# MCQ in Electrical Circuit Part 5 | ECE Board Exam

(Last Updated On: May 3, 2019)

This is the Multiples Choice Questions Part 5 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.

### Multiple Choice Questions Topic Outline

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

### Continue Practice Exam Test Questions Part 5 of the Series

Choose the letter of the best answer in each questions.

201. The distance between the capacitor plates increases two times, then its capacitance

A. Increases two times

B. Increases four times

C. Decreases two times

D. Decreases four times

Solution:

202. The ratio between the active power and the apparent power of a load in an ac circuit is called

A. Quality factor

B. Power factor

C. Power ratio

D. Power reactive

Solution:

203. When the power factor of a circuit is zero,

A. Power absorbed is maximum

B. Power absorbed is minimum

C. Power absorbed is zero

D. The impedance is minimum

Solution:

204. How many degrees of phase represents one full cycle?

A. 360

B. 180

C. 270

D. 90

Solution:

205. Which of the following does not generally affect the value of a capacitor?

A. The dielectric material used

B. The surface area of the plates

C. The thickness of the dielectric

D. The voltage applied to the plate

Solution:

206. What is the purpose of a load in an electric circuit?

A. To increase the circuit current

B. To decrease the circuit current

C. To utilize electrical energy

D. To make the circuit complete

Solution:

207. The power factor of a certain circuit in which the voltage lags behind the current is 80%. To increase the power to 100%, it is necessary to add ________ to the circuit.

A. Inductance

B. Capacitance

C. Resistance

D. Impedance

Solution:

208. Refers to the outward-curving distortion of the lines of force near the edges of two parallel metal plates that form a capacitor.

A. Skin effect

B. Night effect

C. Edge effect

D. Hall effect

Solution:

209. If voltage across the plates of 2 F capacitor is increased by 4 V, then charge on the plates will

A. Decrease by 2 C

B. Increase by 2 C

C. Decrease by 4 C

D. Increase by 4 C

Solution:

210. What does a capacitor store?

A. Voltage

B. Charge

C. Current

D. Power

Solution:

211. The mutual inductance between two coils is ___________ the reluctance of magnetic path.

A. Directly proportional to

B. Inversely proportional to

C. Independent to

D. Equal to

Solution:

212. The result of rust in electrical (wire) connection is

A. Inductance

B. Conductance

C. Impedance

D. Resistance

Solution:

213. Which of the following is a disadvantage of a wire-wound resistor?

A. It has reactance in radio-frequency circuits

B. It cannot handle much power

C. It draws a large amount of current

D. It cannot handle high voltage

Solution:

214. The resistance of an insulator __________ when its temperature is increased.

A. Decreases

B. Remains the same

C. Increases

D. Varies

Solution:

215. The wavelength of an alternating waveform depends upon the ___________ of the variation.

A. Period

B. Number

C. Frequency

D. Amplitude

Solution:

216. Delta to wye or wye to delta transformation technique is applied to a _________ network.

A. One-terminal

B. Two-terminal

C. Three-terminal

D. Complex

Solution:

217. For greater accuracy, the value of phase angle θ should be determined from

A. Cos θ

B. Tan θ

C. Sin θ

D. Sec θ

Solution:

218. Inductive reactance applies only to sine waves because it

A. Increases with lower frequencies

B. Increases with lower inductance

C. Depends on the factor 2 π

D. Decreases with higher frequencies

Solution:

219. What increases the resistance of wire at high frequencies?

A. Temperature

B. Voltage

C. Skin effect

D. Insulation

Solution:

220. An inductor carries 2 A dc. If its inductance is 100 μH, then what is its inductive reactance?

A. Zero

B. 1.3 kΩ

C. 628 Ω

D. -628 Ω

Solution:

221. Barium-strontium titanite dielectric material is also called

A. Ceramic

B. Polyster

C. Electrolytic

D. Bakelite

Solution:

222. In the 5-band method of capacitor color coding, the first band indicates

A. Temperature coefficient

B. Tolerance

C. 1st digit

D. Capacitance value

Solution:

223. What is the most convenient way of achieving large capacitance?

A. By using multiplate construction

B. By using air as dielectric

C. By decreasing distance between plates

D. By using dielectric of low permittivity

Solution:

224. A linear circuit is one whose parameters

A. Change with change in voltage

B. Change with change in current

C. Do not change with voltage and current

D. Change with change in voltage and current

Solution:

225. For a linear circuit, __________ voltage or current is used to calculate average power.

A. Rms

B. Peak

C. Average

D. Instantaneous

Solution:

226. When two coils of identical reactance are in parallel without mutual inductance, the reactance of the combination is _________ the reactance of each coil.

