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# Resistivity of a wire depends on

(A) length

(B) material

## (D) none of the above.

2. When n resistances each of value r are connected in parallel, then resultant resistance is x. When
these n resistances are connected in series, total resistance is

(A) nx

(B) rnx

(C) x / n

(D) n2 x.

3. Resistance of a wire is r ohms. The wire is stretched to double its length, then its resistance in ohms is

(A) r / 2

(B) 4 r

(C) 2 r

(D) r / 4.

(A) charge

(B) energy
(C) momentum

(D) mass.

## 5. The diameter of the nucleus of an atom is of the order of

(A) 10 -31 m

(B) 10 -25 m

(C) 10 -21 m

(D) 10 -14m.

6. The mass of proton is roughly how many times the mass of an electron?

(A) 184,000

(B) 184,00

(C) 1840

(D)184.

7. The charge on an electron is known to be 1.6 x 10-19 coulomb. In a circuit the current flowing is 1 A.
How many electrons will be flowing through the circuit in a second?

## (D) 0.625 x 1012.

8. Two bulbs marked 200 watt-250 volts and 100 watt-250 volts are joined in series to 250 volts supply.
Power consumed in circuit is

(A) 33 watt

(B) 67 watt

(A) power

(B) conductance
(C) energy

(D) charge.

(A) joule/sec

(B) amperes/volt

## (D) ( amperes )2 x ohm.

11. One kilowatt hour of electrical energy is the same as

## 12. An electric current of 5 A is same as

(A) 5 J / C

(B) 5 V / C

(C) 5 C / sec

(D) 5 w / sec.

13. An electron of mass m kg and having a charge of e coulombs travels from rest through a potential
difference of V volts. Its kinetic energy will be (A) eV Joules

## (B) meV Joules

(C)me / V Joules

(D)V / me Joules.

14. The value of the following is given by 100 (kilo ampere ) x ( micro ampere ) 100 milli ampere * 10
ampere

(A) 0.001 A

(B) 0.1 A
(C) 1 A

(D) 10A.

## (D) smaller resistance has smaller conductance.

1.B ----- 2.D ----- 3.B ----- 4.B ----- 5.D ----- 6.C ----- 7.C ----- 8.B -----9.D -----10.B -----11.C ----- 12.C -----13.A
-----14.B ----- 15.C

(A) ohm / m

(B) m / ohm

(C) mho / m

(D) mho.

## (C). 1.6 x 10-5 ohm-cm

(D). 1.7 x 10-4 ohm-cm

18. A copper wire of length l and diameter d has potential difference V applied at its two ends. The drift
velocity is vd. If the diameter of wire is made d/3, then drift velocity becomes

(A) 9 vd

(B) vd / 9

(C)vd /3

(D)vd.

19.Two resistances R1 and R2 give combined resistance of 4.5 ohms when in series and 1 ohm when in
parallel. The resistances are
(A)3 ohms and 6 ohms

## (D)1.5 ohms and 0.5 ohms.

20. We have three resistances of values 2 Ω, 3 Ω and 6 Ω. Which of the following combination will give
an effective resistance of 4 Ω?

## (D) 6 Ω resistance in series with parallel combination of 2 Ω and 3 Ω resistance.

21. Three equal resistors connected in series across a source of emf together dissipate 10 watts of power.
What would be the power dissipated in the same resistors when they are connected in parallel across
the same source of emf?

(A) 10 watts

(B) 30 watts

(C) 90 watts

## Electric Circuit MCQ No 21

(A)1.5A

(B)0.5A

(C)3.5A

(D)2.5A

23.Four identical resistors are first connected in parallel and then in series. The resultant resistance of
the first combination to the second will be

(A) 1 / 16 times

(B) 1 / 4 times

(C) 4 times

(D) 16 times.

24.Twelve wires of same length and same cross-section are connected in the form of a cube as shown in
figure below. If the resistance of each wire is R, then the effective resistance between P and Q will be

## Electric Circuit MCQ No 24

(A)R

(B) 5 / 6 R

(C) 3 / 4 R

(D) 4 / 3 R.

25. When P = Power, V = Voltage, I = Current, R = Resistance and G = Conductance, which of the following
relation is incorrect?

