Physics: Resistors, Capacitors, and Inductors

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Physics: Resistors, Capacitors, and Inductors.

1. Which of the following represents the ability of a component to store an electrical charge?
a. Resistance
b. Capacitance
c. Inductance
d. All of the above
e. None of the Above

2. Which of the following represents the ability of a component to generate electromotive force due to a change in the flow of current?
a. Resistance
b. Capacitance
c. Inductance
d. All of the above
e. None of the Above

3. Which of the following represents the ability of a component to oppose the flow of current?
a. Resistance
b. Capacitance
c. Inductance
d. All of the above
e. None of the Above

4. What is the standard unit of measurement for resistance?
a. Volt
b. Henry
d. Ampere
e. Ohm

5. What is the standard unit of measurement for capacitance?
a. Volt
b. Henry
d. Ampere
e. Ohm

6. What is the standard unit of measurement for inductance?
a. Volt
b. Henry
d. Ampere
e. Ohm

7. What does the schematic symbol for a capacitor look like?
a. A zigzag line
b. A series of coils
c. Two parallel lines
d.
e.

8. What does the schematic symbol for an inductor look like?
a. A zigzag line
b. A series of coils
c. Two parallel lines
d.
e.

9. What does the schematic symbol for a resistor look like?
a. A zigzag line
b. A series of coils
c. Two parallel lines
d.
e.

10. According to Ohm's Law, current equals the voltage divided by the _________.
a. Power
b. Inductance
c. Capacitance
d. Resistance
e. Conductance

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