# State Models for Linear Continuous-Time Systems MCQ’s

This set of Control Systems Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “State Models for Linear Continuous-Time Systems”.

1. Open loop transfer function of a system having one zero with a positive real value is called.
a) Zero phase function
b) Negative phase function
c) Positive phase function
d) Non-minimum phase function

2. Assertion (A): The stator winding of a control transformer has higher impedance per phase
Reason (R): The rotor of control transformer is cylindrical in shape.
a) Both A and R are true and R is correct explanation of A
b) Both A and R are true and R is not correct Explanation of A
c) A is True and R is false
d) A is False and R is true

3. Consider the following servomotors:
1. AC-two phase servomotor
2. DC servomotor
3. Hydraulic servomotor
4. Pneumatic servomotor
The correct sequence of these servomotor in increasing order of power handling capacity is:
a) 2,4,3,1
b) 4,2,3,1
c) 2,4,1,3
d) 4,2,1,3

4. Assertion (A): In a shunt regulator, the control element is connected in shunt with the load to achieve constant output voltage.
Reason (R): The impedance of the control element varies to keep the total current flowing through the load and the control element constant.
a) Both A and R are true and R is correct explanation of A
b) Both A and R are true and R is not correct Explanation of A
c) A is True and R is false
d) A is False and R is true

5. A tachometer is used as an inner loop in a position control servo-system. What is the effect of feedback on the gain of the sub-loop incorporating tachometer and in the effective time constant of the system?
a) Both are reduced
b) Gain is reduced but the time constant is increased
c) Gain is increased but the time constant is reduced
d) Both are increased

6. In case of DC servomotor the back-emf is equivalent to an “electric friction” which tends to :
a) Improve stability of the motor
b) Slowly decrease stability of the motor
c) Vary rapidly decrease stability of the motor
d) Have no effect on stability

7. Assertion (A): In the error detector configuration using a synchro transmitter and synchro control transformer, the latter is connected to the error amplifier.
Reason (R): Synchro control transformer has almost a uniform reluctance path between the rotor and the stator.
a) Both A and R are true and R is correct explanation of A
b) Both A and R are true and R is not correct Explanation of A
c) A is True and R is false
d) A is False and R is true

8. If the initial conditions are inherently zero, what does it physically mean?
a) The system is at rest but stores energy
b) The system is working but does not store energy
c) The system is at rests or no energy is stored in any of its parts
d) The system is working with zero reference input

9. Consider the following statements for the pneumatic and hydraulic systems:
1. The normal operating pressure of pneumatic control is very much higher than that of hydraulic control.
2. In, pneumatic control external leakage is permissible to a certain extent, but there should no leakage in a hydraulic control.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 and 2

10. The transfer function of a LTI system is given as 1/(s+1). What is the steady-state value of the unit-impulse response?
a) 0
b) 1
c) 2
d) Infinite