# MCQ in Electrical Circuit Part 2 | ECE Board Exam

(Last Updated On: May 3, 2019)

This is the Multiples Choice Questions Part 2 of the Series in Electrical Circuit as one of the Electronics Engineering topic. In Preparation for the ECE Board Exam make sure to expose yourself and familiarize in each and every questions compiled here taken from various sources including but not limited to past Board Exam Questions in Electronics Engineering field, Electronics Books, Journals and other Electronics References.

### MCQ Topic Outline included in ECE Board Exam Syllabi

• MCQ in AC-DC circuits
• MCQ in Resistors
• MCQ in Inductors
• MCQ in Capacitors

### Continue Practice Exam Test Questions Part 2 of the Series

Choose the letter of the best answer in each questions.

51. Effects of capacitance

A. It opposes any change in the amount of voltage

B. Voltage is lagged behind the current by a quarter cycle

C. Electric energy is stored in the capacitor in the form of electrostatic field

D. All of these

Solution:

52. Points to be considered in choosing a capacitor

A. Working voltage

B. Type of dielectric

C. Capacitance

D. All of these

Solution:

53. Permeability is otherwise known as

A. Magnetic conductivity

B. Magnetic susceptibility

C. Electric conductivity

D. Electric susceptibility

Solution:

54. The impedance in the study of electronics is represented by resistance and

A. Inductance

B. Capacitance

C. Inductance and capacitance

D. Reactance

Solution:

55. Loop currents should be assumed to flow in which direction

A. Straight

B. Clockwise

C. Counter-clockwise

D. Either B or C arbitrarily selected

Solution:

56. What determines the direction of induced emf in a conductor or coil?

A. Cork screw rule

B. Fleming’s left hand rule

C. Ampere’s circuital law

D. Fleming’s right hand rule

Solution:

57. The reason why electrical appliances are connected in parallel.

A. It is a simple circuit

B. This makes the operation of appliances independent with each other

C. This results in reduced power consumption

D. All of the above

Solution:

58. Which of the following does not affect resistance?

A. Resistivity

B. Cross-sectional area

C. Mass

D. Length

Solution:

59. Which of the following is not considered a physical factor affecting resistance?

A. Length

B. Material type

C. Temperature

D. Cross-sectional

Solution:

60. A 0.09 microfarad capacitor is charged to 220 volts. How long in milliseconds will it discharged resistor has a resistance of 20,000 ohms?

A. 1.5

B. 2.5

C. 1.25

D. 0.5

Solution:

61. A trigger circuit consisting of a capacitor of 0.01 μF is connected in series with a resistor. If the circuit requires 100 Vdc to operate, determine the value of the resistor when time constant is 0.009s.

A. 900 Ω

B. 900 kΩ

C. 900 MΩ

D. 900 GΩ

Solution:

62. The graph between an alternating quantity and time is called

A. Sine wave

B. Curve

C. Waveform

D. A plot

Solution:

63. Which of the following is the most popular waveform?

A. Sinusoidal

B. Square wave

C. Triangular

D. Sawtooth

Solution:

64. Which of the following does not refer to electrical energy?

A. Volt-ampere

B. Joule

C. Watt-second

D. Volt-coulomb

Solution:

65. What is the resonant frequency of a circuit when L of 25 microhenrys and C of 10 picofarads are in parallel?

A. 10.1 kHz

B. 10.1 MHz

C. 101 MHz

D. 101 kHz

Solution:

66. And ideal current source has an internal conductance of _________ siemen(s)

A. Infinite

B. One

C. Zero

D. One million

Solution:

67. A capacitance of 6 µµF means

A. 6 pF

B. 6 nF

C. 6 fF

D. 6 μF

Solution:

68. The voltage cannot be exactly in phase with the current in a circuit that contains

A. Only capacitance

B. Only resistance

C. Inductance and capacitance

D. Inductance, capacitance and resistance

Solution:

69. The charge in the capacitor is stored at the

A. Terminals

B. Plates

C. Dielectric

D. Air

Solution:

70. The reactance curve is a plot of frequency versus ___________ for a series RLC circuit

A. Current

B. Voltage

C. Gain

D. Impedance

Solution:

71. For a series circuit, the higher the quality factor

A. The greater the bandwidth

B. The narrower the passband

C. The broader the resonance curve

D. The wider the passband

Solution:

72. “Any resistance R in a branch of a network in which a current I is flowing can be replaced by a voltage equal to IR”. This states

A. Compensation theorem

B. Reciprocity theorem

C. Millman’s theorem

D. Superposition theorem

Solution:

73. The internal resistance of an ideal current source is

A. Infinite

B. Zero

C. Equal to the load resistance

D. To be determined

Solution:

74. If three 100-pF capacitors are connected in series, then the total capacitance is

A. 300 pF

B. 100 pF

C. 50 pF

D. 33.3 pF

Solution:

75. An inductance of 1 mH is

A. 0.001 H

B. 0.01 H

C. 0.0001 H

D. 0.10 H

Solution:

76. A capacitor is basically constructed of

A. Two conductors separated by a dielectric

B. Two dielectric separated by a conductor

C. Conductors and dielectric

D. Conductors and semiconductors

Solution:

