Is electricity faster than lightning?

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Answer : Asynchronous circuits are usually faster than synchronous circuits because they are free running and do not depend on the frequency of the clock

Description : Which RAM is faster static or dynamic?

Answer : Static RAM are faster than dynamic RAM.


Answer : About 24 thousand people are killed by lightning strikes each year, and about 240 thousand more are injured. A lightning bolt is 54 thousand degrees Fahrenheit. That's hotter than the surface of the ... and will create lightning fossils. The odds of being struck by lightning are 1 in 12 thousand.

Description : How do we install lightning arrester ?

Description : For protection of rotating machines against lightning surges _______ is used.  (1) lightning arrester (2) capacitor (3) combination of lightning arrester and capacitor (4) lightning conductor and arrester

Answer : For protection of rotating machines against lightning surges combination of lightning arrester and capacitor is used. 

Description : What is the use of lightning arrester?

Answer : The lighting arrester is used to discharge the high voltage surge towards the earth by the lighting strike

Description : what is lightning arrester?

Answer : Light arrester is a protecting device which is used at substation for protecting the devices in the substation from lighting phenomenon.      

Description : necessity of transmission of electricity.

Answer :  Because of following points there is necessity of transmission of power:   1. Electrical load on power system is not concentrated at one place but it is widely spread.  2. Load ... to the point of actual utilization of it (consumers) for this purpose transmission electricity is necessary. 

Description : Describe the concept of Ferro electricity. Explain the application of Ferro electric material

Answer : The ferroelectric material has an electric dipole moment and it is spontaneously polarized. They have high dielectric constant which is nonlinear because it is dependent on the intensity of ... used in condensers to concentrate considerable quantities of electric energy within a small space. 

Description : List at least two examples that show how static electricity can be generated.

Answer : Examples of how static electricity can be generated include combing your hair, walking across a carpeted room, or sliding two pieces of plastic across each other.

Description : Define the terms: i) Tariff ii) Fuel surcharge iii) Electricity Duty iv) Connected load

Answer : i) Tariff: The rate at which a consumer is charged for the consumption of electricity is called as tariff. OR The amount of money framed by the supplier for the supply of electrical energy ... is the total wattage of all appliances which are used by the consumer on his sanctioned connection. 

Description : Define the following terms related to tariff: (i) Connected load (ii) Unit consumed (iii) Fixed charges (iv) Electricity Tax 

Answer : (i) Connected load  It is the sum of the power ratings (Watts or kW or MW) of all devices and machines existing (installed) in the premises of consumer. It is used to decide the ... a percentage of the total electricity bill which includes all amounts that go to the electricity supply agency. 

Description : The consumer of electricity could be : (A) Domestic (B) Agricultural (C) Industrial and Commercial (D) All of the above 

Answer : The consumer of electricity could be : (A) Domestic (B) Agricultural (C) Industrial and Commercial (D) All of the above 

Description : The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) is mainly responsible for:  (A) Regulating tariffs for generation and inter-state transmission of energy including tariffs  (B) Advising the government on ... (C) Efficiency and economy in the electricity industry  (D) All of the above

Answer : The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) is mainly responsible for:  (A) Regulating tariffs for generation and inter-state transmission of energy including tariffs  (B) Advising the government on ... (C) Efficiency and economy in the electricity industry  (D) All of the above

Description : As per Electricity Act, ____________means any line which is used for carrying electricity for any purpose.  (A) Electric line (B) Transmission line (C) All of the above (D) None of the above

Answer : As per Electricity Act, Electric line means any line which is used for carrying electricity for any purpose. 

Answer : Integrating instruments are those which measure the total quantity of electricity delivered in a particular time.

Description : What kinds of materials can not electricity pass through?

Description : How do magnets and copper wire make electricity?

Answer : According  to  Faradays  law , a changing  magnetic  field  on  a  conductor  induses  current  in  the  conductor  through   mutual  induction.

Description : Is electricity generated in AC or DC?

Answer : Electricity   is  generated  in  AC.

Description : What do we use to generate electricity?

Answer : Use wind turbines.  In a windy seashore we set up some wind turbines.  But when the place is not windy we got no electricity.

Description : How much electricity is produced by a power plant?

Description : Is Aluminium a good conductor of electricity?

Answer : Yes aluminium is a conductor and it is a good conductor of electricity. But copper have better conductivity as compare to aluminium.

