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1.    Weins bridge is used for measurement of frequency in the applied voltage waveform is measurement of frequency in the applied voltage waveform is
(a)   Sinusoidal            (Ans)
(b)   Square
(c)   rectangular
(d)   triangular

2.    Strain gauge is
(a)  not a transducer
(b)  an active transducer            (Ans)
(c)  not an electronic
(d)  none

3.    A high Q coil has
(a)   large band width
(b)   high losses            (Ans)
(c)   low losses
(d)   flat response

4.    In the case of an instrument reading of 8.3V with a 0 to 150 voltmeter having a guaranteed accuracy of 1% full scale reading, the percentage limiting error is
(a)   1.810 %
(b)   0.181 %
(c)   12.45 %            (Ans)
(d)   0.0018%
(Explanation : Limiting error at full scale = 1/100  X 150 = 1.5 volt
the true reading may be (8.3 + 1.5) Volt the relative error  = 1.5/100 X 8.3 = 12.45 % )

5.    The 'h' parameter equivalent circuit of a junction transistor is valid for
(a)   High frequency, large  signal operation
(b)   High frequency, small signal operation
(c)   Low frequency, small signal operation             (Ans)
(d)   Low frequency, large signal operation

6.    A system is casual if the output of any time depends only on
(a)   Values of input in the past and in the future
(b)   Values of input at that time and in the past             (Ans)
(c)   Values of input at that time and in the future
(d)   None

7.    From the hot metal surface electrons escape because
(a)   of change of state from metal to gas due to heat
(b)   of change of state from gas to metal
(c)    the energy greater than the work function            (Ans)
(d)    the energy is greater than Fermi level

8.    The most common device used for detection in radio receivers is
(a)   amplifier
(b)   triode
(c)   diode            (Ans)
(d)   transistor

9.    In a full wave rectifier the negative point in a circuit is
(a)   Cathode
(b)   anode
(c)   The central tap on the high voltage secondary             (Ans)
(d)   Plate

10.   Negative feedback amplifier has a signal corrupted by noise as its input
(a)   Amplify the noise as much as the signal
(b)   Reduce the noise            (Ans)
(c)   Increase the noise
(d)   Not effect the noise

PART II
11.   It is an unidirectional device that blocks the current flow from cathode to anode
(a)    SCR            (Ans)
(b)    PCR
(c)    VCR
(d)    DCR

12.   An ideal constant current source is connected in series with an ideal constant voltage source. Considering together the combination will be a
(a)    constant voltage source
(b)    constant current source            (Ans)
(c)    constant voltage and a constant current source or a constant power source
(d)    resistance

13.   A node current in an thyristor is made up of
(a)    electrons only
(b)    electrons or holes
(c)    electrons and holes            (Ans)
(d)    holes only

14.    For a pulse transformer, the material used for its core and the possible turn ratio from primary to secondary are respectively
(a)    ferrite : 20:1
(b)    laminated iron : 1:1
(c)    ferrite : 1:1            (Ans)
(d)    powdered iron :1:1

15.   A converter which can operate in both 3 pulse and 6 pulse modes is a
(a)    1 phase full converter
(b)    3 phase half wave converter
(c)    3 phase semi converter            (Ans)
(d)    3 phase full converter

16.   A single phase CSI has capacitor C as the load. For a constant source current, the voltage across the capacitor is
(a)    square wave
(b)    triangular wave            (Ans)
(c)    step function
(d)    pulsed wave

17.   A single phase full wave midpoint thyristor convertor uses a 230/200 V transformer with centre tap on the secondary side. The P.I.V per thyristor is
(a)    100 V
(b)    141.4V
(c)    200 V
(d)    282.8 V            (Ans)
(Explanation : For centre taped transformer in output side the PIV = 2 Vrms = 2 x 200/√2 = 282.8 Volt)

18.   In dc choppers for chopping period T, the output voltage can be controlled by FM by varying
(a)    T keeping Ton constant            (Ans)
(b)    Ton keeping T constant
(c)    Toff keeping T constant
(d)    None of the above

19.    An ideal power supply consist of
(a)    A Very small output resistance
(b)    Zero internal resistance             (Ans)
(c)    Very large input resistance
(d)    Very large output resistance

