Parallel Circuits MCQ Test

  1. What is the product-over-sum result of 150 and 6800?
  2. When parallel resistors are of three different values, which has the greatest power loss?
  3. The voltage across any branch of a parallel circuit
  4. Components that connect in parallel form
  5. Kirchhoff's current law for parallel circuits states that the
  6. A parallel circuit is also used as a divider for
  7. Which of the following are the better test devices used to isolate a suspected open component within a parallel circuit?
  8. Which is considered to be the common reference for a parallel circuit?
  9. The total resistance in a parallel circuit is always less than the least resistor.
  10. A parallel circuit is sometimes called a current divider.
  11. An open resistor in parallel will cause the total ___ to increase.
  12. Three lights are connected in parallel across a 120 volt source. If one light burns out,
  13. Does a parallel circuit act as a current divider?
  14. The total resistance is smaller than the smallest resistance in the circuit in a ____________ circuit.
Parallel Circuits MCQ

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  • 0.006
  • 146.7
  • 6800
  • 150
  • The largest resistance
  • The smallest resistance
  • They have the same power loss.
  • Voltage and resistance values are needed.
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  • is equally applied to all branch conductances
  • is inversely proportional to total circuit resistance
  • is dropped in proportion to each branch resistance
  • None of the above
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  • Branches
  • Open circuits
  • Short circuits
  • A voltage divider
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  • sum of all branch voltages equals zero
  • total circuit resistance is less than the smallest branch resistor
  • sum of currents into a junction is equal to the difference of all the branch currents
  • sum of the total currents flowing out of a junction equals the sum of the total currents flowing into that junction
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  • A wattmeter or a voltmeter
  • A voltmeter or an ohmmeter
  • An ammeter or an ohmmeter
  • Neither an ammeter nor a voltmeter
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  • The remaining two will not light
  • The remaining two will glow dimmer
  • The remaining two will glow brighter
  • The remaining two will glow with the same brightness as before
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  • Equal in all branches
  • Proportional to the power in the circuit
  • The amount of time the circuit is on for
  • Proportional to the value of the resistors
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  • Decreases
  • Remains the same
  • Decreases by the value of the add resistor
  • None of the above
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  • the voltage divides
  • all resistors are equal
  • there is only one current path
  • more than one current path exists
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  • Series
  • Parallel
  • Both Series & Paralles
  • None of above