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1. An SCR can be operated a. only on reverse-biased condition b. only on forward-biased condition c.

both forward and reverse biased condition d. without forward biasing 2. While constructing a thyristor, silicon wafer together with the diffused discrete layers is maintained on a supporting base made of a. copper b. molybdunum c. aluminium d. steel 3. A thyristor can be termed as a. DC switch b. AC switch c. Both AC and DC switch d. Square wave switch 4. When anode is positive with respective to cathode in an SCR, the number of blocked p-n junctions a. 1 b. 2 c. 3 d. 4 5. In a thyristor, anode current is made up of a. electrons only b. electrons or holes c. electrons and holes d. electrons, holes, protons 6. The number of p-n junction in a thyristor are/is a. 1 b. 2 c. 3 d. 4 7. An SCR is a a. two - layer two junction device b. three - layer two junction device c. four - layer three junction device d. four - layer four juctio device 8. When cathode is positive with respective to anode in an SCR the number of blocked p-n junctions a. 1 b. 2 c. 3 d. 4 9. An SCR has a. one terminal b. two terminal c. three terminal d. four terminal 10. The drop ac ross SCR during conduction a. 1.5 b. 5.5 c. 0 d. 8.2 11. Chosse the correct statement

a. MOSFET has positive temperature coefficiet (TC) where as BJT has negative TC b. Both MOSFET and BJT have positive TC c. Both MOSFET and BJT have negative TC d. MOSFET has negative TC where as BJT has positive TC 12. Choose the correct statement a. Both MOSFET and BJT are voltage controlled devices(CDS) b. Both MOSFET and BJT are current CDS c. MOSFET is a voltage CD where as BJT is a current CD d. MOSFET is a current controlled device and BJT is a voltage CD 13. As compared to power MOSFET, a BJT has a. lower switching losser but higher conduction loss b. higher swithcing losser and higher conduction loss c. higher switching losses but lower conduction loss d. lower swithing losses and lower conduction loss 14. Secondary breakdown occurs in a. MOSFET but not in BJT b. Both MOSFET and BJT c. BJT but not in MOSFET d. SCR 15. Power MOSFET has three terminals called a. collector, emitter and base b. drain, source and base c. drain, source and gate d. collector, emitter and gate 16. An IGBT has thre terminals called a. collector, emitter and base b. drain, source and base c. drain, source and gate d. collector, emiter and gate 17. An MCT has three terminals called a. anode, cathode and gate b. collection emitter and gate c. drain, source and base d. drain, source and gate 18. Consider the figure (a)

Figure(a) a. b. c. d. BJT MOSFET IGBT MCT

19. Consider the figure (a)

Figure(a) a. BJT b. MOSFET c. IGBT d. MCT 20. Consider the figure (a)

Figure(a) a. BJT b. MOSFET c. IGBT d. MCT 21. A thyristor, when triggered, will change from forward blocking state to conduction state if its anode to cathode voltage is equal to a. peak repetitive off-state forward voltage b. peak working off-state forward voltage c. peak working off-state reverse voltage d. peak non-repetitive off-state forward voltage 22. When a thyristor gets turned on, the gate drive a. should be removed b. should be removed in order to avoid increased losses and higher junction temparature c. may or maynot be removed d. should not be removed as it will turn-off the SCR 23. Once SCR starts conducting a forward current, its gate losses control over a. anode circuit voltage only b. anode circuit current only c. anode circuit voltage and current d. anode circuit current 24. An SCR can be brought to forward conducting state with gate-circuit open when the applied voltage exceeds a. 1.5V

b. reverse breakdown voltage c. forward breakdown voltage d. peak non-repetitive off-state voltage 25. In a thyristor, holding current is
a. more than latching IL b. less than latching IL c. equal to IL

