# What is a Flyback Diode? - Purpose & Calculations

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### The flyback diode is a _____.

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### 2. A diagram of a circuit composed of lines and circuit symbols is called _____.

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## About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet set can help you measure what you know about flyback diodes. You will be quizzed on how this type of diode works.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you'll review your knowledge of:

• What a flyback diode is
• What you'll typically find inside a relay
• What is produced by current flowing through a wire
• The name given to a diagram of a circuit composed of lines and circuit symbols

## Skills Practiced

• Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify main phrases, such as the name for a circuit diagram that uses lines and symbols
• Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the differences between schottky diodes and general purpose P-N junction diodes
• Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what a flyback diode is

## Additional Learning

If you would like to know more about these electrical components, read the lesson titled What is a Flyback Diode? - Purpose & Calculations. It will cover additional topics like:

• Types of diodes
• What a flyback diode protects
• Common symbols on a circuit diagram
• How to select a diode
• How to create a coil and magnetic field
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