A. One half

B. Twice

C. Four times

D. One fourth

Solution:

227. Which of the following is also known as anti-resonant circuit?

A. Parallel resonant circuit

B. Series resonant circuit

C. Tuned circuit

D. Tank circuit

Solution:

228. In a complex number 5 + j 10, 10 is called _________ part.

A. Imaginary

B. Real

C. Conjugate

D. Integer

Solution:

229. The presence of an electric current is made known by

A. Electric shock

B. Effects produced

C. Magnetic shock

D. Flashing

Solution:

230. The reciprocal of a complex number is

A. A complex number

B. A real number

C. An imaginary number

D. A whole number

Solution:

231. Which of the following has negative temperature coefficient?

A. Carbon

B. Nickel

C. Brass

D. Constantan

Solution:

232. Which of the following is a common material used in wire-wound resistors?

A. Manganin

B. Carbon

C. Bronze

D. German silver wire

Solution:

233. If one resistance in a series connection is open, then

A. The current is zero in all the other resistances

B. The current is maximum in all the other resistances

C. The voltage is zero across the open resistance

D. The voltage is infinite across the open resistance

Solution:

234. What determines the magnitude of electric current?

A. The rate at which electrons are produced

B. The type of material used

C. The current carrying capacity of the circuit

D. The rate at which electrons pass a given point

Solution:

235. For a carbon composition resistor, typical resistance values range from

A. 2.7 Ω to 22 MΩ

B. 1000 Ω to 10000 Ω

C. 10 Ω to 10 MΩ

D. 2.7 Ω to 2.7 GΩ

Solution:

236. A lead conductor has a resistance of 25Ω at 0˚C. Determine its resistance at -30˚C.

A. 22Ω

B. 24Ω

C. 12Ω

D. 11Ω

Solution:

237. An impedance given by 90∠-45˚ is a/an __________ impedance.

A. Inductive

B. Conductive

C. Resistive

D. Capacitive

Solution:

238. If a coil has a Q of 10, it means that

A. The energy stored in the magnetic field of the coil is 10 times the energy wasted in its resistance

B. The energy wasted in its resistance is 10 times the energy stored in the magnetic field of the coil

C. It is a low Q coil

D. It is a high Q coil

Solution:

239. What is the rms value of a square wave?

A. Equals its peak value

B. Equals its peak-to-peak value

C. Peak divided by square root of two

D. Peak divided by pi

Solution:

240. The rms value of a triangular or sawtooth waveform is ___________ times its peak value.

A. 0.577

B. 0.500

C. 0.25

D. 0.707

Solution:

241. In a multiple capacitor, the plate area is

A. Increased

B. The same

C. Decreased

D. Variable

Solution:

242. What is the time constant for L of 240 mH in series with R of 20Ω?

A. 12 ms

B. 4.8 s

C. 83.3 s

D. 12 s

Solution:

243. In an ac circuit, the power dissipated as heat depends on

A. Impedance

B. Capacitive reactance

C. Resistance

D. Inductive reactance

Solution:

244. Which of the following dielectric materials makes the lowest-capacitance capacitor?

A. Paper

B. Mica

C. Air

D. Electrolyte

Solution:

245. In adding or subtracting phasor quantities, ____________ form is the most convenient.

A. Polar

B. Rectangular

C. Trigonometric

D. Exponential

Solution:

246. In dividing or multiplying phasor quantities, ____________ form is used.

A. Polar

B. Rectangular

C. Trigonometric

D. Exponential

Solution:

247. The power factor of a circuit is equal to

A. RZ

B. XC/Z

C. XL/Z

D. R/Z

Solution:

248. The capacitance of a capacitor is ____________ relative permittivity.

A. Directly proportional to

B. Inversely proportional to

C. Equal to

D. Inversely proportional to the square of

Solution:

249. If a multi-plate capacitor has 10 plates, each of area 10 cm^2, then

A. 10 capacitors will be in parallel

B. 10 capacitors will be in series

C. 9 capacitors will be in parallel

D. 9 capacitors will be in series

Solution:

250. Of the equivalent combination of units, which one is not equal to watt?

A. Ω^2/V

B. AV

C. A^2 Ω

D. J/s

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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