77. In an inductive coil, the rate of rise of current is maximum

A. Near the final maximum value of current

B. At mid-value of current

C. At half-power points

D. After one time constant

Solution:

78. Two complex numbers or phasors are said to be conjugate if they

A. Differ only in the algebraic sign of their quadratic components

B. Differ only in the algebraic sign of their real components

C. Are equal in their real and quadrature components including algebraic signs

D. Are equal in their real components but differ in their quadrature components including algebraic signs.

Solution:

79. In an ac circuit with a resistive branch and an inductive branch in parallel, the

A. Voltage across the inductance leads the voltage across the resistance by 90°

B. Resistive branch current is 90° out of phase with the inductive branch current

C. Resistive and inductive branch currents have the same phase

D. Resistive and inductive branch currents are 180° out-of-phase

Solution:

80. In an ac circuit with XL and R in series, the

A. Voltages across R and XL are in phase

B. Voltage across R lags the voltage across XL by 90°

C. Voltages across R and XL are 180° out-of-phase

D. Voltage across R leads the voltage across XL by 90°

Solution:

81. Leakage resistance in a capacitor results into

A. Internal heating

B. Internal bleeding

C. Shorter useful life

D. Short-circuiting

Solution:

82. Voltage resonance means

A. Series resonance

B. Parallel resonance

C. Current magnification

D. Gain magnification

Solution:

83. The unit of elastance is

B. Daraf

C. Siemen

D. Henry

Solution:

84. The farad is not equivalent to which of the following combination of units

A. CV­^2

B. C^2/J

C. C/V

D. J/V^2

Solution:

85. Which component opposes voltage change?

A. Resistor

B. Inductor

C. Capacitor

D. Transistor

Solution:

86. What is the peak factor for alternating current or voltage varying sinusoidally?

A. 1.4142

B. 0.707

C. 0.636

D. 1.11

Solution:

87. Which of the following is not a factor affecting dielectric strength?

A. Mass

B. Moisture content

C. Temperature

D. Thickness

Solution:

88. The superposition theorem is used when the circuit contains

A. Reactive elements

B. Active elements

C. Number of voltage sources

D. Single voltage source

Solution:

89. What refers to such work at very low temperatures, near absolute zero?

A. Cryogenics

B. Superconductivity

C. Subsonic

D. Thermionic

Solution:

90. A factor that states how much the resistance changes for a change in temperature?

A. Resistivity

B. Specific resistance

C. Coefficient of temperature change

D. Temperature coefficient of resistance

Solution:

91. An alloy composed of 84 % copper, 12 % manganese and 4 % nickel.

A. Manganin

B. Constantan

C. Nichrome

D. German silver wire

Solution:

92. A law which states that when a constant electromotive force is applied to a circuit consisting of a resistor and capacitor connected in series, the time taken for the potential on the plates of the capacitor to rise to any given fraction of its final value depends only on the product of capacitance and resistance.

A. Child’s law

B. CR law

C. Coulomb’s law

D. Debye T3 law

Solution:

93. At parallel resonance, the currents flowing through L and C are

A. Infinite

B. Zero

C. Unequal

D. Equal

Solution:

94. In a rectangular wave, the peak factor is

A. 1.16

B. 1.73

C. 1.11

D. 1.0

Solution:

95. In an RL series circuit,

A. Current lags voltage by less than 90˚

B. Current lags voltage by 180˚

C. Current lags voltage by 90˚

D. Current leads voltage by 90˚

Solution:

96. In a pure capacitance,

A. Current leads voltage by 90˚

B. Current leads voltage by 180˚

C. Current lags voltage by 90˚

D. Current lags voltage by 180˚

Solution:

97. The ohmic value of a resistor with negative temperature coefficient

A. Increases with increasing temperature

B. Increase with decreasing temperature

C. Stays unchanged with temperature change

D. Stays unaffected even with increasing temperature

Solution:

98. Which of the statements below is not true?

A. Current source is an active element

B. Resistor is a linear element

C. Voltage source is a passive element

D. Diode is a non-linear element

Solution:

99. Which of the following elements is active?

A. Resistor

B. Inductor

C. Capacitor

D. Ideal voltage source

Solution:

100. What is the complex impedance of a circuit with an absolute resistance of 300 Ω?

A. 0 + j 300 Ω

B. 300 + j 90 Ω

C. 0 – j 300 Ω

D. 300 + j 0 Ω

Solution:

### Questions and Answers in Electrical Circuit

Following is the list of practice exam test questions in this brand new series:

MCQ in Electrical Circuit
PART 1: MCQs from Number 1 – 50                        Answer key: PART I
PART 2: MCQs from Number 51 – 100                   Answer key: PART II
PART 3: MCQs from Number 101 – 150                 Answer key: PART 3
PART 4: MCQs from Number 151 – 200                 Answer key: PART 4
PART 5: MCQs from Number 201 – 250                 Answer key: PART 5
PART 6: MCQs from Number 251 – 300                 Answer key: PART 6
PART 7: MCQs from Number 301 – 350                 Answer key: included
PART 8: MCQs from Number 351 – 400                 Answer key: included
PART 9: MCQs from Number 401 – 450                 Answer key: included
PART 10: MCQs from Number 451 – 500                 Answer key: included

### Complete List of MCQ in Electronics Engineering per topic

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