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REVIEWER: ELECTRONICS 2

1. Absolute zero temperature - -273 degree celcius


2. A transistor has how many junctions 2
3. What is one important thing transistors do? amplify weak signals
4. Who invented the first junction transistor? Shockley
5. In an npn transistor, the majority carriers in the emitter are? Free electrons
6. The emitter diode in a junction transistor is usually. Forward biased
7. The base of an npn transistor is thin and? Lightly doped
8. The collector emitter voltage is usually Less than Vcc
9. If the current gain is 100 and the collector current is 10mA, the base current is? 100uA
10. In a pnp transistor, the major carriers in the emitter are? Holes
11. If the base resistor is open, what is the Collector current? 0mA
12. The beta of a transistor is the ratio of . collector current to base current
13. As the temperature increases, the current gain. decreases
14. If the base resistor is very small, the transistor will operate in the. active region
15. The first step in analyzing emitter-based circuits is to find the. base current
16. The collector current is 1.5mA. if the current gain is 50, the base current is. 30uA
17. If the base supply voltage is disconnected,, the collector-emitter voltage will equal. Vcc
18. Which is the largest current in a pnp transistor? Emitter current
19. For emitter bias, the voltage at the emitter is 0.7 less than the . Base voltage
20. For dc, the current in a coupling circuit is? - __________

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In a normally biased npn transistor, the electrons in the emitter have enough energy to
overcome the barrier potential of the
1.

base emitter junction. -

2.

base collector junction.

3.

collector base junction.

4.

recombination path.

What is the most important fact about the collector current?


1.

It is measured in milliampere.

2.

It equals the base current divided by the current gain.

3.

It is small.

4.

It approximately equals the emitter current. -

The base emitter voltage is usually


1.

less than the base supply voltage. -

2.

equal to the base supply voltage.

3.

more than the base supply voltage.

4.

none of these.

The collector emitter voltage is usually


1.

less than the collector supply voltage.-

2.

equal to the collector supply voltage.

3.

more than the collector supply voltage.

4.

none of these.

The power dissipated by a transistor approximately equals the collector current times
1.

base emitter voltage.

2.

collector emitter voltage.-

3.

base supply voltage.

4.

0.7 V.

A small collector current with zero base current is caused by the leakage current of the
1.

emitter diode.

2.

collector diode.-

3.

base diode.

4.

transistor.

The base-emitter voltage of an ideal transistor is


1.

0 V.-

2.

0.3 V.

3.

0.7 V.

4.

1 V.

In the active region, the collector current is not changed significantly by


1.

base supply voltage.

2.

base current.

3.

current gain.

4.

collector resistance.-

When the collector current increases, what does the current gain do?
1.

Decreases.

2.

Stays the same.

3.

Increases.

4.

Any of the above.-

When the base resistor increases, the collector voltage will probably
1.

decrease.

2.

stay the same.

3.

increase.-

4.

all of the above.

If the base resistor is very small, the transistor will operate in the
1.

cutoff region.

2.

active region.

3.

saturation region.-

4.

all of the above.

If the base supply voltage is disconnected, the collector-emitter voltage will equal
1.

0 V.

2.

6 V.

3.

10.5 V.

4.

collector supply voltage.-

If the base resistor has zero resistance, the transistor will probably be
1.

saturated.

2.

in cutoff.

3.

destroyed.-

4.

none of the above.

If the emitter resistor is open, the collector voltage is


1.

low.

2.

high.-

3.

unchanged.

4.

unknown.

If the collector resistor is open, the collector voltage is


1.

low. -

2.

high.

3.

unchanged.

4.

unknown.

When the current gain increases from 50 to 300 in an emitter-biased circuit, the collector current

1.

remains almost the same. -

2.

decreases by a factor of 6.

3.

increases by a factor of 6.

4.

is zero.

If the emitter resistance increases, the collector voltage


5.

decreases.

6.

stays the same.

7.

increases.-

8.

breaks down the transistor.

With voltage divider bias, the base voltage is


1.

less than the base supply voltage.-

2.

equal to the base supply voltage.

3.

greater than the base supply voltage.

4.

greater than the collector supply voltage.

The currents of a PNP transistor are


1.

usually smaller than NPN currents.

2.

opposite NPN currents.-

3.

usually larger than NPN currents.

4.

negative.