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**1. Coulomb is the unit of which quantity?**

a) Field strength

b) Charge

c) Permittivity

d) Force

Answer: b

Explanation: The standard unit of charge is Coulomb. One coulomb is defined as the 1 Newton of force applied on 1 unit of electric field.

**2. Coulomb law is employed in**

a) Electrostatics

b) Magnetostatics

c) Electromagnetics

d) Maxwell theory

Answer: a

Explanation: Coulomb law is applied to static charges. It states that force between any two point charges is proportional to the product of the charges and inversely proportional to square of the distance between them. Thus it is employed in electrostatics.

**3. Find the force between 2C and -1C separated by a distance 1m in air(in newton).**

a) 18 X 10^{6}

b) -18 X 10^{6}

c) 18 X 10^{-6}

d) -18 X 10^{-6}

Answer: b

Explanation: F = q1q2/(4∏εor^{2}) = -2 X 9/(10^{-9} X 12) = -18 X 10^{9}.

**4. Two charges 1C and -4C exists in air. What is the direction of force?**

a) Away from 1C

b) Away from -4C

c) From 1C to -4C

d) From -4C to 1C

Answer: c

Explanation: Since the charges are unlike, the force will be attractive. Thus the force directs from 1C to -4C.

**5. Find the force of interaction between 60 stat coulomb and 37.5 stat coulomb spaced 7.5cm apart in transformer oil(εr=2.2) in 10 ^{-4} N,**

a) 8.15

b) 5.18

c) 1.518

d) 1.815

Answer: d

Explanation: 1 stat coulomb = 1/(3 X 10

F = (1.998 X 1.2488 X 10

**6. Find the force between two charges when they are brought in contact and separated by 4cm apart, charges are 2nC and -1nC, in μN.**

a) 1.44

b) 2.44

c) 1.404

d) 2.404

Answer: c

Explanation: Before the charges are brought into contact, F = 11.234 μN.

After charges are brought into contact and then separated, charge on each sphere is, (q1 + q2)/2 = 0.5nC

On calculating the force with q1 = q2 = 0.5nC, F = 1.404μN.

**7. The Coulomb law is an implication of which law?**

a) Ampere law

b) Gauss law

c) Biot Savart law

d) Lenz law

Answer: b

Explanation: The Coulomb law can be formulated from the Gauss law, using the divergence theorem. Thus it is an implication of Gauss law.

**8. Two small diameter 10gm dielectric balls can slide freely on a vertical channel. Each carry a negative charge of 1μC. Find the separation between the balls if the lower ball is restrained from moving.**

a) 0.5

b) 0.4

c) 0.3

d) 0.2

Answer: c

Explanation: F = mg = 10 X 10^{-3} X 9.81 = 9.81 X 10^{-2} N.

On calculating r by substituting charges, we get r = 0.3m.

**9. A charge of 2 X 10 ^{-7} C is acted upon by a force of 0.1N. Determine the distance to the other charge of 4.5 X 10^{-7} C, both the charges are in vacuum.**

a) 0.03

b) 0.05

c) 0.07

d) 0.09

Answer: d

Explanation: F = q1q2/(4∏εor

We get r = 0.09m.

**10. For a charge Q1, the effect of charge Q2 on Q1 will be,**

a) F1 = F2

b) F1 = -F2

c) F1 = F2 = 0

d) F1 and F2 are not equal

Answer: b

Explanation: The force of two charges with respect with each other is given by F1 and F2. Thus F1 + F2 = 0 and F1 = -F2.

**11. Convert the point (3,4,5) from Cartesian to spherical coordinates**

a) (7.07,45⁰,53⁰)

b) (0.707,45⁰,53⁰)

c) (7.07,54⁰,63⁰)

d) (0.707,54⁰,63⁰)

Answer: a

Explanation: r = √(x^{2}+y^{2}+z^{2}) = √50 = 7.07

Θ = cos^{-1}(z/r) = cos^{-1}(5/5√2) = 45⁰

Φ = tan^{-1}(y/x) = tan^{-1}(4/3) = 53⁰.

**12. Example of spherical system in the following is**

a) Charge in space

b) Charge in box

c) Charge in dielectric

d) Uncharged system

Answer: a

Explanation: From a point charge +Q, the electric field spreads in all 360 degrees. The calculation of electric field in this case will be spherical system. Thus it is charge in the space.

**13. Spherical systems are employed in waveguides. State True/False**

a) True

b) False

Answer: b

Explanation: There is no waveguide designed spherically to avoid absorption, rather than propagation.

**14. Choose which of following condition is not required for a waveguide to exist.**

a) The dimensions should be in accordance with desired frequency

b) Cut-off frequency should be minimum 6GHz

c) The shape should be spherical

d) No specific condition is required for waveguide design

Answer: c

Explanation: A waveguide need not be spherical, it has to be rectangular or circular, as it violates the propagation of the wave.

**15. Find the spherical coordinates of A(2,3,-1)**

a) (3.74, 105.5⁰, 56.13⁰)

b) (3.74, 105.5⁰, 56.31⁰)

c) (3.74, 106.5⁰, 56.13⁰)

d) (3.74, 106.5⁰, 56.31⁰)

Answer: b

Explanation: r = √(x^{2}+y^{2}+z^{2}) = √14 = 3.74

Θ = cos^{-1}(z/r) = cos^{-1}(-1/3.74) = 105.5⁰

Φ = tan^{-1}(y/x) = tan^{-1}(3/2) = 56.31⁰.

**16. Find the Cartesian coordinates of B(4,25⁰,120⁰)**

a) (0.845, 1.462, 3.625)

b) (-0.845, 1.462, 3.625)

c) (-8.45, 2.462, 6.325)

d) (8.45, 2.462, 6.325)

Answer: b

Explanation: x = r sin θ cos φ = 4 sin25⁰ cos 120⁰ = -0.845

y = r sin θ sin φ = 4 sin 25⁰ sin 120⁰ = 1.462

z = r cos θ = 4 cos 25⁰ = 3.625.

**17. The area of sphere can be computed from the sphere volume. State True/False.**

a) True

b) False

Answer: a

Explanation: On double integrating the differential volume, the area can be computed for a sphere.

**18. Given B= (10/r)i+( rcos θ) j+k in spherical coordinates. Find Cartesian points at (-3,4,0)**

a) -2i + j

b) 2i + k

c) i + 2j

d) –i – 2k

Answer: a

Explanation: r = √(x^{2}+y^{2}+z^{2}) = √25 = 5

Θ = cos^{-1}(z/r) = 1

Φ = tan^{-1}(y/x) = tan^{-1}(-4/3)

Thus, B = -2i + j.

**19. The scalar factor of spherical coordinates is**

a) 1, r, r sin θ

b) 1, r, r

c) r, r, 1

d) r, 1, r

Answer: a

Explanation: The radius varies from unity to infinity, the plane angle from zero to 360 ⁰ and the z plane from (-∞, ∞) .

**20. Transform the vector (4,-2,-4) at (1,2,3) into spherical coordinates.**

a) 3.197i – 2.393j + 4.472k

b) -3.197i + 2.393j – 4.472k

c) 3.197i + 2.393j + 4.472k

d) -3.197i – 2.393j – 4.472k

Answer: b

Explanation: r = √(x^{2}+y^{2}+z^{2}) = 3.74

Θ = cos^{-1}(z/r) = cos^{-1}(3/3.74) = 36.7⁰

Φ = tan^{-1}(y/x) = tan^{-1}(2/1) = 63.4⁰

A = (4 sin θ cos φ – 2 sin θ sin φ – 4cos θ)i + (4 cos θ cos φ – 2 cos θ sin φ + 4 sin θ)j + (-4 sin φ – 2 cos φ)k

On substituting r, θ, φ, A = -3.197i + 2.393j – 4.472k.

**21. The force between two charges is 120 N. If the distance between the charges is doubled,**

**the force will be**

(a) 60 N

(b) 30 N

(c) 40 N

(d) 15 N

Ans: b

**22. The electric field intensity at a point situated 4 metres from a point charge is 200 N/C. If**

**the distance is reduced to 2 metres, the field intensity will be**

(a) 400 N/C

(b) 600 N/C

(c) 800 N/C

(d) 1200 N/C

Ans: c

**23. The lines of force due to charged particles are**

(a) always straight

(b) always curved

(c) sometimes curved

(d) none of the above

Ans: b

**24. The electric field at a point situated at a distance d from straight charged conductor is**

(a) proportional to d

(b) inversely proportional to d

(c) inversely proportional to d

(d) none of the above

Ans: b

**25. The direction of electric field due +0 positive charge is .**

(a) away from the charge

(b) towards the charge

(c) both (a) and (6)

(d) none of the above

Ans: a

**26. A field line and an equipotential surface are**

(a) always parallel

(b) always at 90°

(c) inclined at any angle 0

(d) none of the above

Ans: b

**27. The ability of charged bodies to exert force on 6ne another is attributed to the existence**

**of**

(a) electrons

(b) protons

(c) neutrons

(d) electric field

Ans: d

**28. If the sheet of a bakelite is inserted between the plates of an air capacitor, the**

**capacitance will**

(a) decrease

(b) increase

(c) remains unchanged

(d) become zero

Ans: b

**29. A capacitor stores 0.24 coulombs at 10 volts. Its capacitance is**

(a) 0.024 F

(b) 0.12 F

(c) 0.6 F

(d) 0.8 F

Ans: a

**30. For making a capacitor, it is better to select a dielectric having**

(a) low permittivity

(b) high permittivity

(c) permittivity same as that of air

(d) permittivity slightly more than that of air

Ans: b

**31. The units of capacitance are**

(a) volts/coulomb

(b) coulombs/volt

(c) ohms

(d) henry/Wb

Ans: b

**32. If three 15 uF capacitors are connected in series, the net capacitance is**

(a) 5 uF

(6) 30 uF

(c) 45 uF

(d) 50 uF

Ans: a

**33. If three 10 uF capacitors are connected in parallel, the net cararitance is**

(a) 20 uF

(b) 30 uE

(c) 40 uF

(d) 50 uF

Ans: b

**34. A dielectric material must be**

(a) resistor

(b) insulator

(c) good conductor

(d) semi conductor

Ans: b

**35. An electrolytic capacitor can be used for**

(a) D.C. only

(b) AC. only

(c) both D.C. as well as A.C.

Ans: a

**36. The capacitance of a capacitor is not affected by**

(a) distance between plates

(6) area of plates

(c) thickness of plates

(d) all of the above

Ans: c

**37. Which of the following is not a vector ?**

(a) Linear momentum

(b) Angular momentum

(c) Electric field

(d) Electric potential

Ans: b

**38. Two plates of a parallel plate capacitor after being charged from a constant voltage**

**source are separated apart by means of insulated handles, then the**

(a) Voltage across the plates increases

(b) voltage across the plates decreases

(c) charge on the capacitor decreases

(d) charge on the capacitor increases

Ans: b

**39. If A.C. voltage is applied to capacitive circuit, the alternating current can flow in the**

**circuit because**

(a) varying voltage produces the charg¬ing and dicharging currents

(b) of high peak value

(c) charging current can flow

(d) discharge current can flow

Ans: a

**40. Voltage applied across a ceramic dielectric produces an electrolytic field 100 times**

**greater than air. What will be the value of dielectric constant ?**

(a) 50

(6) 100

(c) 150

(d) 200

Ans: b

**41. Which of the following statements is correct ?**

(a) Air capacitors have a blackband to indicate the outside foil

(6) Electrolytic capacitor must be con¬nected in the correct polarity

(c) Ceramic capacitors must be con¬nected in the correct polarity

(d) Mica capacitors are available in capacitance value of 1 to 10 pF

Ans: b

**42. The dissipation factor of a good dielectric is of the order of**

(a) 0.0002

(b) 0.002

(c) 0.02

(d) 0.2

Ans: a

**43. “The total electric flux through any closed surface surrounding charges is equal to the**

**amount oflcharge enclosed”.**

**The above statement is associated with**

(a) Coulomb’s square law

(b) Gauss’s law

(c) Maxwell’s first law

(d) Maxwell’s second law

Ans: b

**44. Three capacitors each of the capacity C are given. The resultant capacity 2/3 C**

**can be obtained by using them**

(a) all in series

(b) all in parallel

(c) two in parallel and third in series with this combination

(d) two in series and third in parallel across this combination

Ans: c

**45. For which of the following parameter variation, the capacitance of the capacitor**

**remains unaffected ?**

(a) Distance between plates

(b) Area of the plates

(c) Nature of dielectric

(d) Thickness of the plates

Ans: d

**46. Which of the following statement is true ?**

(a) The current in the discharging capacitor grows linearly

(b) The current in the dicharging capacitor grows exponentially

(c) The current in the discharging capacitor decays exponentially

(d) The current in the discharging capacitor decreases constantly

Ans: b

**47. Which of the following expression is correct for electric field strength ?**

(a) E = D/E

(b) E = D2/t

(c) E = jtD

(d) E= nD2

Ans: a

**48. In a capacitor the electric charge is stored in**

(a) metal plates

(b) dielectric

(c) both (a) and (6)

(d) none of the above

Ans: b

**49. Which of the following materials has the highest value of dielectric constant?**

(a) Glass

(b) Vacuum

(c) Ceramics

(d) Oil

Ans: c

**50. Which of the following capacitors will have the least variation ?**

(a) Paper capacitor

(b) Ceramic capacitor

(c) Silver plated mica capacitor

(d) None of the above

Ans: c

**51. Which of the following statements is incorrect ?**

(a) The leakage resistance of ceramic capacitors is generally high

(b) The stored energy in a capacitor decreases with reduction in value of capacitance

(c) The stored energy in a capacitor increases with applied voltage

(d) A wire cable has distributed capacitance between the conductors

Ans: b

**52. Which of the following capacitors has relatively shorter shelf life ?**

(a) Mica capacitor

(b) Electrolytic capacitor

(c) Ceramic capacitor

(d) Paper capacitor

Ans: b

**53. The sparking between two electrical contacts can be reduced by inserting a**

(a) capacitor in parallel with contacts

(6) capacitor in series with each contact

(c) resistance in line

(d) none of the above

Ans: a

**54. In the case of a lossy capacitor, its series equivalent resistance value will be**

(a) small

(b) very small

(c) large

(d) zero

Ans: c

**55. The power dissipated in a pure capacitor is**

(a) zero

(6) proportional to applied voltage

(c) proportional to value of capacitance

(d) both (b) and (c) above

Ans: a

**56. Which of the following are conductors?**

a) Ceramics

b) Plastics

c) Mercury

d) Rubber

Answer: c

Explanation: Normally, metals are said to be good conductors. Here mercury is the only metal (which is in liquid form). The other options are insulators.

