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1. What will be the resistance if 10 resistors of  10 ohm  each is connected in series
(A)100 ?

(B)1 ?
(C) 0.1 ?
(D)10 ?.
2. Resistivity of a wire depends on
(A) length
(B) material
(C) cross section area
(D) All of the above.
3. Which of the following is not the same as watt?
(A) joule/sec
(B) amperes/volt
(C) amperes x volts
(D) ( amperes )2  x ohm.
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4. Ohm’s law is not applicable to
(A) DC circuits
(B) high currents
(C) small resistors
(D) semi-conductors.
5. A wire of resistance R has it length and cross-section both doubled. Its resistance will become
(A) 4 R
(B)2 R
(C) R
(D) R / 4.
6. The rating of fuse wire is expressed in terms of
(A) Ohms
(B) Mhos
(C) Amperes
(D) Watts.
7. For maximum transfer of power, internal resistance of the source should be:
(B) Less than that of the load
(C) More than that of the load
(D) Zero
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8. Thevenin’s theorem can be applied to network containing
(A) Passive elements only
(B) Active elements only
(C) Linear elements only
(D) All of these
9. Which of the following theorems helps in simplifying computations when the load across a circuit is varying?
(A) Superposition
(B) Norton’s
(C) Thevenin’s
(D) Maximum power transfer
10. When maximum power transfer takes place, the efficiency of power transfer of the circuit is
(A) 100%
(B) 75%
(C) 50%
(D) 25%
11. The superposition theorem requires as many circuits to be solved as there are:
(A) Nodes
(B) Sources
(C) Nodes and Sources
(D) Nodes, Sources and Mesh
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12. An ideal voltage source should have:
(A) Zero source resistance
(B) Infinite source resistance
(C) Terminal voltage is proportional to current
(D) Open-circuit voltage nearly equal to voltage of the load current
13. In which figure the relationship between voltage V and current I is in accordance with Ohm’s law ?
(A) Figure A
(B) Figure B
(C) Figure C

14. A passive element in a circuit is one which
(B) Supplies energy
(C) both supplies and receives energy
(D) none

15.Unit of electric potential
(A) Ampere
(B)  Volts
(C)  coulomb
(D) Volt-ampere

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16. If a flux of ? Weber’s links with a coil of N turns , the induced voltage in the coil is given by
(A) N d?/dt
(B) -N d?/dt
(C)  NBlu
(D) none

17. Whenever there is a relative motion of a coil & a magnetic field, a voltage is induced in the coil. Such
a voltage is called
(A) Statically induced voltage
(B) Dynamically induced voltage
(C) Self-induced voltage
(D) Mutually induced voltage

18. The polarity of the induced voltage is determined by
(A) Ampere’s law
(B) Lenz’s law
(C)  Kirchhoff’s law
(D)  Right hand rule

27. Two resistances R1 and R2 give combined resistance of 4.5 ohms when in series and 1 ohm when in parallel. The resistances are
(A) 3 ohms and 6 ohms
(B) 3 ohms and 9 ohms
(C) 1.5 ohms and 3 ohms
(D) 1.5 ohms and 0.5 ohms

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28. A Material having a charge of 12 coloumbs over 6 second what is current flowing through the material
A) 3 AMPS
B)2 AMPS
C) 4 AMPS
D) 10AMPS

29. The Potential Difference between Two terminals of Resistor is 10V, Current flowing is 5A, What is the value of Resistance
A) 2
B) 1.5
C) 1.5
D) None Of These

30. Four resistors each of 20 are connected in parallel, the total resistance is
A) 80
B) 5
C) 5
D) None Of These

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A) 1
B) 1 V/C
C) 1C/V
D) None Of These

32. Two resistors each of 4  and 12  are connected in parallel and the parallel  combination is connected in series with a 2 resistor. What is the Equivalent Resistance?
A) 50
B) 5
C) 20
D) 2

33. The unit of resistance is
A) Ohms
B) Volts
C) Amperes
D) Tesla

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34. Circuit is defined as
A) Interconnection Of Circuit Elements With Closed Path
B) Interconnection Of Circuit Elements With Out Any Closed Path
C) Interconnection Of With Out Circuit Elements
D)None of these

35. In Series Connection of elements Parameter is Same
a) Current
b)Voltage
c) Power
d)None of these

36. In parallel Connection of elements Parameter is Same
a) Current
b)Voltage
c) Power
d)None of these

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37. A Loop in a Circuit is defined as a
a) Closed path
b) Junction point of two or more branches
c) inter connected elements
d) All of these

