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CHAPTER 8 180

1. A common-drain amplifier is similar in configuration to which BJT none of the


amplifier? [Hint] above
common-emitter
26 . What is the input resistance (Rin(source)) of a common-gate
common- amplifier? [Hint]
collector Rs
common-base
common-gate
1 / gm
2. A common-source amplifier is similar in configuration to which BJT
amplifier? [Hint] none of the
common-base above

common- 27 . Which type(s) of FETs can operate with a gate-to-source Q-point


collector value of 0 V? [Hint]
common- JFET
emitter
E-MOSFET
emitter-follower
D-
MOSFET
3. A common-gate amplifier is similar in configuration to which BJT
amplifier? [Hint]
28 . What common factor determines the voltage gain and input
common-emitter resistance of a common-gate amplifier? [Hint]
common- RD
collector
RL
common-base
gm
emitter-follower
29 . An example of a prerequisite to effective troubleshooting is [Hint]
4. In a common-source amplifier, the purpose of the bypass capacitor, being a quick-study.
C2, is to [Hint]
keep the source effectively at ac the ability to take apart a PCB efficiently.
ground. understanding the circuit.
provide a dc path to ground.
30 . Ideally, the equivalent circuit of an FET contains [Hint]
provide coupling to the input.
a current source in series with a resistance.
provide coupling to the load.
a resistance between drain and source terminals.
5. Which FET amplifier(s) has (have) a phase inversion between input a current source between gate and source.
and output signals? [Hint] a current source between drain and source.
common-gate
common-drain
common-
source
all of the above

6. Input resistance of a common-drain amplifier is [Hint]


RG || RIN(gate).
RG + RIN(gate).
RG.
RIN(gate).

22 . The drain of an FET is analogous to the _____ of a BJT, the


source of an FET is analogous to the _____ of a BJT, and the gate of an
FET is analogous to the _____ of a BJT. [Hint]
emitter, collector, base
collector, emitter, base
collector, base, emitter
base, collector, emitter

23 . The voltage gain of an ideal FET equivalent circuit with an


external AC drain resistance is _____. [Hint]
gm / Rd
gmRd
gm
none of the
above

24 . The input resistance at the gate of an FET is extremely [Hint ]


high
.
low.

25 . There is a _____º phase inversion between gate and source in a

source follower. [Hint ]


0
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