**57. Find the range of band gap energy for conductors.**

a) >6 eV

b) 0.2-0.4 eV

c) 0.4-2 eV

d) 2-6 eV

Answer: b

Explanation: Conductors are materials with least band gap energy. The smallest range in this group is 0.2-0.4 eV.

**58. Conduction in metals is due to**

a) Electrons only

b) Electrons and holes

c) Holes only

d) Applied electric field

Answer: a

Explanation: Conduction in metals is only due to majority carriers, which are electrons. Electrons and holes are responsible for conduction in a semiconductor.

**59. Find the band gap energy when a light of wavelength 1240nm is incident on it.**

a) 1eV

b) 2eV

c) 3eV

d) 4eV

Answer: a

Explanation: The band gap energy in electron volt when wavelength is given is, Eg = 1.24(μm)/λ = 1.24 x 10^{-6}/1240 x 10^{-9} = 1eV.

**60. Alternating current measured in a transmission line will be**

a) Peak value

b) Average value

c) RMS value

d) Zero

Answer: c

Explanation: The instantaneous current flowing in a transmission line, when measured using an ammeter, will give RMS current value. This value is 70.7% of the peak value. This is because, due to oscillations in AC, it is not possible to measure peak value. Hence to normalise, we consider current at any time in a line will be the RMS current.

**61. The current in a metal at any frequency is due to**

a) Conduction current

b) Displacement current

c) Both conduction and displacement current

d) Neither conduction nor displacement current

Answer: a

Explanation: At any frequency, the current through the metal will be due to conduction current. Only at high frequencies and when medium is air, the conduction is due to displacement current. Thus in general the current in metal is due to conduction current, which depends on the mobility of the carriers.

**62. For conductors, the free electrons will exist at**

a) Valence band

b) Middle of valence and conduction band

c) Will not exist

d) Conduction band

Answer: d

Explanation: In conductors, the free electrons exist in the conduction band. Since the band gap energy is very low, less energy is required to transport the free electrons to the conduction band, as they are readily available to conduct.

**63. The current flowing through an insulating medium is called**

a) Conduction

b) Convection

c) Radiation

d) Susceptibility

Answer: b

Explanation: A beam of electrons in a vacuum tube is called convection current. It occurs when current flows through an insulating medium like liquid, vacuum etc.

**64. Find the conduction current density when conductivity of a material is 500 units and corresponding electric field is 2 units.**

a) 500

b) 250

c) 1000

d) 2000

Answer: c

Explanation: The conduction current density is given by, J = σE

J = 500 X 2 = 1000 units.

**65. Calculate the convection current when electron density of 200 units is travelling at a speed of 12m/s.**

a) 16.67

b) 2400

c) 2880

d) 0.06

Answer: b

Explanation: The convection current density is given by, J = ρeV

J = 200 X 12= 2400 units.

**66. Divergence theorem is based on**

a) Gauss law

b) Stoke’s law

c) Ampere law

d) Lenz law

Answer: a

Explanation: The divergence theorem relates surface integral and volume integral. Div(D) = ρv, which is Gauss’s law.

**67. The Gaussian surface for a line charge will be**

a) Sphere

b) Cylinder

c) Cube

d) Cuboid

Answer: b

Explanation: A line charge can be visualized as a rod of electric charges. The three dimensional imaginary enclosed surface of a rod can be a cylinder.

**68. The Gaussian surface for a point charge will be**

a) Cube

b) Cylinder

c) Sphere

d) Cuboid

Answer: c

Explanation: A point charge is single dimensional. The three dimensional imaginary enclosed surface of a point charge will be sphere.

**69. A circular disc of radius 5m with a surface charge density ρs = 10sinφ is enclosed by surface. What is the net flux crossing the surface?**

a) 3

b) 2

c) 1

d) 0

Answer: d

Explanation: Q = ∫ ρsds = ∫∫ 10sinφ rdrdφ, on integrating with r = 0->5 and φ = 0->2π, we get Q = ψ = 0.

**70. The total charge of a surface with densities 1,2,…,10 is**

a) 11

b) 33

c) 55

d) 77

Answer: c

Explanation: Q = ∫∫D.ds. Since the data is discrete, the total charge will be summation of 1,2,…,10,i.e, 1+2+…+10 = 10(11)/2 = 55.

**71. The work done by a charge of 10μC with a potential 4.386 is (in μJ)**

a) 32.86

b) 43.86

c) 54.68

d) 65.68

Answer: b

Explanation: By Gauss law principles, W = Q X V = 10 X 10^{-6} X 4.386 = 43.86 X 10^{-6} joule.

**72. The potential of a coaxial cylinder with charge density 1 unit , inner radius 1m and outer cylinder 2m is (in 10 ^{9})**

a) 12.74

b) 13.47

c) 12.47

d) 13.74

Answer: c

Explanation: The potential of a coaxial cylinder will be ρl ln(b/a)/2πε, where ρl = 1, b = 2m and a = 1m. We get V = 12.47 X 10

**73. Find the potential due to a charged ring of density 2 units with radius 2m and the point at which potential is measured is at a distance of 1m from the ring.**

a) 18π

b) 24π

c) 36π

d) 72π

Answer: d

Explanation: The potential due to a charged ring is given by λa/2εr, where a = 2m and r = 1m. We get V = 72π volts.

**74. Gauss law cannot be used to find which of the following quantity?**

a) Electric field intensity

b) Electric flux density

c) Charge

d) Permittivity

Answer: d

Explanation: Permittivity is constant for a particular material(say permittivity of water is 1). It cannot be determined from Gauss law, whereas the remaining options can be computed from Gauss law.

**75. Gauss law for magnetic fields is given by**

a) Div(E) = 0

b) Div(B) = 0

c) Div(H) = 0

d) Div(D) = 0

Answer: b

Explanation: The divergence of magnetic flux density is always zero. This is called Gauss law for magnetic fields. It implies the non-existence of magnetic monopoles in any magnetic field.

**76. The electric field intensity is defined as**

a) Force per unit charge

b) Force on a test charge

c) Force per unit charge on a test charge

d) Product of force and charge

Answer: c

Explanation: The electric field intensity is the force per unit charge on a test charge, i.e, q1 = 1C. E = F/Q = Q/(4∏εr2).

**77. Find the force on a charge 2C in a field 1V/m.**

a) 0

b) 1

c) 2

d) 3

Answer: c

Explanation: Force is the product of charge and electric field.

F = q X E = 2 X 1 = 2 N.

**78. Find the electric field intensity of two charges 2C and -1C separated by a distance 1m in air.**

a) 18 X 10^{9}

b) 9 X 10^{9}

c) 36 X 10^{9}

d) -18 X 10^{9}

Answer: b

Explanation: F = q1q2/(4∏εor2) = -2 X 9/(10^{-9} X 12) = -18 X 10^{9}

E = F/q = 18 X 10^{9}/2 = 9 X 10^{9}.

**79. What is the electric field intensity at a distance of 20cm from a charge 2 X 10 ^{-6} C in vacuum?**

a) 250,000

b) 350,000

c) 450,000

d) 550,000

Answer: c

Explanation: E = Q/ (4∏εor2)

= (2 X 10

**80. Determine the charge that produces an electric field strength of 40 V/cm at a distance of 30cm in vacuum(in 10 ^{-8}C)**

a) 4

b) 2

c) 8

d) 6

Answer: a

Explanation: E = Q/ (4∏εor

Q = (4000 X 0.3

**81. The field intensity of a charge defines the impact of the charge on a test charge placed at a distance. It is maximum at d = 0cm and minimises as d increases. State True/False**

a) True

b) False

Answer: a

Explanation: If a test charge +q is situated at a distance r from Q, the test charge will experience a repulsive force directed radially outward from Q. Since electric field is inversely proportional to distance, thus the statement is true.

**82. Electric field of an infinitely long conductor of charge density λ, is given by E = λ/(2πεh).aN. State True/False.**

a) True

b) False

Answer: a

Explanation: The electric field intensity of an infinitely long conductor is given by, E = λ/(4πεh).(sin α2 – sin α1)i + (cos α2 + cos α1)j

For an infinitely long conductor, α = 0. E = λ/(4πεh).(cos 0 + cos 0) = λ/(2πεh).aN.

**83. Electric field intensity due to infinite sheet of charge σ is**

a) Zero

b) Unity

c) σ/ε

d) σ/2ε

Answer: d

Explanation: E = σ/2ε.(1- cos α), where α = h/(√(h^{2}+a^{2}))

Here, h is the distance of the sheet from point P and a is the radius of the sheet. For infinite sheet, α = 90. Thus E = σ/2ε.

**84. For a test charge placed at infinity, the electric field will be**

a) Unity

b) +∞

c) Zero

d) -∞

Answer: c

Explanation: E = Q/ (4∏εor^{2})

When distance d is infinity, the electric field will be zero, E= 0.

**85. In electromagnetic waves, the electric field will be perpendicular to which of the following?**

a) Magnetic field intensity

b) Wave propagation

c) Both H and wave direction

d) It propagates independently

Answer: c

Explanation: In an electromagnetic wave, the electric field and magnetic field will be perpendicular to each other. Both of these fields will be perpendicular to the wave propagation.

**86. Potential difference is the work done in moving a unit positive charge from one point to another in an electric field. State True/False.**

a) True

b) False

Answer: a

Explanation: The electric potential is the ratio of work done to the charge. Also it is the work done in moving a unit positive charge from infinity to a point in an electric field.

**87. A point charge 2nC is located at origin. What is the potential at (1,0,0)?**

a) 12

b) 14

c) 16

d) 18

Answer: d

Explanation: V = Q/(4πεr), where r = 1m

V = (2 X 10^{-9})/(4πε x 1) = 18 volts.

**88. Six equal point charges Q = 10nC are located at 2,3,4,5,6,7m. Find the potential at origin.**

a) 140.35

b) 141.35

c) 142.35

d) 143.35

Answer: d

Explanation: V = (1/4πεo) ∑Q/r = (10 X 10^{-9}/4πεo)

(0.5 + 0.33 + 0.25 + 0.2 + 0.166 + 0.142) = 143.35 volts.

**89. A point charge 0.4nC is located at (2, 3, 3). Find the potential differences between (2, 3, 3)m and (-2, 3, 3)m due to the charge.**

a) 2.5

b) 2.6

c) 2.7

d) 2.8

Answer: c

Explanation: Vab = (Q/4πεo)(1/rA) + (1/rB), where rA and rB are position vectors rA = 1m and rB = 4m. Thus Vab = 2.7 volts.

**90. Find the potential of V = 60sin θ/r ^{2} at P(3,60,25)**

a) 5.774

b) 6.774

c) 7.774

d) 8.774

Answer: a

Explanation: V = 60sin θ/r

**91. Given E = 40xyi + 20x ^{2}j + 2k. Calculate the potential between two points (1,-1,0) and (2,1,3).**

a) 105

b) 106

c) 107

d) 108

Answer: b

Explanation: V = -∫ E.dl = -∫ (40xy dx + 20x

**92. The potential difference in an open circuit is**

a) Zero

b) Unity

c) Infinity

d) Circuit does not exist open

Answer: c

Explanation: In an open circuit no current exists due to non-existence of loops. Also voltage/potential will be infinity in an open circuit.

**93. The potential taken between two points across a resistor will be**

a) Positive

b) Negative

c) Zero

d) Infinity

Answer: b

Explanation: The resistor will absorb power and dissipate it in the form of heat energy. The potential between two points across a resistor will be negative.

**94. What is the potential difference between 10sinθcosφ/r ^{2} at A(1,30,20) and B(4,90,60)?**

a) 2.386

b) 3.386

c) 4.386

d) 5.386

Answer: c

Explanation: Potential at A, Va = 10sin30cos20/1

**95. The voltage at any point in an ac circuit will be**

a) Peak voltage

b) RMS voltage

c) Average voltage

d) Source voltage

Answer: b

Explanation: In any ac circuit, the voltage measured will not be exact maximum. In order to normalise, we assume the instantaneous voltage at any point be 70.7% of the peak value, which is called the root mean square (RMS)voltage.

**1. The best definition of polarisation is**

a) Orientation of dipoles in random direction

b) Electric dipole moment per unit volume

c) Orientation of dipole moments

d) Change in polarity of every dipole

Answer: b

Explanation: The polarisation is defined mathematically as the electric dipole moment per unit volume. It is also referred to as the orientation of the dipoles in the direction of applied electric field.

**2. Calculate the polarisation vector of the material which has 100 dipoles per unit volume in a volume of 2 units.**

a) 200

b) 50

c) 400

d) 0.02

Answer: a

Explanation: Polarisation vector P = N x p, where N = 100 and p = 2. On substituting we get P = 200 units.

**3. Polarizability is defined as the**

a) Product of dipole moment and electric field

b) Ratio of dipole moment to electric field

c) Ratio of electric field to dipole moment

d) Product of dielectric constant and dipole moment

Answer: b

Explanation: Polarizability is a constant that is defined as the ratio of elemental dipole moment to the electric field strength.

**4. Calculate the energy stored per unit volume in a dielectric medium due to polarisation when P = 9 units and E = 8 units.**

a) 1.77

b) 2.25

c) 36

d) 144

Answer: c

Explanation: The energy stored per unit volume in a dielectric medium is given by, W = 0.5 X PE = 0.5 X 9 X 8 = 36 units.

**5. Identify which type of polarisation depends on temperature.**

a) Electronic

b) Ionic

c) Orientational

d) Interfacial

Answer: c

Explanation: The electronic, ionic and interfacial polarisation depends on the atoms which are independent with respect to temperature. Only the orientational polarisation is dependent on the temperature and is inversely proportional to it.

**6. Calculate the polarisation vector in air when the susceptibility is 5 and electric field is 12 units.**

a) 3

b) 2

c) 60

d) 2.4

Answer: c

Explanation: The polarisation vector is given by, P = ε0 x χe x E, where χe = 5 and ε0 = 12. On substituting, we get P = 1 x 5 x 12 = 60 units.

**7. In isotropic materials, which of the following quantities will be independent of the direction?**

a) Permittivity

b) Permeability

c) Polarisation

d) Polarizability

Answer: a

Explanation: Isotropic materials are those with radiate or absorb energy uniformly in all directions (eg. Isotropic antenna). Thus it is independent of the direction.

