Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory:: Semiconductor Diodes

One eV is equal to ________ J.

A. 6.02 × 1023
B. 1.6 × 10–19
C 6.25 × 1018
D. 1.66 × 10–24

The diode ________.

A. is the simplest of semiconductor devices
B. has characteristics that closely match those of a simple switch
C is a two-terminal device
D. All of the above

What is the state of an ideal diode in the region of nonconduction?

A. An open circuit
B. A short circuit
C Unpredictable
D. Undefined

What does a high resistance reading in both forward- and reverse-bias directions indicate?

A. A good diode
B. An open diode
C A shorted diode
D. A defective ohmmeter

How many orbiting electrons does the germanium atom have?

A. 4
B. 14
C 32
D. 41

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