# Lab Measurement (TDR, VNA, Picoprobes) /Measurement and Instrumentation MCQ Set 1 Sample Test,Sample questions

## Question: ` A power factor meter has`

1.One current circuit and two pressure circuits

2.One current circuit and one pressure circuit

3.Two current circuits and one pressure circuit

4.None of the above

## Question: ` For measurement of mutual inductance we can use`

1.Anderson bridge

2.Maxwell's bridge

3.Heaviside bridge

4.Any of the above

1.Unity

2.0.5

3.0.3

4.Zero

1.6 V

2.12 V

3.40 V

4.100 V

## Question: ` To measure radio frequency, the suitable frequency meter is`

1.Weston frequency meter

2.Reed vibrator frequency meter

3.Heterodoxy frequency meter

4.Electrical resonance frequency meter

## Question: `A dynamometer wattmeter can be used for`

1.Both D.C. and A.C.

2.D.C. only

3.A.C. only

4.All of the above

## Question: `A moving iron instrument can be used for`

1.D.C. only

2.A.C. only

3.Both D.C. and A.C.

4.None of the above

## Question: `A sensitive galvanometer produces large deflection for a`

1.Small value of current

2. Large value of current

3.Large value of power

4.Large value of voltage

## Question: `A universal RLC bridge uses`

1.Maxwell bridge configuration for measurement of inductance and De Santaâ€™s Bridge for measurement of capacitance

2.Maxwell Wien Bridge for measurement of inductance and modified De Santy's bridge for measurement of capacitance

3.Maxwell Wien Bridge for measurement of inductance and Wien Bridge for measurement of capacitance

4.All of the above

## Question: `A voltage of about 200 V can be measured`

1.Directly by a D.C. potentiometer

2.A D.C. potentiometer in conjunction with a volt ratio box

3.A D.C. potentiometer in conjunction with a known resistance

4.none of the above

## Question: `Alternating current is measured by`

1.Induction ammeter

2.Permanent magnet type ammeter

3.Electrostatic ammeter

4.Moving iron repulsion type voltmeter

## Question: `An instrument transformer is used to extend the range of`

1. Induction instrument

2. Electrostatic instrument

3.Moving coil instrument

4.All of the above

## Question: ```An ohmmeter is a ```

1. Moving iron instrument

2.Moving coil instrument

3.Dynamometer instrument

4.None of the above

## Question: ```Commonly used instruments in power system measurement are ```

1.Induction

2.Moving coil or iron

3.Rectifier

4.Electrostatic

## Question: `For handling greater currents induction watt-meters are used in conjunction with`

1.Potential transformers

2.Current transformers

3.Power transformers

4.Either of the above

## Question: `For measurements on high voltage capacitors, the suitable bridge is`

1.Wien bridge

2.Modified De Santy's bridge

3.Schering Bridge

4.Any of the above

## Question: `If an instrument has cramped scale for larger values, then it follows`

1.Square law

2.Logarithmic law

3.Uniform law

4.None of the above

1.Unity

2.0.8 lagging

4.Zero

1.0Â°

2.60Â°

3.90Â°

4.120Â°

## Question: `In a single phase power factor meter the phase difference between the currents in the two pressure coils is`

