The Ultimate Technician Test! Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Loads are connected to a voltage source by [ ? ].
    • A. 

      Batteries

    • B. 

      Switches

    • C. 

      Light bulbs

    • D. 

      Conductors

  • 2. 
    Increasing the voltage applied to a circuit will cause [ ? ].
    • A. 

      Current to increase

    • B. 

      Resistance to increase

    • C. 

      Current to decrease

    • D. 

      Resistance to decrease

  • 3. 
    Resistance in a circuit is changed from 10 ohms to 5000 ohms. If the voltage remains the same, the current will [ ? ].
    • A. 

      Double

    • B. 

      Stay the same

    • C. 

      Decrease

    • D. 

      Stop flowing

  • 4. 
    In Ohms Law, E stands for [ ? ].
    • A. 

      Resistance

    • B. 

      Voltage

    • C. 

      Electromotive force

    • D. 

      Both B and C are correct

  • 5. 
    Four light bulbs are connected in a parallel circuit. When another bulb is connected in parallel with the other bulbs, [ ? ].
    • A. 

      Circuit resistance will increase

    • B. 

      Current draw will increase

    • C. 

      Both A and B are correct

    • D. 

      Neither A nor B are correct

  • 6. 
    Which of the following items is used to measure angles?
    • A. 

      A protractor

    • B. 

      A lever

    • C. 

      A tachometer

    • D. 

      A gear

  • 7. 
    A properly soldered connection will appear_______
    • A. 

      Shiny

    • B. 

      Dull

    • C. 

      Dark

    • D. 

      Greasy

  • 8. 
    Which electronic component can store charge?
    • A. 

      A transistor

    • B. 

      A transformer

    • C. 

      A resistor

    • D. 

      A capacitor

  • 9. 
    Most 12 V car batteries are made up of eight individual cells connected in series. What is the voltage of each cell in a car battery?
    • A. 

      1.5 V

    • B. 

      3 V

    • C. 

      6 V

    • D. 

      12 V

  • 10. 
    What is the frequency of the alternating voltage and current typically used in the United States?
    • A. 

      40 hz

    • B. 

      50 hz

    • C. 

      60 hz

    • D. 

      110 hz

  • 11. 
    What is the voltage across the load R and the current through R when the switch is open in the following circuit?
    • A. 

      The current is 0 A; the voltage is 10 V.

    • B. 

      The current is 2 A; the voltage is 10 V.

    • C. 

      The current is 2 A; the voltage is 2 V.

    • D. 

      The current is 0 A; the voltage is 0 V.

  • 12. 
    An AA battery produces a potential difference of 1.5 V. Four AA batteries are placed in series to power a portable FM radio. What is the total voltage of the radio?
    • A. 

      0.75 V

    • B. 

      1.5 V

    • C. 

      3.0 V

    • D. 

      6.0 V

  • 13. 
    Two 8-ohm speakers are connected in parallel to an amplifier with a 24-volt output. What is the voltage across each speaker?
    • A. 

      6 volts

    • B. 

      12 volts

    • C. 

      18 volts

    • D. 

      24 volts

  • 14. 
    A current meter is connected to a circuit as shown. What does the current meter read?
    • A. 

      3.0 amperes

    • B. 

      4.5 amperes

    • C. 

      13.5 amperes

    • D. 

      15 amperes

  • 15. 
    Which mechanical components are typically used between a wheel and an axle to reduce friction?
    • A. 

      Springs

    • B. 

      Hinges

    • C. 

      Bearings

    • D. 

      Levers

  • 16. 
    A block of steel has a density of 0.29 pounds per cubic inch. If the block has dimensions of 1 inch by 1 inch by 3 inches, what is its weight?
    • A. 

      0.29 pounds

    • B. 

      0.58 pounds

    • C. 

      0.87 pounds

    • D. 

      1.0 pounds

  • 17. 
    In the diagram shown above, the spring is very stiff and can be stretched 1 inch by a pulling force of 100 pounds. How much force must be applied to the block in order to move the box 3.5 inches to the left?
    • A. 

      150 pounds

    • B. 

      250 pounds

    • C. 

      350 pounds

    • D. 

      450 pounds

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