# MCQs on Filters and Attenuators

## MCQs on Filters and Attenuators

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### Objective Type Questions

1. A 26 dB output in watts is equal to
• 2.4 w
• 0.26 w
• 0.156 w
• 0.4 w

2. The characteristic impedance of an LPF in attenuation band is

• Purely imaginary
• Zero
• Complex frequency
• Real value

3. The real part of the propagation constant shows:

• Variation of voltage and current on basic unit
• Variation of phase shift/position of voltage
• Reduction in voltage, current value of signal amplitude.
• Reduction of only voltage amplitude.

Answer: Reduction in voltage, current value of signal amplitude.

4. The purpose of an attenuator is to

• Increase signal strength
• Decrease reflections
• Decrease value of signal strength
• Provide impedance matching

Answer: Decrease value of signal strength

5. In a transmission line terminated by characteristic impedance, Z0

• There is no reflection of the incident wave
• The reflection is maximum due to termination.
• There are a large number of maximum and minimum on the line.
• The incident current is zero for any applied signal.

Answer: There is no reflection of the incident wave

6. An attenuator is a

• Resistive network
• R-L network
• R-C network
• L-C network.

7. If ‘α’ attenuation in nepers, then

• Attenuation in dB=\frac{\alpha }{0.8686}
• Attenuation in dB = 8.686α
• Attenuation in dB = 0.1α
• Attenuation is dB = 0.01α

Answer: Attenuation in dB = 8.686α

8. For a constant K-type high-pass π-Section filter, characteristic impedance Z0 for f < fc is

• Resistance
• Inductive
• Capacitive
• Inductive or capacitive

9. An ideal filter should have

• Zero attenuation in the pass band
• Zero attenuation in the attenuation band
• Infinite attenuation in the pass band
• Infinite attenuation in the attenuation band.

Answer: Zero attenuation in the pass band

10. For an m-derived HPF, the cut-off frequency is 4 kHz and the filter has an infinite attenuation at 3.6 kHz, the value of m is

• 0.436
• 4.36
• 0.34
• 0.6

11. If ZOC = 120 Ω and ZSC = 30 Ω, the characteristic impedance is

• 30 Ω
• 60 Ω
• 120 Ω
• 150 Ω

12. If ZOC = 100 Ω and ZSC = 64 Ω, the characteristic impedance is

• 400 Ω
• 60 Ω
• 80 Ω
• 170 Ω

13. The frequency of infinite attenuation (f) of a low-pass m-derived section is

• Equal to fc
• f = ∞
• Close to but greater than fc
• Close to but less than fc of the filter

Answer: Close to but greater than fc

14. A constant K-type BPF has pass band from 1000 Hz to 4000 Hz. The resonance frequency of shunt and series arm is a

• 2500 Hz
• 500 Hz
• 2000 Hz
• 3000 Hz

15. A constant K-type low-pass T-section filter has Z0 = 600 Ω at zero frequency. At f=fc, the characteristic impedance is

• 600 Ω
• 0 Ω
• ∞ Ω
• more than 600 Ω

16. In m-derived terminating half section, m is equal to

• 0.1
• 0.3
• 0.6
• 0.9

17. In a symmetrical T-type attenuator with attenuation N and characteristic impedance R0, the resistance of each series arm is equal to

• R0
• (N − 1) R0
• \frac{2N}{N^{2}-1}R_{0}
• \frac{N}{N^{2}-1}R_{0}

18. For a transmission line, open-circuit and short-circuit impedance are 20Ω and 5 Ω. The characteristic impedance of the line is

• 10 Ω
• 20 Ω
• 25 Ω
• 100 Ω

19. For a prototype LPF, the phase constant β in the attenuation band is

• α
• 0
• \frac{\pi }{2}

20. In the m-derived HPF, the resonant frequency is to be chosen so that it is

• Above the cut-off frequency
• Below the cut-off frequency
• Equal to the cut-off frequency
• Infinitely high

21. In a symmetrical π-section attenuator with attenuation N and characteristic impedance R0, the resistance of each shunt arm is equal to

• R0
• (N − 1) R0
• \frac{N-1}{N+1}R_{0}
• \frac{N+1}{N-1}R_{0}

22. Bridged T-type network can be used as

• Attenuator
• LPF
• HPF
• BPF

23. One neper is equal to

• 0.8686 dB
• 8.686 dB
• 0.115 dB
• 86.86 dB

24. Terminating half sections used in composite filters are built with the following value of m

• 0.3
• 0.8
• 0.1
• 0.6

25. A transmission line works as

• Attenuator
• LPF
• HPF
• None of these