1.Exactly 0Â°

2.Approximately 0Â°

3.Exactly 90Â°

4.Approximately 90Â°

## Question: `In a Weston frequency meter, the magnetic axes of the two fixed coils are`

1. Parallel

2.Perpendicular

3. Inclined at 60Â°

4. Inclined at 120Â°

## Question: `In a Weston synchronoscope, the fixed coils are connected across`

1.Bus-bars

2.Incoming alternator

3.A lamp

4.None of the above

## Question: `In an energy meter braking torque is produced to`

1. Safe guard it against creep

2.Brake the instrument

3.Bring energy meter to stand still

4.Maintain steady speed and equal to dr

## Question: `In majority of instruments damping is provided by`

1.Fluid friction

2.Spring

3.Eddy currents

4.None of the above

## Question: `In order to achieve high accuracy, the slide wire of a potentiometer should be`

1.D.C. voltmeter

2.Ammeter and a known resistance

3.D.C. potentiometer

4.None of these

## Question: `In order to achieve high accuracy, the slide wire of a potentiometer should be`

1.As long as possible

2.As short as possible

3. Neither too small not too large

4.Very thick

## Question: `In Weston synchronoscope the moving coil is connected across`

1.Bus-bars

2. Incoming alternator

3.Fixed coils

4.None of the above

1.kW

2.Wh

3.kWh

4.VAR

## Question: `It is required to measure the true open circuit e.m.f. of a battery. The best device is`

1.D.C. voltmeter

2.Ammeter and a known resistance

3.D.C. potentiometer

4.None of the above

## Question: `Most common form of A.C. meters met with in every day domestic and industrial installations are`

1.Mercury motor meters

2.Commutator motor meters

3.induction type single phase energy meters

4.All of the above

## Question: `Operating torques in analogue instruments are`

1.Deflecting and control

2.Deflecting and damping

3.Deflecting, control and damping

4.Vibration and balancing

## Question: `Resistances can be measured with the help of`

1.Watt-meters

2.Voltmeters

3.Ammeters

4.Ohmmeters and resistance bridges

## Question: ```Systematic errors are ```

1.Instrumental errors

2.Environmental errors

3.Observational errors

4.All of the above

## Question: `The chemical effect of current is used in`

1.D.C. ammeter hour meter

2.D.C. ammeter

3.D.C. energy meter

4.None of the above

## Question: `The disc of an instrument using eddy current damping should be of`

1.Conducting and magnetic material

2. Non-conducting and magnetic material

3.Conducting and nonmagnetic material

4.None of the above

## Question: `The gravity controlled instrument has crowded scale because current is proportional to`

1.Balancing weight

2.Deflection angle

3.Sine of deflection angle

4.None of these

## Question: `The household energy meter is`

1.An indicating instrument

2.A recording instrument

3.An integrating instrument

4.None of the above

## Question: `The multiplier and the meter coil in a voltmeter are in`

1.Series

2.Parallel

3.Series-parallel

4.None of the above

## Question: `The power factor of a single phase load can be calculated if the instruments available are`

1.One voltmeter and one ammeter

2.One voltmeter, one ammeter and one wattmeter

3.One voltmeter, one ammeter and one energy meter

4.None of the above

## Question: `The power of a n-phase circuit can be measured by using a minimum of`

1. (n - 1) wattmeter elements

2.n wattmeter elements

3.(n + 1) wattmeter elements

4.2n wattmeter elements

## Question: `The pressure coil of a wattmeter should be connected on the supply side of the current coil when`

3.Supply voltage is low

4.None of the above

## Question: `The principle on which vector voltmeter is based is`

1.That it works on the principle of complex variation

2.That it works on the principle of complex variation

3. Same as digital meter

4.That it measures the amplitude of a single at two points and at the same time measures their phase difference

## Question: `The scale of a rectifier instrument is`

1.Linear

2.Nonlinear

3.Either (A) or (B)

4. Neither (A) nor (B)

## Question: `The spring material used in a spring control device should have the following property.`

1.Should be nonmagnetic

2.Most be of low temperature coefficient

3.Should have low specific resistance

4. All of the above

## Question: `The two pressure coils of a single phase power factor meter have`

1.The same dimensions and the same number of turns

2. The same dimension but different number of turns

3.The same number of turns but different dimensions

4.None of the above

1.Absolute

2. Indicating

3.Recording

4.Integrating

## Question: `To measure an A. C. voltage by using an A.C. potentiometer, it is desirable that the supply for the potentiometer in taken`

1.From a source which is not the same as the unknown voltage

2.From a battery

3.From the same source as the unknown voltage

4.Any of the above

## Question: `Wagner earthing device is used to eliminate errors due to`

1.Electrostatic coupling

2.Electromagnetic coupling

3.Both (A) and (B)

4.None of the above

## Question: `When a capacitor was connected to the terminal of ohmmeter, the pointer indicated a low resistance initially and then slowly came to infinity position. This shows that capacitor is`

1.Short-circuited

2.All right

3.Faulty

4.None of the above

## Question: `Which of the following devices should be used for accurate measurement of low D.C. voltage?`

1.Small range moving coil voltmeter

2.D.C. potentiometer

3.Small range thermocouple voltmeter

4.None of the above

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