**8. The total polarisation of a material is the**

a) Product of all types of polarisation

b) Sum of all types of polarisation

c) Orientation directions of the dipoles

d) Total dipole moments in the material

Answer: b

Explanation: The total polarisation of a material is given by the sum of electronic, ionic, orientational and interfacial polarisation of the material.

**9. In the given types of polarisation, which type exists in the semiconductor?**

a) Electronic

b) Ionic

c) Orientational

d) Interfacial or space charge

Answer: d

Explanation: The interfacial type of polarisation occurs due to accumulation of charges at the interface in a multiphase material. This interface or junction is found in a semiconductor material.

**10. Solids do not have which type of polarisation?**

a) Ionic

b) Orientational

c) Interfacial

d) Electronic

Answer: c

Explanation: Solids possess permanent dipole moments. Moreover they do not have junction like semiconductors. Thus, solids neglect the interfacial and space charge polarisation. They possess only electronic, ionic and orientational polarisations.

**11. The given equation satisfies the Laplace equation.**

V = x^{2} + y^{2} – z^{2}. State True/False.

a) True

b) False

Answer: a

Explanation: Grad (V) = 2xi + 2yj – 4zk. Div (Grad (V)) = Del^{2}(V) = 2+2-4 = 0. It satisfies the Laplacian equation. Thus the statement is true.

**12. In free space, the Poisson equation becomes**

a) Maxwell equation

b) Ampere equation

c) Laplace equation

d) Steady state equation

Answer: c

Explanation: The Poisson equation is given by Del^{2}(V) = -ρ/ε. In free space, the charges will be zero. Thus the equation becomes, Del^{2}(V) = 0, which is the Laplace equation.

**13. If Laplace equation satisfies, then which of the following statements will be true?**

a) Potential will be zero

b) Current will be infinite

c) Resistance will be infinite

d) Voltage will be same

Answer: b

Explanation: Laplace equation satisfying implies the potential is not necessarily zero due to subsequent gradient and divergence operations following. Finally, if potential is assumed to be zero, then resistance is zero and current will be infinite.

**14. Suppose the potential function is a step function. The equation that gets satisfied is**

a) Laplace equation

b) Poisson equation

c) Maxwell equation

d) Ampere equation

Answer: a

Explanation: Step is a constant function. The Laplace equation Div(Grad(step)) will become zero. This is because gradient of a constant is zero and divergence of zero vector will be zero.

**15. Calculate the charge density when a potential function x ^{2} + y^{2} + z^{2} is in air(in 10-9 order)**

a) 1/6π

b) 6/2π

c) 12/6π

d) 10/8π

Answer: a

Explanation: The Poisson equation is given by Del

**16. The function V = e ^{x}sin y + z does not satisfy Laplace equation. State True/False.**

a) True

b) False

Answer: b

Explanation: Grad (V) = e

**17. Poisson equation can be derived from which of the following equations?**

a) Point form of Gauss law

b) Integral form of Gauss law

c) Point form of Ampere law

d) Integral form of Ampere law

Answer: a

Explanation: The point of Gauss law is given by, Div (D)= ρv. On putting

D= ε E and E=- Grad (V) in Gauss law, we get Del^{2} (V)= -ρ/ε, which is the Poisson equation.

**18. Find the charge density from the function of flux density given by 12x – 7z.**

a) 19

b) -5

c) 5

d) -19

Answer: c

Explanation: From point form of Gauss law, we get Div (D) = ρv

Div (D) = Div(12x – 7z) = 12-7 = 5, which the charge density ρv. Thus ρv = 5 units.

**19. Find the electric field of a potential function given by 20 log x + y at the point (1,1,0).**

a) -20 i – j

b) -i -20 j

c) i + j

d) (i + j)/20

Answer: a

Explanation: The electric field is given by E = -Grad(V). The gradient of the given function is 20i/x + j. At the point (1,1,0), we get 20i + j. The electric field E = -(20i + j) = -20i – j.

**20. When a material has zero permittivity, the maximum potential that it can possess is**

a) ∞

b) -∞

c) Unity

d) Zero

Answer: d

Explanation: Permittivity is zero, implies that the ability of the material to store electric charges is zero. Thus the electric field and potential of the material is also zero.

**21. The lines of force are said to be**

a) Real

b) Imaginary

c) Drawn to trace the direction

d) Not significant

Answer: c

Explanation: The lines drawn to trace the direction in which a positive test charge will experience force due to the main charge are called lines of force. They are not real but drawn for our interpretation.

**22. Electric flux density in electric field is referred to as**

a) Number of flux lines

b) Ratio of flux lines crossing a surface and the surface area

c) Direction of flux at a point

d) Flux lines per unit area

Answer: b

Explanation: Electric flux density is given by the ratio between number of flux lines crossing a surface normal to the lines and the surface area. The direction of D at a point is the direction of the flux lines at that point.

**23. The electric flux density is the**

a) Product of permittivity and electric field intensity

b) Product of number of flux lines and permittivity

c) Product of permeability and electric field intensity

d) Product of number of flux lines and permeability

Answer: a

Explanation: D= εE, where ε=εoεr is the permittivity of electric field and E is the electric field intensity. Thus electric flux density is the product of permittivity and electric field intensity.

**24. Which of the following correctly states Gauss law?**

a) Electric flux is equal to charge

b) Electric flux per unit volume is equal to charge

c) Electric field is equal to charge density

d) Electric flux per unit volume is equal to volume charge density

Answer: d

Explanation: The electric flux passing through any closed surface is equal to the total charge enclosed by that surface. In other words, electric flux per unit volume leaving a point (vanishing small volume), is equal to the volume charge density.

**25. The Gaussian surface is**

a) Real boundary

b) Imaginary surface

c) Tangential

d) Normal

Answer: b

Explanation: It is any physical or imaginary closed surface around a charge which satisfies the following condition: D is everywhere either normal or tangential to the surface so that D.ds becomes either Dds or 0 respectively.

**26. Find the flux density of a sheet of charge density 25 units in air.**

a) 25

b) 12.5

c) 6.25

d) 3.125

Answer: b

Explanation: Electric field intensity of infinite sheet of charge E = σ/2ε.

Thus D = εE = σ/2 = 25/2 = 12.5.

**27. A uniform surface charge of σ = 2 μC/m ^{2}, is situated at z = 2 plane. What is the value of flux density at P(1,1,1)m?**

a) 10

b) -10

c) 10

d) -10

Answer: b

Explanation: The flux density of any field is independent of the position (point). D = σ/2 = 2 X 10

**28. Find the flux density of line charge of radius (cylinder is the Gaussian surface) 2m and charge density is 3.14 units?**

a) 1

b) 0.75

c) 0.5

d) 0.25

Answer: d

Explanation: The electric field of a line charge is given by, E = λ/(2περ), where ρ is the radius of cylinder, which is the Gaussian surface and λ is the charge density. The density D = εE = λ/(2πρ) = 3.14/(2π X 2) = 1/4 = 0.25.

**29. If the radius of a sphere is 1/(4π)m and the electric flux density is 16π units, the total flux is given by,**

a) 2

b) 3

c) 4

d) 5

Answer: c

Explanation: Total flux leaving the entire surface is, ψ = 4πr^{2}D from Gauss law. Ψ = 4π(1/16π^{2}) X 16π = 4.

**30. Find the electric field intensity of transformer oil (εr = 2 approx) with density 1/4π (in 10 ^{9} units)**

a) 2.5

b) 3.5

c) 4.5

d) 5.5

Answer: c

Explanation: D = εE. E = (1/4π)/(2Xεo) = 4.5 X 10

**31. Capacitor is a device used to__________**

a) store electrical energy

b) vary the resistance

c) store magnetic energy

d) dissipate energy

Answer: a

Explanation: Capacitor is used to store the charge. It stores electrical energy between the plates.

**32. Capacitor stores which type of energy?**

a) kinetic energy

b) vibrational energy

c) potential energy

d) heat energy

Answer: c

Explanation: Capacitor store charge in between the plates. This charge is stationary so we can say capacitor store potential energy.

**33. Capacitor blocks__________ after long time.**

a) alternating current

b) direct current

c) both alternating and direct current

d) neither alternating nor direct current

Answer: b

Explanation: Capacitor blocks direct current at steady state and pass alternating current.

**34. Why does capacitor block dc signal at steady state?**

a) due to high frequency of dc signal

b) due to zero frequency of dc signal

c) capacitor doesnot pass any current at steady state

d) due to zero frequency of dc signal

Answer: d

Explanation: Frequency of dc signal is zero. So, Capacitive reactance X_{C}=1/2πfc becomes infinite and capacitor behaves as open circuit for dc signal. Hence, capacitor block dc signal.

**35. If a parallel plate capacitor of plate area 2m ^{2} and plate separation 1m store the charge of 1.77*10^{-11} C. What is the voltage across the capacitor?**

a) 1V

b) 2V

c) 3V

d) 4V

Answer: a

Explanation: C=€

On substituting values of d, A, we get C=2€

Q=CV

V=1 V.

**36. Which of the following is a passive device?**

a) Transistor

b) Rectifier

c) Capacitor

d) Vaccuum Tubes

Answer: c

Explanation: Capacitor is a passive device as it consumes power rest all generate power so, they are active devices.

**37. What is the value of capacitance of a capacitor which has a voltage of 4V and has 16C of charge?**

a) 2F

b) 4F

c) 6F

d) 8F

Answer: b

Explanation: Q is directly proportional to V. The constant of proportionality in this case is C, that is, the capacitance. Hence Q=CV. From the relation, C=Q/V= 16/4=4F.

**38. For which medium capacitance is high?**

a) Air

b) Mica

c) Water

d) Metal

Answer: d

Explanation: Metals are assumed to have a high value of dielectric constant so they have high capacitance.

**1. Biot Savart law in magnetic field is analogous to which law in electric field?**

a) Gauss law

b) Faraday law

c) Coulomb’s law

d) Ampere law

Answer: c

Explanation: Biot Savart law states that the magnetic flux density H = I.dl sinθ/4πr^{2}, which is analogous to the electric field F = q1q2/4πεr^{2}, which is the Coulomb’s law.

**2. Which of the following cannot be computed using the Biot Savart law?**

a) Magnetic field intensity

b) Magnetic flux density

c) Electric field intensity

d) Permeability

Answer: c

Explanation: The Biot Savart law is used to calculate magnetic field intensity. Using which we can calculate flux density and permeability by the formula B = μH.

**3. Find the magnetic field of a finite current element with 2A current and height 1/2π is**

a) 1

b) 2

c) 1/2

d) 1/4

Answer: a

Explanation: The magnetic field due to a finite current element is given by H = I/2πh. Put I = 2 and h = 1/2π, we get H = 1 unit.

**4. Calculate the magnetic field at a point on the centre of the circular conductor of radius 2m with current 8A.**

a) 1

b) 2

c) 3

d) 4

Answer: b

Explanation: The magnetic field due to a point in the centre of the circular conductor is given by H = I/2a. Put I = 8A and a = 2m, we get H = 8/4 = 2 units.

**5. The current element of the solenoid of turns 100, length 2m and current 0.5A is given by,**

a) 100 dx

b) 200 dx

c) 25 dx

d) 50 dx

Answer: c

Explanation: The current element of the solenoid is given by NI dx/L. Put N = 100, I = 0.5 and L = 2 to get, I dx = 100 x 0.5 x dx/2 = 25 dx.

**6. Find the magnetic field intensity at the centre O of a square of the sides equal to 5m and carrying 10A of current.**

a) 1.2

b) 1

c) 1.6

d) 1.8

Answer: d

Explanation: The magnetic field is given by H = 4I/√2πω. Put I = 10 and ω = 5m. Thus H = 4 x 10/√2π(5) = 1.8 unit.

**7. Find the magnetic flux density when a point from a finite current length element of current 0.5A and radius 100nm.**

a) 0

b) 0.5

c) 1

d) 2

Answer: c

Explanation: The magnetic flux density is B = μH, where H is given by I/2πr. Put μ = 4π x 10^{-7}, I = 0.5 and r = 10^{-7}, we get B = 4π x 10^{-7} x 0.5/2π x 10^{-7} = 1 unit.

**8. In a static magnetic field only magnetic dipoles exist. State True/False.**

a) True

b) False

Answer: a

Explanation: From Gauss law for magnetic field, we get divergence of the magnetic flux density is always zero (ie, Div(B) = 0). This implies the non-existence of magnetic monopole.

**9. The magnetic field intensity will be zero inside a conductor. State true/false.**

a) True

b) False

Answer: b

Explanation: Electric field will be zero inside a conductor and magnetic field will be zero outside the conductor. In other words, the conductor boundary, E will be maximum and H will be minimum.

**10. Find the magnetic field when a circular conductor of very high radius is subjected to a current of 12A and the point P is at the centre of the conductor.**

a) 1

b) ∞

c) 0

d) -∞

Answer: c

Explanation: The magnetic field of a circular conductor with point on the centre is given by I/2a. If the radius is assumed to be infinite, then H = 12/2(∞) = 0.

**11. Identify which of the following is the unit of magnetic flux density?**

a) Weber

b) Weber/m

c) Tesla

d) Weber^{-1}

Answer: c

Explanation: The unit of magnetic flux density is weber/m^{2}. It is also called as tesla.

**12. The divergence of H will be**

a) 1

b) -1

c) ∞

d) 0

Answer: d

Explanation: We know that the divergence of B is zero. Also B = μH. Thus divergence of H is also zero.

**13. Find the flux contained by the material when the flux density is 11.7 Tesla and the area is 2 units.**

a) 23.4

b) 12.3

c) 32.4

d) 21.3

Answer: a

Explanation: The total flux is given by φ = ∫ B.ds, where ∫ds is the area. Thus φ = BA. We get φ = 11.7 x 2 = 23.4 units.

**14. Find the current when the magnetic field intensity is given by 2L and L varies as 0->1.**

a) 2

b) 1

c) 0.5

d) 0

Answer: b

Explanation: From Ampere law, we get ∫ H.dL = I. Put H = 2L and L = 0->1. On integrating H with respect to L, the current will be 1A.

**15. Find the magnetic field intensity when the flux density is 8 x 10 ^{-6} Tesla in the medium of air.**

a) 6.36

b) 3.66

c) 6.63

d) 3.36

Answer: a

Explanation: We how that, B = μH. To get H = B/μ, put B = 8 x 10

**16. If ∫ H.dL = 0, then which statement will be true?**

a) E = -Grad(V)

b) B = -Grad(D)

c) H = -Grad(Vm)

d) D = -Grad(A)

Answer: c

Explanation: The given condition shows that the magnetic field intensity will be the negative gradient of the magnetic vector potential.

