Class 6 Science Chapter 12 MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) of Electricity and Circuit. All the MCQs are helpful for the revision of chapter and doubt clearing. These MCQs includes all the questions from intext paragraphs and objective questions from exercises. These MCQ quiz guaranteed a good score in exams based on chapter 12 of standard 6 science.

Class 6 Science Chapter 12 MCQ Online Test for 2022-2023

Class: 6Science
Chapter: 12Electricity and Circuit
Contents:MCQ Online Test with answers

Class 6 Science Chapter 12 MCQ Test with Answers


A torch bulb will normally work on 4.5-volt electricity is connected to domestic electricity supply of 220 volts. Which of the following will happen to this torch bulb?

[A]. It will grow very brightly
[B]. It will grow very dimly
[C]. It will not glow
[D]. It will get fused

Filament of a torch bulb is:

[A]. A metal case
[B]. Metal tip at the centre of the base
[C]. Two thick wires
[D]. A thin wire

The coloured plastic covering on electric wires makes the electric wire:

[A]. Long lasting
[B]. More attractive
[C]. Resistant to corrosion
[D]. Safe to touch

Paheli, is running short of connecting wires. To complete an electric circuit, she may use a:

[A]. Glass bangle
[B]. Thick thread
[C]. Rubber pipe
[D]. Steel spoon

The torch bulb does not glow in a complete circuit in which of the following is included. This one is:

[A]. Paper clip
[B]. Aluminium foil
[C]. Mica sheet
[D]. Pencil lead

The cells or batteries which can be recharged are usually those used in:

[A]. Electric clocks and mobile phones
[B]. Mobile phones and cameras
[C]. Cameras and TV remotes
[D]. Electric clocks and TV remotes

Consider the following statements and choose the correct one:

[A]. Although the electricity is very useful but it can also be very dangerous
[B]. If electric wires and electrical appliances are handled carelessly, then a person get can get electric shock which may cause severe burns and even death.
[C]. We should never use electricity from power points are sockets in our home for school for performing science experiments because it is very unsafe and dangerous to do so.
[D]. All the above

Read the following sentences carefully, and choose the incorrect one:

[A]. We can use an electric cell to get electricity that is safe for performing experiments.
[B]. A single electric cell usually provides only 1.5 volt of electricity whereas the electricity from power stations which is used in our homes is at 220 volts.
[C]. Cells and batteries are available in the market in different shapes and sizes depending on their use.
[D]. None of the above

One of the following is a conductor of electricity. This one is:

[A]. Graphite
[B]. Granite
[C]. Ceramics
[D]. Thermocol

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

[A]. An electric cell is a device which produces a small amount of electricity.
[B]. The electric cell which we used in torch, etc., is commonly known as “dry cell” or “just cell”.
[C]. The electric cell produces electricity from the chemicals stored inside it.
[D]. When all the chemicals are in electric cells are used up, the electric cell does not stops producing electricity.

An example of non-conductor of electricity is a:

[A]. Coin
[B]. Battery
[C]. Rubber gloves
[D]. Metal spoon

Electricity flows in an electric circuit which is:

[A]. Closed
[B]. Open
[C]. Round
[D]. Square

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

[A]. An electric circuit is a path along which electricity can flow.
[B]. On connecting the torch bulb between the two terminals of the cell the bulb lights up or glows.
[C]. The electric circuit provides a complete path for electricity to pass for current to flow between the two terminals of an electric cell.
[D]. None of the above

The part of a torch bulb which gives off light is the:

[A]. Glass
[B]. Filament
[C]. Base
[D]. Metal cover

Sakshi is writing some statements but she confused to know whether the statements are correct or not? If you know the answer to this question, then tell her:

[A]. The electric circuit in which there is no gap in the connection between the terminals of the cell wires and bulb etc., is called a complete circuit and closed circuit.
[B]. In an electric circuit, the direction of flow of electricity is taken to be form the positive terminal of the cell to the negative terminal of the cell.
[C]. The electric circuit in which there is a gap in the connection between the terminals of the cell, wires and the bulb etc., is called an open circuit or incomplete circuit.
[D]. All the above.

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]. When the filament or thin wire of a bulb gets broken, the bulb is said to be fused.
[B]. If we make a circuit using cotton threads or jute strings then the bulb will glow.
[C]. The switch is a simple device which is used to “open” or “close” a circuit
[D]. None of the above

Where do we get electricity from?

[A]. Wire
[B]. Metal
[C]. Sun
[D]. Battery

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

[A]. Due to complete circuit, electricity starts flowing in the circuit and electrical appliances will start working.
[B]. The purpose of using a switch is to “turn on” or “turn off” an electrical appliance by closing the circuit or opening the circuit respectively.
[C]. Some of the electrical appliances are torch, radio set, table lamp etc.
[D]. Electricity does not flow through an open circuit and close circuit.

Which of the following type of energy can be converted easily into mechanical energy, sound energy, heat energy and light energy?

[A]. Kinetic energy
[B]. Potential energy
[C]. Electric energy
[D]. Magnetic energy

In a science quiz competition, Nuri is asked a question where she had to choose the statement which was/were incorrect?

[A]. A torch is a portable electric lamp which uses two or more cells to light a small bulb.
[B]. In a torch, two or more cells are connected to a torch bulb through a sliding switch.
[C]. When the torch light is not needed, the sliding switch is opened by pushing it backwards.
[D]. The positive terminal of one cell is always kept in contact with the positive terminal of the different cell.

Raj is doing his homework which is given by his teacher. Would you help him to choose the correct sentences?

[A]. A non-metal called carbon in the form of graphite and diamond is also a conductor of electricity.
[B]. The human body is also high conductor of electricity.
[C]. Distilled water also conduct electricity.
[D]. None of the above

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

[A]. Those materials which allow electric current to pass through them are called insulators.
[B]. Rubber, air, water, wood, plastics (like polyethylene, PVC), asbestos all are examples of insulators.
[C]. A candle (made of wax), thermocol and glass bangle are non-insulators.
[D]. None of the above

Consider the following statements and choose the correct one:

[A]. Conductors are used to carry electricity or electric current.
[B]. Insulators are used for safety and they protect us from getting electric
[C]. Those parts of an electrical component or appliances through which electric current has to pass, are made of conductors like metal on metal alloys.
[D]. All the above.

In a science quiz competition, Nimmi is asked a question where she had to choose the statement which was/were incorrect?

[A]. The electric wires are made of metals like copper and aluminium because their conductor.
[B]. The outer covering of electric wires is made of plastic or rubber because it is an insulator.
[C]. Insulators allow us to handle current-carrying wires, switches, plug, sockets and other electrical appliances safely.
[D]. Electricians do not wear rubber and hand gloves while handling the naked electric wires because they are insulators.

In case of rechargeable batteries (such as the type used in mobile phones, cameras and inverters), they are used again and again. How?

[A]. It has some special chemicals.
[B]. Passing a suitable current in the opposite direction.
[C]. After using they can be restored energy again.
[D]. All the above.
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