(A) V = √ (PR)

(B). P= V2G

(C) G= P / I2

(D) I =√ (P / R)

(A) 220 V, 60 W

(C) 115 V, 60 W

## (D) 115 V, 100 W.

28.The ratio of the resistance of a 100 W, 220 V lamp to that of a 100 W, 110 V lamp will be nearly

(A) 4
(B)2

(C) 1 / 2

(D) 1 / 4

## (D) 1600 ohm.

30.Two 1 kilo ohm, 1/2 W resistors are connected in series. Their combined resistance value and wattage
will be

(B) 2 kΩ, 1 W

(C) 2 kΩ, 2 W

## Get all answers at once

16.D -----17.B ----- 18.D ----- 19.C ----- 20.B ----- 21.C ----- 22.A ----- 23.A -----24.B -----25.C -----26.A -----
27.D -----28.A -----29.C ----- 30.B

## (B)Wheatstone bridge method

(C)Releigh method

## (D) Lortentz method.

32.Three 3 ohm resistors are connected to form a triangle. What is the resistance between any two of
the corners?

(A) 3 / 4 ohms

(B) 3 ohms

(C) 2 ohms

## (D) 4/3 ohm.

33.Five resistances are connected as shown in figure below. The equivalent resistance between the
points A and B will be

## Electric Circuit MCQ No 33

(A) 35 ohms

(B) 25 ohms

(C) 15 ohms

(D) 5 ohms.

34.How many different combinations may be obtained with three resistors, each having the resistance
R?

(A) 3
(B) 4

(C) 5

(D) 6.

35.A wire of 0.14 mm diameter and specific resistance 9.6 micro ohm-cm is 440 cm long. The resistance
of the wire will be

## (D) 27.4 ohm.

36.Ohm's law is not applicable to

(A) DC circuits

## (C) small resistors

(D) semi-conductors.

37.A metal resistor has resistance of 10 ohm at 0°C and 11 ohms at 160°C, the temperature coefficient is

(A) 0.00625 / °C

(D) 0.625 /°C.

## Electric Circuit MCQ's No 38-40

Five resistances are connected as shown and the combination is connected to a 40 V supply.

(A) 40 V

(B) 22.5 V
(C) 20 V

(D) 17.5 V.

(A) 2.1 A

(B) 2.7 A

(C) 3.0 A

(D) 3.5 A.

## 40.Least current will flow through

(A) 25 ohm resistor

## 41.Total power loss in the circuit is

(A)10W

(B) 50.2 W

(C) 205 W

(D) 410 W.

42.A resistance of 5 ohms is further drawn so that its length becomes double. Its resistance will now be

(A) 5 ohms

(C) 10 ohms

(D) 20 ohms.

## 43.Specific resistance of a substance is measured in

(A) ohms

(B) mhos
(C) ohm-cm

(D) cm/ohm.

44.A wire of resistance R has it length and cross-section both doubled. Its resistance will become

(A) 4 R

(B)2 R

(C) R

(D) R / 4.

(A) Electrolytes

(E) Insulators

## Get all answers at once

31.B ----- 32.C ----- 33.D ----- 34.B ----- 35.D ----- 36.D ----- 37.C ----- 38.B -----39.D -----40.A -----41.C -----
42.D -----43.C -----44.C ----- 45.C

## 46.The element of electric heater is made of

(A) copper

(B) steel

(C) carbon
(D) nichrome.

47. 5xl016 electrons pass across the section of a conductor in 1 minute 20 sec. The current flowing is

(A) 1mA

(B) 0.1 mA

(C) 0.01mA

(D) 10 mA.

48.Which of the following figures represents the effect of temperature on resistance for copper ?
Electric Circuit MCQ No 48

(A) figure A

(B) figure B

(C) figure C

(D) figure D.

49.Three elements having conductance G1, G2 and G3 are connected in parallel. Their combined
conductance will be

## (B) (G1G2 + G2G3 + G3G1)/(G1 + G2 + G3)

(C) 1/(G1 + G2+ G3)

(D) G1 + G2 +G3

## Electric Circuit MCQ's No 50-53

50.The variation of resistance of iron and some alloys with temperature is shown in figure. The variation
of carbon will be represented by

(A) curve A

(B) curve B

(C) curve C
(D) curve D.

(A) Brass
(B) Mercury

(C) Electrolytes

(D) Silver.

## 53.All of the following have negative temperature coefficient EXCEPT

(A) Paper

(B) Gold

(C) Rubber.

