___________energy is transformed into __________energy.

Ans: Electrical, magnetic

Q25: Cotton and thermo Col are good conductors of electricity.(TRUE/FALSE)

Ans: False

Q26: Electric ______is a path along which current flows.

Ans: Circuit

Q27: Switch can break electricity flow.(TRUE/FALSE)

Ans: True

Q28: The material that allows electric current to pass through it is called ___________.

Ans: Conductor

Q29: Our body is __________of electricity.

Ans: Conductor

Q30: All metals are good conductors. Is the statement true? Give example.

Ans: Yes. For example- iron, copper etc.

Q31: Which materials can be used to cover electric wires, plug tops, switches etc?

Ans: Insulators such as plastic, rubber etc

Q32: Gold is a conductor. (TRUE/FALSE)

Ans: True

Q33: What are electric wires made up of?

Ans: Electric wires are made up of copper, aluminium.

Q34: Name any three components of electric circuit.

Ans: Electric cell, wire and electric bulb.

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1. What is electricity and how is it generated?
Ans. Electricity is a form of energy that is generated through the flow of electric charge. It is produced by various methods such as burning fossil fuels, nuclear reactions, or harnessing renewable sources like wind, water, or solar energy.
2. What is a circuit and how does it work?
Ans. A circuit is a path through which electric current can flow. It consists of various components such as wires, switches, and devices like bulbs or motors. When a circuit is complete, the current flows from the power source, through the components, and back to the source, allowing the devices to work.
3. What are conductors and insulators in electricity?
Ans. Conductors are materials that allow electric current to flow through them easily. Examples of conductors include metals like copper and aluminum. Insulators, on the other hand, are materials that do not allow electric current to flow through them easily. Materials like rubber, plastic, or wood are good insulators.
4. What is the difference between series and parallel circuits?
Ans. In a series circuit, the components are arranged in a single path, one after another. The current flows through each component in the same direction. In a parallel circuit, the components are arranged in multiple paths, allowing the current to split and flow through each component independently.
5. How do switches work in a circuit?
Ans. Switches are devices used to control the flow of electric current in a circuit. When the switch is closed or turned on, it completes the circuit and allows the current to flow. When the switch is open or turned off, it breaks the circuit and stops the current flow. Switches are commonly used to control lights or appliances in our homes.
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