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Floyd: MCQ in Bipolar Junction Transistor Amplifiers

(Last Updated On: August 22, 2019)
MCQ for Floyd's Bipolar Junction Transistor Amplifiers

This is the Multiple Choice Questions in Bipolar Junction Transistor Amplifiers from the book Electronic Devices – Electron Flow Version and Conventional Current Version 8th Edition by Thomas L. Floyd. If you are looking for a reviewer in Electronics 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.

Online Questions and Answers Topic Outline

  • MCQs in BJT Amplifiers
  • MCQs in Amplifier Operation
  • MCQs in Transistor AC Models
  • MCQs in The Common-Emitter Amplifier
  • MCQs in The The Common-Collector Amplifier
  • MCQs in The The Common-Base Amplifier
  • MCQs in Multistage Amplifiers
  • MCQs in The Differential Amplifier
  • MCQs in GreenTech Application 6: Wind Power

Practice Exam Test Questions

Choose the letter of the best answer in each questions.

1. For the common-emitter amplifier ac equivalent circuit, all capacitors are

A) effectively shorts.

B) effectively open circuits.

C) not connected to ground.

D) connected to ground.

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

2. For a common-emitter amplifier, the purpose of the emitter bypass capacitor is

A) no purpose, since it is shorted out by RE.

B) to reduce noise.

C) to despike the supply voltage.

D) to maximize amplifier gain.

View Answer:

Answer: Option D

Solution:

3. For a common-emitter amplifier, the purpose of swamping is

A) to minimize gain.

B) to reduce the effects of r’e

C) to maximize gain.

D) no purpose.

View Answer:

Answer: Option B

Solution:

4. An emitter-follower is also known as a

A) common-emitter amplifier.

B) common-base amplifier.

C) common-collector amplifier.

D) Darlington pair.

View Answer:

Answer: Option C

Solution:

5. In a common-base amplifier, the input signal is connected to the

A) base.

B) collector.

C) emitter.

D) output.

View Answer:

Answer: Option C

Solution:

6. The differential amplifier produces outputs that are

A) common mode.

B) in-phase with the input voltages.

C) the sum of the two input voltages.

D) the difference of the two input voltages.

View Answer:

Answer: Option D

Solution:

7. The differential amplifier has

A) one input and one output.

B) two inputs and two outputs.

C) two inputs and one output.

D) one input and two outputs.

View Answer:

Answer: Option B

Solution:

8. The dc emitter current of a transistor is 8 mA. What is the value of re?

A) 320 Ω

B) 13.3 kΩ

C) 3.125 Ω

D) 5.75 Ω

View Answer:

Answer: Option C

Solution:

9. Refer to Figure 6-1. Calculate the value of VB.

MCQs in Floyd's Bipolar Junction Transistor Amplifiers Fig. 01

Figure 6-1

A) 5 V

B) 3.7 V

C) 20 V

D) 3 V

View Answer:

Answer: Option B

Solution:

10. Refer to Figure 6-1. Find the value of IE.

A) 2 mA

B) 4 mA

C) 5 mA

D) 6 mA

View Answer:

Answer: Option D

Solution:

11. Refer to Figure 6-1. Determine the value of VC.

A) 20 V

B) 10 V

C) 5 V

D) 0 V

View Answer:

Answer: Option C

Solution:

12. Refer to Figure 6-1. Find the value of Rin(base).

A) 420 Ω

B) 50 kΩ

C) 940 Ω

D) 100.8 Ω

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

13. Refer to Figure 6-1. Calculate the value of Rin(tot).

A) 37.7 kΩ

B) 3.77 kΩ

C) 378 Ω

D) 2.25 kΩ

View Answer:

Answer: Option B

Solution:

14. Refer to Figure 6-1. Determine the value of Av.

A) 49.6

B) 5

C) 100

D) 595

View Answer:

Answer: Option B

Solution:

15. Refer to Figure 6-1. If an emitter bypass capacitor was installed, determine the value of Rin(base).

A) 416 Ω

B) 5 kΩ

C) 50 kΩ

D) 500 Ω

View Answer:

