# Capacitance of the capacitors

## Quiz by Abed Suwissat

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16 questions
• Q1
What is capacitance?
The ability of a capacitor to resist electric current.
The ability of a capacitor to store electric charge.
The ability of a capacitor to produce electric charge.
The ability of a capacitor to generate electric voltage.
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• Q2
Which of the following factors affects the capacitance of a capacitor?
The area of the capacitor plates.
The thickness of the capacitor plates.
The length of the capacitor plates.
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• Q3
Which of the following factors does NOT affect the capacitance of a capacitor?
The distance between the capacitor plates.
The voltage applied to the capacitor.
The dielectric constant of the material between the capacitor plates.
The size of the capacitor plates.
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• Q4
What is the unit of capacitance?
Joule
Watt
Ohm
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• Q5
Which of the following statements is true about the capacitance of capacitors in series?
The total capacitance remains the same as the smallest individual capacitance.
The total capacitance is greater than the sum of the individual capacitances.
The total capacitance in series is less than the smallest individual capacitance.
The total capacitance is equal to the sum of the individual capacitances.
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• Q6
What is the formula for calculating the capacitance of a capacitor?
C = Q*I
C = Q/V
C = R/V
C = V/Q
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• Q7
How does the distance between the capacitor plates affect the capacitance?
As the distance increases, the capacitance increases.
The distance between the plates does not affect the capacitance.
As the distance increases, the capacitance decreases.
The capacitance remains constant regardless of the distance between the plates.
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• Q8
Which of the following factors can increase the capacitance of a capacitor?
Decreasing the voltage applied to the capacitor.
Increasing the surface area of the capacitor plates.
Using a non-polar dielectric material.
Increasing the distance between the capacitor plates.
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• Q9
What is the formula for calculating the capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor?
C = Q/V
C = P/V
C = R/I
C = εA/d
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• Q10
When capacitors are connected in series, which of the following is true?
The total capacitance decreases
The total capacitance increases
The voltage across each capacitor decreases
The total capacitance remains the same
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• Q11
Which of the following is true when capacitors are connected in parallel?
The total capacitance increases
The total capacitance decreases
The voltage across each capacitor decreases
The total capacitance remains the same
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• Q12
When capacitors are connected in series, how does the total voltage across the capacitors compare to the voltage across each individual capacitor?
The total voltage across the capacitors is greater than the voltage across each individual capacitor
The total voltage across the capacitors is equal to the sum of the voltages across each individual capacitor
The total voltage across the capacitors is less than the voltage across each individual capacitor
The total voltage across the capacitors is equal to the voltage across one of the capacitors
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• Q13
When capacitors are connected in series, how does the charge on each individual capacitor compare to the total charge?
The charge on each individual capacitor is the same as the total charge
The charge on each individual capacitor is less than the total charge
The charge on each individual capacitor is greater than the total charge
The charge on each individual capacitor is zero
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• Q14
When capacitors are connected in parallel, how does the total capacitance compare to the capacitance of each individual capacitor?
The total capacitance is greater than the capacitance of each individual capacitor
The total capacitance is less than the capacitance of each individual capacitor
The total capacitance is equal to the capacitance of one of the capacitors
The total capacitance is equal to the sum of the capacitances of each individual capacitor
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• Q15
When capacitors are connected in series, how does the total energy stored compare to the energy stored in each individual capacitor?
The total energy stored is less than the energy stored in each individual capacitor
The total energy stored is greater than the energy stored in each individual capacitor
The total energy stored is zero
The total energy stored is equal to the energy stored in each individual capacitor
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