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  Coil Function Quiz
June 1962 Popular Electronics

June 1962 Popular Electronics

June 1962 Popular Electronics Cover - RF Cafe[Table of Contents]

People old and young enjoy waxing nostalgic about and learning some of the history of early electronics. Popular Electronics was published from October 1954 through April 1985. All copyrights are hereby acknowledged. See all articles from Popular Electronics.

Here is a quick, 10-question quiz about coils (inductors). It appeared in the June 1962 edition of Popular Electronics magazine. Don't be scared off by the vacuum tubes that appear in three drawings. Just pretend they are transistors - it won't affect your answers. One of the coil applications is almost obsolete for most people as the nature of computer monitors and TV screens has changed significantly in the last decade.

Coil Function Quiz

Coils used in electronic circuits often acquire special names which roughly describe their chief function. See if you can match coil drawings A - J with the "names" below.

By Robert P. Balin

Coil Function Quiz, June 1962 Popular Electronics - RF Cafe

 

Here are other Popular Electronics quizzes:

- Lamp Brightness Quiz, January 1969
- Graph Interpretation Quiz, April 1967
- Electronic Quizoo, October 1962
- Electronic Photo Album Quiz, Mar 1963
- Electronic Analogy Quiz, Nov 1961
- Electronic Alphabet Quiz, May 1963
- RC Circuit Quiz, Jun 1963
- Diode Quiz, Jul 1961
- Kool-Keeping Kwiz, Jun 1970
- Electronic Curves Quiz, Feb 1963
- Electronic Numbers Quiz, Dec 1962
- Energy Conversion Quiz, Apr 1963
- Coil Function Quiz, Jun 1962
- Electronics Analogy Quiz, Aug 1960
- Audio Quiz, April 1955
- Electronic Unit Quiz, May 1962
- Capacitor Circuit Quiz, Jun 1968
- Magnetic Phenomena Quiz, Feb 1962
- Electronics Geography Quiz, Apr 1970
- Electronic Menu Quiz,  Aug 1963
- Electronic Noise Quiz, Aug 1962
- Electronic Current Quiz, Oct 1963
- Electronic Inventors Quiz, Nov 1963
- Resistor Function Quiz, Jan 1962
- Electronic Measurement Quiz, Jan 1963
- Vacuum Tube Quiz, Feb 1961

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Answers to Coil Function Quiz

1  Deflection coil ....................................................... I

2  Tickler coil.. ........................................................... C

3  Relay solenoid....................................................... J

4  Loading coil.......................................................... G

5  Quadrature coil.................................................... H

6  Voice coil ............................................................. A

7  Field winding........................................................ E

8  Balun ................................................................... B

9  Peaking coil.......................................................... F
 
10  Shading coil....................................................... D

 

 

Posted December 5, 2013

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