Answer: Option A

Solution:

16. Refer to Figure 6-1. If an emitter bypass capacitor was installed, calculate the value of Rin(tot).

A) 378 Ω

B) 420 Ω

C) 500 Ω

D) 40 k Ω

View Answer:

Answer: Option A

Solution:

17. Refer to Figure 6-1. If an emitter bypass capacitor was installed, what would the new Av be?

A) 4.96

B) 125

C) 398

D) 600

View Answer:

Answer: Option D

Solution:

18. An emitter-follower amplifier has an input impedance of 107 kΩ. The input signal is 12 mV. The approximate output voltage is (common-collector)

A) 8.92 V

B) 112 mV

C) 12 mV

D) 8.9 mV

View Answer:

Answer: Option C

Solution:

19. Refer to Figure 6-2. You notice while servicing this amplifier that the output signal at Vout is reduced from normal. The problem could be caused by

MCQs in Floyd's Bipolar Junction Transistor Amplifiers Fig. 02

Figure 6-2

A) an open C3.

B) an open C2.

C) an open base-emitter of Q2.

D) a shorted C2.

View Answer:

Answer: Option B

Solution:

20. Refer to Figure 6-2. The output signal from the first stage of this amplifier is 0 V. The trouble could be caused by

A) an open C4.

B) an open C2.

C) an open base-emitter of Q1.

D) a shorted C4.

View Answer:

Answer: Option C

Solution:

21. A Darlington pair amplifier has

A) high input impedance and high voltage gain.

B) low input impedance and low voltage gain.

C) a voltage gain of about 1 and a low input impedance.

D) a low voltage gain and a high input impedance.

View Answer:

Answer: Option D

Solution:

22. You have a need to apply an amplifier with a very high power gain. Which of the following would you choose?

A) common-collector

B) common-base

C) common-emitter

D) emitter-follower

View Answer:

Answer: Option C

Solution:

23. What is the most important r parameter for amplifier analysis?

A) rb′

B) rc′

C) re′

D) none of the above

View Answer:

Answer: Option C

Solution:

24. A common-emitter amplifier has _____ voltage gain, _____ current gain, _____ power gain, and _____ input impedance.

A) high, low, high, low

B) high, high, high, low

C) high, high, high, high

D) low, low, low, high

View Answer:

Answer: Option B

Solution:

25. To analyze the common-emitter amplifier, what must be done to determine the dc equivalent circuit?

A) leave circuit unchanged

B) replace coupling and bypass capacitors with opens

C) replace coupling and bypass capacitors with shorts

D) replace VCC with ground

View Answer:

Answer: Option B

Solution:

26. When the bypass capacitor is removed from a common-emitter amplifier, the voltage gain

A) increases.

B) decreases.

C) has very little effect.

D) none of the above

View Answer:

Answer: Option B

Solution:

27. A common-collector amplifier has ______ input resistance, ______ current gain, and ______ voltage gain.

A) high, high, low

B) high, low, low

C) high, low, high

View Answer:

Answer: Option A

Solution:

28. A Darlington pair provides beta ______ for ______ input resistance.

A) multiplication, decreased

B) multiplication, increased

C) division, decreased

D) none of the above

View Answer:

Answer: Option B

Solution:

29. The total gain of a multistage amplifier is the ______.

A) sum of individual voltage gains

B) sum of dB voltage gains

C) product of individual voltage gains

D) none of the above

View Answer:

Answer: Option B

Solution:

30. What is re equal to in terms of h parameters?

A) hre/hoe

B) (hre + 1)/hoe

C) hie – (hre/hoe)(1 + hfe)

D) hfe

E) none of the above

View Answer:

Answer: Option A

Solution:

31. The advantage that a Sziklai pair has over a Darlington pair is

A) higher current gain.

B) less input voltage is needed to turn it on.

C) higher input impedance.

D) higher voltage gain.

View Answer:

Answer: Option B

Solution:

Check your work.

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