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

Answer: Option B

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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

Answer: Option C

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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

Answer: Option C

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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

Answer: Option A

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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.

Answer: Option A

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