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  Electronic Curves Quiz
February 1963 Popular Electronics

February 1963 Popular Electronics

February 1963 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.

This Electronics Curves Quiz will probably prove to be a little more of a challenge than some of the ones previously appearing in Popular Electronics magazine. Being a rocket scientist won't help you much here, but being a seasoned electronics technician, hobbyist, or engineer will sure come in handy. Be careful to note the axis unit labels - I got tripped up by that from being lazy and missed one. 

 

 

 

Electronic Curves Quiz
By Robert P. Balin

The operation of electronic devices and circuits is often represented by characteristic curves. See if you can match the electronic devices and circuits at left (1 - 10) with their corresponding curves (A - J).

 

Electronic Curves Quiz, February 1963 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Curves Quiz Answers

  1 - I  Triode vacuum-tube plate characteristic curves.

  2 - F  RL circuit current-growth curve.

  3 - G  Microphone unidirectional cardioid polar pattern.

  4 - J  Tunnel diode voltage-current characteristic curve.

  5 - D  RC circuit current-decay curve.

  6 - A  Transistor common-emitter characteristic curves.

  7 - C  Zener diode current-voltage characteristic curve.

  8 - H  Parallel LC circuit resonance curve.

  9 - B  Series LC circuit resonance curve.

10 - E  Transformer core hysteresis loop.

 

 

Posted March 26, 2014

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