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Chapter 14



Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

1. 

In a resistive-inductive parallel circuit, the current flow through the resistor will be ____ phase with the voltage.
a.
90 degrees out of
c.
270 degrees out of
b.
180 degrees out of
d.
in
 

2. 

In a resistive-parallel circuit, the circuit power factor is determined by the ratio of the apparent power to the ____ power.
a.
reactive
c.
true
b.
inductive
d.
resistive
 

3. 

In a resistive-inductive parallel circuit, if the voltage applied to the inductor is known, the ____ can be found by dividing the voltage by the inductive reactance.
a.
resistance
c.
inductance
b.
wattage
d.
current flow
 

4. 

VARs is also known as ____.
a.
reactive power
c.
wattless power
b.
true power
d.
none of the above
 

5. 

The total current flow through the circuit can be found by ____ the current flow through the resistor and the inductor.
a.
multiplying
c.
dividing
b.
subtracting
d.
adding
 

6. 

Impedance is symbolized by the letter ____.
a.
H
c.
R
b.
I
d.
Z
 

7. 

In a parallel resistive-inductive circuit, the apparent power can be computed by multiplying the circuit voltage by the total ____.
a.
resistance
c.
current flow
b.
wattage
d.
apparent power
 

8. 

True power and reactive power are ____ phase with each other.
a.
in
c.
180 degrees out of
b.
90 degrees out of
d.
270 degrees out of
 

9. 

In an R-L series circuit, power factor is the ____ of the apparent power to the true power.
a.
sum
c.
ratio
b.
product
d.
dividend
 

10. 

In an R-L parallel circuit, the ____ can be computed by dividing the current flow through the resistive parts of the circuit by the total circuit current.
a.
watts
c.
resistance
b.
voltage
d.
power factor
 



 
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