CEOE Physical Science: Circuits in Physics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. An resonant RLC series circuit contains an inductor of inductance 1 Henry, powered by an AC power supply that switches at a frequency of 60 Hz. If the current in the circuit is 1 amp, what is the voltage across the inductor?

Question 2 2. Direct current:

Question 3 3. What happens to the voltage as it encounters a resistor from negative to positive?

Question 4 4. The resistance of a wire increases if:

Question 5 5. Current is:

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Question 6 6. If the rms voltage in a circuit is 12 volts, what is the peak (maximum) voltage?

Question 7 7. Electrical resistance is caused by:

Question 8 8. If the voltage is increased:

Question 9 9. When given the current and voltage, power can be calculated by:

Question 10 10. Power is a measure of how much:

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Question 11 11. The sum of all voltage drops in a circuit is equal to __

Question 12 12. According to Kirchhoff's first rule, which of the following is true about current as it leaves a circuit junction?

Question 13 13. The time constant τ is equal to

Question 14 14. If the temperature of a conductor increases, then:

Question 15 15. An example of a good conductor is:

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Question 16 16. How many times does the current switch in most household AC circuits?

Question 17 17. In an AC current, how does the voltage compare from one moment to the next?

Question 18 18. What is the resistance (impedance) of a 3 x 10^-6 farad capacitor powered by an AC power supply with a frequency of 60 Hz?

Question 19 19. Resistivity is:

Question 20 20. Which is NOT true about resistors?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is a correct definition of an RLC series circuit?

Question 22 22. Voltage is equal to:

Question 23 23. The two types of current are:

Question 24 24. When given the current and resistance, power can be calculated by:

Question 25 25. The transfer of electrical energy through a conductor:

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Question 26 26. One watt is equal to:

Question 27 27. Current is equal to:

Question 28 28. Electrical energy is conducted through a material by:

Question 29 29. Conductivity is:

Question 30 30. Which of the following is the definition of an AC circuit?

CEOE Physical Science: Circuits in Physics Chapter Exam Instructions

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