Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory:: Diode Applications

The output frequency of a full-wave rectifier is ________ the input frequency.

A. one-half
B. equal to
C twice
D. one-quarter

PIV is which of the following?

A. peak input voltage
B. peak inverse voltage
C peak immediate voltage
D. positive input voltage

In a regulated supply, what term describes how much change occurs in the output voltage for a given change in the input voltage?

A. load regulation
B. voltage regulator
C line regulation
D. ripple voltage

How many terminals do the 7800 series fixed positive voltage regulators have?

A. 2
B. 3
C 4
D. 5
E. none of the above

In a regulated supply, what term describes how much change occurs in the output voltage over a certain range of load current values, from minimum to maximum current?

A. line regulation
B. voltage regulator
C current regulator
D. load regulation

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