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ElectricalChapter16Homework
MultipleChoice Identifythechoicethatbestcompletesthestatementoranswersthequestion. 1.Whilediscussinghowtotestaswitch, TechnicianA saystheactionoftheswitchcanbemonitoredbyavoltmeter. TechnicianB saysthecontinuitythrough theswitchcanbecheckedbymeasuringtheresistanceacrosstheswitchterminals.Whoiscorrect? a. Aonly c. bothAandB b. Bonly d. neitherAnorB 2. TechnicianA sayselectricalcircuitresistancecausesvoltagedrop. TechnicianB sayshighresistanceproblemscauseanincreaseincurrentflow.Whois correct? a. Aonly c. bothAandB b. Bonly d. neitherAnorB 3. TechnicianA saysfusesandothercircuitprotectiondevicesnormallywearout. TechnicianB saystoavoidfutureproblems,replaceabadfusewithahigher ampereratedfuse.Whoiscorrect? a. Aonly c. bothAandB b. Bonly d. neitherAnorB 4. TechnicianA saysusesanohmmetertomeasureresistanceofacomponent. TechnicianB usesavoltmetertomeasurevoltagedrop.Whoiscorrect? a. Aonly c. bothAandB b. Bonly d. neitherAnorB 5.Sensorproblemsarebeingdiscussed. TechnicianA saysapoorgroundinthereferencevoltagecircuitcancausehigherthannormalreadingsatthecomputer. TechnicianB sayssmallamountsofunwantedresistanceinalowvoltagesensorcircuitwillnothaveasignificanteffectonthevehiclesperformance.Whois correct? a. Aonly c. bothAandB b. Bonly d. neitherAnorB 6. TechnicianA usesaspliceclipwhilesolderingtwowirestogether. TechnicianB twiststhewirestrandsofthewireendstogetherbeforesoldering.Whois correct? a. Aonly c. bothAandB b. Bonly d. neitherAnorB 7.Atechnicianistestingaconnectorinacircuitwithavoltmeter.Withthepoweroninthecircuit,themeterreads12voltswhentheleadsareplacedoneachside oftheconnector.Thisindicatesthattheconnector_____. a. isshortedtoground c. isgood b. isopen d. hascurrentflowingthroughit 8.ThewaveformofACvoltageistypicallya_____. a. squarewave c. sinewave b. sawtoothwave d. flatline 9.Atechnicianischeckingacircuitwithexcessiveresistance.Thecurrentflowthroughthecircuitshouldbe10amps,butacheckwithanammetermeasuresonly 6amps.Thetechnicianmeasuresavoltagedropof1.0voltsacrosstheswitchterminalswhenthecircuitisturnedon.Whatistheresistanceoftheswitch? a. 1/60ohm c. 6ohms b. 1/6ohm d. 60ohms 10.ThewaveformofconstantDCvoltageonalabscopeisa_____. a. squarewave c. sinewave b. sawtoothwave d. flatline 11.Oscilloscopesarebeingdiscussed. TechnicianA saystheverticalpositionsrepresenttime. TechnicianB saysthehorizontalpositionsrepresentvoltage.Who iscorrect? a. Aonly c. bothAandB b. Bonly d. neitherAnorB 12. TechnicianA usesavoltmetertocheckcircuitresistance. TechnicianB usesanohmmetertocheckcircuitresistance.Whoiscorrect? a. Aonly c. bothAandB b. Bonly d. neitherAnorB 13. TechnicianA saysjumpstartingcancauseabatterytoexplode. TechnicianB saysjumpstartingcandamageacomputer.Whoiscorrect? a. Aonly c. bothAandB b. Bonly d. neitherAnorB 14.Resistancechecksarebeingdiscussed. TechnicianA saysthecomponentmustbedisconnectedfromthesystembeforechecking. TechnicianB saysan infinitereadingmeansthecomponentisshorted.Whoiscorrect? a. Aonly c. bothAandB b. Bonly d. neitherAnorB 15.Voltagedroptestingisbeingdiscussed. TechnicianA connectstheredvoltmeterleadtothemostpositivesideofthecircuitbeingtestedandtheblackleadto themostnegativesideorpartofthecircuitbeingtested. TechnicianB saysthetestmustbeconductedwiththecircuitoperatingwithnormalamountsof current.Whoiscorrect? a. Aonly c. bothAandB

a. Aonly c. bothAandB b. Bonly d. neitherAnorB 15.Voltagedroptestingisbeingdiscussed. TechnicianA connectstheredvoltmeterleadtothemostpositivesideofthecircuitbeingtestedandtheblackleadto themostnegativesideorpartofthecircuitbeingtested. TechnicianB saysthetestmustbeconductedwiththecircuitoperatingwithnormalamountsof current.Whoiscorrect? a. Aonly c. bothAandB b. Bonly d. neitherAnorB 16.Whentestingresistanceinacircuitwithanohmmeter,_____. a. theohmmeterisconnectedinparalleltothecircuitandthecircuitisturnedon b. theohmmeterisconnectedinseriestothecircuitandthecircuitisturnedon c. thecircuitorcomponentmustfirstbedisconnectedfromthepowersource,thentheohmmeterisconnectedinserieswiththecomponentbeing tested d. allanswersarecorrect 17.Theradiatorfanonavehicleisworking,butitisturningatamuchslowerspeedthannormal.Thespecificationsforthefanmotorare25amperes.YourDMM hasamaximumamperageof10amps.Whatshouldyouusetotestthefanmotorcurrent? a. Replacethe10ampfuseinyourDMMwitha25ampfuse