Class 10 Science Chapter 12 MCQ

Class 10 Science Chapter 12 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.

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Class 10 Science Chapter 12 MCQ Online Test for 2020-2021

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Class 10 Science Chapter 12 MCQ with Answers for 2020-21

Class 10 Science Chapter 12 MCQ Online Test with solutions and answers. There are more than 70 questions in the form of MCQs covering the entire chapter 12 of Class 10 Science. Most of the questions are confined to Latest NCERT Books for class 10 Science issued for session 2020-2021.


Two resistors of resistance 2Ω and 4Ω when connected to a battery will have

[A]. Same current flowing through them when connected in parallel
[B]. Same current flowing through them when connected in series
[C]. Same potential difference across them when connected in series
[D]. Different potential difference across them when connected in Parallel

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


A cylindrical conductor of length l and uniform area of cross section A has resistance R. Another conductor of length 2l and resistance R of the same material has area of cross section

[A]. A/2
[B]. 3A/2
[C]. 2A
[D]. 3A

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

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

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

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

[A]. In series circuit, the appliances get the same voltage as that of the power supply line.
[B]. In series circuit, all the electrical appliances have only one switch due to which they cannot be turned on or off separately.
[C]. In series circuit, if one electrical appliance stops working due to some defect, then all other appliances also stop working.
[D]. In the series connection of electrical appliances, the overall resistance of the circuit increases too much due to which the current from the power supply is low.


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

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
What is meant by an electric circuit?

A continuous and closed path of an electric current is called an electric circuit.

What is fuse wire and how does it work?

The fuse is placed in series with the device. It consists of a piece of wire made of a metal or an alloy of appropriate melting point, for example aluminium, copper, iron, lead etc. If a current larger than the specified value flows through the circuit, the temperature of the fuse wire increases. This melts the fuse wire and breaks the circuit.

What do you know about a resistor?

A conductor having some appreciable resistance is called a resistor.

What is variable resistance or rheostat?

A component used to regulate current without changing the voltage source is called variable resistance.

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