# 3.E: Self-Test 3

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Self-Test 3

1. Typical house wiring is an example of a series circuit.
1. True
2. False
2. If one load fails in a series circuit, what happens to the other loads?
1. They will all fail.
2. A fuse will blow.
3. Nothing happens.
4. The rest remain working.
3. As more resistors are added in series, what increases?
1. Power
2. Voltage
3. Current
4. Resistance
4. A series circuit allows the control of current flow.
1. True
2. False
5. Which of the following is true about a parallel circuit?
1. Voltage will be different at each load.
2. Voltage will be the same at each load.
3. Current will be the same at each load.
4. Resistance will be the same at each load.
6. The three-wire circuit is an example of which of the following?
1. Hot jumping
2. Series aiding
3. Parallel aiding
4. Backpacking circuit
1. For what purpose is a circuit grounded?
1. Safety
2. Series aiding
3. Circuit protection
4. Easier installation
2. What is the result of connecting three 6 V batteries in series?
1. 12 volts are produced.
2. 18 volts are produced.
3. 24 volts are produced.
4. The voltage doesn’t change.
3. Which of the following must apply to power sources connected in parallel?
1. Unlike terminals must be connected.
2. They must be connected with a fuse.
3. Like terminals must be connected.
4. They must have a transformer between them.
4. For voltages to accumulate in series aiding, what must occur?
1. Correct polarity
2. Circuit protection
3. Similar amperages
4. Dissimilar amperage
5. If two 12 V batteries are connected in parallel, what will the voltage be across any load?
1. 6 V
2. 12 V
3. 24 V
4. 48 V