Electronics - Diodes and Applications

Exercise :: Diodes and Applications - True or False

1. 

A reverse biased diode will act as an open switch.

A. True
B. False

Answer: Option A

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2. 

If the diode in a series circuit is reverse biased, the resistor will drop all the applied voltage.

A. True
B. False

Answer: Option B

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3. 

The PIV rating of a diode in a full-wave bridge rectifier is more than that required for a full-wave center-tapped configuration.

A. True
B. False

Answer: Option B

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4. 

The troubleshooting process for a typical dc power supply contains four steps.

A. True
B. False

Answer: Option B

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5. 

The number of electrons in a stable atom is the same as the number of protons in its nucleus.

A. True
B. False

Answer: Option A

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