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Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 12th Physics Volume 1 and 2 Answers Guide chapter 10 - Electronics and Communication [Latest edition]

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Chapter 10: Electronics and Communication

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Evaluation [Pages 246 - 247]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 12th Physics Volume 1 and 2 Answers Guide Chapter 10 Electronics and CommunicationEvaluation [Pages 246 - 247]

Multiple choice questions

Evaluation | Q I. 1. | Page 246

The barrier potential of a silicon diode is approximately, ____________.

  • 0.7 V

  • 0.3 V

  • 2.0 V

  • 2.2 V

Evaluation | Q I. 2. | Page 246

Doping a semiconductor result in

  • The decrease in mobile charge carriers

  • The change in chemical properties

  • The change in the crystal structure

  • The breaking of the covalent bond

Evaluation | Q I. 3. | Page 246

In an unbiased p-n junction, the majority of charge carriers (that is, holes) in the p-region diffuse into the n-region because of

  • the potential difference across the p-n junction

  • the higher hole concentration in p-region than that in n-region

  • the attraction of free electrons of n-region

  • the higher concentration of electrons in the n-region than that in the p-region

Evaluation | Q I. 4. | Page 246

If a positive half-wave rectified voltage is fed to a load resistor, for which part of a cycle there will be current flow through the load?

  • 0° – 90°

  • 90° – 180°

  • 0° – 180°

  • 0° – 360°

Evaluation | Q I. 5. | Page 246

The zener diode is primarily used as ____________.

  • Rectifier

  • Amplifier

  • Oscillator

  • Voltage regulator

Evaluation | Q I. 6. | Page 246

The principle based on which a solar cell operates is ____________.

  • Diffusion

  • Recombination

  • Photovoltaic action

  • Carrier flow

Evaluation | Q I. 7. | Page 246

The light emitted in an LED is due to

  • Recombination of charge carriers

  • Reflection of light due to lens action

  • Amplification of light falling at the junction

  • Large current capacity

Evaluation | Q I. 8. | Page 246

The barrier potential of a p-n junction depends on

(i) type of semiconductor material

(ii) amount of doping

(iii) temperature

Which one of the following is correct?

  • (i) and (ii) only

  • (ii) only

  • (ii) and (iii) only

  • (i), (ii) and (iii)

Evaluation | Q I. 9. | Page 246

To obtain sustained oscillation in an oscillator,

  • Feedback should be positive

  • Feedback factor must be unity

  • Phase shift must be 0 or 2π

  • All the above

Evaluation | Q I. 10. | Page 246

If the input to the NOT gate is A = 1011, its output is ____________.

  • 0100

  • 1000

  • 1100

  • 0011

Evaluation | Q I. 11. | Page 246

Which one of the following represents forward bias diode?

Evaluation | Q I. 12. | Page 247

The given electrical network is equivalent to

  • AND gate

  • OR gate

  • NOR gate

  • NOT gate

Evaluation | Q I. 13. | Page 247

The output of the following circuit is 1 when the input ABC is

  • 101

  • 100

  • 110

  • 010

Evaluation | Q I. 14. | Page 247

The variation of frequency of carrier wave with respect to the amplitude of the modulating signal is called ____________.

  • Amplitude modulation

  • Frequency modulation

  • Phase modulation

  • Pulse width modulation

Evaluation | Q I. 15. | Page 247

The frequency range of 3 MHz to 30 MHz is used for ____________.

  • Ground wave propagation

  • Space wave propagation

  • Sky wave propagation

  • Satellite communication

Evaluation [Pages 247 - 248]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 12th Physics Volume 1 and 2 Answers Guide Chapter 10 Electronics and CommunicationEvaluation [Pages 247 - 248]

Short Answer Questions

Evaluation | Q II. 1. | Page 247

Define forbidden energy gap.

Evaluation | Q II. 2. | Page 247

Why is temperature co-efficient of resistance negative for semiconductor?

