Basic Electronics Quiz.

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Basic Electronics Quiz.

This tests basic knowledge of electronics that would be necessary to be a hobbyist.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An electronic component that resists changes in current by inducing voltage to maintain that current is an example of what component?
    • A. 

      A Capacitor

    • B. 

      A Resistor

    • C. 

      An Inductor

    • D. 

      A transistor

    • E. 

      A Diode

  • 2. 
    A diode that has 5 volts connected to the Anode and 0 volts or a ground connection to the cathode is an example of a reverse biased diode.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    In a diode or BJT (bipolar junction transistor) a large depletion region is associated with a reverse biased diode or reverse biased junction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    CMOS stands for.
    • A. 

      Complementary Metal Optical System

    • B. 

      Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor

    • C. 

      Capacitive Metal On Semiconductor

    • D. 

      Capacitive Memory Oriented Semiconductor

  • 5. 
    Zener Diodes have a negative breakdown voltage that will allow current to pass through the reverse biased diode when it reaches the breakdown voltage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A small ceramic capacitor with the marking 104 would indicate what capacitance value.
    • A. 

      .01uF

    • B. 

      10nF

    • C. 

      27uF

    • D. 

      0.1uF

  • 7. 
    A quarter watt resister that is 100 ohms in value would have ______ dc volts max voltage across it to not burn up the resistor.
  • 8. 
    Check all that apply with respect to  a circuit where the input is AC that  goes to a resistor that connects to a capacitor which is the circuit output and the other end of the capacitor is tied to ground.
    • A. 

      The circuit represents a low pass filter from input to output

    • B. 

      The phase relationship between the output to input is that the output phase voltage leads the input voltage phase.

    • C. 

      The phase relationship between the output to input is that the output phase voltage lags the input voltage phase.

    • D. 

      The output is a half-wave rectified input.

  • 9. 
    A resistor with color bands 'brown'  'black' 'oranage'  'gold'  represents what values of resistance and tolerance.
    • A. 

      100 ohm +- 10%

    • B. 

      1K ohm +- 10%

    • C. 

      10k ohm +- 5 %

    • D. 

      100k ohm +- 10%

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      A ceramic disk capacitor

    • B. 

      A resistor

    • C. 

      A diode

    • D. 

      An electrolytic capacitor

    • E. 

      A tantalum capacitor