b. Useaninductivetypeammeter c. BothReplacethe10ampfuseinyourDMMwitha25ampfuseandUseaninductivetypeammeter d. NeitherReplacethe10ampfuseinyourDMMwitha25ampfusenorUseaninductivetypeammeter 18.Whenconnectingaconventionalammetertoacircuit,_____. a. thecircuitmustturnedon b. theammetermustbewiredinserieswiththecircuit c. theanticipatedloadcurrentmustbelessthantheammetersmaximumcurrentrating d. allanswersarecorrect 19.WhenusinganinductivecurrentprobeadapteronaDMM,_____. a. theDMMissetforDCamps b. thearrowontheclampfacestowardthebattery[sourcevoltage] c. thethumbwheelontheprobeisadjustedtozeroontheDMM d. allanswersarecorrect 20.DMMsthatcanmeasuretemperatureusea_____adapterthatisplacedonorneartheobjecttobechecked. a. thermometer c. manometer b. thermocouple d. refractometer 21.Whentestingthehighvoltagecircuitsonahybridvehicle,a_____typemeterandtestleadsmustbeused. a. CatII c. CatIV b. CatIII d. CatV 22.Whensettingupalabscopetomeasureawaveformthatrangesfrom0to15voltsifthereareeightverticaldivisions,whatmustthevoltagelevelbesetatto displaytheentirewaveform? a. 100millivolts c. 1volt b. 500millivolts d. 2volts 23.AllthefollowingarelabscopeadjustmentsEXCEPT: a. triggerlevel c. triggersource b. slope d. amperagelevel 24.WhatisthebesttooltousetofindthecauseofanintermittentprobleminalowvoltageDCcircuit? a. graphingmultimeter[GMM] c. digitalvoltmeter b. analogoscilloscope d. testlight 25. TechnicianA saysacircuitbreakercanberesetaftertheproblemthattrippedthecircuitbreakerisfixedbydisconnectingthepowertothecircuitbreakerfor afewseconds. TechnicianB saysthecircuitbreakercanberesetbypressingtheresetbuttononthebreaker.Whoiscorrect? a. Aonly c. bothAandB b. Bonly d. neitherAnorB 26.Atechnicianistestingacircuitthatusesagroundcontrolledrelaytoprovidepowertothecircuitload.Withtherelayinstalledinitssocket,thecontrolterminal oftherelayisgroundedbyajumperwirenothinghappens. TechnicianA sayscheckthecoilinputterminalforvoltage.TechnicianB saysconnectajumper wirebetweenbatterynegativeandtheoutputterminaloftherelaytocheckiftheloadistheproblem.Whoiscorrect? a. Aonly c. bothAandB b. Bonly d. neitherAnorB 27.Apotentiometer[typeofvariableresistor]canbetestedwithallthefollowingtoolsEXCEPT: a. testlight c. ohmmeter b. voltmeter d. digitallabscope[DSO] 28.Thebestmethodfortestingwiresandelectricalconnectionsis_____. a. ohmmetertest c. inductiveammeter b. voltagedroptest d. infraredpyrometer 29.Allthefollowinginformationaboutthevehicleswiringcanbefoundintheelectricalschematicswiththeexceptionof_____. a. wirecolor c. connectorterminaldesignation b. wiresize d. componentlocationonvehicle 30. TechnicianA usestheelectricalschematicdiagramtotracetheflowofcurrentthroughalltheswitches,wires,connectors,circuitprotectiondevices,and groundsrelatedtotheproblembeforehebeginstesting.TechnicianB usestheschematicdiagramtolocateexactlywhereonthevehicleallofthecircuit componentsarelocated.Whoiscorrect? a. Aonly c. bothAandB b. Bonly d. neitherAnorB 31. TechnicianA saysdielectricgreaseisusedonwireterminalsandconnectorstopreventcorrosion. TechnicianB saysdielectricgreasereducestheresistance betweentheterminals.Whoiscorrect?

groundsrelatedtotheproblembeforehebeginstesting.TechnicianB usestheschematicdiagramtolocateexactlywhereonthevehicleallofthecircuit componentsarelocated.Whoiscorrect? a. Aonly c. bothAandB b. Bonly d. neitherAnorB 31. TechnicianA saysdielectricgreaseisusedonwireterminalsandconnectorstopreventcorrosion. TechnicianB saysdielectricgreasereducestheresistance betweentheterminals.Whoiscorrect? a. Aonly c. bothAandB b. Bonly d. neitherAnorB 32. TechnicianA usesheatshrinktubingtoinsulateandsealsolderedwireconnections. TechnicianB wrapsthesolderedconnectionwithelectricaltape.Whois correct? a. Aonly c. bothAandB b. Bonly d. neitherAnorB 33.ThewiringharnessfortheSIR[airbag]circuithasa_____harnesscover. a. red c. dayglowgreen b. orange d. yellow 34.Atechnicianisdiagnosingthecauseofaninsufficientheatproblem.Henoticesthefanisworkingbutnotprovidingmuchairflow.Hedisconnectsthefanpower feedwireandconnectsthefantothebatteryusingafusedjumperwire.Thespecificationforthefanmotoris16amps.Hisammetershows26ampswhenthe fanisjumpeddirectlytothebattery.Whatcouldbetheproblem? a. badfanmotorground c. shortedwiringinthefanmotor b. highresistanceinthefanmotorwiring d. allanswersarecorrect