Evaluation | Q II. 3. | Page 247

What do you mean by doping?

Evaluation | Q II. 4. | Page 247

Distinguish between intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors.

Evaluation | Q II. 5. | Page 247

A diode is called a unidirectional device. Explain.

Evaluation | Q II. 6. | Page 247

What do you mean by leakage current in a diode?

Evaluation | Q II. 7. | Page 247

Draw the input and output waveforms of a full wave rectifier.

Evaluation | Q II. 8. | Page 247

Distinguish between avalanche breakdown and Zener breakdown.

Evaluation | Q II. 9. | Page 247

Give the Barkhausen conditions for sustained oscillations.

Evaluation | Q II. 10. | Page 247

Explain the current flow in an NPN transistor.

Evaluation | Q II. 11. | Page 247

What are logic gates?

Evaluation | Q II. 12. | Page 247

Explain the need for a feedback circuit in a transistor oscillator.

Evaluation | Q II. 13. | Page 247

Write a short note on diffusion current across the p-n junction.

Evaluation | Q II. 14. | Page 247

What is meant by biasing?

Evaluation | Q II. 14. | Page 247

Mention the types of biasing.

Evaluation | Q II. 15. | Page 247

Why can’t we interchange the emitter and collector even though they are made up of the same type of semiconductor material?

Evaluation | Q II. 16. | Page 248

Why are NOR and NAND gates called universal gates?

Evaluation | Q II. 17. | Page 248

Define barrier potential.

Evaluation | Q II. 18. | Page 248

What is rectification?

Evaluation | Q II. 19. | Page 248

List the applications of light emitting diode.

Evaluation | Q II. 20. | Page 248

Give the principle of solar cells.

Evaluation | Q II. 21. | Page 248

What is an integrated circuit?

Evaluation | Q II. 22. | Page 248

What is modulation?

Evaluation | Q II. 23. | Page 248

Define bandwidth of transmission system.

Evaluation | Q II. 24. | Page 248

What do you mean by skip distance?

Evaluation | Q II. 25. | Page 248

Give applications of RADAR.

Evaluation | Q II. 26. | Page 248

What is mobile communication?

Evaluation | Q II. 27. | Page 248

Explain centre frequency or resting frequency in frequency modulation.

Evaluation | Q II. 28. | Page 248

What does RADAR stand for?

Evaluation [Page 248]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 12th Physics Volume 1 and 2 Answers Guide Chapter 10 Electronics and CommunicationEvaluation [Page 248]

Long Answer Questions

Evaluation | Q III. 1. | Page 248

Elucidate the formation of n-type extrinsic semiconductors.

Evaluation | Q III. 2. | Page 248

Explain the formation of depletion region and barrier potential in PN junction diode.

Evaluation | Q III. 3. | Page 248

Draw the circuit diagram of a half wave rectifier and explain its working.

Evaluation | Q III. 4. | Page 248

Explain the construction and working of a full-wave rectifier.

Evaluation | Q III. 5. | Page 248

What is an LED? Give the principle of its operation with a diagram.

Evaluation | Q III. 6. | Page 248

Write notes on the photodiode.

Evaluation | Q III. 7. | Page 248

Explain the working principle of a solar cell. Mention its applications.

Evaluation | Q III. 8. | Page 248

Sketch the static characteristics of a common emitter transistor and bring out the essential features of input and output characteristics.

Evaluation | Q III. 9. | Page 248

Transistor functions as a switch. Explain.

Evaluation | Q III. 10. | Page 248

Describe the function of a transistor as an amplifier with the neat circuit diagram. Sketch the input and output wave forms.

Evaluation | Q III. 11. i) | Page 248

Give circuit symbol, logical operation, truth table, and Boolean expression of AND gate.

Evaluation | Q III. 11. ii) | Page 248

Give circuit symbol, logical operation, truth table, and Boolean expression of OR gate.

