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to

out an electrical

use is

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water

L-3c6.=,Q~-~1

carbon dioxide
sand
a We! blanket

0------1

2,

## The formula for quantity of electricity in an

electrical circuit lS Q = it, The correct
expression for 't' is
~
(B)

Qfi

ee)

QI

(B)

Oi

(C)

SA
5.5 A

(D)

15 A

(D)

J.

0.5 A

..

(.!\.)

(8)
(C')

..

(!~b

.s..'>~

Q+

## External cnerg ... such ~\$ hf.::a.t~light or elcc-, .

iricity can cause electrGn~~in the valence
::;~"\C!i te become
.
'

:.~

## The total current (I) taken from the abo e

supply is

c.ha-rge;~lt";:eC!{(:i1S
stationary el r.{l'ons

r---------{::~~-,

~L
,~y
!~.-":

tr~pp:.:j electrons
free e!ectf~-'r~~

I~h~~.
neat prod uceo t}Y ~1.cur, enr inan electn ...
:;aIcirc:..tll is calcl:.lait?:t~. by h!\~ngthe forrnulll

.z,

## in the ;~b,ove circall, the tWI) resistors

equal value. if {,ne IS short-circuitc
current will be

(./".J

m:\

(bJ---' halved

.J.'""

l2Rl

{D)
(C)

unchanged
doubled

(0)

Zq
(DJ

1Rti.
f1"I-t)2;

I'

of
the

(Ire

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Law veritied?

graphs is Ohm's

10.

## The resistance of a conductor

proportional to the

!for
(C)

## cross-sectional area of the cable

voltage applied to the cable
length of the cable

(0)

(B)

is directly

il.

VI

(B)

r-

~-.~

## Which switch in the circuit diagram above

should be closed to give a resistance of 50
ohms between P and Q?

(A)

(C)

(B)

(t~

'2

(n}

'.1

VI

12.

!1/ )

## In order to calcutate the r.m.s. v .,lue ct

a.c. quantity one should
(1-\)

~----1

(B)
(C)

Q:;?J'
\",h~\.h('[the foi-o' .tl1.:.>rnili\~ri<f', h:i";;
temperature coetrictera of resistancer

(LV,

Manganin

(8.)

Bh\:)s

(~)

Iron

~~~,)

1'\~n.~:,,;tcn

13.

## In an a.c.circuit, tne currcm whichdevelops

(A)
(B)

CD}/
\ .. ....
,

fj}j

re'nI).~~rat~Jr~'r(:'Si":...

(C;)
(fj)

(:S/\,\ re.;.ilp-~r"ltur~;
;~F~\!lL;,.~:t:._Ld;on

uaterial

## multiply the avez uge value byO.:C36

subtract 0:/07 from the peak value
add 0.636 to the peak value
multiply the pc.'ik value hy {1-707

known as the

## \Vltich ofthe .ollo. ..ying are C',t: J1n.:efactors

Lh{-!.t dff:'J..;t the reS!~~~~:J..1..
;>f .~ c~~:"!('?

(~'S.t\t

all

7:f'ro

(C)
'f.

-'
4

:~~'(G

## instantaneous v <!l u;:

~';1(\'xlmum value
alternating value
r.m.s, value

};::1gl2;

~l..il:} !F~~~:.',d~HJn

16.

## Which of the following heanng-ele

diagrams would produce

11--(

maximum heat?

+-----r--\

\_'-/--_-/--

(A)

\-

## 0-'The a.c. wave form devetoped across the coil

shown above can be converted to d.c, by
using
(A)
(5)

rectifiers
inverters

t,py"

slip rings

.r

reactors

## I~ J;hich of the following circuit diagrams are

the THREE resistors connected in parallel?

(B)

(C)

(0)

(A)
.

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p_.--fi.

(C)

tht'

## power developed in th.eresi stances R: and R~

are P: and P2 respectively.
(D)

formula
(A)
(B)

->

## p:: {II + 41~)I

P = (V/R.! + V/P--:::)i

[;v

P=f\+Pz

(0)

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o.

## The B.S. graphical symbol for an electric

bell is

2l.

(0

(A)

\:;J-

(B)

The milliammeter,

(0

(C)

i.!>'J/'

(D)
~,

(B)

(C)

tTI)

22.

i9.

## reading centre scale when the function

switcn is se.t at lhe 1.2 V range. The actual
fA)'
(B.i
(C)
(,r.;;:

20.

0.04 A
0.4 A
4.0A
40A

## Which of the following diagrams indicates

the connections to give the HIGHEST voltmeter reading?

'" 0.06
0.6
6.0
60.0

## ~;'Ybichof the following (p.m1.hies is a

!(H;~i!ig-cnil. instrument
designed io
m;:aSUfi:"?

l.
H.

m.

Ahc:mating current
Direct current
Electrical energy

:.'.:"i";

J only

).~.\
(C)

(D'i

H only
II and IiI only
L It and HI

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30,

## How much time does it take for 6 kilojoules

of energy to beexpen<led by a current of 4 A
at a p.d. of 100 V1
(A)
(B)
(P)
(D)

35.
Saturation in the magnetic hysteresis loop
shown above occurs at which of the following points?

.
..'4, .I..

(A)

(C)
(D)

R
S

TI!~ magnetic
pends'on the

field strength of

<:1.

SA

(B)

lOA
15 A
30A

II.

ur.
(A. \/"

current magnitude

(C)

flux direction

~r
,R)

(D)

(C)

I and II only
II and III only
I and m: only

CD)

I,

## To prevent a permanent magnet from losing

its magnetism its poles are

(A)
~'.1
<rn

ee)

(D)/
........

left uncovered
smothered with grease
heated by conduction
shorted oy an iron bar

37.

u and HI

me

Which of
following n'tcthods of earthing
is UNACCEPTABLE
today?
eA)
(B)
(C)

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Fuses
Circuit breakers
Isolators

~'1
(B)

current direction

h
\'I.'

## Overload protection is obtained by which of,

the following devices?
I.

coil de-

15 s
150 s

(A)

(D)

36.

1.5

## Selectthe size circuit breaker that BEST

protects a 3 kW. 240 V. water heater.

~.

J,l}1

0.15 s

## Driven earth electrode

13uried earth electrode
Supply cable sheath
Water pipe

## Applicacions of the electromagneuc

effect
i.! current
are evidenced in all of the
foJ.owbg devices EXCEPT the

or

burglar ii1,<n'lJ

eel)
(T.;~>(-

~~.,.,./'.

rc!~{x.,.
ammeter
hydrometer

!
.

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38.

## Buildings are protected from lightning by

using lightning arrestors which consist of a
(A)

## long, slender. plastic rod below

building roof and connected
earth by a light metal cable
short. round. metal rod below
building roof and connected
earth by a light metal cable
long, slender, metal rod above
building roof and connected
eann by a heavy metal cable
short, round, plastic rod above
building roof and connected
earth by a heavy cable

(B)

(D)

42 .

## A relay is a device with an armature which

is operated by
(A)
(B) /'

the
to

manual force
mechanical pressure
magnetic force
electrical force

~J

the
to
the
to

(D)

43.

the
to

## The part of the telephone

speaks is called the
microphone
diaphragm
disc

~
(B)

(C)
(D)

39.

## If a glass rod is rubbed with silk. the nature

oJ'the charge will be .
(A)

induced

(8)

neutral

(C)

positive

## into which one

44.

91) .~ negative
40

Electricalinstallations

are tested so as to

(A)

(B)

## ensure that they are completed

determine how much to pay (he
electrician
detect possible faults

fC)

Q>Y"

....,

## Whici'} type of electric belt i.ShO\Jl31 in the

diagram

(1}}/
(8)
(C)

(0)
41.

above'?

Trembler bell
Single-stroke b-~:U
Continuous ringing bell
Polarised bell

(A)

iB)

increasing

## the frequency range of

an antenna
(C&/" discharging static electricity from
~~~
the atmosphe .e
(D)
increasing the selecnviiy of an an-

