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the opposite charge to an Electron but half the weight of a proton. Option B. the same charge as an Electron but half the mass. Option C. no electrical charge but will add weight to the nucleus. Correct Answer is. no electrical charge but will add weight to the nucleus. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 2. The unit which consists of two or more different types of atoms is known as a. Option A. particle of an element. Option B. molecule of a compound. Option C. molecule of an element. Correct Answer is. molecule of a compound. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 3. In what equipment is a photon radiated when an electron leaves a hole?. Option A. Photo-cell. Option B. LED. Option C. Photo diode. Correct Answer is. LED. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 4. A good electrical insulating material will contain. Option A. Only a small number of electrons in the outer shell of each atom of the material. Option B. strongly bound electrons in the atoms of the material.

Option C. Weakly bound 'free' electrons in the atoms of the material. Correct Answer is. strongly bound electrons in the atoms of the material. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 5. The smallest particle that a substance can be split and show the same properties as the whole is known as. Option A. an Element. Option B. a Molecule. Option C. an Atom. Correct Answer is. an Atom. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 6. What charge does the nucleus of an atom possess?. Option A. Positive. Option B. Neutral. Option C. Negative. Correct Answer is. Positive. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 7. What is the maximum number of electrons in shell N of an atom?. Option A. 18. Option B. 32. Option C. 16. Correct Answer is. 32. Explanation. Shell k = 2 electrons, shell L= 8 electrons, shell M = 18 electrons and shell N = 32 electrons (or use the 2n2 exclusion rule).

Question Number. 8. An oxygen molecule is made up of. Option A. two oxygen atoms sharing neutrons. Option B. two oxygen atoms sharing protons. Option C. two oxygen atoms sharing electrons. Correct Answer is. two oxygen atoms sharing electrons. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 9. If electrons are added to an atom it becomes. Option A. a neutral ion. Option B. a positive ion. Option C. a negative ion. Correct Answer is. a negative ion. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 10. An element whose atoms have fewer than 4 electrons in their valency shell are. Option A. semiconductors. Option B. good insulators. Option C. good conductors. Correct Answer is. good conductors. Explanation. The further away from a 'complete' shell the better a conductor it is. Question Number. 11. The charge on a proton is. Option A. positive. Option B. negative. Option C. neutral. Correct Answer is. positive. Explanation. NIL.

Question Number. 12. What effect do the electrons of one atom have upon the electrons of another atom?. Option A. They have no effect on each other. Option B. They repel each other. Option C. They attract each other. Correct Answer is. They repel each other. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 13. What is a molecule?. Option A. The smallest part of an atom. Option B. The smallest part of a compound. Option C. The smallest part of an electron. Correct Answer is. The smallest part of a compound. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 14. An atom is. Option A. the smallest part of an element that retains its characteristics. Option B. the smallest part of a compound that can exist independently. Option C. the smallest particle of matter. Correct Answer is. the smallest part of an element that retains its characteristics. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 15. A neutron is a particle which is. Option A. is contained in the nucleus of all atoms. Option B. orbits the nucleus of the atom. Option C. is contained within the nucleus of most atoms. Correct Answer is. is contained within the nucleus of most atoms. Explanation. Most atoms' because hydrogen has no neutron.

Question Number. Option A. 17. a surplus of free electron. The proton and the neutron are approximately the same mass (neutron very slightly heavier). Option B. Question Number. electron. 19. Correct Answer is. The mass of an atom is contained mainly in the. Correct Answer is. an excitement of electrons in a metal. A good electrical insulator is a material which. an ion. proton. has its electrons tightly bound to their parent atoms. Option B. When an atom loses or gains an electron it is called. Option C. an ion. Option B. nucleus. . a molecule. Option A. The electron is just under 1/2000th of a proton or neutron. Option C. Question Number. a current. contains a large number of positive ions. Option C. nucleus. has its electrons tightly bound to their parent atoms. has more protons than electrons. Option B. NIL. 18. Correct Answer is. An electric current is. Option A. Explanation. NIL. Option C. Explanation. 16.Question Number. Option A. Explanation. an ordered flow of electrons.

The atomic number of an atom is determined by the number of. molecules. Question Number. an ordered flow of electrons. 22. 6. Correct Answer is. Option C. Option A. 21. 23. hydrogen. negative ion. valency atom. Correct Answer is. Option B. positive ion. Germanium and silicon have how many electrons in their outer shell?. protons. 2. Option A. Question Number. That atom will be negatively charged due to the additional electron. NIL. electrons. Explanation. electrons. NIL. Question Number. 4. An atom contains. If a free electron is given to another atom. 20. negative ion. All semiconductors (including carbon) has 4 electrons in their outer shell. Option A. Option B. Explanation. Explanation. 4. Explanation.Correct Answer is. Option C. electrons. Question Number. Option C. . Option A. Option B. that atom is a. Correct Answer is. Option B.

Module 4 theory of holes as majority carriers. low resistance. Explanation. high impedance. Atomic number = number of protons. the electron in inner shell of atom. The valence electrons is/are in the outer shell. Option B. Correct Answer is. Explanation. Explanation. An atom with less than 4 electrons in its outer shell has. Question Number. a good conductor.Option C. Option C. low resistance. Option A. Correct Answer is. a positive electron. 26. no electrical resistance. Explanation. Option B. the electron in outer shell of atom. An atom with a deficiency of electrons will be positively charged and able to accept electrons freely. low electrical resistance. Question Number. Option C. the electron in outer shell of atom. Correct Answer is. Question Number. neutrons. Option C. An atom with a deficiency in electrons has. The valence electron is. i. 25. Mass number = number of protons + neutrons. Option A. Option A.e. Option B. high resistance. protons. 24. Low electrical resistance. . high electrical resistance. low electrical resistance. Correct Answer is.

Correct Answer is. gain at least one electron. Option A. acceptor. Option B.Question Number. Question Number. is a. 16. donor. Option B. For an atom to become a negative ion it must. donor. Option B. Option B. isotopic. Correct Answer is. . Explanation. Use Pauli's exclusion formula. 6. 30. Neutron and an Electron. Explanation. Elements such as phosphorus with 5 electrons in their outer shell. Proton. Proton and an Electron only. Option C. 27. An hydrogen atom consist of a. Option A. when combined with pure silicon. 18. Hydrogen has no Neutron. What is the maximum number of electrons in shell M of an atom?. have undergone ionisation by the sun. Option C. Phosphorus 'donates' an electron to the silicon crystal structure. Proton and an Electron only. M is the 3rd shell (n=3). Question Number. Correct Answer is. Explanation. lose at least one electron. Gaining at least one electron produces a negative ion. 28. 2*3*3 = 18. Explanation. Option A. 29. 18. Option C. gain at least one electron. Option A. Question Number. Correct Answer is. Neutron and a proton only. Option C.

Explanation. shells. It gains a positive charge. 34. positive charged. waves. Option C. Question Number. Nucleus is positively charged. Explanation. Option B. Correct Answer is. Option A. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. or energy levels. It gains a negative charge. Option C. Option B.Question Number. Option A. The nucleus of an atom is. positive charged. Option C. Electron orbits are called. It gains a negative charge. Explanation. A neutral atom gains electrons. 31. 32. Atomic number = number of protons = number of electrons. shells. Question Number. of 3 has how many electrons?. 3. 33. valences. Option A. 1. shells. Option C. negative charged. neutral. Question Number. Dependant on type of atom. A neutral atom with an atomic no. Option A. Option B. . 3. Correct Answer is. It remains neutral. Option B.

1. Explanation. Static Electricity and Conduction. Explanation.Explanation. Option B. liquids and gasses. Chapter 2 Matter and Energy. Option A. A+P Technician General Handbook. A semi-conductor will have. 02. Explanation. Option A. Question Number. neutrons and protons. NIL. Jepperson. Option B. Question Number. Option C. Question Number. 35. four electrons in the outer shell. Correct Answer is. neutrons and electrons. 2. protons. Question Number. Option A. An oxygen atom has. Option A. semi-conductors. four electrons in the outer shell. protons. eight electrons in the outer shell. 3. Ion current is found in. NIL. Option C. protons and electrons. neutrons and electrons. Option B. Option C. vacuum. . two electrons in the outer shell. Correct Answer is. liquids and gasses. NIL. Electricity conducts through. Correct Answer is. conductors and semi-conductors.

bonding the aircraft to a refuel tanker. Option C. Explanation. Explanation. mercury. The lower the number of electrons in the outer shell. Option C. Question Number. glass. Option C. Option C. Electricity can conduct through a vacuum by thermionic emmission. Question Number. An example of a good electrical insulator is. Option B. the use of a conducting type nose wheel. Question Number. the nose wheel tyre contains graphite. 7. to dissipate the static electricity on landing. 5. Correct Answer is. Explanation. the more readily it will give them up. solids only. Usually. glass. earthing the aircraft as soon as possible. solids and liquids only. Correct Answer is.Option B. Option A. 6. Option B. a small number of electrons in its outer orbit. aluminium. Option B. Static charges remaining in an aircraft are dissipated by. . An element could be considered to be a conductor if it has. a large number of electrons. Option A. Correct Answer is. a small number of electrons in its outer orbit. the use of a conducting type nose wheel. Question Number. solids and liquids only. Explanation. Option A. 4. You MUST know that surely!. A charged body is said to have. a large number of electrons in its outer orbit. Correct Answer is.

Option B. Option A. If it has a surplus of electrons it is negatively charged. the supply bus-bars. Option A. Option B. Explanation. Explanation. Explanation. stop different potentials developing with subsequent fire risks. The risk of a fire due to static electricity is overcome. Option B. The purpose of bonding is to. 10. Correct Answer is. Question Number. NIL. by connecting all metal components by bonding. Correct Answer is. static discharge wicks. Option C. a surplus of protons. Correct Answer is. Option C. by connecting all metal components by bonding. Option B. stop different potentials developing with subsequent fire risks. Option C. Question Number. bonding. NIL. Option A. A deficiency of electrons makes it positively charged. ensure all components have been securely fitted. Correct Answer is. Option C. bonding. by fitting static wicks and isolating the battery from inflammable gas sources. Question Number. a deficiency of neutrons. NIL. 8. Explanation. a surplus or deficiency of electrons. The various parts of an aircraft airframe are maintained at the same potential by. . give generated static an easy return path to the generator. 9.Option A. by fitting static wicks and insulating all metal components. a surplus or deficiency of electrons.

voltage drop across the circuit is checked. 12. No change will occur. inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them. provided the. The free electrons in the conductor will be repelled away from the rod. leaving that end positively charged. 13. positively charged. Question Number. inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them. The electromagnetic force between two charged bodies is. If a negatively charged conductor is placed next to an insulated rod. structure is adequately bonded. Question Number. the rod becomes negatively charged. NIL. Option C. 14. Option A. Explanation. Option C. generator is properly grounded. 11. Option B. Option B. Option C.Question Number. Explanation. NIL. Option A. Correct Answer is. proportional to the distance between them. If an insulated conductor is placed near to a negatively charged rod. Question Number. Option A. inversely proportional to the distance between them. structure is adequately bonded. Correct Answer is. Explanation. the nearest end of the conductor becomes. Correct Answer is. negatively charged. Option B. . the rod has no charge. The resistance of the current return path through the aircraft is always considered negligible. positively charged. the rod becomes positively charged. Option A. Option C. the rod becomes positively charged. Option B. Correct Answer is.

NIL. Option A. . Electrical Terminology. the device is known as a. The term that describes the combined resistive forces in an AC circuit is. 1000 μA. Question Number. Correct Answer is. 4. The negative charges on the rod are repelled by the charged conductor (regardless of its insulation). Option C. NIL. Explanation. Faraday's Law States that. 1. 1000 mA. Question Number. 2. Option A. photodiode. light emitting diode. Option C. 03. Option A. Question Number. Option B. 3. NIL. Option B. photodiode. Option C. laser diode. Correct Answer is. Explanation. Question Number. the magnitude of the EMF is indirectly proportional to the rate of change of flux. Correct Answer is. 1000 mA. the magnitude of the EMF is directly proportional to the rate of change of flux. If a photon radiating into an electronic device causes the production of an electron/hole pair. the magnitude of the EMF is directly proportional to the magnetic flux. Explanation. 1000 kA.Explanation. the magnitude of the EMF is directly proportional to the rate of change of flux. Option B. Which of the following is 1 Amp?.

Ohm's law states that:.f. Option A. MMF. Explanation. impedance. divided by resistance. Option B. Option B. Option C. 7.Option A. Inductors. Question Number. Explanation.f. e. Question Number. E. Option A. Correct Answer is. total resistance.F. Explanation. Correct Answer is. reluctance.M. Option C.m. Option C. in an electric circuit corresponds to what in a magnetic circuit. Option B. flux. Option B. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. Explanation. divided by resistance.m.m.f. what is Fleming's right hand rule used for?.f. impedance. MMF. Option A. . Generators. In conventional current flow. NIL. NIL. = current divided by resistance. current = e. NIL. Question Number. Motors. Generators. Option C. 5.m. resistance. 6. current = e. NIL. resistance = current divided by e.

Correct Answer is.metres force (since Newtons are kilograms force). 11. Question Number. Correct Answer is. one second per ampere. which is Newton. 8. electrons from a negatively charged area to a positively charged area. Option C. Option A. The SI unit of work is. electrons from a positively charged area to a negatively charged area. Option C. 9. one ampere per second. Option A. unit of electrical pressure. one ampere * second. Joules per second (Watts). Option B. Explanation. quantity of electrical energy. A volt can be considered to be a. one ampere * second. Kilogram metres-force. Option B.Question Number. unit of electrical power. You do the transposition. Option C. Kilogram metres-force. Option B. A coulomb is. Option B. Option A. Option C. Work is measured in joules.metres or kilogram. An electric current is a flow of. Correct Answer is. Explanation. Joules per metre. . protons from a positively charged area to a negatively charged area. Question Number. 10. Electrons flow from negative to positive. Explanation. Question Number. Option A. unit of electrical pressure. Correct Answer is. protons from a positively charged area to a negatively charged area. Current (amps) = charge (coulombs) per second. OR electrons from a negatively charged area to a positively charged area.

NIL. OR the algebraic sum of all the voltages entering or eaving a series of components will be equal to zero. Option A. The basis for transformer operation in the use of alternating current is mutual. Option C. Correct Answer is. Option B. Option A. due to its analogy to a head of pressure in fluids. Watts. Electromotive force is measured in. inductance. Volts.250 millivolts. Correct Answer is. the algebraic sum of all the currents entering or leaving a series of components will be equal to one. 12. 15. Ohms. Explanation.250 millivolts. Question Number. 325. Option B. 13. What is 3. Kirchhoff's law states. the algebraic sum of all the voltages entering or leaving a series of components will be equal to zero. Volts.000 millivolts. Option A. or potential difference (PD) or electrical pressure. 3. . Correct Answer is. Option B. Option B. Question Number. Question Number. all measured in Volts. Explanation. Explanation. Option A. the inverse sum of all the voltages entering or leaving a series of components will be equal to one. EMF is another term for voltage. capacitance. 3. 3. Option C. Question Number.25 millivolts. 14. NIL. Electrical pressure' is sometimes used instead of voltage. the algebraic sum of all the currents entering or leaving a series of components will be equal to one. Option C.Explanation.25 volts in millivolts?.

Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. the loss of continuity will prevent its component from functioning. Option B. The S. When two coils are linked by a common flux. Option C. NIL. Function stops. a voltage can be induced in one by a changing current in the other. When an electrical supply becomes 'open-circuit'.Option C. the magnetic effect. Option A. 18. mutual induction. 16. Option C. Explanation. 17.I. the loss of continuity will prevent its component from functioning. Correct Answer is. Explanation. Tesla. Question Number. Option A. Option B. reactance. self induction. Question Number. Option B. inductance. the component will operate normally but will not switch off. A 1µF capacitor is equivalent to. Explanation. 19. the fuse or circuit breaker should isolate the circuit due to the increased current drawn. . NIL. Question Number. mutual induction. Tesla. Correct Answer is. unit of magnetic flux density is the. Option A. Open circuit means 'no continuity'. Henry. Explanation. Weber. Option C. Question Number. This process is known as. NIL.

20. Option A. . NIL. inductive reactance. NIL.001 Farads. Option A. 0. Explanation. a major portion of the current being measured. impedance. left hand rule. Option B. the corkscrew rule. NIL. the magnetic field can be worked out by using. the corkscrew rule. by 'shunting' around the ammeter. 22. an ammeter. Option B. Option B. Option C. Question Number.Option A.000 Farads. Correct Answer is. Question Number. a voltmeter.001 Farads. If a load in series has a current passing through it. reluctance. Option A. Correct Answer is. Option C. Explanation. Explanation. Explanation.000. right hand rule. Correct Answer is. an ammeter. 0. The opposition offered by a coil to the flow of alternating current is called (disregarding resistance).000. Option B. 1. Option C. Correct Answer is.001 Farads. 21. Question Number. A shunt is used to change the working range of an ammeter. 0.000. Option C. A shunt is used with. inductive reactance. an ohmmeter.

the British car manufacturers (MG left to right) . Option A. Question Number. In conventional flow. Option B. This is. Option A. Joules * seconds. Explanation. generators. Joules per second. The unit for power is. . Joules per second. 26. 24. Seconds per Joule. motors. Option C. Option A. Joules per second. Kirchhoff's Law. Option C. Correct Answer is.or remember geneRIGHTer. Option B. 23. Option C. Joules per second. Explanation. Option B. motors. Option B. Question Number. the left hand rule applies to. Faraday's Law. Explanation. Remember MG . NIL. 25. batteries. Power = energy (joules) / time (seconds). Option C. When a conductor is cut by magnetic lines of force an EMF is induced. The Watt can be expressed as. Volts/Amps. Option A. N/m. Correct Answer is.Question Number. Faraday's Law. Correct Answer is. Lenz's Law. Correct Answer is. Question Number.

Switching on or off the current in one coil produces an emf in another coil adjacent to it. Option A. -L dØ / dt Option B. Explanation. The symbol for flux density is. To determine the direction of the magnetic field around a conductor you would use. Explanation. the corkscrew rule. Question Number. Option B. Option B. the corkscrew rule. MMF. Option B. Correct Answer is. 30. B. B. Option C. Option A. Question Number. Power = Energy(J) / Time(s). . Option A. Explanation. mutual inductance. NIL. Fleming's right hand rule. 29. auto inductance. Option C. mutual inductance.Explanation. Correct Answer is. Question Number. Fleming's left hand rule. 28. NIL. self inductance. -N dI / dt Self induced emf in a coil supplied with a current varying at a uniform rate can be found by. Option A. Question Number. 27. The two coils are said to have. NIL. Option C. Correct Answer is. H.

Option C. -L dI / dt Correct Answer is. -L dI / dt. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 31. The property of a material to accept lines of flux is called. Option A. retentivity. Option B. reluctance. Option C. permeability. Correct Answer is. permeability. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 32. Magnetomotive force can be found by. Option A. I * N. Option B. Blv. Option C. N/I. Correct Answer is. I * N. Explanation. MMF (symbol H) = amps * turns (units are ampere turns). Question Number. 33. When a conductor is cut by magnetic lines of force an EMF is induced. This is. Option A. Kirkchoff's Law. Option B. Faraday's Law. Option C. Lenz's Law. Correct Answer is. Faraday's Law. Explanation. Faraday's Law is induced EMF is directly proportional to the rate of change of flux. Question Number. by. 34. The direction of induced conventional current in a wire rotating in a magnetic field can be determined

Option A. cork screw rule. Option B. Fleming's right hand rule. Option C. Fleming's left hand rule. Correct Answer is. Fleming's right hand rule. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 35. How would you find the direction of the electron flow in an armature located in a magnetic field?.

Option A. Flemings left hand rule. Option B. Flemings right hand rule. Option C. Maxwells corkscrew rule. Correct Answer is. Flemings left hand rule. Explanation. Assuming conventional current flow. Question Number. 36. What is the SI unit of conductance?. Option A. Ohm. Option B. Siemen. Option C. Ohm-metre. Correct Answer is. Siemen. Explanation. Conductance is 1/R and is measured in Siemens. Question Number. 37. What is the SI unit of resistivity?. Option A. Ohms. Option B. Ohm metre. Option C. Ohms/metre. Correct Answer is. Ohm metre. Explanation. Resistivity is ohm metre (transpose the resistance formula R = ρL / A, and see what units it gives).

Question Number. 38. What is the formula for conductance? (R=Resistance). Option A. R + 1. Option B. 1/R. Option C. 1-R. Correct Answer is. 1/R. Explanation. Conductance is the inverse of resistance. Question Number. 39. In electrical circuit, Direct Current power is represented by the. Option A. Ampere. Option B. Watt. Option C. Joule. Correct Answer is. Watt. Explanation. DC power is measured in Watts. Question Number. 40. In S.I. units, work is denoted by. Option A. Newton-meter which is Joules. Option B. Joules/sec which is Watts. Option C. Kilogram-force-meter/sec which is Metric Horsepower. Correct Answer is. Newton-meter which is Joules. Explanation. Work has the same unit as energy, i.e. Nm or Joule. Question Number. 41. The unit of energy is the. Option A. Joule. Option B. Watt. Option C. Coulomb. Correct Answer is. Joule. Explanation. Energy is measured in Joules.

Question Number. 42. Potential difference is another term for. Option A. voltage. Option B. charge. Option C. energy. Correct Answer is. voltage. Explanation. Potential difference, electromotive force, electrical pressure, are all terms for voltage. Question Number. 43. XL is the symbol of. Option A. inductive reactance. Option B. capacitive reactance. Option C. impedance. Correct Answer is. inductive reactance. Explanation. 'L' is for inductance, 'X' is for reactance. Question Number. 44. Using Ohm's law. Option A. current is directly proportional to the resistance. Option B. current is directly proportional to the EMF. Option C. resistance is directly proportional to EMF. Correct Answer is. current is directly proportional to the EMF. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 45. One volt is induced into a circuit with a current varying at 1 amp per second. The circuit has. Option A. 1 ampere turn. Option B. 1 Tesla. Option C. 1 Henry. Correct Answer is. 1 Henry.

limiter. Option B. pg 101. Option A. The SI unit of work is the. Option A. Option C. 1 Henry = 1 Volt per Amp per Second. Explanation. Explanation. Lenz's law. Aircraft Electricity and Electronics by Eismin. fuse. Joule. 47. Option A. 49. Newton Meter. closed loop networks. Option C. Question Number. Correct Answer is. parallel networks. Option B. Chapter 6. 46. Explanation. Question Number. resistance. Watt. Correct Answer is. NIL. Option A. closed loop networks. Option C. series networks. Joule. Option C. Faraday's law. . resistance. Question Number.Explanation. Correct Answer is. Option B. Option B. Kirchhoff’s law. Kirchhoff’s law is applicable to. 48. The EMF of a generator can be calculated from which law?. The property of a conductor of electricity that limits or restricts the flow of electric current is. Question Number.

maximum current. Explanation. Explanation. mini junctions are not formed. minimum current.Correct Answer is. 1.gsu. A piezoelectric device generates electricity through. Option A. Thermocouple harnesses are made from the same materials as the thermocouple so that. 3. zero current. Explanation. Question Number.edu/hbase/electric/farlaw. they will not corrode. Point A on the armature of the generator shown is producing. . mini junctions are not formed. Correct Answer is. Option B. Option B. Option A.html 04. Option C. 4. A photozoidal cell produces electricity when subjected to. Question Number. http://hyperphysics. friction. the resistance is not increased beyond limits. Option C. NIL. pressure. NIL. light. pressure. Option A. Faraday's law. maximum current. NIL. Option B. Correct Answer is. 2. Explanation.phy-astr. Option C. Generation of Electricity. Correct Answer is. Question Number. Question Number.

milliohmeter. Option A. 6. downwards. Any transducer turns one energy type into another energy type. NIL. Question Number. Correct Answer is. sideways. Explanation. The diagram shows a current carrying conductor (A) in a magnetic field. downwards. . transducer. Correct Answer is. Option B.Option A. Correct Answer is. A thermocouple indicator is basically a type of. 5. Question Number. A light/heat sensitive cell is a. Option A. Question Number. transducer. Option A. transistor. Option C. upwards. NIL. diode. Correct Answer is. NIL. light. light. Explanation. In this case light or heat into electricity. milliammeter. Explanation. pressure. Option B. Option C. 7. Option B. The conductor will move. millivoltmeter. Option B. heat. Explanation. Option C. Option C. millivoltmeter.

The length of the conductor in the field is 2 m and the speed of the conductor is 10 m/s. 30 V. A conductor is placed in a magnetised coil.Question Number. cutting maximum lines of magnetic flux. Option A. Explanation. rotating anti-clockwise relative to the direction of the magnetic flux. Explanation. Option B. Correct Answer is. Faraday's Law. NIL. Explanation. Question Number. Option B. 9. Option A. light emitting diode. Option C. A component that produces an output voltage due to incident light is called a. EMF = Blv = 1. . Option A. The flux density of a magnetic field is 1. Option C. Option C. cutting maximum lines of magnetic flux. The EMF induced is. Nothing will happen unless the conductor is moved.5T. at 45o to the magnetic flux. solar cell. 10.5 * 2 * 10 = 30V. solar cell. Question Number.5 V. Option C. Correct Answer is. The conductor will move. Option B. What will happen?.3 V. Correct Answer is. Option A. Nothing will happen unless the conductor is moved. 7. Correct Answer is. Question Number. 11. The maximum output voltage from a basic single loop generator is when the loop is. 0. Option B. A force will be created. 30 V. 8. liquid crystal.

1 = 2. 200 hours.5 volts.5 volts. Two 10V. Option A. 20 hours. Total circuit resistance. 0. Total battery internal resistance = 0. 40 hours. 2. 20 hours. Question Number. Use Ohms law to work out the current (1A). V = I * R = 5A * 2.2 A. 1.Explanation. A 20 cell battery with each cell having an internal resistance of 0.1 ohms = 10. including leads = 2 + 0.2 A = 200 hours. Explanation. .1 ohms. Two batteries in parallel then rating is doubled (40 Ah). DC Sources of Electricity. What is the charging voltage ?. Explanation. 20 Ah batteries are connected in parallel and connected across a 10 ohm load. Option A. The battery is charged with a current of 5 amps. Option C. 3. 0. Option C. 40 Ah / 0.1 ohms. 5 hours. A battery rated at 40 Ah will supply 200 mA for. 05.1 ohms is charged with 2 leads having a total resistance of 0. Question Number.5V. 40 hours. 200 mA = 0. 10. Question Number. How long could they supply normal current before the voltage begins to decay?. 10.1 * 20 = 2 ohms. 4 hours. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is.005 volts. 200 hours. Explanation.5 volts. Option C. Option B. Aircraft Electricity and Electronics Eismin Page 83. Option B. Option A. Option B.

the purity of the carbon rod. 6.e. Option B. polarization. Option A. Option A. Option B. hydration. polarization. The zinc is slowly eaten away in a zinc carbon battery (primary cell). no current flows to drop a voltage across the internal resistance so they are the same. check any cell because they will all be the same. Option C. Correct Answer is. When checking the SG of the electrolyte in a lead acid battery. that which is written on the side of it) and the PD is the actual terminal voltage. Explanation. Correct Answer is. Option A. 5. 4. NIL. Question Number. check all cells because they may be different. less than the EMF.Question Number. Option C. EMF is the battery voltage (i. Option C. the same as the EMF. the amount of zinc. Correct Answer is. the amount of zinc. check only the no. Explanation. more than the EMF. Correct Answer is. Option B. If it is open circuit. 7. you should. The PD at the terminals of an open circuit battery with a small internal resistance will be. Question Number. Question Number. An accumulation of hydrogen on the plates of a battery is known as. the amount of the electrolyte paste. Option A. A zinc-carbon battery life depends upon. 1 cell because it is the master cell. check all cells because they may be different. . ionization. the same as the EMF. Option B. Explanation. Option C.