20.   The linearity error for a digital input is indicated by
(a)    ξ
(b)    y
(c)    η
(d)    ε             (Ans)

21.  In the 8421 BCD code the decimal number 125 is written as
(a)   1111101           (Ans)
(b)   0001 0010 0101
(c)   7D
(d)   None of the above
Explanation :

22.  Match the given feedback circuit with its proper nomenclatures

(a)   Current series feedback           (Ans)
(b)   Current shunt feedback
(c)   Voltage series feedback
(d)   Voltage shunt feedback

23.   Class A amplifier is used when
(a)    No phase inversion is required
(b)    Highest voltage gain is required
(c)    dc voltages are to be amplified
(d)    Minimum distortion is desired          (Ans)

24.    Identify the correct match for the give transistor

(a)    Enhancement type P channel MOSFET
(b)    Depletion type N channel MOSFET          (Ans)
(c)    Enhancement type N channel MOSFET
(d)    Depletion type P channel MOSFET

25.   In case a signal band limited to fermimeter is sampled at a rate less than 2 fermimeter , the constructed signal will be
(a)    Distortionless
(b)    Small in amplitude
(c)    Having higher frequencies suppressed
(d)    Distorted           (Ans)

26.    IC which has quad 2 input AND gates
(a)     7411
(b)     7404
(c)     7400
(d)     7408          (Ans)

27.    Registers in which data is entered or taken out in serial form are referred as
(a)     left shift register
(b)     right shift register
(c)     shift registers           (Ans)
(d)     none of the above

28.    The expression ABC can be simplified to
(a)     A B  C
(b)    AB + BC + CA
(c)    A B +  C
(d)    A + B + C          (Ans)

(i)    Routh Herwitz's criterion is in time domain
(ii)    Root locus plot is in time domain
(iii)    Bode plot is in frequency domain
(iv)    Nyquist criterion is in frequency domain          (Ans)

(a)    2, 3 and 4 are correct
(b)    1, 2 and 3 are correct
(c)    3 and 4 are correct
(d)    All four are correct

30.   Register and counters are similar in the sense that they both
(a)    count pulses
(b)    store binary operation
(c)    shift registers
(d)    made from an array of flip flops and gates integrated on a single chip          (Ans)

31.   In D/A converter, the resolution required is 50 mv and the total maximum input is 10 V. The number of bits required is
(a)    7
(b)    8          (Ans)
(c)    9
(d)    200

32.   On differentiation unit impulse function results in
(a)    Unit parabolic function
(b)    Unit triplet
(c)    Unit doublet          (Ans)
(d)    Unit ramp function

33.   ------ watt of power is received from sun per m2 surface area of a geosynchronous satellite
(a)    100
(b)    500
(c)    2000
(d)    1000         (Ans)

34.   The ripple factor in an LC filter
(a)    Increase with the load current
(b)    Increases with the load resistance
(c)    Remains constant with the load current
(d)    Has the lowest value          (Ans)

35.   In different parts of the country identical telephone numbers are distinguished by their
(a)    Language digits
(b)    Access digits
(c)    Area codes          (Ans)
(d)    Central office codes

36.   Amplitude modulation is used for broadcasting because
(a)    it is move noise immune than other modulation systems
(b)    compared with other systems it requires less transmitting power
(c)    its use avoids receiver complexity         (Ans)
(d)    no other modulation system can provide the necessary bandwidth for high fidelity

37.   The maximum phase shift than can be provided by a lead compensator with transfer function
G0(S)  = 1 + 6S
1 + 2S
(a)   15o
(b)    45o
(c)    30o          (Ans)
(d)    60o
(Explanation : If  GC(s)  = 1 +Tn s
1 + Td s
then Q = tan -1 ωTn  - tan-1 ωTd
Q = tan -1 6ω  - tan-1 2ω
So maximum phase shift will be Q= 30o )

38.   The correct sequence of steps required to improve system stability is
(a)    Insert derivative action, use negative feedback, reduce again
(b)    Reduce gain, use negative feedback, insert derivative action
(c)    Reduce gain, insert derivative action, use negative feedback
(d)    Use negative feedback, reduce gain, insert derivative action.          (Ans)

