# Magnetic Circuit Multiple Choice Questions and Answers, Objective Questions and Answers

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## TOP Magnetic Circuit – Electrical Engineering Multiple Choice Questions and Answers

1. An air gap is usually inserted in magnetic circuits to
(a)     increase m.m.f.
(b)     increase the flux
(c) prevent saturation
(d) none of the above
Ans: c

2. The relative permeability of a ferromagnetic material is
(a)     less than one
(b)     more than one
(c) more than 10
(d) more than 100 or 1000
Ans: d

3. The unit of magnetic flux is
(a)     henry
(b)     weber
(c) ampereturn/weber
(d) ampere/metre
Ans: b

4. Permeability in a magnetic circuit corresponds to______ in an electric circuit.
(a) resistance
(b) resistivity
(c) conductivity
(d) conductance
Ans: c

5. Point out the wrong statement.
Magnetic leakage is undesirable in electric machines because it
(a) lowers their power efficiency
(b) increases their cost of manufacture
(c) leads to their increased weight
(d) produces fringing
Ans: a

6. Relative permeability of vacuum is
(a) 1
(b) 1 H/m
(c) 1/4JI
(d) 4n x 10-‘ H/m
Ans: a

7. Permanent magnets are normally made of
(a) alnico alloys
(b) aluminium
(c) cast iron
(d) wrought iron
Ans: a

8. Energy stored by a coil is doubled when its current is increased by percent.
(a) 25
(b) 50
(c)41.4
(d) 100
Ans: c

9. Those magnetic materials are best suited for making armature and transformer cores which have____permeability and_______hystersis loss.
(a) high, high
(b) low, high
(c) high, low
(d) low, low
Ans: c

10. The rate of rise of current through an inductive coil is maximum
(a)     at 63.2% of its maximum steady value
(b)     at the start of the current flow
(c) after one time constant
(d) near the final maximum value of current
Ans: b