d. very small 26. In a thyristor, ratio of latching current to holding current is a. 0.4 b. 1.0 c. 2.5 d. 0.8 27. On-state voltage drop across a thyristor used in a 250V supply system is of the order of a. 100-110V b. 240-250V c. 1-1.5V d. 12V 28. During forward blocking state, a thyristor is associated with a. large current, low voltage b. low current, large voltage c. medium current, large voltage d. high current, high voltage 29. During forward conduction state, a thyristor is associated with a. large current, low voltage b. low current, large voltage c. medium current, large voltage d. high current, high voltage 30. Ratio of latching current to holding current of thyristor is generally of the order of a. two to three times b. four to five times c. seven to eight times d. ten to twelve times 31. For an SCR with turn on time of 5 micro seconds, and ideal trigger pulse should have a. short rise time with pulse width=3 Sec b. long rise time with pulse width=6 Sec c. short rise time with pulse width=6 Sec d. long rise time with pulse width=3 Sec 32. Turn on time of an SCR can be reduced by using a a. rectangular pulse of high amplitude and narrow width b. rectangular pulse of low amplitude and wide width c. triangular pulse d. sinusoidal pulse 33. Turn on time of an SCR is 30 Sec. If an inductance is inserted in the anode circuit, then the turnon time will be a. 10 Sc b. 20 Sc c. more than 30 Sc d. about 30 Sc 34. In an SCR, anode current flows over a narrow region near the gate during
a. delay time td b. rise time tr ad spread time tp

c. spread time
d. td and tr

35. The turn on time of commonly used thyristor is approximately

a. 10 Sec b. 100 Sec c. 50 Sec d. 200 m Sec 36. Turn on time of an SCR in series RL circuit can be increased by a. increasing circuit resistance R b. increasing circuit inductance L c. decreasing circuit resistance R d. decreasing circuit inductance L 37. Latching current is related to a. turn-on process b. turn-off process c. turn-on and turn-off process d. not-related to turn on-off process 38. Which one of the following method is used mostly to turnon a thyristor? a. forward voltage triggering b. gate triggering c. dv/dt triggering d. light triggering 39. If gate current is increased gradually, breakover voltage of SCR a. increases b. decreases c. remain constant d. may increase or decrease 40. Static V-I characteristics of an SCR with different gate drivers applied to the gate are indicated by a. b. c. d. 41. Turnoff time of converter grade SCRs is a. 50-100 Sec b. 3-50 Sec c. 50-100 n Sec d. 3-50 n Sec 42. Turnoff time of inverter grade SCRs a. 3-50 Sec b. 50-100 Sec c. 3-50 n Sec d. 50-100 n Sec 43. Converter grade SCRs are used in a. rectifiers b. choppers c. inverters d. choppers and inverters 44. Inverter grade SCRs are used in a. Rectifiers b. AC voltage controllers c. Inverters d. Rectifiers and AC voltage controllers 45. The general turnoff time is of the order of a. b. c. d. 100 Sec 100 n Sec 100 m Sec 100 Sec

46. Time taken for anode current to rise from 0.9Ia to 0 Ia is

a. b. c. d. a. b. c. d.

spread time delay time rise time turnon time spread time delay time rise time turnon time

47. Time taken for anode current to rise from 0.1Ia to 0.9Ia

48. Time taken for anode voltage to fall from Va to 0.9Va is

a. spread time b. delay time c. rise time d. turnon time 49. Delay time + rise time + spread time = a. turnoff time of SCR b. turnon time c. circuit turnoff time d. device turnoff time 50. Always for proper commutation a. circuit turnoff time < circuit turnon time b. circuit turnoff time = device turn off time c. circuit turnoff time > device turnoff time d. circuit turnoff time < device turnoff time 51. The function of connecting a zener diode in an UJT circuit, used for the triggering of SCRs, is to a. expeditethe generation of triggering pulses b. delay the generation of triggering pulses c. provide a constant voltage to UJT to prevent erratic firing d. provide a variable voltage to UJT on the source voltage change 52. The maximum firing angle that can be obtained from R-triggering
a. b. c. d. 00 450 300 900

53. Using R-C triggering maximum firing angle that can be obtained practically
a. b. c. d. 1700 900 450 00

54. R-C triggering is preferred over R triggering method because it provides a. larger value of firing angles b. quick firing c. accurate firing d. large pulses 55. A pulse is used to trigger a thyristor because a. reduces harmonics b. increases thyristor loss c. reduces thyristor loss d. reduces harmonics and increases thyristor loss 56. For an UJT employed for triggering of an SCR, standoff ratio and dc source voltge V is 30V. The UJT would triggr when emitter voltage is a. 10

b. 12.8 c. 19.2 d. 5 V 57. Pulse gate triggering is achieved by a. Rheostatic method (R) b. R-C method c. UJT relaxation oscillator d. R, R-C triggering methods 58. Intrinsic stand-off ratio of a UJT is given by
a. RB1 +RB2 b. RB1 RB2 c. RB1 RB1+RB2 d. RB1 -RB2