38. KCL is applicable at
a) A Junction
b) Resistor
c) Loop
d) All of these

39. KVL is applicable at
a) A Junction
b) Resistor
c) Closed Loop
d) All of these

40. Super-Position Theorem is applicable for  a
a) Linear Bilateral Network
b) Non- Linear Bilateral Network
c) Linear Uni-ateral Network
d)All the above

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41. Faradays- First law the induced EMF is
a) Dynamically Induced EMF
b) Statically Induced EMF
c) Eddy EMF
d) None of these

42. Faradays- second law the induced EMF is
a) Dynamically Induced EMF
b) Statically Induced EMF
c) Eddy EMF
d) None of these

43. The direction of dynamically Induced EMF can be determined with the help of
a) Lenz’s Law
b) Flemings Left Hand Rule
c) Flemings Right Hand Rule
d) None of these

44. The self inductance is written as follows
a) L=NØ/I
b) L=Ø/I
c) L=V/dI/dt
d) All

45. Thevenin’s  Voltage is
a) Open circuit voltage
b) Short Circuit Voltage
c) Closed Circuit voltage
d) None of these

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46. Ohm’s Law is Applicable at Conditions
a) Constant Temperature
b) Constant Pressure
c) Constant Volume
d) None of These

47. The unit of inductance is
a) ohms
b) Volts
c) Amperes
d) Henry

48. The unit of capacitance is
a) ohms
c) Amperes
d) Tesla

49. An inductor stores energy
a)Electrical energy
b) Magnetic energy
c) mechanical energy
d) All

50. Magnetic flux has he unit of
a) Newton
b) Ampere turn
c) Weber
d) Tesla

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51.If E1 = Asin?t and E2 = Asin(?t – ?), then

A)E1& E2 are in phase
B) E2 lags E1by ?
C) E1 lags E2by ?
D) E2 lags E1by 900

52.The equation for 25 cycles current sine wave having rms value of 30 amps, will be
A) 42.4sin50?t
B) 42.4sin25?t
C) 30sin25?t
D) 30sin25?t

53.The rms value of sinusoidal voltage wave V = 200sin?t, is
A) 200/?2 V
B) 100/?2 V
C) 200?2 V
D) 100?2 V

54.The value of supply voltage for 400 W, 4 ? load is
A) 40 V
B) 20 V
C) 100 V
D) 1600 V

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55. What is represented by the hypotenuse of impedance triangle?
A) Impedance drop
B) Resistance
C) reactance
D)apparent power

56. The phase angle difference between current and voltage is 90°, the power will be
A) zero
B) maximum
C)minimum
D)VI

57. A series R – L – C circuit has R = 1 ?, L = 1 H and C = 1 F connected across a voltage and line current is 1 A, find energy consumed in one hour
A) 36 J
B)360 J
C)3600 J
D)1 J

58. Power consumed in Resistor is
A)VI
B)VIcos?
C)VI sin?
D)VI tan?

59.In pure inductive circuit current voltage by 90
B)lag
C)in phase with
D) none

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60.power consumed by capacitor is
A)VI
B) 0
C) VI sin?
D) VIcos?

11.RMS Value of sinusoidal Voltage is
A)  Vm/2^
B) 0
C) VI /sin?
D) VI/cos?

12. Average Value of sinusoidal Voltage is
A)  Vm/2^
B) 2Vm/2^
C) VI /sin?
D) VI/cos?

13. Form factor of sinusoidal Voltage is
A)  1.11
B) 2
C) 3
D) 4

14. Peak factor of sinusoidal Voltage is
A)1.11
B) 2
C)2^
D) 4

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15. Direction of Induced EMF is given by
A)Flemings Right hand rule
B) Flemings Left hand rule
D) Lenzs Law

16.The direction of magnetic field is from
A)North-south
B) South-North
C)Both
D)None of these

17. Power factor Cos?=
A)ZR
B)RZ
C)R/Z
D)Z/R

18. In symmetrical wave RMS Value is calculated for
A) one Alternation
B) Full Cycle
C)Both
D) None

19. For Half wave Rectifier Second alternation is
A)ZERO
B) Positive
C)Negative
D) None

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20.50HZ Means
A) 1 cycle/sec
B) 2 Cycles/sec
C)50 Cycles/sec
D)50 Cycles/min

