# The Node-Voltage Method Versus the Mesh-Current Method MCQ’s

This set of Electric Circuits Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “The Node-Voltage Method Versus the Mesh-Current Method”.

1. When there is a current source between two loops which method is preferred?
a) Mesh-voltage analysis
b) Node-current analysis
c) Supermesh
d) Supernode

2. Determine the current through 5Ω resistor in the network given below.

a) 3.38A
b) 6.01A
c) 3.27A
d) 1.27A

3. Which method is best for voltage sources?
a) Mesh analysis
b) Nodal analysis
c) Superposition principle
d) Differentiation method

4. Find the power supplied by the dependent voltage source in the circuit given below.

a) 400W
b) 383W
c) 412W
d) 148W

5. If there are b branches and n nodes, then how many node-voltage equations are required?
a) n
b) b+1
c) n-1
d) b

6. Determine V1 of the given network.

a) -0.17V
b) 4.83V
c) 5V
d) 2.62V

7. Determine the voltage V2 of the network given.

a) 0V
b) 1V
c) 4/7V
d) -4/7V

8. There are 6 branches and 2 essential nodes then 3 equations are required to describe a circuit in the mesh-current method.
a) True
b) False

9. When there is a voltage source between two nodes which method is preferred?
a) Mesh-voltage analysis
b) Node-current analysis
c) Supermesh
d) Supernode

10. Which is the best-preferred method to calculate currents flowing in the circuit?
a) Mesh-voltage analysis
b) Node-current analysis
c) Superposition principle
d) Duality principle