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What king of instrument an

ammeter is

An indicating
As the deflection of the moving
system increases, the
controlling torque in an
indicating instrument.

Increases
Which is the best type of
meter movement?

D’ Arsonval
Which dynamometer
type has uniform
scale?

Wattmeter
When both deflecting and
controlling torque act, the
pointer of an indicating
instrument comes to

Rest
The output voltage of
a thermocouple

Increases with
temperature
An instrument in which the
magnitude of the measured
quantity is indicated by
means of a pointer

Analog
instrument
If the pointer of an
indicating instrument is in
motion, then what opposes
deflecting torque?

Damping and
controlling torques
How can electrical
currents be inducted
with a coil and a
magnet?
By moving either
the magnet or the
coil
When should a fuse
be replaced with a
higher rated unit?

Never
The pointer of an
indicating instrument
is generally made of

Aluminum
The time interval that a
waveform is high (or low) is
the of the signal.

Pulse width
A Wheatstone bridge is
balanced if
the ratio of resistors
on one side of the
bridge equals the
ratio of resistors on
the other side
The pointer of an
indicating instrument
is the final deflected
position, the is zero.

Damping torque
A moving system force in
analog instruments which
causes the moving system
to deflect from its zero
position.

Deflecting force
A moving force in analog
instruments which ensures
that the deflection of the
pointer for a given value of
measured quantity always has
the same value.

Controlling force
All voltmeters except one
of the following are
operated by the passage of
current.

Electrostatic
Disc is made of what
material in eddy current
damping?
Conductor and
non-magnetic
material
The time interval
between pulses is called

Pulse delay
An oscilloscope provides
easy measurement of
values.

peak to peak
An element in electrons
which serves as a
protection against
overload?

Fuse
What sensor provides a dc
voltage approximately l V at
lO mW?

Diode sensor
Hot-wire instrument has
a/an scale.

squared
For time measurements,
scale of the scope is
used.

horizontal
Fluid friction damping is
employed in one of the
following

Kelvin electrostatic
voltmeter
Current range extension in
moving coil instruments can
be achieved by placing a
in shunt with the
instrument.

Low resistance
resistor
Permanent- magnet
moving coil instrument
can be used in

dc work only
What CRT element
provides for control of the
number of electrons
passing farther into the
tube?

Control grid
What refers to garaging two
adjustments of an AC bridge
together in such a way that changing
one adjustment changes the other in
a special way, but changing the
second adjustment does not change
the first?

Orthogonal nulling
When the vertical input
is OV, the electron beam
may be positioned at the
of the screen

vertical center
What is the reason why
the scale of a permanent-
magnet moving coil
instrument is
uniform?

Because it is
spring controlled
A sensing element that
provides a dc voltage
less than lO mV with
typical power range of
O.l to lOO mW.
Thermal
converters
Tank circuit frequency
can be measured by .

Grid-dip meter
Shunts are generally
made of what
material?

Manganin
What meter is the
most sensitive?

1 µA
A dynamometer
instrument is mainly
used as a /an

wattmeter
Which movement is
the most expensive?

Dynamometer
Attraction and repulsion
instruments are
considered as

Moving-iron
instruments
In Wheatstone bridge,
bridge balance is
considered where
There is no current
that flows through
the load
The temperature
coefficient of resistance
of the shunt material is

negligible
In VTVMs, is used to
balance both halves of the
difference amplifier or
cathode-coupled amplifier.

zero adjust
In an oscilloscope,
adjusts the brightness of
the spot by changing the
voltage on the control grid.

intensity control
What force in analog
instrument quickly
brings the moving
system to rest in its final
position?
Damping force
The resistance of a moving-coil
instrument is lO fi and gives full-
scale deflection at lO mA.
Calculate the resistance of the
shunt required to convert the
instrument to give full- scale
detection when the circuit
current is 5 A.

O.02004 fi
A small swamping
resistance is connected in
series with operating coil of
a moving coil ammeter in
order to compensate for
the effects of
Temperature
variation
The typical power
range of diode sensor
is
0.1nW to 10mW
A operates on the
magnetic attraction-
repulsion principles

Milliameter
What dc bridge is widely
used for the accurate
measurements of
resistance?
Wheatstone
bridge
Which of the following is a
dc bridge that is very
useful for making
extremely accurate voltage
measurements?

