Electrostatic Discharge Trivia Quiz!

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Electrostatic Discharge Trivia Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    Measures taken by all personnel who handle ESD Sensitive (ESDS) items will help prevent ESD _____ of electronic parts, assemblies, and equipment.
    • A. 

      Loss

    • B. 

      Tainting

    • C. 

      Damage

    • D. 

      Imperfections

  • 2. 
    The discharge of ____ is considered ____ to today's electrical and electronic devices.
    • A. 

      Atoms, destructive

    • B. 

      Electrons, favorable

    • C. 

      Stored current, essential

    • D. 

      Voltage potential, dtrimental

  • 3. 
    The component that produces X and Y coordinate data for the indicators is the ____. 
    • A. 

      Fortification

    • B. 

      Positioning

    • C. 

      Installation

    • D. 

      Storing

  • 4. 
    Damaging static discharges could affect the quality, ____, and reliability of electronic communications equipment.
    • A. 

      Solidity

    • B. 

      Strength

    • C. 

      Stability

    • D. 

      Durability

  • 5. 
    What is a stored electrical charge at rest?
    • A. 

      Static electricity

    • B. 

      Electrical build

    • C. 

      Electrical cling

    • D. 

      Resting charge

  • 6. 
    ESD charging is due to the transfer of ____ from within the body or from one body to another.
    • A. 

      Atoms

    • B. 

      Protons

    • C. 

      Neutrons

    • D. 

      Electrons

  • 7. 
    The quantity of charge accumulated is dependent on the size, shape, composition, and electrical ____ of the substances making up the charging and insulated bodies.
    • A. 

      Surroundings

    • B. 

      Properties

    • C. 

      Attributes

    • D. 

      Features

  • 8. 
    What kind of environment is static electricity most common and at its highest levels?
    • A. 

      Dry

    • B. 

      Cold

    • C. 

      Humid

    • D. 

      Tropical

  • 9. 
    The electrical charges on two substances are ____ and ____ when rubbed together.
    • A. 

      Different, compatible

    • B. 

      Balanced, parallel

    • C. 

      Matched, adverse

    • D. 

      Equal, opposite

  • 10. 
    ____ and ____ are sources of static electricity.
    • A. 

      Steel, tapes

    • B. 

      Plexiglas, rubber

    • C. 

      Cotton, fiberglass

    • D. 

      Heat guns, blowers

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is NOT a typical source of static electricity?
    • A. 

      Unfinished wood

    • B. 

      Carpeted surfaces

    • C. 

      Polyethylene bags

    • D. 

      Common synthetic personnel garments

  • 12. 
    What type of clothing is not static generating source?
    • A. 

      Common synthetic personal garments

    • B. 

      Synthetic shoe soles

    • C. 

      Virgin wool

    • D. 

      Cotton

  • 13. 
    Thermal secondary breakdown, dielectric breakdown, ____, and bulk breakdown are some of the typical failure mechanisms
    • A. 

      Metallization breakdown

    • B. 

      Gaseous arch discharge

    • C. 

      Surface discharge

    • D. 

      Surface melt

  • 14. 
    What failure mechanisms are energy dependent? 
    • A. 

      Thermal secondary breakdown, metallization melt, and bulk breakdown

    • B. 

      Gaseous arc discharge, thermal primary breakdown, and surface melt

    • C. 

      Dielectric breakdown, surface discharge, gaseous arc breakdown

    • D. 

      Surface breakdown, bulk melt, and metallization breakdown

  • 15. 
    The destruction mechanism of ____ results in a high leakage path around a junction.
    • A. 

      Gaseous arc discharge

    • B. 

      Surface breakdown

    • C. 

      Metallization melt

    • D. 

      Bulk breakdown

  • 16. 
    Damage can be caused by ____ contact or by the ____ field associated with charged items.
    • A. 

      Indirect, electromagnetic

    • B. 

      Direct, electrostatic

    • C. 

      Incidental, passive

    • D. 

      Accidental, static

  • 17. 
    Dielectric breakdown occurs when the ____ or ____ electric field strength of the dielectric medium is reached and bonded electrons within the medium break free and flow within the dielectric. 
    • A. 

      Threshold, maximum

    • B. 

      Highest, maximum

    • C. 

      Ceiling, maximum

    • D. 

      Lowest, minimum

  • 18. 
    Current-caused failures primarily affect ____ devices.
    • A. 

      Sensitivity

    • B. 

      Volatile

    • C. 

      Bipolar

    • D. 

      Critical

  • 19. 
    What is the cause f most damage in film type resistor packages?
    • A. 

      Voltage-induced failure

    • B. 

      Current-induced failure

    • C. 

      Humidity

    • D. 

      Heat

  • 20. 
    What failure is the partial electronic part breakdown of an ESD sensitive item and generally causes the item to give low output or other erroneous signals?
    • A. 

      Latent

    • B. 

      Detrimental

    • C. 

      Intermittent

    • D. 

      Catastrophic

  • 21. 
    Catastrophic failure is the ____ failure of electronic parts, assemblies, and equipment caused by static discharge.
    • A. 

      Substantial

    • B. 

      Limited

    • C. 

      Partial

    • D. 

      Total

  • 22. 
    Latent failure of an ESD sensitive item is caused by ____ failure or breakdown, but not crucial at that specific moment to the operation of the device.
    • A. 

      Substantial

    • B. 

      Limited

    • C. 

      Partial

    • D. 

      Total

  • 23. 
    ESD sensitive devices are defined as those devices with failure thresholds between ____ and ____ volts.
    • A. 

      0, 8000

    • B. 

      1, 8000

    • C. 

      0, 16000

    • D. 

      1, 16000

  • 24. 
    What specifies which items within the Federal Supply Class (FSC) are ESDS?
    • A. 

      NIIN

    • B. 

      Group

    • C. 

      Classification

    • D. 

      Nomenclature

  • 25. 
    Items are considered ESDS until the level of assembly or ____ is such that a complete electrostatic shield exists ____ the item or until which time it can be shown by testing that the ESDS item is protected from static voltages above 16,000 volts.
    • A. 

      Case, with

    • B. 

      Wrapping, near

    • C. 

      Packaging, around

    • D. 

      Covering, encircling

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