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In the color code number 3 is represented by

(A) Blue

(B) Orange

(C) Grey

(D) Violet.

The condition for the validity under Ohm's law is

(A) Temperature at positive end should be more than the temperature at negative end

(A) 30mA

(B) 100mA

(C) 150 mA

(D) Decreases as the length of wire increases.

For the same voltage, the ratio Resistance of 100 W lamp Resistance of 25 W lamp is:

(A) 1

(B) 4

(C) 16

(D) 1/4.

The voltage drop across a resistor of 100 ohm is 10 volts. The wattage of the resistor must
be

(A) 1 / 2 W

(B) 1 W

(C) 2 W

(D) 4 W.

A 100 volt bulb has a resistance of 500 ohms. The number of hours it can work for every
kWh of energy consumed will be

(A) 20

(B) 40

(C) 50

(D) 60.

A semi-conductor is

insulator

(C) a material made of alternate layers of conducting material and insulator

(D) a material which has conductivity a having average value of conductivity of metal and
insulator.
Two resistors R1 = 47 kohm, 1 W and R2 = 0 ohm, 1 W are connected in parallel. The
combined value will be

(A) 47 kohm, 1 W

(B) 47 kohm, 2W

(C) 47 kohm, 1 / 2 W

(A) length

(B) material

(D) none of the above.

When n resistances each of value r are connected in parallel, then resultant resistance is x.
When these n resistances are connected in series, total resistance is

(A) nx

(B) rnx

(C) x / n

(D) n2 x.

Resistance of a wire is r ohms. The wire is stretched to double its length, then its resistance
in ohms is

(A) r / 2

(B) 4 r

(C) 2 r

(D) r / 4.
Kirchhoff's second law is based on law of conservation of

(A) charge

(B) energy

(C) momentum

(D) mass.

The mass of proton is roughly how many times the mass of an electron?

(A) 184,000

(B) 184,00

(C) 1840

(D)184.

The charge on an electron is known to be 1.6 x 10-19 coulomb. In a circuit the current flowing
is 1 A. How many electrons will be flowing through the circuit in a second?

(D) 0.625 x 1012.

Two bulbs marked 200 watt-250 volts and 100 watt-250 volts are joined in series to 250
volts supply. Power consumed in circuit is

(A) 33 watt

(B) 67 watt

Ampere second could be the unit of

(A) power

(B) conductance

(C) energy

(D) charge.
Which of the following is not the same as watt?

(A) joule/sec

(B) amperes/volt

An electric current of 5 A is same as

(A) 5 J / C

(B) 5 V / C

(C) 5 C / sec

(D) 5 w / sec.

An electron of mass m kg and having a charge of e coulombs travels from rest through a
potential difference of V volts. Its kinetic energy will be

(A) eV Joules

(B) meV Joules

(C)me / V Joules

(D)V / me Joules.

The value of the following is given by 100 (kilo ampere ) x ( micro ampere ) 100 milli
ampere * 10 ampere

(A) 0.001 A

(B) 0.1 A

(C) 1 A

(D) 10A.
A circuit contains two un-equal resistances in parallel

(D) smaller resistance has smaller conductance.

Conductance is expressed in terms of
(A) ohm / m

(B) m / ohm

(C) mho / m

(D) mho.

(D). 1.7 x 10-4 ohm-cm

A copper wire of length l and diameter d has potential difference V applied at its two ends.
The drift velocity is vd. If the diameter of wire is made d/3, then drift velocity becomes

(A) 9 vd

(B) vd / 9

(C)vd /3

(D)vd.

Two resistances R1 and R2 give combined resistance of 4.5 ohms when in series and 1 ohm
when in parallel. The resistances are

(D)1.5 ohms and 0.5 ohms.

We have three resistances of values 2 Ω, 3 Ω and 6 Ω. Which of the following combination
will give an effective resistance of 4 Ω?

(D) 6 Ω resistance in series with parallel combination of 2 Ω and 3 Ω resistance.

Three equal resistors connected in series across a source of emf together dissipate 10
watts of power. What would be the power dissipated in the same resistors when they are
connected in parallel across the same source of emf?

(A) 10 watts

(B) 30 watts

(C) 90 watts

(D) 270 watts.

