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Element 4

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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 4


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#1 The speed of light is

#2 Four identical capacitors rated at 40 uf are connected in series. Their total equiv. capacitance is

#3 The frequency band used for shortwave radio broadcast is on

#4 Two identical inductors valued at 60 henrys are connected in series, the total equiv. inductance is

#5 If the operating frequency is 150 MHz, the wavelength is

#6 If two resistors valued at 20 ohms and 30 ohms, respectively, are connected in parallel, the total equivalent resistance is

#7 If the transmitter output is not matched with the antenna, what must be the effect aside from reduced power?

#8 The quantity 144.474 MHz refers to the ___________ of a radio wave.

#9 An instrument which is designed to produce a range of frequencies in the AF and RF bands in known as

#10 Ten times the logarithm of the ratio of the output power over the input power is

#11 What is the term used for the phenomenon where most of the radio frequency current flows along the surface of the conductor?

#12 The resistance of an open circuit.

#13 0.000001 Farad can also be written as

#14 The two-tone test is used in SSB transmitter to

#15 In order to be sure that the amateur radio station is operating within the authorized band limits, the licensed amateur must use

#16 To effect maximum transfer of power from the final output stage of a transmitter to the antenna, there must be

#17 The interference brought about by the resultant signal from addition and subtraction of two or more signals is called

#18 Yellow, Orange, Brown

#19 To stimulate speech signal, this test is used.

#20 The extent of reflection of radio waves in a transmission line can be measured with a

#21 An electrical circuit with predominantly inductive reactance has a(n)

#22 What is the capacitance of a 12 uF capacitor in parallel with a 6 uF capacitor?

#23 Audio waves operate within the band.

#24 A current of 3 A flows through a resistor of 160 ohms. How much power is expended in the resistor?

#25 Three cells, each with an EMF of 1.5 and an internal resistance of 0.3 ohms, are connected in series, and a resistance of 14.1 ohms is connected across the group. How much current flows in the circuit?