Basic Principles of Electrical Switching MCQ’s

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This set of Mechatronics Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Basic Principles of Electrical Switching”.

1. What is the full form of DPDT with respect to switches?
a) Double pull double throw
b) Double pole double throw
c) Double pull dual throw
d) Dual pole dual throw

2. What is the full form of DIAC with respect to switches?
a) Diode alternating current
b) Dipole alternating current
c) Dual alternating current
d) Direct alternating current

3. How many terminals does a GTO (Gate turn off thyristor) switch has?
a) 2
b) 3
c) 4
d) 5

4. Which is a type of solid state switch?
a) NPN Diode
b) Bipolar junction transistor
c) DPDT(Double pole double throw) Switch
d) Push button Switch

5. TRIAC (Triode alternating current) is a bi-directional switching device.
a) True
b) False

6. Which is an example of temperature switch?
a) KSD9700
b) CMCP793V-500
c) SLB700A/06VA
d) BMP180

7. DIAC (Diode alternating current) switch has three terminals.
a) True
b) False

8. Which is an example of pressure switch?
a) KSD9700
b) XMPA06B2131
c) SLB700A/06VA
d) BMP180

9. Which type of switch can be used as automatic switch to detect the level of water in a water tank and perform suitable switching action?
a) Flow Switch
b) Float switch
c) DPDT (Double pole double throw) Switch
d) Push button Switch

10. A GTO (Gate turn off thyristor) switch is a unipolar device.
a) True
b) False

11. Bipolar transistor can be used as a switch.
a) True
b) False

12. Which type of switch can be used as automatic switch to detect the presence of object by its weight?
a) SPST (Single pole Single throw) Switch
b) Limit switch
c) DPDT (Double pole double throw) Switch
d) Push button Switch

13. DIAC (Diode alternating current) is a bi-directional switching device.
a) True
b) False

14. Which switch can be used to rotate a DC motor in both clockwise and anti-clock wise direction?
a) SPST (Single pole Single throw) Switch
b) DPST (Double pole single throw) Switch
c) DPDT (Double pole double throw) Switch
d) Push button Switch

15. What is the full form of SPDT with respect to switches?
a) Single pull double throw
b) Single pole double throw
c) Single pull dual throw
d) Singular pole dual throw

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