Two batteries 12V and 40 Ah each. Which of the following is most likely to cause thermal runaway in a nickel-cadmium battery?. NIL. Option A. Option C. Correct Answer is. Option A. Question Number. are in series. A high internal resistance condition. The method of ascertaining the voltage of a standard aircraft lead-acid battery is by checking. Question Number. Cathode. Option A. Question Number. Option A. 12V 80 Ah. Correct Answer is. Option C. Option B. the voltage on open circuit. Option B. Excessive current draw from the battery. the voltage off load. the voltage with rated load switched ON. 24V 40 Ah. What is the total capacity?. NIL. Both the anode and the cathode. Explanation.Explanation. If just checking the voltage (as opposed to a charge test) then the battery must be off load to prevent the internal resistance dropping the terminal voltage. Explanation. Option C. the voltage off load. Thermal runaway usually occurs on charging. 8. 9. 11. 10. High current charging of the battery to more than 100 percent of its capacity. Explanation. Anode. Option B. Anode. Question Number. What part of a battery is covered in hydrogen during polarization?. Option B. Correct Answer is. . High current charging of the battery to more than 100 percent of its capacity.

Polarization. Option B. Sulphation however. Hydration. 24V 40 Ah. Correct Answer is. no load voltage will be the same as on load voltage. Conventional current flows from positive to negative on the external circuit. 24V 80Ah. Question Number. anode to cathode. no load voltage will be greater than on load voltage. Option C. Option A. The cathode is positive. Correct Answer is. Option A. what is the build-up on the cathode called?. depending on the active elements. Option A. Question Number. The internal resistance will always drop the voltage and reduce the terminal voltage. 13. Question Number. Explanation. Option C. If a battery has got low internal resistance. Conventional current flow inside a battery is from. . then the. anode to cathode. 12. In a voltaic cell. cathode to anode.Option C. Explanation. Correct Answer is. Option B. is build-up of lead-sulphate on BOTH anode and cathode. Correct Answer is. Option B. Explanation. It is the same whether it is high or low internal resistance . Sulphation. either anode to cathode or cathode to anode. Sulphation. on load voltage will be greater than no load voltage. Polarization is build-up of hydrogen on the ANODE. no load voltage will be greater than on load voltage. Option C. 14.just a matter of 'how much'.voltage increases but capacity remains the same (vice versa if they were in parallel). Batteries in series . but to close the circuit must flow negative to positive INSIDE the battery. Explanation.

24V 40 ah. 24 volts. the voltage off load. Option B. Explanation. Option A.f. 3 volts. Explanation. Question Number. Correct Answer is. Question Number. Option B. Option A. with the same capacity as each battery. Explanation.m. NIL.Question Number. 18. A 24-volt source is required to furnish 48 watts to a parallel circuit consisting of four resistors of equal value. Option A. Option C. Option C. 17. the voltage with rated load switched ON. Two 12V 40 amp hour batteries connected in parallel will produce. What is the voltage drop across each resistor?. Option B. 15. Question Number. Option C. the voltage off load. Option B. 24V 80 ah. with twice the capacity of each battery. Otherwise the internal resistance will drop the voltage by an amount which varies according to the external load. Option A. 12V 80 ah.f. Two similar 12v batteries connected in parallel will produce. Resistors ion parallel. 24 volts. the voltage on open circuit. 16.m. The method of ascertaining the voltage of a standard aircraft lead-acid battery is by checking. Correct Answer is. 12 volts. 12V 80 ah. 24v e. voltage across each one is the same and equal to the source voltage (if nothing else is in series with them). . 12V e. Assuming it is just a voltage check (and not a charge test) then it must be off load when carrying out the test. Correct Answer is.

determined by the number of plates. dry.0 ampere-hour. determined by the active materials on the plates. What is the ampere-hour rating of a storage battery that is designed to deliver 45 amperes for 2. Question Number. fully charged. 112. with twice the capacity of each battery. Option B. If a nicad battery is not to be used immediately it should be stored. Correct Answer is. Question Number.5 hours?. Ampere. a 'cell' is not a battery and can only ever have two plates. 90. determined by the area of the plates. . The voltage of a secondary cell is. Option C. Option C. However.f.hours means amps * hours. determined by the active materials on the plates. Correct Answer is. Option A. Explanation. Option A. Voltage of a battery is determined by what the plates are made from.5 ampere-hour. fully dissipated. 45.voltage remains the same but the current rating is increased. 24V e. Option A.f. Question Number.m. 20. Often with a metal bar across their terminals to ensure they are fully dissipated. Correct Answer is.5 ampere-hour.0 ampere-hour. and how many plates are in series.Option C. 112. fully dissipated. Explanation. Explanation. 21.m. 12V e. Option C. Explanation. Option B. 19. Option B. with twice the capacity of each battery Correct Answer is. Ni-cad batteries must be stored fully discharged. Batteries in parallel .

Option B. Question Number. the positive terminal. The 'outer can' is in contact with the zinc anode. 23. Question Number. the positive terminal. Option A.Question Number. 24. To improve the life of a dry cell it would be manufactured with. In a mercury cell the steel casing is. Correct Answer is. the negative terminal. 25. remaining at constant voltage. which is positive. In a simple voltaic cell the collection of ions on the cathode causes. more zinc. 22. sulphation. The zinc (negative electrode or cathode) gets eaten away. Option B. Correct Answer is. charging. Explanation. The physical level of electrolyte drops a as Ni-Cad battery discharges. Explanation. Correct Answer is. Explanation. Option A. Option C. polarisation. Option B. Option C. Question Number. more zinc. hydration. The electrolyte in a nicad battery would rise if the battery was. neither. Option C. sulphation. Option C. Explanation. discharging. more electrolyte paste. Option A. a pure carbon positive rod. charging. . Option A. Option B. Correct Answer is. The formation of lead sulphate on both plates of a lead acid battery is called SULPHATION.

Correct Answer is.Question Number. Option C. Correct Answer is. 4 volt 10 AH. Option A. Option B. Option C. zinc and carbon. Question Number. The electrolyte in a nicad battery is. Correct Answer is. Option C. Explanation. build up of hydrogen on the cathode. 20 AH. Question Number. 4 volt 10 AH. Explanation. Option C. mercury and lithium. In a simple voltaic cell. the output voltage and the capacity would be. polarization reduces output voltage because of the. 4 volt 20 AH. Option B. but the rating stays the same. cadmium hydroxide. Option B. NIL. nickel hydroxide. build up of hydrogen on the anode. Question Number. Correct Answer is. NIL. Two 2 volt 10AH cells are connected in series. 28. Option A. Explanation. nickel and cadmium. transfer of material between the anode and the cathode. 29. In a Leclanche cell the plates are made of. potassium hydroxide. Option A. Option A. 27. Option B. 26. zinc and carbon. build up of hydrogen on the anode. potassium hydroxide. 2 volt. Batteries in series . .voltage doubles.

goes down. At both junctions. the SG. as a negative terminal. In a thermocouple.Explanation. zinc and manganese dioxide. remains the same. 32. Option B. . Option A. The Daniel Cell was an improvement on the first ever cell made by Voltaire. Option C. Volume rises with temperature. Mercury cells are covered with a metal cover. 31. copper and zinc. Correct Answer is. When the temperature of the electrolyte in a battery increases. 33. Option A. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. Question Number. goes up. The voltmeter measures the voltmeter across the cold junction of a thermocouple. Option C. goes down. At the hot junction. carbon and zinc. The Daniel Cell electrodes are. 30. as a positive terminal. Explanation. Question Number. Option B. Question Number. Question Number. Option A. NIL. At the cold junction. Both used copper and zinc electrodes. but mass does not. copper and zinc. Option C. where is voltage measured?. At the cold junction. Option A. Option B. as a protective cover. Explanation. Option C. Explanation. Option B. SG is a measure of the electrolyte density (which is mass / volume).

36. Option C. A battery's internal resistance is determined by (OCV = Open Circuit Voltage. as a positive terminal. cubic centimetres. Option B. it is necessary for chemical action to take place. ampere-hours. Question Number. volts. Option C. Option A. IR = (OCV – CCV)/ i. Battery capacity is in amperehours. Option C.ccv) all divided by current.CCV) / V. . Correct Answer is. Explanation. Correct Answer is.Correct Answer is. A lead acid battery normally has one more negative plate than positive plate because the positive plates are prone to warping if the chemical action is taking place only on one side. 34. Internal resistance (IR) has no effect on output voltage when Open Circuit. The capacity of a battery is measured in. IR = (OCV + CCV) / i. Option B. Option B. the positive plates are prone to warping if the chemical action is taking place only on one side. 35. the positive plates are prone to warping if the chemical action is taking place only on one side. Option A. There are more negative than positive plates in a lead acid battery because. IR = (OCV – CCV)/ i. Question Number. ampere-hours. Correct Answer is. IR = (OCV . The outer cover (or case) of a mercury cell is the positive terminal . So Open Circuit Voltage (ocv) is higher than Closed Circuit Voltage (ccv). Explanation. IR = (ocv) . Explanation. Explanation. CCV = Closed Circuit Voltage). Option A. Using ohm's law (R=V/I). Question Number.Have a look at your watch or calculator battery to verify. it reduces the internal resistance of the cell.

Explanation. Polarization. Option B.4 ohms. This is polarization.Question Number. Oxygen & Hydrogen. Option A. Correct Answer is. Option A. you need a constant supply of. Nitrogen & Sunlight. What is the approximate internal resistance of a Leclanche cell?. Sulphation. battery voltage to decrease to zero until it is fully charged. As the battery voltage increases.4 ohms. Its IR is more like 0. Correct Answer is. if allowed to form on the anode. Explanation. Option C. 37. battery voltage to increases to nominal voltage and the charge current decreases.10 ohms. Nothing. Correct Answer is. 40. To generate electricity with a fuel cell. Option B. 38. Option C. Hydrogen.02 ohms . Some good info on the types of cells and their IRs at External website… Question Number. Option C. . 0. internal resistance of the battery to decrease in sympathy with the decreasing charging current. Question Number. Question Number. 20 ohms . 39. Polarization. the current charging it decreases. 0.02 ohms . A leclanche cell is just another name for the zinc-carbon cell. Oxygen & Hydrogen. Option B. Option A. battery voltage to decrease to zero until it is fully charged. Explanation. Option C. An aircraft battery on charge from the aircraft generators causes.4 ohms. reduces the battery output. Kerosene & Heat. 6 ohms . Option B.4 . What effect does hydrogen have in a battery cell?. Correct Answer is.30 ohms. Option A.

Checkout www. Explanation. a battery must be kept. Option C. Option B. fully charged. 41. 40Ah cells in series gives. be re-charged with a freshening charge. be re-charged with a freshening charge. be removed and used for ground use only. Explanation. Explanation. Question Number.Explanation. Correct Answer is. In cold weather.com/primer/winter/. 12V 40Ah. Option A. the same. See Jeppesen's Aircraft Batteries. 43. the same. fully charged. Option B.htm Question Number. .amplepower. to prevent the electrolyte freezing. Option C. decreased. 42. Question Number. Two 12V. Option A. regardless of load. Correct Answer is. 24V 80Ah. A ni-cad battery found to be below normal capacity should. Correct Answer is.fuelcells. Internal resistance is constant. 24V 40Ah. Option A.org/whatis. have its electrolyte adjusted. Option A. Question Number. Option B. increased. 44. Option C. Option B. The internal resistance of a battery off load compared to on load is. fully discharged. Option C. does not matter. http://www.

Photodiode. over charged. Correct Answer is. The electrolyte level of a ni-cad battery. rises during discharge. voltage doubles. The electrolyte level of a nicad battery falls during discharge (but the s. Explanation. Question Number. 46. falls during discharge. Explanation. 5 * 40 = 200 hours. Option C.Correct Answer is. remains constant). A 24V 40AH battery discharges at 200mA. 24V 40Ah. When light energises a component. Option A. Option C. Explanation. 47. Option A. Option A. Formation of white crystals of potassium carbonate on a properly serviced Ni-cd battery indicates. How long will it last?. Correct Answer is. Photodiode. 200mA goes into 1A-5 times. Option B. what is the component?. Cells in series. Light emitting diode. falls during charge. falls during discharge. 300 hours. Option A. Laser diode. Question Number. 200 hours. Option B. Amp hour rating remains the same. . 48. Question Number. Option C. 200 hours. NIL. Explanation. Option B. Correct Answer is.g. 400 hours. Question Number. 45.

violent gassing. Question Number. Option C. under charged. NIL. no gassing. violent gassing. violent gassing only. When the battery is connected to the aircraft. Option A. but boiling of electrolyte and melting of plates and casing. Option C. NIL. 50. Option A. leakage between positive and negative terminals. Option C. Explanation. Question Number. can be recharged but only a few times. can be recharged. NIL. Explanation. it indicates. Option B. intercell leakage. Option B. can not recharged. Option B. If the insulation resistance of a lead/acid battery is down. A primary cell. Thermal runaway causes. 52. Correct Answer is. full charged. Correct Answer is. Explanation. boiling of electrolyte and melting of plates and casing. Question Number. Correct Answer is.Option B. 51. boiling of electrolyte and melting of plates and casing. 49. case leakage. Option C. case leakage. NIL. Question Number. over charged. Explanation. Correct Answer is. Option A. which terminal should you connect first?. . can not recharged.

Correct Answer is. amperage available for use. Question Number. Negative. For how many hours will a 140AH battery deliver 15A?. rate of current used to charge the battery. Option B.25 hours. 55.33 hrs. 53. Explanation. The positive plate. Correct Answer is. The separator. . 9.33 hours. Option A. Question Number.33 hours. total amperes being used in the aeroplane. Explanation. Whilst charging (as the question says) the ammeter shows current flow TO the battery. Option C. Option B. rate of current used to charge the battery. Correct Answer is. Explanation. Question Number. Option A. Option A. Positive. The separator. Option B.Option A. 54. Option C. Aircraft Electricity and Electronics Eismin Page 43.15 hours. 15. Correct Answer is. Positive. H = 9. Option C. The negative plate. What part of a nickel-cadmium cell helps to prevent thermal runaway?. Option C. 15 * H = 140. An ammeter in a battery charging system is for the purpose of indicating the. 27. Aircraft Electricity and Electronics Eismin Page 47 2nd para. 9. Any. Explanation. Option B.

Option C. Option B. when the electrolyte level is low. EEL/1-3 4. A potential difference of 50 volts produces a current of 10 milliamperes through a resistance of.000 ohms. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. the cells emit gas only. Option B. What is the internal resistance of a battery?. 56. I = 0. 500 ohms. Correct Answer is. When charging current is applied to a nickel-cadmium battery. Option B. Option A.000 ohms.Question Number. 5 ohms. 6. Question Number. 57. DC Circuits. A conductor with a positive Q (charge) of 4C has 12. R = ?. The resistance measured across the two terminals. 5.56 x 1018 electrons added to it. Aircraft Electricity and Electronics page 33. Option C. if the cells are defective. Question Number. 06. It will have a Q =. . Option B.01A. 2. Explanation. Explanation. Question Number. The resistance present inside the battery while connected to a load. Option A. zero. Option C.5. R=PD/I. Option A. Option A. 1. PD = 50V. Option C. The resistance present inside the battery while connected to a load. 5. 2. toward the end of the charging cycle. toward the end of the charging cycle. Explanation.5. The resistance measured when the battery is half charged.

Option C. Question Number. 18A. working out the current flowing in the circuit by using ohms law and multiplying the result by the resistance. Correct Answer is. 5. If the voltage is trebled.5. Explanation. . the new current will be. Correct Answer is. Question Number. 4. Explanation. 6.28 * 1018. dividing the square of the potential difference by the value of the load resistance. Q = IT. A circuit has a current flow of 6A. Option B. Option C. Correct Answer is. 2A. 100. Explanation. Option C. Option B. A charge of 1 Coulomb (C) is 6. multiplying the square of the potential difference by the value of the load resistance. NIL. Option A. 6. NIL. 600. The power dissipated by a load of known resistance connected across a known potential difference can be calculated by. 600. Explanation. Option B. Option A. 6A. How many coulombs passed a point in the circuit?. Question Number. 2.Correct Answer is. Option A. 18A. What is the work done?. working out the current flowing in the circuit by using ohms law and multiplying the result by the resistance. A 10V battery supplies a resistive load of 10 ohms for 1 minute. OR dividing the square of the potential difference by the value of the load resistance. 3. Hence 4 + 2 = 6 C. A current of 5A flows for 2 minutes. Q = 5 * 120 = 600C. Question Number.

an open circuit in the supply. Correct Answer is. milliamps. millivolts. 9. Correct Answer is. Explanation. Option C. NIL. 8. 7. milliamps. 600J. 600J. Option A. 21 V. A galvanometer measures.Option A. Option A. an open circuit between the supply and earth. Explanation. A loss of electrical insulation results in. Option B. . Correct Answer is. 7 V. 10J. Explanation. Then Energy = Power * Time (time must be in seconds). Option A. megohms. Option C. Option B. 7 V. Explanation. Work out power. a short circuit between the supply and earth. The voltage at point A is. Option B. Question Number. A galvanometer measures milliamps. Question Number. Option C. NIL. Correct Answer is. a short circuit between the supply and earth. Option B. Question Number. 60J. 28 V. Option C.

Basic Kirkchoff's current law. 4 V. 2A leaving. 2A entering. A fifth branch must have. 11. . Explanation. Option A. 22A leaving. Question Number. Option B. Option A. Option C. 4 V. 10. 40 V. increase. Correct Answer is. 12. Option B. The current in the other two resistors will. decrease. Option B. Explanation. Option C. Question Number. V = I x R. In a circuit containing three resistors of equal value connected in parallel. What is the PD of a circuit which has a 40 mA current and a 1 kilohm resistance?. Each resistor takes its relative share of the voltage drop. 5 and 2 ohms resistance is connected in series with a 10 V battery. 2A leaving. 4A and 5A. Correct Answer is. 10V. Total resistance is 10 ohms. A 3.Question Number. Explanation. Correct Answer is. 13. A forth branch has 10 A leaving. so the 2 ohm resistor takes 2/10ths of the voltage. 2 V. one resistor goes open circuit. mA * kohms cancel each others' prefix. Sum of currents entering = sum of currents leaving. Option A. 400 V. Option B. Question Number. Option C. The voltage across the 2 ohms resistor is. Option A. 40 V. 2 V. Three branches in a circuit have currents entering of 3A.

remain the same. Correct Answer is. If 2 coulombs flowed through a circuit in 2 seconds. 17. Option B. Explanation. NIL. the current is doubled. Q = It. Option A. Correct Answer is. 1 amp. the circuit would have. If the resistance of an electrical circuit is increased. Correct Answer is. . Q = It so I = Q/t. Question Number. Option A. 16. 4 amps. If the voltage across a resistor is doubled. Option C. 1. Option A. How many coulombs have flowed?. remain the same. Question Number. Option C. the current will decrease.Option C. 14. Question Number. Explanation. Explanation. 1 amp. 400. NIL. Option B. the current will increase. 400. the voltage will increase. Option B. 20 amperes flow for 20 seconds. 15. Option C. 20. Question Number. 2 volts PD. Correct Answer is. Explanation. Option A. the current will decrease.

Question Number. Option C. Question Number. NIL. increases the total resistance and reduces the current consumption. Option A. Find the total resistance R = V/I = 24/12 = 2 ohms. Total resistance is 400 / 200 = 2 ohms. The total current flowing in a circuit of 200 lamps in parallel. 1 ohm. Option C. 6 ohms.Option B. Option B. 19. the current is halved. an increase in supply voltage. If service No. 1 is isolated from the supply busbar shown there will be. a decrease in supply voltage. Option A. In the circuit shown the 24 volt battery has an internal resistance of 1 ohm and the ammeter indicates a current of 12 amperes. the resistance is halved. the current is doubled. Explanation. Correct Answer is. each of a resistance of 400 ohm and connected across an input of 100 volts is. 2 ohms. Correct Answer is. Option C. 25 amps. 1 ohm. Explanation. Explanation. 18. 20. Option C. . Ohms law for current I = V/R = 100/2 = 50 amps. a decrease in total current consumption. a decrease in total current consumption. 50 amps. 50 amps. Option A. Explanation. Shutting down a service on an aircraft (by pulling the circuit breaker for example). Option B. The value of the load resistance is. Question Number. 40 amps. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. Option B. Subtracting internal resistance leaves 1 ohm.

and apply ohms law to it.Question Number. Explanation. It cannot be found without knowing the applied voltage. Option B. 21. double. Question Number. is less than it would be in a parallel circuit. Option A. double. Option A. If voltage is 100V. Option C. 24. 1 amp. Option C. Correct Answer is. is different in each component. Option A. Option B. 23. Question Number. If the cross-sectional area of a conductor is doubled. with voltage constant. Question Number. Explanation. Option C. The voltage in a series circuit. NIL. Get the formula for resistance of a conductor . remain constant. what is the current in the 10 ohm resistor?. Resistors in series . is the same in each component. Option B. . halve. 1 amp. 22. is different in each component. the current will. If two resistors of 5 and 10 ohm respectively are connected in series and the current in the 5 ohm resistor is 1A. Correct Answer is. 1/3 amp. Option B. Correct Answer is. 4 amperes. Option C.current is the same in each one. 2500 amperes. resistance is 25 ohms. Explanation. Option A. what is the current?. 0.4 amperes.

4 amperes. 25. Option A. V1 = V2 + V. I = V/0 so what is I (it is not zero!!!). 28. of V volts across them. Option C. Option B. NIL. Correct Answer is. What is the applied voltage?. Explanation. Option A. Option B. V = V1 + V2. In a short circuit. Option B. Two resistors are connected in series and have an e. Question Number.Correct Answer is. Question Number. 27. 200 V. 10 V. V2 = V1 + V. 100 V. could be very dangerous as the current drawn will be very high. If the voltages across the resistances are V1 and V2 then by Kirchhoff's law. A circuit consists of 3 ohm.f. 200 V. The current flowing in the 5 ohm resistor is 10 amps. 5 ohm and 12 ohm resistors in series. . 26. is not dangerous as the current drawn will be low. Explanation. the resistance is zero. Correct Answer is. Explanation. does not matter if the circuit uses the aircraft earth as a return. Correct Answer is. I = V/R. Option C. Ohms Law I = V/R. could be very dangerous as the current drawn will be very high. NIL. V = V1 + V2.m. By ohms law. Question Number. If R = 0. Option C. A voltmeter is connected. Question Number. A short circuit between the supply and earth. Explanation. Option A.

Ammeters are connected in series.e. In a circuit containing three resistors of equal value connected in series and one of the resistors short circuits. Correct Answer is. in parallel with it. increase the current consumption from the bus-bar. in series. Question Number. Voltmeters are connected 'across' the component (i. Explanation. Option A. reduce the current consumption from the bus-bar. Option B. So total current consumption reduces. Option A. the effect is for the current in the other two resistors to. increase. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. Question Number. it would reduce the voltage. not affect the current consumption. 29. 31. Isolating some of the services increases the resistance of the total circuit similar to removing a resistor from a parallel circuit. Correct Answer is. increase. Option B. in parallel. Explanation.Option A. isolating some of the services would. doubling the resistance and doubling the applied voltage. 30. Option C. remain the same. doubling the applied voltage and halving the resistance. NIL. . Option B. Option C. Option C. decrease. in series or parallel. Option B. Option C. Option A. Explanation. reduce the current consumption from the bus-bar. doubling the applied voltage and halving the resistance. The current flowing through a circuit can be increased to four times its original value by. Since electrical supplies taken from a bus-bar are in parallel. in parallel. Question Number. halving the applied voltage and halving the resistance.

What is the voltage at A?. Correct Answer is. parallel. Option B. 33. Option B. . the total voltage is equal to the sum of the individual voltages. Option C. Explanation. Explanation. and causes a greater current flow through them. ammeter is always put into a circuit in series with the component it is measuring the current through.Explanation. The reading on the ammeter in the circuit shown is. Option A. Correct Answer is. I = V/R = 12/2 = 6 A. Correct Answer is. NIL. Option C. Question Number. Option A. 12A. An ammeter is connected into a circuit in. 34. Option B. 6A. shunt. the total voltage equals the difference between the individual voltages. series. Reducing one resistor to zero ohms (short circuit) means the source emf is now applied to the two remaining resistors. Question Number. In a series resistive circuit. Option C. 3A. series. 35. Question Number. Explanation. the total voltage is equal to the sum of the individual voltages. Option A. 26V. Option B. 32. Option A. the total voltage is the same as the highest individual. 2V. Total resistance = 2 ohms. 6A. Question Number.

The source voltage in the circuit shown is. Correct Answer is. The current in the circuit shown is. I = V/R = 200/40.5). 5 mA. 26V. The same current goes through all parts of a series circuit. 200V. 150V. So 50V is 300/1200ths of the source voltage (50 = 3/12V). 4 ohm resistor will drop 4/62ths of the 28V supply (i. Transpose for V. Total R = 40 k ohms. (don't forget the 'k' means times by 1000). So there will be approximately 26V left. Option A. Option B. Referring to the drawing. 16 ohms. 200V. 37.e.Option C. Subtract 20 and 16 from 56. Option A. Option C. 20 ohms. This is a standard potentiometer. Option C. 38. 20 ohms. Explanation. the resistance of R1 is. 28V.2 A. Find the current through the 20 ohm resistor (I = V/R = 10/20 = 0. Next find total circuit resistance (R = V/I = 28/0. Option A. Question Number. Explanation. Option B. 36.005A = 5mA.000 = 0. Option B.8V). 0. Question Number. It splits the voltage by the same ratio as the number of turns. Question Number. 5 mA. Correct Answer is. if the volts dropped across the 20 ohm resistor is 10 volts. 1. Option C. Correct Answer is. Explanation.5 = 56 ohms). . 50V. Explanation. 5 A. Correct Answer is. 2 ohms.

1. 40. Option A.Question Number. Option B. Kirchhoff's current law. Question Number. 22A. 39. 3A. Explanation. 3A. 6V. the input at P is 4 amps and at Q is 5 amps. Correct Answer is. In the following circuit. 54V. Option A. In a balanced Wheatstone bridge. Option B. current and voltage at maximum. Correct Answer is. V = I * R = 9 * 6 = 54V. 41. Option B. A combination of Kirchhoff's current law and Ohm's Law. 54V. The unknown current in the network below is. 47A.5V. Option C. Option A. Question Number. . Option C. across the centre of the bridge there is. What is the voltage across the 6 ohm resistor?. no current flow. Explanation.