59. In an UJT, with V the voltage across two base terminals, the emitter potential at peak point is given by a.
b. VD c. + VD d. VD +

60. An UJT exhibits negative resistance region a. before the peak point b. between peak and valley point c. after the valley point d. before the valley point 61. SCRs with arating of 1000V and 200A are available to be used in a string to handle 6KV and 1KA. No. of series connected SCRS, incase derating factor is 0.1 a. 4 b. 5 c. 6 d. 7 62. The di/dt rating of an SCR is specified for its a. decaying anode current b. decaying gate current c. rising gate current d. rising anode current 63. The function of snubber circuit connected across an SCR is to a. suppress dv/dt b. increase dv/dt c. decreases dv/dt d. keep transient over voltages at a constant value 64. The object of connecting resistance and capacitance across gate circuit is to protect the SCR gate against a. over voltages b. dv/dt c. noise signals d. over currents 65. For dynamic equalizing circuit used for series connected SCRs the choice of C is based on a. reverse recovery characteristics b. turn-on characteristics c. turn-off characteristics d. rise-time characteristics 66. For an SCR, dv/dt protection is achieved through the use of a. Rinseries with SCR

b. RC across SCR c. L in series with SCR d. L across SCR 67. For an SCR, di/dt protection is achieved through the use of a. R in series with SCR b. RL in series with SCR c. L in series with SCR d. L across SCR 68. Heat sinks are made from a. copper b. steel c. aluminium d. copper and steel 69. Practical way of obtaining static voltage equalization in series connected SCRs is by a. one resistor across the string b. resistors of different values c. resistors of the same value across each SCR d. one resistor in series with the string 70. If the string efficiency is 0.1 then the derating factor is a. 0.1 b. 0.2 c. 0.8 d. 0.9 71. The average on state current for an SCR is 20A for a resistive load. If an inductance of 5mH is included in the load, then the average on-state current would be a. more than 20A b. less than 20A c. 15A d. 20A 72. Specification sheet for an SCR given its maximum rms on-state current as 35A. This rms
rating for a conduction angle of 1200 would be

a. b. c. d.

more than 35A less than 35A 35A 52.5A

73. The average on-state current for an SCR is 20A for a conduction angle of 1200 . Its average o-state current for 600 conduction angle would be

a. 20A b. 10A c. 40A d. less than 20A 74. Surge current rating of an SCR specifies maximum a. b. c. d. 75. V repetitive current with sine wave non-repetitive current with rectangular wave non-repetitive current with sine wave repetitive current with rectangular wave

a. peak surge forward blocking voltage b. peak working reverse voltage c. peak repetitive reverse voltage d. peak surge reverse voltage 76. Peak surge reverse voltage a. V b. V c. V

d. V 77. Peak working reverse voltage a. V b. V c. V d. V 78. Peak repetitive reverse voltage a. V b. V c. V d. V 79. Peak working forward-blocking voltage a. b. c. d.
80. Ic= a. a Ia b. Ia

V V V V

c.
d. + Ia 81. In complementary commutation circuit R , R and VS=100V. The possible peak value of c urrent throuth T1 is

a. .1A b. 2A c. 3A d. 4A 82. In complementary commutation circuit , and . The


possible peak value of current through T2 is

a. 1A b. 2A c. 4A d. 5A 83. For the given circuit shown in figure (a) , the conduction time for thyristor in microseconds is

Figure(a) a. 0.393 b. 2.546 c. 25.133 d. 8.0 84. The capacitor voltage after SCR gets commutated is Consider the figure (a)

Figure(a) a. 200V b. 400V c. 300V d. 100V 85. For the circuit show in figure (a) . The voltage across thyristor after it is selfcommutated