Evaluation | Q III. 11. iii) | Page 248

Give circuit symbol, logical operation, truth table, and Boolean expression of NOT gate.

Evaluation | Q III. 11. iv) | Page 248

Give circuit symbol, logical operation, truth table, and Boolean expression of NAND gate.

Evaluation | Q III. 11. v) | Page 248

Give circuit symbol, logical operation, truth table, and Boolean expression of NOR gate.

Evaluation | Q III. 11. vi) | Page 248

Give circuit symbol, logical operation, truth table, and Boolean expression of EX-OR gate.

Evaluation | Q II. 12. | Page 248

State and prove De Morgan’s first and second theorem.

Evaluation | Q III. 13. | Page 248

Explain the amplitude modulation with necessary diagrams.

Evaluation | Q III. 14. | Page 248

Explain the basic elements of the communication system with the necessary block diagram.

Evaluation | Q III. 15. | Page 248

Explain the ground wave propagation and space wave propagation of electromagnetic waves through space.

Evaluation | Q III. 16. | Page 248

Fiber optic communication is gaining popularity among the various transmission media. - justify

Evaluation | Q III. 17. | Page 248

List out the advantages and limitations of frequency modulation.

Evaluation | Q III. 18. | Page 248

What is meant by satellite communication?

Evaluation | Q III. 18. | Page 248

Give the applications of satellite communication.

Evaluation [Pages 248 - 250]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 12th Physics Volume 1 and 2 Answers Guide Chapter 10 Electronics and CommunicationEvaluation [Pages 248 - 250]

Numerical Problems

Evaluation | Q IV. 1. | Page 248

The given circuit has two ideal diodes connected as shown in the figure below. Calculate the current flowing through the resistance R1.

Evaluation | Q IV. 2. | Page 249

Four silicon diodes and a 10 Ω resistor are connected as shown in the figure below. Each diode has a resistance of 1 Ω. Find the current flows through the 10 Ω resistor.

Evaluation | Q IV. 3. | Page 249

Assuming VCEsat = 0.2 V and β = 50, find the minimum base current (IB) required to drive the transistor given in the figure to saturation.

Evaluation | Q IV. 4. | Page 249

A transistor of α = 0.99 and VBE = 0.7 V is connected in the common-emitter configuration as shown in the figure. If the transistor is in the saturation region, find the value of collector current.

Evaluation | Q IV. 5. | Page 249

In the circuit shown in the figure, the BJT has a current gain (β) of 50. For an emitter-base voltage VEB = 600 mV, calculate the emitter-collector voltage VEC (in volts).

Evaluation | Q IV. 6. | Page 250

Determine the current flowing through 3 Ω and 4 Ω resistors of the circuit given below. Assume that diodes D1 and D2 are ideal diodes.

Evaluation | Q IV. 7. i) | Page 250

Prove the following Boolean expression using the laws and theorems of Boolean algebra.

`("A" + "B") ("A" + overline"B")` = A

Evaluation | Q IV. 7. ii) | Page 250

Prove the following Boolean expression using the laws and theorems of Boolean algebra.

`"A" (overline"A" + "B")` = AB

Evaluation | Q IV. 7. iii) | Page 250

Prove the following Boolean expression using the laws and theorems of Boolean algebra.

(A + B) (A + C) = A + BC

Evaluation | Q IV. 8. | Page 250

Verify the given Boolean equation A + `overline"A""B"` = A + B using truth table.

Evaluation | Q IV. 9. | Page 250

In the given figure of a voltage regulator, a Zener diode of breakdown voltage 10 V is employed. Determine the current through the load resistance, the total current and the current through the diode. Use diode approximation.

Evaluation | Q IV. 10. | Page 250

Write down the Boolean equation for the output Y of the given circuit and give its truth table.

Chapter 10: Electronics and Communication

Evaluation
Class 12th Physics Volume 1 and 2 Answers Guide - Shaalaa.com

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