1. Can the capacitor fully charge using alternating current?

A. yes
B. no
C. may or may not
D. depend on the value of capacitance

Answer: A

No, the capacitor cannot be fully charged using alternating current because as soon as the capacitor charges, the alternating current reverses its polarity thereby discharging it.

2. What is the resistance offered by a capacitor?

A. Susceptance
B. Conductance
C. Admittance
D. Reactance

Answer: D

The resistance offered to alternating current by an inductor or capacitor is known as reactance which is equivalent to the resistance of the resistor.

3. The combination of resistance and reactance known as ___________

A. Susceptance
B. Impedance
C. Conductance
D. Admittance

Answer: B

The combination of resistance and reactance is known as impedance. It is the equivalent resistance of an RLC alternating circuit.

4. What is the relation between reactance, resistance, and impedance?

A. Z = R+jX
B. Z = R+X
C. Z = R-X
D. Z = R-jX

Answer: A

The combination of resistance and reactance is known as impedance.

Z = R+jX

Where

Z is impedance

R is resistance and X is reactance.

5. What is the real part of the impedance of the RLC circuit?

A. Resistance
B. Conductance
C. Admittance
D. Reactance

Answer: A

The combination of resistance and reactance is known as impedance.

Z = R+jX

where

Z is impedance

R is resistance

X is reactance.

R is a real part of Z.

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6. What is the imaginary part of the impedance of the RLC circuit?

A. Resistance
B. Conductance
C. Admittance
D. Reactance

Answer: D

The combination of resistance and reactance is known as impedance.

Z = R+jX

where

Z is impedance

R is resistance

X is reactance.

X is the imaginary part of Z.

7. Which type of current can be stored in a capacitor?

A. Alternating current
B. Direct current
C. Both alternating current and direct current
D. Neither alternating current nor direct current

Answer: B

Only direct current can be stored in the capacitor. The capacitor cannot be fully charged using alternating current because as soon as the capacitor charges, the alternating current reverses its polarity thereby discharging it. So, we cannot store ac current in the capacitor.

8. If in an alternating current circuit, resistance is 5 ohm, capacitive reactance is 12 ohm, what is the impedance?

A. 5 ohm
B. 10 ohm
C. 12 ohm
D. 13 ohm

Answer: D

R = 5Ω, X_{C} = 12Ω

Z^{2} = R^{2}+X_{C}^{2}

Substituting the values we get,

Z^{2} = 5^{2} + 12^{2}

Z^{2} = 169

Z = 13 Ω.

9. If in an alternating current circuit, impedance is 26 ohm, capacitive reactance is 24 ohm, what is the resistance?

A. 25 ohm
B. 10 ohm
C. 12 ohm
D. 23 ohm

Answer: B

Z = 26Ω, X_{C} = 24Ω

Z^{2} = R^{2}+X_{C}^{2}

Substituting the values we get,

26^{2} = R^{2} + 24^{2}

676 = R^{2} + 576

R^{2} = 100

R = 10 Ω.

10. If in an alternating current circuit, a capacitance of 30 µF is connected to a supply of 200V,50Hz. Find the current in the circuit.