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# ELECTRONICS, PART II EXAMINATION

## Module/SubCourse: MM0706 Edition: 5

Examination 1. Which of the waveshapes shown below represents the output of a thyratron sweep generator?

2. When is a control transformer said to be at electrical zero position? When minimum voltage is induced into the rotor winding. When the motor rotor winding is parallel to the CT rotor winding. When the rotor winding is parallel to stator winding S2. When its stator current is zero. 3. What happens if the signal frequency in a two-wire transmission line is decreased? Signal velocity increases. Signal wavelength decreases. Signal wavelength increases. Velocity of propagation decreases.

Figure 1. 4. What happens if R 3 is decreased in the circuit in Figure 1? Output frequency decreases. Conduction time of V2 decreases. Cutoff time of V1 increases. Conduction time of V1 decreases. 5. Which of the statements below best describes the waveguide? More efficient at low frequencies than at the high end. Most efficient transmission line at frequencies below 1,000 megahertz. Most efficient transmission line at frequencies above 1,000 megahertz. More efficient than the shielded pair, but not more efficient than coaxial line.

Figure 2. 6. What will increase the positive gate duration from V1 in the circuit in Figure 2? Increase in B+. Decrease in R3. Increase in Cg. Decrease in R2.

Figure 3. 7. What output (in volts) is necessary to maintain a linear sweep output from capacitor C in Figure 3? 40. 100. 200. 400. 8. What output is produced when the rotors of the synchro generator and synchro motor are displaced 90 degrees?

Maximum torque. Minimum stator current. Minimum torque. Minimum rotor movement. 9. Which of the statements below best describes the power contained in sidebands of an FM signal? It is normally less than the carrier power. It is taken from the carrier. It is equal to the modulating signal power. It is normally less than the modulating signal power. 10. What condition would produce a minimum stator current in a synchro system? Motor and generator rotors are out of phase. Motor rotor is in the 0-degree position. Generator rotor is in the 0-degree position. Motor and generator rotors are in phase. 11. At what point is maximum energy radiated from an antenna? Maximum voltage. Maximum current. Minimum current. Maximum resistance.

Figure 4. 12. What is the limiter waveshape out of the circuit in Figure 4?

13. Which of the items listed below is a characteristic of the plate-coupled multivibrator? Produces output timing triggers. Has only one stable condition. It is free running. It cannot be synchronized. 14. Which circuit would be used to detect frequency changes? Integrator. Limiter. Discriminator. Clipper.

15. What value/type of impedance is presented three-quarters of a wavelength from a shorted termination? Inductive. Maximum. Minimum. Capacitive. 16. What circuits control the output frequency in the reflex klystron? Cavity resonator and antihunt. Cavity resonator and hunt. Repeller voltage and cavity dimension. Repeller voltage and carrier signal. 17. What best describes the broadside array antenna? Two dipoles fed out of phase and separated by a quarter-wavelength. One dipole fed out of phase and separated by a halfwavelength. One dipole fed in phase and separated by a quarterwavelength. Two dipoles fed in phase and separated by a halfwavelength. 18. What antenna contains two dipoles that are fed out-ofphase and separated by a half-wavelength? Hampton. Marconi. Endfire array. Broadside array.

Figure 5. 19. How is the output affected if the input gate duration in the circuit in Figure 5 is decreased? Jump voltage RJ increases. Amplitude decreases. Frequency increases. Sweep linearity decreases. 20. What will happen if the transformer secondary turns are decreased in a blocking oscillator? Induced voltage decreases. Cutoff time increases. Output frequency decreases. Conduction time increases.

Figure 6. 21. What does the B+ supply affect directly in the circuit in Figure 6? Amplitude of oscillations. Number of oscillations. Output frequency. Input frequency. 22. In what transmission line are voltage and current always in phase? Terminated with R equal to ZO. Terminated with R greater than ZO. With no terminating resistor. Terminated with R less than ZO. 23. What occurs when the frequency of the radiated energy is increased? Wavelength decreases. Radiation losses decrease. Wavelength increases. Radiated energy decreases. 24. What is the current and voltage relationship one

wavelength back on a transmission line terminated in an open circuit? Minimum voltage and minimum current. Maximum voltage and minimum current. Minimum voltage and maximum current. Maximum voltage and maximum current.