Four identical resistors are first connected in parallel and then in series. The resultant
resistance of the first combination to the second will be

(A) 1 / 16 times

(B) 1 / 4 times

(C) 4 times

(D) 16 times.

(A) 220 V, 60 W

(C) 115 V, 60 W

(D) 115 V, 100 W.

The ratio of the resistance of a 100 W, 220 V lamp to that of a 100 W, 110 V lamp will be
nearly

(A) 4

(B)2

(C) 1 / 2

(D) 1 / 4

(D) 1600 ohm.

Two 1 kilo ohm, 1/2 W resistors are connected in series. Their combined resistance value
and wattage will be

(B) 2 kΩ, 1 W

(C) 2 kΩ, 2 W

(D) l kΩ, 1/2 W.

Which method can be used for absolute measurement of resistances ?
(A)Ohm's law method

(B)Wheatstone bridge method

(C)Releigh method

(D) Lortentz method.

Three 3 ohm resistors are connected to form a triangle. What is the resistance between any
two of the corners?

(A) 3 / 4 ohms

(B) 3 ohms

(C) 2 ohms

(D) 4/3 ohm.

How many different combinations may be obtained with three resistors, each having the
resistance R ?

(A) 3

(B) 4

(C) 5

(D) 6.

A wire of 0.14 mm diameter and specific resistance 9.6 micro ohm-cm is 440 cm long. The
resistance of the wire will be

(A) DC circuits

(C) small resistors

(D) semi-conductors.

A metal resistor has resistance of 10 ohm at 0°C and 11 ohms at 160°C, the temperature
coefficient is

(A) 0.00625 / °C

(D) 0.625 /°C.

A resistance of 5 ohms is further drawn so that its length becomes double. Its resistance will
now be

(A) 5 ohms

(B) 7.5 ohms

(C) 10 ohms

(D) 20 ohms.
Specific resistance of a substance is measured in

(A) ohms

(B) mhos

(C) ohm-cm

(D) cm/ohm.

A wire of resistance R has it length and cross-section both doubled. Its resistance will
become

(A) 4 R

(B)2 R

(C) R

(D) R / 4.

(A) Electrolytes

(C) Insulators

The element of electric heater is made of

(A) copper

(B) steel

(C) carbon

(D) nichrome.

5xl016 electrons pass across the section of a conductor in 1 minute 20 sec. The current
flowing is

(A) 1mA

(B) 0.1 mA

(C) 0.01mA

(D) 10 mA.
Three elements having conductance G1, G2 and G3 are connected in parallel. Their
combined conductance will be

(D) G1 + G2 +G3

(A) Brass

(B) Mercury

(C) Electrolytes

(D) Silver.

All of the following have negative temperature coefficient EXCEPT

(A) Paper

(B) Gold

(C) Rubber.

A cube of material of side 1 cm has a resistance of 0.002 ohm between its opposite faces. If
the same volume of the material has a length of 8 cm and a uniform cross-section, the
resistance of this length will be

(D) 0.128 ohm.

A standard 60 W bulb is in series with a room heater and connected across the mains. If the
60 W bulb is replaced by 100 W bulb

(C) the heater output will remains unaltered.

Two aluminium conductors have equal length. The cross-sectional area of one conductor is
four times that of the other. If the conductor having smaller cross-sectional area has a
resistance of 100 ohms the resistance of other conductor will be

(B) 100 ohms

(C) 50 ohms

(D) 25 ohms.

A nichrome wire used as heater coil has the resistance of 1 ohm/m. For a heater of 1000 W
at 200 V, the length of wire required will be

(A) 10 m

(B) 20 m

(C) 40 m

(D) 80 m.

The hot resistance of a tungsten lamp is about 10 times the cold resistance. Accordingly,
cold resistance of a 100 W, 200 V lamp will be

(B)400 ohm

(C)40 ohm

(D)4 ohm.

(D) None of the above.

Temperature coefficient of resistance is expressed in terms of

(C) mhos / oC

(D) ohms / oC.

If R1 is the resistance of a coil of copper at t oC and RT is the resistance at T oC and also the
resistance temperature coefficient of copper per degree centrigrade at 0 oC is 1/234.45, then
Rt/RT

Resistivity is usually expressed in terms of

(A) mho

(B) ohm / oC

(C) ohms/cm-square

(D) ohms/cm-cube.

(A) Copper