Figure(a) a. zero b. -1.5V c. -200V d. -400V 86. In current commutation the maximum value of current through auxilary thyristor a. b. c. d. 87. In current commutation circuit peak value current through the thyristor is a. b. c. d. 88. In a resident pulse commutation, circuit turnoff time for main thyristor is a. b.

c. d. 89. In voltage or impulse commutation, circuit turnoff time for main thyristor is a. b. c. d. 90. In the circuit shown in figure (a) , peak thyristor current is

Figure(a) a. 100A b. 50A c. 400A d. 1800A 91. A single phase half-wave recitfier has 400Sin 314t as the input voltage and R as the
load. For a firing angle of 600 for the SCR, average output voltage is

a. 400/p b. 200/p c. 300/p d. 250/p 92. In the following converter whose pure number is one a. b. c. d. 1- Full wave converter 1- Half controlled converter 1- Half wave converter 3- Half wave converter

93. In a 1- half wave converter with R load, it the conduction interval is 1500 then what is

the firing angle of the SCR


a. 300 b. 600 c. 00 d. 1800 94. In a 1- half wave converter with R load, if the firing angle of the SCR is 300 the angle

at which SCR stops the conduction is


a. 300 b. 1800 c. 600 d. 1500 95. A single phase half wave rectifier has Vm Sin as the input voltage and R as the load.

For a firing angle of a for the SCR, average output voltage is a. b.

c. d. 96. The pulse number of a single phase half wave converter is a. b. c. d. 2 4 3 1

97. In 1- half wave converter with R load, if the firing angle of SCR is 300 what is the

conduction interval of thyristor is


a. b. c. d. 300 600 1500 1800

98. A 1- half wave converter gives _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ mode of operation with resistive load a. continuous b. discontinuous c. continuous and discontinuous d. for certain firing angles only continuous 99. A 1- one pulse converter has 200Sin 314t as the input voltage and R as the load. For a
firing angle of 600 for the SCR, average output voltage is

a. 400/p b. c. d. zero 100. A 1- one pulse converter has 100V as the input rms voltage and R as the load.
For a firing angle of 900 for the SCR, average output voltage is

a. b. c. d. zero 101. In the following converter which one has internal free wheeling action a. 1- half wave with R load b. 1- full wave with bridge configuration c. 1- full wave with midpoint configuration d. 1- half controlled converter 102. In a 1- halfwave converter with RL load, and a freewheeling diode across the load, extinction angle is more than p. For a firing angle a freewheeling diode conducts for a. b. c. a d. 103. In a single-phase one-pulse circuit with RL load and a free wheeling diode across the load, extinction angle is less than p. For a firing angle a, the SCR and freewheeling diode would respectively conduct for
a. ,00

b. , c. a, d. , a 104. In a 1- half wave converter with R-L load and extinction angle is the average output voltage for a firing angle of a a. b.

c. d. 105. Effect of free wheeling diode a. input power factor decreases b. reactive power consumption increases c. current waveform becomes discontinuous d. input power factor increases 106. Using a freewheeling diode current wave form becomes a. more continuous b. more discontinuous c. sometimes continuous and discontinuous d. no effect 107. In a 1- half wave converter with RL load, and a free wheeling diode across the load, extinction angle to is more than p. For a firing angle a, SCR conducts for a. b. c. a d. zero
108. in a 1- half wave coverter with R-L load and extinection angle is 2100 and firing angle is 300 . What is the conduction angle of SCR a. 2100 b. 300

c. 180 d. zero 109. In a 1- half wave converter with R-L load and freewheeling diode across the load. If the firing a and extinction angle is . Then average output voltage a. b. c. d. zero 110. What is the pure number of 1- half wave converter with free wheeling diode a. b. c. d. 2 1 3 zero

111. In a single pahse half controlled converter with R-load and firing angle is 300 . It's

circuit turn off time is a. b. c. d.