**17. Find the magnetic flux density of the material with magnetic vector potential A = y i + z j + x k.**

a) i + j + k

b) –i – j – k

c) –i-j

d) –i-k

Answer: b

Explanation: The magnetic flux density is the curl of the magnetic vector potential. B = Curl(A). Thus Curl(A) = i(-1) – j(1) + k(-1) = -i – j – k. We get B = -i – j – k.

**18. Find the magnetic flux density when a flux of 28 units is enclosed in an area of 15cm.**

a) 178.33

b) 186.67

c) 192.67

d) 124.33

Answer: b

Explanation: The total flux is the product of the magnetic flux density and the area. Total flux = B x A. To get B, put flux/area. B = 28/0.15 = 186.67 units.

**19. Find the magnetic flux density B when E is given by 3sin y i + 4cos z j + ex k.**

a) ∫(4sin z i – ex j – 3cos y k)dt

b) -∫(4sin z i – ex j – 3cos y k)dt

c) ∫(4sin y i – ex j + 3cos y k)dt

d) -∫(4sin y i + ex j + 3cos y k)dt

Answer: b

Explanation: We know that Curl (E) = -dB/dt. The curl of E is (4sin z i – ex j – 3cos y k). To get B, integrate the -curl(E) with respect to time to get B = -∫(4sin z i – ex j – 3cos y k)dt.

**20. Find current density J when B = 50 x 10-6 units and area dS is 4 units.**

a) 9.94

b) 8.97

c) 7.92

d) 10.21

Answer: a

Explanation: To get H, H = B/μ = 50 x 10^{-6}/ 4π x 10^{-7} = 39.78 units. Also H = ∫ J.dS, where H = 39.78 and ∫ dS = 4. Thus J = 39.78/4 = 9.94 units.

**21. Find the electric force when the charge of 2C is subjected to an electric field of 6 units.**

a) 6

b) 3

c) 12

d) 24

Answer: c

Explanation: The electric force is given by F = qE, where q = 2C and E = 6 units. Thus we get F = 2 x 6 = 12 units.

**22. Find the magnetic force when a charge 3.5C with flux density of 4 units is having a velocity of 2m/s.**

a) 14

b) 28

c) 7

d) 32

Answer: b

Explanation: The magnetic force is given by F = q(v x B), where q = 3.5C, v = 2m/s and B = 4 units. Thus we get F = 3.5(2 x 4) = 28 units.

**23. Find the electric field when the velocity of the field is 12m/s and the flux density is 8.75 units.**

a) 510

b) 105

c) 150

d) 165

Answer: b

Explanation: The electric field intensity is the product of the velocity and the magnetic flux density ie, E = v x B = 12 x 8.75 = 105 units.

**24. Find the Lorentz force of a charge 2.5C having an electric field of 5 units and magnetic field of 7.25 units with a velocity 1.5m/s.**

a) 39.68

b) 68.39

c) 86.93

d) 93.68

Answer: a

Explanation: The Lorentz force is given by F = qE + q(v x B), it is the sum of electric and magnetic force. On substituting q = 2.5, E = 5, v = 1.5 and B = 7.25, F = 2.5(5) + 2.5(1.5 x 7.25) = 39.68 units.

**25. The force on a conductor of length 12cm having current 8A and flux density 3.75 units at an angle of 300 is**

a) 1.6

b) 2

c) 1.4

d) 1.8

Answer: d

Explanation: The force on a conductor is given by F = BIL sin θ, where B = 3.75, I = 8, L = 0.12 and θ = 300. We get F = 3.75 x 8 x 0.12 sin 30 = 1.8 units.

**26. The force per unit length of two conductors carrying equal currents of 5A separated by a distance of 20cm in air(in 10 ^{-6} order)**

a) 25

b) 35

c) 40

d) 50

Answer: a

Explanation: The force per unit length of two conductors is given by

F = μ I1xI2/2πD, where I1 = I2 = 5 and D = 0.2. Thus F = 4π x 10

**27. When currents are moving in the same direction in two conductors, then the force will be**

a) Attractive

b) Repulsive

c) Retracting

d) Opposing

Answer: a

Explanation: When two conductors are having currents moving in the same direction then the forces of the two conductors will be moving towards each other or attractive.

**28. Find the flux density due to a conductor of length 6m and carrying a current of 3A(in 10 ^{-7} order)**

a) 1

b) 10

c) 100

d) 0.1

Answer: a

Explanation: The flux density is B = μH, where H = I/2πR. Put I = 3 and R = 6, we get B = 4π x 10

**29. Find the maximum force of the conductor having length 60cm, current 2.75A and flux density of 9 units.**

a) 14.85

b) 18.54

c) 84.25

d) 7.256

Answer: a

Explanation: The force on a conductor is given by F = BIL sin θ, where B = 3.75, I = 8, L = 0.12 and θ = 90 for maximum force. We get F

= BIL= 9 x 2.75 x 0.6 sin 90 = 14.85 units.

**30. The magnetic force impacts the energy of the field. State True/false.**

a) True

b) False

Answer: a

Explanation: The magnetic force depends on the flux density of a material and the flux density is in turn dependent on the energy of the material. It can be shown that F = q(v x B) and E = 0.5 x B^{2}/μ. It is clear that B and F are related.

**31. The magnetic moment of a field with current 12A and area 1.6 units is**

a) 19.2

b) 12.9

c) 21.9

d) 91.2

Answer: a

Explanation: The magnetic moment is the product of current and the area of the conductor. It is given by M = IA, where I = 12 and A = 1.6.Thus we get, M = 12 x 1.6 = 19.2 units.

**32. Find the torque of a loop with magnetic moment 12.5 and magnetic flux density 7.65 units is**

a) 95.625

b) 65.925

c) 56.525

d) 65.235

Answer: a

Explanation: The torque is defined as the product of the magnetic moment and the magnetic flux density given by T = MB, where M = 12.5 and B = 7.65. Thus we get T = 12.5 x 7.65 = 95.625 units.

**33. The magnetization is defined by the ratio of**

a) Magnetic moment to area

b) Magnetic moment to volume

c) Magnetic flux density to area

d) Magnetic flux density to volume

Answer: b

Explanation: The magnetization refers to the amount of dipole formation in a given volume when it is subjected to a magnetic field. It is given by the ratio of the magnetic moment to the volume. Thus Pm = M/V.

**34. Find the orbital dipole moment in a field of dipoles of radius 20cm and angular velocity of 2m/s(in 10 ^{-22} order)**

a) 64

b) 76

c) 54

d) 78

Answer: a

Explanation: The orbital dipole moment is given by M = 0.5 x eVangx r

**35. Find the orbital angular moment of a dipole with angular velocity of 1.6m/s and radius 35cm(in 10-31 order)**

a) 1.78

b) 8.71

c) 7.18

d) 2.43

Answer: a

Explanation: The orbital angular moment is given by Ma = m x Vangx r^{2},where m = 9.1 x 10^{-31}, Vang = 1.6 and r = 0.35. On substituting, we get, Ma = 9.1 x 10^{-31} x 1.6 x 0.35^{2} = 1.78 x 10^{-31} units.

**36. The ratio of the orbital dipole moment to the orbital angular moment is given by**

a) e/m

b) –e/m

c) e/2m

d) –e/2m

Answer: d

Explanation: The orbital dipole moment is given by M = 0.5 x eVangx r^{2} and the orbital angular moment is given by Ma = m x Vangx r^{2}. Their ratio M/Ma is given by –e/2m, the negative sign indicates the charge of electron.

**37. Calculate the Larmer angular frequency for a magnetic flux density of 12.34 x 10 ^{-10}.**

a) 108.36

b) 810.63

c) 368.81

d) 183.36

Answer: a

Explanation: The Larmer angular frequency is the product of magnitude of the ratio of orbital dipole moment to orbital angular moment and the magnetic flux density. It is given by fL = B e/2m, where is the charge of electron and m is the mass of the electron. On substituting, we get fL = 12.34 x 10

**38. The Bohr magneton is given by**

a) eh/2m

b) eh/2πm

c) eh/4m

d) eh/4πm

Answer: d

Explanation: In atomic physics, the Bohr magneton (symbol μB) is a physical constant and the natural unit for expressing the magnetic moment of an electron caused by either its orbital or spin angular momentum. It is given by eh/4πm, where h is the Planck’s constant, e is the charge of the electron and m is the mass of the electron.

**39. Find the magnetization of the field which has a magnetic moment 16 units in a volume of 1.2 units.**

a) 16.67

b) 13.33

c) 15.56

d) 18.87

Answer: b

Explanation: The magnetization is the ratio of the magnetic moment to the volume. Thus M = m/v, where m = 16 and v = 1.2. We get M = 16/1.2 = 13.33 units.

**40. Which of the following is true regarding magnetic lines of force?**

a) Real

b) Imaginary

c) Does not exist

d) Parallel to field

Answer: b

Explanation: Magnetic Lines of Force is a an imaginary line representing the direction of magnetic field such that the tangent at any point is the direction of the field vector at that point.

**41. Find the Lorentz force due to a conductor of length 2m carrying a current of 1.5A and magnetic flux density of 12 units.**

a) 24

b) 36

c) 32

d) 45

Answer: b

Explanation: The Lorentz is given by the product of the current, differential length and the magnetic flux density. Put B = 12, I = 1.5 and L = 2, thus we get F = BIL = 12 x 1.5 x 2 = 36 units.

**42. Calculate the flux density due to a circular conductor of radius 100nm and current 5A in air.**

a) 10

b) 100

c) 0.1

d) 1

Answer: a

Explanation: The field intensity of this conductor is I/2πR and since B = μH, the flux density will be B = μI/2πR. Put I = 5 and R = 100 x 10^{-9}, thus we get B = 4π x 10^{-7}x 5/(2π x 100 x 10^{-9}) = 10 units.

**43. The torque expression of a current carrying conductor is**

a) T = BIA cos θ

b) T = BA cos θ

c) T = BIA sin θ

d) T = BA sin θ

Answer: c

Explanation: The torque is given by the product of the flux density, magnetic moment IA and the sine angle of the conductor held by the field. This gives T = BIA sin θ.

**44. Find the current in a dipole with a moment of 16 units and area of 9 units.**

a) 1.78

b) 2.78

c) 1.87

d) 2.34

Answer: a

Explanation: The dipole moment is given by M = IA. To get I, put M = 16 and A = 9, we get I = M/A = 16/9 = 1.78 units.

**45. The expression for magnetization is given by(I-current, A-area, V-volume)**

a) M = IAV

b) M = IA/V

c) M = V/IA

d) M = 1/IAV

Answer: b

Explanation: The magnetization is defined as the magnetic moment per unit volume and the magnetic moment is IA. Thus M = IA/V is the expression.

**46. Find the permeability of a medium whose susceptibility is 100.**

a) -100

b) 99

c) -99

d) 101

Answer: d

Explanation: The susceptibility is given by χ_{m} = μ_{r}-1. To get permeability, μr = χm + 1 = 100 + 1 = 101 units.

**47. Calculate the magnetization of a material with susceptibility of 50 and field intensity of 0.25 units.**

a) 12.5

b) 25

c) 75

d) 37.5

Answer: a

Explanation: The magnetization is the product of the susceptibility and the field intensity given by M = χ_{m}H. Put χm = 50 and H = 0.25, then M = 50 x 0.25 = 12.5 units.

**48. Very small and positive susceptibility is found in**

a) Ferromagnetic

b) Diamagnetic

c) Paramagnetic

d) Antiferromagnetic

Answer: c

Explanation: Paramagnetic materials are characterized by a small and positive susceptibility. The susceptibility and the temperature are directly related.

**49. Which of the following materials is ferrimagnetic?**

a) Fe

b) Sn

c) Fe_{2}O_{3}

d) FeCl

Answer: c

Explanation: Fe is iron and a ferromagnetic material. Sn and FeCl are not magnetic materials. The oxides of iron like ferric oxide Fe_{2}O_{3} is said to be a ferrimagnetic material.

**50. Identify the diamagnetic material.**

a) Silicon

b) Germanium

c) Silver

d) Cobalt

Answer: b

Explanation: The diamagnetic materials are characterised by very small or negative susceptibility. Also the susceptibility is independent of the temperature. The material having these properties is germanium from the given options. Metals like gold and atoms with closed shells are also diamagnetic.

**51. Find the correct relation between current density and magnetization.**

a) J = Grad(M)

b) J = Div(M)

c) J = Curl(M)

d) M = Curl(J)

Answer: c

Explanation: The curl of the magnetization gives the magnetic field intensity theoretically. From Maxwell equation, we can correlate that with the current density (Ampere law)

**52. The tangential component of the magnetic field intensity is continuous at the boundary of separation of two media. State True/False.**

a) True

b) False

Answer: a

Explanation: For two medium of separation, the tangential component of the magnetic field intensity will be continuous. This is analogous to the fact that the tangential component of the electric field intensity is continuous at the boundary.

**53. In air, the tangential component of flux density is continuous at the boundary. State True/False.**

a) True

b) False

Answer: a

Explanation: Since the tangential component of the magnetic field intensity will be continuous and B = μH, in air, the tangential component of the flux density will also be continuous.

**54. The flux density of medium 1 has a normal component of 2.4 units, then the normal component of the flux density in the medium 2 will be**

a) 1.2

b) 4.8

c) 2.4

d) 0

Answer: c

Explanation: Unlike the electric fields, the magnetic flux density has normal component same in both the mediums. This gives Bn1 = Bn2.

**55. The normal component of magnetic field intensity at the boundary of separation of the medium will be**

a) Same

b) Different

c) Negative

d) Inverse

Answer: a

Explanation: The normal component and tangential components of the magnetic flux density will be same. This holds good for any medium.

**56. The line integral of the magnetic field intensity is the**

a) Current density

b) Current

c) Magnetic flux density

d) Magnetic moment

Answer: b

Explanation: The line integral of the magnetic field intensity is given by ∫H.dl. This is same as the current component. From this relation, the Ampere law can be deduced.

**57. Find the magnetization of the material with susceptibility of 6 units and magnetic field intensity of 13 units.**

a) 2.16

b) 6.2

c) 78

d) 1.3

Answer: c

Explanation: The magnetization is the product of the susceptibility and the magnetic field intensity. Thus M = 6 x 13 = 78 units.

**58. Find the ratio of permeability of the two media when the wave is incident on the boundary at 45 degree and reflected by the boundary at 60 degree.**

a) 1:1

b) √3:1

c) 1:√3

d) 1:√2

Answer: c

Explanation: From the magnetic boundary conditions, the ratio of permeability μ1/μ2 = tan θ1/tan θ2 and θ1 = 45, θ2 = 60. Thus we get μ1/μ2 = 1/√3. The ratio will be 1:√3.

