General Knowledge - Technology

Exercise :: Technology - Section 1

36. 

In the United States the television broadcast standard is...?

A. PAL
B. NTSC
C. SECAM
D. RGB

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

PAL and SECAM are standards used in other countries. RGB stands for red, green, and blue - the colors of light used to create an image in a color tv set and is often used as a format name for computer monitors.

37. 

In a color television set using a picture tube a high voltage is used to accelerate electron beams to light the screen. That voltage is about...?

A. 500 volts
B. 5 thousand volts
C. 25 thousand volts
D. 100 thousand volts

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

This voltage often remains in storage even if the set is unplugged. Although the voltage is very high it has very low power but it can be dangerous because your body jumps if brought in contact.

38. 

The transformer that develops the high voltage in a home television is commonly called a...?

A. Tesla coil
B. Flyback
C. Yoke
D. Van de Graaf

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The flyback is usually connected to the system that pulls the electron beam across the screen in one direction to 'paint' a line of the image and then returns in the other direction much faster.

39. 

Which consists of two plates separated by a dielectric and can store a charge?

A. Inductor
B. Capacitor
C. Transistor
D. Relay

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Useful in tuning and filtering circuits, it blocks DC while passing AC. How much charge a capacitor can store is its capacitance, measured in farads.nn

40. 

What do we call a collection of two or more computers that are located within a limited distance of each other and that are connected to each other directly or indirectly?

A. Inernet
B. Interanet
C. Local Area Network
D. Wide Area Network

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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