Chapter 19: DC Circuits

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Chapter 19: DC Circuits

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The potential difference between the terminals of a battery, when no current flows to an external circuit, is referred to as the
    • A. 

      Emf.

    • B. 

      Terminal voltage.

  • 2. 
    The potential difference between the terminals of a battery, when current flows to an external circuit, is referred to as the
    • A. 

      Emf.

    • B. 

      Terminal voltage.

  • 3. 
    When two or more resistors are connected in series to a battery
    • A. 

      The total voltage across the combination is the algebraic sum of the voltages across the individual resistors.

    • B. 

      The same current flows through each resistor.

    • C. 

      The equivalent resistance of the combination is equal to the sum of the resistances of each resistor.

    • D. 

      All of the given answers

  • 4. 
    When resistors are connected in series,
    • A. 

      The same power is dissipated in each one.

    • B. 

      The potential difference across each is the same.

    • C. 

      The current flowing in each is the same.

    • D. 

      More than one of the given answers is true.

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