**59. Find the magnetic moment of a material with magnetization 5 units in a volume of 35 units.**

a) 7

b) 1/7

c) 15

d) 175

Answer: d

Explanation: The magnetization is the ratio of the magnetic moment and the volume. To get moment, put M = 5 and V = 35, thus moment will be 5 x 35 = 175 units.

**60. A boundary of separation between two magnetic materials is identified by which factor?**

a) Change in the permeability

b) Change in permittivity

c) Change in magnetization

d) Conduction

Answer: a

Explanation: Two materials are differentiated by their permeability in case of magnetic and permittivity in case of electric. Thus at the boundary of separation, change in permeability is identified for magnetic materials.

**61. The point form of Ampere law is given by**

a) Curl(B) = I

b) Curl(D) = J

c) Curl(V) = I

d) Curl(H) = J

Answer: d

Explanation: Ampere law states that the line integral of H about any closed path is exactly equal to the direct current enclosed by that path. ∫ H.dl = I The point form will be Curl (H) = J.

**62. The Ampere law is based on which theorem?**

a) Green’s theorem

b) Gauss divergence theorem

c) Stoke’s theorem

d) Maxwell theorem

Answer: c

Explanation: The proof of the Ampere’s circuital law is obtained from Stoke’s theorem for H and J only.

**63. Electric field will be maximum outside the conductor and magnetic field will be maximum inside the conductor. State True/False.**

a) True

b) False

Answer: a

Explanation: At the conductor-free space boundary, electric field will be maximum and magnetic field will be minimum. This implies electric field is zero inside the conductor and increases as the radius increases and the magnetic field is zero outside the conductor and decreases as it approaches the conductor.

**64. Find the magnetic flux density of a finite length conductor of radius 12cm and current 3A in air( in 10 ^{-6} order)**

a) 4

b) 5

c) 6

d) 7

Answer: b

Explanation: The magnetic field intensity is given by H = I/2πr, where I = 3A and r = 0.12. The magnetic flux density in air B = μ H, where μ = 4π x 10

**65. Calculate the magnetic field intensity due to a toroid of turns 50, current 2A and radius 159mm.**

a) 50

b) 75

c) 100

d) 200

Answer: c

Explanation: The magnetic field intensity is given by H = NI/2πrm, where N = 50, I = 2A and rm = 1/2π. Thus H = 50 x 2/2π x 0.159 = 100 units.

**66. Find the magnetic field intensity due to an infinite sheet of current 5A and charge density of 12j units in the positive y direction and the z component is above the sheet.**

a) -6

b) 12k

c) 60

d) 6

Answer: d

Explanation: The magnetic field intensity when the normal component is above the sheet is Hx = 0.5 K, where K = 12. Thus we get H = 0.5 x 12 = 6 units.

**67. Find the magnetic field intensity due to an infinite sheet of current 5A and charge density of 12j units in the positive y direction and the z component is below the sheet.**

a) 6

b) 0

c) -6

d) 60k

Answer: c

Explanation: The magnetic intensity when the normal component is below the sheet is Hy = -0.5 K, where K = 12.Thus we get H = -0.5 x 12 = -6 units.

**68. Find the current density on the conductor surface when a magnetic field H = 3cos x i + zcos x j A/m, for z>0 and zero, otherwise is applied to a perfectly conducting surface in xy plane.**

a) cos x i

b) –cos x i

c) cos x j

d) –cos x j

Answer: b

Explanation: By Ampere law, Curl (H) = J. The curl of H will be i(-cos x) – j(0) + k(-z sin x) = -cos x i – zsin x k. In the xy plane, z = 0. Thus Curl(H) = J = -cos x i.

**69. When the rotational path of the magnetic field intensity is zero, then the current in the path will be**

a) 1

b) 0

c) ∞

d) 0.5

Answer: b

Explanation: By Ampere law, Curl(H) = J. The rotational path of H is zero, implies the curl of H is zero. This shows the current density J is also zero. The current is the product of the current density and area, which is also zero.

**70. Find the magnetic field intensity when the current density is 0.5 units for an area up to 20 units.**

a) 10

b) 5

c) 20

d) 40

Answer: a

Explanation: We know that ∫ H.dl = I. By Stoke’s law, we can write Curl(H) = J. In integral form, H = ∫ J.ds, where J = 0.5 and ds is defined by 20 units. Thus H = 0.5 x 20 = 10 units.

**1. For time varying currents, the field or waves will be**

a) Electrostatic

b) Magneto static

c) Electromagnetic

d) Electrical

Answer: c

Explanation: For stationary charges, the field is electrostatic. For steady currents, the field is magneto static. But for time varying currents, the field or waves will be electromagnetic.

**2. According to Faraday’s law, EMF stands for**

a) Electromagnetic field

b) Electromagnetic force

c) Electromagnetic friction

d) Electromotive force

Answer: d

Explanation: The force in any closed circuit due to the change in the flux linkage of the circuit is called as electromotive force EMF. This phenomenon is called as Faraday’s law.

**3. Calculate the emf when the flux is given by 3sin t + 5cos t**

a) 3cos t – 5sin t

b) -3cos t + 5sin t

c) -3sin t – 5cos t

d) 3cos t + 5sin t

Answer: b

Explanation: The electromotive force is given by Vemf = -dλ/dt. Thus Vemf = -dλ/dt = -(3cos t – 5sin t) = -3cos t + 5sin t.

**4. The induced voltage will oppose the flux producing it. State True/False.**

a) True

b) False

Answer: a

Explanation: According to Lenz law, the induced voltage acts in such a way that it opposes the flux producing it. This is indicated by a negative sign.

**5. Calculate the emf when a coil of 100 turns is subjected to a flux rate of 0.3 tesla/sec.**

a) 3

b) 30

c) -30

d) -300

Answer: c

Explanation: The induced emf is given by Vemf = -dλ/dt = -Ndψ/dt. Thus emf will be -100 x 0.3 = -30 units.

**6. Find the displacement current when the flux density is given by t ^{3} at 2 seconds.**

a) 3

b) 6

c) 12

d) 27

Answer: c

Explanation: The displacement current is given by Jd = dD/dt. Thus Jd = 3t

**7. Find the force due to a current element of length 2cm and flux density of 12 tesla. The current through the element will be 5A.**

a) 1 N

b) 1.2 N

c) 1.4 N

d) 1.6 N

Answer: b

Explanation: The force due to a current element is given by F = BI x L. Thus F = 12 x 5 x 0.02 = 1.2 units.

**8. Which of the following statements is true?**

a) E is the cross product of v and B

b) B is the cross product of v and E

c) E is the dot product of v and B

d) B is the dot product of v and E

Answer: a

Explanation: The electric field is the cross product of the velocity and the magnetic field intensity. This is given by Lorentz equation.

**9. The time varying electric field E is conservative. State True/False.**

a) True

b) False

Answer: b

Explanation: The time varying electric field E(t) is not a closed path. Thus the curl will be non-zero. This implies E(t) is not conservative and the statement is false.

**10. When the conduction current density and displacement current density are same, the dissipation factor will be**

a) Zero

b) Minimum

c) Maximum

d) Unity

Answer: d

Explanation: Dissipation factor refers to the tangent of loss angle. It is the ratio of conduction current density to displacement current density. When both are same, the loss tangent or the dissipation factor will be unity.

**11. On what factors does the skin effect depend upon?**

a. Cross section of the conductors.

b. Supply frequency.

c. Permeability of the conductor.

d. All of these.

ANSWER: d. All of these.

**12. What are the line constants in a transmission line?**

a. Resistance and series conductance only.

b. Series and shunt conductance.

c. Resistance, inductance and capacitance.

d. Resistance, inductance, capacitance and shunt conductance.

ANSWER: d. Resistance, inductance, capacitance and shunt conductance.

**13. What is the cause of skin effect?**

a. Supply frequency.

b. Self inductance of conductor.

c. High sensitive material in the centre.

d. Both (a) and (b)

ANSWER: d. Both (a) and (b)

**14. The conductor carries more current on the surface in comparison to its core. What is this phenomenon called?**

a. Corona

b. Ferranti effect.

c. Skin effect.

d. Proximity effect.

ANSWER: c. Skin effect.

**15. By using which conductor is the skin effect reduced?**

a. Bundled conductors.

b. Stranded conductors.

c. Hollow conductors.

d. Solid conductors.

ANSWER: b. Stranded conductors.

**16. In which of the transmission systems is the skin effect observed?**

a. Cable carrying dc current.

b. DC transmission line only.

c. AC transmission line only.

d. DC as well as AC transmission lines.

ANSWER: c. AC transmission line only.

**17. Skin effect in a conductor is proportional to**

a. (Diameter of conductor)^{1/2}

b. Diameter of conductor.

c. (Diameter of conductor)^{2}

d. (Diameter of conductor)^{4}

ANSWER: c. (Diameter of conductor)^{2}

**18. Skin effect is negligible for what supply frequency and for what diameter?**

a. < 50 Hz and < 1 cm.

b. < 50 Hz and > 1 cm.

c. > 50 Hz and < 1 cm.

d. > 50 Hz and > 1 cm.

ANSWER: a. < 50 Hz and < 1 cm.

**19. The skin effect is a phenomenon observed in**

a) Insulators

b) Dielectrics

c) Conductors

d) Semiconductors

View Answer

Answer: c

Explanation: The skin of the conductor allows a certain amount of electromagnetic power to pass through it. This phenomenon is called the skin effect. This is the reason why, electromagnetic waves cannot travel inside a conductor.

**20. The skin depth is measured in**

a) Meter

b) Millimetre

c) Centimetre

d) Micrometer

Answer: d

Explanation: The depth to which the electromagnetic waves pass through the conductor is very small. It is measured in μm.

**21. The skin depth is calculated from the amplitude of the wave. State true/false**

a) True

b) False

Answer: a

Explanation: The skin depth is the measure of the depth to which the amplitude of an EM wave will reduce to 36.8% of its initial value. Thus it can be calculated if the initial amplitude is known.

**21. The attenuation constant is 0.5 units. The skin depth will be**

a) 0.5

b) 0.25

c) 2

d) 4

Answer: c

Explanation: The skin depth is the reciprocal of the attenuation constant. Thus δ = 1/α. On substituting for α = 0.5, we get δ = 1/0.5 = 2 units.

**22. Calculate the skin depth of a conductor, having a conductivity of 200 units. The wave frequency is 10 GHz in air.**

a) 355.8

b) 3.558

c) 35.58

d) 0.3558

Answer: a

Explanation: The skin depth is calculated by δ = 1/√(πfμσ), where f is the frequency, μ is the permeability and σ is the conductivity. For the given data, f = 10 x 10^{9}, μ = 4π x 10^{-7} in air and σ = 200, we get δ = 355.8 μm.

**23. The effective skin resistance of a material with conductivity 120 and skin depth of 2μm is**

a) 4.16 kilo ohm

b) 4.16 mega ohm

c) 41.6 kilo ohm

d) 41.6 mega ohm

Answer: a

Explanation: The effective skin resistance is given by R_{s} = 1/δσ, where δ is the skin depth and σ is the conductivity. For the given data, δ = 2 x 10^{-6} and σ = 120, we get Rs = 1/(120x2x10^{-6}) = 4.16 kilo ohm.

**24. The skin depth is used to find which parameter?**

a) DC resistance

b) AC resistance

c) Permittivity

d) Potential

Answer: b

Explanation: Since the skin depth varies for different frequencies, it can be used to calculate the varying AC resistance for a material.

**25. The relation between the skin depth and frequency is given by**

a) Skin depth α f

b) Skin depth α 1/f

c) Skin depth α √f

d) Skin depth α 1/√f

Answer: d

Explanation: The skin depth is given by δ = 1/√(πfμσ). Thus the relation between the skin depth and the frequency is, Skin depth α 1/√f.

**26. A perfect dielectric acts as a**

a) Perfect transmitter

b) Perfect reflector

c) Bad transmitter

d) Bad reflector

Answer: a

Explanation: A perfect dielectric acts as a perfect transmitter. In other words, a wave incident on a perfect dielectric will transmit completely through it.

**27. A perfect conductor acts as a**

a) Perfect transmitter

b) Perfect reflector

c) Bad transmitter

d) Bad reflector

Answer: b

Explanation: A perfect conductor acts as a perfect reflector. In other words, a wave incident on a perfect conductor will be totally reflected back into the same medium. There will be no skin effect.

**28. The resultant electric field of two components in the x and y direction having amplitudes 6 and 8 respectively is**

a) 100

b) 36

c) 64

d) 10

Answer: d

Explanation: The resultant electric field of two components is given by E = √(Ex^{2} + Ey^{2}). For the given data, the electric field will be E = √(6^{2}+8^{2}) = 10 units.

**29. The skin depth of the wave having a frequency of 3MHz and a velocity of 12 m/s is**

a) 2

b) 3

c) 4

d) 6

Answer: c

Explanation: The velocity of a wave is the product of the frequency and the skin depth. Thus v = f.δ. To get δ, put v = 12 and f = 3MHz, we get δ = 12/(3×10^{6}) = 4 μm.

**30. Unit of Poynting Vector is _____________**

a) Watt

b) Watt/s

c) Watt/m

d) Watt/m^{2}

Answer: d

Explanation: Poynting Vector represents the energy moving out per unit area per unit time. Thus, it’s unit is W/m^{2}. It is a vector quantity.

**31. The energy transported by the fields per unit time per unit are is called __________**

a) Poynting Energy

b) Electro-magnetic energy

c) Poynting vector

d) Flux density

Answer: c

Explanation: The work done on the charges by an electromagnetic field is equal to the decrease in energy stored in the field less the energy that flowed out through the surface. This energy, that is transported by the fields, per unit are per unit time is called Poynting vector.

**32. The direction of Poynting vector is perpendicular to the direction of propagation of wave.**

a) True

b) False

Answer: b

Explanation: The Poynting vector is proportional to the cross product of Electric and magnetic field, E X B. Therefore, its direction is perpendicular to Electric and Magnetic waves, i.e., in the direction of propagation of wave.

**33. According to the Poynting theorem, the energy flow per unit time out of any closed surface is ___________**

a) Integral of S over the length of the surface

b) Integral of S over the are of the surface

c) Differential of S over the length of the surface

d) Differential of S over the are of the surface

Answer: b

Explanation: According to the pointing theorem, the energy flow per unit time out of any closed surface is the integral of S over the surface i.e., P = ∫S.da.

