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A furnace is made of a refractory brick wall of thickness 0.5 metre and thermal conductivity 0.7 W/m.°K For the same temperature drop and heat loss, this refractory wall can be replaced by a layer of diatomaceous earth of thermal conductivity 0.14 W/m.K and thickness __________ metre.

A. 0.01

B. 0.1

C. 0.25

D. 0.5

Correct Answer :

B. 0.1


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__________ fluid force is not considered in the Navier-Stokes equation.

A. Turbulent

B. Viscous

C. Gravity

D. Pressure

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Which of the following is not categorised as the ore agglomeration process?

A. Nodulising

B. Pelletising

C. Balling

D. Briquetting

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Desalination of water

A. Makes it potable

B. Makes it non-potable

C. Means distillation of water

D. None of these

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Principal alloying element in Elinvar (used for making hair springs for watches) is

A. Copper

B. Aluminium

C. Nickel

D. Zinc

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Out of the following, the joint produced by __________ has the lowest strength.

A. Soldering

B. Welding

C. Brazing

D. Riveting

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What is the percentage of chromium in 18-4-1 high speed steel?

A. 1

B. 4

C. 18

D. 23

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Wave length of X-rays is about 1 angstrom; however it cannot pass through a sheet of

A. Paper

B. Cloth

C. Lead

D. Aluminium

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Cast iron contains __________ percent carbon.

A. 2.5

B. 3.75

C. 4.75

D. 5.25

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Metallic surveying tapes are made of __________ which has a low co-efficient of expansion & enough strength.

A. Invar

B. Hastelloy

C. Duralumin

D. Monel metal

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The wet bulb temperature is lower in dry air than in wet air at the same temperature. A dry bulb thermometer registers a higher temperature than a wet bulb thermometer except at __________ percent relative humidity.

A. 0

B. 100

C. 50

D. None of these

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Brittleness induced due to the presence of sulphur in steel can be reduced by adding

A. Manganese

B. Magnesium

C. Vanadium

D. Copper

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Melting point & boiling points of liquid oxygen are respectively - 218.8°C & - 183°C, while the same for liquid nitrogen is - 210°C & - 195.8°C respectively. The difference in melting points of liquid oxygen & liquid nitrogen is not equal to 8.8

A. °C

B. °F

C. °K

D. °R

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Addition of __________ to steel does not help in improving its machinability.

A. Sulphur

B. Silicon

C. Lead

D. Phosphorous

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__________ is not used as the control rod material in a nuclear reactor.

A. Cobalt

B. Hafnium

C. Cadmium

D. Boron

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A cylindrical rod subjected to a tensile strain within the elastic limit undergoes a volume change. If the volume strain is equal to half the tensile strain, then the Poisson's ratio of the rod is

A. 0

B. 0.33

C. 0.44

D. 0.25

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One ton of refrigeration is not equivalent to the heat removal rate of

A. 200 BTU/minute

B. 50 kcal/minute

C. 50 kJ/sec

D. 3.5 KW

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The condition of diffraction from a crystal is given by

A. nλ = 2d Sin θ

B. λ = d Sin 2θ

C. λ = 2d Sin 2θ

D. nλ = d Sin θ

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Carnot cycle is also termed as the constant __________ cycle in thermodynamics.

A. Entropy

B. Pressure

C. Volume

D. Heat

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Alloying elements present in Haynes stellite, which has superior performance than high speed steel, are:

A. Nickel, cobalt & chromium

B. Tungsten, chromium & cobalt

C. Manganese, chromium & cobalt

D. Tungsten, molybdenum & nickel

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The amount of water evaporated in kg per kg of fuel burnt in a boiler is called the __________ of a boiler.

A. Evaporative capacity

B. Evaporation efficiency

C. Thermal efficiency

D. Steam load

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In case of simple harmonic motion, displacement is proportional to the

A. Velocity

B. Acceleration

C. Both (A) & (B)

D. Neither (A) nor (B)

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__________ is the most suitable lubricant for drawing mild steel wires?

A. Kerosene

B. Water

C. Sodium stearate

D. Lime water

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Solidification time of a molten metal in a casting is proportional to (where, V = volume of metal & A = its surface area; in the casting)

A. V/A

B. V/A2

C. V2/A

D. V2/A2

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The most economical channel section for the fluid flow is the one for which the discharge is maximum for a given cross-sectional area. Vertical velocity distribution in an open channel for laminar flow can be assumed to be

A. Parabolic

B. Hyperbolic

C. Straight line

D. None of these

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Metalloids

A. Are good conductor of heat & electricity

B. Act as electron donors with metals & as electron acceptor with non-metals

C. Are not necessarily solids at room temperature

D. Are compounds that exhibit both metallic & non-metallic properties to some extent and are exemplified by elements like germanium, silicon & boron

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Case hardening is not done by

A. Nitriding

B. Hot dipping

C. Electroplating

D. Both b & c

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Austempering process results in the formation of __________ structure.

A. Martensitic

B. Bainitic

C. Carburised

D. Stressed

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Young's modulus of a material is the measure of its

A. Stiffness

B. Malleability

C. Creep resistance

D. Tensile strength

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Tip of the match stick contains a mixture of

A. K + S

B. K + S + K2Cr2O7

C. S + K2Cr2O7 + White P

D. None of these

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Stresses encountered in the metal forming processes are less than the __________ of the material.

A. Fracture strength

B. Yield strength

C. Elastic limit

D. Limit of proportionality