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Zener Diode MCQ Questions And Answers - Semiconductor Devices

Zener Diode MCQs : This section focuses on the "Zener Diode" in Semiconductor Devices. These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) should be practiced to improve the Semiconductor Devices skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placement, entrance exam and other competitive examinations.




Question 1

A Zener Diode, also known as a?

A. ideal diode
B. pn diode
C. tunnel diode
D. breakdown diode

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Question 2

A ____________ is a heavily doped semiconductor device that is designed to operate in the reverse direction.

A. ideal diode
B. Tunnel diode
C. Zener diode
D. None of the above

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Question 3

How many types of breakdowns for a Zener Diode?

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4

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Question 4

A Zener diode operates just like a normal diode when it is forward-biased.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE
C. Can be true or false
D. Can not say

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Question 5

___________ occurs both in normal diode and Zener Diode at high reverse voltage.

A. Zener Breakdown
B. Avalanche breakdown
C. Ideal breakdown
D. None of the above

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Question 6

In a Zener diode with a high breakdown voltage has?

A. P or N is lightly doped
B. Heavily doped P and N
C. Lightly doped P and N
D. Both A and B

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Question 7

In Zener diode, the Zener breakdown takes place

A. Below 6 V
B. At 6 V
C. Above 6 V
D. 0 V

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Question 8

The V-I characteristics of a Zener diode can be divided into ___________ parts.

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4

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Question 9

In Zener diode, for currents greater than the knee current, the v-i curve is almost

A. Almost a straight line parallel to y-axis
B. Equally inclined to both the axes with a positive slope
C. Equally inclined to both the axes with a negative slope
D. Almost a straight line parallel to x-axis

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Question 10

Zener diodes can be effectively used in voltage regulator. However, they are these days being replaced by more efficient

A. Operational Amplifier
B. MOSFET
C. Integrated Circuits
D. All of the above

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