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

1. Thermistor is a contraction _________
a) thermal resistor
b) laser resistor
c) electric resistor
d) mechanical resistor

2. Thermistors have ________
a) positive temperature coefficient
b) negative temperature coefficient
c) zero temperature coefficient
d) infinite temperature coefficient

3. Thermistors ________
a) sense large changes in temperature
b) cannot sense any change in temperature
c) sense small changes in temperature
d) have a positive temperature coefficient of resistance

4. Thermistor has a resistance of ________
a) 250 ῼ to 500 kῼ
b) 50 ῼ to 10 kῼ
c) 1 ῼ to 1 kῼ
d) 100 ῼ to 100 kῼ

5. Thermistors are suited for precision temperature measurements.
a) True
b) False

6. Change in resistance is measured using a ________
a) Anderson’s bridge
b) Wheatstone’s bridge
c) Hay’s bridge
d) Maxwell’s bridge

7. Thermistor material is pressed ________
a) under zero pressure
b) under low pressure
c) under high pressure
d) under low volume

8. Thermistor follows which law for small variations ________
a) Charle’s law
b) KVL
c) KCL
d) Ohm’s law

9. At small values of voltage, a thermistor ________
a) reaches peak current slowly
b) reaches peak current immediately
c) does not reaches peak current
d) reaches peak current intermediately

10. Thermistor has low resistance.
a) True
b) False

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