Diode Clipper and Clamper MCQ’s

This set of Analog Electronic Circuits Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Diode Clipper and Clamper”.

1. What is the circuit in the given diagram called?

a) Clipper
b) Clamper
c) Half wave rectifier
d) Full wave rectifier

2. For a sinusoidal input of 20 Vpeak to the given circuit, what is the peak value of the output waveform?

a) 20 V
b) 25 V
c) 0 V
d) -25 V

3. What is the circuit in the given diagram called?

a) Clipper
b) Clamper
c) Half wave rectifier
d) Full wave rectifier

4. For the given circuit for a 20 Vpeak sinusoidal input vi, what is the value of vi at which the clipping begins?

a) 5 V
b) 0 V
c) -5 V
d) Clipping doesn’t occur

5. For the given input waveform to the given circuit, what is the peak value of the output waveform?

a) 0 V
b) 16 V
c) 12 V
d) 0 V

6. Which of the following is not a necessary component in a clamper circuit?
a) Diode
b) Capacitor
c) Resistor
d) Independent DC Supply

7. For a sinusoidal input of 20 Vpeak to the given circuit, what is the minimum value of the output waveform?

a) 20 V
b) 25 V
c) -25 V
d) 0 V

8. For the given input waveform to the given circuit, what is the minimum value of the output waveform?

a) 4 V
b) 16 V
c) 12 V
d) 0 V

9. For the given circuit, what is the minimum peak value of the output waveform if the input waveform is 10V square wave with switching time of 1 second?
Assume that the input switches between +10V and -10V DC levels.

a) 0 V
b) -5 V
c) -20 V
d) -10 V

10. For the given circuit and input waveform, the peak value of the output is +30V.

a) True
b) False