Potentiometer
bridge
Majority of analog
measuring instrument
utilizes one of the
following effects.
Magnetic field
Multimeter typically
provides measurements
of values (for a
sinusoidal waveform).

rms
Dynamometer type
instrument can be
used for
both dc and ac
work
What instrument which
springs provide the
controlling torque as well
as serve to lead current
into and out of the
operating coil?
Permanent-magnet
In VTVMs, refers to the
smallest signal that can
be reliably measured.

sensitivity
The frequency of
rotation in some rotating
machinery can be
measured by a

Stroboscope
Which of the items
below describes an
absorption meter’s
usage?
Check the output
frequency of a
transmitter
What instrument is used for
observing voltage and
current waveforms?

Oscilloscope
Which of the following
forces does not act on
the moving systems of
analog instruments?
An electrostatic
force
When current through
the operating coil of a
moving-iron instrument
is tripled the operating
force becomes
nine times
What is the typical full-
scale deflection current
of a moving coil
instrument?

50mA
What instrument is used
for measuring the
amount of current
flowing in a circuit?

Ammeter
What type of meter gives a
precise reading on voltage,
current or resistance where
there is the generation of
samples at the input and then
feeds it to a digital read-out?

DDM
What is the typical full-scale
voltage across a moving coil
voltmeter?

50mV
What is the period of a
repetitive signal?

One cycle of the


waveform
What element of a CRT
releases electrons when
heated indirectly by a
filament?

Cathode
Moving-iron instrument
has what scale?

Squared
A pattern displayed by
oscilloscopes which has
a steady characteristic is
called
Lissajous
A galvanometer with a 2O fi coil
resistance has a full-scale deflection
of lO mA. A O.O2 fi is placed across
the meter to increase its rating
capacity. What is the new full-scale
current foe the meter?

10.01A
Which of the following
extends the range of a
moving-iron ac ammeter?

Changing number of
turns of operating
coil
Which part of the
following is not a basic
part of a CRT?
Sawtooth
generator
For amplitude measurements,
what scale is calibrated in
either volts per centimeter
(V/cm), or milivolts per
centimeter (mV/cm).

Vertical
What ammeter is used to
measure high-frequency
currents?

Thermocouple
Which of the voltmeter is
used for measuring high
direct voltage (say lOkV)?

Electrostatic
A common technique for
measuring power at high
frequency is to
employ a sensing element
that converts the RF power
to a measurable dc or low-
frequency signal
What provides visual display
showing the form of the signal
applied as a waveform on
the front screen of a cathode ray
oscilloscope?

CRT
Electrostatic
instruments are
exclusively used as
voltmeters
What is the typical power
range of thermocouple
sensors

0.1µW to 100mW
An electric pyrometer is an
instrument used to measure

High
temperatures
Which instrument is the
most sensitive?

Permanent-
magnet moving
coil
Which is the most
commonly used induction
type instrument?

Induction watt-hour
meter
What type of instrument is
the watt-hour meter?

An integrating
A certain pulse measures
lOms and has a period of
5Oms. The duty cycle is

20%
Indicating instrument is
assumed to be most
accurate at what part of the
scale?
At half of full
On a simple ohmmeter, the
O fi mark is located of the
scale.

at half of full
One of the basic functions of
electronic circuit is

the generation and


manipulation of
electronic wave
shapes
What provides a visual
presentation of ant
waveform applied to the
input terminals?
Cathode ray
oscilloscope (CRO)
The interval of a pulse from
start to end is the of the
pulse

period
Considered as the “heart” of
the cathode ray
oscilloscope.
Cathode ray tube
(CRT)
A material that glows when
struck by the energetic
electrons in a CRT.

Phosphor
What sensor provides a change
of resistance with typical power
range of lµW to lOmW and with
maximum frequency greater than
lOOGHz?

Thermistor
sensor
An ammeter with an internal
resistance of 5O fi is used to
measure a current through a load
resistance RL= l k fi. Determine
the percentage error of the
reading due to ammeter insertion.

4.76%
Most AC voltmeters have an
rms scale which is valid only if
the input signal being
measured is a signal.

sinusoidal
Which of the following
bridges measures dc
resistance?

Wheatstone
What bridge is used to
measure high-Q inductors
(Q>lO)?

Hay bridge
Maxwell bridge measures
an unknown inductance in
terms of known

capacitance
What is used for measuring
medium Q coils (l<Q<lO)?

Maxwell bridge
What has a series RC combination in
one arm and a parallel RC
combination in the adjoining arm
and used as a notch filter in
harmonic distortion analyzer?

Wien bridge
Sensitivity of a voltmeter
is expressed in

fi/ V
What is the smallest change in
applied stimulus that will
indicate a detectable change in
deflection in a indicating
instrument called?
Resolution
Insulation resistance is
measured by which meter?

Megger