Option C. 12 ohms. Option A. A 24V battery has an internal resistance of 1 ohm. Explanation. has the same current throughout. 1 ohm. The value of the load is. Total R = V/I = 24/12 = 2 ohms. The ammeter reads zero when it is balanced. When connected to a load. Subtract the internal resistance to get the external resistance (i. the resistance is dependent on current. 43. the individual voltage drops is equal to the emf. . Option A. 1 ohm. Question Number.the voltage drops across each branch is the source voltage (regardless of the resistance in the branches). Correct Answer is. no voltage present at either end. Explanation. the load).e. the individual voltage drops is equal to the emf. A parallel circuit with any number of 2 terminal connections. Option C. Parallel circuit . Correct Answer is. Question Number. Option B. Option B. 12 amps flows. no current flow. Option C. Correct Answer is. 42. Question Number. Explanation. 1/2 ohm. What is the voltage across the series resistor. The diagram shows a 200V long shunt generator. 44.

Explanation. Question Number. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. 6V. To find the internal resistance of a battery in a circuit of known current. For the diagram shown find the voltage at point B. find the lost volts of the circuit. .04 and 100 ohm resistor are the field windings of the generator. 46. Question Number. 6V.06 ohm resistor.Option A. so the 100 amps goes through the 0. Option A. The 0. Option C. V = I * R = 100 * 0. find the emf of the circuit. use the formula R = V * I. find the lost volts of the circuit.06 = 6V. 30V. then use R = V/I (Ohm's Law). Option B. 10V. Explanation. Option C. Find the difference between the Voltage On-load and the Voltage Off-load (the volts 'lost' across the internal resistance). Option B. 45.

. 20 V. Option A. 10V. Question Number. Option B. the total of all 3 using ohms law to find the current.Option A. Total resistance is 60 ohms. The current is the same in all components in a series circuit. 47. In a series circuit with 3 resistors. Option C. Option C. Voltage dropped by 4 ohm resistor is 4/60 * 30. lower than the smallest. 20 V. Correct Answer is. 28-(2 + 6) = 20 V (voltage across both the parallel resistors is the same 20 V). Option C. even in all 3. Option A. 10 V. Therefore. Voltage dropped by 36 ohm resistor is 36/60 * 30. 10V. the current is. Explanation. Option B. Correct Answer is. Explanation. 48. 2 V. Question Number. Option B. Correct Answer is. What is the voltage dropped across resistor 'A'?. Each resistor drops its own proportion of the voltage. even in all 3. remaining voltage at B = 10V. 7V. Total dropped by point B is 40/60 * 30 = 20V. 26V. Explanation.

Option A. Option C.as the 9A current splits through C and D. or at least the relative value of C compared to D . A limiting resistor.5A) only if C and D are the same. Explanation. 51. Option B. . Correct Answer is. Which is not thermally operated?. 50. A fuse.5A. It is 9A/2 (4. Question Number. 18A.5A. Correct Answer is. Option C.Question Number. You need to know what the ohmic value of resistor C is to know the current through it. 9A. Besides. it cannot ever be 9A or 18A. Question Number. NIL. A limiting resistor. 49. 4. A current limiter. 4. What is the current through resistor C?. Option A. the rotor is. Option B. In a Desynn indicator system. Explanation.

2. Explanation. Absolute. Option A. 1. an electromagnet. dissipate power in the form of heat. Correct Answer is.Option A. have a magnetic field around it with the magnitude and direction of the field determined by the corkscrew rule. NIL. Option B. Option B. Option C. NIL. Option B. the reciprocal of its conductance. Explanation. 07a. Explanation. Option A. Question Number. Option A. NIL. independent of the material type. Resistance/Resistor. Option C. an AC magnet. a permanent magnet. A load that is subject to a potential difference with a current running through it will. Option C. Option C. the same as its conductance. Correct Answer is. the reciprocal of its conductance. dissipate power in the form of heat. . Absolute. will move in a direction shown by the right hand rule. NIL. 52. Resistance is measured using what unit of temperature?. Question Number. The resistance of a material is. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. Question Number. Fahrenheit. a permanent magnet. Option B. Explanation. Centigrade.

a letter code. RT = 1/R1 + 1/R2. Option B. Explanation. Option B. Option A. Question Number. Total resistance in a parallel resistor circuit. 1/RT = (R1 * R2) ÷ (R1 + R2). Option C. 5. and the length are both decreased. Option B. 1/RT = 1/R1 + 1/R2. is decreased and the length is increased. 6. Small resistors too small or mis-shapen for the application of colour are marked instead using.Question Number. Correct Answer is. yellow. A resistor has 4 bands on it coloured blue. yellow. 4. an abbreviated resistance value. It’s value is. Option C. 640 kΩ ± 5%. a dot code. 1/RT = 1/R1 + 1/R2. 640 kΩ ± 5%. Option C. Option A. Option C. and the length are both increased. Correct Answer is. Option A. Correct Answer is. Option B. NIL. The electron flow through a conductor will be decreased the most if the cross sectional area. Question Number. Explanation. NIL. 3. 6. NIL. Explanation. . gold.4 mΩ ± 10%. 64 kΩ ± 5%. a letter code. Option A. Question Number. of R1 and R2 is. Correct Answer is. is decreased and the length is increased.

Option C. Correct Answer is. Explanation. Question Number. Then. the current in that resistance is doubled. Option A. since it depends on how big the other two resistors are in relation to it. 3 Ohms. If the resistance of a resistor which is in series with two other resistors is doubled. The current will reduce. NIL. Option C. Correct Answer is. It will however take a greater share of the voltage drop in the circuit. 8. the volts drop across that resistor increases. 12 Ohms. 1. but not halved. The total resistance of the circuit shown is. . . the current in that resistance is halved. Option A. Option B. total is half = 3 ohms. the volts drop across that resistor increases. Explanation.Explanation.33 Ohms. Series 3 + 3 = 6 ohms. 7. 3 Ohms. Question Number. two 6 ohm resistors in parallel. Option B.

What is the value of the unknown resistor?. 10. Explanation. In general. enables it to carry more current. Six resistors each of 6 ohms would be. and besides. 50 ohms. enables it to carry more voltage. 11. Option C. Option A. 1 ohm in series. but it is the current which will destroy it. Explanation. Explanation. Option A. and the variable resistor is adjusted to 5 ohms. Resistor P has a value of 10 ohms and Q has a value of 100 ohms. 9. the ammeter reads zero. Potentiometers are not a 'source' of voltage.Question Number. 1 ohm in parallel. Question Number. . Option B. variable voltage source. variable current source. Correct Answer is. Question Number. Question Number. Option C. variable resistor. Option B. Option B. Any size cable can 'carry' any size voltage. 'Carrying voltage' is not technically correct terminology. R = Rv * P/Q. variable resistor. 36 ohms in parallel. 12. Correct Answer is.5 ohms. Option A. If you increase the cross sectional area. increases its resistance. In a Wheatstone Bridge. 0.5 ohms. 0. Option C. increasing the cross sectional area of an electrical cable. Option A. 5 ohms. Correct Answer is. enables it to carry more current. its resistance will decrease and it can carry more current. Option C. Option B. Get the formula for resistance of a cable. Potentiometers are used as a.

. Explanation.. The formula for resistance in series is.. voltage.. Question Number...24 ohm. voltage.4 ohm. RT = R1 * R2 * R3 . Question Number. Option B. A potentiometer varies. Option C. What is the combined value of resistances of 4 ohm and 6 ohm connected in parallel?.. total is less than the smallest. If a number of resistors are connected in parallel.. smaller than the lowest. Question Number. 15. 0. 24 ohm. 1 ohm in parallel... Option A. Correct Answer is. RT = R1 + R2 + R3 . Question Number. Or. resistance.4 ohm.. remember that resistors in series. Explanation. current.Rn.Rn. the total resistance is.Correct Answer is.Rn). and resistors in parallel. the total resistance will be less than the smallest (but only slightly less). Correct Answer is. total is greater than the largest. 2. Option C. 14. 13. Explanation. Option B. Option C. Option A.. NIL....Rn. 1/RT = 1/( R1 * R2 * R3 . Option A. Option B. Explanation. Get the formulas for resistors in parallel and resistors in series. 2.. Resistors in parallel. 16. A potentiometer is basically a variable voltage splitter. Option A. Correct Answer is.. RT = R1 + R2 + R3 .

Decrease the length or increase the cross-sectional area. Correct Answer is. Get the formula for resistance of a conductor. Option B. Option A. Decrease the length or the cross-sectional area. 18. the diameter. Question Number. Decrease the length or increase the cross-sectional area. 19. greater than the lowest. the diameter. Total resistance is smaller than the lowest single resistor. The resistance to electrical flow in a wire depends on. material of wire and temperature. Explanation. the sum of the currents. When resistors are in parallel the total current is equal to. Resistors in parallel. Option A. Correct Answer is. NIL. the material only . Correct Answer is. Explanation. Option C. Option A. Question Number. length.Option B. Increase the length or decrease the cross-sectional area. Explanation. Option C. and don't forget that most materials have a positive temperature coefficient. the length and material of the wire only. Option C. Get the formula for resistance of a conductor. . Correct Answer is. 17. the sum of the currents. length. the current through one resistor. Which of these will cause the resistance of a conductor to decrease?. Option C.copper or aluminium. the reciprocal of all the currents. Explanation. material of wire and temperature. Question Number. Option B. the same as the lowest. Option B. smaller than the lowest.

22. black.Question Number. Black. Option C. black. Yellow. brown. 2 ohms. Orange. 2 ohms. The violet/blue/black resistor is 76 ohms. 20. black. Explanation. A 47 kilohm resistor has the following colour code:. Orange. The bridge circuit shown will be balanced when the value of the unknown resistor R is. blue. Violet. . brown. Question Number. The red/yellow/black resistor is 24 ohms (get a colour code chart). Ignoring tolerance. If 2 resistors. R = 2 ohms. Option A. Total is 100 ohms. Option C. Correct Answer is. Yellow. Option C. 21. what would the colour coding be?. black. NIL. Brown. yellow. Red. Yellow. A 100 ohm resistor is brown/black/brown. Correct Answer is. Violet. 14 ohms. Explanation. Option A. Option B. Option A. brown. silver were replaced by a single resistor. Violet. Orange. Brown. gold and the other violet. Explanation. 72 / 24 = 6 / R. Question Number. Red. Option B. black. black. Brown. Correct Answer is. 18 ohms. Option B. black. Orange. one red.

Option C. Assuming the diagram is incomplete (no cross branch with a zeroed ammeter as per a Wheatstone bridge) Take Rx/R3 = R2/R4 and transpose. orange. R2 * R4 ÷ R3. Option B. orange. Rx is equal to. 24. black brown. . In this circuit. Option C. black brown. brown. 23. orange. Explanation. Explanation. orange.Question Number. Correct Answer is. R3 * R2 ÷ R4. Correct Answer is. R3 * R4 ÷ R2. Option A. Question Number. black. orange. NIL. R3 * R2 ÷ R4. Option A. Option B. A 300 ohm resistor would have a colour code of. brown.

500 Ohms. Option C. Option B. Option A. What is its resistance?. Option A. Option C. In Series. 5000 Ohms. Question Number. the voltage is the same in all parts of the circuit. How are the resistors connected?. Question Number. Correct Answer is. the voltage across each resistor is the same. the sum of the voltage drops equals applied voltage. In a parallel circuit. Option B. 25. the voltage is the same in all parts of the circuit. Explanation. . Explanation. Conductance of a circuit is 2 milliMhos.Question Number. Five different value resistors all have the same voltage dropped across them. 5 Megohms. resistance is determined by value of current flow. In Parallel. Option C. In Series/Parallel. Resistors in parallel with each other all have the same voltage drop. 26. Option A. 27. In a parallel circuit containing resistors. Option B. Correct Answer is. In Parallel.

In a Wheatstone bridge at balance the galvanometer reads zero. amps. decreases. Option C. Conductance = 2/1000 Mhos. . Resistance decreases with light intensity. amps. its resistance. Correct Answer is. Question Number. A 2 Megohm resistor can be written. decreases. Correct Answer is. 30. increases. Option A. Option A. Explanation. Option C. Sometimes the multiplier.Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. It is the inverse of resistance. 29. Option B. Question Number. Therefore Resistance = 1000/2 Ohms. See Forum for more info. like M (for meg). 2M0F. 31. M20F. 20MF. volts. Option B. Question Number. or K (for kilo) or R (for 1) is put in place of the decimal point. 500 Ohms. Option A. Option C. Conductance is the ease at which current flows. Explanation. The last letter is the tolerance. stays the same. 28. NIL. 2M0F. (The unit 'Mho' is 'Ohm' backwards). Question Number. When light hits a photodiode. Explanation. ohms. The unit for resistivity is the. Option B. Explanation.

Violet.wikipedia. Option B. Question Number. Option C. Red. Correct Answer is. 1. Silver. Resistance/Resistor.meter. Option C. ohms/meter. ohms/square meter. Red. Explanation. series and parallel circuit. Option C. Orange. Aircraft Electricity and Electronics Eismin Page 100. Question Number. Orange. series circuit only. Silver. http://en. The unknown resistance R in the Wheatstone bridge shown is. 07b. Orange. series circuit only. . Option A. parallel circuit only. This is true for a. Explanation. ohm. Yellow. Yellow. 32. Option B. Violet.meter. Orange. Explanation. Correct Answer is. A 47 Kilohm resistor with a 10% tolerance has the following colour code:.Option A. Silver.org/wiki/Electrical_resistance Question Number. NIL. Gold. Yellow. NIL. The total resistance in a circuit is greater than the least resistor. Correct Answer is. Violet. Option A. Option B. ohm. 33.

Explanation. Option A. An increase in operating temperature in most electrical devices carrying current results in.Option A. 3 terminals. Explanation. . Preset values. Correct Answer is. Question Number. Option A. 3. Option B. Option B. 1 ohm. Option C. Correct Answer is. Option B. 4 ohms. A potentiometer has which of the following properties?. Option A. This is a symbol for. NIL. 2. a visual display rectifier. no effect on the resistance and current. 16 ohms. Wire wound. a variable differential resistor. VDR = Voltage Dependant Resistor. Read up on Wheatstone bridges. a decrease in resistance and an increase in current. Question Number. 4. Correct Answer is. R = 2 * 8/4. Question Number. Option C. Explanation. a voltage dependant resistor. Option C. 4 ohms. 3 terminals. a voltage dependant resistor. Option B.

Option B. Explanation. Carbon has a. The exceptions are semiconductors. Question Number. What happens to the resistance of a copper conductor when the temperature increases?. It increases. Option B. 6. reliability or temperature coefficient. CSA with CSA. Correct Answer is. Option A. It remains the same. Most conductors have a 'positive temperature coefficient'. Copper is an inferior conductor to aluminium when comparing. Copper is a better inductor but aluminium is much lighter. Question Number. Question Number. Option B. Option A. so its resistance reduces with temperature. Explanation. All materials excepts semiconductors have a positive temperature coefficient. an increase in resistance and a decrease in current. 5. Question Number. temperature coefficient of zero. Option A. positive temperature coefficient. It decreases. CSA = cross sectional area (not Child Support Agency). weight for weight. Correct Answer is. It increases. Correct Answer is. Explanation. 8. Option A. . Option C. Carbon is a semiconductor. Option C. The 5th coloured band on a resistor represents the. an increase in resistance and a decrease in current. 7. negative temperature coefficient. negative temperature coefficient. Explanation. Correct Answer is. Option C. weight for weight.Option C. load for load.

What is represented by this diagram?. Correct Answer is. its resistance will be. A potentiometer has 3 connections. Correct Answer is. If the temperature of a pure metal is reduced to absolute zero. Correct Answer is. 9. Option C. Option C. Option B. Rheostat. Potentiometer. NIL. Option B. Explanation. multiplier. Explanation. Option A. practically zero. practically zero. a rheostat has only 2. unaffected.Option B. Option C. Explanation. tolerance. Option A. NIL. tolerance. 10. Potentiometer. Thermistor. . infinity. Question Number. Question Number.

Option A. This is a diagram of a. 11. Variable Current source. Light Dependant Resistor. how else is it's value indicated?. Option C. Number code.Question Number. Letter code. 12. Correct Answer is. NIL. NIL. Variable Resistor. Option C. Option B. Question Number. Option A. Variable Voltage source. 13. Explanation. Variable Resistor. Correct Answer is. Laser Diode Rectifier. Option B. Correct Answer is. Explanation. If a resistor is too small or misshapen to fit the colour code bands. . Light Dependant Resistor. Option B. Dots. Option C. Question Number. A potentiometer is not a voltage or current 'source'. Letter code. This is a diagram of a. Explanation. Option A. Logarithmic Differential Resistor.

15. Option C. Wire wound ceramic type. Option B. Wire wound metal type.Question Number. Correct Answer is. 08. The temperature of a pure metal can greatly affect the resistance of it. Centigrade. Resistors required to carry a comparatively high current and dissipate high power are usually of. has a positive temperature coefficient. Question Number. Correct Answer is. A 10 V battery supplies a resistive load of 10 ohms for 1 minute. will switch on a circuit. Option A. if energized on. Option C. 16. if energized on. Explanation. Carbon compound type. Absolute. Option A. 100 W. What is the power supplied?. pg 101. What temperature scale is used?. An SCR is an example of a thyristor. Option A. Aircraft Electricity and Electronics by Eismin. NIL. Question Number. Question Number. 14. A thyristor. will switch off a circuit. Power. Option B. Chapter 6. Option A. . will switch on a circuit. Explanation. Explanation. Option C. 1. Option B. Fahrenheit. Centigrade. Correct Answer is. if energized on. Wire wound ceramic type.

10 W.25 J. 20. Option B. Explanation. 3.5 kW. Power = I2R.Option B. Option B. If it runs for 4 hours 15 minutes. Option A. 3. A resistor dissipates 80 Watts. 1. 4. 10 VA. so answer is in Watts. Option A. Correct Answer is.not 60. 1. How much power does it dissipate?. The earth lead of a 24 V equipment is 0. Correct Answer is. Question Number. Time must be in seconds.92 kW. Explanation.4 kJ. Option C.5 ohm resistance and carries 80 A. 1.2 kW. 4. Energy = Power * Time.5 kW. 1. how much energy is dissipated in total?. 10 W. 3. 2.2 kW. Option C. Power = I2R (time is not required). Correct Answer is. 4. . Question Number. Power = I2R. 1.224 MJ. Explanation. Option A. Since it is an earth lead it will not have the full 24V on it. so disregard voltage. Question Number. Option C. 750 kW. Correct Answer is. Explanation.152 kW. Option C. 191.5 kW. Resistive load only. What is the power dissipated in a 500 ohm resistor with a 3A flow?. There are 3600 seconds in 1 hour .224 MJ. Option B.

Option C. . The power dissipated in the circuit is. NIL. Option C. 8. Correct Answer is.4 watts. 7. 5 watts. Option B. 0.25 watts. Question Number. 6. Power is the rate of doing work. Correct Answer is.25 watts. Explanation. What is the power dissipated?. 6. Option A.5 kW. 4. Explanation. A DC circuit containing a total resistance of 100 ohms has a current flow of 250 mA. 6. Power = I2R. V*V*R. Option B. 5 kW. A 500 ohm resistor carries a 3 amp current. joules * seconds. V*V / R. Power = V2 /R. V*R. Option B. The power in a circuit when voltage and resistance is given can be found by. Explanation. Option C.5 kW. Correct Answer is. It is measured in. Correct Answer is. joules/second.Question Number. Option A. 500 W. Question Number. Question Number. watts/second. 5. joules/second. V*V / R. Option A. Option C. Option B. 4. Option A.

Power = Vsquared/R. 36 ohm.Explanation. Work out R. Option A. Option C. Question Number. 20 amps. Power = I2 R. 30 amps. 15 amps. Find the amperage from that. 12 ohm. Option C. Correct Answer is. Option C. 3 A. 11. Voltage is the same across all resistors in parallel = 48 Volts. Power = amps * volts.". What is the value of each resistor?.. 3 A. 9 A. A 3 ohm resistor dissipates 27 Watts. 36 ohm. Question Number. Option A. How much current flows through it?. 30 amps. Explanation. Explanation. . 9. A 48-volt source is required to furnish 192 watts to a parallel circuit consisting of three resistors of equal value. power = I2 R. A piece of equipment is rated at 750 watts and the applied voltage is 30 volts. The value of the protection fuse should be. Question Number. Each resistor dissipates 192/3 = 64 Watts. Transpose for I. Correct Answer is. Option A. 10. 0. Correct Answer is. 4 ohm.15 A. Option B. Option B. Option B. Then choose the fuse of the nearest size up. Explanation.

Question Number. to dampen current surges. 402 watts. Question Number. Option C. How much power must a 24-volt generator furnish to a system which contains the following series loads? 5 ohm. . Question Number. to dampen power surges. Option B. Option A. Explanation. Explanation. the power developed across the 10 kilo ohm resistor is. Square it and you must divide by 1. Question Number. Correct Answer is. Option A. 'Milli' means divide by 1000.000.8 watts. Option A. The power dissipated by the circuit is. Option B. to dampen voltage surges. Option C. Explanation.000. In the circuit shown. NIL. Watch the prefix 'milli'. Correct Answer is. 450 watts. the purpose of an inductor is. A direct current of 12 milliamperes flows through a circuit which has a resistance of 1000 ohms. 15. Option B. 28.8 watts. to dampen power surges. 144 milliwatts. Power = I2 R. 28. Correct Answer is. 12 milliwatts. 13. 12. NIL. 14. 144 milliwatts. In a power circuit. 12 watts. 3 ohm and 12 ohm. Option C.

4 KW Hrs.000 = 0. Correct Answer is. Explanation. 3.000.025 * 10. . Explanation. 250 W. 3400 KW Hrs. The current is 10A and the circuit has a power factor of 0. The true power is. multiplying current by resistance.5 * 1000 = 500W. Option B. 250 mW. Apparent Power = IV = 100 * 10 = 1000 VA. 17.000 = 0. Correct Answer is. multiplying the resistance by the current squared. Power = I2 R = 0.005 * 10. Question Number. Option B. multiplying the resistance by the current squared. 50 mW. A single phase circuit has an input voltage of 100V. 250 mW.25W = 250mW. multiplying the voltage by itself and dividing by the current. Correct Answer is. True Power = PF * Apparent Power = 0. Option A. NIL. Option B.005 * 0. 50W. 500W. Option A. Option C. 500W. 18. Option C. Question Number. If the energy supplied to a circuit for 4hrs 15 minutes at 800 j/sec what would be the energy consumed?. 16.5. Power in a DC circuit is found by.Option A. Explanation. Option C. 1000W. Option B. Question Number. Option A.

4 KW Hrs. kJ/s = kW. 3400 kWh. Explanation. 22. 3. 4 hours 15 minutes = 4 1/4 hours.5W. Question Number. 19. c is 3*24*2=144W. a is 12*8=96W. 340 KW Hrs. Two lights requiring 3 amperes each in a 24volt parallel system. The energy consumed is. . 7. b is 30*4 = 120W. A 12-volt motor requiring 8 amperes. Option A.5W. Option B. Energy = power * time = 800 * 4 1/4 = 3400 = 3.25 = 3400 kWh. Option A. What is the wattage?. Correct Answer is. Four 30-watt lamps in a 12-volt parallel circuit. 21. Explanation. 0.Option C. Question Number.225W. 7500W.4 kWh. 20. Which requires the most electrical power during operation?. Correct Answer is. A heater which consumes 800 Kilojoules/sec is on for 4hrs 15min. Option C. Explanation.4 kW hrs. Option C. Question Number. 800 * 4. Correct Answer is. Option B. Explanation. Question Number.5W. Power = IV = 30/1000 * 250 = 7. 340 kWh. Option A. 3400 kWh. Option B. Two lights requiring 3 amperes each in a 24volt parallel system. 3. 7. Option C. The power dissipated in a circuit with a known potential difference and resistance is calculated by. Correct Answer is. A voltage of 250V causes a current of 30mA.

64 volts.2% in one time constant . Option A. Explanation. OR dividing the square of the potential difference by the resistance. inversely proportional to cube-root of the current. Question Number. Question Number. 7. Question Number. The voltage rating of a capacitor is. Option C. Option C. Capacitance/capacitor.Option A. proportional to the square of the voltage. proportional to the square of the voltage. Option A. Explanation. 2.so it discharges 63. Correct Answer is. the max voltage that can be constantly applied. Option B.so what is left?. A capacitor is fully charged after 25 seconds to a battery voltage of 20 Volts. The power expended in a given circuit is. multiplying the square of the potential difference by the resistance. 09. . Correct Answer is.36 volts.36 volts. proportional to the square-root of the voltage. The capacitor is discharging . finding the current and multiplying the answer by the resistance. Option A. 12. Option C. 1. dividing the square of the potential difference by the resistance. 0 volts. Option B. 7. What will be the voltage across the capacitor after one time constant?. 23. Explanation. finding the current and multiplying the answer by the resistance. Option B. the normal operating voltage. Option B. Correct Answer is. The battery is replaced with a short circuit. Option C. NIL. the min voltage required to charge. NIL.

3. Correct Answer is. Explanation. Option B.01001 millifarads. Option C. and you destroy the capacitor. NIL. 111 millifarads. The other two are fractions of one milliFarad. Explanation. Question Number. Option C. Question Number. 4. So the answer must be 10.Correct Answer is. open circuit dielectric. 5. the relative permittivity of the dielectric in relation to a vacuum. Option B. the permittivity of dielectric in relation to dry air. Option A. 1. Option A. . 10 nanofarads and 10 millifarads are connected in parallel. Option B. the permittivity of the dielectric. Option C. 10. Question Number. leaking dielectric capacitor.01001millifarads. What is the total capacitance?. leaking dielectric capacitor.**** milliFarad (no sums required). 'Relative' means relative to 'free space' (a 'vacuum' in other words). the relative permittivity of the dielectric in relation to a vacuum. The relative permittivity of a capacitor is. Option A. Exceed the voltage at which the capacitor is rated. The biggest capacitor of the three is the 10 milliFarad. Three capacitors 10 microfarads. the max voltage that can be constantly applied. Explanation. Correct Answer is. short circuit dielectric. 10. When checking a capacitor with an ohmmeter. if the reading shows charging but the final reading is less than normal then the possible fault is a.001001 millifarads. Explanation. Correct Answer is.

Option B. Option A. If a 1milliFarad capacitor has a potential difference across it of 5V. A capacitor with double the area and double the dielectric thickness will have. what is the energy stored?. high frequency AC is used. half the capacitance.5 Joules. there is a polarized input. the same capacitance. 12. Option A. Option B. Put a 6 F capacitor in series. Wiring an electrolytic capacitor wrong polarity will destroy it. Put a 1 F capacitor in series. there is a polarized input. Correct Answer is. 25 mJoules.5 mJoules. Question Number. Explanation. 12. 8. Explanation. Put a 2 F capacitor in parallel. Option B. AC will therefore destroy it. Option C. Option C. 6. Current must be DC (i. Explanation. 12. Correct Answer is. What must you do to make a 3 F capacitor circuit into a 2 F circuit?. Get the formula for capacitance of a capacitor. double the capacitance. Energy stored in a capacitor = 1/2 C V-squared (only the V is squared). Option A. Option C. An electrolytic capacitor is used where. Option B. the same capacitance. Correct Answer is. 7. . Question Number. Question Number. Correct Answer is.Question Number. 9. Option A. Put a 6 F capacitor in series. polarised) and the right way. Option C.5 milliJoules. minimum losses are essential.e.