39.   Identify slope change at ω= 10 of the magnitude v/s frequency characteristic of a unity feedback system with the following open-loop transfer function
G (jω) =                          5(1+j o.w)
jω (1 + j0.5ω) [ (1+j 0.6  ω/50)  + ( jω/50)2]
(a)    -80 dB/dec to - 60 dB/dec         (Ans)
(b)    40 dB/dec to 20 dB/dec
(c)    20 dB/dec to - 40 dB/dec
(d)    40 dB/dec to - 20 dB/dec
(Explanation :

 Factor Corner frequency Gain and angle 5 ----- 20 log5=14dB line parallel to x axis 1jω ----- -20dB/dec passing through ω=1 11 + j0.5ω ω1=2 -20dB/dec slope originates from ω=2 1+0(1+j 0.6  ω/50)  + ( jω/50)2 ω2=7.07 -40 dB/dec slope originates from ω=7.07 1+j 0-1 ω ω3=10 +20dB/dec slope originates ω=10

40.   In the feedback control system the loop transfer function is given by
G(s) H (s) =                         K
s(s+2) (s2 +2s +2)
Number of asymptotes of its root loci is
(a)    1
(b)    2
(c)    3
(d)    4         (Ans)

41.    In a closed -  loop transfer function
G (s)    =                     2600k(s + 25)
R (s)        s4 +125s3 + 5100s2 + 65000s + 65000k
the imaginary axis intercepts of the root loci will be
(a)    + j228        (Ans)
(b)    +j2.28
(c)    +j1.14
(d)    +j114

42.    Considering the following statement : In a magic tee
1.    the collinear arms are isolated from each other
2.   one of the collinear is isolated from the E-arm
3.    one of the collinear arm is isolated from the H-arm
4.    E-arm and H-arm are isolated from each other. of these statements

(a)   1 and 2 are correct
(b)    1 and 3 are correct
(c)    1 and 4 are correct        (Ans)
(d)    2 and 3 are correct

43.   In 1965 first geostationary satellite was launched called
(a)    ANIK
(b)    EARLY BIRD (Intel sat-1)
(c)    WESTAR        (Ans)
(d)    MOLNIYA

44.   When A = 0., B = 0, C=1 then in two input logic gate we get gate
(a)    XOR gate
(b)    AND gate
(c)    NAND gate        (Ans)
(d)    NOR gate

(a)    is tuned above the stations incoming frequency
(b)    amplifies the output of local oscillator
(c)    is fixed tuned to one particular frequency         (Ans)
(d)    can be tuned to various isolate frequencies

46.   A duplexer is used to
(a)    couple two antennas to a transmitter without interference
(b)    isolate the antennas from the local oscillator
(c)    prevent interference between two antennas connected to a receiver         (Ans)
(d)    use an antenna for reception or transmission without interference

47.   Boolean algebra is based on
(a)    numbers
(b)    logic         (Ans)
(c)    truth
(d)    symbols

48.   The amplifiers following the modulated stage in a low level modulation AM system be
(a)    linear amplifier
(b)    harmonic generators
(c)    class C power amplifiers        (Ans)
(d)    class B untuned amplifiers

49.   In a radar system maximum unambiguous range depends on
(a)    maximum power of the transmitter
(b)    pulse repetition frequency        (Ans)
(c)    width of the transmitted pulse

50.   In composite video waveform the function of the serrations, is to
(a)    equalize the charge in the integrator before the start of vertical retrace.
(b)    help vertical synchronization
(c)    help horizontal synchronization         (Ans)
(d)    simplify the generation of the vertical syncpulse.

51.   The frequency range 30MHz - 300 MHz is
(a)    medium frequency
(b)    very high frequency        (Ans)
(c)    super high frequency
(d)    infrared frequency

52.   Which wave cannot exist inside wave guide
(a)    TE
(b)    TM
(c)    TEM        (Ans)
(d)    HE

53.   Ionosphere layer of earth is situated at
(a)    upto  18kms from each
(b)    from 18 to 70 k m
(c)    70 to 500 km        (Ans)
(d)    above 500 km

54.   A two cavity klystron tube is a
(a)    velocity modulated tube        (Ans)
(b)    frequency modulated tube
(c)    Amplitude modulated tube
(d)    simple triode

