MCQ on Series Circuits - Set 02

Practice Test: Question Set - 02


1. Two resistors are in series: a 5.6 kΩ resistor and a 4.7 kΩ resistor. The voltage drop across the 5.6 kΩ resistor is 10 V. The voltage across the 4.7 kΩ resistor is
    (A) 8.39 V
    (B) 10 V
    (C) 2.32 V
    (D) 0 V

2. A 12 V battery is connected across a series combination of 68 Ω, 47 Ω, 220 Ω, and 33 Ω. The amount of current is
    (A) 326 mA
    (B) 16.3 mA
    (C) 32.6 mA
    (D) 163 mA

3. Two 6 V batteries are connected series aiding across two 1.2 kΩ resistors in series. Current through each resistor is
    (A) 5 mA
    (B) 10 mA
    (C) 0 A
    (D) 2.5 mA

4. The total resistance of a series circuit is equal to the difference between the largest and smallest value resistors.
    (A) True
    (B) False

5. ‘Series aiding’ is a term sometimes used to describe voltage sources of the same polarity in series.
    (A) True
    (B) False

6. If a 24 V and a 6 V battery are series opposing, the total voltage is
    (A) 30 V
    (B) 24 V
    (C) 18 V
    (D) 0 V

7. The total resistance of eight 5.6 kΩ resistors in series is
    (A) 8 Ω
    (B) 5,600 Ω
    (C) 4,480 Ω
    (D) 44,800 Ω

8. In a series circuit, the individual powers are additive.
    (A) True
    (B) False

9. The term 'series opposing' means that sources are in series with opposite polarities.
    (A) True
    (B) False

10. A series circuit consists of a 4.7 kΩ, a 12 kΩ, and a 2.2 kΩ resistor. The resistor that has the most voltage drop is
    (A) The 12 kΩ
    (B) The 2.2 kΩ
    (C) The 4.7 kΩ
    (D) Impossible to determine from the given information

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