112. In a single phase half controlled converter with R-load and firing angle is 600 .

Each diode conducts for


a. 1200 b. 1500 c. 1800

d. zero 113. In a 1- half controlled converter with R-load. The conduction interval of freeweeling diode is a. a b. c. d. zero

114. In a single phas half controlled converter with R-load for a firing angle of 300 the

conduction angle of SCR is


a. 300 b. 1500 c. 1800

d. zero 115. Ina single phase half controlled converter with R-load the output current wave form is a. Continuous b. Discontinuous c. Continuous and also discontinuous d. Continuous only for certain firing angles 116. A 1- semiconverter input power factor is _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ to full converter a. high b. low c. same d. high or low 117. In a 1- half controlled convertr no.of SCRS a. 3 b. 1 c. 2 d. 4 118. In a 1- half controlled converter no.of diodes a. 1 b. 2 c. 4 d. zero 119. In a 1- half controlled converter with R-load and firing angle is a . The average output voltage is a. b. c. d. zero
120. A 1- half controlled converter with R-load and firing angle is 600 . The average

output voltage is a. b. c. d. zero 121. In any converter whether the waveform is continuous or discontinuous depends on a. firing angle only b. extinction angle only c. time constant of load circuit d. firing angle, extinchan angle, time cantant of load circuit 122. A 1- semi converter with R-L load and is giving continuous mode of operation. The conduction angle of SCR. a. a b. c. p d. zero 123. A 1- semi converter with R-L load and gives discontinuous operation. The extinction angle is . The freewheeling interval is

a. b. c. p d. a 124. A 1- semiconverter with R-L, the current waveform can be a. continuous b. discontinuous c. continuous or discontinuous d. can't be determined 125. In 1- semiconverter with R-L load, by increasing inductance in the load circuit current waveform becomes a. more continuous b. discontinuous c. continuous or discontinuous d. remains same 126. What is the pulse number of 1- semiconverter a. 1 b. 2 c. 3 d. 4 127. A 1- semiconverter with R-L load and gives continuous mode of operation for a firing angle a. The average output voltage expression a. b. c. d. zero 128. A 1- semiconverter with R-L load and operating with continuous mode of operation. The conduction angle of diode is a. a b. c. p d. zero 129. A 1- semiconverter with R-L load and operating with continuous mode of operation. The freewheeling interval is a. b. p c. a d. zero 130. A 1- semiconverter with R-L load gives discontinuous operation. The extinction angle is . The conduction angle of SCR is a. b. a c. d. p 131. A 1- semiconverter with RLE load gives constant ripple free current. Then
displacement angle f1 =

a. a b. c. d. 132. A 1- semiconverter with RLE load gives constant continuous ripplefree load
current I0 . The average value of source current a. I/

b. c. zero

d. I0

133. A 1- semiconverter with RLE load gives discontinuous opertion. If the inductance in the load circuit is increased to very high value then the converter can give a. continuous operation b. discontinuous c. continuous and discontinuous d. remains same 134. A 1- semiconverter with RLE load gives constant continuous ripple free current
I0 . The rms value of source current a. I0

b. c. d. 135. A 1- semiconverter with RLE load gives constant continuous ripple free current
I0 . The average calue of thyristor current a. I0

b. c. d. zero 136. A 1- semiconverter with RLE load gives constant continuous ripple free current
I0 . The rms value of thyristor current is a. I0

b. c. d. zero 137. A 1- semiconverter with RLE load can give a. single quadrant b. two quadrant c. four quadrant d. three and two quadrant 138. A 1- semiconverter with RLE load gives continuous operation. If the back emf is increased to a very high value then converter will be operated in a. continuous mode b. discontinuous mode c. remains same d. continuous or discontinuous 139. A 1- semi converter with RLE load gives constant continuous ripple free current
I0 . I0 =

a. b. c. d. zero 140. Sin A=1- semiconverter, if output voltage has peak and average valu es of 32 5 and 133V respectively. The firing angle is
a. b. c. d. 400 1400 73.40 800

141. A singl-phase two-pulse converter has an average output voltage and power output of 500V and 10kw respectively. The thyristor used in the two-pulse bridge converter are now re-employed to from a single-phase two pulse midpoint converter.

