Class 10 Science Chapter 11 MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) of Electricity. These questions are not only helpful in revision of chapter but in understanding the concepts also. MCQ includes questions based on intext book questions and exercises main points questions. Practice with these questions to score better in school tests and in MCQ based competition also. These MCQs ensure scoring good marks in all the exams.

Class 10 Science Chapter 11 MCQ Online Test

Class: 10Science
Chapter: 11Electricity
Contents:MCQ Online Tests with Answers and Explanation
Session:CBSE 2024-25

Class 10 Science Chapter 11 MCQ with Answers for 2024-25

Class 10 Science Chapter 11 MCQ Online Test with solutions and answers. There are more than 70 questions in the form of MCQs covering the entire chapter 11 of Class 10 Science. Most of the questions are confined to Latest NCERT Books for class 10 Science issued for session 2024-25.


Consider the following statements and choose the correct one:

[A]. Opposite charges attract each other.
[B]. Similar charges repel each other.
[C]. The SI unit of electric charge is coulomb.
[D]. All the above

Unit of electric power may also be expressed as

[A]. Volt ampere
[B]. Kilowatt hour
[C]. Watt second
[D]. Joule second

An electric kettle consumes 1 kW of electric power when operated at 220 V. A fuse wire of what rating must be used for it?

[A]. 1 A
[B]. 2 A
[C]. 4 A
[D]. 5 A

In an electrical circuit two resistors of 2 Ω and 4 Ω respectively are connected in series to a 6 V battery. The heat dissipated by the 4 Ω resistor in 5 s will be

[A]. 5 J
[B]. 10 J
[C]. 20 J
[D]. 30 J

Deepak appeared in class test but he confused to know the correct statement. Would you help him to know that?

[A]. The potential difference is measured by means of an instrument called voltmeter.
[B]. The potential difference between two points is said to be one volt if one joule of work is done in moving one coulomb of electric charge from one point to the other.
[C]. The SI unit of potential difference is volt.
[D]. All the above.

In a quiz competition, you are asked a question where you have to choose the statement which is/ are incorrect?

[A]. It is the potential difference between the ends of the wire which makes the electric charge to flow in the wire.
[B]. The electric current is a flow of electric charges, called electrons, in a conductor such as a metal wire.
[C]. When one coulomb of charge flows through any cross-section of a conductor in 1 second, the electric current flowing through it is said to be one ampere.
[D]. Current is measured by an instrument called voltameter.

Ankush appeared in class test but he confused to know the incorrect statement. Would you help him to know that?

[A]. A single dry cell has a potential difference of 1.5 volts between its two terminals.
[B]. The actual flow of electrons which constitutes the current from negative terminal to positive terminal of a cell.
[C]. The conventional direction of electric current is from positive terminal of a cell or a battery to the negative terminal, through the outer circuit.
[D]. None of the above.

If the current I through a resistor is increased by 100% (assume that temperature remains unchanged), the increase in power dissipated will be

[A]. 100 %
[B]. 200 %
[C]. 300 %
[D]. 400 %

In the last year board examination, Rahul were asked a question where he had to choose the statement which was/were incorrect? Will you be able to answer this question?

[A]. If the potential difference across the ends of a conductor is doubled, the current flowing through it also gets halved.
[B]. A resistance is the ratio of potential difference applied between the ends of a conductor and the current flowing through it is constant quantity.
[C]. At constant temperature, the current flowing through a conductor is directly proportional to the potential difference across its ends.
[D]. If the resistance is doubled, the current gets halved.

Which of the following represents voltage?

[A]. Work done/ Current x Time
[B]. Work done x Charge
[C]. Work done x Time/Current
[D]. Work done x Charge x Time

What is the minimum resistance which can be made using five resistors each of 1/5 Ω?

[A]. 1/5 Ω
[B]. 1/25 Ω
[C]. 1/10 Ω
[D]. 25 Ω

Priya is writing some statements, choose the incorrect statement and help him:

[A]. Those substance which have very low electrical resistance are called good conductors.
[B]. Those substances which have comparatively high electrical resistance, are called resistors.
[C]. Those substances which have infinitely high electrical resistance are called insulators.
[D]. The heating element of electric iron is made of nichrome wire which is an insulator.

What is the maximum resistance which can be made using five resistors each of 1/5 Ω?

[A]. 1/5 Ω
[B]. 10 Ω
[C]. 5 Ω
[D]. 1 Ω

Consider the following statements and choose the incorrect one:

[A]. The resistance of all pure metals increases on raising the temperature; and decreasing on lowering the temperature.
[B]. A thick wire has more resistance; and a thin wire has less resistance.
[C]. Short length of a thick wire is used for getting low resistance; and long length of a thin wire is used for getting high resistance.
[D]. The resistance of a wire is inversely proportional to the square of its diameter.

Electrical resistivity of a given metallic wire depends upon

[A]. Its length
[B]. Its thickness
[C]. Its shape
[D]. Nature of the material

The heat produced by passing an electric current through a fixed resistor is proportional to the square of:

[A]. Magnitude of resistance of the resistor
[B]. Temperature of the resistor
[C]. Magnitude of current
[D]. Time for which current is passed

An electric fuse works on the:

[A]. Chemical effect of current
[B]. Magnetic effect of current
[C]. Lighting effect of current
[D]. Heating effect of current

Which of the following characteristic is not suitable for a fuse wire?

[A]. Thin and short
[B]. Thick and short
[C]. Low melting point
[D]. Higher resistance than rest of wiring

Which of the following is the most likely temperature of the filament of an electric light bulb when it is working on the normal 220 V supply line?

[A]. 500°C
[B]. 1500°C
[C]. 2500°C
[D]. 4500°C

The commercial unit of energy is:

[A]. Watt
[B]. Watt-hour
[C]. Kilowatt-hour
[D]. Kilo-joule

How much energy does a 100 W electric bulb transfer in 1 minute?

[A]. 100 J
[B]. 600 J
[C]. 3600 J
[D]. 6000 J

How many joules of electrical energy are transferred per second by a 6 V; 0.5 A lamp?

[A]. 30 J/s
[B]. 12 J/s
[C]. 0.83 J/s
[D]. 3 J/s

The lamps in a house hold circuit are connected in parallel because:

[A]. This way they required less current
[B]. If one lamp fails the others remain lit
[C]. This way they require less power
[D]. If one lamp fails the other also fail

The resistance of a wire of length 300 m and cross-section area 1.0 mm2 made of material of resistivity 1.0 × 10−7 Ωm is:

[A]. 2 Ω
[B]. 3 Ω
[C]. 20 Ω
[D]. 30 Ω

Ohm’s law gives a relationship between:

[A]. Current and resistance
[B]. Resistance and potential difference
[C]. Potential difference and electric charge
[D]. Current and potential difference
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