54.For the circuit shown below the current I flowing through the circuit will be

## Electric Circuit MCQ no 54

(A)1 / 2 A

(B) 1 A

(C) 2 A

(D) 4 A.

55.A cube of material of side 1 cm has a resistance of 0.002 ohm between its opposite faces. If the same
volume of the material has a length of 8 cm and a uniform cross-section, the resistance of this length will
be

(B) 0.064 ohm

## (D) 0.128 ohm.

56.A standard 60 W bulb is in series with a room heater and connected across the mains. If the 60 W
bulb is replaced by 100 W bulb

## (C) the heater output will remains unaltered.

57. Two aluminium conductors have equal length. The cross-sectional area of one conductor is four
times that of the other. If the conductor having smaller cross-sectional area has a resistance of 100 ohms
the resistance of other conductor will be

## (B) 100 ohms

(C) 50 ohms

(D) 25 ohms.

58.A nichrome wire used as heater coil has the resistance of 1 ohm/m. For a heater of 1000 W at 200 V,
the length of wire required will be

(A) 10 m

(B) 20 m

(C) 40 m

(D) 80 m.

59.The hot resistance of a tungsten lamp is about 10 times the cold resistance. Accordingly, cold
resistance of a 100 W, 200 V lamp will be (A) 4000 ohm

(B)400 ohm

(C)40 ohm

(D)4 ohm.

## (B)Thin film resistors

(C)Thick film resistors

## Get all answers at once

46.D -----47. B ----- 48.A ----- 49. D ----- 50. B ----- 51.D ----- 52. C ----- 53. B ----- 54.C ----- 55. D ----- 56. A
----- 57. D ----- 58. C ----- 59. C ----- 60. A

## (D) None of the above.

62.A heating element of a hot plate on an electric cooking range draws 12 amperes from 240 V mains.
How many kWh of energy will be consumed in one hour and 15 minutes

(A) 1.2

(B) 3.2

(C) 6.0

(D) 7.2.

## (B) mhos / ohm oC

(C) mhos / oC
(D) ohms / oC.

64. If R1 is the resistance of a coil of copper at t oC and RT is the resistance at T oC and also the
resistance temperature coefficient of copper per degree centrigrade at 0oC is 1/234.45, then Rt/RT

## 65. Resistivity is usually expressed in terms of

(A) mho

(B) ohm / oC

(C) ohms/cm-square

(D) ohms/cm-cube.

## 66. Which material is expected to have least resistivity?

(A) Copper

(C) Mercury

(D) Zinc.

67. The shunt winding of a motor has a resistance of 85 ohm at 22oC. When the motor runs at full load,
its resistance increases to 100 ohms. The resistance temperature coefficient of winding per 0oC is 0.004.
The rise in temperature of the winding will be nearly

(A) 20oC

(B) 50oC

(C)70oC

(D) 100oC.

## (B) decrease in resistance per degree centigrade

(C) the ratio of increase in resistance per degree centigrade to the resistance at 0oC

(D) the ratio of increases in resistance per degree centigrade to the rate of rise of resistance at 0oC.

69.Two coils connected in series have resistance of 600 ohm and 300 ohm and temperature coefficients
of 0.1% and 0.4% respectively.The resistance of the combination at 50oC will be

(B)1001 ohm

(C)1600 ohm

## (D) 990 ohm.

70. A 100 W, 200 V filament lamp has operating temperature of 2000oC. The filament material has
resistance temperature coefficient of 0.005 at 0oC per oC. The current taken by the lamp at the instant
of switching with 200 V supply with filament temperature of 20oC will be

(A) 1 A

(B) 3 A

(C) 5 A

(D)10A.

## 71. A fuse is always installed in a circuit is

(A) Series

(B) Parallel.

72. The rating of fuse wire is expressed in terms of

(A) Ohms

(B) Mhos

(C) Amperes

(D) Watts.

(A) Silver

(B) Copper

(C) Aluminium
(D) Carbon.

(A)18 V

(B) 12 V

(C) 9 V

(D) 6 V.

(A) 2 ohm

(B) 3 ohm

(C) 6 ohm

## Get all answers at once

61.A ----- 62. B ----- 63. A ----- 64. C ----- 65. D ----- 66. A ----- 67. C ----- 68. C ----- 69. D ----- 70. C ----- 71. A
----- 72. C ----- 73. D ----- 74. A ----- 75.D

76. The current through 6 ohm resistor will be

(A) 1 A

(B) 2 A

(C) 3 A

(D) 4 A.