100 milliseconds. Option B. Explanation. 1 second. Option B. Time to fully charge = 5 * TC = 500 ms. How long will it take to charge it to 100Volts?. Explanation.4Volts. Option A.2 seconds. Correct Answer is. Option C. 10.Explanation. Question Number. Work out the resistance in the circuit first (R=V/I) (4000 ohms). 12. 6. Option C. 3. 12 minutes. Option C. Watch those unit prefixes. What is the voltage?. Option A. To reduce the capacitance of a circuit you must place a capacitor in series (formula is same as resistors in parallel). 6. Correct Answer is. Option B.2Volts.8Volts. then VC = It right? So V = It/C. 500 milliseconds. You do the maths to see which one it is. In a circuit C = 25 microfarads and the current flow is 40 microamps for 4 seconds. A 50 μ(micro) Farad capacitor is fed with a current of 25 milliAmpere. . The time required to fully charge a 1 µ(micro)F capacitor in series with a 100k ohm resistor is. Question Number. Time-constant is time to reach 63. Time-constant (=RC) is 100 ms. Explanation.2% of full charge. Question Number. 500 milliseconds.4Volts. 0. 100 seconds. Option A. Since Q = VC and Q = It. Correct Answer is. 11. Time to charge = 5RC. 1 second. Then work out the time constant (TC=RC). 12.

4 µ(micro)F. The time constant of a capacitor is the time. Option B. for the emf to reach 63. the current to reach 63. 15. Option B. Get the formula for the capacitance of a capacitor.total capacitance reduces. Correct Answer is. Option C. distance between the plates and inversely proportional to the plate area. 16. equal capacitors and total will be 1/3rd of one.2% of maximum. to reach maximum current. Option A. Explanation. Option B.Question Number. 36 µ(micro)F. Option C. Option B. 14. Explanation. Option A. Question Number. for the emf to reach 63. Option C. plate area and inversely proportional to the distance between the plates.2% of maximum. Correct Answer is. the charge on it.2% of maximum. Capacitors in series . Three 12 µ(micro)F capacitors are in series. the rate of change of current in the circuit. Question Number. . 4 µ(micro)F. 13. Correct Answer is. The total capacitance is. Explanation. Option C. 12 µ(micro)F. The amount of electricity a capacitor can store is directly proportional to the. the type of material separating the plates. plate area and is not affected by the distance between the plates. Option A. Correct Answer is. the type of material separating the plates. The capacitance of a capacitor is dependant upon. Question Number. OR plate area and inversely proportional to the distance between the plates. Option A. plate area and is not affected by the distance between the plates.

Option C. equal to the sum of all the capacitances. When different rated capacitors are connected in parallel in a circuit. the charge can go nowhere. 1 * 10-12 farad. Correct Answer is. 19. . Option A. Question Number. Question Number. 1 * 10-6 farad. 18. less than the capacitance of the lowest rated capacitor. The current in a DC circuit containing a fully charged capacitor is. Option C. 12 Option A. The voltage across the capacitor. 1 * 10-12 farad. Option A. zero. Correct Answer is. Option A. 20. equal to the capacitance of the highest rated capacitor. drops immediately to zero. The switch on a DC circuit containing a fully charged capacitor is opened. remains equal to the original charging voltage supply. If there is no external circuit. Option B. Get the formula for capacitors in parallel (it is like resistors in series). Option B. NIL. The capacitance of a capacitor is only dependant upon its physical properties (size and material) and not what you apply to it. Option B. remains equal to the original charging voltage supply. Explanation. Correct Answer is. starts to fall exponentially to zero.Explanation. 1 * 10 farad. Explanation. Question Number. equal to the sum of all the capacitances. the total capacitance is. 17. One Picofarad is. Explanation. Option C. Question Number.

both. A.C. Option C. NIL. Option A. Question Number. Option A. Option B. Capacitors in parallel. 0. Explanation.4 µ(micro)F. Correct Answer is. D. . Correct Answer is. A capacitor is a barrier to. the charge stored on each is the same. Question Number. Correct Answer is. 0.12microfarad. Correct Answer is. Explanation.e. respectively?. What is the total capacitance of a parallel circuit containing three capacitors with capacitance of 0.03microfarad.04 piko Farad. is dependent upon the size of the capacitance of the capacitor. Option B. and 0. until they equalised out. Option A.25microfarad. Option B. the same formula as resistors in series . When two capacitors are connected in series. there would be a current flow between them. Option C. zero. just add them all up. If the capacitor is fully charged. it is equal and opposite to the source voltage. maximum. If they were not the same.Option B. 21. the charge stored on each is inversely proportional to the voltage across it. the charge stored on each is directly proportional to its capacitance.C.04 µ(micro)F. 23. Question Number.i. 0. 0. the charge stored on each is the same. Explanation.C.4 µ(micro)F. Option C. Option C. 22. D. so no current flows. Explanation. 0.

Explanation. Option A. Option C. Option A. Option C. Correct Answer is. the electrostatic energy storing capacity of the capacitor dielectric. 26. the electrical repulsion of electrons within the dielectric material. Three 12 microfarad capacitors in parallel. even when charged to say. When handling a high voltage capacitor in an electrical circuit. Correct Answer is. NIL. Question Number. the product C * V. Explanation. 36 microfarads. the product Q * V. The overall circuit capacitance is. 36 microfarads.just add them up. be sure it. 27. the electrostatic energy storing capacity of the capacitor dielectric. 1 volt. the ratio Q/V. Explanation. Remember Q = VC. the electrical resistance of the capacitor dielectric. Option B. Question Number. Option B. is fully discharged before removing it from the circuit. Correct Answer is.Question Number. Explanation. the product C * V. 25. Option A. Question Number. 4 microfarads. The dielectric constant of a capacitor is a measurement of. 24. Option A. Option C. has a full charge before removing it from the circuit. 1 microfarads. Capacitors in parallel . has at least a residual charge before removing it from the circuit. is fully discharged before removing it from the circuit. Option C. Correct Answer is. . Charged capacitors can be lethal. Option B. Option B. The charge on a capacitor is expressed as.

8 seconds. The multiplier colour coding on a capacitor is in. Correct Answer is. Option B. Option C. 29. Explanation. Question Number. 1 second. Time constant = RC. Option A. Correct Answer is. Explanation. .Question Number. Option B. NIL. picofarads. Option A. NIL. the voltage it will charge to. 40 seconds. the voltage it will rupture at. the maximum continuous voltage it can take. Option C. 31. The mega and the micro cancel. A capacitor rating is. A circuit has 1 megohm and 8 microfarads. farads. Correct Answer is. Question Number. the maximum continuous voltage it can take. 28. 8 seconds. Explanation. Option C. What is the time constant?. microfarads. Question Number. picofarads. The total capacitance of the circuit shown is. 30. Option B. Option A.

3µ(micro)F. 33. Option B. 4µ(micro)F. Option B. An electrolytic capacitor is used because it has a. large physical size for a large capacity. small physical size for a large capacity. . exponential. exponential. small physical size for a large capacity. Option C. 32. Question Number. 36µ(micro)F. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. NIL. Option A. the voltage/time curve is. 4µ(micro)F. Explanation. Correct Answer is. Option A. When a capacitor is charged from a DC supply. Explanation. Option C. logarithmic. Total capacitance (of capacitors in series) = 12/3 = 4 microfarads. Option C. Explanation. NIL. small physical size for low leakage current.Option A. linear. Option B. Question Number.

Logarithmic. 10. 100 microseconds. 1000pf. 37. Correct Answer is. heavy / light loads.000 * 1. Time constant (TC) = RC = 20/1. heavy / light loads. Explanation. Correct Answer is.000 = 20/1. The discharge curve of a capacitor is.000. Explanation.000. Question Number. The capacitor discharge curve is an exponential decay. Option C. 34.000pf. Option C. Option A. Option B. Option A. 35. Option A. Option B. Electrolytic capacitors are used in circuits of all sizes. Option B.000.000. Linear. 0. Exponential. 20 milliseconds. the charge curve is logarithmic (the inverse of exponential).000 = 20 microseconds. however. 100 microseconds. What is the value of a monolithic capacitor with 103 on it?. Option B. Question Number. Option C. Explanation. Question Number. . 36. Correct Answer is.1 second.000. Exponential.Question Number. A 20 Picofarad capacitor with a 1 Megohm resistor takes how long to charge?. light loads. But fully charged is 5 * TC = 100 microseconds. An electrolytic capacitor would be used in circuits supplying. Option A. heavy loads.

Question Number. Question Number. Total capacitance of 3 capacitors each 12milliFarad in a parallel circuit. 103 means 10 followed by 3 zeros. Option B. 8 seconds. Option A.000. Correct Answer is. 38. What is the formula for working out the capacitance of a capacitor if K = dielectric constant. Option C. Explanation. 6mf. Correct Answer is. 36milliFarad. 40 seconds. . 100. 36milliFarad. Option A. c = K*d/A.000 = 8 seconds. Note: Time Constant is asked for. 39. not 'time to charge'. what is the voltage across a fully charged capacitor?. C = K*A/d. 41. 1. Question Number. Generally. 12milliFarad.000pf. 400 ms. Question Number. 8 seconds. Explanation. A combination of 1 megohm and 8 microfarad would give a time constant of. Option B. 40. A = area of the plates. Total C = = C1 + C2 + C3 (capacitors in parallel). Correct Answer is. c = d/K*A. Explanation. Option B. d = distance plates apart?.000pf.000 * 8/1. Option C.000.Option C. 10. c = K*A/d. c = K*A/d. Explanation. Option A. Capacitors are always measured in picofarads. Correct Answer is. Option C.

Large output compared to size required.999999% charged). Explanation. Large output compared to size required. It's value is. The answer to this question depends upon how accurate you want to go. Voltage measured between the plates of a capacitor will be generally. 10 picofarads. 10 nanofarads. Correct Answer is. 43. Question Number. Black and Orange bands. Same as circuit voltage. Low output compared to size required. Black = 0. Option A. 44.Option A. Explanation. Option B. When would you use an electrolytic capacitor?. Brown = 1. Option B. Option A. Option B. can dangerously higher than applied voltage. Option B. less than applied voltage. Question Number. Normal theory is that a fully charged capacitor has an equal (and opposite) voltage to the supply. the same as applied voltage. Option C. Same as circuit voltage. Option A. However. Option C. Orange = x1000. Total is 10. Correct Answer is.000 picofarads (always picofarads with capacitors) = 10 nanofarads. Less than circuit voltage. 100 picofarads. a capacitor is never fully charged (something in the order of 99. Correct Answer is. the same as applied voltage. NIL. 42. More than circuit voltage. Option C. A capacitor has Brown. On a balanced circuit. . Explanation. Correct Answer is. 10 nanofarads. Option C. Question Number.

2400 * 10-12 coulombs. It gets to 99. One microfarad is. Option A. Note this is more of a question on pico and nano and whether you know the difference. 600 * 10-12 coulombs. Chapter 1. 600 * 10-9 coulombs. Option A. A+P Technician General Handbook. Explanation. Correct Answer is. 1 * 10-12 farads. Option C. 1 * 10-6 farads. The dielectric stores electrical energy. Option B. so charge is 1/4 of 2400 picocoulombs.5V is 1/4 of 6V. Jepperson. Correct Answer is. 47. Technically the voltage on a charged capacitor never reaches the applied voltage. electrostatic storing capability of the dielectric. Question Number. Option B. What would the charge be if the applied voltage was 1. Dielectric constant of a capacitor is. .5 volts ?. electrostatic storing capability of the dielectric. A circuit with a capacitor has 6 volts applied to it with a charge of 2400 pico-coulombs. max V that can be applied to a capacitor. 1. so direct relationship of charge to voltage. Q = CV. Option B. 48. 46.99999% (and more). Question Number. max I stored in the capacitor. 1 * 10-6 farads.Explanation. Explanation. Option A. Option C. Question Number. Option A. 1 * 1012 farads. Option C. Correct Answer is. In a capacitor. page 22. Question Number. Farads per meter. the dielectric strength is measured in. 45. Explanation. 600 * 10-12 coulombs.

Option C. 2. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. . Volts per metre. equator. Explanation. Ferromagnetic materials can be magnetized. Option C. Explanation. Magnetic inclination is the least at the. 4 picofarads. 12 picofarads. Option B. Option B. 4 picofarads. Farads per meter. Option C. Three capacitors connected in series. poles. Option C. equator. 49. Option A. Coulombs per m2. 1. Question Number. Question Number.Option B. 36 picofarads. Explanation. Explanation. Option A. calculate the total capacitance. Option B. Option A. Correct Answer is. within a band of temperatures. Read up on the 'Curie Point'. isoclines. each having a value of 12 picofarads. Dip is greatest at the poles and least at the equator. below a certain temperature. Magnetism. above a certain temperature. Correct Answer is. below a certain temperature. 'Inclination' is the same as 'dip'. 12/3 = 4. Question Number. 10a.

5. . Glass is an example of a. use the. paramagnetic material. diamagnetic material. how many turns would be required to maintain the same magnetic field?. 4. Explanation. High grade steel. Right Hand Clasp Rule. Explanation. 6. Option A. Option A. 5. Option C. Cast iron. Which of the following materials is easiest to magnetize?. Cork Screw Rule.Question Number. Question Number. A solenoid of 10 turns per metre carries a current of 5A. Explanation. Correct Answer is.5A. Option C. 3. Soft iron. 50. Option A. If the current is reduced to 2. Glass is diamagnetic. Question Number. Soft iron. Option C. To find which end of an electromagnet is the north pole. Flux = N*I. Correct Answer is. Option B. Option C. Fleming's Left Hand Rule. Correct Answer is. coercive material. Option B. so halve the current you must double the windings. 20. Option B. NIL. Question Number. Option B. 20. diamagnetic material. Option A.

Option C. The earth's magnetic field is greatest at the. Iron and steel. Of the following which pair of materials would most readily become magnetized?. Nickel and bronze. Explanation. it retains most of its flux density when demagnetized. have no effect upon each other. repel each other. Option B. Option A. Option B. Option C. The core material used for an electromagnet is soft iron because. Correct Answer is. Copper and steel. Right Hand Clasp Rule. NIL. Question Number. Explanation. Correct Answer is. Question Number. attract each other. its magnetism is not easily destroyed. 7. Explanation. 10. NIL. magnetic poles. The lines of magnetic flux from a magnet will. magnetic equator. repel each other. Option A. .Correct Answer is. Question Number. Iron and steel. Option A. Explanation. Question Number. Correct Answer is. 8. geographic poles. Option A. magnetic poles. Option B. Option C. 9. Option B. NIL. where all the flux lines converge. Flux density is greatest at the magnetic poles.

Option A. It is least at the equator. Explanation. electromagnets. Explanation. can be used to store binary code. Isoclinals.Option C. Correct Answer is. Option A. NIL. Question Number. Magnetic tape uses tiny ferrite particles coated onto a plastic tape. Option B. Correct Answer is. Option C. 11. repulsion between them will be increased. Option B. Where is the magnetic dip least?. Poles. Explanation. Ampere turns is calculated by the number of turns. Question Number. Option B. Option A. attraction between them will be increased. Option A. multiplied by current. Option C. Option C. Question Number. 12. are semi-permanent magnets when DC is passed through them. can be used to store binary code. Correct Answer is. Explanation. NIL. Equator. If the North pole of a magnet is brought nearer to the North pole of another magnet. it demagnetizes easily. they. 13. and maximum (90 degrees)at the magnetic poles. it demagnetizes easily. Correct Answer is. 14. repulsion between them will be increased. . When a number of ferrite pieces are grouped together. Equator. repulsion between them will be reduced. Question Number. Magnetic dip is another name for inclination.

multiplied by magnetic flux. Option C.Option B. They will. High remanence. NIL. North to South. divided by current. Ampere turns means AMPS * TURNS. Weber. Why is ferrite used in memory circuits?. Low permeability. multiplied by current. Option A. The unit of flux is the. Question Number. NIL. Magnetic lines are flowing parallel. Option C. South to North. 16. Ampere turns. Option C. Option A. Option B. 18. Correct Answer is. Option B. Explanation. High reluctance. Weber. Explanation. Question Number. Option A. High remanence. East to West. North to South. Correct Answer is. Ampere turns / metre. Question Number. Option C. . Question Number. Explanation. Option B. Correct Answer is. NIL. 17. Correct Answer is. Explanation. Lines of magnetic flux pass from. 15.

Option C.edu/~jfalward/magneticforcesfields/magneticforcesfields. carrying current in opposite directions.uop. attract. Explanation. Question Number. Explanation. will attract or repel depending on the type of current. Option B. Option C. The horizontal component of the earth's magnetic field is most strongly felt at. Question Number. repel each other. Option C. Correct Answer is. Option A. Two parallel lines of magnetic flux in the same polarity. attract each other. Correct Answer is. repel each other. Explanation. Magnetic fields around two parallel conductors carrying current in the same directions will. Option A. Option B. NIL. repel. Question Number. equator.Option A. Correct Answer is.sci. have no effect on each other. Explanation. 21. Assuming this means parallel AND in the same direction. equator. 20. Option B. repel each other. 19. Like the magnetic fields around two wires.html . Option B. 45 degrees latitude. have no effect on each other. attract. poles. Option C. they will repel each other. attract each other. http://sol. NIL. Correct Answer is. Option A. repel each other. NIL.

Question Number. The symbol for flux density is. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. Option C. Question Number. Option B. . Option C. Option B. Question Number. Option C. Correct Answer is. less than unity. Magnetic field on a solenoid is. ø(phy). 3. A paramagnetic material has a greater permeability than free space (vacuum). 1. Option C. Explanation. µ(micro). Explanation. Option A. greater than unity. Correct Answer is. µo(micro node). Option A. 10b. Magnetism. greater than unity. Explanation. 22. so its relative permeability is greater than 1. weakest outside the coil. NIL. weakest outside the coil. B(capital). strongest outside the coil. H(capital). the same both inside and outside the coil. Question Number. Option B. zero. B(capital). Option A. A paramagnetic material has a relative permeability of. NIL. Explanation µ(micro) = µo(micro node)*µ(micro)r. Which of the following is absolute permeability?. µ(micro). Option A. Option B. 2. µ(micro)r.

hysteresis. Option A. flux density. Correct Answer is. 7. . Correct Answer is. Aluminium. high coercive force. high reluctance. Option C. Option C. 4. Question Number. NIL. Question Number. Option A. Option C. Explanation Flux density is the number of flux lines per unit cross sectional area. Option A. A soft iron core is used in an ELECTRO magnet because. Option B. Permanent magnets have. Iron (especially soft iron) has the greatest permeability. Explanation. high coercive force. Option A. Through which material will magnetic lines of force pass the most readily?. NIL. Correct Answer is. Option B. low coercive force.Question Number. Correct Answer is. 5. Option B. low reluctance. Question Number. it has HIGH permeability and LOW coercivity. high reluctance. high reluctance. 6. Explanation. it has HIGH permeability and HIGH coercivity. flux density. Iron. Explanation. it has LOW permeability and HIGH coercivity. Option B. retentivity. The term used to denote the strength of a magnetic field is. Copper. Iron. it has HIGH permeability and LOW coercivity. high coercive force. Option C.

in a non magnetic pox. has high retentivity. has no permeability. Flux density will. Option C. The flux density of the original magnetic field produced by the coil is increased. Storage of magnets should be. in pairs end to end. Option C. is a poor conductor. decrease linearly with magnetic flux. Question Number. 11. 9. A non-magnetic metal. in pairs with keeper plates. 10. Explanation. Option A. Option B. Option A. Explanation.Question Number. has no permeability. Correct Answer is. The core tends to move from a stronger to a weaker part of the field. Option B. Question Number. 8. Option B. NIL. Option C. . Explanation Flux density = magnetic flux lines per unit cross sectional area. Option B. Option A. Option A. Correct Answer is. The flux density of the original magnetic field remains constant. increase linearly with magnetic flux. NIL. What is the effect of inserting an iron core into a current carrying coil?. Correct Answer is. increase linearly with coercive force. Question Number. The flux density of the original magnetic field produced by the coil is increased. Option C. increase linearly with magnetic flux.

15. Option B. current against flux density. NIL. will have high retentivity. Explanation. Option A. will have low retentivity. Question Number. The hysteresis curve is MMF against B. A material with a narrow hysteresis loop. flux density against magnetising force. Option B. Option A. Option C. Correct Answer is. paramagnetic materials. The hysteresis loop for a magnetic material is on a graph with. Explanation. Copper is a. Option C. two bar magnets are formed. one bar magnet and one non-magnet is formed. Explanation. Question Number. 13. in pairs with keeper plates. . two bar magnets are formed. total flux against flux density. Correct Answer is. cannot be magnetised. Correct Answer is. Option A.Correct Answer is. NIL. flux density against magnetising force. Option C. Bar magnets are stored in pairs (end-to-end) and with keeper plates. Option B. (See forum for explanation). ferromagnetic material. Option B. Question Number. If a bar magnet is cut in half. Question Number. the magnet is destroyed. Explanation. 12. Option A. 14. will have low retentivity.

iron. 17. diamagnetic material. 19. 20 ampere turns. 20 amperes / turn.Option C. Correct Answer is. diamagnetic material. MMF (symbol H) is amps * turns. Option A. 5 ampere turns. Iron is a paramagnetic (ferromagnetic actually). 18. Option C. Option B. Explanation. . Option B. flux density / MMF. Correct Answer is. Unit is Ampere Turns. Permeability of a material can be found by. Correct Answer is. Option A. Explanation. Option C. Option A. Question Number. flux to decrease. Question Number. Option C. Vibration in a magnet causes. flux to decrease. The MMF of a coil fed with 2 amps and having 10 turns is. An example of a paramagnetic material is. Question Number. glass. Correct Answer is. 16. flux to increase. silver. 20 ampere turns. Question Number. NIL. Option A. Explanation. Option B. iron. A good way to destroy a magnet is to drop it or subject it to high frequency vibrations. the other 2 are diamagnetics (LBP notes are wrong about glass). flux to stay the same. Explanation.

Permeability = B/H (Reluctance = H/B. paramagnetic. similar to resistance R = V/I). Question Number. linearly with coercive force. non-linearly with magnetic force. Option A. ferromagnetic. magnetic strength will rise. non-linearly with magnetic force. 21. If cobalt has a permeability of 4800 it is a.wikipedia. Explanation. Option B. linearly with magnetic force. Option A. A material exposed to heat will. Option C. Option C. flux density / MMF. 20. be easier to magnetise. Cobalt has a permeability.Option B. Explanation. diamagnetic. Magnetic force is MMF (or H in Henries). 23. The 'curie' temperature is the temperature above which the material cannot be magnetised. Question Number.org/wiki/Cobalt Question Number. Option C. Option B. When magnetizing a piece of material. Correct Answer is. Option A. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. be harder to magnetise. Correct Answer is. MMF * flux density. It is not linear because of magnetic saturation. MMF / flux density. 22. Explanation. ferromagnetic. . Question Number. http://en. be harder to magnetise. Option C. Explanation Cobalt is a hard ferromagnetic silver-white element. have no effect on magnetism. Option B.

Option C.Option A. NIL. Option C. Magnetic flux saturation takes place when. 25.org/wiki/Cobalt Question Number. Pallett 3rd Edition appendix one page 196. greater than unity. Option B. the magnetised medium will accept no further lines of flux. the magnetic field drops to zero. Option B. same as unity. exist in all space around the magnet. Option B. Correct Answer is. permeance. 24. the magnetic field starts to reduce with increased magnetising force. Option C. Question Number. http://en. 26. Explanation. The ability of a circuit to produce a magnetic flux under the influence of a MMF. Explanation Aircraft Electrical System. NIL. Correct Answer is. . greater than unity.wikipedia. the magnetised medium will accept no further lines of flux. Question Number. is more concentrated at the centre of bar magnet. Option C. permeability. permanence. Correct Answer is. permeability. Correct Answer is. Explanation. Explanation See a B-H diagram. less than unity. Option A. occupies the space around the magnet with equal flux density. Option A. Option A. Magnetic flux. Option B. exist in all space around the magnet.

ferromagnetic materials. diamagnetic materials. Option A. one to the other?. Explanation The coils must be parallel for maximum flux linkages (coupling factor). Option A. 2.umn.geo. Option C. Question Number. http://www. Inductance/inductor. Option B. Cables are shielded to prevent 'H' magnetic interference in wires with the following material. 0. 1. maximum positive. What is the mutual inductance if two coils of 10mH and 500mH have 90% of the flux transferred from . Question Number. Spontaneous magnetism is associated with.html. maximum negative. Diamagnetic material. Copper braiding. Option C. Copper braiding. 27. Eismin 5th edition Page 78. Option A. Two inductive coils are placed in close proximity with each other at 90 degrees. Correct Answer is. 0.Question Number. Option B. Option B. ferromagnetic materials. Option C. The number of flux linkages is. Question Number. 11. Option A. Explanation Aircraft Electricity and Electronics.edu/orgs/irm/hg2m/hg2m_b/hg2m_b. 459mH. 28. paramagnetic materials. Ferromagnetic material. Explanation NIL. Correct Answer is. Coupling factor reduces as angular difference increases to. Correct Answer is.

10mH.001/0. 3. Correct Answer is. 0. what is the current after 3 seconds?. Option A. 100microH. 5.86mH. Option C.000.001 and the coil is 0. Option C.1m. Question Number. Option B. Explanation Total inductance = 0. Option B. 4. If the core has a permeability of 0. 4.9 * root * 10 * 500 = 63.26A. 2. 100% charge = 2A.01 = 10 mH. 63mH. What is the total inductance?.5mH.Option B.63A.001m2. 1. 1.000 turns of wire and a cross sectional area of 0. 35mH. 5 mH and 20 mH are connected in parallel.26A. Correct Answer is. Option A. Three inductors 10 mH. Explanation 0.1 = 0. Question Number. .26A. Without knowing the coupling factor the total inductance cannot be found. An inductor has 1. 100mH.000001*1000*0. 2. What is the value of the inductor?.2%) = 1. If the current reaches a maximum through an inductor of 2A in 15 seconds. Explanation In parallel. Explanation 1 time constant = 15/5 = 3s. Question Number. 1A. Option C. Option C. Option A. Correct Answer is. 63mH. Correct Answer is. Option B.86mH. 10mH. so 1 time constant (63. the total inductance is lower than the lowest single inductance.

Correct Answer is. 8. Option C. stay the same. Correct Answer is. double. Option B. Option A. If the rate of change of current is halved. Correct Answer is. Option C. Question Number. L/R. equal to the sum of the individual inductance. Option A. Question Number. Option A. Option C. To increase the core permeability. 9.e. Explanation NIL. The time constant of an inductor is. To reduce the core reluctance. When more than two inductors of different inductance are connected in parallel in a circuit. Why are the iron cores of most induction coils laminated?. L/R. LR. . halve. the total inductance is. Option C. less than the inductance of the lowest rated inductor. Option A. 7. L2 /R. Explanation NIL. To reduce the effects of eddy currents. Option B. equal to the inductance of the highest rated inductor. 6. To reduce the effects of eddy currents. Rate of change of current (i.Question Number. Question Number. Option B. stay the same. Explanation Get the formula for mutual inductance. mutual inductance will. Option B. frequency) is not in it.

