# Electronics - Parallel Circuits

### Exercise :: Parallel Circuits - Filling the Blanks

1. The total current in the given circuit equals _____.

 A. 86 mA B. 170 mA C. 42 mA D. 128 mA

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2.

As additional resistors are connected to a parallel circuit, the total resistance will ___.

 A. increase B. increase by the value of the resistor being connected C. decrease D. remain unchanged

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3.

An ammeter is connected in ______ with the branch resistor to measure branch current, and in ______ with the voltage supply to measure total parallel circuit current.

 A. parallel, series B. series, parallel C. series, series D. parallel, parallel

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4. The total current in the given circuit is ___.

 A. 2.5 mA B. 0.6 mA C. 1.5 mA D. 0.4 mA

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5. If the voltmeter indicates 12 V in the given circuit, the voltage across R2 equals ___.

 A. 12 V B. VS minus 12 V C. 0 V D. More information is needed to find the voltage across R2.