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Chapter 5



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

1. 

In a series circuit, the ____ is the same at any point in the circuit.
a.
amperage
c.
voltage
b.
resistance
d.
wattage
 

2. 

____ indicates the amount of voltage necessary to push the current through the limiting element.
a.
Voltage polarity
c.
Series resistance
b.
Voltage drop
d.
Resistance adds
 

3. 

The amount of voltage required to push the electrons through the circuit is determined by the amount of ____.
a.
amperage
c.
wattage
b.
resistance
d.
a and b
 

4. 

The total amount of resistance to current flow in a series circuit is equal to the sum of the ____ in that circuit.
a.
amperages
c.
voltages
b.
resistances
d.
wattages
 

5. 

If a series circuit has three resistors and two amps flow through each resistor, the total amperage for the circuit is ____ amps.
a.
0
c.
4
b.
2
d.
8
 

6. 

In which of the following types of circuits can the total power of the circuit be determined by adding the power dissipation of all the parts of the circuit?
a.
series
c.
combination
b.
parallel
d.
all of the above
 

7. 

____ are used to provide different voltages between certain points of a circuit.
a.
Voltage multipliers
c.
Voltage dividers
b.
Voltage adders
d.
Resistance adders
 

8. 

According to the general voltage divider formula, the voltage drop across any particular resistance is equal to the total circuit current ____ the value of that resistor.
a.
plus
c.
times
b.
minus
d.
divided by
 

9. 

In voltage divider circuits, ____ is often used to provide a common reference point to produce voltages that are above or below ground.
a.
amperage
c.
resistance
b.
ground
d.
power
 

Completion
Complete each sentence or statement.
 

10. 

Given the voltage and the resistance, the amount of current flow in a circuit can be determined by using ____________________.
 

 



 
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