MCQ in Electricity and Magnetism Fundamentals Part 6 | ECE Board Exam

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MCQ in Electricity and Magnetism Fundamentals

This is the Multiple Choice Questions Part 6 of the Series in Electricity and Magnetism Fundamentals 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 Atomic Structure
  • MCQ in Electric Charge
  • MCQ in Ohm’s Law, Kirchoff Law, Coulomb’s Law, etc
  • MCQ in Magnetic Power
  • MCQ in Magnetic Field and Magnetic Flux
  • MCQ in Magnetic and Electric Quantities / Units
  • MCQ in Magnetic/Electromagnet Principles

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251. The relation between absolute permittivity of air (ε0), absolute permeability of air (μ0) and velocity of light (c) is given by

A. μ0ε0 = c^2

B. μ0ε0 = c

C. 1/μ0ε0 = c

D. 1/μ0ε0 = c^2

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Answer: Option D

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252. The dielectric constant of most materials lies between

A. 1 and 10

B. 10 and 20

C. 20 and 50

D. 50 and 100

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

253. A test charge means a charge of

A. -1 C

B. 1 electron

C. +1 C

D. -20 C

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

254. Electric lines of force leave or enter the charge surface at an angle of

A. 30

B. 45

C. 90

D. depending upon the angle of launch and entry

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

255. Electric field intensity is measured in

A. volts/meter

B. Newton/meter

C. Newton-meter

D. Amperes/meter

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

256. Electric field intensity is a ____________.

A. scalar

B. phasor

C. vector

D. variable

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

257. Electric field intensity at a point due to a given charge ___________ if the relative permittivity of the medium decreases.

A. decreases

B. remains unchanged

C. increases

D. becomes zero

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

258. The electric field intensity between the parallel plate air capacitor is 20 N/C. If an insulating slab of relative permittivity 5 is placed between the plates, then electric field intensity will be

A. 20 N/C

B. 100 N/C

C. 4 N/C

D. 40 N/C

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

259. The electric flux density is a ___________ quantity.

A. phasor

B. vector

C. scalar

D. variable

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

260. The permittivity of a material is given by one of the following formulas.

A. DE

B. E/D

C. D^2/E

D. D/E

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Answer: Option D

Solution:

261. Electric field intensity at a point is numerically equal to ____________ at that point.

A. potential gradient

B. potential difference

C. dielectric constant

D. the force

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Answer: Option D

Solution:

262. Three charges of +5 C, -6 C and +9 C are placed inside a sphere. What is the total flux passing through the surface of sphere?

A. 8 C

B. 14 C

C. 20 C

D. -6 C

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

263. The potential at a point due to a charge is 15 V. If the distance is increased three times, the potential at the point will be

A. 5 V

B. 18 V

C. 45 V

D. 15 V

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

264. Electric potential is a __________ quantity.

A. scalar

B. phasor

C. vector

D. variable

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

265. The electric potential at a point in air due to a charge is 21 V. If the air is replaced by a medium of relative permittivity of 3, then electric potential at that point will be

A. 63 V

B. 21 V

C. 7 V

D. 42 V

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

266. The electric potential across part AB of a circuit is 5 V; point A being at higher potential. If a charge of 5 C moves from A to B, then energy released as

A. 5 joules

B. 25 joules

C. 10 joules

D. 100 joules

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

267. What is the other name for dielectric strength?

A. Breakdown voltage

B. Electric intensity

C. Potential gradient

D. Dielectric constant

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

268. Which of the following materials has the highest dielectric strength?

A. Glass

B. Oiled paper

C. Mica

D. Air

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

269. What is used as the insulating material or dielectric in an electric ion?

A. Oiled paper

B. Mica

C. Paraffin

D. Titanate compound

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

270. What is used as the dielectric material in high voltage transformers?

A. Mica

B. Paraffin

C. Porcelain

D. Oiled paper

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

271. One farad equals

A. 1 coulomb/volt

B. 1 newton/coulomb

C. 1 newton-meter

D. 1 volt/second/ampere

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

272. Which of the following is used by permanent magnets as the magnetic material?

A. iron

B. nickel

C. soft steel

D. hardened steel

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Answer: Option D

Solution:

