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Inductance: Quiz


Question 1: The SI unit of inductance is the henry (H), named after American scientist and magnetic researcher ________.
Alexander Dallas BacheJoseph HenryCharles Doolittle WalcottMichael Faraday

Question 2: Inductance is the property in an electrical circuit where a change in the ________ through that circuit induces an electromotive force (EMF) that opposes the change in current (See Induced EMF).
Electric chargeMaxwell's equationsElectric currentMagnetic field

Question 3: When one inductor is closely coupled to another inductor through mutual inductance, such as in a ________, the voltages, currents, and number of turns can be related in the following way:
Alternating currentTransformer typesTransformerNikola Tesla

Question 4: The quantitative definition of the (self-) inductance of a wire loop in ________ units (webers per ampere, known as henries) is
Metric systemInternational System of UnitsSystems of measurementConversion of units

Question 5: The circuit voltage for a nonlinear inductor is obtained via the differential inductance as shown by Faraday's Law and the ________ of calculus.
DerivativeChain ruleGradientIntegral

Question 6: When either side of the transformer is a ________, the amount of mutual inductance between the two windings determines the shape of the frequency response curve.
LC circuitRLC circuitRL circuitRC circuit

Question 7: The mutual inductance also has a relationship with the ________.
Maxwell's equationsMagnetic fieldInductanceMagnetic moment

Question 8: The term 'inductance' was coined by ________ in February 1886.
ElectricityOliver HeavisideMagnetismMaxwell's equations

Question 9: In electrical circuits, any electric current, i, produces a ________ and hence generates a total magnetic flux, Φ, acting on the circuit.
Magnetic fieldMagnetic momentMaxwell's equationsMagnetism

Question 10: However, a non-zero current induces a ________ by Ampère's law.
Maxwell's equationsMagnetismMagnetic fieldMagnetic moment


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