77. The ratio of power dissipated in circuit ADB to that in circuit ABC will be

(A) 1

(B) 1.5

(C)0.67
(D) 2.

(A) 80 W

(B)100 W

(C)120 W

(D) 150 W.

(B) length

(C) material

## (D) all of the above.

80. According to the fuse law, the current carrying capacity varies as

(A) diameter

(B) (diameter)3/2

(C) 1 / diameter

(D)1 / (diameter)2.

Questions 81 to 83 refer to Figure given below.

## Electric Circuit MCQ No 81-83

81. For the circuit shown in Figure above, the value of current I will be

(A) 10A

(B) 15A

(C) 20A

(D) 25A.

82. The combined resistance of the circuit is

(A) 10 ohms

(B) 5 ohms

(C) 4 ohms

(D) 2 ohms.

## 83. Total power dissipated in the circuit is

(A) 2.5 kW

(B) 5.0 kW

(C) 7.5 kW

(D)10 kW.

84. A 100 W bulb is connected in series with a room heater of 750 W. What will happen if the bulb is
replaced by a 60W bulb?

## (D) Bulb will not glow.

85. An immersion rod heats a bucket of water in 15 minutes. In order that the water should boil in 10
minutes

## (A) length of heating element of the rod should be increased

(B) length of heating element of the rod should be reduced

## (D) heating element of larger diameter should be used.

86. A lamp of 100 W at 200 V is supplied current at 100 volts. It will be equivalent to the lamp of

(A) 50 W

(B) 40 W

(C) 25 W

(D) 10 W.

87. Two electric bulbs of 100 W, 200 V are put in series and the combination is supplied 100 V. The
power consumption of each bulb will be

(A) 100 / 2 W

(B) 100 / 4 W

(C) 100 / 8 W

(D) 100 / 16 W.

## Electric Circuit MCQ's No 88-91

88. Three lamps are in circuit as shown in Figure given above. The lamp of 100 W will have maximum
brightness when

## (B) 100 W bulb will always glows at full brightness

(C) Whatever be the position of keys, at least one 40 W bulb will always glow

(D) Whenever current flows through the circuit, 100 W bulb will always glow.

## Get all answers at once

76.C ----- 77.B ----- 78.C ----- 79.D ----- 80.B ----- 81.D ----- 82.C ----- 83. A -----84.B ----- 85.B ----- 86.C -----
87.D ----- 88.B ----- 89.B ----- 90.D

## Electric Circuit MCQ No 91

91. 40 W bulb A will be least bright when

## (D) all the keys are closed.

93. Which of the following lamps will have least resistance at room temperature ?

(C) 60 W, 220 V

(D) 25 W, 220 V.

(A) Nichrome
(B) Tungsten

(C) Copper

(D) Carbon.

## 95. The value of supply voltage for 500 W ,5 ohm load is

(A) 500 V

(B) 100V

(C) 50 V

(D) 10V.

96. Which resistor will be physically larger in size ?

(A)10 ohm, 50 W

## (B) 100 ohm, 10 W

(C) 1 kohm, 1 W

(D) 10 Mohm, 1/ 2 W.

97. Four resistances R1 , R2, R3 and R4 are connected in series against 220 V supply. The resistances are
such that R1 > R2 > R3 > R4. The least power consumption will be in

(A) resistor R1

(B) resistor R2

(C) resistor R3

## (D) resistor R4.

98. 100 resistors of 100 ohms each arc connected in parallel. Their equivalent resistances will be

(C) 1 ohm

## (D) 1/ 10000 ohm.

99. For a fixed supply voltage the current flowing through a conductor will decrease when

## (A) cross-sectional area of the conductor is increased

(B) length of the conductor is increased

## (D) cross-sectional area is increased and length is decreased.

100.When current flows through heater coil it glows but supply wiring does not glow because

## (D) resistance of heater coil is more than that supply wires.

101. The resistance of 1 meter length of 18 gauge copper wire is k ohm. The resistance of one metre
length of 24 gauge copper wire will be

(A) k / 2 ohm

(B) 18 / 24 kohm

(C) k ohm

## (D) more than k ohm.

102. In the circuit shown below, the resistance R has a value that depends on the current Specially, R is
20 ohms when the current I is zero, and the amount of increase in resistance is numerically equal to one-
half the current. What is the value of the current in the circuit?

