Electronics - Parallel Circuits

Exercise :: Parallel Circuits - General Questions

6. 

Components that connect in parallel form:

A. branches
B. open circuits
C. short circuits
D. a voltage divider

Answer: Option A

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7. 

A parallel circuit differs from a series circuit in that a parallel circuit has

A. no path for current flow
B. fewer paths for current flow
C. one path for current flow
D. more than one path for current flow

Answer: Option D

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8. 

In the given circuit, Channel 1 of the stereo amplifier outputs 12 V to the speakers. How much total current is the amplifier providing to the speakers?

A. 0 A
B. 1.5 A
C. 3 A
D. More information is needed to find the total current provided to the speakers.

Answer: Option C

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9. 

If two parallel-connected resistors dissipate 6 watts and 10 watts of power, then what is the total power loss?

A. 3.75 watts
B. 4 watts
C. 16 watts
D. 60 watts

Answer: Option C

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10. 

Which component is shorted?

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A. R1
B. R2
C. R3
D. R4

Answer: Option D

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