The new controlled converer would give, respectively, an average output voltage and power output of a. 500V,10kw b. 250V,5kw c. 250V,10kw d. 500V,5kw 142. A 1- two pulse converter has an average output voltage and power output of 250V and 5kw respectively. The thyristor used in the two-pulse bridge converter are now re-employed to form a single-phase two pulse midpoint converter. The new controlled converter would give respectively an average at output voltage and power output of a. 250V, 5kw b. 125V, 2.5kw c. 125V, 5kw d. 500V, 5kw 143. A single - phase full wave mid-point thyristor converter used a 230 /200V transformer with centre tap on the secondary side. The PIV for each thyristor a. 100 b. 141.4 c. 200 d. 282.8 144. A single-phase full wave mid-point thyristor converter uses 400/200V transformer with centre tap on the secondary side. The PIV for each thyristor a. 100 b. 141.4 c. 200 d. 282 145. A single-phase fullware mid-point thyristor converter used 230/100V transformer with centre tap on the secondary side. The PIV for each thyristor is a. 100 b. 70.7 c. 100 d. 141.2 146. The secondary rms voltage of center tapped transformer used in midpoint
configuration of fully controlled converter is 2Vs. Then the PIV of each SCR is a. 2Vs b. Vs /2 c. Vs d. 2Vs

147. The major advantage of fully controlled converter over semiconverter is a. power factor improvement b. internal freewheeling action c. single quadrant operation d. two quadrant operation 148. Which one of the following converter can give both positive and negative average voltages a. 1- full converter b. 1- half wave converter c. 1- semi converter d. 1- half wave and semiconverter 149. No.of SCRs used in 1- full converter with midpoint configuration a. b. c. d. 1 2 3 4

150. For continuous conduction, in a single phase full converter the circuit turnoff time is a. b. c. d. 151. A 1- fully controlled converter is connected to a 200Sin 314t voltage supply. Its output is fed to a load resistance of 10 and inductance 2H. The expression of transient current is a. Ae b. Ae c. Ae d. Ae 152. In a full converter with RL load SCR can conduct even during negative cycle of source voltage majorty due to a. resistance b. firing angle c. inductance d. resistance and inductance 153. A full converter is operating with RL load. The average output voltage across the inductance is
a. Vs b. V/

c. zero
d. 2Vs

154. A single phase full converter is operating with RL load. It is giving continuous
mode of operation. During the interval a to Vs =

a. b. c. d. zero 155. For continuous conduction, in a single-phase full converter each pair of SCRs conducts for a. b. p c. a d. 156. For continuous conduction, in a single phase full converter one pair of SCRs maintains the conduction from (if the firing angle of SCR is a) a. 0 to p b. a to p c. a to d. p to 157. For discontinuous load current and extinction angle , in a single-phase full converter each thyristor conducts for a. a b. c. d.
158. In a single phase full converter with RL load, firing angle is 300 and its giving

continuous mode of operation. The conduction angle of each SCR is


a. b. c. d. 300 1500 1800 600

159. A single phase full converter is operating with RL load. During discontinuous mode of operation, from to the instantaneous output voltage is
a. Vs b. Vs /2

c. d. zero 160. In a single-phase full converter bridge, the average output voltage is given by

a. b.

c. d. None 161. The input source frequency of fully conrolled converter is F. The ripple frequency of ouput of the converter is a. F b. 2F c. 3F d. 4F 162. Which of the following converter c an give regenarative operation a. 1- halfwave converter with R load b. 1- fully controlled converter with RL load c. 1- semi converter with R load d. 1- fully controlled converter with RLE load 163. In controlled rectifiers, the nature of load current a. does not depend on type of load and firing angle delay b. depends both on the type of load and firing angle delay c. depends only on the type of load d. depends only on source voltage 164. A 1- fully controlled converter can give a. first quadrant of operation only b. second quadrant of operation only c. first and fourth quadrants d. all the four quadrants of operation 165. In a single-phase fully converter with resistive load and for a firing angle a, load current is zero and non-zero respectively for a. a, b. , a c. a, d. p, a 166. A 1- fully controlled converter needs (Bridge configuration) a. 2SCRs b. 4SCRs c. 1SCRs d. 5SCRs 167. Pulse number of a 1- fully controlled converter a. 1 b. 2 c. 3 d. 4 168. How many full converters are needed to get all the quadrants of operation for the drive

a. 1 b. 2 c. 3 d. 4 169. In a full converter total no.of SCRs conducting simultaneously is a. 1 b. 2 c. 3 d. 4 170. A 1- fully controlled bridge is supplied at 120V. The average load voltage for a
firing angle of 00. Assume continuous load current

a. 105 b. 108 c. 200 d. zero 171. A 1- fully controlled bridge is supplied at 120V. The average load voltage for a
firing angle of 900 . Assume continuous load current