55.   As the thermal noise get doubled due to the increase in a resistance the noise power get
(a)    doubled
(c)    unchanged        (Ans)
(d)    halved

56.   Which one is a cross field tube
(a)    Klystron
(b)    Reflex Klystron
(c)    Magnetron        (Ans)
(d)    TWT

57.   The degree of coupling depends on
(a)    Size of hole
(b)    location of holes        (Ans)
(c)    size and location of holes
(d)    not depend on size or location of hole

58.   The thermal noise depends on
(a)    direct current through device
(b)    resistive component of resistance         (Ans)
(c)    reactive component of impedance

59.   The charge on a hole is
(a)    1.6 x 10-9
(b)    1.6 x 10-19        (Ans)
(c)    1.6 x 101
(d)    1.6 x 1020

60.    Intel's 8085 microprocessor chip contains
(a)    seven 8 bit registers        (Ans)
(b)    8 seven bits registers
(c)    seven 7 bit registers
(d)    eight 8 bit registers

PART -III
61.   The words 'Satyameva Jayate' have been taken from
(a)    Vedas        (Ans)
(c)    Mahabharata
(d)    None of these

62.   Which of the following countries was the first to develop a neutron bomb?
(a)    USA        (Ans)
(b)    USSR
(c)    China
(d)    Pakistan

63.   'Kathakali' dance is connected with
(a)    Kerala        (Ans)
(b)    Rajasthan

64.    The term "Ashes" is associated with
(a)     Hockey
(b)     Cricket         (Ans)
(c)     Soccer
(d)     None of these

65.    The Kailash Temple at Ellora is a specimen of
(a)     Gupta architecture
(b)     Rashtrakutlas architecture
(c)     Chalukya architecture
(d)     Chola architecture        (Ans)

66.    When the two Houses of Parliament differ regarding a Bill then the controversy is solved by
(a)     Joint sitting of the two Houses
(b)     President of India
(c)     Prime Minister of India        (Ans)
(d)     By a special committee for the purpose

67.    Which of the following is not the work of Kalidasa ?
(a)     Meghdoot
(b)     Raghuvansha
(c)     Sariputra Prakarma
(d)     Ritushamhara         (Ans)

68.    Amir Khusro was the famous poet and aesthete of
(a)     Akbar the Great        (Ans)
(b)     Mahmud Ghaznvi
(c)    Shah Jahan
(d)    Alauddin Khilji

69.   With the beginnings of space travel, we entered a new
(a)    Era of great history        (Ans)
(b)    List
(c)    Book
(d)    Year

70.   An though it mourns the death of someone , need not be sad
(a)    Funny poem
(b)    Newspaper article
(c)    Orthodox talk
(d)    Elegy        (Ans)

71.   If stare is glance so gulp is
(a)    Slip         (Ans)
(b)    Tell
(c)    Salk

72.    He hardly works means
(a)    The work is hard
(b)    He is hard
(c)    The work is easy
(d)    He work very little        (Ans)

73.   Give the opposite word for pulchritude
(a)    antipathy
(b)    unsightliness        (Ans)
(c)    inexperience
(d)    languor

74.   Nanometre is -----part of a metre
(a)    Millionth
(b)    Ten millionth        (Ans)
(c)    Billionth
(d)    Ten billionth

75.   Malaria affects
(a)    Liver
(b)    Spleen        (Ans)
(c)    Intestine
(d)    Lungs

76.   Sindhu Rakshak is a/an
(a)    Aircraft carrier
(b)    Submarine
(c)    Multiple-purpose fighter
(d)    Anti-aircraft gun        (Ans)

77.   With which subject is "Dada Saheb Phalke Award" associated ?
(a)    Best film director
(b)    Best musician
(c)    Best documentary        (Ans)
(d)    Best work relating to promotion of Indian film Industry

78.    Who developed the branch of mathematics know as Calculus ?
(a)    Aryabhatta
(b)    Newton
(c)    Einstein        (Ans)
(d)    Archimedes

79.   In which state is Kanha Park situated ?
(a)    M.P.
(b)    U.P.        (Ans)
(c)    Assam
(d)    W. Bengal

80.   Which day is observed as Human Rights Day ?
(a)    24th October         (Ans)
(b)    4th July
(c)    8th August
(d)    10th December

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