Potentiometric Resistance Transducers

Electrical Measurements

This set of Electrical Measurements & Measuring Instruments Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Potentiometric Resistance Transducers”.

1. Potentiometric resistance transducer measures __________
a) linear displacement
b) rectangular displacement
c) square displacement
d) triangular displacement

2. Resistance potentiometer consists of _________
a) capacitive element
b) resistive element
c) inductive element
d) no elements

3. Resistance transducer has _________
a) medium efficiency
b) low efficiency
c) high efficiency
d) zero efficiency

4. What is a helipot?
a) inductive element
b) helicopter
c) helipad
d) resistive element

5. Resistance potentiometers convert mechanical displacement into _________
a) electrical signal
b) chemical signal
c) physical output
d) kinetic energy

6. Strain gauge is a _________
a) inductive transducer
b) resistive transducer
c) capacitive transducer
d) mechanical transducer

7. Strain is defined as _________
a) change in height per unit height
b) change in weight per unit weight
c) change in length per unit length
d) change in diameter per unit diameter

8. Stress is defined as _________
a) diameter per unit area
b) length per unit area
c) weight per unit area
d) force per unit area

9. Stress vs strain curve is always linear.
a) True
b) False

10. Sensitivity is the smallest value of measurable strain.
a) True
b) False

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