This set of Electrical Measurements Interview Questions and Answers focuses on “Anderson Bridge, Advantages & Disadvantages of Anderson Bridge”.

1. Anderson bridge is used for _________
a) the measurement of self-inductance
b) the measurement of resistance
c) the measurement of capacitance
d) the measurement of impedance

2. Anderson bridge is a modified form of ________
a) Wheatstone’s bridge
b) Maxwell bridge
c) Kelvin double bridge
d) Schering bridge

3. Anderson’s bridge is basically used for ________
a) measurement of capacitance
b) measurement of resistance
c) measurement of inductance
d) measurement of voltage

4. Balance equation for computing the inductance is ________
a) Lx = R3 R5
b) Lx = CR5
c) Lx = CR3
d) Lx = CR3 R5

5. Which of the following is a balance equation for computing the resistance?
a) R1 = R2 R3R4
b) R1 = R2 ⁄ R4
c) R1 = R3 ⁄ R4
d) R1 = R2 R3

6. When the capacitor used is imperfect, the inductance value changes.
a) True
b) False

7. Anderson’s bridge is used for the measurement of capacitance.
a) True
b) False

8. Anderson’s bridge is used for the measurement of ________
a) capacitance
b) resistance
c) inductance
d) impedance

9. Anderson’s bridge makes use of a variable capacitance.
a) True
b) False

10. Anderson’s bridge is very basic.
a) True
b) False

11. Bridge balance equations are ________
a) easy to derive
b) independent of the components
c) complex in nature
d) real in nature

12. Components in an Anderson’s bridge are ________
a) less
b) zero
c) intermediate
d) more

13. Anderson’s bridge ________
a) can’t be shielded
b) can be fully shielded
c) can be partially shielded
d) can be shielded based on the components used

14. What is the significance of Anderson bridge with respect to Q factor?
a) difficult to balance the bridge
b) easy to balance the bridge
c) intermediate balance can be achieved
d) no balance can be done

15. An Anderson’s bridge can be used to ________
a) measure mutual inductance
b) measure impedance
c) measure self inductance
d) measure stray capacitance