Option C. An AC inductive circuit has an inductance 0f 10 mH and a frequency input of 1000Hz. Explanation Inductive reactance is 2pi * f * L = 6. 70. Correct Answer is. increase the EMF induced into B. Explanation NIL. .e. 63 ohms. Correct Answer is.7% of maximum value. Question Number.28 * 1000 * 10/1000 = 62. Option A.Correct Answer is. 10. 63 ohms. 63. Question Number. Option A. 63. increase the EMF induced into A. Option A. Option C. Explanation Adding inductors in parallel is the same formula as resistors in parallel (i.2% of maximum value. Option B. 63. Rotating coil B through 90° will. 630 ohms. 63. Question Number. The time constant in an inductive circuit is the time required for the current to reach. Option B.7% of maximum value. adding an inductor actually decreases the inductance). less than the inductance of the lowest rated inductor. 12.000 ohms.2% of maximum value. Option B. 11. The opposition to current flow is approximately.8 ohms.

Option B. Question Number. 40 ms. aids the EMF producing it. The time constant is. An induced current in a coil. Option B. Correct Answer is.000. 15. can be multiple times bigger than forward EMF. When switching off the supply.Option C. never exceeds forward EMF. 13. is equal to forward EMF. Option C. An inductor of resistance 5 kΩ and inductance 2mH is connected to a DC circuit. Explanation Coupling factor is maximum when the coils are parallel. 14. 400 ns. Option C. decrease the EMF induced into B. does not affect the EMF producing it. Option B. Explanation Time constant = L/R = 2mH/5000 = 0. the back EMF in a collapsing field in an inductor. 10 seconds. Option A. Question Number. Correct Answer is. Question Number. Correct Answer is. Option A. Option C. decrease the EMF induced into B. 400 ns. can be multiple times bigger than forward EMF. Option A. It is zero if they are at 90° to each other.000. . Explanation The size of the back-emf depends upon how fast the magnetic field is collapsing. opposes the EMF producing it. That is how your car ignition turns 12V into several thousand volts.4 seconds = 400 ns.

increases. Option B. Correct Answer is. Option B. Correct Answer is. Question Number. Option A. Question Number. DC Motor/Generator Theory . Explanation NIL. if one of the coils is rotated 90 degrees slowly away from the other the mutual inductance. 1 Henry. Question Number. Explanation The induced current in a coil (inductor) opposes the current which produces it. opposes the EMF producing it. 1 Ampere per metre. 17. it will no longer accept lines of flux. 16. Two inductor coils in very close proximity. Option C. . 18. 12. the current through it is zero. decreases.Correct Answer is. 1 Henry. 1 Volt is produced when a current of 1 Amp per second is varied in a coil'. Explanation Lens' Law BEMF = -L dI/dt Aircraft Electrical Systems Pallet's 3rd Edition Appendix 1 page 195. Explanation Coupling factor (mutual inductance) decreases to zero at 90 degrees. the current is at a maximum. 1 Coulomb per second. it will no longer accept lines of flux. This is a definition of. Correct Answer is. remains the same. Option A. An inductor is said to be saturated when. Option C. Option C. Option B. decreases. Option A.

Question Number. 1. In a DC motor, the stator's magnetic field, due to armature reaction, moves. Option A. in the same direction of rotation of the armature. Option B. in the opposite direction of rotation of the armature. Option C. into alignment with the GNA. Correct Answer is. in the opposite direction of rotation of the armature. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 2. A small air gap between magnetic poles results. Option A. in a weaker field than a large air gap, for the same magnetising force. Option B. in a stronger field than a large air gap, for the same magnetising force. Option C. in the same field as a large air gap, for the same magnetising force. Correct Answer is. in the same field as a large air gap, for the same magnetising force. Explanation. Magnetic field (number of flux lines) is the same regardless of distance between poles. However, the field density (flux density) will increase with a smaller air gap. Question Number. 3. The electromagnetic brake coil in an actuator would be energised. Option A. only at the instant of starting and stopping. Option B. all the time in flight. Option C. only when the actuator is running. Correct Answer is. only when the actuator is running. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 4. In a shunt wound direct current motor with a constant voltage field supply, the torque developed by the motor is. Option A. independent of load. Option B. directly proportional to armature current.

Option C. inversely proportional to the armature current. Correct Answer is. directly proportional to armature current. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 5. Decreasing the field current in a shunt motor will. Option A. decrease speed and increase torque. Option B. increase speed and increase torque. Option C. increase speed and decrease torque. Correct Answer is. increase speed and increase torque. Explanation. Decreasing the field current in a shunt motor will reduce the back emf in the armature so the armature current will increase giving a rise in torque and the RPM will increase as a consequence. Question Number. 6. To calculate generator output you need to know the. Option A. armature speed and number of series conductors. Option B. armature speed and field strength. Option C. armature speed and number of parallel conductors. Correct Answer is. armature speed and field strength. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 7. In a shunt motor, if you reverse both field current and the armature current, the motor will. Option A. stop. Option B. change direction. Option C. continue to run in the same direction. Correct Answer is. continue to run in the same direction. Explanation. Prove it with Fleming's left hand rule. Question Number. 8. A starter generator has a.

Option A. low resistance series field and a low resistance shunt field. Option B. low resistance series field and a high resistance shunt field. Option C. high resistance series field and a low resistance shunt field. Correct Answer is. low resistance series field and a high resistance shunt field. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 9. If the brake coil on an actuator motor goes open circuit, the actuator will. Option A. run slower. Option B. stop. Option C. over-ride its mechanical stops. Correct Answer is. stop. Explanation. The brake coil is wired in series with the actuator motor coil. It withdraws a spring loaded lock to release the actuator when current is applied. Question Number. 10. The diagram shows a 200 V long shunt generator. What is the voltage dropped across the series resistor?. Option A. 0.12 V. Option B. 0.2 V. Option C. 200 V. Correct Answer is. 0.12 V. Explanation. Don't let the field configuration confuse you. The 0.04 and 100 ohm resistors are part of the generator and can be ignored. Just consider the 0.06 ohm (the series resistor) and the load resistor. Calculate current (about 2A) then calculate voltage across 0.06 ohm resistor. Question Number. 11. Option A. unchanged. Option B. doubled. Option C. halved. If a generator speed is halved and the field strength is doubled, the voltage output will be.

Correct Answer is. Explanation. NIL.

unchanged.

Question Number. 12. How can the direction of rotation of a DC electric motor be changed?. Option A. reverse the electrical connections to either the field or armature windings. Option B. rotate the positive brush one commutator segment. Option C. interchange the wires which connect the motor to the external power source. Correct Answer is. reverse the electrical connections to either the field or armature windings. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 13. The only practical method of maintaining a constant voltage output from an aircraft generator under varying conditions of speed and load is to vary the. Option A. speed at which the armature rotates. Option B. strength of the magnetic field. Option C. number of conductors in the armature. Correct Answer is. strength of the magnetic field. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 14. Electric motors are often classified according to the method of connecting the field coils and armature. Aircraft engine starter motors are generally of which type?. Option A. Compound. Option B. Shunt (parallel). Option C. Series. Correct Answer is. Series. Explanation. Series motors have the highest starting torque. Question Number. 15. If a heavy mechanical load is removed from a series motor.

remain open and closes at end travel only. If the correct supply were connected to a DC shunt motor which had lost its residual magnetism it would. . Question Number. Correct Answer is.Aircraft Electrical Systems. 18. Its a motor. an out-of-round commutator. Option B. Option A. not a generator!. remain closed and opens at end travel only. Correct Answer is. remain closed and opens at end travel only. Correct Answer is. Question Number. Option A. a broken field lead. fail to run. The purpose of an end-travel microswitch in a linear actuator is to. Option A. Explanation. run in the reverse direction. run normally. a shorted armature. the speed will increase and the armature current will decrease. Option B. Option C. a shorted armature. Option C. the speed will decrease and the armature current will decrease. Option C. Option B. Option C. the speed will increase and the armature current will decrease. Correct Answer is. Explanation. One purpose of a growler test is to determine the presence of:. Speed increases and increases the back emf which decreases the armature current. Option B. 16. NIL. Explanation. 17. Explanation. run normally. the speed will increase and the armature current will increase. remain open during normal operation and only close if the actuator overruns its stops. Question Number.Option A. See Pallett . pg 140.

quadruple. If a generator sparks. Option C. stay the same. Explanation. Correct Answer is. . embedded within the field coils. 20. pg 141. Question Number. Explanation. Explanation. Question Number. If the field strength of a generator is doubled. magnetic flux deflecting the EMF. quadruple. split field series wound type. embedded within the field coils. Option A. See Pallett . Explanation. the brush springs are loose. 19. Option B. compound wound type. Option B. Option C. Correct Answer is. Option A. the output EMF will. Correct Answer is. 21. double. Option A. Correct Answer is. Option B. Option B. connected to the brush gear. split field series wound type. Option A. the brushes have been placed around the magnetic coil. NIL. split field shunt wound type. Question Number. Option C. In a DC motor the pole pairs are. Option C. a possible reason is.Aircraft Electrical Systems. 22. part of the armature. Linear actuators used in aircraft are of. the brush springs are loose. and the speed is doubled.Question Number. NIL. NIL.

so more charge (coulombs) will be used but not at a faster or slower 'rate'. 24. only as the actuator commences movement.Question Number. Option A. So doubling running time will not change the power. On a linear actuator. few turns of thick wire. Option C. 628. A series wound DC motor. Option B. Correct Answer is. double the joules used. Option A. the actuator is not running. double the watts used. double the joules used. 100 horsepower. Option C. few turns of thick wire. Explanation. Explanation. Correct Answer is. . the actuator is running.4 watts. Doubling the running time of an electrical machine would. the field has. Option A. 25. NIL. Explanation. An electric motor produces a force of 5 N at a distance of 0. Current is the rate of charge flow . Option B. Option C. Question Number. Option B. few turns of thin wire. Question Number. Option A. Question Number. 26. The motors output is. the field cutoff coil will be energized when.2m from the centre of rotation and rotates at a speed of 100 revs/sec. Field cutoff coil is believed to be the brake coil. double the current used. 23. Power (watts) is the rate of using energy (Joules). the actuator is running. Option B. many turns of thin wire. Correct Answer is.

Option C. Option B. remain constant and the amperage output will decrease. series wound. Correct Answer is. 27. Correct Answer is. 314. Question Number. 628. Question Number. decrease and the amperage output will increase. shunt wound. Option B. Explanation. Correct Answer is. Explanation. Generator brushes are normally made of. Option A. carbon. Starter motors are usually. Explanation. As the generator load is increased (within its rated capacity). Torque = force * radius. steel. remain constant and the amperage output will increase.4 watts. NIL. Option A. Option A. 28. 29. compound wound.2 watts. carbon. Explanation. Question Number. varying the current of the output. The voltage output of a generator is controlled by. Power in a motor = torque * 2pi * revs/sec. Option C. . Question Number. Series wound motors have the greatest starting torque. Option C. Current will increase as the load resistance drops. Option B. brass. The voltage regulator keeps the generator voltage output the same. remain constant and the amperage output will increase.Option C. series wound. Correct Answer is. the voltage will. Option A. 30.

The current flowing in the armature of a DC motor is equal to. . varying the resistance of the output. Correct Answer is. Question Number. Question Number. (applied volts-generated volts) * armature resistance. Reduce field strength. Armature reaction is partially responsible for arcing at the brushes. Option C. NIL. Which of the following is not one of the purposes of interpoles in a generator?. The purpose of interpoles is to overcome (in fact 'prevent') armature reaction. Option C. NOT' one of the purposes. 33. Overcome armature reaction. Correct Answer is. varying the current of the field. Option C. Explanation.back emf (generated voltage). NIL. Option A. A commutator. Option B. applied volts + generated volts / armature resistance. Reduce arcing at the brushes. (applied volts-generated volts) / armature resistance. which has been induced into the loops of the rotating armature of a DC generator into direct current as it leaves the generator?. An inverter. 32. Voltage in the armature is the applied voltage . Option A.Option B. Correct Answer is. varying the current of the field. Explanation. (applied volts-generated volts) / armature resistance. What device is used to convert alternating current. A commutator. Option B. Option B. A rectifier. Question Number. Explanation. Option A. Reduce field strength. Explanation. Correct Answer is. Ohms law I = V/R. Option C. 31.

Correct Answer is. increase as the engine speed increases. Explanation. a second series field is fitted. Explanation. a second series field is fitted. NIL. remain relatively constant over the starting speed range. the magnetic flux is restored by moving the MNA towards the GNA. 35. How are generators rated?. Question Number. To reverse the direction of a series motor. Question Number. Explanation. Option C. Option B. Question Number. 36. Due to armature reaction in a DC motor. 34. . Option A. decrease as the engine speed increases. The current consumed by a DC starter motor will. Impedance at rated voltage. decrease as the engine speed increases. NIL. Option B. Option A. Correct Answer is. the trailing pole tips are magnetically weakened. Amperes at rated voltage. Watts at rated voltage. Option A. Option C. NIL. Correct Answer is. Option C. Watts at rated voltage. the leading pole tips are magnetically weakened. 37. NIL. Option B. Correct Answer is. Option B. the trailing pole tips are magnetically weakened. Option A. Option C. Explanation. the direction of the current through the field and the armature is reversed.Question Number. the direction of the current through the field is reversed.

Explanation. Explanation. Question Number. Specifically series motors. in series with the armature. The same as the next main pole ahead in the direction of rotation. . Option A. Option C. In a motor. Option B. High starting torque. What is the principal advantage of the series-wound DC motor?. Option B. 40. motor can be operated in either direction. Option A. NIL. The interpole must pull back the magnetic field. Interpole windings fitted to DC series wound generators are. Explanation. 39. motor can be operated in either direction. Option A. Option B. Option C. Correct Answer is. The same as the next main pole behind in the direction of rotation. Option B. 41. What polarity do interpoles take in a DC motor?. Option A. provided they lay on the MNA. in series with the field. Some electric motors have two sets of field winding wound in opposite directions so that the. Option C. power output of the motor can be more closely controlled. 38. Question Number. Correct Answer is. Suitable for constant speed use. High starting torque. Option C. Correct Answer is. speed of the motor can be more closely controlled. Low starting torque. Either. the magnetic field deflects in the opposite direction to the armature. Question Number. The same as the next main pole behind in the direction of rotation.Question Number. in parallel with the armature.

high starting torque. Option B. Interpole windings are always in series with the armature. the same as the next main pole ahead in the direction of rotation. The interpoles must drag back the field. Explanation. so they carry the same current as the armature. low starting torque. interpoles. The method most often used in overcoming the effect of armature reaction is through the use of. Option A. 42. Question Number. drum-wound armatures in combination with a negatively connected series field. providing they lay on M.Correct Answer is. the field is deflected in the same direction as the armature rotates. the same high current flows in it. Option A. Option B. Option C. the same as the next main pole behind in the direction of rotation. shaded poles. . Option C. Explanation. NIL. At low speed (i. Question Number. On a generator. Question Number. high starting torque. interpoles. Explanation. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. the same as the next main pole behind in the direction of rotation. speed slightly higher when unloaded. 44. Explanation. Option A. Option B. The starting current of a series-wound DC motor. What polarity do interpoles take in a DC generator?. resulting in a very high torque.A. Since the field is in series with the armature.N. either. in series with the armature. in passing through both the field and armature windings produces a.e starting) there is a very high current in the armature (due to no back-emf). Option C. 43. Correct Answer is.

Flash the fields. 46. in series with the field. Question Number.1 ohm. Option B. Correct Answer is. Flash the fields. Option C. Option A. Question Number. An apparent anomaly. Explanation. Reseat the brushes. thus reducing the current flow through the armature. the counter emf decreases proportionally. Option C. A 200 volt motor is taking 10 amperes armature current. Option C. Explanation. the applied emf increases proportionally. Increasing the field resistance decreases the field strength which reduces the back-emf in the armature. in series with the field. Option A. 199 volts.Question Number. Question Number. Correct Answer is. in series with the armature. The BackEMF under these conditions will be. Option B. Option C. in parallel with the field. A high surge of current is required when a DC electric motor is first started. To increase the speed of a shunt motor a resistance is placed. 201 volts. Option B. Explanation. Correct Answer is. the armature resistance is 0. 47. Energize the armature. 199 volts. Armature current therefore increases and its speed increases. As the speed of the motor increase. Option B. 45. . What is a method used for restoring generator field residual magnetism?. Option A. the counter emf builds up and opposes the applied emf. NIL. 1 volt. 48. Option A. NIL.

Question Number. NIL. the voltage regulator controls the start sequence during engine starting. Option A. thus reducing the current flow through the armature. Option C. ram air. but decreasing the field strength of a shunt motor will decrease the back emf of the armature and hence increase the current through the armature. NIL. reduce. Correct Answer is. oil cooling radiators around the main body. Question Number. not change.generator system. Option B. the series coil is open circuit during the engine start sequence. Option C. NIL. This in turn increases the armature speed. 51. Option B. Correct Answer is. the motor speed will. This may seem strange. Explanation. Explanation. 49.Correct Answer is. If a motor is spinning at 50 cycles per second. increase. Explanation. fuel cooling radiators. Option A. ram air. the counter emf builds up and opposes the applied emf. Explanation. Correct Answer is. 50. the voltage regulator is connected to the shunt field after the start cycle is completed. If the field current to a shunt wound DC motor is decreased when operating at a constant load. Option A. Aircraft generators are cooled by. Question Number. the voltage regulator is connected to the shunt field after the start cycle is completed. Option B. Option C. 52. how long is 1 cycle of the output?. increase. Question Number. On a combined DC starter . .

the rotation of the MNA. is opposite to the rotation of the armature. Time period = 1/frequency. Explanation. is slightly less speed than the rotation of the armature. 0. 4. To give DC it must be connected to. Explanation. Option B. Option C. Option A. 53. Option C. Question Number. In a wave wound generator with 4 poles. 0. A wire is rotated through a magnetic field. Correct Answer is. Option C. Correct Answer is. 55. a commutator. Explanation. a commutator. what would be the minimum number of brushes?. Option B. is opposite to the rotation of the armature. Option A. a rectifier. 0.Option A. is the same as the rotation of the armature. A commutator turns AC to DC in a generator. 2. Correct Answer is. 50 seconds. Option A. Option B. Question Number.called armature reaction. In a an DC motor.02 seconds. NIL. The field in a motor reacts to the armature current by 'distorting' in the opposite direction to the armature . Correct Answer is.83 seconds. 54. Explanation. 8. Option C. 2. . Question Number. Option B.02 seconds. slip rings.

and then the current reduces. from MNA to GNA. Option A. Interpoles in a DC generator are connected. Option C. Correct Answer is. Question Number. NIL. Explanation. Question Number. in parallel with the armature. NIL. Option B. in series with the armature. The MNA leads the GNS in a generator. in the direction of armature rotation towards the MNA. This is due to. Option C. NIL. it would rotate in the same direction. Option B. The brushes should be put on the MNA. 56. the back EMF. it would fail to run.Question Number. the resistance of the field and armature in parallel. the effect of armature reaction may be reduced by moving the brush gear. in the direction of armature rotation towards the MNA. 58. Option A. Option C. . Option B. in series with the field. Option B. Question Number. In a DC generator. Correct Answer is. A series motor draws a high current on start. Correct Answer is. Explanation. Option A. the resistance of the field and the armature in series. the back EMF. 59. 57. If the supply to a DC shunt motor was reversed. it would rotate in the same direction. Option A. Explanation. against the direction of armature rotation towards the MNA. Correct Answer is. Option C. Explanation. in series with the armature. it would rotate in the opposite direction.

Explanation. Option C. Question Number. MNA to move in the direction of rotation. A 6 pole wave-wound generator has. GNA to move in the direction of rotation. Explanation. Option B. In a DC motor. Option B. Option A. Correct Answer is. commutating coils. back-EMF rises if the motor. Option A. Option C. Option B. Option C. 62. NIL. MNA to move in the opposite direction of rotation. 2 brushes. 6 brushes. Correct Answer is. Armature reaction in a DC generator causes. speed rises. Explanation. 63. 61. Correct Answer is. Option C. A wave-wound generator needs only 2 brushes regardless of the number of poles. Option A. speed falls. compensating windings. 2 brushes. Question Number. . speed faload rises. The windings embedded in the pole faces of a DC generator are. but some may have more for increased efficiency. NIL. interpoles. 60. 3 brushes. Option A.Question Number. Question Number. Option B. MNA to move in the direction of rotation. compensating windings.

The number of brushes required are. 64. Option B. B-EMF is due to generator action in the motor. Option A. less than the applied EMF. interpoles. Lap wound generators require 1 pair of brushes for each pair of poles. Explanation. Correct Answer is. The length of the conductor in the field is 2 m and the current flowing through the conductor is 5 amps. 67. The force on the conductor is. Question Number. 6.Correct Answer is. Question Number. Question Number. Option A. 2. auxiliary windings. 6 poles is 3 pairs. Reactive sparking is reduced by. 65. interpoles. 66. . Explanation.5T. Option B. A DC generator armature has 6 poles and is lap wound. Correct Answer is. The flux density of a magnetic field is 1. The back-EMF in a DC motor is. compensating windings. Option C. Question Number. Explanation. Explanation. Correct Answer is. Interpoles 'reduce' armature reaction (which causes reactive sparking). equal to the applied EMF. 6. Option C. Option C. 3. Compensating windings 'prevent' armature reaction. less than the applied EMF. NIL. greater than the applied EMF. Option B. Option A. speed rises.

In a motor.Option A. Option C. Explanation. Question Number. 26 V. 3. Total V = I * R = 1 * 2 = 2V. to the GNA. against the direction of rotation. NIL. 68. Option A. Option B. The Back-EMF is. Correct Answer is. Option B. 69.6 Newtons. Explanation. against the direction of rotation. 0.5 * 5 * 2 = 15N. .75 Newtons. The diagram shown is a. So 26V B-EMF must be generated by the generator action. 15 Newtons. armature reaction causes the MNA to move. Correct Answer is. A DC shunt motor has 28 volts applied. F = BIl = 1. 15 Newtons. Option C. Question Number. in the direction of rotation. Explanation. Option A. 27 V. The current taken from the armature of 2 ohms resistance is 1 amp. Correct Answer is. 26 V. 70. Option C. Question Number. 30 V. Option B.

The stabilizing winding picks up a 'rate of change' from the output of an AC brushless generator and damps out voltage overshoot and prevents system oscillation. a stabilizing winding is used. .Option A. The pickup is an induction coil wound around the output so is NOT wired in series. Correct Answer is. 72. long shunt compound wound machine. Explanation. Explanation. See CAIP EEL/1-2. NIL. to prevent voltage overshoot. Option A. Correct Answer is. long shunt compound wound machine. Option C. In a generator system. in series with the field to prevent oscillations. to prevent voltage overshoot. Question Number. Question Number. Option B. What part of a DC motor would you find the poles?. 71. to control output current. short shunt compound wound machine. Option B. shunt wound machine. Option C.

for the same power output there is a weight reduction and the starter drive remains engaged. Explanation. . The resistor would be. Explanation. Option A. The main advantage of a starter-generator over conventional units is. Option A. shunt wound motor sometimes uses a volts dropping resistor. Explanation.C. the use of a ripple filter. Question Number. a resistor in series with the armature. stator. Question Number. 74. for the same power output there is a weight reduction and the drive is constantly engaged. Commutator ripple can be reduced by. Option C. brushes. in series with the supply. Option C. OR for the same power output there is a weight reduction and the drive is constantly engaged. An A. 75. for the same power output there is a weight reduction and the starter drive remains engaged. increasing generator frequency. Correct Answer is. Option B.which is the stator on a DC motor. Option B. rotor. in series with the supply. The poles are a part of the field . Must be referring to a universal motor (AC shunt wound?) The volts dropping resistor is placed in series with the supply. Option C. Correct Answer is. the use of a ripple filter. in series with the field. it can produce a greater power output. 73. stator. NIL. in series with the armature.Option A. Option A. Option B. Question Number. Correct Answer is. Option B. Correct Answer is. Option C.

Option C. In a DC motor the interpoles are part of the. producing a magnetic field in the armature. Option A. 78. Correct Answer is. field. Correct Answer is. Explanation. Option B. Interpoles are a part of the Field. rotor assembly. Option B. the MMF opposing rotation. Explanation. field. Question Number. Question Number. Armature reaction is. if the field resistance is increased what happens to the back EMF?. Option C.Explanation. 77. has high starting torque. Option A. is constant speed. reactive sparking. A shunt motor. the MMF opposing rotation. Question Number. Option C. but starting torque is small. 79. Option A. which opposes the main field and causes it to distort (in direction of motion of the armature). is constant speed. 76. Correct Answer is. stator assembly. due to dirty or worn commutator. Question Number. The MMF is the ampere-turns of the armature. Option B. . Explanation. gives constant torque with variations in speed. Rotor and Stator are terms for AC motors. A ripple filter is made of a capacitor in parallel with the generator output and an inductor in series with the generator output. DC Shunt motors are 'constant speed' motors. In a DC shunt motor.

increase speed. Besides.Option A. Option B. Option B. pulsed DC. Option C. Option C. Generator voltage is. dependant on speed of rotation. 82. Option A. 81. 'Independent' and 'not dependant' mean the same thing. To increase the voltage output of a generator you can. The back EMF decreases with an increase in the field resistance. Correct Answer is. The armature current would increase and the motor speed would increase. The output from a generator to a commutator is. Question Number. not dependant on speed of rotation. Explanation. . the more voltage it produces. Option A. DC. Output of all generators (before the commutator) is AC. dependant on speed of rotation. increases. increase speed. Explanation. Explanation. The faster the generator turns. independent of speed of rotation. AC. Option A. Option B. decreases. inducing a greater voltage. Correct Answer is. Question Number. Correct Answer is. Increasing the speed makes the armature cut the magnetic field faster. decreases. decrease speed. Option B. 80. Explanation. Option C. remains the same. AC. Correct Answer is. Question Number. It is not speed dependant. Option C.

What is the main disadvantage of a starter generator?. Option B. series. Correct Answer is. 83.Question Number. a magnetic force. Option C. Option A. Question Number. Back EMF is greatest when motor is at high speed. Correct Answer is. . The type of motor used in a linear actuator is. Question Number. Option B. parallel (shunt wound). Heavier than like for like. an electromagnetic force. When a conductor carrying a current and placed in a magnetic field it experiences. an electrostatic force. at operating speed. Back-EMF is the greatest when a motor is. starter-generator is still in motor configuration. 84. Explanation. Option A. At low RPM. series. an electromagnetic force. Option C. Can only be used on piston engines. 86. at operating speed. compound. Explanation. just starting to rotate. Option C. Question Number. Correct Answer is. Option B. Option A. The force is generated by interaction of two magnetic fields. under heavy load. Explanation. Will not supply output at low rpm. Correct Answer is. Option A. 85. Will not supply output at low rpm. Option B. Option C.