## Electric Circuit MCQ No 102

(A) 8.33 A

(B) 10.0 A

(C) 12.5 A

(D) 50 A.

103. If the length and diameter of a conductor is tripped, the resistance will increase approximately by

(A) 66 2/3 %

(B) 33 1/3 %

(C)-66 2/3 %

## (D) -33 1/3 %.

104. If the resistance of an incandescent light bulb changes as the voltage across the bulb is changed,
which of the following is true ?

## (B) The bulb is said to have a low ionization potential

(C) The bulb has constant resistance of the current through the bulb is changed

## (C) Raleigh method

(D) Lortentz method.

## Get all answers at once

91.A ----- 92.A ----- 93.A ----- 94.B ----- 95.C ----- 96.A -----97.D ----- 98.C -----99.B ----- 100.D ----- 101.D -----
102.B ----- 103.C ----- 104.D -----105.B

←106. Two 1 kilo ohm, 1/2 W resistors are connected in series. Their combined resistance value and
wattage will be

(A) 2 kohm, 1 / 2 W

(B) 2 kohm, 1 W

(C) 2kohm, 2 W

(D) 1 kohm, 1 / 2 W.

107. The resistance of 100 W, 200 V tamp is

## (D) 1600 ohm.

108. A cylindrical wire is compressed in length by 10%. The percentage decrease in the resistance will be

(A) 16%

(B) 19%

(C) 20%

(D) 25%.

109. Three resistance of 6 ohm each are connected as shown in Figure given below. The equivalent
resistance between X1 and X2 is

## Electric Circuit MCQ No109

(A) 2 ohm

(B) 4 ohm

(C) 8 ohm

(D) 12 ohm.

110. The unit of conductance is

## (A) per ohm

(B) ohm/m

(C) mho/m

(D) mho.

111. Ohm's law is not applicable in all the following cases except

(A) Electrolysis

## (B) Arc lamps

(C) Insulators

112. In which of the following circuits will the voltage source produce the most current?

## (D) 1000 V across Mohm resistance.

113. A piece of sliver wire has a resistance of 1 ohm. A manganin wire has specific resistance 30 times
that of silver. The resistance of a manganin wire of one fourth length and one third diameter will be

(A) 6 / 5 ohm
(B) 1 ohm

## (D) 86.75 ohm.

114. A cube of material of side 1 cm has a resistance of 0.002 ohm between its opposite faces. If the
same volume of the material has a length of 8 cm and a uniform cross-section, the resistance of this
length w ill be

(A) mho / m

(C) ohm / m

## (D) ohm / sq. m.

116. For the circuit shown in the figure given below, the meter will read

## Electric Circuit MCQ No 116

(A) 1 A

(B) 5 A

(C) 10 A

(D) 25 A.

117. For the circuit shown in figure given below, the reading in the ammeter A w ill be

## Electric Circuit MCQ No 117

(A) 2 A

(B) 0.5 A
(C) 0.4 A

(D) 0.2 A.

118. According to Joule law heat produced by a current I while in flowing through a material of
resistance R for a length of time T, is proportional to (A) T only

(B) (RT)

(C) (IRT)

(D) (I2RT).

119. In the color code for resistances black color represents the number (A) 0
(B) 1

(C) 2

(D) 3.

## 120. In the color code white color represents the number

(A) 9

(B) 8

(C) 6

(D) 5.

106.B -----107.C ----- 108.B ----- 109.A ----- 110.D ----- 111.C ----- 112.C -----113.C ----- 114.D ----- 115.A -----
116. C -----117.C ----- 118.D -----119.A -----120.A

(A) blue

(B) orange

(C) grey

(D) violet.

## 122. The condition for the validity under Ohm's law is

(A) Temperature at positive end should be more than the temperature at negative end

## (C) Resistance must be wire wound type

(D) Resistance must be uniform.

123. In which figure the relationship between voltage V and current I is in accordance with Ohm's law ?

(A) Figure A

(B) Figure B

(C) Figure C

(D) Figure D.

## (D) Maxwell's law.

125. A fixed resistance R is connected across a DC voltage source. If the voltage is gradually and
uniformly increased, the relationship between voltage and resistance is correctly represented in which
group?

