Electrical Engineering - Series Circuits

Exercise :: Series Circuits - General Questions

11. 

Two resistors are in series: a 5.6 k resistor and a 4.7 k resistor. The voltage drop across the 5.6 k resistor is 10 V. The voltage across the 4.7 k resistor is

A. 8.39 V
B. 10 V
C. 2.32 V
D. 0 V

Answer: Option A

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12. 

Three 680 resistors are connected in series with a 470 V source. Current in the circuit is

A. 69 mA
B. 230 mA
C. 23 mA
D. 690 mA

Answer: Option B

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13. 

There are five resistors in a given series circuit and each resistor has 6 V dropped across it. The source voltage

A. is 6 V
B. depends on the current flow
C. depends on the resistor values
D. is 30 V

Answer: Option D

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14. 

If a 6 V and a 9 V source are connected series aiding, the total voltage is

A. 6 V
B. 9 V
C. 3 V
D. 15 V

Answer: Option D

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15. 

Five resistors are connected in a series and there is a current of 3 A into the first resistor. The amount of current into the second resistor is

A. 3 A
B. 1 A
C. 4 A
D. 0.3 A

Answer: Option A

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