6. Aircraft Electrical Systems Pallett Page 140. Correct Answer is. Option B. . armature circuit resistance increase. Option C. Option C. Option A. the load. How many brushes are used in an 8 pole wave wound machine. Explanation. Option B. 90. Any wave wound DC generator usually has only 1 pair of brushes. 8. quadruple. Correct Answer is. quadruple. NIL. In the shunt generator the field is supplied by. Question Number. Question Number. 87. Option C. Option B. 88. a separate supply. Option A. field circuit resistance decrease. 2. Option A. Correct Answer is. halve. 2. Increasing the speed of an aircraft generator results in an automatic. Question Number. Question Number. Option B. Voltage = Blv.Explanation. Explanation. If the speed of a coil in a magnetic field is doubled and the field strength is doubled the output will. the armature. 89. Option A. stay the same. the armature. Double B (field strength) and double v (velocity) and Voltage will quadruple. Explanation.

field circuit resistance increase. Series. Explanation. NIL. Option A. the series and shunt fields assist each other. Option C. Question Number. . series with the field. 91. Question Number. Option A. The series wound generator's terminal voltage will. Option B. series with the armature. Option C. Correct Answer is. the series and shunt fields oppose each other. the series and shunt fields assist each other. Option B. parallel with the field. the voltage falls suddenly with an increase in load. Explanation. Explanation.Option C. NIL. Correct Answer is. 94. Shunt. Option C. Explanation. field circuit resistance increase. series with the field. In a cumulative compound wound generator the. 92. Question Number. Which generators are usually used on aircraft?. Option A. Correct Answer is. Option B. Question Number. Compound. Shunt. The shunt wound generator is controlled by a variable resistance in. NIL. when below saturation. Correct Answer is. NIL. 93.

Decrease the speed of the armature and add more series windings. How do you reduce ripple on the output of a DC generator?. Aircraft Electricity and Electronics by Eismin. Option C. . either direction depending on current flow. 95. Increase the commutator segments and connect each to a separate parallel winding. the direction in the direction of armature rotation. 96. Either of the above. Decrease the speed of the armature and add more series windings. Option A. on load. Question Number. NIL. The shunt wound generator is normally started. Correct Answer is. OR Increase the commutator segments and connect each to a separate parallel winding. Explanation. Option A. 97. Option B. Increase the speed of the armature and add more turns. Correct Answer is. off load.Option A. Option C. the direction opposite to the direction of armature rotation. Question Number. decrease with an increase in load. Question Number. Explanation. Armature reaction in a DC motor causes the neutral axis to shift in. Correct Answer is. decrease with an increase in load. Option A. Correct Answer is. Option C. off load. Option C. pg 194. Option B. Option B. Option B. the direction opposite to the direction of armature rotation. Explanation. Chapter 10. decrease with a decrease in rotational speed. This amounts to increasing the separate armature windings which will increase the ripple frequency but decrease their amplitude. increase with an increase in load. Explanation. NIL.

commutating coils. Question Number. Correct Answer is.Aircraft Electricity & Electronics . Option C. Option A. Option A. The windings embedded in the pole faces of a generator are. Explanation. commutator. An indication of good commutation on a DC machine would be. silent operation of the machine. Option C. NIL. Explanation. 99. Prolonged reactive sparking in a DC generator could damage the. armature. Option B. little or no sparking at the commutator. commutator. Option B. interpoles. compensating coils. Explanation. Option A. 100. Option B. Correct Answer is. have an equalising or load sharing loop. If compound DC generators are operated in parallel they must.Aircraft Electricity & Electronics .page 195. Eismin . all use the same voltage. have an equalising or load sharing loop. compensating coils. little or no sparking at the commutator. all rotate at the same speed. high armature currents. Question Number. 101. Option A. Option B. pole pieces. Eismin . Question Number. Option C. Correct Answer is. Option C.page 199. . Correct Answer is. 98.Question Number.

Aircraft Electricity and Electronics Eismin Page 197. 13. Convention requires that in a symmetrical 3 phase system. Correct Answer is. the DC motor will use less current. Explanation. the DC motor will use less current. Option A. reduce hysteresis losses. Question Number. Option B. Explanation. reduce flux losses. proportional to the current in the armature. reduce eddy current losses. the. . Explanation. Correct Answer is. Option A. Option C. 103. Option A. 1. red voltage is taken as the reference phase. One advantage of a DC motor over an AC motor is. Question Number. In a shunt wound direct current motor the torque is. independent of load. Option A. proportional to the current in the armature. 102. Correct Answer is. the direction of rotation of the rotor can be changed. Aircraft Electricity and Electronics Eismin Page 186. Option B. AC Theory. inversely proportional to the current in the armature. a DC motor will use less current. The poles of a DC generator are laminated to. Due to the generated back emf. NIL. reduce hysteresis losses. Option B. Question Number. Option C. Option C.Explanation. Question Number. less voltage is required in DC than AC. 104.

0°. Option C. unity. Option A. 4. NIL.5 amps. Option C. Option C. Option A. red voltage is taken as the reference phase. what is the output across the capacitor?. Option B. Question Number. Correct Answer is. 45°. Correct Answer is. less than unity. Question Number. Correct Answer is.Option B. Option B. Explanation. 0°. Zero. less than unity. Correct Answer is. consuming 50 Watts?. Explanation. Pulsed positive. When power is in Watts. greater than unity. NIL. Option C.there is no apparent power. If you apply this waveform to this circuit. What is the phase difference in a circuit with 100V. Pulsed positive. Option B. drawing 0. Explanation. Pulsed negative. 90°. yellow voltage phase leads the red phase by 120 degrees. 3. it is all true power . 2. red voltage phase leads the blue phase by 120 degrees. Question Number. Option A. . The power factor of a circuit containing an imbalance of inductive and capacitive reactance is.

Correct Answer is. Explanation. With the output taken across the capacitor. Correct Answer is. 5. Rectangular. Option C. What is the peak value?. A sine wave has 5 amps RMS value. Option B. 7. Peak. Option A. Option A. 7. What is the wave shape of the x-axis input of a traversing oscilloscope image?. Question Number. Square. Average. heating effect?. Saw tooth. Root Mean Square. . Correct Answer is. Option B. Option B. Explanation. Option C. Triangular. Option A. NIL.C. Square. Peak = 1. Rectangular. 6. Option B.37 amps. What shape is the waveform when the input pulse and the time base are unequal?. 6. 7. Explanation.Explanation. 10 amps.414 * RMS (also remember that 5 is half of 10). Root Mean Square. Question Number.07 amps. Question Number. 8. Option A.07 amps. What value is the same as the equivalent D. this is a basic integrator .so the output is. Rectangular. Option C. Question Number. Option C. NIL.

63 * peak voltage. When comparing the average values of an AC generator output. maximum impedance.current and voltage must be in phase. A 'series' circuit at resonance has zero impedance. Option B.707 * peak voltage. Option B. Option C. A parallel circuit at resonance has.63 * peak voltage. Question Number. Question Number. to the peak values. Triangular.99 W. average voltage = 0.Correct Answer is. 10. maximum impedance. Correct Answer is. Option A. What power is dissipated?. Question Number. 19. zero impedance. Don't get confused with RMS value. -90° out of phase with the voltage vector. Correct Answer is. minimum impedance.14 V peak drop across it. the current vector is. A 10 ohm resistor has a 14. average voltage = same as the peak voltage. In a purely resistive AC circuit. 9. average voltage = 0. Explanation. Option A. Option A. Explanation. A 'parallel' circuit at resonance has maximum impedance. 11. in phase with the voltage vector. Correct Answer is. Explanation. Purely resistive . 10 W. NIL. . Explanation. +90° out of phase with the voltage vector. average voltage = 0. Option B. Option C. in phase with the voltage vector. Option C. Option A. 12. Question Number. Option B.

0°. it is AC. the phase angle is. Option C. Question Number. Changes direct current into alternating current.Option C. power rating. What does a rectifier do?. 45°. Changes alternating current into direct current. Question Number. Option C. The ratio between apparent power and true power is the. Explanation. Power factor = true power / apparent power. 10 W. Option B. Question Number. 90°. Explanation. Going by the power being quoted in Watts (rather than VA) the circuit is purely resistive and therefore the phase angle is 0 degrees.414 (more than coincidence that 14. Reduces voltage. . Option B. 15. Explanation. NIL. Correct Answer is. 13. Correct Answer is. Always use RMS voltage when calculating power.14 / 1. 1. Since it mentions peak. Changes alternating current into direct current.414 W. 14. Correct Answer is. Option B. Option A. power factor. 0°. Option C. Correct Answer is. Explanation. If a 1 ohm circuit produces a 50 W output. efficiency. Option A. power factor. Option A.414 = 10). Power = V2/ R. RMS voltage = peak voltage / 1.

By watt meter readings multiplied by power factor. Explanation.41 times the maximum instantaneous voltage. 16. AC electrical motors can be reversed while DC motors cannot. Windscreen heating. One advantage of using AC electrical power in aircraft is.Question Number. Option B. 19. Option B. OR the greater ease in stepping the voltage up or down. Which aircraft circuit would be most likely to use frequency wild 200V AC?. Option C. instantaneous values. Option C. By volts multiplied by amps multiplied by power factor. effective values. the greater ease in stepping the voltage up or down. . By volts multiplied by amps multiplied by power factor. Effective values' is another term for RMS because it is the same heating 'effect' as DC. In an AC circuit how is the value of true power calculated?. Question Number. Question Number. By voltmeter readings multiplied by ammeter readings. Frequency wild can only be used on resistive circuits (such as heating and lighting). 18. Option A. Correct Answer is. Option B. AC electrical motors can be reversed while DC motors cannot. effective values. Question Number. Option C. therefore. Windscreen heating. Option A. Unless otherwise specified. less power input is required. maximum values. Option C. NIL. Option A. any values given for current or voltage in an AC circuit are assumed to be. Hydraulic pump. Standby compass. Correct Answer is. Option B. the effective voltage is 1. Correct Answer is. 17. Explanation. Explanation. Option A. Correct Answer is.

second. then use ohms law (I=V/R) to find the total current. It is a tricky calculation to do without a calculator. Question Number. second. DC by means of transformers. Frequency (Hz) is the number of cycles per.Explanation. Question Number. resistance. NIL. AC by means of transformers. 25. Option C. Explanation. 1 ampere. so round the total resistance up (to 1 ohms) then choose the nearest answer for I. 25. . Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. Option C. Option C. 21. Explanation. DC by means of inverters. Question Number. minute. How many amperes will a 28-volt generator be required to supply to a circuit containing five lamps in parallel.23 amperes. The frequency of a power wave in an AC resistance circuit is. AC by means of transformers. three of which have a resistance of 6 ohms each and two of which have a resistance of 5 ohms each?. One of the chief advantages of alternating current is that it can be transmitted at a high voltage with a low power loss. NIL. Option A. Option B. 1. 23. Option A. Explanation. revolution. Option B. Option B. NIL. Question Number.11 amperes. Option A. 20. 22. the voltage can then be changed to any desired value of.23 amperes. Correct Answer is.

half the frequency for voltage and current. Rectangular wave. Option B. less than the maximum instantaneous voltage. twice the frequency for voltage and current. Correct Answer is. . Option C. Explanation. A trapezoidal waveform ALWAYS has unequal (vertical) sides. equal to the maximum instantaneous voltage. Trapezoidal wave. average value. The value of an AC sine wave that will give an equivalent heating effect in a DC resistor is the. Option C. twice the frequency for voltage and current. greater than the maximum instantaneous voltage. a sawtooth wave could also be considered to have unequal length sides (but does not necessarily have). Question Number.Option A. RMS value. Option A. Explanation. Look at a diagram of a power wave. Option A. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. Option B. In an AC circuit. the effective voltage is. Question Number. Effective voltage is another term for RMS voltage. 24. Option C. RMS value. Which wave form is stepped positive and negative with unequal length sides?. Correct Answer is. Explanation. Explanation. Saw tooth wave. Option B. peak value. the same as the frequency for voltage and current. However. Option A. Question Number. 26. less than the maximum instantaneous voltage. Option B. due to it being equal to the DC heating effect. 25. Option C. Trapezoidal wave. NIL.

a saw tooth wave. Option B.414. A to B / B to C. Option C. An integrated step input at unequal time base produces. Integrating a step input produces a 'ramp' or sawtooth waveform. For a sine wave it is 1. Peak factor (sometimes called 'crest factor') is calculated by peak value/RMS value.707. Question Number. Option C. a square wave. Explanation. Explanation. A to D / D to E. 27. 1. a saw tooth wave. Option B. Option A. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. Option C. 1.11. 0.414.Question Number. Option A. 1. . The mark-to-space ratio of the waveform shown is. 29.414. Mark-to-space is the ratio of the duration of the square wave's positive amplitude (represented by a mark) to its negative amplitude (represented by a space). 28. Question Number. a sine wave. Option B. The peak factor for a sine wave is. Option A. A to D / D to E. Explanation. D to E / D to C.

Question Number.07 * 1. Option C. Explanation.707. 33. Option C. Apparent power = volts * amps. PF * volts * amps. Peak = RMS * 1. 1.0 volts.63 (for a sine wave). Form Factor for a sine wave AC output is. 141. Explanation. 20.0 volts. Correct Answer is. True power = PF * Apparent power.Question Number. Option A. Correct Answer is. Average value of a sine wave is 0. Option C. The true power in an AC circuit is given by.7 volts.7 volts.414. 32.1. 63. volts * amps. Option C. Option B. 0.0 volts. 20. A sine wave of RMS value 7. 31. Option A.707 / 0.4 volts.1. voltmeter reading * PF. 70. Explanation. Explanation. Question Number. Option B. Option B. Question Number.414 = 10V Peak-to-peak = 2 * peak = 20V. Option A.07 volts has a peak to peak value of. 1.414 7. Correct Answer is. The average value of 100 volts peak AC is. . 0. 63.7 volts. PF * volts * amps. Option B. 30. 10.637 * peak. 1. Correct Answer is.707 volts. Form Factor = RMS / Average = 0. Option A.

Explanation.4 volts. equal to the input pulse. Correct Answer is. Question Number. Option B. A differentiator has a time constant which is. tangent of the phase angle. 141. Explanation. The power factor of an AC circuit is the.4 volts. RMS = 0. sine of the phase angle. Option B. Option C. The Form Factor of an AC waveform can be found by. Option B.Question Number. Option A. 36. The RMS value of 200 volts peak to peak is. RMS value divided by the average value. Correct Answer is. Option C. average value divided by the RMS value. short. 34. Option C. RMS value divided by the average value. Option A. 127. . 35. average value times the RMS value. long. Option A. cosine of the phase angle. Question Number. Option C. short. cosine of the phase angle. Correct Answer is.707 * peak. Form Factor = RMS / Average.4 volts. Question Number. Peak is 1/2 of peak-to-peak. Option A. 70. NIL. Option B. 141. Correct Answer is. 37. Explanation.7 volts.

7. 6. nothing on the straight bit of the square wave. Option C. NIL. 14.414 * 5 = 7. Only a very short time constant can do this. Square. What sort of wave would be used in a CR oscilloscope to control sweep?. Option A.414 * RMS = 1. So for a square wave input. increased resistance.37 V. 39. If an AC sine wave has an RMS value of 5V its peak value is. Option A.07 V. Question Number. Peak value = 1. the effect is. Correct Answer is. V * I * cosØ. Apparent power in an AC circuit is found by. A sawtooth wave is used in an oscilloscope to control sweep. Option C. If the frequency is increased in an AC circuit of pure resistance. Question Number. 40. Correct Answer is.07 V. Option B. then a negative pulse as the input drops back to zero. Sawtooth. nothing. nothing. it needs to give a pulse on the step up. Question Number.Explanation. 41. Explanation.14 V. Sine wave. Option B. Option C. Option B. Option A. 7. Correct Answer is. Question Number. Explanation. . Sawtooth.07 V. Option A. decreased resistance. 38. Explanation. A differentiator provides a voltage proportional to the rate of change of the input.

Explanation. Correct Answer is. Option A. ohms. Option A. f = 1/T = 1/0. kilovolt-amperes. Apparent power = amps * volts. ohms. . Correct Answer is. 2Khz. The impedance of an AC circuit is measured in. Option B. V * I * sinØ. V * I. Option A. Explanation. 44. Watch that prefix 'milli'.Option B. Phase angle is. Correct Answer is. Impedance is 'resistance to electron flow' in an AC circuit and is measured in Ohms. A sine wave has a periodic time of 0. Question Number. Phase angle is the difference in degrees of rotation between 2 alternating voltages or currents or a voltage and a current. Correct Answer is. 2Khz. Explanation.5 milliseconds. Question Number. Explanation. the difference in degrees of rotation between 2 alternating voltages or currents or a voltage and a current. Option C. Option B. Frequency is 1/time period. the difference in degrees between the positive and negative parts of an AC sine wave. amperes. 43. the difference in degrees of rotation between 2 alternating voltages or currents or a voltage and a current. Question Number. Option B. Option C.0005 = 10. 42. 20Khz. V * I. what is its frequency?. Option C. 200 Hz. Option C. the cosine of the peak value of an ac voltage.000/5 = 2000 Hz = 2 kHz.

Option C. True Power = Apparent Power * PF.5 = 287. Option A.5. current is minimum (would be zero if it were not for the resistance in the circuit). cos theta. Option A. 46. 143 W. 48. 45.5. Explanation. At resonance the impedance is minimum (zero apart from the resistance in the circuit) and so current is highest.Question Number. Explanation. Option B. Option A. It is maximum. 300 VA. maximum. tan theta. Question Number. minimum. Explanation. Option A. At resonance in a PARALLEL circuit. What happens to the current in a series resistive resonant circuit?. Explanation. zero. 143 W. It is maximum. . PF = cos 60 = 0. Correct Answer is. Question Number. It is minimum. Option C.5A at 60 degrees. Option C. what is the power dissipated?. sin theta. Correct Answer is. Option B. 47. In a resonant parallel circuit. Option B. Correct Answer is. Power factor is cos of the phase angle (theta). A circuit has 115 V RMS. Apparent Power = 115 * 2. Option C. current is. Question Number. 2. Option B. Correct Answer is. minimum. 79 W. It is zero. cos theta. Power factor is.

in phase. A wave form having equal amplitude and time base is a. Option C. square waveform.414 times max. A sawtooth wave is required to control the electron beam vertical and horizontal scan. Option A. Option B. Option A. square. Explanation. value of applied voltage. square waveform. value of applied voltage. sawtooth. value of applied voltage. Peak Factor (or Crest Factor) = Peak/RMS = 1. 51. 50. Question Number. Option B. Option C.707 time max. Explanation. sawtooth. Correct Answer is. 52. Explanation. 1. The Sine wave signals of a circular time base are. 1. value of applied voltage. Option C. phase separated by 180°. 0. Option B. Correct Answer is.Question Number. 1. Option A. phase separated by 90°. Question Number. . Option A. NIL. Option B. sawtooth. rectangular.414 times max. Correct Answer is.414 for a sinusoidal wave. Correct Answer is. Question Number. 49. The controlling wave in a CRT is. sinusoidal.11 times max. phase separated by 90°. Peak factor in a standard AC circuit is. Option C.

Correct Answer is. What is the power factor in a purely resistive circuit?. Inductive elements may be damaged. Explanation. 14. Capacitive elements may be damaged. Question Number. a short pulse. Less than 1 but greater than zero. Option B. A differentiator has a time constant that will give. a continuous output. In an A. Question Number. Explanation. 1. Option A. Question Number.C circuit containing resistance and . Option B.C circuit. Inductive elements may be damaged. A differentiator turns a ramp signal into a steady state (of level corresponding to the slope of the ramp). Capacitive (C) and Inductive (L) Circuits. There will be no effect. Lower frequency will decrease the reactance of the inductor which will increase its current.Explanation. Correct Answer is. Option B. Explanation. Option A. Question Number. 2. Option A. a short pulse. Option C. Option C. 54. inductance?. Equal to 1. possibly damaging it. Correct Answer is. Greater than 1. The two sine wave time bases (X and Y) for a CRT are displaced by 90° to produce a circle on the screen. Equal to 1. 53. Resistive (R). What is the relationship between the voltage and the current in an A. what happens if frequency is reduced?. Option C. a long pulse. NIL.

Explanation. current leads voltage. Question Number. Current lags voltage by 90°. current = voltage. Explanation.Option A. Power factor relates to. Remember 'CIVIL'. Current lags voltage by up to 90°. Power factor = True Power / Apparent Power. true power and apparent power. . Option C. Correct Answer is. Option A. 4. current leads voltage. current lags voltage. In this circuit. 3. Option C. Correct Answer is. Option A. true power and apparent power. horsepower and Watts. Correct Answer is. Option B. Current leads voltage by up to 90°. Current lags voltage by up to 90°. Explanation. Question Number. Remember 'CIVIL'. Option B. Option C. KW and KVAR. Option B. But lag is not quite 90 degrees because of the resistance in the circuit.

Correct Answer is. Integrator. may damage inductive components. Option C. Remember 'CIVIL'. Correct Answer is. Option A.Question Number. Option B. will have no effect on inductive components. An RC circuit with the output taken across the resistor is a differentiator. resistive. capacitive. the circuit is. may damage inductive components. If current lags voltage by 90°. . Option C. Low pass filter. Question Number. 6. Correct Answer is. will make the circuit operate faster due to the reduced impedance. Option C. Explanation. Option A. Differentiator. inductive. Differentiator. A low frequency supply. Option A. Question Number. inductive. Option B. What does the following circuit represent?. Explanation. Option B. 5. 7.

Lowering the frequency of the current through an inductive component will reduce its reactance and increase the current. Option A. Increases. increased. Correct Answer is. reduce. reactance remains the same. Increasing the capacitor will decrease the capacitive reactance (and therefore the impedance) . Remains the same.just look at the formula for capacitive reactance. In a capacitive circuit. Question Number. L. This will decrease the total reactance in the parallel circuit. 10. the current increases. Option B. Option B. The current increases because the reactance decreases. if the frequency is increased. Question Number. Get the formula for capacitive reactance.Explanation. remain the same. Option C. the current increases. Option A. reduce. 9. . In the circuit shown. Increases. Reduces. then the value of the impedance would. Option B. Option A. Explanation. 8. C circuit. impedance increases. what happens to the total circuit impedance if L is tripled?. Correct Answer is. the value of the capacitor is quadrupled. Option C. In a parallel R. possibly burning out the component. Correct Answer is. Question Number. Explanation. Option C.

Question Number. A circuit has a resistance of 50 ohms and an inductance of 0. Option A.84 ohms. 6. . capacitive. Explanation. capacitance and resistance in an AC circuit.84 ohms. the inductive reactance and the capacitive reactances cancel each other. Question Number. resistive. the inductive and capacitance reactance would be additive with the resistance subtractive. Inductive reactance = 2πfL. Option C.2 Henry.be careful). Since it asks for reactance (not impedance) you can neglect the resistance of 50 ohms. If it is connected to a 200 volt 50 Hz supply the reactance will be. the circuit will be. Option A.42 ohms. inductive. Option B.84 ohms. 62. (But not by three times . the inductive reactance would be in opposition to the capacitive reactance and resistance at 90 degrees. If the inductance of the inductor is tripled.14 * 50 * 0. leaving just pure resistance. Option A. Explanation. it is impossible to show values of this kind using vectors. Question Number. In a tuned circuit at resonance. In a tuned circuit. Option C. Option B. Correct Answer is. 11.284 ohms.Explanation. 12. Option C. Correct Answer is. 31. In a vector diagram showing the magnitude and direction of the inductance. resistive. 2 * 3. 13. 62. Option B.2 = 62. then its reactance will triple which will increase the impedance of the circuit.

the impedance of the circuit is such that the voltage leads the current by exactly 90 degrees. Option B. Explanation. it is impossible to show values of this kind using vectors. 16. Question Number. At resonance. 0 degrees. 14.Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. Option A. When a circuit with a series inductance and capacitance is at resonant frequency. Option A. Explanation. An increase in which of the following factors will cause an increase in the inductive reactance of a circuit?. Option C. Inductance and frequency. Option B. 0 degrees. Question Number. At resonant frequency the phase difference between the voltage and current of an AC supply feeding an inductive and capacitive network is. Explanation. . the impedance of the circuit is such that the voltage is in phase with the current. NIL. Option C. 15. the impedance of the circuit is such that the voltage is in phase with the current. the capacitive reactance and the inductive reactance cancel each other. Resistance and voltage. Correct Answer is. Inductance and frequency. Resistance and capacitive reactance. OR the inductive reactance would be in opposition to the capacitive reactance and resistance at 90 degrees. 180 degrees. the current in the circuit decreases. NIL. Question Number. 90 degrees. Option B. Option C. Correct Answer is. leaving a circuit with a phase angle of zero degrees. Option A. Explanation. NIL.

maximum. 30VA. Option C. Option B. Current in an inductive circuit will. Option C. Explanation.6 kHz. Question Number. Tricky calculation to do without a calculator though.6 kHz.Question Number. 19. A pure capacitor. Remember CIVIL. lag voltage. be at unity. 17. Tricky calculation to do without a calculator though. Option B. Explanation. Option B. Get the formula for resonant frequency. How much true power is the circuit consuming?. If a capacitor 1µF and an inductor 10mH are connected in parallel what is their approximate resonant frequency?. Get the formula for resonant frequency. Correct Answer is. Option A. Option B. 62 Hz. 1. 30W. Explanation. 18. zero. Question Number. Option A. Option C.2 MHz. . Option A. 1. minimum. 3. 20. lead voltage. Correct Answer is. inductor and resistor are connected in series and the voltage drops across each are 10V and the total current flowing in the circuit is 1A. Correct Answer is. The impedance of a series tuned circuit at resonance is. Option A. Question Number. lag voltage. 10W. 10W. Option C.

Explanation. minimum. 9 ohms.5 = COSINE of phase angle. The phase angle is. Question Number. Option A. 45°. 21.5. Phase angle is therefore 60 degrees. But True power = 50W. Apparent power = amps * volts = 1 * 100 = 100VA. Option C. Draw the vector diagram and find the resultant by Pythagoras . 0. 60°. Question Number. In an inductive resistive circuit. Explanation. 22.Correct Answer is. Option C. NIL. 5 ohms. Option B. impedance will be. Explanation. 5 ohms. Option A. . Correct Answer is. In the circuit shown. Also. 7 ohms. Power Factor = TP/AP = 50/100 = 0.it is a 3-4-5 triangle. 60°. 1 amp flows from a supply of 100V dissipating 50 Watts of power. Option B. Correct Answer is. PF = COSINE of phase angle. 90°.

Question Number. if the frequency is increased from zero to resonant frequency. 20W. 23. . the circuit current Option A. Explanation. True power is only in the resistor = I2 R = 2x2x3 = 12W. would. Option B. Correct Answer is. increase. 12W. In a series resonant circuit. Option B. 24. Option A. Correct Answer is. increase. decrease. 50W. Option A. Question Number. Option C. In the circuit shown. Option C. stay the same. Option A. Explanation. 12W. The true power developed in this circuit is. Option A. the impedance is a minimum (and equal only to the resistance of the resistor in the circuit).

