Capacitance – Gibilisco MCQs in Electronics

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Multiple choice questions in Capacitance

This is the Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Chapter 11: Capacitance from the book Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, 5th edition by Stan Gibilisco. If you are looking for a reviewer in Electronics Engineering this will definitely help you before taking the Board Exam.

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1. Capacitance acts to store electrical energy as:

  • A. Current.
  • B. Voltage.
  • C. A magnetic field.
  • D. An electric field.

2. As capacitor plate area increases, all other things being equal:

  • A. The capacitance increases.
  • B. The capacitance decreases.
  • C. The capacitance does not change.
  • D. The voltage-handling ability increases.

3. As the spacing between plates in a capacitor is made smaller, all other things being equal:

  • A. The capacitance increases.
  • B. The capacitance decreases.
  • C. The capacitance does not change.
  • D. The voltage-handling ability increases.

4. A material with a high dielectric constant:

  • A. Acts to increase capacitance per unit volume.
  • B. Acts to decrease capacitance per unit volume.
  • C. Has no effect on capacitance.
  • D. Causes a capacitor to become polarized.

5. A capacitance of 100 pF is the same as:

  • A. 0.01 μF.
  • B. 0.001 μF.
  • C. 0.0001 μF.
  • D. 0. 00001 μF.

6. A capacitance of 0.033 μF is the same as:

  • A. 33 pF.
  • B. 330 pF.
  • C. 3300 pF.
  • D. 33,000 pF.

7. Five 0.050-μF capacitors are connected in parallel. The total capacitance is:

  • A. 0.010 μF.
  • B. 0.25 μF.
  • C. 0.50 μF.
  • D. 0.025 μF.

8. If the same five capacitors are connected in series, the total capacitance will be:

  • A. 0.010 μF.
  • B. 0.25 μF.
  • C. 0.50 μF.
  • D. 0.025 μF.

9. Two capacitors are in series. Their values are 47 pF and 33 pF. The composite value is:

  • A. 80 pF.
  • B. 47 pF.
  • C. 33 pF.
  • D. 19 pF.

10. Two capacitors are in parallel. Their values are 47 pF and 470 μF. The combination capacitance is:

  • A. 47 pF.
  • B. 517 pF.
  • C. 517 μF.
  • D. 470 μF.

11. Three capacitors are in parallel. Their values are 0.0200 μF, 0.0500 μF and 0.10000 μF. The total capacitance is:

  • A. 0.0125 μF.
  • B. 0.170 μF.
  • C. 0.1 μF.
  • D. 0.125 μF.

12. Air works well as a dielectric mainly because it:

  • A. Has a high dielectric constant.
  • B. Is not physically dense.
  • C. Has low loss.
  • D. Allows for large capacitance in a small volume.

13. Which of the following is not a characteristic of mica capacitors?

  • A. High efficiency.
  • B. Small size.
  • C. Capability to handle high voltages.
  • D. Low loss.

14. A disk ceramic capacitor might have a value of:

  • A. 100 pF.
  • B. 33 μF.
  • C. 470 μF.
  • D. 10,000 μF.

15. A paper capacitor might have a value of:

  • A. 0.001 pF.
  • B. 0.01 μF.
  • C. 100 μF.
  • D. 3300 μF.

16. An air-variable capacitor might have a range of:

  • A. 0.01 μF to 1 μF.
  • B. 1 μF to 100 μF.
  • C. 1 pF to 100 pF.
  • D. 0.001 pF to 0.1 pF.

17. Which of the following types of capacitors is polarized?

  • A. Paper
  • B. Mica.
  • C. Interelectrode.
  • D. Electrolytic.

18. If a capacitor has a negative temperature coefficient:

  • A. Its value decreases as the temperature rises.
  • B. Its value increases as the temperature rises.
  • C. Its value does not change with temperature.
  • D. It must be connected with the correct polarity.

19. A capacitor is rated at 33 pF, plus or minus 10 percent. Which of the following capacitances is outside the acceptable range?

  • A. 30 pF.
  • B. 37 pF.
  • C. 35 pF.
  • D. 31 pF.

20. A capacitor, rated at 330 pF, shows an actual value of 317 pF. How many percent off is its value?

  • A. 0.039.
  • B. 3.9.
  • C. 0.041.
  • D. 4.1.

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