trona

45.

responsible for

(A)
(B)

(C)
(p.)"
..;-

## the zener diode is

mutual induction
energy storage
.I
voltage regulation
filtering

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46.

Switches

ated are

eM/'
Push

(B)
(C)
(0)

## normally closed switches

normally open switches
toggle switches
push switches

Fuse
50.
Battery

.:::=...

I
In the diagram above, an earth fault occurs
at point X. This will result in
(A)
(B.) .

51.

## any bell ringing whichever push is

pressed
the fuse blowing befnre any l}1.lSh is

pressed

ultraviolet light

~
(D)

infrared light
yellow light
infrared waves

(8)
(C)
(D)'

before any

,(A)

ie.~)

push is pressed

## When a current flows through a mercury

vapour. it produces

Polarity
Temperaturerating
Size
Current rating

short-

circuited together

52.

## Incandescent lamps produce light as a result

of current passing through a

greererthan

(At

JrD

## 30C have on the current rating

of a. COndlJCCOc?

~)

(C)
(D)

~)

(C)

un-

changed,

(D)

## The current rating is.muitiplip;! by

the voltage drop.

~A)

W)
fC)

(D)/

53.:

gas

transformer?

## !)<f~' The secondary current is greater

(B)

(C)

. polarity

CI);;l!:iuCtorcontinuity
insulation resisrance
cablesnd terminations

ballast
filament
starter

(D)

## than the primary current

The secondary current is less Ulan
the primary current,
The secondary current is equal to
the primary current,
The secondary winding is the same
as the primary winding.

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(D)

55.

(A)
(B)

generator
rectifier
transformer
alternator

(A)
(B)

## Which of the following synchronous speeds

can be identified as that of a 60 Hz 4-pole
induction type motor?
(A)

(C)

(D)
V"'"

59.

~
(0)

Armature
Field coil
Stator
_ Commutator

Which of the following is the correct symbol for a switched socket outlet?

(~

1400rpm
1600 rpm
1800rpm
2000 rpm

(B)

## Which device in a d.c. generator converts

the generated a.c. voltage to a d.c. voltage?

(13)

if

Jf'
X
I

::G.

(C)

## etectrtcal energy because it is

,

(A)

(Ht
_(ej
(D)

easier to ilandle

(D)

cheaper
to maintain
easily transformed to required
values
easier 10 generate
60

:';.. ;-,

a main control'!

Vi)

c=t-'

(11,}'"
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t:;8j

(C)

k2J

(D)

E3

tFYOF

A
X

## The resistor which is placed in parallel with

rhe meter movement of an ammeterisknown
asa

(AY

shunt

(B)
(C)
(D)

multiplier
multirange resistor
calibrating resistor