It reduces by 75%. 100 ohms. what happens to impedance if capacitance is increased by a factor of 4?. 27. Option C. minimum. 25. L and C are each 10 ohms. Option B. . It reduces by 75%. The formula for impedance in a series circuit is the root of. It increases by factor of 4. R = 100 ohms. A parallel circuit at resonance has its impedance at a. 30 ohms.Question Number. Question Number. 28. 2 2 Option A. Parallel circuit . If capacitance is changed. Explanation. zero ohms. In a high Q parallel resonant circuit. 26. Option B. Option B.impedance is maximum at resonance. R2 -(XL-XC)2 . circuit will no longer be at resonance and impedance will drop. Correct Answer is. Option A. It remains the same. Resultant reactance (XL-XC) is 10-10 = 0 ohms. The total impedance is. Question Number. Option B. maximum. Question Number. Explanation. So the total impedance of the circuit is the remaining 100 ohm resistor. maximum. zero. Option A. In a series LCR circuit at resonance. Explanation. Correct Answer is. 100 ohms. Option C. Option C. R + (XC-XL) . Correct Answer is. Option A. Impedance cannot be any higher in a parallel circuit at resonance.

remains the same. V = IXC. 30. Option A. decreases by 75%. 29. Option C. . R2 + (XL-XC)2 . Correct Answer is. Explanation. Explanation. Option B. decreases by 75%. V = IXC. Option B. XL is normally considered to be positive reactance and XC negative reactance. Option A.Option C. Question Number. So formula is with XL-XC (not XCXL). In a parallel LCR circuit. R2 + (XL-XC)2 . V = I * XC (from Ohm's Law). V = IXL. increases by 4 times. Option C. In this circuit applied voltage is. Question Number. if the capacitance is increased by 4 times. Correct Answer is. what happens to the impedance of the capacitor?. V = I/R. Correct Answer is.

The power factor is always less than 1 unless the circuit is at resonance. which would reduce to 1/4 as X = 1/2πfC. 31. the answer is zero. 32. Explanation. If in a electrical circuit there is a difference between the capacitive reactance and the inductive reactance. the capacitive reactance will go down.Explanation. If the frequency to a capacitor increases. However. less than 1. Option A. Option A. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. if it means the current in the circuit. equal to 1. Question Number. is zero. the current through it. The impedance of the parallel circuit would reduce also. greater than 1. Less than unity. Less than unity. thus its current will go UP. Option B. More than unity. . If it really does mean 'through' it. Explanation. Unity. Option A. Presumably this is referring to the impedance of the capacitor alone. increases. decreases. Power Factor is always less than one (unity). as no current goes 'through' a capacitor regardless of its frequency. is zero. Option B. Option C. what would the power factor of the circuit be?. Option B. Question Number. Question Number. Explanation. 33. Option C. but how much depends upon the relative size of the other components. Option C. less than 1. In a Series LC circuit if the value of the capacitance is increased then the power factor will be.

35. inductive reactance of 12 ohms. Maximum. reduce the number of turns on the primary winding. leaving only the R. To reduce eddy currents in a transformer you would. 1. More than primary. How many turns does the secondary winding of a 2:1 step-up transformer have?. Resistance across the resistor. Clearly using British notation of Secondary:Primary. What is the current in the circuit with a resistance of 8 ohms. Zero. Option A. More than primary. Correct Answer is. Option C. Option B. . 10 amps. capacitor and inductor where resonant frequency is met. increase the thickness of laminations in the magnetic core. Option A. Option B. capacitive reactance of 18 ohms with 20 volts applied across it?. 2. Question Number. Option A. Option B. Correct Answer is. Option B. Option C. Transformers. Explanation. 1 amp. The XL and XC cancel at resonance. Calculate the total impedance Z = √(36 + 64) = 10 and then use formula V = Z * I to find current. Question Number.Question Number. 15. 2 amps. 34. Less turns but with thicker wire. what will the impedance of the circuit be?. Option C. A circuit containing a resistor. Explanation. Question Number. 2 amps. Resistance across the resistor. Explanation. Less than primary. Option A. Correct Answer is.

A Transformer with 115V primary voltage and a ratio of 5:1 is supplying a landing light (load 24V 45 amps) is used. 5. Question Number. 1/6. 115V. Option C. Explanation. Read up on transformer losses. Question Number. Explanation. 9 amps. Turns ratio is Secondary:Primary (using British notation). 346V. Star wound output .line voltage is 1. . Correct Answer is. Explanation. 200V. So with a 45A output current on a 5:1 transformer. 3. Option A. Option B. A Transformer has 4500 secondary turns and 750 primary turns. 346V. 205 amps.Option C. Option A. Option C. 4. Correct Answer is. Explanation. what is the current drawn?. what will the line voltage output be?. Correct Answer is. reduce the thickness of laminations in the magnetic core. When the voltage is stepped DOWN. Question Number. 6:1.73 * phase voltage. reduce the thickness of laminations in the magnetic core. Option A. Option B. Its turns ratio is. 6:1. A transformer has an input of 400V and a ratio of 2:1.5 amps. Correct Answer is. 9 amps. 1:6. If the transformer is delta / star wound. Option B. the current has been stepped UP. Option C. 4.

Correct Answer is. The primary winding of a 3-phase transformer. Option C. 6. Option C. 28. In a transformer. Question Number. is delta wound. Option C. Explanation.5 V at 4 A.25 A. Option A. Explanation. Option C. Option B. Correct Answer is. Option B. magnetic flux is zero even though a magnetizing force is being applied. remain the same. 7. Correct Answer is. magnetic flux is zero even though a magnetizing force is being applied. The output power will be. 460 V at 0. Option B. remain the same. . 9. 28. 28. Option A. A 4:1 step down transformer draws 115 V and 1 A. Explanation.5 V at 4 A. could be either delta or star wound. the mutual inductance will.Question Number.5 V at 16 A. if the rate of change of current increases. magnetizing force applied causes the material to become magnetically saturated. decrease. Question Number. increase. NIL. magnetizing force reaches a peak positive or negative value. could be either delta or star wound. Correct Answer is. NIL. 8. Explanation. The point of coercivity occurs when the. NIL. Option A. Option B. Question Number. Transformer ratio (which is dependant upon the mutual inductance) is not a function of frequency. Option A. is star wound.

12. Correct Answer is. Question Number. 1. 150. load?. Option A. 13. any combination is possible. either delta or star. How many turns does the primary coil have?. Explanation. Explanation.000. Question Number. Question Number. the connecting circuits may dictate which is used . 15. Explanation.500. In a transformer core loss is 200 W and copper loss is 220W at no load. two windings. The opposite type of winding is preferred because this reduces interference between the two. NIL.either way. The secondary coil of a transformer has 1500 turns and 10 Ω resistance. Option A. Option B. Option A. 10. However. one winding. Correct Answer is. either delta or star. two windings.000.000 Correct Answer is. 200 W. 15. delta only. three windings. Option C. In a star wound primary transformer. The primary coil has 1kΩ resistance.Question Number. star only. how could you wind the secondary winding?. A step up transformer has.000. 11. Option B. Option A. Option C. Option B. Option C. Turns ratio = square root of the impedance ratio. What is the core loss at full .

Option C. Option A. if the load doubles. 0 W. making the core from a solid block. 16. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. 110 Watts. how many turns must it have?. For the primary winding to have an impedance of 1 kilohm. Explanation. Option C. (Note: Core loss does not change with load). the better. copper loss will be greater ON load because of the higher current). 14.500. decreasing the thickness of the laminates. decreasing the thickness of the laminates. On half load the loss will be.000. To reduce eddy currents. 1. 440 Watts. Explanation. Explanation. the copper loss will quadruple. 15. Option B. Since the flux is (almost) the same when on load as it is off load. Option C.000. 15. Option C. Explanation. Question Number. (However. 55 Watts. Correct Answer is. Option A.000. Since copper loss is given by I2R. Option B. Turns ratio = square root of impedance ratio. Option B. 55 Watts. Question Number. So it must have been 55 Watts on half load to be 220Watts on full load. the thinner the laminates.Option B. The secondary winding of a transformer has an impedance of 10 ohms and 1500 turns. . Eddy currents in a transformer core are reduced by. Question Number. Transformer copper loss on full load is 220 Watts. 220 W. the core loss is the same. increasing the thickness of the laminates. 200 W.000 Correct Answer is. 150. Option A. 15.

primary shorted or off load. secondary shorted or on load. Option B. the transformer will get hot in normal operation. Option A. Question Number. the output voltage will be high. Option C. If some turns are shorted together. . Option C. Eddy currents in a transformer can be reduced by. Option A. Question Number. measure the input voltage with an ohmmeter. using a single solid piece of metal. Copper loss (heat) is given by I2R. primary will have three times as many turns as its secondary. But since the current is squared. primary will have one-third as many turns as its secondary. Explanation. Correct Answer is. Explanation. NIL. Correct Answer is. Question Number. Option B. Option B. Option A. Option B. laminations. the heat loss will increase on a square law. the resistance (R) goes down and the current (I) goes up. A transformer should always have its. using a special non metallic material. 18. primary will have twice as many turns as its secondary. Correct Answer is. Option C. primary will have one-third as many turns as its secondary. 19.Question Number. the transformer will get hot in normal operation. NIL. laminations. 17. Explanation. How can it be determined if a transformer winding has some of its turns shorted together?. What is the ratio of turns between the primary coil winding and the secondary coil winding of a transformer designed to triple its input voltage?. Option A. 20.

Option C. secondary turns ÷ primary turns. greater and the amperage less than in the primary coil. If you short out the secondary winding. relative permeability of the material being magnetized. Correct Answer is. secondary open circuit or on load. . the primary will burn out. Explanation. primary turns × secondary turns. energy absorbed in completely demagnetizing the material. 23.Option C. greater and the amperage greater than in the primary coil. secondary open circuit or on load. Explanation. Question Number. primary turns ÷ secondary turns. The voltage is therefore stepped up and the current stepped down by the same ratio. Question Number. The area of a hysteresis loop is proportional to the. 22. If the American version of turns ratio is used it is Primary:Secondary. energy dissipated in putting the material through a complete cycle of magnetization and demagnetization. Option C. Correct Answer is. OR greater and the amperage less than in the primary coil. Explanation. Option B. It is a step up transformer. Option C. Correct Answer is. The voltage in a transformer secondary coil that contains twice as many loops as the primary coil will be. Option B. Question Number. NIL. greater and the amperage greater than in the primary coil. Which of the following would be used to calculate transformer turns ratio?. Option A. Option B. Option A. secondary turns ÷ primary turns. Explanation. Option A. It must do this because the power (IV) is the same in the primary and secondary (neglecting efficiency). Correct Answer is. English notation is Secondary:Primary. less and the amperage greater than in the primary coil. 21. energy dissipated in putting the material through a complete cycle of magnetization and demagnetization.

In transformer operation. 4. An air gap in the core. Option A. 5:1 is step down. Explanation. Question Number. Option B. hysteresis losses are. What is the input?. Question Number. Option A. Correct Answer is. induced current in the iron core. Option C. 120 V AC. Option B. Option C. Correct Answer is. the resistance in the windings. A transformer with a 5:1 ratio has a 24V output. Explanation. Option B. wasting of the copper wires due to friction. the resistance in the windings. What causes a transformer to be noisy?. energy wasted in reversing core magnetization. Copper losses in a transformer are caused by. High core losses.8 V AC. circulating currents through the transformer. An air gap in the core. NIL. 120 V DC. Option C. 27. NIL. current overcoming coil resistance. 120 V AC. High coil resistance. 26. Option A. 24. An air gap in the magnetic core causes noise. Explanation. energy wasted in reversing core magnetization. Option C. .Question Number. Option B. Transformers only work on AC. Question Number. Explanation. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. Option A. 25. So input must be 5 * 24 = 120 V.

Option B. left open circuit. A current transformer. Question Number. What will it be on half load?. short circuited. 28. 12.25 Watts. draw more current. Copper loss = I2 R . Option A. 6. Current transformers must be short circuited when disconnected. draw more current. Explanation. Option B. short circuited. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. Option A. The primary windings would. 5 Watts. A transformer is designed to operate at 60 Hz. when disconnected from a circuit must be. Option C. The inductive reactance decreases with a decreased frequency . Option B. .Question Number. Correct Answer is. So halve the current (load) and you reduce the copper loss to 1/4. Option A.so it will draw MORE current.5 Watts. draw less current. have a resistor connected across the terminals. Option C. Explanation. Explanation. The copper loss on a single phase transformer is 25 Watts on full load. It is connected across a 50 Hz supply.25 Watts. 30. Option C. draw the same current. 6. Question Number. 29.

Question Number.

31.

What is the reflected impedance in the primary of the transformer circuit shown?.

Option A. 20 ohms. Option B. 500 ohms. Option C. 50 ohms. Correct Answer is. 500 ohms. Explanation. Turns ratio = √(turns ratio). 10/1 = √Zin/5. 100 = Zin/5 Zin = 500.

Question Number. 32. A transformer rated at a frequency of 200 Hz. Option A. may be used at any other frequency. Option B. may only be used at the rated frequency or above. Option C. may only be used at the rated frequency or below. Correct Answer is. may only be used at the rated frequency or above. Explanation. Since the reactance of the primary coil decreases with decreasing frequency, using below the rated frequency may damage it due to increased current flow. Question Number. 33. The dots on the transformer symbol shown are called, and indicate.

Option A. phasing dots, point that have the opposite polarity at the same moment in time. Option B. phasing dots, point that have the same polarity at the same moment in time. Option C. quadrature dots, points are 90o out of phase. Correct Answer is. phasing dots, point that have the same polarity at the same moment in time. Explanation. NIL.

Question Number. 34. A transformer is built with a material having a. Option A. high coercive force. Option B. wide hysteresis loop. Option C. narrow hysteresis loop. Correct Answer is. narrow hysteresis loop. Explanation. The area of the hysteresis loop is the power lost in repeatedly reversing the magnetism. Question Number. 35. In a circuit which possesses mutual inductance, current is increased to the primary. Option A. the induced EMF in the secondary produces a current in the secondary circuit which opposes the increase in flux due to the increase of current in the primary.

Option B. the induced EMF in the secondary produces a current in the secondary circuit which assists the increase in flux due to the increase of current in the primary. Option C. the induced EMF in the secondary produces a current in the secondary circuit whose flux has no effect on the flux in the primary. Correct Answer is. the induced EMF in the secondary produces a current in the secondary circuit which opposes the increase in flux due to the increase of current in the primary. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 36. A transformer has 500 turns on the primary and 100 turns on the secondary. When connected to a 100 V supply, the output is. Option A. 500 V. Option B. 25 V. Option C. 20 V. Correct Answer is. 20 V. Explanation. 5:1 step down. 100/5 = 20V. Question Number. 37. A transformer has 500 turns on the primary and 100 turns on the secondary. The secondary supplies 20V and is connected to a 10 ohm load. The primary current is. Option A. 0.4 amps. Option B. 2 amps. Option C. 10 amps. Correct Answer is. 0.4 amps. Explanation. Secondary current = V/R = 20/10 = 2A. Primary current = 2A/5 = 0.4A. Question Number. 38. A transformer has 1200 turns primary and 4800 turns secondary. What value of load resistance would be required to give a reflected impedance of 1000 ohms?. Option A. 4 kilohm. Option B. 1 kilohm.

Option C. 16 kilohm. Correct Answer is. 16 kilohm. Explanation. Impedance matching formula, Turns Ratio = √(Impedance Ratio). Question Number. 39. An autotransformer windings are. Option A. wired in parallel. Option B. on separate formers. Option C. connected. Correct Answer is. connected. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 40. What voltage can the neutral line carry in a star transformer?. Option A. Zero voltage. Option B. Phase voltage. Option C. Combined line voltages. Correct Answer is. Zero voltage. Explanation. The neutral line is grounded. Question Number. 41. A transformer to supply a 24V load with a 5:1 turns ratio will have what primary supply?. Option A. 120 V AC. Option B. 48 V AC. Option C. 120 V DC. Correct Answer is. 120 V AC. Explanation. 5:1 is step down, so the supply voltage must be 5 * 24 = 120 VAC (AC because transformers don't work with DC). Question Number. 42. A transformer has 2000V, 500 turns on the primary and 50 turns on the secondary. What would be the line voltage if the transformer were Delta/Star connected?.

Option C. 30° phase shift. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. 90° phase shift. Correct Answer is. Option A. Option C.73 * 200 = 346V. 45. Option C. Line voltage = root 3 * phase voltage in a Wye (star) wound transformer. Question Number. Question Number. With star wound secondary. 346V.Option A. Phase voltage in secondary = 200V. It is a 10:1 step down transformer. 346V. Option C. A star-delta wound transformer gives a 30 degree phase shift. 200V. magnetic flows induced into the core. Correct Answer is. 30° phase shift. root 3 / phase voltage. A 3-phase star-delta wound transformer gives. magnetic flows induced into the core. line voltage = 1. Explanation. Option B. 43. root 3 * phase voltage. Option B. The line voltage in a Wye wound transformer is. the same as phase voltage. Question Number. Explanation. Option B. Eddy current losses in a transformer are. . Option B. 44. Option A. Option A. hysteresis losses. Explanation. no phase shift. current used in magnetising the core. Explanation. 450V. root 3 * phase voltage.

In a 4:1 step up transformer. 47. Output = 4 * 115V.Question Number. Explanation. 16k ohm. Explanation. what would give a reflected impedance of 1Kilohm?. 1 k ohm. Option B. What is the Option A. 460V. 28V. Question Number. Autotransformer 300:1200 ratio 1:4. output?. . 4k ohm. 115V. Turns ratio = √(impedance ratio). 460V. Option C. 16k ohm. Correct Answer is. 46. Option B. Correct Answer is. The input is 115V and is applied across the 300 turn portion of the autotransformer shown. Option C. Option A.

. winding the primary on top of the secondary.3A. What would you use for the core in a generator current transformer?. Primary current = 4 * 0. 4. Correct Answer is. 49. Option A.Question Number. Option C. 51.3 = 1. Option B. what is the current in the primary?. 24V. Secondary voltage = 480V. if the secondary is connected to a load with 1600 ohms resistance. 1. Option C. Assuming this is a step-down transformer (i. 48. Flux losses are due to primary flux lines not going through the secondary. 120V.e 5:1 means Primary:Secondary). Question Number. Option B.2 amps. 50. winding the primary on top of the secondary. Question Number. Option C. 0.2 amps. Option B. Explanation. Option C. Option A. To supply a 24volt output with a transformer with a 5:1 turns ratio. Question Number. 1 amp. Correct Answer is. Option B. the input required is.2A.3 amps. Correct Answer is. Explanation. Laminated core.8V. Steel Core. Explanation. Option A. Flux losses in a transformer can be prevented by. laminating the core. Option A. Secondary current = 480/1600 = 0. Air core. A near perfect 4:1 step up transformer has it's primary connected to 120VAC. the use of primary shielding. 1. 120V.

Air core. Explanation. Power in primary = 120 * 3 = 360W. 95%. Power in secondary = 1200 * 0. 342/360 = 0. 0. Laminated core. Question Number.285 = 342W. Laminated core.Correct Answer is. 53. Air core. Question Number.285 A flowing through the secondary what is the efficiency?. so it must have a hollow (air) core. Explanation. Option A. and 3A flowing through the primary. 85%. An aircraft transformer is needed to step up a voltage. Correct Answer is. Option B. Laminated core transformers are most efficient. Explanation. A current transformer uses the generator output cable as its primary. Option C. Option B. A 10:1 step up power transformer has 120 V. 120V is applied to the primary. Option A. 90%. 1. Option A. 1. Current in Secondary = 480/1600 (Ohm's Law) = 3/10A. Option C.95. 95%. Option C. Voltage in secondary = 4 * 120 = 480V.2A. What is the current in the primary?. Solid core. 52. What sort would be used?. and 0. Correct Answer is.2A (Remember that current is stepped down Primary to Secondary in a step-up transformer).2A. Explanation. Current in Primary = 4 * 3/10A = 12/10A = 1. 3A.075A. and the load on the secondary is 1600 Ohms. Question Number. In a 4:1 step-up transformer. Option B. Correct Answer is. 54. .

57. Option B. 55. wound with no magnetic core. 56. Wind the coils one over the other and by careful design of the transformer.hyperdictionary. By laminating the core.com/dictionary/autotransformer Question Number. Correct Answer is. primary and secondary coils. wound with the primary over the secondary. Option A. By using a core material which can be easily demagnetised. Explanation. By laminating the core. Option A. wound with no magnetic core. Correct Answer is.Question Number. Option B. Option A. 58. NIL. NIL. Correct Answer is. How do you reduce Hysteresis loss of a transformer?. An autotransformer is. http://www. Option C. Pg 60 Aircraft Electrical Systems Pallett. Explanation. Laminated core. Open core. Question Number. The windings on a autotransformer are. wound on separate legs of core. Option B. Option C. Option B. Correct Answer is. Option A. OR wound with the primary over the secondary. . Laminated core. Explanation. Question Number. primary and secondary coils on single bar. Explanation. primary coil only. NIL. Option C. Twin core. OR By usinga core material which can be easily demagnetised. primary and secondary coils on single bar. Option C. Aircraft autotransformers are of what type?.

Question Number. L type with series L and shunt C. Option C. . A high pass filter will. Option B. Option B. Π type with series C and L. allow frequencies above a certain value to pass. Question Number. band pass and band stop. Explanation. stops a narrow range of frequencies. allow frequencies below a certain value to pass. Correct Answer is. Explanation. attenuates frequencies either side of a narrow range. allow frequencies above a certain value to pass. NIL. Option C. Option A. This is a diagram of a. 2. Explanation. Option B. L type with series C and shunt L. Question Number. Question Number. Π type with series C and L. Which is a high-pass filter?. A band stop filter. 4. Correct Answer is. 3. Read up on filters . stops frequencies either side of a narrow range. NIL. Correct Answer is. stops a narrow range of frequencies. allow frequencies within a range to pass. 1. Option A.16. Option C. Option A. low pass.especially high pass. Filters.

Explanation. Question Number. high impedance to both high and low frequency. band pass filter. Option C. Question Number. high impedance to high frequency. low pass filter. Correct Answer is. low impedance to high frequency. Explanation. . low impedance to high frequency. high pass filter. Option B. Option B. Option A. Option C. A high pass filter has. low impedance to low frequency. NIL. high impedance to low frequency. Band pass. Correct Answer is. Option B. A capacitor in series and inductor in parallel make what kind of filter?. 5. since the capacitor will absorb all high frequencies. High pass. Option C. Explanation.Option A. High pass. Low pass. high impedance to low frequency. 6. Correct Answer is. NIL. low pass filter. This is a very simple low pass filter. Option A.

only allows a narrow band of frequency to pass. stops frequencies in a narrow band. Option A. attenuates frequencies in a specified narrow band. a low value of Q. Question Number. Correct Answer is. 8. Option B. No filter will totally stop the unwanted filter band. a high value of Q. Question Number. Option C. NIL. Correct Answer is. Option B. Option A. 7. Explanation. Explanation. Band pass filter in a circuit. Option B. a high value of Q. Option C. Band stop filter. 10. Option B. . a narrow bandwidth. a large bandwidth. Question Number. Option A. Attenuates means 'to reduce'. a Q of zero. Correct Answer is.Question Number. allows frequencies below a cut-off frequency to pass. a narrow bandwidth. Explanation. Correct Answer is. allows frequencies above a cut-off frequency to pass. attenuates frequencies in a specified narrow band. a low L/C ratio. only allows a narrow band of frequency to pass. pass all frequencies in that band. A circuit with good selectivity will have. 9. A filter with a small bandwidth has. Option C. Option A. Explanation. NIL. Q is the 'quality' of a filter. Option C.

Correct Answer is. 11.Question Number. 3. Option A. the phase voltage is 115 volts and the line voltage will be approximately. Correct Answer is. NIL. 200 volts.8. 40kW. Option C. . 2. NIL. 40kW. AC Generators. NIL. 17. Explanation. Correct Answer is. Option B. An alternating current generator is operating at 50 kVA in a circuit with a power factor of 0. Option C. The real power is. Explanation. Option A. Option A. Question Number. capacitor in series and inductor in series. In an alternating current Star wired system. Question Number. 50kW. Question Number. Option B. 163 volts. Explanation. A high pass filter consists of a. capacitor in series and inductor in parallel. an inductor in series and a capacitor in parallel. capacitor in series and inductor in parallel. 115 volts. 200 volts. The two factors which govern the output frequency of an AC generator are the. 72kW. Option C. 1. Option B.

C. Option C. Option C. line current = root 3 times phase current. Correct Answer is. line current = phase current. Correct Answer is. line current = root 3 times phase current.C. Question Number. delta wound. Option B. line current = phase current divided by root 3. Correct Answer is. speed of rotation of the rotor and the stator field flux strength. Option A. A. in the exciter generator. Option C. D. the number of poles (in pairs) and the rotor RPM. Option A. delta wound. line voltage = root 3 times phase voltage. Question Number. 6.C. strength of the stator field flux and number of poles. Option B. A. NIL. Explanation. Question Number. in the exciter generator. The generator is?. in the exciter generator. A. Correct Answer is. NIL. NIL.C generator induces. 5. either delta or star wound. the number of poles (in pairs) and the rotor RPM. . The permanent magnet in an A.Option A. star wound. Explanation.C. Option C. in the main generator. Option B. 4. Explanation. When measuring the phase and line voltages of a generator. Option B. Option A. NIL. line volts = phase volts. it was found that line and phase voltages were equal. In a delta-connected generator. line volts = phase volts. line volts = phase volts. Explanation.

Option A.line voltage is 1.and the presence of 2 voltages confirms it as star wound). kVA. 3000 RPM. 12000 RPM. Question Number. The generator is turning at. Option B. . 4kVA. 2. Question Number.3kW. Option C. Question Number. Explanation. Correct Answer is. A generator is labeled as having 115V/200V. 6000 RPM. Explanation. Option A. Option B. NIL. The frequency of the output of a 4 pole generator is 400 Hz. Line voltage is 200V (always the higher of the two voltages .73 * phase voltage. 115V. Correct Answer is. kVARs. 20A and PF 0. 346V. 346V. Option B. 9. What is the apparent power in each line that the generator can produce?. 10. Option A. Explanation. Option B. Option C. Correct Answer is. So 200 * 20 = 4 KVA (PF not required). Star connected generator . Option A. 4kVA. Option C. kW. 7. Option C.Question Number. 2.3kVA. AC generators are rated in. 8. kVA.8. Apparent power is measured in VA. If the phase voltage in a star connected generator is 200V what will be the line voltage?. 200V.

Correct Answer is. 12000 RPM. Explanation. Get the formula for frequency. Question Number. 11. The voltage induced in the stator of an AC generator is produced by. Option A. an alternating field. Option B. a rotating magnetic field. Option C. a fixed magnetic field. Correct Answer is. a rotating magnetic field. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 12. A 30 KVA rated generator has a power factor of 0.8. What is its maximum consistent power?. Option A. 30 KW. Option B. 37.5 KW. Option C. 24 KW. Correct Answer is. 24 KW. Explanation. Power factor = true power / apparent power. Question Number. 13. The three voltages of a three phase generator are connected. Option A. in series with each other. Option B. independently of each other. Option C. in parallel with each other. Correct Answer is. independently of each other. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 14. Option A. 45°. Option B. 180°. In a 2 phase generator, how far apart are the windings electrically?.

Option C. 90°. Correct Answer is. Explanation. NIL.

90°.

