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Which of the live, neutral or earth wires is always at 0 volts?
The neutral wire (will also accept earth wire).
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Why is the case of a plug usually made out of plastic?
Plastic is a good insulator.
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Appliances with double insulation don't need which type of wire?
Earth wire.
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What energy transformation occurs when electric current flows through a resistor?
Electrical energy (to kinetic energy) to heat energy.
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What is the equation linking Q,V and E?
E(energy)=Q(charge)xV(voltage)
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What colour(s) are each of the following wires in an eletrical plug?; 1.Live wire 2.Neutral wire 3.Earth wire.
1.Brown 2.Blue 3.Green and yellow stripes.
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Which two wires usually carry the same current?
The live wire and neutral wire.
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What type of safety devie contains a wire that is designed to melt when the current passing through it goes above a certain value?
A fuse.
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A current of 0.5A passes through a torch bulb. The torch is powered by a 3V battery. Calculate the power of the torch.
Power=current x potential difference= 0.5x3=1.5W
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A current of 0.5A passes through a torch bulb. The torch is powered by a 3V battery. In half an hour, 900C of charge pass through the battery. Calculate how much electrical energy the bulb transfers in half an hour.
Energy transferred=charge x potential difference= 900x3=2700J
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