## Electric Circuit MCQ No 125

(A) Group A

(B) Group B

(C) Group C

(D) Group D.

126. The maximum power that can be distributed in the load in the circuit shown in

(A) 3 watts
(B) 6 warts

## (D) 13.5 watts.

127. A variable resistance R is connected across a source of voltage V. If the value of the resistance R is
gradually varied, the relationship between I and R will be represented by which curve ?

(A) Figure A

(B) Figure B

(C) Figure C
(D) Figure D.

(A) 30mA

(B) 100mA

(C) 150 mA

## (A) increases as the length of wire decrease

(B) decreases as the diameter of wire decreases

## (D) decreases as the length of wire increases.

130. For the same voltage, the ratio Resistance of 100 W lamp Resistance of 25 W lamp is:

(A) 1

(B) 4

(C)16

(D)1 / 4.

131. The voltage drop across a resistor of 100 ohm is 10 volts. The wattage of the resistor must be

(A) 1 / 2 W

(B) 1 W

(C) 2 W

(D) 4 W.

132. A 100 volt bulb has a resistance of 500 ohms. The number of hours it can work for every kWh of
energy consumed will be

(A) 20

(B) 40

(C) 50
(D) 60.

133. A semi-conductor is

## (A) one which conducts only half of applied voltage

(B) a material whose conductivity is same as between that of a conductor and an insulator

## (C) a material made of alternate layers of conducting material and insulator

(D) a material which has conductivity a having average value of conductivity of metal and insulator.

134. Two resistors R1 = 47 kohm, 1 W and R2 = 0 ohm, 1 W are connected in parallel. The combined
value will be

(A) 47 kohm, 1 W
(B) 47 kohm, 2W

(C) 47 kohm, 1 / 2 W

## (D) rheostat has higher wattage ratings.

121.B -----122.D ----- 123.B ----- 124.B ----- 125.A ----- 126.C -----127.B -----128.A ----- 129.C ----- 130.D -----
131.B ----- 132.C ----- 133.B -----134.D -----135.D

←136. The equivalent resistance at the points X1 and X2 in the circuit shown below

## Electric Circuit MCQ No 136

(A) 60 ohm

(B) 40ohm

(C) 80 ohm

(D) 20ohm.

137. For the same electrical resistance, the weight of aluminium conductor as compared to copper
conductor of identical cross-section is (A) 85%

(B) 50%

(C) 20%

(D) 120%.

138. A drawn wire of resistance 25 ohm is further drawn so that its diameter becomes one fifth. Its
resistance will now be

(C) 25 ohm

(D) 1 ohm.

## (A) Wire wound resistor

(B) Metals

(C) Non-metals

(D) Thermistor.

140. The current at a given point in a certain circuit may be written as a function of time t, as i ( t ) = -3 +
t. The total charge passing a point between t = 99 and t = 102 sec will be

## (B) 242.5 coulombs

(C) 292.5 coulombs

## Questions 141 and 142 refer to the data given below:

A certain passive circuit element has the characteristic that the instantaneous voltage across it is always
exactly three times the cube of the instantaneous current through it

(A) 3 W

(B) 0.3 W

(C) 3 x 10-3 W
(D) 3 x 10 -4 W.

## 142. The power being dissipated when i = 10 A will be

(A) 3 W

(B) 30 W

(C) 3 kW

(D) 30 kW.

143. A resistor has the value of 30 kohm and the current in it is measured to be 0.5 mA. The conductance
is

(A) 15
(B) 30000

## 144. In the above problem, the terminal voltage must be

(A) 15 mV

(B) 1.5 V

(C) 15 V

(D) 150 V.

145. The charge of an electron is known to be 1.6 x 10-19C. How many electron does not 1 make it C of
charge ?

(A) one

## (D) 1.6 x 10-19.

146. The current entering the terminal of an element is given by the equation i ( t ) = 106 t2 - 107t A. The
total charge flowing, into the element between t = 1 s and t = 2 s will be nearly

## (C) 0.6 x 10-8C

(D) 0.6 x 10 -10C.

147. An electron in a vacuum tube is observed to lose 1.6 x 10-20 J of energy in moving from point A to
point B. The voltage of point B with respect of point A is

(A) - 1 V

(B) + 1 V

(C)- 0.1V

(D) + 0.1 V.

