# Integrated Circuit Technologies MCQ Questions & Answers

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

Question 1

For a CMOS gate, which is the best speed-power product?

A. 1.4 pJ
B. 1.6 pJ
C. 2.4 pJ
D. 3.3 pJ

Question 2

TTL is alive and well, particularly in ________.

A. industrial applications
B. educational applications
C. military applications
D. commercial applications

Question 3

Which equation is correct?

A. VNL = VIL(max) + VOL(max)
B. VNH = VOH(min) + VIH(min)
C. VNL = VOH(min) – VIH(min)
D. VNH = VOH(min) – VIH(min)

Question 4

An open-collector output requires ________.

A. a pull-down resistor
B. a pull-up resistor
C. no output resistor
D. an output resistor

Question 5

Which is not a precaution for handling CMOS?

A. Devices should be placed with pins down on a grounded surface, such as a metal plate.
B. All tools, test equipment, and metal workbenches should be earth grounded.
C. CMOS devices should not be inserted into sockets or PC boards with the power on.
D. Wear wool clothes at all times.

Question 6

The greater the propagation delay, the ________.

A. lower the maximum frequency
B. higher the maximum frequency
C. maximum frequency is unaffected
D. minimum frequency is unaffected

Question 7

A standard TTL circuit with a totem-pole output can sink, in the LOW state (IOL(max)), ________.

A. 16 mA
B. 20 mA
C. 16 A
D. 20 A

Question 8

If ICCH is specified as 1.1 mA when VCC is 5 V and if the gate is in a static (noncharging) HIGH output state, the power dissipation (PD) of the gate is ________.

A. 5.5 mW
B. 5.5 W
C. 5 mW
D. 1.1 mW

Question 9

Which transistor element is used in CMOS logic?

A. FET
B. MOSFET
C. Bipolar
D. Unijunction

Question 10

Which is not an output state for tristate logic?

A. HIGH
B. LOW
C. High-Z
D. Low-Z

Question 11

Which factor does not affect CMOS loading?

A. Charging time associated with the output resistance of the driving gate
B. Discharging time associated with the output resistance of the driving gate
C. Output capacitance of the load gates
D. Input capacitance of the load gates

Question 12

The nominal value of the dc supply voltage for TTL and CMOS is ________.

A. +3 V
B. +5 V
C. +9 V
D. +12 V

Question 13

In a TTL circuit, if an excessive number of load gate inputs are connected, ________.

A. VOH(min) drops below VOH
B. VOH drops below VOH(min)
C. VOH exceeds VOH(min)
D. VOH and VOH(min) are unaffected

Question 14

The active switching element used in all TTL circuits is the ________.

A. bipolar junction transistor (BJT)
B. field-effect transistor (FET)
C. metal-oxide semiconductor field-effect transistor (MOSFET)
D. unijunction transistor (UJ)

Question 15

Which is not part of emitter-coupled logic (ECL)?

A. Differential amplifier
B. Bias circuit
C. Emitter-follower circuit
D. Totem-pole circuit

Question 16

PMOS and NMOS circuits are used largely in ________.

A. MSI functions
B. LSI functions
C. diode functions
D. TTL functions

Question 17

An open-drain gate is the CMOS counterpart of ________.

A. an open-collector TTL gate
B. a tristate TTL gate
C. a bipolar junction transistor
D. an emitter-coupled logic gate

Question 18

A TTL NAND gate with IIL(max) of –1.6 mA per input drives eight TTL inputs. How much current does the drive output sink?

A. –12.8 mA
B. –8 mA
C. –1.6 mA
D. –25.6 mA

Question 19

Which logic family combines the advantages of CMOS and TTL?

A. BiCMOS
B. TTL/CMOS
C. ECL
D. TTL/MOS

Question 20

One output structure of a TTL gate is often referred to as a ________.

A. totem-pole arrangement
B. diode arrangement
C. JBT arrangement
D. base, emitter, collector arrangement

Question 21

Most TTL logic used today is some form of ________.

A. Schottky TTL
B. tristate TTL
C. low-power TTL
D. open-collector TTL

Question 22

Which is not a MOSFET terminal?

A. Gate
B. Drain
C. Source
D. Base