What Do You Know About Power Integrations?

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What Do You Know About Power Integrations?

With headquarters in San Jose, California, Power Integrations is a semiconductor manufacturing company based in Silicon Valley, which provides producers of power-conversion, high-voltage systems with high-performance electronic units and components. Founded in the late-1980s, the company has a total number of 13 subsidiaries spread throughout the world—entirely in Europe, Asia, and North America.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was Power Integrations founded? 
    • A. 

      1986

    • B. 

      1987

    • C. 

      1988

    • D. 

      1989

  • 2. 
    How can you classify the major products of Power Integrations? 
    • A. 

      Electronics

    • B. 

      Electronic components

    • C. 

      Transformers

    • D. 

      Industrial appliances

  • 3. 
    When did Power Integrations first offer its products to the public? 
    • A. 

      1988

    • B. 

      1990

    • C. 

      1992

    • D. 

      1994

    • E. 

      1996

  • 4. 
    Which of these companies was acquired by Power Integrations in 2015?
    • A. 

      Micron

    • B. 

      Hynix

    • C. 

      CamSemi

    • D. 

      ElectA

    • E. 

      TI

  • 5. 
    What is the trademark of the first product released by Power Integrations? 
    • A. 

      TOPSwitch

    • B. 

      TinySwitch

    • C. 

      EcoSmart

    • D. 

      LinkSwitch

  • 6. 
    The LinkSwitch was released as a replacement of which of these products?
    • A. 

      TinySwitch

    • B. 

      EcoSmart

    • C. 

      Linear Transformers

    • D. 

      Switch

  • 7. 
    What is the primary function of a Power Integrations product in an electronic device?
    • A. 

      Power generation

    • B. 

      AC-DC conversion

    • C. 

      Power step-up

    • D. 

      Power step-down

  • 8. 
    Which type of an electronic device is the TinySwitch? 
    • A. 

      Conductor

    • B. 

      Resistor

    • C. 

      Semiconductor

    • D. 

      Capacitor

  • 9. 
    In which year did TinySwitch win the Discover Magazine Award for Technological Innovation? 
    • A. 

      1997

    • B. 

      1998

    • C. 

      1999

    • D. 

      2000

  • 10. 
    Who amongst these is not a co-founder of Power Integrations? 
    • A. 

      Klas Eklund

    • B. 

      Art Fury

    • C. 

      Steve Sharp

    • D. 

      Edmond Howard