21. How many cycles does a sine wave go through in 10s when its frequency is 60HZ
(A)10 cycles
(B) 60 cycles
(C) 600 cycles
(D) 6 cycles

22. If the peak   value of a certain sine wave voltage is 10V, what is the peak to peak value?
(A) 20V
(B) 10V
(C) 5V
(D) 7.07V

23. If the peak  value of a  sine wave voltage is 5V, then rms value is
(A) 0.707V
(B) 3.535 V
(C) 5V
(D)1.17V

24. A phasor represents
(A)Magnitude of the quantity
(B)width of the quantity
(C) Magnitude  & direction of the quantity
(D) Phase angle of quantity

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25. The form factor is the ratio of
(A) peak value to r.m.s. value
(B)r.m.s. value to average value
(C) average value to r.m.s. value
(D) none

26. Two waves of the same frequency have opposite phase when the phase angle between them  Is
(A)360°
(B) 180°
(C) 90°
(D) 0°

27. True Power Is Also Called As
(A) Active Power
(B) Real Power
(C) Reactive Power
(D) Both A &B

28. Peak Factor Gives
(A) Peak Value To R.M.S. Value
(B) Average Value To Peak Value
(E) R.M.S. Value To Average Value
(D) R.M.S. Value To Peak Value

29. For A Frequency Of 200 Hz, The Time Period Will Be
(A) 0.05 S
(B) 0.005 S
(C) 0.0005 S
(D) 0.5 S

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30. Power Factor Of An Electrical Circuit Is Equal To
(A) R/Z
(B) Cosine Of Phase Angle Difference Between current And Voltage
(C) Kw/Kva
(D) Ratio Of Useful Current To Total Currrent iw/I
(E) All Above

31. The Apparent Power Drawn By An A.C. Circuit Is 10 Kva And Active Power Is 8 Kw. The Reactive Power In The Circuit Is
(A) 4 Kvar
(B) 6 Kvar
(C) 8 Kvar
(D) 16 Kvar

32. In An A.C. Circuit Power Is Dissipated In
(A) Resistance Only
(B) Inductance Only
(C) Capacitance Only
(D) None Of The Above

33. A Phasor Is
(A) A Line Which Represents The Magnitude And Phase Of An Alternating Quantity
(B) A Line Representing The Magnitude And Direction Of An Alternating Quantity
(C) A Coloured Tag Or Band For Distinction Between Different Phases Of A 3phase Supply
(D) An Instrument Used For Measuring Phases Of An Unbalanced 3phase Load

34. Ohm Is Unit Of All Of The Following Except
(A) Inductive Reactance
(B) Capacitive Reactance
(C) Resistance
(D) Capacitance

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35. The Product Of Apparent Power And Cosine Of The Phase Angle Between Circuit Voltage And Current Is
(A) True Power
(B) Reactive Power
(C) Voltamperes
(D) Instantaneous Power

36. The Product Of Apparent Power And Sine Of The Phase Angle Between Circuit Voltage And Current Is
(A) True Power
(B) Reactive Power
(C) Voltamperes
(D) Instantaneous Power

37. Which Power Of The Following Is The  Product Of  Voltage And Current Is
(A) True Power
(B) Reactive Power
(C) Voltamperes
(D) Instantaneous Power

38. The Power Factor Of A D.C. Circuit Is Always
(A) Less Than Unity
(B) Unity
(C) Greater Than Unity
(D) Zero

39. The Safest Value Of Current The Human Body Can Carry For More Than 3 Second Is
(A) 4 ma
(B) 9 ma
(C) 15 ma
(D) 25 ma

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40. Power Factor Of The Following Circuit Will Be Unity
(A) Inductance
(B) Capacitance
(C) Resistance
(D) Both (A) And (B)

41. Power Factor Of The Following Circuit Will Be Leading
(A) Resistance
(B) Inductance
(C) Capacitance
(D) Both (B) And (C)

42. The Units For Capacitor Is
(B) Henry
(C) Ohms
(D) None

43 Formula For Coefficient Of Coupling Is
A) K=L1L2^
B) K=M/L1L2^
C)K=J M + L2
D) K=MƒL1/L2

44. The Units For Current Is
(B) Henry
(C) Ohms
(D) Ampere

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45. All The Rules And Laws Of D.C. Circuit Also Apply To A.C. Circuit Containing
(A) Capacitance Only
(B) Inductance Only
(C) Resistance Only
(D) All Above