**34. The correct expression for the Poynting vector is __________**

a) **S = E X B**

b) **S = E X B**/2

c) **S = E X B**/μ_{o}

d) **S = E X B**/2μ_{o}

Answer: c

Explanation: Poynting vector can be defined as the rate at which the energy is carried out of the volume across the bounding surface. It is always in the direction of the propagation of wave, as it is perpendicular to both electric and magnetic field.

**35. In free space, E(z,t) = 10 ^{3}sin(ωt – βz) y^. Obtain H(z,t).**

a) 1.23 sin (ωt – βz) (-y^)

b) 1.23 sin(ωt – βz) (-x^)

c) 2.65 sin (ωt – βz) (-y^)

d) 2.65 sin(ωt – βz) (-x^)

Answer: d

Explanation: In the following case, the wave is propagating in z direction. Therefore, direction of

We know,

Also we know, ∣E∣/∣H∣ = 376.6

Therefore, ∣H∣ = 10

∣H∣ = 2.65

Hence,

**36. Earth receives 2 cal/min/cm ^{2} of solar energy. What is the value of \mid H\mid?**

a) 1.98 A/m

b) 2.45 A/m

c) 3.75 A/m

d) 4.13 A/m

Answer: a

Explanation: We know, S = E X H. Here E and H would be in perpendicular direction.

Therefore, S = ∣E∣∣H∣

Now, given S = 2 cal/min/cm

= 1400 J/sm

We know, ∣E∣/∣H∣ = 376.6

Therefore, ∣E∣=376.6∣H∣

Hence, 1400 = 376.6 ∣H∣2

∣H∣2= 3.71

∣H∣ = 1.98 A/m.

**37. In an electromagnetic wave, the electric field of amplitude 4 V/m is oscillating. The Energy density of the wave is ___________**

a) 1.41 X 10^{-10} J/m^{3}

b) 2.41 X 10^{-10} J/m^{3}

c) 3.41 X 10^{-10} J/m^{3}

d) 4.41 X 10^{-10} J/m^{3}

Answer: a

Explanation: We know, Energy density = ε E^{2}

Here, E_{max} = 4 V/m and ε = 8.85 X 10^{-12} C^{2}/Nm^{2}

Therefore, Energy Density = 8.85 X 10^{-12} X 4 X 4

= 1.41 X 10^{-10} J/m^{3}.

**38. The amplitude of the electric field in a parallel beam of light of intensity 3 W/m ^{2} is __________**

a) 23.4 N/C

b) 34.5 N/C

c) 47.53 N/C

d) 51.45 N/C

Answer: c

Explanation: We know, Intensity, I = εE

Now, E

Here, I = 3 W/m

We get, E

**39. What will be the direction of Poynting vector?**

a) x direction

b) y direction

c) z direction

d) -z direction

Answer: d

Explanation: As we can see, the electric field is in +ve Y direction while the magnetic field is in the +ve X direction. Also, S = E X B/μ. Hence, S is in the negative Z direction.

**40. Poynting vector gives the energy flow per unit area per unit time through a cross-sectional area along the direction of propagation of the wave.**

a) True

b) False

Answer: b

Explanation: The Poynting vector is in the direction of the propagation of the wave. However, the cross-sectional area through which the energy is flowing out is perpendicular to the direction of propagation of wave.

**41. The magnitude of average value of S at a point is called as __________**

a) Amplitude of radiation

b) Frequency of radiation

c) Intensity of radiation

d) Momentum flow

Answer: c

Explanation: As the frequencies of electromagnetic waves are very high, the time variation of the Poynting vector is so rapid that we have to deal with the average value. The magnitude of average value of S at a point is called the intensity of the radiation at that point.

**42. The radiation pressure is given by __________**

a) S

b) S_{av}

c) S/c

d) S_{av}/c

Answer: d

Explanation: The momentum is transferred per unit surface area per unit time. This momentum transfer is responsible for radiation pressure which is given by S_{av}/c.

**43. For time varying currents, the field or waves will be**

a) Electrostatic

b) Magneto static

c) Electromagnetic

d) Electrical

Answer: c

Explanation: For stationary charges, the field is electrostatic. For steady currents, the field is magneto static. But for time varying currents, the field or waves will be electromagnetic.

**44. According to Faraday’s law, EMF stands for**

a) Electromagnetic field

b) Electromagnetic force

c) Electromagnetic friction

d) Electromotive force

Answer: d

Explanation: The force in any closed circuit due to the change in the flux linkage of the circuit is called as electromotive force EMF. This phenomenon is called as Faraday’s law.

**45. Calculate the emf when the flux is given by 3sin t + 5cos t**

a) 3cos t – 5sin t

b) -3cos t + 5sin t

c) -3sin t – 5cos t

d) 3cos t + 5sin t

Answer: b

Explanation: The electromotive force is given by Vemf = -dλ/dt. Thus Vemf = -dλ/dt = -(3cos t – 5sin t) = -3cos t + 5sin t.

**46. The induced voltage will oppose the flux producing it. State True/False.**

a) True

b) False

Answer: a

Explanation: According to Lenz law, the induced voltage acts in such a way that it opposes the flux producing it. This is indicated by a negative sign.

**47. Calculate the emf when a coil of 100 turns is subjected to a flux rate of 0.3 tesla/sec.**

a) 3

b) 30

c) -30

d) -300

Answer: c

Explanation: The induced emf is given by Vemf = -dλ/dt = -Ndψ/dt. Thus emf will be -100 x 0.3 = -30 units.

**48. Find the displacement current when the flux density is given by t ^{3} at 2 seconds.**

a) 3

b) 6

c) 12

d) 27

Answer: c

Explanation: The displacement current is given by Jd = dD/dt. Thus Jd = 3t

**49. Find the force due to a current element of length 2cm and flux density of 12 tesla. The current through the element will be 5A.**

a) 1 N

b) 1.2 N

c) 1.4 N

d) 1.6 N

Answer: b

Explanation: The force due to a current element is given by F = BI x L. Thus F = 12 x 5 x 0.02 = 1.2 units.

**50. Which of the following statements is true?**

a) E is the cross product of v and B

b) B is the cross product of v and E

c) E is the dot product of v and B

d) B is the dot product of v and E

Answer: a

Explanation: The electric field is the cross product of the velocity and the magnetic field intensity. This is given by Lorentz equation.

**51. The time varying electric field E is conservative. State True/False.**

a) True

b) False

Answer: b

Explanation: The time varying electric field E(t) is not a closed path. Thus the curl will be non-zero. This implies E(t) is not conservative and the statement is false.

**52. When the conduction current density and displacement current density are same, the dissipation factor will be**

a) Zero

b) Minimum

c) Maximum

d) Unity

Answer: d

Explanation: Dissipation factor refers to the tangent of loss angle. It is the ratio of conduction current density to displacement current density. When both are same, the loss tangent or the dissipation factor will be unity.

**1. Which of the following parameters is not a primary parameter?**

a) Resistance

b) Attenuation constant

c) Capacitance

d) Conductance

Answer: b

Explanation: The primary parameters of a transmission line are the resistance, inductance, capacitance and conductance. The attenuation, phase and propagation constant are secondary parameters. Thus the odd one out is the attenuation constant.

**2. The networks in which the R, L, C parameters are individually concentrated or lumped at discrete points in the circuit are called**

a) Lumped

b) Distributed

c) Parallel

d) Paired

Answer: a

Explanation: The networks in which the R, L, C parameters are individually concentrated or lumped at discrete points in the circuit are called lumped networks. These networks can be identified definitely as representing a particular parameter. An example is the filters.

**3. The lines having R, L, C distributed along the circuit are called**

a) Lumped

b) Distributed

c) Parallel

d) Paired

Answer: b

Explanation: In distributed lines, the primary parameters are distributed along the circuit with each elemental length having its own values and the concentration of the individual parameters is not possible. An example is the transmission of power.

**4. Which primary parameter is uniformly distributed along the length of the conductor?**

a) G

b) C

c) L

d) R

Answer: d

Explanation: The resistance is a primary parameter that is uniformly distributed along the length of the conductor. It depends on the cross section area and the length of the conductor.

**5. The primary parameter that is associated with the magnetic flux linkage is**

a) R

b) L

c) C

d) G

Answer: b

Explanation: When the conductors carry current, the conductor will be surrounded and linked by magnetic flux. The flux linkages per ampere of current gives rise to the effect of inductance. It is denoted by L.

**6. The primary parameter that is associated with the electric charges is**

a) G

b) R

c) C

d) L

Answer: c

Explanation: Conductors separated by insulating dielectrics in order to store electric charges, gives rise to the capacitance effect. The capacitance is distributed in the whole conductor length.

**7. The leakage current in the transmission lines is referred to as the**

a) Resistance

b) Radiation

c) Conductance

d) Polarisation

Answer: c

Explanation: The dielectrics or insulators of the open wire line may not be perfect and a leakage current will flow. This leakage conductance exists between the conductors.

**8. Find the receiving impedance of a transmission line having a voltage of 24V and a conduction current of 1.2A is**

a) 25.2

b) 22.8

c) 28.8

d) 20

Answer: d

Explanation: By Ohm’s law, the impedance is the ratio of the voltage to the current. On substituting for V = 24 and I = 1.2, we get Z = V/I = 24/1.2 = 20 units.

**9. The characteristic impedance of a transmission line with impedance and admittance of 16 and 9 respectively is**

a) 25

b) 1.33

c) 7

d) 0.75

Answer: b

Explanation: The characteristic impedance is given by Zo = √(Z/Y), where Z is the impedance and Y is the admittance. On substituting for Z = 16 and Y = 9, we get the characteristic impedance as √(16/9) = 1.33 units.

**10. The propagation constant of a transmission line with impedance and admittance of 9 and 16 respectively is**

a) 25

b) 144

c) 12

d) 7

Answer: c

Explanation: The propagation constant is given by γ = √(ZY), where Z is given by 9 and Y is 16. On substituting the given values, the propagation constant will be γ = √(ZY) = √(9 x 16) = 12 units.

**11. Find the characteristic impedance expression in terms of the inductance and capacitance parameters.**

a) Zo = √(LC)

b) Zo = LC

c) Zo = √(L/C)

d) Zo = L/C

Answer: c

Explanation: The characteristic impedance is given by the square root of the ratio of the inductance to the capacitance. Thus Zo = √(L/C) is the required expression.

**12. When a transmission line has a load impedance same as that of the characteristic impedance, the line is said to be**

a) Parallel

b) Perpendicular

c) Polarized

d) Matched

Answer: d

Explanation: When a transmission line load impedance is same as that of the characteristic impedance, the line is said to be matched. In such cases, full transmission of power will occur, with minimal losses.

**13. The wavelength of a line with a phase constant of 6.28 units is**

a) 2

b) 1

c) 0.5

d) 3.14

Answer: b

Explanation: The wavelength and the phase constant are related by λ = 2π/β, where β is given as 6.28. On substituting for β, we get λ = 2π/6.28 = 1 unit.

**14. The wavelength of a wave with a frequency of 6 GHz in air is**

a) 50

b) 5

c) 0.5

d) 0.05

Answer: d

Explanation: The wavelength is given by the ratio of the velocity to the frequency of the wave. In air medium, the velocity can be assumed as the speed of light. On substituting for v and f, we get λ = v/f = 3×10^{8}/6×10^{9} = 0.05 units.

**15. The phase constant of a wave with a wavelength of 2 units is given by**

a) 2

b) 3.14

c) 6.28

d) 1

Answer: b

Explanation: The phase constant is given by β = 2π/λ. On substituting for λ = 2, we get β = 2π/2 = 3.14 units.

**16. The frequency of a wave travelling in a transmission line with velocity 4 x 108 and wavelength 3 units is**

a) 0.75 GHz

b) 0.133 GHz

c) 7.5 GHz

d) 1.33 GHz

Answer: b

Explanation: The frequency and wavelength relation is given by f = v/λ. On substituting for v and λ, we get f = 4 x 10^{8}/3 = 0.133 GHz.

**17. The velocity and phase constant relation is given by**

a) V = ω/β

b) V = ωβ

c) V = β/ω

d) Vωβ = 1

Answer: a

Explanation: The velocity of a wave is the ratio of the frequency in radian/second to the phase constant. It is given by V = ω/β.

**18. Find the phase constant of a wave travelling with a velocity of 1.2 x 108 and a frequency of 7.5 giga radian/sec**

a) 62.5

b) 26.5

c) 56.2

d) 52.6

Answer: a

Explanation: The phase constant is given by β = ω/v, from the definition of phase constant and velocity. On substituting for ω = 7.5 x 10^{9} and v = 1.2 x 10^{8}, we get the phase constant β = 7.5 x 10^{9}/1.2 x 10^{8} = 62.5 units.

**19. The electrical length in a transmission line refers to the**

a) Product of attenuation constant and length

b) Ratio of attenuation constant and length

c) Product of phase constant and length

d) Ratio of phase constant and length

Answer: a

Explanation: The electrical length in a transmission line refers to the product of the attenuation constant α and the length of the line l. It is given by αl.

**20. The unit of attenuation constant is**

a) Decibel

b) Bel

c) Neper

d) No unit

Answer: c

Explanation: Attenuation constant is the measure of the power loss of the wave during its transmission. It is expressed in terms of neper and 1 neper= 8.686 decibel/m.

**21. The attenuation constant causes phase distortion and the phase constant causes frequency distortion. State True/False.**

a) True

b) False

Answer: b

Explanation: There are always some distortions, even in the perfect transmission line. This is due to the variation of the secondary parameters. The attenuation constant causes the frequency distortion, whereas the phase constant causes the phase distortion.

**22. The propagation constant of a wave with attenuation and phase constant given by 2 and 3 respectively is**

a) 2 – 3j

b) 3 – 2j

c) 2 + 3j

d) 3 + 2j

Answer: c

Explanation: The propagation constant is given by γ = α + jβ. Given that α = 2 and β = 3. Thus we get the propagation constant as γ = 2 + 3j.

**23. The velocity of wave in the air medium is**

a) 1 x 10^{8}

b) 1.5 x 10^{8}

c) 3 x 10^{8}

d) 1 x 10^{9}

Answer: c

Explanation: The light is travelling at its fastest speed in air medium. Thus the velocity of a wave in the air medium is assumed to have the speed of light. It is given by c = 3 x 10^{8}.

