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1.  Two 100-W, 200-V lamps are connected in series across a 200-V supply. The total power consumed by each lam will be _____ watts.

(a) 200

(b) 100

(c) 50

(d) 25  (Ans)

2. Kirchhoff’s voltage law is not valid for a non-linear network.

(a) True

(b) False   (Ans)

3. The material used for fuse must have

(a) low melting point and low specific resistance

(b) high melting point and low specific resistance

(c) low melting point and high specific resistance  (Ans)

(d) none of these

4. If a piece of metal wire is stretched, its resistance will increase.

(a) True   (Ans)

(b) False

5. The usual value of the surge impedance of a telephone line is ____ ohm.

(a) 75  (Ans)

(b) 600

(c) 500

(d) 250

6. In mesh analysis of a network, all the mesh current must necessarily be either clock-wise or anticlock-wise.

(a) True   (Ans)

(b) False

7. The purpose of introducing reactor in the ignition circuit of mercury are rectifier is to limit the

(a) voltage of the circuit

(b) rate  of change of flux in the circuit

(c) current in the circuit   (Ans)

(d) rate of change of current in the circuit

8.  An uncharged capacitor is connected across a charged one. There will flow an impulsive current through the circuit.

(a) True   (Ans)

(b) False

9.  In the case of a lossy capacitor, series equivalent  resistance value will be

(a) small

(b) large   (Ans)

(c) very small

(d) none of these

10. Time constant of an R- C circuit increases if the value of resistance is

(a) decreased

(b) increased   (Ans)

(c) neither (a) nor (b)

(d) either (a) nor (b)

11. If R, L and C denote resistance, inductance and capacitance respectively, the quantity RC has the same dimensions as that of R/L.

(a) True

(b) False   (Ans)

12. If R, L and C denote resistance, inductance and capacitance respectively, the quantity CR2 has the dimensions of L.

(a) True    (Ans)

(b) False

13. Sparking between contacts can be reduced by inserting a

(a) capacitor in parallel with contacts   (Ans)

(b) resistance in the line

(c) capacitor in series with contacts

(d) none of these

14. A battery will not cause any current to flow, when it is connected across a pure capacitor, in the steady state even if the capacitor value varies with time.

(a) True

(b) False   (Ans)

15. Voltage stress is maximum in a cable at the surface of the

(a) insulator

(b) sheath

(c) conductor   (Ans)

(d) none of these

16. When two capacitors C1 and C2 are connected in series, the effective capacitance is C1 + C2

(a) True

(b) False   (Ans)

17. Sparking occurs when a load is switched off because the circuit has high

(a) resistance   (Ans)

(b) inductance

(c) capacitance

(d) none of these

18. The flux linked with a coil of inductance L carrying a current is d/dt (Li) .

(a) True

(b) False   (Ans)

19. The coefficient of coupling between two air core coils depends on

(a) mutual inductance and self inductances of the two coils   (Ans)

(b) mutual inductance between two coils only

(c) self inductances of the two coils only

(d) none of these

20.  The location of lightning arrestor is

(a) away from the transformer

(b) near the transformer   (Ans)

(c) near the circuit breaker

(d) none of these

21. A conductor of length 1 metre moves at rt. angles to a magnetic field of flux density 1 Wb/m2 with a velocity of 25 m/s. The induced e.m.f. in the conductor will be _______ volt.

(a) 75

(b) 25  (Ans)

(c) 50

(d) 100

22. In electrical machines, laminated cores are used with a view to reducing

(a) eddy current loss   (Ans)

(b) hysteresis loss

23. A battery

(a) always delivers power

(b) always absorbs power

(c) absorbs power when the internal resistance is non-zero but delivers power when the internal resistance is zero

(d) can absorb or deliver power depending upon the circuit to which it is connected   (Ans)

24.  When one wants to connect two batteries in parallel to draw larger current than what can be supplied by one battery, it suffices to ensure that their e.m.f.s. are equal.