Figure 7. 25. What will cause a decrease in output amplitude of the circuit in Figure 7? Increase in Cg. Increase in B+. Decrease in C1. Increase in RL. 26. What happens in the circuit in Figure 7 if the input gate duration is increased? Sweep amplitude decreases. V 1 conduction increases. Output frequency increases. Sweep linearity decreases. 27. What is the modulation index of an FM wave if f o = 116.5 MHz, fm = 15 KHz and f d = 75 KHz?

3.75 5. 7.75 15. 28. If the amplitude of the modulating signal is increased in an FM transmitter, what will take place? Increase in the resonant frequency of the carrier. Increase in the amount of frequency deviation. Cancellation of the sideband energy of the carrier. Decrease in the frequency deviation of the carrier. 29. With what does transit time of a vacuum tube circuit decrease? Smaller plate voltages. Higher plate voltages. Smaller electrodes. Large grid electrodes. 30. What is the output voltage of a discriminator below resonance? AC, with a frequency determined by the input amplitude. AC, with a frequency determined by the rate of deviation from resonance. DC, with an amplitude determined only by the magnitude of the input signal. DC, with an amplitude dependant upon the amount of frequency deviation from resonance. 31. Why does FM transmission use a 25 KHz guard band? To include most of the significant sidebands that are outside the established limits.

To preclude most of the significant sidebands that are outside established limits. To minimize station distortion. To minimize frequency distortion.

## Figure 8. 32. What is the limiter output in the waveshape in Figure 8?

33. What happens in a waveguide if the signal frequency increases? Angle decreases. Phase velocity increases. Group velocity remains the same. Group velocity increases.

34. Which of the circuits shown below represents a negative series limiter?

35. What antenna array consists of a series of dipoles placed end to end and fed in phase? Collinear. Broadside. Endfire. Endside.

## Figure 9. 36. How will increasing RL affect the circuit in Figure 9?

Sweep duration will increase. Output amplitude will increase. Output amplitude will decrease. Linearity will decrease. 37. What is a characteristic of a properly matched transmission line? Low radiation losses. High radiation losses. High current losses. High voltage at all the points.

Figure 10. 38. What happens if the size of Rg is increased in the circuit in Figure 10? Pulse width decreases. Output frequency increases. Cutoff time decreases. Output frequency decreases. 39. What will be the indication if the external synchronizing trigger is removed from the circuit in Figure 10?

Increase in pulse width. Decrease in pulse width. Increase in output resonant frequency. Decrease in output frequency. 40. What would cause a 180-degree displacement between the motor and generator rotors of a synchro system? The stator leads are reversed (S1 and S2). A clockwise cyclic shift of the stators. A counterclockwise cyclic shift of the stators. The rotor leads are reversed (R1 to R2). 41. In an FM transmitter, what is determined by the modulating signal amplitude? Amplitude of the carrier signal. Amount of carrier frequency deviation. Rate of carrier frequency deviation. Phase relationship of the carrier signal. 42. What type of stub is used to cancel an inductive line reactance? Capacitive. Inductive. Matching. Balancing.

Figure 11. 43. What happens in the circuit in Figure 11 if the tap adjustment of R8 is moved downward? Frequency decreases. Duration increases. Frequency increases. Duration decreases.

Figure 12. 44. How can the frequency stability be improved for the circuit in Figure 12? By increasing R4. By increasing R1. By using external synchronizing triggers. By using internal synchronizing triggers.

45. What information will the distribution of induced stator voltages indicate? Position of the rotor. Number of stator coils. Position of the stator coils. Number of turns in the rotor coil.

Figure 13. 46. When will the diode circuit conduct in Figure 13? During the entire positive alternation. During the entire negative alternation. Only when the input goes more negative than -10 volts. Only when the input goes more positive than +10 volts.

Figure 14. 47. What happens if RL is decreased in the circuit in Figure 14? Jump voltage increases. Output frequency decreases. Output frequency increases. Jump voltage decreases.

Figure 15. 48. What is the purpose of R1 in the circuit in Figure 15? Keeps the transformer from saturating.

Used to suppress undesirable oscillations. Controls the cutoff time of the tube. Used to establish the output frequency. 49. What is the radiation pattern of the Marconi type antenna? Bidirectional. Omnidirectional. Unilateral. Bilateral. 50. What type of antenna has the advantage of requiring less physical length? Broadside array. Hampton. Endfire array. Marconi.