148. In electronic micro-circuits, a resistor may be fabricated from a constant-thickness layer of semi-
conductor material with conductor connections at the edges as shown in Figure given below. If the
resistor shown has resistance R, then a similar resistor 0.2 millimeter by 0.2 millimeter has a resistance
of

## Electric Circuit MCQ No 148

(A) 4 R

(B) 2 R

(C) R

(D) R / 2

149. Certain substances lose their electrical resistance completely at finite low temperatures. Such
substances are called

(A) dielectrics
(B) super-conductors

## (D) perfect conductors.

150. We have three resistances each of 1 ohm. How many different values of resistance can be obtained
by different series-parallel combinations if all the three resistances are to remain in the circuit?

(A) Three

(B) Four

(C) Five

(D) Six.

136.B ----- 137.B ----- 138.A ----- 139.D ----- 140.C ----- 141.D ----- 142.D -----143.C ----- 144.C ----- 145.C
----- 146.A ----- 147.C ----- 148.C ----- 149.B ----- 150.B

←151. A resistor has the value of 3 kohm and the current through it is measured to be 0.3 mA. The
conductance is

(B) 30 mho

(A) 10 ohm

(C) 0

(A) zero

## (C) low but not zero

(D) infinite.

154. A current of 1 mA flows through a 1 Mohm, 2 W carbon resistor. The power dissipated as heat in
the resistor will be

(A) 2 W

(B) 1 W

(C) 0.5W

(D) 0.1W.

155. Which of the following carbon coded resistor has value of 10 kohm with 20% tolerance?

## (B) Yellow, violet, yellow and silver stripes

(C) Orange, orange, black and gold stripes

## (D) Brown, black, orange and no tolerance band.

156. A carbon resistor has to meet the following requirements IR drop: 5 V, Current: 100 mA, Safety
factor for power dissipation : 2. Which of the following resistors will be suitable ?

(A) 5 ohm, 10 W

## (B) 0.5 ohm, 100 W

(C) 5 ohm, 10 W

(D) 50 ohm, 1 W.

157. A 10 ohm resistor with a 10 W power rating is expected to be a

## (D) neither carbon nor wire wound resistor.

158. Two 10 kohm, 5 W resistors in parallel have equivalent resistances of 5 kohm and power rating of

(A) 2.5 W

(B) 5 W

(C) 10 W

(D) 25 W.

159. Which of the following is typical resistance and power dissipation value for a wire wound resistor?

(A) 1Mohm, 1 / 3 W

(B) 50kohm, 1 / 2 W

## (C) 500 ohm, 1 W

(D) 10 ohm, 50 W.

## (B) wire wound resistor

(C) either carbon or wire wound resistor

## (D) neither carbon nor wire wound resistor.

161. Two 5 kohm, 5 W resistors in series have equivalent resistance of 10 kohm with power rating of

(A) 2.5 W

(B) 5 W

(C)10W

(D) 25 W.

162. Which of the following are typical resistance and power-dissipation values for a carbon-
composition resistor ?

## (C) 5000 ohm, 100 W

(D) 10 ohm, 50 W.

## 163. A resistor is to be connected across a 45 V battery to provide 1 mA of current. The required

resistance with a suitable wattage rating is

(A) 45 ohm, 10 W

## (D) 45 kohm, 1/4 W.

164. In the circuit shown below, heat produced in 5 ohm resistance is 10 cal/sec. Heat developed in
4ohm is

## Electric Circuit MCQ No 164

(A) 1 cal/sec

(B) 2 cal/sec

(C) 3 cal/sec

(D) 4 cal/sec.

165. For a carbon-composition resistor color-coded with yellow, violet, orange and silver stripes from left
to right, the value of resistance and tolerance are

## Get all answers at once

151. C -----152.C -----153.D -----154.B ----- 155.D ----- 156.D ----- 157.B ----- 158.C ----- 159.D -----160.A
-----161.C ----- 162.B ----- 163. D----- 164.B ----- 165.B

166. For a carbon-composition resistor color coded with green, black, gold and silver stripes from left to
right, the resistance and tolerance are (A) 50 ohm ± 10%

(B) 5 ohm ± 5%

## (C) 5 ohm ± 10%

(D) 0.5 ohm ± 5%.