(a) True    (Ans)

(b) False

25.  An ideal battery can supply infinite current

(a) True

(b) False   (Ans)

26. Decibel is a

(a) unit of voltage

(b) unit of power

(c) ratio of power   (Ans)

(d) none of these

27. dBm is a

(a) ratio of power   (Ans)

(b) unit of power

(c) unit of voltage

(d) none of these

28. Decibel is a unit of

(a) frequency

(b) impedance

(c) power ratio   (Ans)

(d) none of these

29. The absolute unit of resistance is of the dimension of

(a) velocity   (Ans)

(b) length

(c) acceleration

(d) none of these

30. The absolute unit of inductance is of the dimension of

(a)  time

(b) length   (Ans)

(c) mass

(d) none of these

31.  The applied voltage from the circuit being checked is disconnected  when an ohmmeter is used because

(a) the current will decrease the resistance

(b) the ohmmeter has its own battery

(c) no current is needed for meter movements

(d) the voltage source will increase the resistance   (Ans)

32. An accurate voltmeter must have an internal impedance of

(a) very high value   (Ans)

(b) very low value

(c) low value

(d) none of these

33.  A moving-coil instrument can be used to measure

(a) high frequency a.c.

(b) low frequency a.c.

(c) both d.c. and a.c

(d) direct current   (Ans)

34. The voltage drop across the moving coil of a 50-μA (f.s) PMMC meter at full-scale deflection is ___ the voltage drop across that of a 1-mA (fs) PMMC meter at full-scale deflection.

(a) less than

(b) approximately equal to   (Ans)

(c) greater than

(d) none of these

35. Deflection of pointer of a permanent-magnet moving-coil meter for fixed current is ______flux density in the air gap between magnetic pole shoes and coil.

(a) independent of

(b) directly proportional to   (Ans)

(c) inversely proportional to

(d) none of these

36. A moving-iron meter is useful for voltage measurement at _____ frequencies.

(a) high

(b) low   (Ans)

(c) very high

(d) none of these

37.  A thermocouple instrument would be useful for current measurement at _____ frequencies.

(a) low

(b) very low

(c) very high   (Ans)

(d) none of these

38. Which of the following instruments will be used to measure alternating current only ?

(a) moving-iron (attraction-type) ammeter

(b) moving-iron voltmeter

(c) permanent-magnet type ammeter

(d) induction-type ammeter   (Ans)

39. A milliammeter can be used

(a) only as an ammeter

(b) as a voltmeter

(c) both as voltmeter and ammeter   (Ans)

(d) none of these

40.  To measure the e.m.f. of a Weston standard cell, one would use a/an

(a) electrostatic voltmeter

(b) hot-wire voltmeter

(c) galvanometer

(d) potentiometer   (Ans)

41. Deflection sensitivity of deflecting plates of a cathode ray tube ___ the distance between deflection plates.

(a) is inversely proportional to    (Ans)

(b) is directly proportional to

(c) does not depend on

(d) none of these

42. Deflection sensitivity of deflecting plates of a cathode ray tube ____ the accelerating anode (A3) voltage.

(a) is inversely proportional to    (Ans)

(b) is directly proportional to

(c) does not depend on

(d) none of these

43. A moving-coil instrument can be used to measure

(a) direct current    (Ans)

(b) alternating current

(c) both direct current and alternating current

(d) none of these

44. The frequency stability of a crystal oscillator depends upon

(a) tuned circuit

(b) crystal    (Ans)

(c) crystal as well as the tuned circuit.

(d) none of these

45. Hay bridge is usually used for measuring

(a) resistance

(b) capacitance

(c) inductance    (Ans)

(d) none of these

46. Schering bridge is used for measuring

(a) capacitance    (Ans)

(b) inductance

(c) frequency

(d) none of these

47. The Wien's bridge is particularly useful for measuring frequencies of ____ value.

(a) low

(b) very high

(c) high    (Ans)

(d) very low

48. Impedance relay is used to protect

(a) line within a particular zone    (Ans)

(b) line beyond a particular zone

(c) the whole transmission system

(d) none of these

49.  Buchholz relay is used in ____ protection.

(a) line

(b) generator

(c) transformer    (Ans)

(d) none of these

50. 1 GHz means 109 Hz.

(a) True     (Ans)

(b) False