# Junction Field Effect Transistor MCQ

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## Junction Field Effect Transistor MCQ

Que.1 The transconductance ‘gm‘ of a JFET is equal to

• (a) -\frac{2I_{DSS}}{V_P}
• (b) \frac{2}{|V_P|}\sqrt{I_{DSS}I_{DS}}
• (c) -\frac{2I_{DS}}{V_P}
• (d) \frac{I_{DSS}}{V_P} \left( 1-\frac{V_{GS}}{V_P} \right )

2. In a biased JFET, the shape of the channel is as shown in the given figure because

• (a) It is the property of the material used
• (b) the drain end is more reverse biased than the source end
• (c) the drain end is more forward biased than the source end
• (d) the impurity profile varies with the distance from the source

Answer: (b) the drain end is more reverse biased than the source end

3. The output current versus input voltage transfer characteristics of an n-channel JFET is such that there is

• (a) zero current flow at zero input voltage bias
• (b) current flow only when a positive input threshold voltage is crossed
• (c)current flow only when a negative input cutoff voltage bias crossed
• (d) no cutoff input voltage

Answer: (c)current flow only when a negative input cutoff voltage bias crossed

4. Which one of the following statements is correct, for a MOS capacitor fabricated on a p-type semiconductor, a strong inversion occurs when the surface potential is

• (a) equal to Fermi potential
• (b) zero
• (c) negative and equal to Fermi potential in magnitude
• (d) positive and equal to Fermi potential in magnitude

Answer: (d) positive and equal to fermi potential in magnitude

5. How is an N-channel junction field effect transistor operated as an amplifier?

• (a) with a forward bias gate-source junction
• (b) with a reverse bias gate-source junction
• (c) with an open-source junction
• (d) with a shorted gate-source junction

Answer: (b) with a reverse bias gate-source junction

6. In amOSFET, the transfer characteristics can be used to determine which of the following device parameters:

• (a) Thereshold voltage and output
• (b) transconductance and output resistance
• (c) Thereshold voltage and transconductance
• (d) transconductance and channel length modulation parameter

Answer: (c) Threshold voltage and transconductance

7. In n-channel enhancement MOSFET at a fixed drain voltage

• (a) the drain current is maximum at zero gate voltage and it decreases with applied negative gate voltage
• (b) the drain current has a finite value at zero gate voltage and it increases or decreases with the applied voltage of a proper polarity
• (c) the drain current is zero at zero gate voltage and it increases with the positive applied gate voltage
• (d) the drain current is zero for negative bias voltage to the gate and it increases as the negative gate bias is decreased in magnitude

Answer: (c) the drain current is zero at zero gate voltage and it increases with the positive applied gate voltage

8. A junction FET can be used as a voltage variable resistor

• (a) at pinch-off condition
• (b) beyond pinch-off voltage
• (c) well below pinch-off condition
• (d) for any value of VDS

Answer: (c) well below pinch-off condition

9. Which one of the following statements is correct for MOSFETs?

• (a) p-channel MOS is easier to produce than n-channel MOS
• (b) n-channel MOS must have twice the area of p-channel MOS for the same ON resistance
• (c) p-channel MOS has faster switching action than n-channel MOS
• (d) p-channel MOS has a higher packing density than n-channel MOS

Answer: (a) p-channel MOS is easier to produce than n-channel MOS

10. which of the following devices is used in the microprocessor?

• (a) JFET
• (b) BJT
• (c) MOSFET
• (d) CMOS

11. Body effect is MOSFET results in

• (a) increase in the value of transconductance
• (b) change in the value of the threshold
• (c) decrease in the value of transconductance
• (d) increase in the value of output resistance

Answer: (b) change in the value of the threshold

12. In a JFET, operating above pinch-off voltage, the

• (a) drain current increases steeply
• (b) drain current remains practically constant
• (c) drain current starts decreasing
• (d) depletion region reduces

Answer: (b) drain current remains practically constant

13. What are the advantages of MOS transistor structure in integrated circuits?

• (a) Faster switching
• (b) Less capacitance
• (c) Higher component density and lower cost
• (d) Lower resistance

Answer: (c) Higher component density and lower cost

14. In JFET, when operated above the pinch-off voltage, the

• (a) Depletion region becomes smaller
• (b) Drain current starts decreasing
• (c) Drain current remains practically constant
• (d) Drain current increases steeply

Answer: (c) Drain current remains practically constant

15. In a MOS capacitance fabricated on a p-type semiconductor, strong inversion occurs, when potential is

• (a) Equal to Fermi level
• (b) Zero
• (c) Negative and equal to Fermi potential in magnitude
• (d) Positive and equal to Fermi potential in magnitude

Answer: (d) Positive and equal to Fermi potential in magnitude

16. For JFET, the drain current ID is

• (a) I_{DSS} \left( 1 - \frac{V_{GS}}{V_p} \right )^{1/2}
• (b) I_{DSS} \left( 1 - \frac{V_{GS}}{V_p} \right )
• (c) I_{DSS} \left( 1 - \frac{V_{GS}}{V_p} \right )^{3/2}
• (d) I_{DSS} \left( 1 - \frac{V_{GS}}{V_p} \right )^{2}

Answer: (d) I_{DSS} \left( 1 - \frac{V_{GS}}{V_p} \right )^{2}

17. For n-channel depletion MOSFET, the highest transconductance gain for small signal is at

• (a) VGS = 0 V
• (b) VGS = Vp
• (c) VGS = |Vp|
• (d) VGS = – Vp

Answer: (a) VGS = 0 V  Join Our Telegram Group!