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Module 3 Set 1

1. What is the wright word for an atom that has lost electrons on its outer shell ?
a) Negative ion
b) Neutral ion
c) Positive ion
2. What does nucleus consist of ?
a) Electrons and protons
b) Neutrons and electrons
c) Protons and Neutrons
3. What is the difference between an air-coil and a ferrite core coil ?
a) The current through the ferrite core coil is higher
b) The direction of the magnetic flux in both coils are opposite
c) The ferrite core coil developes a higher flux density
4. Which statement about ferromagnetic material is correct ?
a) Ferromagnetic can be hard or soft magnetic material
b) Ferromagnetic material is always permanent magnetic material
c) The permeability of ferromagnetic magnetic is less than 1.
5. What is the permeability of air ?
a) 0
b) 1
c) 100
6. There is a current flow in a conductor. Which is the correct rules to detact the direction of
flux lines around a conductor ?
a) Corkscrew rule
b) Counter clockwise rule
c) Left-hand rule
7. What is retentivity ?
a) The amount of magnetic field strength, necessary to saturate a ferromagnetic material.
b) The capability of a material to retain magnetism for a long period of time.
c) The ratio of remanence versus coercive force.

8. What happen to a conductor, free to move in a magnetic field when a current is flowing
through it ?
a) The conductor starts moving
b) The current flow decreases to zero
c) The resistance of a conductor decreases.
9. Two coils with an induction of 60H, are connected in parallel. What is the total
inductance in this circuit ?
a) 120H
b) 30H
c) 60H
10. What happen to the inductance if the number of turns on a core are doubled ?
a) It decreases by a factor of four
b) It increases by a factor of four
c) It increases by a factor of two
11. What is a commutator ?
a) A mechanical rectifier
b) A part of a case to reduce interferences
c) An electronical rectifier
12. Which statement is true for a separately excited generator ?
a) If the generator is connected to the load, a currect flows and the terminal voltage
will decrease.
b) If the generator is connected to the load, a current flows and the terminal voltage will
increase.
c) If the generator is connected to the load, current and terminal voltage will increase.
13. What type of generator if the exciter field is at the rotor ?
a) Compound machine
b) External pole machine
c) Internal pole machine
14. What is the phaseshift in a three-phase star connection system between each phase ?
a) 100
b) 120
c) 150

15. What is the peak-to-peak value of an alternating current ?


a) The average value of the two peaks of the waveform.
b) The RMS value times two.
c) The value between the maximum value in a positive direction and the maximum
value in a negative direction of an AC waveform.
16. Which voltage is present is present in a three phase AC system between neutral and
phase, if the phase to phase voltage is 200V ?
a) 100V
b) 115V
c) 280V
17. What will happen if we change the input frequency of a RC series circuit to a lower
frequency ?
a) The capacity reactance will be higher
b) The capacity reactance will be lower
c) The resistance of the resistor will be higher
18. What is the inductive reactance of the circuit if an inductor of 1 mH is applied to a 100Hz
sinusoidal source.
a) XL = 0.628 Ohm
b) XL = 1 Ohm
c) XL = 100 Ohm
19. Which is the correct circuits for this diagram ?

a) Circuit A
b) Circuit B
c) Circuit C
20. How many turns required for a primary winding, if a primary voltage is 220V, secondary
windings is 36turns and secondary voltage is 18V of a transformer ?
a) 18
b) 220
c) 440
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21. Which of the following is the formula giving the relationship between voltage and the
number of turns in a transformer?

(A)
22. In an RC series circuit, the component voltages VR = 30VAC and VC = 40VAC are
measured with a multimeter. What is the total voltage VAC to which the series circuit is
connected ?
a) 30V AC
b) 50V AC
c) 70V AC
23. What is the time constant of the circuit ?

a) 10sec
b) 1sec
c) 2msec
24. Which of the rules is the correct one to detect the direction of current of a generator ?
a) Corkscrew rule
b) Left hand generator rule
c) Right hand generator rule
25. The power output of a similar sized 3 phase generator compared to a single phase
generator is..
a) Less
b) More
c) Same

26. What is the correct statement for an external pole machine ?


a) In AC generators the magnetic field and the coils in which the alternating voltage is
induced usually, rotates.
b) In AC generators the magnetic field usually rotates and the coils in which the
alternating voltage is induced stands still.
c) In AC generators the magnetic field usually stands still and the coils to which the
alternating voltage is induced rotates.
27. The direction of rotation of the Motor in the picture is ?

