Quiz sheet for grouping of capacitors

Two 2μF capacitors connected in parallel will have an equivalent capacitance of;

A) 4μF

B) 2μF

C) 1μF

D) 0.5μF

ANSWER: A

If three equal value capacitors are connected in series and charged, The charge on each capacitor will be 

A) equal to the total charge, 

B) three times the total charge.

C) independent of the total charge

D) Hazardous

ANSWER: A

Two 4μF capacitors connected in series will have a total capacitance of;

A) 8μF

B) 4μF

C) 2μF

D) 0.5μF

ANSWER: C

When using a Wheatstone bridge to measure resistance it is important that:

A) the handle is turned at maximum speed

B) the battery switch is closed first

C) the galvanometer switch is closed first

D) the galvanometer is extremely accurate

ANSWER: B

The total equivalent capacitance of capacitors connected in parallel is:

A) less than the highest individual capacitance

B) the supply voltage multiplied by the current

C) the sum of the individual capacitances

D) the sum of the reciprocals of the individual capacitances

ANSWER: C

The total equivalent capacitance of capacitors connected in series is:

A) less than the lowest individual capacitance

B) the supply voltage multiplied by the current

C) the sum of the individual capacitances

D) the sum of the reciprocals of the individual capacitances

ANSWER: D

Two capacitors of 10 and 20 μF are connected in parallel. The resultant capacitance is

A) 6.7 μF

B) 10 μF

C) 20 μF

D) 30 μF

ANSWER: D

A 10 μF and a 20 μF capacitor are connected in series. The resultant capacitance is

A) 6.7 μF

B) 10 μF

C) 30 μF

D) 60 μF

ANSWER: A


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