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Measurements and Instrumentation Objective Questions

with Answers: Part-9

[1] A rectifier type instrument is connected to 100VDC and is operated in the DC
measuring module reads
(a) 111V
(b) 90V
(c) 50V
(d) 100V
Ans: A
[2] A permanent magnet moving coil ammeter has a coil resistance of 99ohm and
Full Scale Deflection(FSD) current of 0.1mA. Shunt resistance is 1 ohm. Current
through the meter at 0.5 F.S.D is
(a) 0.007mA
(b) 0.05mA
(c) 0.023mA
(d) 0.1mA
Ans: B
[3] One single phase wattmeter operating on 230V and 5A for 5 hours makes 1940
revolutions. Meter constant in revolutions is 400. What is the power factor of the
(a) 1
(b) 0.84
(c) 0.73
(d) 0.65
[4] For power measurement of three phase circuit by two wattmeter method, when
the value of power factor is less than 0.5 lagging
(a) one of the wattmeters will read zero
(b) both give the same readings
(c) one of the wattmeter connections will have to be reversed
(d) pressure coil of the wattmeter will become ineffective.
[5] When using ohmmeter, applied voltage is to be disconnected from the circuit
(a) Voltage source will increase resistance

The resistor has 5% tolerance .(b) Current will decrease resistance (c) the ohmmeter has its own internal battery (d) non of the above Ans: C Answer [6] Which wave has the least form factor? (a) Square wave (b) Rectangular wave (c) Sine wave (d) Triangular wave Ans: A Answer [7] With a sweep time 10ms across the screen the approx. The corresponding deflection for a gravity controlled instrument is (a) 90° (b) 120° (c) 30° (d) 0° Ans: C Answer [9] It is found that 10A current passes through a resistor of 10ohms. horizontal sawtooth frequency will be (a) 50Hz (b) 100Hz (c) 1kHz (d) 500Hz Ans: B Answer [8] A spring controlled indicating instrument has a deflection of 90deg for maximum current I. The error in measurement of current can be as high as 5%. calculated from measured value of I and the nominal value of resistor? (a) 100 W (b) 150W (c)50W (d) 200W Ans: B Answer [10] A resistor of 10Kohms with 5% tolerance is connected in parallel with a 5Kohms resistor of 10% tolerance. What is the tolerance limit for the parallel network? . What is max error in measurement of power.

33% Ans: D Answer [11] The resistance offered to the passage of an in-varying current by a column of mercury at the temperature of melting ice of mass 14.4521 gms of uniform crosssectional area and length 106.3cm is (a) Standard ohm (b) One international ohm (c) One ohm according to SI units (d) One ohm according to working standards Ans: B .(a) 5% (b) 6.67% (c) 10% (d) 8.