Kennedy: MCQs in Television Fundamentals

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MCQs in Television Fundamentals

This is the Multiple Choice Questions in Chapter 17: Television Fundamentals from the book Electronic Communication Systems by George Kennedy. If you are looking for a reviewer in Communications Engineering this will definitely help. I can assure you that this will be a great help in reviewing the book in preparation for your Board Exam. Make sure to familiarize each and every questions to increase the chance of passing the ECE Board Exam.

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Choose the letter of the best answer in each questions.

1. The number of lines per field in the United States TV system is

  • a. 262 ½
  • b. 525
  • c. 30
  • d. 60

2. The number of frames per second in the United States TV system is

  • a. 60
  • b. 262 ½
  • c. 4.5
  • d. 30

3. The number of lines per second in the United States TV system is

  • a. 31,500
  • b. 15,750
  • c. 262 ½
  • d. 525

4. The channel width in the United States TV system, in MHz, is

  • a. 41.25
  • b. 6
  • c. 4.5
  • d. 3.58

5. Interlacing is used in television to

  • a. produce the illusion of motion
  • b. ensure that all the lines on the screen are scanned, not merely the alternate ones
  • c. simplify the vertical sync pulse train
  • d. avoid flicker

6. The signals sent by the TV transmitter to ensure correct scanning in the receiver are called

  • a. sync
  • b. chroma
  • c. luminance
  • d. video

7. In the United States color television system, the intercarrier frequency, in MHz, is

  • a. 3.58
  • b. 3.57945
  • c. 4.5
  • d. 45.75

8. Indicate which voltages are not found in the output of a normal monochrome receiver video detector.

  • a. Sync
  • b. Video
  • c. Sweep
  • d. Sound

9. The carrier transmitted 1.25 MHz above the bottom frequency in the United States TV channel is the

  • a. sound carrier
  • b. chroma carrier
  • c. intercarrier
  • d. picture carrier

10. In television, 4:3 represents the

  • a. interlace ratio
  • b. maximum horizontal deflection
  • c. aspect ratio
  • d. ratio of the two diagonals

11. Equalizing pulses in TV are sent during

  • a. horizontal blanking
  • b. vertical blanking
  • c. the serrations
  • d. the horizontal retrace

12. An odd number of lines per frame forms part of every one of the world’s TV systems. This is

  • a. done to assist interlace
  • b. purely an accident
  • c. to ensure that line and frame frequencies can be obtained from the same original source
  • d. done to minimize interference with the chroma subcarrier

13. The function of the serrations in the composite video waveform is to

  • a. equalize the charge in the integrator before the start of vertical retrace
  • b. help vertical synchronization
  • c. help horizontal synchronization
  • d. simplify the generation of the vertical sync pulse

14. The width of the vertical sync pulse in the United States TV system is

  • a. 21H
  • b. 3H
  • c. H
  • d. 0.5H

15. Indicate which of the following frequencies will not be found in the output of a normal TV receiver tuner:

  • a. 4.5 MHz
  • b. 41.25 MHz
  • c. 45.75 MHz
  • d. 42.17 MHz

16. The video voltage applied to the picture tube of a television receiver is fed in

  • a. between grid and ground
  • b. to the yoke
  • c. to the anode
  • d. between grid and cathode

17. The circuit that separates sync pulses from the composite video waveform is

  • a. the keyed AGC amplifier
  • b. a clipper
  • c. an integrator
  • d. a differentiator

18. The output of the vertical amplifier, applied to the yoke in a TV receiver, consists of

  • a. direct current
  • b. amplified vertical sync
  • c. a sawtooth voltage
  • d. a sawtooth current

19. The HV anode supply for the picture tube of a TV receiver is generated in the

  • a. mains transformer
  • b. vertical output stage
  • c. horizontal output stage
  • d. horizontal deflection oscillator

20. Another name for the horizontal retrace in a TV receiver is the

  • a. ringing
  • b. burst
  • c. damper
  • d. flyback

21. Indicate which of the following signals is not transmitted in color TV:

  • a. Y
  • b. Q
  • c. R
  • d. I

22. The shadow mask in a color picture tube is used to

  • a. reduce x-ray emission
  • b. ensure that each beam hits only its own dots
  • c. increase screen brightness
  • d. provide degaussing for the screen

23. In a TV receiver, the color killer

  • a. cuts off the chroma stages during monochrome reception
  • b. ensures that no color is transmitted to monochrome receivers
  • c. prevents color overloading
  • d. makes sure that the color burst is not mistaken for sync pulses, by cutting off reception during the back porch

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