**24. Identify the secondary parameter from the options given below.**

a) Resistance

b) Conductance

c) Phase constant

d) Capacitance

Answer: c

Explanation: Primary parameters are directly observed from the circuit characteristics. Secondary parameters are derived or calculated from the primary parameters. R, L, C, G are primary parameters, whereas α, β, γ, Zo are secondary parameters.

**25. Which of the following parameters does not exist in the transmission line equation?**

a) R

b) Zo

c) ZL

d) Propagation constant

Answer: a

Explanation: The transmission line equation consists of secondary parameters only, which are derived from the primary parameters. The propagation constant, load impedance and the characteristic impedance are related in the transmission line equation.

**26. For an infinite transmission line, the characteristic impedance is given by 50 ohm. Find the input impedance.**

a) 25

b) 100

c) 2500

d) 50

Answer: d

Explanation: From the transmission line equation, the infinite line will have an input impedance same as that of the characteristic impedance. Thus Zin = Zo for l->∞. This shows that the line will be matched. The input impedance for the given case is 50 ohm.

**27. The best transmission length for effective transmission of power is**

a) L = λ/4

b) L = λ/8

c) L = λ/2

d) L = ∞

Answer: b

Explanation: Maximum transmission of power will occur, when the transmission line is matched. This implies that the input and characteristic impedances are the same. This condition is possible for l = λ/8 and l = ∞. Since l = ∞ is not feasible, the best option is l = λ/8.

**28. When the length of the transmission line is same as that of the wavelength, then which condition holds good?**

a) Zin = Zo

b) Z = Zo

c) ZL = Zo

d) Zin = ZL

Answer: d

Explanation: When the transmission line has a length same as that of the wavelength of the wave propagating through it, the input impedance will be same as the load impedance. This is the case where the wave is not amplified. The transmission line acts as a buffer.

**29. The input impedance of a half wave transmission line with a load impedance of 12.5 ohm is**

a) 25

b) 50

c) 6.25

d) 12.5

Answer: d

Explanation: For a half wave transmission line L = λ/2, the input and the load impedances will be the same. Thus for the given data, the input impedance will be 12.5 ohm.

**30. The condition for a quarter wave transformer is**

a) Zo^{2} = Zin ZL

b) Zo = Zin ZL

c) ZL^{2} = Zin Zo

d) Zo = Zin

Answer: a

Explanation: The quarter wave transformer represents L = λ/4. In this case, the characteristic impedance is the geometric mean of the input and load impedances. Thus Zo^{2} = Zin ZL is the required condition.

**31. Find the characteristic impedance of a quarter wave with input and load impedances given by 50 and 25 respectively.**

a) 50

b) 25

c) 75

d) 35.35

Answer: d

Explanation: For a quarter line wave, the characteristic impedance is the geometric mean of input and load impedances. Thus Zo^{2} = Zin ZL. On substituting for Zin = 50 and ZL = 25, we get Zo^{2} = 50 x 25. The characteristic impedance will be 35.35 ohm.

**32. Find the load impedance in a quarter line transformer with characteristic impedance of 75 ohm and input impedance of 200 ohm.**

a) 28.125

b) 12.285

c) 52.185

d) 85.128

Answer: a

Explanation: For a quarter line wave, the characteristic impedance is the geometric mean of input and load impedances. Thus Zo^{2} = Zin ZL. On substituting for Zo = 75 and Zin = 200, we get ZL = Zo^{2}/Zin = 75^{2}/200 = 28.125 ohm.

**33. The reflection coefficient of a perfectly matched transmission line is**

a) 1

b) -1

c) 0

d) ∞

Answer: c

Explanation: In a perfectly matched line, maximum power transfer will occur. Losses will be minimal. This implies unity transmission coefficient and zero reflection coefficient.

**34. The purpose of the transmission line equation is to**

a) Find primary parameters

b) Find secondary parameters

c) Find the reflection cofficient

d) Impedance matching

Answer: d

Explanation: The transmission line equation is useful in finding the length of the line which gives maximum power transfer. Thus it is useful for impedance matching.

**35. The quarter wave transformer can be considered as a**

a) Impedance inverter

b) Impedance doubler

c) Impedance tripler

d) Impedance quadrupler

Answer: a

Explanation: A quarter wave transformer may be considered as an impedance inverter as it can transform a low impedance into a high impedance and vice-versa.

**36. Which transmission line is called as one to one transformer?**

a) L = λ

b) L = λ/2

c) L = λ/4

d) L = λ/8

Answer: b

Explanation: The half wave transformer line repeats its terminating impedance. In other words, when l = λ/2, Zin = ZL. Thus it is considered to be one to one transformer.

**37. The reflection coefficient of a wave with transmission coefficient 0.35 is**

a) 1.35

b) 0.65

c) 0.35

d) 0.7

Answer: b

Explanation: The reflection coefficient is the reverse of the transmission coefficient. Thus T + R = 1. On substituting for T = 0.35, the reflection coefficient R will be 1 – 0.35 = 0.65 (no unit).

**38. The incident wave amplitude is 24 units. Find the reflected wave amplitude if the reflection coefficient is 0.6.**

a) 14.4

b) 16.6

c) 13.3

d) 11.1

Answer: a

Explanation: The reflection coefficient is the ratio of the reflected amplitude to the incident amplitude. Thus R = Er/Ei. On substituting for Ei = 24 and R = 0.6, we get Er = R Ei = 0.6 X 24 = 14.4 units.

**39. Find the reflection coefficient of the wave passing through two media having intrinsic impedances of 4 and 9 respectively.**

a) 0.5

b) 1

c) 0.38

d) 0.1

Answer: c

Explanation: The reflection coefficient in terms of intrinsic impedances is given by R = η2 – η1/η2 + η1. On substituting for η1 = 4 and η2 = 9, we get R = 9 – 4/9 + 4 = 5/13 = 0.38.

**40. The reflection coefficient of a wave travelling through two media having permittivities 4 and 9 respectively is**

a) 0

b) 0.5

c) 0.25

d) 0.2

Answer: d

Explanation: The reflection coefficient in terms of permittivity is given by R = √ε2 – √ε1/√ε2 + √ε1. On substituting for ε1 = 4 and ε2 = 9, we get R = 3 – 2/3 + 2 = 1/5 = 0.2.

**41. Calculate the transmission coefficient, when the incident and transmitted amplitudes are 10 and 7 respectively.**

a) 17

b) 3

c) 10/7

d) 0.7

Answer: d

Explanation: The transmission coefficient is defined as the ratio of the transmitted amplitude to the incident amplitude. Thus T = Et/Ei. On substituting for Ei = 10 and Et = 7, we get T = 7/10 = 0.7.

**42. The transmission coefficient in a wave travelling through two media having intrinsic impedances of 5.5 and 1.33 is**

a) 0.389

b) 0.55

c) 0.133

d) 0.42

Answer: a

Explanation: The transmission coefficient is terms of the intrinsic impedance is given by T = 2η2/η1 + η2. On substituting for η1 = 5.5 and η2 = 1.33, we get T = 2 x 1.33/1.33 + 5.5 = 2.66/6.83 = 0.389.

**43. The transmission coefficient in a wave travelling through two media having permittivities 4 and 1 is**

a) 1/4

b) 3/2

c) 3/4

d) 2/3

Answer: d

Explanation: The transmission coefficient in terms of the permittivity is given by T= 2√ε2/√ε1 + √ε2. On substituting for ε1 = 4 and ε2 = 1, we get T= 2(1)/1 + 2 = 2/3.

**44. The reflection coefficient of a transmission line having characteristic and load impedances as 50 and 30 ohm respectively is**

a) 1/4

b) 1/8

c) 1/2

d) 3/4

Answer: a

Explanation: The reflection coefficient of a transmission line is given by, R = ZL – Zo/ZL + Zo, where ZL and Zo is the load and characteristic impedances respectively. On substituting ZL = 30 and Zo = 50, the reflection coefficient R = 50 – 30/50 + 30 = 20/80 = 1/4.

**45. In matched line, the transmission coefficient is**

a) 0

b) 1

c) -1

d) Infinity

Answer: b

Explanation: In matched line, the maximum power is transferred from transmitter to receiver. Such reflection coefficient will be zero and transmission coefficient is unity.

**46. Find the power reflected in a transmission line, when the reflection coefficient and input power are 0.45 and 18V respectively.**

a) 3.645

b) 6.453

c) 4.563

d) 5.463

Answer: a

Explanation: The ratio of the reflected to incident amplitudes gives the reflection. Similarly, the ratio of reflected to incident power gives square of the reflection coefficient. Thus Prefl = R^{2}Pinc. On substituting for R = 0.45 and Pinc = 18, we get Prefl = 0.45^{2} x 18 = 3.645 units.

**47. The transmitted power in a transmission line, when the reflection coefficient and the incident power are 0.6 and 24V respectively, is**

a) 15.36

b) 51.63

c) 15.63

d) 51.36

Answer: a

Explanation: The transmitted power in terms of the reflection coefficient and the incident power is Ptr = (1-R^{2})Pinc, where R = 0.6 and Pinc = 24, from the given data. Thus Ptr = (1- 0.6^{2}) x 24 = 15.36 units.

**48. The reflection coefficient of a short circuit transmission line is -1. State True/False.**

a) True

b) False

Answer: a

Explanation: For a short circuit line, the losses are maximum due to heavy current flow. This leads to less transmission and more attenuation. Thus the reflection coefficient is negative. R = -1 for short circuit lines.

**49. Standing waves occurs due to**

a) Impedance match

b) Impedance mismatch

c) Reflection

d) Transmission

Answer: b

Explanation: Impedance mismatches result in standing waves along the transmission line. It shows the variation of the wave amplitudes due to mismatching.

**50. Standing wave ratio is defined as the**

a) Ratio of voltage maxima to voltage minima

b) Ratio of current maxima to current minima

c) Product of voltage maxima and voltage minima

d) Product of current maxima and current minima

Answer: a

Explanation: SWR is defined as the ratio of the partial standing wave’s amplitude at an antinode (maximum) to the amplitude at a node (minimum) along the line. It is given by S = V_{MAX}/V_{MIN}.

**51. Given that the reflection coefficient is 0.6. Find the SWR.**

a) 2

b) 4

c) 6

d) 8

Answer: b

Explanation: The relation between reflection coefficient and SWR is given by S = 1 + R/1 – R. On substituting for R = 0.6, we get S = 1 + 0.6/1 – 0.6 = 1.6/0.4 = 4.

**52. The maxima and minima voltage of the standing wave are 6 and 2 respectively. The standing wave ratio is**

a) 2

b) 3

c) 1/2

d) 4

Answer: b

Explanation: The ratio of voltage maxima to voltage minima is given by the standing wave ratio SWR. Thus S = V_{MAX}/V_{MIN}. On substituting the given data, we get S = 6/2 = 3.

**53. Find the standing wave ratio, when a load impedance of 250 ohm is connected to a 75 ohm line.**

a) 0.3

b) 75

c) 250

d) 3.33

Answer: d

Explanation: The standing wave ratio is the ratio of the load impedance to the characteristic impedance. Thus S = ZL/Zo. On substituting for ZL = 250 and Zo = 75, we get S = 250/75 = 3.33.

**54. Find the reflection coefficient of the wave with SWR of 3.5.**

a) 0.55

b) 0.23

c) 0.48

d) 0.68

Answer: a

Explanation: The reflection coefficient in terms of the SWR is given by R = S – 1/S + 1. On substituting for S = 3.5, we get 3.5 – 1/3.5 + 1 = 0.55.

**55. The range of the standing wave ratio is**

a) 0 < S < 1

b) -1 < S < 1

c) 1 < S < ∞

d) 0 < S < ∞

Answer: c

Explanation: The standing wave ratio is given by S = 1 – R/1 + R. Thus the minimum value of S is 1. It can extend upto infinity for long lines. Thus the range is 1 < S < ∞.

**56. For matched line, the standing wave ratio will be**

a) 0

b) ∞

c) -1

d) 1

Answer: d

Explanation: In a matched line, maximum transmission occurs. The reflection will be zero. The standing wave ratio S = 1 – R/1 + R. For R = 0, the SWR is unity for matched line.

**57. The maximum impedance of a 50 ohm transmission line with SWR of 3 is**

a) 50/3

b) 3/50

c) 150

d) 450

Answer: c

Explanation: The maximum impedance is given by the product of the characteristic impedance and the SWR. Thus Z_{max} = S Zo. On substituting for S = 3 and Zo = 50, we get Z_{MAX} = 3 X 50 = 150 units.

**58. The minimum impedance of a 75 ohm transmission line with a SWR of 2.5 is**

a) 100

b) 50

c) 25

d) 30

Answer: d

Explanation: The minimum impedance in terms of SWR is given by Z_{MIN} = Zo/S. Substituting the given data for S = 2.5 and Zo = 75, we get Z_{min} = 75/2.5 = 30.

**59. The standing wave ratio of short circuited and open circuited lines will be**

a) 0

b) 1

c) -1

d) ∞

Answer: d

Explanation: The transmission line will reflect high power when it is short or circuited. This will lead to high reflection coefficient. Thus the standing wave ratio will be infinity for these extreme cases.

**60. The current reflection coefficient of a line with voltage reflection coefficient of 0.65 is given by**

a) 0

b) 0.65

c) -0.65

d) 0.35

Answer: c

Explanation: The current reflection coefficient at any point on the line is the negative of the voltage reflection coefficient at that point, i.e, -R. Given that the voltage reflection coefficient is 0.65, thus the current reflection coefficient is -0.65.

**61. The Smith chart is a polar chart which plots**

a) R vs Z

b) R vs Znorm

c) T vs Z

d) T vs Znorm

Answer: b

Explanation: The Smith chart is a frequency domain plot. It is the polar chart of the reflection coefficient R with respect to the normalised impedance Znorm.

**62. The Smith chart is graphical technique used in the scenario of transmission lines. State true/false.**

a) True

b) False

Answer: a

Explanation: The Smith chart is used for calculating the reflection coefficient and standing wave ratio for normalised load impedance of a transmission line.

**63. The Smith chart consists of the**

a) Constant R and variable X circles

b) Variable R and constant X circles

c) Constant R and constant X circles

d) Variable R and variable X circles

Answer: c

Explanation: The Smith chart consists of the constant resistance circles and the constant reactance circles. The impedances are plotted using these circles. Also stub matching can be done using the Smith chart.

**64. The circles in the Smith chart pass through which point?**

a) (0,1)

b) (0,-1)

c) (-1,0)

d) (1,0)

Answer: d

Explanation: All the constant resistance and reactance circles in the Smith chart pass through the (1,0) point. This is the midpoint of the Smith Chart. The resistance is unity and reactance is zero at this point.

