Rectifiers and Converters MCQ

Rectifiers and Converters MCQ

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Rectifiers and Converters MCQ Test

1) ............... needs direct current.

  • A. Relays
  • B.Telephones
  • C.Time switches
  • D.All of the above

2) Which kind of devices cannot convey from dc to ac?

  • A. Motor converter
  • B.Motor generator
  • C.Mercury arc rectifier
  • D.None of the above

3) A rotary converter combines the function of

  • A. An induction motor and a D.C. generator
  • B.A synchronous motor and a D.C. generator
  • C.Both A & B
  • D.None of the above

4) What is approximately the efficiency of electrolytic rectifier?

  • A. 40%
  • B.60%
  • C.70%
  • D.80%

5) ............ mercury arc rectifier will deliver least undulating current.

  • A. Single-phase
  • B.Two-phase
  • C.Three-phase
  • D.Six-phase

6) A commutating rectifier consists of commutator driven by ...............

  • A. An induction motor
  • B.A synchronous motor
  • C.A D.C. shunt motor
  • D.A D.C. series motor

7) The anode is usually made of ................ in a mercury arc rectifier.

  • A. Silver
  • B.Copper
  • C.Tungsten
  • D.Graphite

8) Which kind of metals are generally manufactured by electrolysis process?

  • A. Zinc
  • B.Copper
  • C.Aluminium
  • D.None of the above

9) ............. is usually used in large motor-generator sets.

  • A. Synchronous motor
  • B.Slip ring induction motor
  • C.Squirrel cage induction motor
  • D.None of the above

10) The positive ions are attracted towards ........... in a mercury arc rectifier.

  • A. Anode
  • B.Cathode
  • C.Shell bottom
  • D.None of the above

11) The ignited or auxiliary anode in mercury arc rectifier is made of Boron carbide.

  • A. True
  • B.False

12) A rotary converter operates at a

  • A. zero power factor
  • B.low power factor
  • C.high power factor
  • D.None of the above

13) Mercury is used as ............... in mercury arc rectifier.

  • A. A cathode
  • B.Ionization medium
  • C.Conducting medium
  • D.Electron accelerator

14) What is the average life of the glass bulb rectifier?

  • A. 100 to 150 hours
  • B.1000 to 1500 hours
  • C.10,000 to 15,000 hours
  • D.None of the above

15) Which of the following option is known as metal rectifier?

  • A. Gas tube diode
  • B.Copper oxide rectifier
  • C.Selenium disc rectifier
  • D.None of the above

16) What is a rotary converter?

  • A. It is a passive device
  • B.It is a linear device
  • C.It is a bilateral device
  • D.It is a non-linear device

17) A mercury arc rectifier works on the principle of ionization by collision.

  • A. True
  • B.False

18) Which of the following statement is incorrect?

  • A. Copper oxide rectifier is a linear device
  • B.Copper oxide rectifier has a low efficiency
  • C.Copper oxide rectifier is not a perfect rectifier
  • D.Copper oxide rectifier finds use in control circuits

19) .......... has been used extensively in supplying direct current for electroplating.

  • A. Selenium rectifiers
  • B.Mercury arc rectifiers
  • C.Mechanical rectifiers
  • D.Copper oxide rectifiers

20) The voltage drop in arc primarily depends on

  • A. Arc Length
  • B.Purity of Mercury
  • C.Arc Temperature
  • D.None of the above

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