Electronics - Semiconductor Principles

Exercise :: Semiconductor Principles - General Questions

6. 

Silicon atoms combine into an orderly pattern called a:

A. covalent bond
B. crystal
C. semiconductor
D. valence orbit

Answer: Option B

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7. 

In "n" type material, majority carriers would be:

A. holes
B. dopants
C. slower
D. electrons

Answer: Option D

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8. 

Elements with 1, 2, or 3 valence electrons usually make excellent:

A. conductors
B. semiconductors
C. insulators
D. neutral

Answer: Option A

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9. 

A commonly used pentavalent material is:

A. arsenic
B. boron
C. gallium
D. neon

Answer: Option A

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10. 

Which material may also be considered a semiconductor element?

A. carbon
B. ceramic
C. mica
D. argon

Answer: Option A

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