105 108 200 zero 172. The average current expression incase of 1- full converter with RLE load can be
written as I0

a. b. c. d.

a. b. c. d. Zero 173. In a single phase full converter, if output voltage has peak and average values of 325V and 133V respectively, then the firing angle is
a. b. c. d. 400 1400 500 1300

174. In controlled rectifiers, mostly current ripple gets a. increased b. decreased c. remains same d. may increase or decrease 175. The peak inverse volage in ac to dc converter systems is highest in a. 1- full wave midpoint converter b. 1- full converter with bridge converter c. 3- bridge converter d. 3- half wave converter 176. For a 1- full converter with R load (firing angle as a) the average output voltage expression is a. b. c. d. zero 177. The average output voltage expression of 1- full c onverter with RL load and firing angle as a (with continuous operation) a. b.

c. d. zero 178. The average output voltage expression of 1- full converter with RLE load and firing angle as a (with continuous operation) a. b. c. d. zero 179. The average output voltage expression of 1- full c onverter with R-L load and with extinction angle as . a. b. c. zero d. 180. During rectification mode 1- full converter a. absorbs both active and reactive power b. absorbs active and releases reactive power c. releases both active and reactive d. releases active and absorbs reactive power 181. During regenerative mode 1- full converter a. b. c. d. absorbs both active and reactive power absorbs active and releases reactive power releases both active and reactive releases active and absorbs reac tive power

182. In a 1- full converter, if load current is I0 and ripplefree, then average thyristor

current is
a. I0

b. c. d. zero
183. In a 1- full converter, if load current is I0 and ripplefree, then the average source

current is
a. I0

b. c. d. zero 184. For regenerative operation using 1- full converter, load must be a. R load b. RL load c. RLE load d. any load 185. 1- full converter giving constant continuous ripple free current with RL load P.F= a. b. c. d. 186. A 1- full converter is operating with dc drive. For which firing angles it can give motoring mode
a. a < 900 b. a le 1500 c. a > 900

d. a = 1800

187. 1- full converter is operating with dc drive. In the following case when can it be operated in regenerative mode
a. a < 900 b. a > 900 c. a < 450

d. 188. A 1- full converter is operating with RLE load. During discontinuous mode of operation the average output voltage across load is a. b. c. d. zero 189. A 1- full converter is operating with RLE load. It is giving discontinuous operation and . During the interval . The output voltage is a. b. c. E d. 0
190. The effect of source inductance(LS ) in a single-phase fully controlled bridge

results in an equivalent resistance in series with internal voltage of rectifier. What is this equivalent resistance a. b. c. d. 191. Due to effect of source induc tance the average output voltage a. increases b. decreases c. remains same d. increases and decreases 192. Overlap angle in a 1- full converter is mostly dependent on a. firing angle b. source inductance c. load time constant d. independent of all parameters 193. As the pulse number increases the ripple factor of voltage a. increases b. decreases c. may increase or decrease d. remains same 194. The type of commutation used in 1- fully controlled converter is a. resonant pulse commutation b. voltage commutation c. load commutation d. natural commutation 195. In a single-phase full converter, the output voltage during overlap is equal to a. zero b. source voltage c. source voltage minus the inductance drop d. half of source voltage 196. A full converter can act as a semiconverter by keeping

a. a diode in series with load b. a diode in shunt with load c. a diode in series with source d. a diode in shunt with source 197. During the overlap period in a 1- full converter how many SCRs are in conduction simultaneously a. 1 b. 2 c. 3 d. 4 198. The effect of source inductance on the performance of single phase and threephase full converter is to a. reduce the ripple in the load current b. make discontinuous current as continuous c. reduce the output voltage d. increase the load voltage 199. The total number of thyristors conducting simultaneously in a 3-phase full c onverter with overlap considered has sequenc e of a. b. c. d. 3,3,2,2 3,3,3,2 3,2,3,2 2,2,2,3