**65. Moving towards the clockwise direction in the Smith chart implies moving**

a) Towards generator

b) Towards load

c) Towards stub

d) Towards waveguide

Answer: a

Explanation: On moving towards the clockwise direction in the Smith chart, we are traversing towards the generator. This is used to calculate the normalised load impedance.

**66. The centre of the point having a normalised resistance of 1.2 ohm and reactance of 1.5 ohm is**

a) (0.54,0)

b) (0.45,0)

c) (0.36,0)

d) (0.78,0)

Answer: a

Explanation: The centre of a point in Smith chart is given by C = (r/1+r, 0). On substituting for r = 1.2, we get centre as (1.2/1+1.2,0) = (0.54,0).

**67. The normalised load impedance of the transmission line 50 ohm with a load of 30 ohm is**

a) 30

b) 150

c) 5/3

d) 3/5

Answer: d

Explanation: The normalised impedance is calculated by dividing the impedance with the characteristic impedance. Given that the load impedance is 30 ohm, the normalised load impedance of the 50 ohm transmission line is 30/50 = 3/5 ohm.

**68. The radius of the point having a normalised resistance of 1 ohm is**

a) 1

b) 0.2

c) 0.5

d) 0.25

Answer: c

Explanation: The radius of the point with a radius r is given by R = 1/r+1. On substituting for r = 1, we get R = 1/1 + 1 = ½ = 0.5.

**69. The best stub selection for the transmission line will be**

a) Series open

b) Series short

c) Shunt open

d) Shunt short

Answer: d

Explanation: Normally series stubs are not preferred as modification of the stub parameters requires changing the whole stub setup. Shunt stubs enable modification with ease. Open circuited stubs are not preferred as it will radiate power like an antenna, which is undesirable. Hence shorted stubs are used.

**70. The centre and radius of a line with normalised load impedance of 1 + 0.5j is**

a) (1,2) and 2

b) (2,1) and 2

c) (1,2) and 1

d) (2,1) and 1

Answer: a

Explanation: The centre and radius of a line are (1, 1/x) and 1/x, where x is the reactance. Here x = 0.5, from the given data. Thus C = (1,2) and R = 2.

**71. The open circuit impedance of the transmission line is given by**

a) Z_{OC} = j Zo tan βl

b) Z_{OC} = – j Zo tan βl

c) Z_{OC} = j Zo cot βl

d) Z_{OC} = -j Zo cot βl

Answer: d

Explanation: The open circuit in a transmission line refers to the load side open circuited. In this case, the load impedance will be infinite. Thus the transmission line equation will be Z_{OC} = -j Zo cot βl.

**72. The short circuit impedance of the transmission line is given by**

a) Z_{SC} = j Zo tan βl

b) Z_{SC} = -j Zo tan βl

c) Z_{SC} = j Zo cot βl

d) Z_{SC} = -j Zo cot βl

Answer: a

Explanation: The short circuit in a transmission line refers to the load side shorted. In this case, the load impedance will be zero. Thus the transmission line equation will be Z_{SC} = j Zo tan βl.

**73. In a shorted line, the reflection coefficient will be**

a) 0

b) 1

c) -1

d) ∞

Answer: c

Explanation: The shorted line will absorb more power than any other line. Thus the reflection coefficient is considered to be negative.

**74. The open circuit line will have a reflection coefficient of**

a) 0

b) 1

c) -1

d) ∞

Answer: b

Explanation: An open circuit line has infinite output impedance. Any wave incident at the output will be completely reflected. Thus the reflection coefficient is unity.

**75. The standing wave ratio in short and open circuit transmission lines will be**

a) 0

b) -1

c) 1

d) ∞

Answer: d

Explanation: The reflection coefficient is 1 and -1 in open and shorted lines respectively. This value of reflection coefficient will yield infinite standing wave ratio.

**76. The characteristic impedance of a line having open and short impedances of 20 and 5 respectively is**

a) 20

b) 100

c) 25

d) 10

Answer: d

Explanation: The characteristic impedance is the geometric mean of the short and open circuit impedance. It is given by Zo^{2} = Zsc Zoc. On substituting Zoc = 20 and Zsc = 5, we get Zo^{2} = 20 X 5 = 100. Thus Zo = 10 ohm.

**77. The short circuit impedance is given by 18 ohm and the characteristic impedance is 50 ohm. Find the open circuit impedance.**

a) 138.8

b) 188.3

c) 388.1

d) 838.1

Answer: a

Explanation: The relation between characteristic impedance, open and short impedance is given by Zo^{2} = Zsc Zoc. For the given values Zo = 50 and Zsc = 18, we get Zoc = 50^{2}/18 = 138.8 units.

**78. For maximum power transfer theorem to be applied to the transmission line, the reflection coefficient has to be**

a) 1

b) -1

c) 0

d) ∞

Answer: c

Explanation: Maximum power transfer between the load and source is possible, only when both are matched. This will lead to no reflections. Thus the reflection coefficient will be zero.

**79. Find the transmission coefficient of a 75 ohm line with load impedance of 40 ohm.**

a) 0.69

b) 0.96

c) 0.31

d) 0.13

Answer: a

Explanation: The transmission coefficient in terms of the load impedance is given by T = Z_{L}/Z_{0}. On substituting for Z_{L} = 40 and Zo = 75, we get T = 40/75 = 0.69.

**80. The standing waves for open circuit voltage and short circuit current are the same. State true/false.**

a) True

b) False

Answer: a

Explanation: The open circuit voltage and short circuit current will be same for a transmission line. The phase difference is λ/8.

**81. The standing waves for open circuit current and short circuit voltage are the same. State true/false.**

a) true

b) false

Answer: a

Explanation: The open circuit current and short circuit voltage will be same for a transmission line. The phase difference is λ/8.

**82. The standing wave ratio for the maximum power transfer in a transmission line is**

a) 1:2

b) 2:1

c) -1:1

d) 1:1

Answer: d

Explanation: The load and the source has to be matched for maximum power transfer. This is indicated by the ratio of 1:1.

**1. Micro strip can be fabricated using:**

a) Photo lithographic process

b) Electrochemical process

c) Mechanical methods

d) None of the mentioned

Answer: a

Explanation: Microstrip lines are planar transmission lines primarily because it can be fabricated by photolithographic processes and is easily miniaturized and integrated with both passive and active microwave devices.

**2. The mode of propagation in a microstrip line is:**

a) Quasi TEM mode

b) TEM mode

c) TM mode

d) TE mode

Answer: a

Explanation: The exact fields of a microstrip line constitute a hybrid TM-TE wave. In most practical applications, the dielectric substrate is very thin and so the fields are generally quasi-TEM in nature.

**3. Microstrip line can support a pure TEM wave.**

a) True

b) False

c) Microstrip supports only TM mode

d) Microstrip supports only TE mode

Answer: b

Explanation: The modeling of electric and magnetic fields of a microstrip line constitute a hybrid TM-TE model. Because of the presence of the very thin dielectric substrate, fields are quasi-TEM in nature. They do not support a pure TEM wave.

**4. The effective di electric constant of a microstrip line is:**

a) Equal to one

b) Equal to the permittivity of the material

c) Cannot be predicted

d) Lies between 1 and the relative permittivity of the micro strip line

Answer: d

Explanation: The effective dielectric constant of a microstrip line is given by (∈_{r} + 1)/2 + (∈_{r}-1)/2 * 1/ (√1+12d/w). Along with the relative permittivity, the effective permittivity also depends on the effective width and thickness of the microstrip line.

**5. Effective dielectric constant of a microstrip is given by:**

a) (∈_{r} + 1)/2 + (∈_{r}-1)/2 * 1/ (√1+12d/w)

b) (∈_{r}+1)/2 + (∈_{r}-1)/2

c) (∈_{r}+1)/2 (1/√1+12d/w)

d) (∈_{r} + 1)/2-(∈_{r}-1)/2

Answer: a

Explanation: The effective dielectric constant of a microstrip line is (∈_{r} + 1)/2 + (∈_{r}-1)/2 * 1/ (√1+12d/w). This relation clearly shows that the effective permittivity is a function of various parameters of a microstrip line, the relative permittivity, effective width and the thickness of the substrate.

**6. The effective dielectric constant of a micro strip line is 2.4, then the phase velocity in the micro strip line is given by:**

a) 1.5*10^{8} m/s

b) 1.936*10^{8} m/s

c) 3*10^{8} m/s

d) None of the mentioned

Answer: b

Explanation: The phase velocity in a microstrip line is given by C/√∈_{r}. substituting the value of relative permittivity and the speed of light in vacuum, the phase velocity is 1.936*10^{8} m/s.

**7. The effective di electric constant of a micro strip line with relative permittivity being equal to 2.6, with a width of 5mm and thickness equal to 8mm is given by:**

a) 2.6

b) 1.97

c) 1

d) 2.43

Answer: b

Explanation: The effective dielectric constant of a microstrip line is given by (∈_{r} + 1)/2 + (∈_{r}-1)/2 * 1/ (√1+12d/w). Substituting the given values of relative permittivity, effective width, and thickness, the effective dielectric constant is 1.97.

**8. If the wave number of an EM wave is 301/m in air , then the propagation constant β on a micro strip line with effective di electric constant 2.8 is:**

a) 602

b) 503.669

c) 150

d) 200

Answer: b

Explanation: The propagation constant β of a microstrip line is given by k_{0}√∈_{e}. ∈_{e} is the effective dielectric constant. Substituting the relevant values, the effective dielectric constant is 503.669.

**9. For most of the micro strip substrates:**

a) Conductor loss is more significant than di electric loss

b) Di electric loss is more significant than conductor loss

c) Conductor loss is not significant

d) Di-electric loss is less significant

Answer: a

Explanation: Surface resistivity of the conductor (microstrip line) contributes to the conductor loss of a microstrip line. Hence, conductor loss is more significant in a microstrip line than dielectric loss.

**10. The wave number in air for EM wave propagating on a micro strip line operating at 10GHz is given by:**

a) 200

b) 211

c) 312

d) 209

Answer: d

Explanation: The wave number in air is given by the relation 2πf/C. Substituting the given value of frequency and ‘C’, the wave number obtained is 209.

**11. The effective dielectric constant ∈ _{r} for a microstrip line:**

a) Varies with frequency

b) Independent of frequency

c) It is a constant for a certain material

d) Depends on the material used to make microstrip

Answer: b

Explanation: The effective dielectric constant of a microstrip line is given by (∈

**12. With an increase in the operating frequency of a micro strip line, the effective di electric constant of a micro strip line:**

a) Increases

b) Decreases

c) Independent of frequency

d) Depends on the material of the substrate used as the microstrip line

Answer: c

Explanation: As the relation between effective permittivity and the other parameters of a microstrip line indicate, effective dielectric constant is not a frequency dependent parameter and hence remains constant irrespective of the operation of frequency.

**13. What is the use of the RFID Module?**

a) Object Identification

b) To provide 3G Connectivity

c) To measure temperature

d) To measure Wi-Fi strength

Answer: a

Explanation: The RFID Module is primarily used for object identification and tracking. It’s abbreviation stands for Radio Frequency Identification Module. It’s working is mostly wireless and uses electromagnetic fields.

**14. What is the role of the MISO pin in the RFID Module?**

a) Master In Slave Out

b) Manage Internal Slave Output

c) Master Internal Search Optimization

d) Manage Input Slave Op

Answer: a

Explanation: The RFID Module’s MISO pin acts as Master In Slave Out while the SPI Interface is activated, and as a serial clock when I2C Interface is enabled. However, when UART Mode is activated, it assumes the role of the Serial Data Output Pin.

**15. Is there an SDA pin on the RFID Module?**

a) Yes

b) No

Answer: a

Explanation: The RFID Module has an SDA/SS/Rx Pin which, when the SPI Interface is enabled acts as a signal pin, when the I2C Interface is enabled acts as a Serial Data Pin, and in case of UART Mode Activation acts as a Serial Data Input pin.

**16. What will happen if we supply a voltage of 25V to the Vcc of the RFID Module?**

a) Damage is caused

b) Module will shut down

c) Module will not respond for the time the voltage is applied

d) Module will function normally

Answer: a

Explanation: The RFID Modules are mostly built to work on a voltage of approximately 3.3V. Any voltage lower than that and the board will not be able to power on, but however any voltage significantly above that and the board may suffer permanent damage.

**17. Which frequency does the RFID Module operate in?**

a) 12.98 MHz

b) 14.67 MHz

c) 19.56 MHz

d) 13.56 MHz

Answer: d

Explanation: The RFID Module operates in the 13.56 MHz frequency since it is the universal unregulated frequency for all scientific and medical research purposes. It was set as the standard international frequency to be followed by all, since it does not interfere significantly with the environment.

**18. What is the maximum data rate of the RFID Module?**

a) 11 Mbps

b) 1 Kbps

c) 10 Mbps

d) 11 Gbps

Answer: c

Explanation: The maximum data rate of any given device is the ability of that given device to transfer as many bits of information from one location to another in unit time. Here, the maximum data rate of the RFID Module is 10 Mbps, which means that the module can transfer a maximum of 10 Megabytes of data in 1 second.

**19. What is the maximum read range of the RFID Module?**

a) 2 cm

b) 1 cm

c) 10 cm

d) 5 cm

Answer: d

Explanation: The maximum read range of an RFID Module is the maximum distance in space that the receiver module can read the signal sent by the transmitter module. In order for proper working of the module during operation, it is advised that both the modules are kept within the read range for accurate performance.

**20. Is there an interrupt pin on the RFID Module?**

a) Yes

b) No

Answer: a

Explanation: There is an interrupt pin on the RFID Module which keeps the module alert to incoming connection requests from any RFID transmitter that approaches its maximum read range so that it can throw a subsequent software interrupt in order for the new transmitter to function in sync with the receiver.

**21. What is the minimum working current internally in the RFID Module?**

a) 12 mA

b) 13 mA

c) 10 mA

d) 1 mA

Answer: b

Explanation: The internal working current inside the RFID Module ranges between 13 mA and 26 mA approximately. If there is a power surge in any portion of the module, it can mean that there is a faulty component which can be dangerous for the entire module as a whole.

**22. Till what voltage are the logic pins on the RFID Module resistant to?**

a) 5V

b) 3.3V

c) 2V

d) 12V

Answer: a

Explanation: The logic pins on the RFID Module are resistant up to 5V despite having an operational range of 2.5V to 3.3V. This means that one does not need to connect any logic level converter circuit in between the RFID Module and any other Arduino Microcontrollers which work on 5V.

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