273. Which of the following is used by temporary magnets as the magnetic material?

A. Hardened steel

B. Cobalt steel

C. Soft iron

D. Tungsten steel

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

274. What is the main advantage of temporary magnets?

A. The magnetic flux can be changed.

B. Hysteresis can be decreased.

C. Magnetic materials can be used.

D. Abundance of ferromagnetic material that can be temporarily magnetized.

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

275. Permanent magnets can be found in

A. electric bells

B. earphones

C. relays

D. dynamic loudspeakers

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

276. Temporary magnets are commonly employed in

A. electric instruments

B. motors

C. moving coils loudspeakers

D. magnetos

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

277. The force between two magnetic poles is ___________ their pole strengths.

A. directly proportional to

B. the sum of

C. inversely proportional to

D. the product of

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

278. If the distance between two magnetic poles decreases by 2 times, the force between them

A. decreases two times

B. increases four times

C. increases two times

D. decreases four times

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

279. The force between two magnetic poles is ____________ the relative permeability of the medium.

A. directly proportional to

B. independent of

C. inversely proportional to

D. equal to

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

280. Two similar poles, each 1Wb, placed 1 m apart in air will experience a repulsive force of

A. 63000 N

B. 63 × 10^-3 N

C. 8 × 10^12 N

D. 796 kN

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

281. One weber of flux is equal to ___________ magnetic lines of force.

A. 10^6

B. 10^10

C. 4π × 10^7

D. 10^8

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Answer: Option D

Solution:

282. The unit of flux density is

A. Wb/m

B. Tesla

C. At/m

D. N/Wb

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

283. What is the typical saturation flux density for most magnetic materials?

A. 4 Wb/m^2

B. 5 Wb/m^2

C. 1 Wb/m^2

D. 2 Wb/m^2

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Answer: Option D

Solution:

284. Magnetic field intensity is a ___________ quantity.

A. scalar

B. phasor

C. vector

D. variable

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

285. The force acting on a pole of 5 Wb is 25 N. What is the intensity of the magnetic field?

A. 5 N/Wb

B. 25 N/Wb

C. 125 N/Wb

D. 0.2 N/Wb

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

286. The relative permeability of a magnetic material is 10^5. What is its permeability?

A. 4π × 10^5 H/m

B. 4π × 10^-12 H/m

C. 4π × 10^-2 H/m

D. 4π × 10^-7 H/m

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

287. Which of the following has the highest permeability?

A. Soft iron

B. Steel

C. Air

D. Permalloy

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Answer: Option D

Solution:

288. A magnetic pole produces 5000 field lines. How much is the flux in webers?

A. 50 × 10^-6

B. 5 × 10^-6

C. 500 × 10^-6

D. 500 × 10^-5

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

289. As the magnetic intensity decreases, the relative permeability of a magnetic material

A. decreases

B. remains the same

C. increases

D. becomes zero

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

290. The permeability of a material having a flux density of 5 Wb/m^2 is 10^-5 H/m. What is the value of magnetizing force?

A. 5 × 10^-5 N/Wb

B. 500 × 10^3 N/Wb

C. 4π × 10^-7 N/Wb

D. 4π × 10^7 N/Wb

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

291. When the relative permeability of a material is slightly less than 1, it is called _________ material.

A. diamagnetic

B. ferromagnetic

C. paramagnetic

D. non-magnetic

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

292. When the relative permeability of a material is slightly more than 1, it is called _________ material.

A. diamagnetic

B. ferromagnetic

C. paramagnetic

D. non-magnetic

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

293. Which of the following is a diamagnetic material?

A. Aluminum

B. Silver

C. Air

D. Cobalt

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

294. Which of the following is a paramagnetic material?

A. Carbon

B. Bismuth

C. Copper

D. Oxygen

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Answer: Option D

Solution:

295. The greater percentage of materials is ____________.

A. diamagnetic

B. paramagnetic

C. ferromagnetic

D. non-magnetic

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

296. When the relative permeability of a material is much greater than 1, it is called __________ material.

A. diamagnetic

B. ferromagnetic

C. paramagnetic

D. non-magnetic

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

297. The flux density in an air-cored coil is 10^-3 Wb/m^2. With a cast iron core of relative permeability 100 inserted, the flux density will become

A. 10^-3 Wb/m^2

B. 10^-2 Wb/m^2

C. 10^3 Wb/m^2

D. 0.1 Wb/m^2

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Answer: Option D

Solution:

298. At/m is a unit of

A. mmf

B. magnetic force

C. reluctance

D. magnetic flux density

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

299. The direction of force o a current carrying conductor placed in a magnetic field can be found by

A. Cork screw rule

B. Fleming’s left hand rule

C. Fleming’s right hand rule

D. using a compass

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

300. When a current carrying conductor is placed in a magnetic field, the maximum force will act on the conductor when the conductor is at an angle of ___________ to the magnetic field.

A. 45

B. 60

C. 30

D. 90

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Answer: Option D

Solution:

Questions and Answers in Electricity and Magnetism Fundamentals

Following is the list of multiple choice questions in this brand new series:
MCQ in Electricity and Magnetism Fundamentals
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 III
PART 4: MCQs from Number 151 – 200                 Answer key: PART IV
PART 5: MCQs from Number 201 – 250                 Answer key: PART V
PART 6: MCQs from Number 251 – 300                 Answer key: PART VI
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

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