Lossy Transmission Lines MCQ’s

Electronics & Communication Engineering RF & Microwave Circuit Design

This set of RF & Microwave Circuit Design Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Lossy Transmission Lines”.

1. Expression for α(attenuation constant) in terms of R , G, L and C of a transmission line is:
a) (R√(C/L)+G√(L/C))0.5
b) (R√(C/L)+G√(L/C))
c) (R√(L/C)+G√(C/L))
d) (R√(L/C)+G√(C/L))0.5

2. Expression for characteristic impedance Zₒ of a transmission line in terms of L and C the transmission line is:
a) √(C/L)
b) √(CL)
c) √(L/C)
d) 1/√(LC)

3. For a low loss line when both conductor and di-electric loss is small, the assumption that could be made is:
a) R < < ωL and G < < ωC
b) R > > ωL and G > >ωC
c) R < <ωC and G < < ωL
d) R > >ωC and G > >ωL

4. If the inductance and capacitance of a loss line transmission line are 45 mH/m and10 µF/m, the characteristic impedance of the transmission line is:
a) 50Ω
b) 67.08Ω
c) 100Ω
d) none of the mentioned

5. If R = 1.5Ω/m, G = 0.2 mseimens/m, L = 2.5 nH/m, C = 0.1 pF/m for a low loss transmission line, then the attenuation constant of the transmission line is:
a) 0.0.158
b) 0.0523
c) 0.0216
d) 0.0745

6. The condition for a distortion less line is:
a) R/L=G/C
b) R/C=G/L
c) R=G
d) C=L

7. If the characteristic impedance of a transmission line is 50 Ω, and the inductance of the transmission line being 25 mH/m, the capacitance of the lossy transmission line is:
a) 1µF
b) 10 µF
c) 0.1 µF
d) 50 µF

8. A lossy line that has a linear phase factor as a function of frequency is called:
a) distortion less line
b) terminated lossy line
c) loss less line
d) lossy line

9. For a distortion less line, R= 0.8Ω/m, G= 0.8 msiemens/m, L= 0.01µH/m then C is:
a) 10 pF
b) 1pF
c) 1nF
d) 10nF

10. For a lossy transmission line, γ=0.02+j0.15 and is 20m long. The line is terminated with an impedance of a 400Ω. Then the input impedance of the transmission line given that the characteristic impedance of the transmission line is 156.13+j11.38Ω is:
a) 100+j50 Ω
b) 228+j36.8 Ω
c) 50+36.8j Ω
d) none of the mentioned

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