Which One Doesn't Belong? - Questions

The Which One Doesn't Belong? - Electrical Resistance Concept Builder is comprised of 54 questions. The questions are divided into 18 different Question Groups. Questions in the same group are rather similar to one another. The Concept Builder is coded to select at random a question from each group until a student is successful with that group of questions.

This Concept Builder consists of three different activities. Those three activities are described as follows:
 
  • Series Circuits: Question Groups 1-6. Learners are presented with three circuits showing a power source and one or more resistors. Two of the circuits have the same resistance and the third circuit has a different one. Learners must identify the circuit whose resistance does not match the other two.
  • Parallel Circuits: Question Groups 7-12. This activity is similar to the first activity but all three circuits are parallel circuits. Learners must identify the circuit that has an equivalent resistance that is not equal to the other two.
  • Both Types of Circuits Question Groups 13-18. Learners are presented with four different circuits; they are a mix of series and parallel circuits. One of the circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. 

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Which One Doesn’t Belong? – Equivalent Resistance

 
Activity 1: Series Circuits 
Question Group 1
Question 1:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?


 
 
Question 2:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 

 
Question 3:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 
 
 
Question Group 2
Question 4:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 

 
Question 5:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 
 
Question 6:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 

 
Question Group 3
Question 7:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 
 
Question 8:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 

 
Question 9:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 
 
 
 
Question Group 4
Question 10:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 

 
Question 11:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 
 
Question 12:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 

 
Question Group 5
Question 13:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 
 
Question 14:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 

 
Question 15:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 
 
 
 
Question Group 6
Question 16:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 

 
Question 17:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?


 


 
Question 18:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 

 
Activity 2: Parallel Circuits 
Question Group 7
Question 19:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 


 
Question 20:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 

 
Question 21:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 


 

 
 
 
 
Question Group 8
Question 22:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 

 
Question 23:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 
 
Question 24:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 

 
Question Group 9
Question 25:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 


 
 
Question 26:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 


 

 
Question 27:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 
 
 
 
Question Group 10
Question 28:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 

 
Question 29:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 


 
 
Question 30:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 

 
Question Group 11
Question 31:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?


 
 
Question 32:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?


 

 
Question 33:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?


 
 
Question Group 12
Question 34:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 

 
Question 35:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?


 
 
Question 36:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?


 

 
Activity 3: Both Types of Circuits 
Question Group 13
Question 37:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?


 
 
Question 38:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 

 
Question 39:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?



 
 
Question Group 14
Question 40:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 


 

 
Question 41:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 


 
 
Question 42:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?


 

 
Question Group 15
Question 43:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?


 
 
Question 44:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 

 
Question 45:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 
 
 
 
Question Group 16
Question 46:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?


 

 
Question 47:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 
 
Question 48:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?


 

 
Question Group 17
Question 49:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?


 
 
 
 
Question 50:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?


 

 
Question 51:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?
 

 
 
 
 
Question Group 18
Question 52:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?


 

 
Question 53:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?

 

 
 
Question 54:
One of these circuits has an equivalent resistance that is not like the others. Which one doesn't belong?

 


 
 



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