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TECHNOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF THE PHILIPPINES

Quezon City SET A


Electrical Engineering Department

COMPETENCY EXAMINATION AC/DC CIRCUITS

Name:___________________________________________ Score:__________________
AC CIRCUITS
1. The instantaneous of a voltage is given as 100 sin 314t volts, what is the average value?
A. 70.7 volts C. 100 volts
B. 63.7 volts D. 50 volts
2. The average value of sinusoidal current is 100 ampere, what is its RMS value?
A. 63.7 A C. 70.7 A
B. 141.4 A D. 111 A
3. What is the peak factor of half-wave rectified ac?
A. 1.57 C. 2
B. 1.11 D. 1.414
4. If a half wave rectified sine wave has an RMS value of 20 A, what is the average value?
A. 20 Amp C. 14.14 Amp
B. 12.74 Amp D. 28.3 Amp
5. A current is represented by its equation 10 sin(t + 30 o) and 5 sin(3t - 30o). The magnitudes of the components are instantaneous
values. What id the RMS value of the current?
A. 13.22 amperes C. 1.1 amperes
B. 7.9 amperes D. 10.6 amperes
6. A load draws current from a voltage source. The equation of the voltage and current are I=10 sin(t + 30 o) and V=220 cos(t - 60o).
What is the source?
A. 0 watt C. 3x1000 watts
B. 1100 watts D. 2200 watts
7. The instantaneous voltage and current equations of an ac circuit are v(t)=200 sin 377t volts and i(t)=8 sin (377t - 30 o) amp
respectively. Determine the apparent power in complex form.
A. 296.8+j400 C. 692.8+j400
B. 962.8+j400 D. 692.8+j200
8. A single phase induction motor is rated 5 hp, 75% power factor and 220-volt. What is the full load current?
A. 22.5 amperes C. 16.5 amperes
B. 20.5 amperes D. 18.5 amperes

9. An impedance draws a current I = 10cos (t - 30o) amp from a voltage V = 220 sin t volts. What is the power?
A. 2200 Watts C. 190.5 Watts
B. 1100 Watts D. 1320 Watts
10. A 50 mH inductance is connected in series with a 20 ohm resistor. If the voltage is 220 volts, what power is drawn?
A. 560 watts C. 802 watts
B. 1280 watts D. 680 watts
11. A 25 resistor is connected in series with a coil of 50 resistance and 150 mH inductance. What is the equation of the current if the
source voltage is 200 sin(t - 30o)?
A. 2.16 sin(t + 7o) C. 1.52 sin(t - 67o)
o
B. 2.13 sin(t - 67 ) D. 1.52 sin(t - 30o)
12. In a series RC circuit, the voltage across the capacitor and the resistor are 60 and 80 volt respectively, the total voltage is
_________
A. 70 V C. 100 V
B. 140 V D. 52.9 V
13. A coil is supplied from a 200 volt and takes a current of 2 amperes at 0.707 power factor lagging. The quality factor of the coil is
_________
A. 25 C. 1
B. 10 D. 100
14. A 40 micro-farad capacitor, 100 mH inductance and a 40 ohm resistors are connected in series. The voltage is 220 volts, what is the
current?
A. 6.25 amperes C. 7.23 amperes
B. 5.92 amperes D. 4.47 amperes
15. A 50 micro-farad is connected in series with a coil having 50 ohm resistance and 150 mH inductance. The source voltage is 100 sin
(t - 30o)V. What is the power?
A. 198 watts C. 212 watts
B. 147 watts D. 165 watts

SET A 1
Name:___________________________________________ Score:__________________

DC CIRCUITS

1. In a metric standard, as the number of gage increase, the size ___________


A. do not change C. decrease
B. does change D. increase

2. What is the size in square millimeter is the cable 250 MCM size?
A. 118.656 C. 112.565
B. 126.675 D. 132.348

3. A No. 14 wire (the smallest allowed in house wiring) has a diameter of 0.064 inch. Find the cross-sectional area in circular mils.
A. 5000 C. 4000
B. 4096 D. 3000

4. A round aluminum bus bar having a cross-section of 0.185 sq. inch and a length of 2.956 ft. has a resistance of 207 micro-ohms at
20oC. What is the resistance in ohm per circular mil foot at this temperature of the aluminum bus bar?
A. 18.56 C. 16.49
B. 14.50 D. 19.00

5. Copper has a resistivity of 16 ohm-nm at zero degrees centigrade. What is its temperature coefficient of resistance at zero degrees
centigrade?
A. 3.93x10-3/ oC C. 4.27x10 -3/ oC
-3 o
B. 3.65x10 / C D. 2.73x10-3/ oC

6. A copper wire has a resistance of 2.4 ohms at 20 oC. Find the resistance at 75oC. resistance temperature coefficient at 20 oC is
0.034/oC.
A. 3.78 ohms C. 12.18 ohms
B. 6.89 ohms D. 7.48 ohms

7. The resista nce of a transformer winding is 0.25 ohm at 25 oC. When operating at full load, the temperature of the winding is 75 oC.
The temperature coefficient of resistance for copper is 0.00427 per oC. What is the winding resistance at full load?
A. 0.298 ohm C. 0.512 ohm
B. 0.315 ohm D. 0.271 ohm

8. Calculate the voltage drop in volts of a 1000 ft AWG in gage wire connected to a 2 Amp load (rho is 10.4 ohm-cmf, area is 10,380
cmil).
A. 2.4 C. 3
B. 1.5 D. 2

9. A dc motor 10 hp, 230 Volts has a 0.85 efficiency. The allowable voltage drop of 10% of input voltage. Find the area of wire in
circular mil if the length is 150 ft and resistivity of copper is 10.4 ohm-cmil per ft.
A. 3088 C. 2588
B. 6176 D. 5176

10. Three resistance are connected in series has a total resistance of 120 ohms. If Rx = 20 ohms, and Ry is twice than Rz. Find Ry and
Rz.
A. Ry=75 ohms & Rz=25 ohms C. Ry=67 ohms & Rz=33 ohms
B. Ry=60 ohms & Rz=40 ohms D. Ry=50 ohms & Rz=50 ohms

11. A certain conductor has a resistance of 1 ohm per 1000 ft at a diameter of 0.1 inch. Determine the resistance of a 200 ft long
conductor if the diameter is 40 mils.
A. 1 ohm C. 1.25 ohm
B. 0.8 ohm D. 0.5 ohm

12. The resistance of a wire is 126.48 ohms at 100oC and 100 ohms at 30oC. Determine the temperature coefficient of copper at 0 oC.
A. 0.00427 oC -1 C. 0.0256 oC-1
o -1
B. 0.00615 C D. 0.0356 oC-1

13. How much heat in kcal is produced by a current of 20 Amp flowing for one half hour in a circuit having a resistance of 6 ohms?
A. 1088 C. 1016
B. 1032 D. 1066

14. A heater draws 2 Amp at 12 volts d.c. How many joules does it consume in 15 minutes?
A. 12,000 C. 21,600
B. 720 D. 0

15. A 100 liters of water is heated from 20oC to 40oC. How many Kwhr of electricity is needed assuming no heat loss?
A. 2.3 C. 4.24
B. 5.6 D. 2.45

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