# Objective Questions on Electronic Instruments

## Objective Questions on Electronic Instruments

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### Multiple Choice Questions

Q.1. An ammeter is connected in …………… with the circuit element whose current we wish to measure.

• series
• parallel
• series or parallel
• none of the above

Q.2. A galvanometer in series with a high resistance is called …………………………

• an ammeter
• a voltmeter
• a wattmeter
• none of the above

Q.3. An ammeter should have …………… resistance.

• infinite
• very large
• very low
• none of the above

Q.4. A voltmeter is connected in …………… with the circuit component across which potential difference is to be measured.

• parallel
• series
• series or parallel
• none of the above

Q.5. A voltmeter should have ………….. resistance.

• zero
• very high
• very low
• none of the above

Q.6. The sensitivity of a multimeter is given in ……………

• Ω
• amperes
• kΩ/V
• none of the above

Q.7. If the full-scale deflection current of a multimeter is 50 μA, its sensitivity is ……………

• 10 kΩ/V
• 100 kΩ/V
• 50 kΩ/V
• 20 kΩ/V

Q.8. If a multimeter has a sensitivity of 1000 Ω per volt and reads 50 V full scale, its internal resistance is……………

• 20 kΩ
• 50 kΩ
• 10 kΩ
• none of the above

Q.9. A VTVM has …………… input resistance than that of a multimeter.

• more
• less
• same
• none of the above

Q.10. The input resistance of a VTVM is about ……………

• 1000 Ω
• 10 kΩ
• 20 kΩ
• 10 MΩ

Q.11. If the negative potential on the control grid of CRT is increased, the intensity of spot ……………

• is increased
• is decreased
• remains the same
• none of the above

Q.12. For display of signal pattern …………… voltage is applied to the horizontal plates of a CRO.

• sinusoidal
• rectangular
• sawtooth
• none of the above

Q.13. Two multimeters A and B have sensitivities of 10 kΩ/V and 30 kΩ/V respectively. Then ……………

• multimeter A is more sensitive
• multimeter B is more sensitive
• both are equally sensitive
• none of the above

Answer: multimeter B is more sensitive

Q.14. A galvanometer of resistance G is shunted by a very small resistance S. The resistance of the resulting ammeter is ……………

• \frac{GS}{G+S}
• G+S
• G-S
• None of the above

Q.15. A VTVM is never used to measure ……………

• voltage
• current
• resistance
• none of the above

Q.16. The sensitivity of a voltmeter that uses a 100 μA meter movement is ……………

• 1 kΩ/V
• 10 kΩ/V
• 5 kΩ/V
• data insufficient

Q.17. What is the total resistance of a voltmeter on the 10 V range when the meter movement is rated for 50 μA of full-scale current?

• 10 kΩ
• 20 kΩ
• 200 kΩ
• none of the above

Q.18. The material used to coat the inside face of CRT is ……………

• carbon
• sulphur
• silicon
• phosphorus

Q.19. When an ammeter is inserted in the circuit, the circuit current will ……………

• increase
• decrease
• remain the same
• none of the above

Q.20. A series ohmmeter circuit uses a 3 V battery and a 1 mA meter movement. What is the half-scale resistance for this movement?

• 3 kΩ
• 1.5 kΩ
• 4.5 kΩ
• 6 kΩ

Q.21. The most accurate device for measuring voltage is ……………

• voltmeter
• multimeter
• CRO
• VTVM

Q.22. The horizontal plates of a CRO are supplied with …………… to observe the waveform of a signal.

• sinusoidal wave
• cosine wave
• sawtooth wave
• none of the above

Q.23. A CRO is used to measure ……………

• voltage
• frequency
• phase
• all of above

Q.24. If 2 % of the main current is to be passed through a galvanometer of resistance G, then resistance of the shunt required is ………….

• G/50
• G/49
• 49 G
• 50 G

Q.25. Which of the following is likely to have the largest resistance ?

• voltmeter of range 10 V
• moving coil galvanometer
• ammeter of range 1 A
• a copper wire of length 1 m and diameter 3 mm

Answer: voltmeter of range 10 V

Q.26. An ideal ammeter has …………… resistance.

• low
• infinite
• zero
• high

Q.27. The resistance of an ideal voltmeter is ………

• low
• infinite
• zero
• high

Q.28. To send 10% of the main current through a moving coil galvanometer of resistance 99 Ω, the shunt required is ……………

• 11 Ω
• 9.9 Ω
• 100 Ω
• 9 Ω

Q.29. A voltmeter has a resistance of G ohms and range V volts. The value of resistance required in series to convert it into voltmeter of range nV is …………………

• nG
• \frac{G}{n}
• \frac{G}{n-1}
• (n-1)G