a) Clockwise
b) Counter clockwise
c) There is no movement, because the lorenzforce is too high.
28. If an AC motor is spinning at 50 cycles per second, how long is 1 cycle ?
a) 0.02 seconds
b) 0.05 seconds
c) 50 seconds
29. Which of the rules is the correct one, to detect the direction of movement of a motor ?
a) Corkscrew rule
b) Left hand motor rule
c) Right hand motor rule

30. Which statement is true ?


a) By calculating the specific resistance, the actual temperature has to be respected.
b) The resistance of a conductor which has a conductor cross section of 1mm and a
length of 1m at a temperature of 20C, is called specific resistance.
c) The specific resistance has to be calculated every time you need the value.
31. How fast are free electrons moving in metal ?
a) Approximately 0.1 to 10mm/sec
b) Nearly as fast as the speed of light
c) Nearly as fast as the speed of sound

32. The difference between positive and negative charge is called a potential difference (PD)
and measured in volt (V). What is the PD of the charges shown in the figure.

a) +150 V
b) +200 V
c) +250 V
33. Name the right instrument and method to measure electric voltage.
a) A voltage connected in parallel to the power supply or electrical consumer.
b) A voltmeter connected in series to the power supply or electrical consumer.
c) An amperemeter connected parallel to the power supply.
34. Which kind of system uses thermoelements ?
a) A system that needs a lot of energy, like a factory.
b) A system that requires high voltage.
c) A temperature measuring system
35. What type of current is produced by a solarcell ?
a) AC
b) DC
c) Pulsating DC
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36. How much is the voltage V0, in the shown circuit ?

a) 10V
b) 20V
c) 50V
37. Why does the output voltage of a power supply decrease if you connect a load ?
a) Because of the continuous discharging of the power supply.
b) Because of the internal resistance of the power supply.
c) It only decreases if you choose the wrong wire size.
38. Two resistors are connected in series to a 24 V DC power supply. Calculate the resulting
total current and resistance, if the resistor values are 100 Ohm each.
a) Total current: 0.12 Ampere // Total resistance : 200 Ohm
b) Total current: 0.12 Ampere // Total resistance : 50 Ohm
c) Total current: 1.2 Ampere // Total resistance : 50 Ohm
39. A circuit has four resistors in series. Their resistances are 14 Ohm, 7 Ohm, 28 Ohm and 4
Ohm. The power supply has a voltage of 265V. What is the amount flowing through the
circuit ?
a) I = 132.5A
b) I = 14.045A
c) I = 5 A
40. Which statement about the series connection of several resistors are true ?
a) In a series connection the current at every point is equal
b) In a series connection the total resistance is less than the lowest rated resistor to the
circuit.
c) In a series connection, the voltage at every point is equal.

41. Which statement about the resistance in the diagram is correct ?

a) R1 > R2
b) R2 > R3
c) R3 > R1
42. Determine the resistor RX within the circuit, when the meter reads zero.

a) Rx = 10 Ohm
b) Rx = 15.9 Ohm
c) Rx = 6.3 Ohm

43. A circuit is consisting of 500 Ohm resistors in parallel. What is the total resistance RT.
a) 125 Ohm
b) 250 Ohm
c) 500 Ohm
44. Where is the usual application for a wire wound resistor ?
a) General purpose application.
b) High power application for electric circuits.
c) Low power application for electronic circuits.
45. What is a rheostat ?
a) A rheostat is a device that delivers adjustable capacitance.
b) A rheostat is a device that delivers adjustable inductance.
c) A rheostat is a device that delivers adjustable resistance.
46. How much electrical work was consumed by a bulb, rated for a power of 10W, within 25
hours ?
a) 0.25KWh
b) 2.5Wh
c) 25Wh
47. A 100 Ohm resistor is supplied with 2V. How much does the power increase, if the
voltage doubles ?
a) The power does not change
b) The power is four times higher than before
c) The power is twice than before.
48. Which statement related to a NTC resistor is true ?
a) The material increases conductance with increasing temperature.
b) The material has constant conductance at all temperature.
c) The materialdecreases conductance with increasing temperature.
49. What happen to an air capacitor if a thin ceramic plate is inserted between the capacitor
plates ?
a) The capacitance decreases.
b) The capacitance increases.
c) The voltage increases.

50. Where can electrolytic capacitor only be applied ?


a) In alternating current circuit.
b) In direct current circuits.
c) In high frequency circuits.

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