Description : How electricity is transmitted and distributed?

Description : How electricity is distributed?

Description : How much is 1 unit of electricity?

Answer : 1 unit of electricity is equal to 1 kWh.

Description : What speed does electricity travel at?

Description : Is it AC or DC electricity in the home?

Answer : Obviously its A.C

Description : How the electricity is transmitted?

Description : How is electricity passed through a wire?

Answer : A  wire contains  mobile  electrons  as  majority  charge  carriers  and  holes  as minority  charge carriers when  an emf  or   potential  diffrence is  provided , electrons  flow  in opposite  direction  with  holes(convection current  flow)

Description : Why do you need a closed circuit for electricity to flow?

Answer : When  the  circuit  is  closed  , a potential  diffrence  is  realized  between  the  two  nodes  connected  .This  causes  flow of  electrons  and  convection  current.

Description : How does the electricity travel?

Answer : Electricity can only travel when there is a force pushing it. This force is called electromotive force. Take a look at  a water pump. When you on it force(EMF)will be applied to the ... its specified destination. This same process is applied to  electricity. EMF is required to start the process. 

Description : How do we use nuclear energy to generate electricity?

Answer : nuclear energy is produce by nuclei of atom

Description : How does electricity get from the power plant to your home?

Answer : Electricity  gets  into   my   home  due  to  potential  diffrence  created   between  the  live   wire  and  neutral  wire.

Answer : To avoid electric shock from electrical appliances to the human body 

Answer : Electricity is generated at electrical power generation station.

Answer : Rubber is a insulator it do not allow flow of current so electricity can not flow through rubber.

Answer : No. Wood is an insulator and it doesn't free electrons to flow in it.

Description : which device converts sound to electricity ?

Answer : Microphone converts sound to electricity.

Description : Do you think is DC better than AC to transmit energy?

Answer : In Long distance DC transmission will be better in cost. It requires more equipments for flexiblity In short distance AC transmission is better in  cost. It is more Flexible

Description : What weather phenomenon causes more deaths in the U.S. annually than any other except lightning?


Description : “A bolt of lightning is 5 times hotter than the surface of the sun… and a single bolt of lightning contains enough energy to cook 100,000 pieces of toast.”

Answer : A bolt of lightning can reach temperatures of roughly 30,000 deg C. The sun, on the other hand, is eclipsed in this case — its surface temperature is just 6,000 deg C. Did you also know that each year lightning kills 1000 people…and every second around 100 lightning bolts strike the Earth.

Description : Galileo found that A. falling objects fall at a constant seed B. heavy and light objects fall at the same rate. C. heavy objects all faster than lighter objects. D. the moon’s orbit is elliptical. E. only objects made of earth and water fell to the ground.

Answer : B. heavy and light objects fall at the same rate. 

Description : Mercury and Venus are said to be inferior planets because: w) they are smaller than the other planets that circle the Sun. x) their orbits are slower than the Earth's orbit. y) their orbits are faster than the Earth's orbit. z) their orbits are inside of the Earth's orbit.


Description : Which of the following statements is true for BOTH Saturn and Jupiter? w) both rotate faster than the Earth x) both rotate slower than the Earth y) only one rotates rapidly while the other rotates very slowly z) their periods of rotation are linked to their period of revolution 


Description : “Light travels 18 million times faster than rain.” 

Answer : It take the average raindrop 1.1. minute to reach the ground, falling at about 20 mph. 

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Description : Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails. If you notice that you're trimming your fingernails much more frequently than your toenails you're not just imagining it. The nails that get the most ... average, nails on both the toes and fingers grow about one-tenth of an inch each month.

Description : Facial hair grows faster than any other hair on the body. If you've ever had a covering of stubble on your face as you're clocking out at 5 o'clock you're probably pretty familiar with this. In ... never shaved his beard it would grow to over 30 feet during his lifetime, longer than a killer whale.

Description : The main argument against teacher's strikes has been that Options: A) Teacher's strikes generally have been unsuccessful B) Salaries have risen faster than the cost of living C) Teachers contract should not be violated D) The public is sympathetic to the teacher

Answer : C) Teachers contract should not be violated 

Description : The urbanisation process accounts for the wind in the urban centres during nights to remain : (A) faster than that in rural areas (B) slower than that in rural areas (C) the same as that in rural areas (D) cooler than that in rural areas 

Answer : (B) slower than that in rural areas

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