46. Power Factor Of The System Is Kept High
(A) To Reduce Line Losses
(B) To Maximise The Utilization Of The Capacities Of Generators, Lines And Transformers
(C) To Reduce Voltage Regulation Of The Line
(D) Due To All Above Reasons

47. The Units For Resistance Is
(B) Henry
(C) Ohms
(D) Voltage

48. Power Factor Of An Inductive Circuit Is Usually Improved By Connecting Capacitor to it in
(A) Parallel
(B) Series
(C) Either (A) Or (B)
(D) None Of The Above

49. The Range Of Power Factor Value
(A) [1 1]
(B) [-1 1]
(C) [1 0]
(D)  [0 0.5]

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50. For A Sine Wave With Peak Value Imax The R.M.S. Value Is
(A) 0.5 Imax
(B) 0.707
(C) 0.9
(D) 1.414 Lmax

1.  The copper loss is a loss
A)Fixed
B) Variable
C) fixed & variable
D) all of the above.

2. Core type transformer is a circuit.
A)Single
B) double
C) Single & double
D) none of these

3.In Shell type transformers the core has limbs
A)One
B) two
C) three
D) four

4. The transformer is a converting device
A)Voltage
B) current
C) frequency
D) power

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5. Which supply is used for the transformers
A)DC
B) AC & DC
C) AC
D) All of the above

6. Input to a alternator is
A)A.C
B)D.C
C) both A.C & D.C
D)NONE

7. E.M.F equation of alternator is
A)2.22f?z
B) 22.2f?z B
C) 222f?Z
D) 2.1f?z

8. Alternator working principal is
A)electromagnetic induction
B)self inductance
C) mutual inductance
D)back emf

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9. Salient pole type is also known as
A)projecting pole
B)non-projecting pole
C)cylindrical
D)non- cylindrical

10. In alternator frequency f=
A)NP/120
B)NP120
C)N/120P
D)1/NP120

11. Laminated insulations coated with varnish are normally used in the transformer
A) To reduce reluctance of magnetic path
B) To reduce the effect of eddy current
C)  To reduce the hysteresis effect
D) To increase the reluctance of magnetic path

12. Transformer is a device which
A) Work through on electric induction.
B) Can step up or step down the level of voltage.
C) All of these
D) Its Working without changing the Power.

13. The transformer turns ratio determines
A) the reflected impedance
B)the ratio of primary and secondary voltages
C) the ratio of primary and secondary currents
D) All of these

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14. A transformer has
A) primary and secondary windings, both of which are considered outputs
B) primary and secondary windings, both of which are considered inputs
C) a primary winding used as an output and a secondary winding used as an input
D) a primary winding used as an input and a secondary winding used as an output

15. The rating of transformer may be expressed in
A) kW
B)KVA
C) Horse power
D) KVAR

16. An induction motor works with
A) DC only
B) AC only
C)both AC & DC
D) none.

17. The relative speed between stator and rotor fluxes is equal to
A)  Synchronous speed Ns
B) Rotor speed N
C) Zero
D) Ns – N

18.The number of poles in a 3-phase induction motor is determined by
A)  supply frequency
B) Motor speed
C)  Both (A) & (B)
D) Supply voltage

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19. In modern alternators the rotating part is
A) Field
B) Armature
C) Both
D)None

20.The rotor preferred for a low speed hydrogenator is
A) Salient pole
B)Non salient pole
C) Both
D)None

21. Which of the following energy can be easily transformed from one form to another form of energy?
A) Electrical Energy
B)Fusion energy
C)Magnetic energy
D)Mechanical ener

22. The thickness of a 50 Hz transformer lamination is
A) 0.35 mm
B) 0.30 cm
C) 0.35 cm
D) 0.33 m

23. If a sinusoidal exciting current is applied to a transformer, the mutual flux produced is
A)Zero
B) Sinusoidal
C) Flat top
D) Negative

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21. The voltage regulation of a transformer at full-load 0.8 power factor lag is 6 per cent. Its voltage regulation at full-load 0.8 power factor lead will be
A)Zero
B) Positive
C) 54%
D) Negative

22. Transfer of electrical power from primary to secondary in a transformer takes place
A)Electrically
B)Magnetically
C)None of these
D) Electromagnetically

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