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Note: As per rules, the examinee must obtain an average of at least 70% of the 3 elements per class, with no score below 50% in any of the elements. We provided a 40-minute limit to answer each element to simulate actual exam conditions.


Class “C” (Technician Class), Element 3


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#1 Short circuit has a resistance equivalent to

#2 Instrument used to measure resistance with value less than one ohm.

#3 Four ordinary dry cell batteries are connected in parallel, the total voltage resulting from the combination is

#4 A carbon resistor color coded green, black, orange has a resistance equal to

#5 An ammeter measures

#6 An instrument used to measure power.

#7 What is the frequency being used for transmission when wavelength is 2 meters long?

#8 Unit of inductive reactance.

#9 Three identical capacitors rated at 120 uf each are connected in series. What is their equivalent capacitance?

#10 Frequency band comprising High Frequency

#11 Two resistors valued at 3 and 6 ohms, respectively, are connected in parallel. The resultant equivalent resistance is

#12 For maximum current, dry cells should be connected

#13 A Multimeter measures

#14 The circuit element that opposes any change in current is

#15 What should you do to prevent shock when working on a high voltage power supply?

#16 Parallel conductive plates with dielectric in between are the component parts of a(n)

#17 What is the value of carbon resistor colored – “brown, red, yellow.”

#18 Unit of Inductance is

#19 Instrument used to measure electric power.

#20 What is the unit of Inductance?

#21 Audio Frequency waves are also known as

#22 Three resistors each valued at 20 ohms are connected in series. If they are connected in parallel to another resistor whose value is 30 ohms, what is their total equivalent resistances?

#23 Plastic is an example of a(n)

#24 Instrument used to measure resistance whose value is less than one ohm.

#25 Unit of impedance is