Question Number. 15. Where are the output windings on an AC generator?. Option A. Rotor with slip rings. Option B. Rotor with commutator. Option C. Stator. Correct Answer is. Stator. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 16. The line voltage from a generator with a delta type connection will be. Option A. lower than the phase voltage. Option B. higher than the phase voltage. Option C. the same as the phase voltage. Correct Answer is. the same as the phase voltage. Explanation. Line and phase voltages are the same with a delta connections (it is the current that is different). Question Number. 17. An advantage of a star connected generator over a delta connected generator is. Option A. the line and phase voltages are equal. Option B. two potentials are available. Option C. a balance load is guaranteed. Correct Answer is. two potentials are available. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 18. Permanent magnets in an AC generator are. Option A. to provide initial excitation.

Option B. to control the frequency. Option C. to rectify the current. Correct Answer is. to provide initial excitation. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 19. The exciter winding in a brushless AC generator is supplied with electrical power from. Option A. permanent magnets. Option B. a rotating generator integrally mounted on the same shaft as the AC windings. Option C. the busbar. Correct Answer is. a rotating generator integrally mounted on the same shaft as the AC windings. OR permanent magnets. Explanation. Aircraft Electricity and Electronics Eismin Page 220. Question Number. 20. An AC generator's frequency will. Option A. always be constant regardless of the generators drive speed. Option B. be proportional to the RPM at which it is driven. Option C. vary with changes in field strength. Correct Answer is. be proportional to the RPM at which it is driven. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 21. A frequency wild AC generator is used for. Option A. any AC load. Option B. deicing loads. Option C. instruments and navigation. Correct Answer is. deicing loads. Explanation. Frequency wild can only be used on resistive circuits (heating and lighting).

Question Number. 22. How many cycles of AC voltage are produced in a six-pole alternator of the revolving-field type, with each revolution of the rotor?. Option A. Six. Option B. Four. Option C. Three. Correct Answer is. Three. Explanation. Each pair of poles produces 1 cycle. Question Number. 23. The variable frequency output from an AC generator is used for. Option A. driving AC operated instruments. Option B. supplying non-inductive loads. Option C. the AC supply instead of using inverters. Correct Answer is. supplying non-inductive loads. Explanation. Variable frequency (frequency wild) can only be used for resistive loads (i.e. non inductive and non capacitive). Question Number. 24. In a single phase AC generator, frequency is determined by. Option A. the number of pairs of poles. Option B. controlling the current flow through the voltage field windings. Option C. the generator speed. Correct Answer is. controlling the current flow through the voltage field windings. OR the generator speed. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 25. The amount of electrical power for a given generator weight is. Option A. greater for AC generator. Option B. determined by the size of the aircraft. Option C. greater for DC generator. Correct Answer is. greater for AC generator. Explanation. This is one of the advantages of AC power.

and then increase the strength of the field. equal to line volts. On a typical AC generator the output is taken. Option C. NIL. Option B. Decrease the speed of the prime mover. Question Number. Explanation. amperes. direct from the stator windings. NIL. Option B. Decrease the speed of the prime mover. So you must then return the output voltage to the required level by increasing the generator field strength. Decreasing the speed of the prime mover decreases the frequency. Option A. Option B. and then decrease the strength of the field.Question Number. but it also decreases the output voltage. direct from the stator windings. and then increase the strength of the field. 29. To remedy this. Question Number. Question Number. Option C. the following action must be taken?. direct from the exciter. Option A. Option A. 27. Option C. In a 3 phase generator with balanced load. The power output of an AC parallel generator system is measured in. the potential between the neutral point and earth is. direct from the rotor via slip rings. KW / KVARS. zero volts. 28. Explanation. Correct Answer is. Explanation. Correct Answer is. Option B. An AC generator is producing the required voltage but a higher frequency than that required. Correct Answer is. . Option A. Decrease the speed of the prime mover. Decrease the speed of the prime mover. 26. zero volts. equal to phase volts.

1 cycle. The sum of the instantaneous E. Option A. cosine wave. Question Number. Explanation. The 'A' phase of a three phase power system is colour coded. red. sine wave. Correct Answer is. NIL. Option A.M. Explanation. Option A.Option C. zero. One revolution of a three phase generator will produce. Question Number. Look at a diagram of 3 phases. Option B. Option C. Correct Answer is.F. Option C. Question Number. Correct Answer is. 1 cycle. 2 cycles. NIL. Option A.'s in a three phase system is. KVA. Option C. equal to the line voltage. Add up all three at any vertical line and it always comes to zero.so one cycle is generated per revolution. three times the phase voltage. frequency wave. Option B. Question Number. sine wave. Option B. 30. zero. Explanation. KVA. Explanation. Although there are three phases. 3 cycles. 31. Correct Answer is. 32. 33. . they are considered separate . The shape of the output waveform of an AC generator is known as a.

rises to max in one direction then falls to zero then rises to max in the opposite direction. Option B. falls to zero and rises in the same direction.Option B. 400 VA and 0. +/-10Hz (for paralleling of generators). Option C. 4 V and 50 W. . 35. rises to max in one direction and remains.5. What is the apparent power and the power factor?. NIL. Option B. Apparent power = IV = 100 VA. Option C. Question Number. 10 Hz. Question Number. NIL. A generator supplies 25 A. Option A. yellow. Option B. Correct Answer is.5. 100 VA and 0.5. falls to zero and rises in the same direction. The tolerance of the AC generator frequency is. Option A. 20 Hz. Explanation. 100 VA and 0. PF = true power / apparent power. rises to max in one direction. Question Number. Option C. 40 Hz. The voltage of an AC generator. Correct Answer is. OR rises to max in one direction then falls to zero then rises to max in the opposite direction. red. 34. 20 Hz. Explanation. blue. Explanation. Correct Answer is. Option C. PF = 50/100 = 0. Explanation. Option A. Correct Answer is.5. 100 VA and 2. 36. rises to max in one direction.

Power factor of a generator is. NIL. 180°. star wound. Option B. 180°. Explanation. . star wound. Option A. sin ø. Option B. Question Number. In a 2 phase generator. 38. delta wound. Correct Answer is. NIL. 0°. Question Number. 40. Explanation. A conventional aircraft generator will be. Option A. Correct Answer is. Option C. 90°. In a 3 phase generator. Option C. Aircraft never use series wound generators. Correct Answer is. Option C. cos ø. series wound. Star wound will give 2 choices of voltage. Option C.Question Number. NIL. Option A. Option A. what angle are the phases to each other?. 39. Explanation. what angle are the phases to each other?. cos ø. Option B. 0°. 120°. Explanation. 90°. Question Number. 37. Correct Answer is. 120°. Option B. tan ø.

Power Factor = TP/AP. equal to phase current. Option C. DC via diodes on the rotor. 44. AC. Single phase components in a three phase system may be connected between. Option A. 400W. 41. Explanation. 42. NIL. Question Number.8 = 400W. 500W. Explanation.Question Number. Option B. Delta wound line current is. An alternator delivers 500V RMS at 1 ampere.8. NIL. Correct Answer is. DC via diodes on the rotor. Correct Answer is. Explanation. Correct Answer is. Option A. Option B. Option A. NIL. 43. phase and neutral only. 100VA. root 3 * phase current. 400W. Option B. less than the phase current. Correct Answer is. Question Number. Question Number. On a brushless AC generator. Option C. phase A and B only. Explanation. 0. Option C. any phase and neutral OR between any two phases. AC from the rotating field exciter. The power factor is 0. Option A. the main rotating field is fed with. Option B. The true power is. . Option C.8 = TP/500. TP = 500 * 0. Apparent Power = amps * volts = 1 * 500 = 500VA. root 3 * phase current. any phase and neutral OR between any two phases.

Option B. The output is AC before it is rectified by the diodes inside the shaft. Option C. 30 kW. Remember CIVIL. Question Number. A generator rated at 30 KVA and power factor 0. lag. True Power = PF * Apparent Power = 0. Option B. 47. 24 kW. Question Number. the voltage with respect to the current would. Option A.Question Number. 48. lead. pulsed. Option C. Explanation. be in phase.8 * 30 = 24kW. DC. The output from a rotating armature AC generator would be taken from. 45. On a brushless AC generator. Option B. Correct Answer is. Option A. the rotor. either the rotor or the stator. Option A. Option C. Correct Answer is. 48 kW. Explanation. Correct Answer is. Option B. Question Number. Option A. 24 kW. the permanent magnet generator output is. Explanation. AC. 46. AC.8 has a maximum continuous power output of. . If there was a mainly inductive load on an AC generator. lead.

Question Number. 49. which varies the resistance of the field current. is wound in series with the field. Option C. Option B. is usually star wound. variable frequency only. 6000 RPM. 12000 RPM. variable voltage and frequency. 51. the stator. 12000 RPM. The voltage is held constant by a voltage regulator.Option C. is usually star wound. is usually delta wound. The stator of a permanent magnet rotor AC generator. The power output of a similar sized 3 phase compared to a single phase generator is. variable frequency only. Option A. 52. Question Number. Explanation. If it had the minimum of 2 poles (1 pair) it would require 400 revs/sec = 400 * 60 = 24. Correct Answer is. To produce a frequency of 400Hz it must achieve a speed of. 50. Question Number. Option B. Option A. Star wound is more common due to the provision of two voltages. Option C.000 revs/min. Explanation. Option A. Correct Answer is. . Explanation. that speed can be halved. Correct Answer is. A frequency wild AC generator system has. the rotor. Question Number. View Comment/Reference (if available). Option C. Explanation. An AC generator has four poles. Correct Answer is. With 4 poles (2 pairs). 3000 RPM. variable voltage only. Option B.

Option A. star wound. In an aircraft brushless alternator the armature is. the higher output is decreased to that of the lower. same as the phase current. Option B. Explanation. Option B. There is a 30 degree phase shift (rules out b). 53. . Option A. the lower is increased and the higher is decreased until they are equal. Option C. Option C. Option B. Correct Answer is. The armature is normally Star Wound to give a choice of 2 voltages. 3 phase generators are lighter and more compact for their output power. 55. Explanation. Question Number. Option C. Question Number. Option B. in series with the field. the vectorial sum of all 3 phase currents. Explanation. more. same. the lower output is increased to that of the higher. line current is. Explanation. star wound. Correct Answer is. Option A. in phase with the phase current. 54. Option C. Line current is root 3 * phase current (rules out a). Correct Answer is. Option A. In a voltage equalising circuit the generators are regulated so. In a 3-phase delta wound circuit. delta wound. Correct Answer is. the vectorial sum of all 3 phase currents. The root 3 is derived from the vector sum of all three phases. NIL. the lower is increased and the higher is decreased until they are equal. more. Question Number. less.

Number of pole pairs and rpm. 200V. Explanation. 58. Option A. Explanation. 15 A. . 59. Question Number. A generator supplies 150VAC phase and load is 10 Ohms per phase. delta phase.5 A. Option C. Option B.Question Number. For star wound.73 * phase voltage. 200V. polyphase. 180V. Explanation. A generator with more than two phases is known as. Number of turns in the armature coil and rpm.5 A. 25. Aircraft Electricity and Electronics. Question Number. Option A. Explanation. I = V/R = 150/10 = 15A. Line to line voltage means 'Line' voltage. 57. What is the phase current ?. 56. polyphase. what would be the line to line voltage?. multiphase. Number of turns in the armature coil and number of pole pairs. 1. Question Number. Option A. 15 A. Correct Answer is. Option A. 220V. Option B. What are the factors affecting the frequency of an AC generator?. Option B. Correct Answer is. Eismin 5th Edition Page 92. See formula for frequency of generator output. Option C. Option C. Correct Answer is. Option B. Option C. Number of pole pairs and rpm. Correct Answer is. Line voltage = 1. If the phase voltage of a star wound generator is 115V.

Question Number. field oscillations. reduce the terminal voltage by a small amount. increase the terminal voltage by a small amount. Option C. Option B. Correct Answer is. 61. Option A. Option A. Option C. The phases on a three phase AC generator are spaced at. 90 degrees. star configuration. 62. Option B. Option A. Explanation. Option B. 180 degrees. Increasing the load on a permanent magnet generator will. Option A. Question Number. . 120 degrees. Option C. 60. Explanation. The Stability windings in a 3 phase AC generator are to sense. The phases are equally spaced. NIL. Two 3 phase generators operating in parallel with different phase and line voltages will be connected in. star configuration. Question Number. Parallel configuration. phase shift. Correct Answer is.Question Number. overvolt. Option B. reduce the terminal voltage by a large amount. Option C. 120 degrees. Explanation. delta configuration. Correct Answer is. Aircraft Electricity and Electronics Eismin Pg 193 and Electrical Systems for A&Ps Pg 106. 63. reduce the terminal voltage by a small amount.

the same as line current. any phase and earth or between any two phases. Option C.Correct Answer is. Option A. Option B. the phase current multiplied be the square root of 3. 66. overheating of inductive devices. any phase and earth. Option C. 67. frequency wild ac generator. Option B. In smaller single or twin engine aircraft the primary DC power is supplied in the form of rectified output from. 64. NIL. Question Number.5 (d). Under frequency in an AC supply would cause. Option A. Option C. Stability Winding CAIPs EEL/1-2 3. Option A. Question Number. Explanation. constant frequency ac generator. frequency wild ac generator. Option A. any phase and earth or between any two phases. overvolt. Option B. Correct Answer is. . 65. Delta wound Line current = root 3 * phase current. Delta wound alternator currents are. Question Number. Question Number.Aircraft Electricity & Electronics . Explanation. Correct Answer is. the phase current multiplied be the square root of 3.page 220. Correct Answer is. phase A and B only. inverter.4. Explanation. Eismin . the same as phase current. Explanation. Single phase components in a 3 phase system may be connected between.

An AC generator is rated at 30 kVA at 0.page 220. Option B. overvoltage of capacitive devices. equal to the phase voltage. Explanation. 24 KW. Question Number. DC via diodes from the main exciter winding on the rotor. Option A.Option B.5 KW. Correct Answer is. Question Number. Eismin . greater than the phase voltage.Aircraft Electricity & Electronics . Option A. DC via diodes from the main exciter winding on the rotor.page 90. Explanation.Aircraft Electricity & Electronics . 69. 24 KW. Option C. Eismin . 68. 70. The line voltage of a 3 phase star connected AC generator is. Correct Answer is. Option C. 37. less than the phase voltage. 30 KW. DC via the slip rings from an external supply.8 Power Factor: this means that the maximum continuous output should not exceed. . overspeeding of AC motors. In an AC generator of the brushless type the rotating field winding is fed with. Correct Answer is. Question Number. Correct Answer is. NIL. Option C. Option C. AC via rotating exciter windings.Aircraft Electricity & Electronics . Explanation. Option A. Option B. Eismin .page 220. Explanation. overheating of inductive devices. Option B. greater than the phase voltage.

alter the reactance of the starter winding circuit. Option A. a universal machine. will run at. 1. phase current. 1. NIL. An AC motor which rotates at the same speed as supply frequency is called. ⅓ speed. Option A.7 * phase current. 71. Correct Answer is. 1. alter the field current. Explanation. Option B. an induction motor. a synchronous motor. Question Number. A three phase AC motor is running at speed on constant load. whilst maintaining constant frequency. Explanation.page 199. alter the driving speed. 72. Eismin .Aircraft Electricity & Electronics .7 * phase voltage. NIL.Question Number. it is necessary to. Option B. Option B. In a Delta connected generator the line current is equal to. Question Number. Option C. alter the field current. Explanation. Option C. Option C. 18. Question Number. Correct Answer is. the motor .7 * phase current. AC Motors. 1. Correct Answer is. a synchronous motor. Option B. Option A. To adjust the voltage of an AC generator. 2. Option A. same speed. If one phase goes open circuit.

Question Number. Shaded poles in an alternating current motor are intended to. prevent overshooting. Option A. Correct Answer is. Question Number. facilitate starting. if 1 phase is lost. 5. Option C. Option A. same speed. Option B. Explanation. runs at 2 thirds speed. A three-phase motor has the windings. reduce eddy current losses.Option C. Option A. the motor. 90° apart. NIL. Option B. runs at 1 third speed. The speed of a 3-phase motor is dependent only on the frequency of the power supply. In a 3 phase motor. To change the direction of a 3-phase induction motor you would. Explanation. 4. Question Number. swap all of the input connections. remains at the same speed. Correct Answer is. Question Number. 120° apart. 180°apart. NIL. Correct Answer is. . 120° apart. Option A. Explanation. Correct Answer is. ⅔ speed. Option C. 3. Option B. remains at the same speed. 6. Explanation. facilitate starting. Option C. NIL.

A capacitor in a single phase AC motor is to. 8. An inductance/resistance motor is. Correct Answer is. stator speed-rotor speed. Correct Answer is. block DC.Option B. less efficient than a capacitance motor. If a connection to a 3-phase AC motor is disconnected. Correct Answer is. Explanation. Option C. swap two of the stator connections. Question Number. The slip speed of an induction motor is. Option B. the motor will. NIL. NIL. swap two of the stator connections. provide a phase shift. provide a phase shift. Option A. Question Number. Question Number. 9. Option C. stator speed + rotor speed. 10. Option C. Explanation. stator speed / rotor speed. Option A. Option B. Aircraft Electrical Systems EHJ Pallett Third Edition. prevent spikes. Option C. better than a capacitance motor. . Explanation. 7. stator speed-rotor speed. NIL. Question Number. restricted to low loads only. Option B. Page 143. Explanation. less efficient than a capacitance motor. remove one of the input connections. Option A. Correct Answer is.

3 phase motor. Correct Answer is. Explanation. continue to run. Option A. 8000 rpm. A capacitor in a single phase motor is to. Calculate the speed of a 400 Hz. Question Number. Explanation.Option A. continue to run. See formula for speed of an AC motor. provide a phase shift. 4 pole machine. 12. OR 90 degrees apart from each other. The phases in supply to a 2 phase motor are electrically. Option A. NIL. 180 degrees apart from each other. Question Number. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. 13. 12. Explanation. Option B. Correct Answer is. Option C. Option C. Option B. Option A. stop. Explanation. since the speed is dependant upon the frequency and the load (slip). 90 degrees apart from each other. NIL.000 rpm. Option B. 120 degrees apart from each other. It will however have less torque. . Option C. provide smoothing. 180 degrees apart from each other. Option B.000 rpm. 6000 rpm. prevent sparking at the switch. 12. disconnecting a phase will not slow down or stop the motor. Question Number. provide a phase shift. slow down and stop. 11. Option C.

constant phase AC supply. Option B. Option C. 14. Correct Answer is. Option A. More on this subject in module 4. A two phase induction motor used on a servo system uses one fixed reference phase and one control phase. increase efficiency. but the rotor takes time to 'lock-on'. 17. Question Number. A shaded pole motor has shaded poles to. 50 %. 15. The rotating field commences instantly upon start.Question Number. create a rotating field. Option C. Explanation. Question Number. create a rotating field. 16. Option B. . 100 %. Option A. NIL. Correct Answer is. OR variable phase AC supply. When the amplitude goes negative it is effectively 180 degrees out of phase with the reference phase and the motor turns backwards. The control phase is the same frequency as the reference phase (and is constant) but varies in amplitude. reversing the rotor connections. Option A. 100 %. A 3 phase induction motor can be reversed by. DC supply. 0 %. constant phase AC supply. Slip on a synchronous motor on start is. Correct Answer is. Option B. Option C. Explanation. changing over any two phases. In a 2 phase induction motor the control winding is fed with. variable phase AC supply. Question Number. Option B. isolating one phase. Option C. Option A. Explanation. reduce interference.

OR changing over any two phases. 20. Question Number. Option C. a universal motor. Explanation. an induction motor. In a synchronous motor. Option B. Question Number. 21. 0%. 18. which is the only thing which can vary the speed. The speed of an AC motor can be affected by the. when the motor is running the slip is. Correct Answer is. armature current. a synchronous motor. Option A. Synchronous motors have no slip. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. reversing the rotor connections. NIL. at any time. Option A. An AC motor which rotates at the same speed as the supply frequency is called. pairs of poles. Question Number. Explanation. Option A. Option C. Option B. 19. 0%. The number of pairs of poles depends upon the frequency of the supply. Explanation. Option B. pairs of poles.Correct Answer is. a synchronous motor. Option A. 3 poles. NIL. Question Number. 100%. . field current. Explanation. 5%. In a two-phase induction motor there are. Option C.

Option A. Explanation. 4 poles. 4 poles. Explanation. The speed of a single phase induction motor is dependant on. Correct Answer is. The principal characteristic of a synchronous motor is. 2 poles. Any AC motor's speed is determined by the supply frequency and/or the number of poles. Correct Answer is. Option B. A pair of poles per phase. the percentage of difference in speeds between the stator and rotor fields. Option C. it must have a synchronised 3 phase supply to operate. Question Number. Motor slip is the percentage of difference in speeds between the stator and rotor fields. 23. Option B. Correct Answer is. it rotates at a speed that is synchronised with the applied ac current. a symptom of a weak field. 24. Option A. the strength of the armature current. Option C. Correct Answer is. Explanation.engineeringtoolbox. it rotates at a speed that is synchronised with the applied dc current. 22. A stronger field or armature current results in only more torque but not speed. it rotates at a speed that is synchronised with the applied ac current. the percentage of difference in speeds between the stator and rotor fields. Question Number. .com/33_649. a shifting of the MNA of the motor. Motor slip is. Option A.html Question Number. Explanation. Option C. Option C. http://www. the strength of the field.Option B. the number of pairs of poles. A synchronous motor rotates at a speed that is synchronised with the applied ac current. Option B. the number of pairs of poles.

stop. Explanation. Pallett Aircraft Electrical Systems 3rd Edition Page 143. 25. poor starting torque. It will run at the same speed. 28. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. Option B. Flap drive actuator. 27. A simple basic induction motor has. 26. to cut out the slow start resistor on an AC motor. Explanation. Option A. run at the same speed. good starting torque. Which of the following applications would require a 'continuously rated' motor?. Option B. poor starting torque. to cut out the resistor/inductor circuit on an AC motor. run at 2/3 speed. Option C. poor running torque. . Fuel pump motor. Explanation. Option C. See forum topic 'Induction Motors' for more info. Question Number. Correct Answer is. Disconnecting one of the phases from a 3-phase motor will cause the motor to. Option A. Option B. Option A. Question Number. run at the same speed. A centrifugal speed switch is used. Option C. Correct Answer is. Question Number. Option C. Option A. good running torque. Fuel pump motor.Question Number. good running torque. Most pump motors are 'continuous rated' to provide a constant output. poor running torque. Explanation. to cut out the capacitor circuit on an AC motor. Option B. poor starting torque. to cut out the resistor/inductor circuit on an AC motor. Starting torque is usually about 60% of maximum. Cargo door actuator.

slip speed. Option B. Provides a high starting torque. Option B. http://cipco. 1. 31. Three 5-microfarad capacitors are connected in parallel. variable amplitude. Smoothing. variable amplitude. NIL. rotor lag. Correct Answer is.Question Number. What is there total capacitance?. Option C. NIL. Option C. What is the purpose of the capacitor used in a single phase AC motor?. Provides a high starting torque. Option A. 5 microfarad. Option A. The difference in speed between a synchronous motor's rotor and stator is known as. . Option C. Pg 141 Aircraft instruments and Integrated Systems Pallett.asp Question Number. fixed amplitude.apogee. Explanation. Option A. Correct Answer is.net/mnd/mfpsync. 30. slip speed. 1. Option C. 15 microfarad. Correct Answer is. Question Number.66 microfarad. 29. Explanation. 19. Option A. Option B. Option B. Changing direction of motor. The controlling phase on a two phase motor is of a. Question Number. Explanation. phase lag. direct current.

stay the same. Option A. Capacitance in parallel add up directly. dependant upon the voltage applied. 2. what will be the effect?. Option B. equal to the sum of the individual capacitors. Option C. Capacitors in series/parallel theory. 3. If the value of the inductance is trebled. Option B. Correct Answer is. less than the smallest of the individual capacitors. 15 microfarad. . is the opposite to resistors in series/parallel theory. Question Number. Option A. Option A. Option B. Capacitance increases.Correct Answer is. Question Number. Capacitance increases. Option C. treble. The circuit shown is at resonance. Get a formula for the capacitance of a capacitor. Capacitance is unaffected. Correct Answer is. See that 'd' is inversely proportional to the capacitance. When capacitors are joined in parallel. Capacitance decreases. the total capacitance is. 4. If the distance between the two plates of a capacitor is reduced. Option C. Explanation. Question Number. reduce by one-third. Explanation. equal to the sum of the individual capacitors. the impedance will. Correct Answer is. Explanation. reduce by one-third.

reducing the impedance of the circuit as a whole (although 'by one-third' is debatable).Explanation. Option C. the field is at a minimum. Option A. Option B. . Option B. it is moving parallel to the field. NIL. 6. Question Number. Option B. Correct Answer is. Explanation. Option C. At resonance. No EMF is induced in the loop of a generator when. If you upset the L-C balance you destroy the resonance. E = (l*V)/B. The impedance of the L-C pair will then reduce. 7. E = (B*l)/V. E = B*l*V. Option C. Explanation. Explanation. Question Number. The rotating part of a motor/generator is called. Correct Answer is. NIL. V = velocity of conductors. Question Number. commutator. Option A. l = length of conductors in the armature. it is moving parallel to the field. NIL. it is moving at right angles to the field. the impedance of the L-C pair is maximum. E = B*l*V. 5. armature. The strength of the EMF generated by a DC generator is given the formula : E = EMF. yoke. B = flux density. armature. Option A. Correct Answer is.

Explanation. armature windings and brushes. Option A. 10. its ability to dissipate heat. When the loop is laying parallel with the field (0o) there is maximum EMF. Explanation. brushes and brushes to commutator contact. directly proportional to the sine of the angle between the loop and the field. Cos0o = 1. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. . switch the direction of the current flow every half cycle. The power output of a DC generator is governed primarily by.Question Number. Question Number. armature windings. 8. indirectly proportional to the sine of the angle between the loop and the field. Question Number. Option C. Option B. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. Option B. switch the direction of current flow every two cycles. Option A. Option C. Option C. A DC machine has internal resistance due to. Question Number. One purpose of the commutator is to. NIL. its method of construction. NIL. Option B. armature windings. 11. brushes and commutator inertia. Explanation. switch the direction of current flow every cycle. Explanation. Option A. NIL. switch the direction of the current flow every half cycle. directly proportional to the cosine of the angle between the loop and the field. Option B. brushes and brushes to commutator contact. its speed of rotation. Option A. The instantaneous value of the EMF induced in a rotating wire loop is. directly proportional to the cosine of the angle between the loop and the field. its ability to dissipate heat. 9. armature windings. Option C.

Question Number. 12. NIL. Question Number. reducing the output by distorting the magnetic field. series with armature windings. Option A. Option A. series with armature windings. Reactive sparking maybe overcome by. Option B. decreasing the time constant of the armature by increasing its resistance. Compensation windings are fitted to a generator in. . reducing the output by increasing internal resistance. Explanation. Option A. series with the field windings. Armature reaction has the effect of. Option C. decreasing the time constant of the armature by increasing its resistance. Explanation. Explanation. Option C. parallel with armature windings. Correct Answer is. 13. Option B. The ratio of armature inductance to its resistance is the electrical time constant of a brush type motor. Correct Answer is.Question Number. reducing the output by distorting the magnetic field. NIL. reducing the output by displacing the geometrical neutral axis. increasing the time constant of the armature by decreasing its resistance. Option B. Option C. increasing the time constant of the armature by increasing its resistance. 14. Correct Answer is.

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