167. A resistor with the color coded value of 1000 ohms and ± 10% tolerance can have an actual
resistance between

## 168. For carbon resistors what is the color for 5?

(A) Green
(B) Black

(C) Orange

(D) Gray.

169. For carbon resistors, darker colour generally have values close to (A) 1

(B) 5

(C) 8

(D) 9.

170. In a carbon resistor in case fourth stripe is not present, it can be concluded that

## (D) the tolerance limit is ± 20 %.

171. The four stripes of a resistor are yellow-violet-orange-gold. The value of resistor should be

(A)+5%

(B)+ 10%

(C)± 5%

(D)± 10%.

## 173. Which of the following can have positive or negative charge?

(A) Electron

(B) iron
(C) Hole

(D) Neutron.

174. Which of the following parallel resistances will have the highest value of equivalent resistance?

## (D) Four 40 kohm and two 10 kohm resistors.

175. In series as well as parallel circuits the equivalent (total) value of certain parameter is given by X =
X1 + X2 + X3 + X4 + ... The parameter X could be

(A) resistance

(B) current

(C) voltage

(D) power.

176. The resistance of a 150-scale voltmeter is 12000 ohms. The power consumed by the voltmeter
when it is connected across a 125 volt circuit, will be nearly

(A) 0.0013 W

(B) 0.013 W

(C) 0.13 W

(D) 1.3 W.

177. Materials having electrical conductivity much less than most of the metals but much greater than
that of typical insulators, are known as

(A) thermistors

(B) varistors

(C) semi-conductors

## 178. Match the following :

Column 1 Column 2

Copper Resistors

(A)1 / 45 A

(B)1 / 15 A

(C)1 / 10 A

(D)1 / 5 A.

## Get all answers at once

166. C -----167.B -----168.A -----169.A ----- 170.D ----- 171.B ----- 172.D ----- 173.B ----- 174.C -----175.D
-----176.D ----- 177.C ----- 178. D----- 179.C ----- 180.B

181. Which value of resistance P shown in the circuit will allow 1080 Watts to be dissipated

## (D) 5.55 ohms.

182. There are 8.5 x 1028 free electrons in one cubic metre of copper. When the copper conductor is
worked at 155 A/cm2 the velocity of the axial drift will be

## (D) 1.14 x 10-3 m/s.

183. Two batteries have an open-circuit voltage of 12.8 volts each and an internal resistance of 0.08
ohms. The short circuit current of two batteries connected in parallel will be

(A) 80 A

(B) 120 A
(C) 160 A

(D) 320 A.

(A) 2000 W

(B) 1000 W

(C) 500 W
(D) 200 W.

(A) 68 ohms

## Questions 186 to 188 refer to data given below :

Two loads X and Y, are connected in parallel to a 115 V supply. Load X takes 35 watts and the total
current is 2.6 A.

186.The resistance of X is

## (D) 190 ohms.

187.The resistance of Y is

(B) 100 ohms

(C) 50 ohms

(D) 20 ohms.

## 188.The power absorbed by Y is

(A) 528 W

(B) 264 W

(C) 132 W

(D) 66 W.

Questions 189 and 190 refer to data given below:

A source whose no-load voltage is 220 V delivers 20 watts to a load when the current is 0.4 A.

(A) 10 ohms

(B) 20 ohms

(C) 50 ohms

(A) 51 W

(B) 102 W

(C) 152 W

(D) 242 W.

(A) resistance

(D) conductance.

## 193. Voltage dependent resistors are usually made from

(A) graphite

(B) charcoal
(C) silicon carbide

(D) nichrome.

194. The power rating of a 470 ohm resistor carrying a current of 40 mA should be

(A)1 / 4 W

(B)1 / 2 W

(C) 1 W

(D) 2 W.

## 195. Resistance across A and B in the circuit shown below is

Electric Circuit MCQ No 195

(A) R

(B) 3 R

(C) 4 R

(D) 5 R.

## (B) as heating elements

(C) for inductive circuits

## (D) under the conditions of high temperature and pressure.

198. In which of the following the resistance decreases with rise in temperature ?

(A) LDR

## (D) ACSR conductors.

199. The equivalent resistance of 2N branches in parallel, each having resistance N/2 ohms will be

(A) 4 ohms

(B) 2 ohms

(C) 1 ohm

(D) 1 / 4 ohm.

(A)50 ohm

(B) 75 ohm

(C)275 ohm