Principles of basic electrical circuits

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Question 1

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Look at the following question
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  • 0.356 Ω
  • 0.536 Ω
  • 0.178 Ω
  • 0.235 Ω

Question 2

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Answer the following question
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  • 50 m
  • 25 m
  • 30 m
  • 40 m

Question 3

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Answer the following questions
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  • 0.065 Ω
  • 0.552 Ω
  • 0.045 Ω
  • 0.055 Ω

Question 4

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Which of the following formulas can calculate power in a resistive circuit

Question 5

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3 x 12Ω resistors are connected in parallel to a 200V supply, calculate the total power of the circuit.
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  • 10,000W
  • 400W
  • 1,000W
  • 1,111W

Question 6

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Two resistors of 20 ohms and 40 ohms are connected in series across a 120v d.c. supply, the current flowing in the circuit will be:
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  • 20 A
  • 2 A
  • 5 A
  • 0.5 A

Question 7

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If three resistors are connected in series and have resistances of 20 Ω, 30 Ω, and 40 Ω then the total resistance would be
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  • 100 Ω
  • 90 Ω
  • 70 Ω
  • 80 Ω

Question 8

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3 x 20Ω resistors are connected in series to a 200V supply, calculate the total power of the circuit.
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  • 10 KW
  • 0.666 KW
  • 0.333 KW
  • 12 KW

Question 9

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For the circuit shown the total resistance is
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  • 10 Ω
  • 15 Ω
  • 100 Ω
  • 90 Ω

Question 10

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To measure the current through a load the meter must be connected
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  • across the load
  • in parallel with the supply
  • in parallel with the load
  • In series with the load

Question 11

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To measure the voltage across a load the meter must be connected
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  • before the load
  • in parallel with the supply
  • in parallel with the load
  • In series with the load

Question 12

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In the diagram below if I1 and I2 are ammeter readings then
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  • I2 will be greater than I1
  • I1 will be greater than I2
  • I1 will be equal to I2
  • I1 will be half I2

Question 13

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In the diagram below instrument A measures
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  • the current through R3
  • the current through R1 and R2
  • the volt drop across R1 and R2
  • the volt drop across R1 and R3

Question 14

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In the diagram below instrument B measures
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  • the current through R3
  • the current through R1
  • the volt drop across R1 and R2
  • the volt drop across R1

Question 15

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Instrument A measures
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  • current through a resistor
  • supply current
  • Voltage across a resistor
  • supply voltage

Question 16

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Instrument E measures
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  • current through a resistor
  • supply current
  • Voltage across a resistor
  • supply voltage

Question 17

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For the circuit shown above the total current is
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  • 0.1A
  • 10A
  • 20A
  • 1.1A

Question 18

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If four resistors each of 50 Ω are connected in parallel the overall resistance is
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  • 25 Ω
  • 100 Ω
  • 12.5 Ω
  • 200 Ω

Question 19

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Which of the instrument numbers would measure current
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  • none of them
  • 1 and 3
  • 2 and 3
  • 1

Question 20

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Which of the instrument numbers would measure voltage
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  • none of them
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Question 21

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When current flows in a conductor, a magnetic field is created around the conductor
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  • when the voltage is high enough
  • only if it is a coil
  • as long as the current flows
  • only when d.c is applied

Question 22

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Meter M1 will measure
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  • the supply current
  • the current through R1
  • the volt drop across R1 and R2
  • the volt drop across R1

Question 23

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Meter M2 will measure
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  • the supply current
  • the current through R1
  • the volt drop across R2 and R3
  • the supply voltage

Question 24

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Instrument 4 is measuring
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  • the supply current
  • the current through the resistor
  • the supply voltage
  • the voltage across the resistor

Question 25

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Instrument 2 above is measuring
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  • the supply current
  • the current through the resistor
  • the supply voltage
  • the voltage across the resistor

Question 26

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Of the following materials which would be the BEST conductor of electricity?
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  • Nichrome
  • Steel
  • Aluminium
  • Copper

Question 27

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A poor conductor of electricity is:
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  • Glass
  • Copper
  • Aluminium
  • Silver

Question 28

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The resistance of an electrical conductor is:
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  • Affected by the weather
  • Determined by the formula I = P x V
  • Inversely proportional to length and proportional to c.s.a
  • Proportional to the length and inversely proportional to the c.s.a

Question 29

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What is the formula for two resistors in parallel?
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  • R1 + R2/R1 - R2
  • R1 - R2/R1 x R2
  • R1 + R2/R1 x R2
  • R1 x R2/R1 + R2

Question 30

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When the current through a conductor increases
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  • the voltage decreases
  • the temperature decreases
  • the temperature increases
  • the resistance decreases

Question 31

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The current in a circuit is 100A and the resistance is 0.1 Ohm. The supply voltage is
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  • 14V
  • 20V
  • 12V
  • 10V

Question 32

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The equation for current flowing in a resistive circuit is
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  • I = R/P
  • I = R/V
  • I = P/R
  • I = V/R

Question 33

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The total resistance of two resistors of 20 Ohms and 35 Ohms connected in series is
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  • 50 Ohms
  • 45 Ohms
  • 15 Ohms
  • 55 Ohms

Question 34

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When an electric current flows through a conductor it
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  • Cools down and expands
  • Cools down and contracts
  • Heats up and contracts
  • Heats up and expands