# Electronic Devices and Circuits Questions and Answers – Small Signal Operations and Model

This set of Electronic Devices and Circuits Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Small Signal Operations and Model”.

1. A transistor with ß = 120 is biased to operate at a dc collector current of 1.2 mA. Find the value of gm.
a) 12mA/V
b) 24 mA/V
c) 36 mA/V
d) 48 mA/V

Explanation:

2. A transistor with ß = 120 is biased to operate at a dc collector current of 1.2 mA. Find the value of R?p.
a) 625 ohm
b) 1250 ohm
c) 2500 ohm
d) 5000 ohm

Explanation:

3. A transistor with ß = 120 is biased to operate at a dc collector current of 1.2 mA. Find the value of Re.
a) 2.5 ohm
b) 20.6 ohm
c) 25.2 ohm
d) 30.4 ohm

Explanation:

4. A transistor operating with nominal gm of 60 mA/V has a ß that ranges from 50 to 200. Also, the bias circuit, being less than ideal, allows a 20% variation in Ic. What is the smallest value found of the resistance looking into the base?
a) 347 ohm
b) 694 ohm
c) 1041 ohm
d) 1388 ohm

Explanation:

5. A transistor operating with nominal gm of 60 mA/V has a ß that ranges from 50 to 200. Also, the bias circuit, being less than ideal, allows a 20% variation in Ic. What is the largest value found of the resistance looking into the base?
a) 1050 ohm
b) 21000 ohm
c) 3150 ohm
d) 4200 ohm

Explanation:

6. A designer wishes to create a BJT amplifier with a gm of 50 mA/V and a base input resistance of 2000 O or more. What is the minimum ß he can tolerate for the transistor used?
a) 100
b) 150
c) 200
d) 250

Explanation:

7. A designer wishes to create a BJT amplifier with a gm of 50 mA/V and a base input resistance of 2000 O or more. What emitter bis current should he choose?
a) 1.06 mA
b) 1.16 mA
c) 1.26 mA
d) 1.36 mA

Explanation:

8. Which of the following is true?
a) Ib = ß Ic
b) Ib = ß + 1/ Ic
c) Ib = Ic/ß
d) Ib = Ic/ ß – 1

Explanation: The correct relationship between Ic and Ie is Ib = Ic/ß.

9. The SI units of transconductance is
a) Ampere/ volt
b) Volt/ ampere
c) Ohm
d) Siemens

Explanation: Transcoductance is given by Ic/Vt.

10. Which of the following represents the correct mathematical form of the term denoted by the symbol Rp?
a) ß/gm
b) Vt/Ib
c) All of the mentioned
d) None of the mentioned

Explanation: Both of the expressions are identical.

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