Electronics - Series Circuits

Exercise :: Series Circuits - General Questions

36. 

What determines the total resistance in a series circuit?

A. the largest resistor
B. the sum of the resistors
C. the largest resistor minus the smaller
D. the smallest resistor

Answer: Option B

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37. 

If two resistors have the same voltage drop in a series circuit, it means:

A. they are connected in parallel
B. they are of unequal value
C. the voltage has doubled
D. they are of equal value

Answer: Option D

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38. 

If series resistors dissipate 16 mW, 107 mW, 146 mW, and 243 mW, what is the total power consumed by the circuit?

A. 128 mW
B. 269 mW
C. 512 mW
D. 1024 mW

Answer: Option C

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39. 

A series circuit schematic is recognized because all the components are connected:

A. diagonally across the page
B. in a uniform vertical manner
C. end to end in a "string"
D. horizontally across the page

Answer: Option C

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40. 

With a 900 V source, voltage is divided across 3 series resistors of 300 V, 280 V, and:

A. 30 V
B. 270 V
C. 320 V
D. 900 V

Answer: Option C

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