Lesson Worksheet: Ammeters Science

In this worksheet, we will practice recalling how to use ammeters in electric circuits to measure the current through a component in the circuit.

Q1:

Which of the following devices can be used to measure electric current?

  • AA potentiometer
  • BA newton meter
  • CAn ohmmeter
  • DA voltmeter
  • EAn ammeter

Q2:

Each of the following diagrams shows a circuit containing a cell, a bulb, and an ammeter. Which one shows how the ammeter must be connected to the circuit in order to measure the current in the circuit?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Q3:

The diagram shows an electric circuit consisting of a cell and a bulb.

Fill in the blank: In order to measure the current through the bulb, an ammeter must be connected with the bulb.

  • Ain parallel
  • Bin series

Q4:

Each of the following diagrams shows an electric circuit. Which one shows how the ammeter must be connected to the circuit in order to measure the current in the circuit?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Q5:

The diagram shows an electric circuit. How many ammeters are there in the circuit?

Q6:

Each of the following diagrams shows an electric circuit. Which one shows how the ammeter must be connected to the circuit in order to measure the current through the bulb?

  • A
  • B
  • C

Q7:

The diagram shows an electric circuit. How many ammeters are there in the circuit?

Q8:

Which of the following is the correct symbol for an ammeter?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E

Q9:

A circuit contains a battery and a bulb. In which of the following ways must an ammeter be connected in the circuit to measure the current?

  • AIn parallel with the battery only
  • BIn parallel with the bulb only
  • CIn parallel with both the battery and the bulb
  • DIn none of these ways

Q10:

Which of the following devices can be used to measure electric current?

  • AA voltmeter
  • BA potentiometer
  • CAn ohmmeter
  • DNone of these devices

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