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A gas which is collected over water becomes moistened due to water vapor, exerts its own partial pressure at the gas temperature, which is termed as its

A. Aqueous tension

B. Saturated humidity

C. Vapor pressure

D. Absolute humidity

Correct Answer :

A. Aqueous tension


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At the point of boundary layer separation in fluid flow, the

A. Shear stress is maximum

B. Velocity gradient is flat

C. Density variation is maximum

D. Shear stress is zero

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Fibre reinforced plastic (FRP) are

A. Made of glass fibre and thermoplastic resins

B. Anisotropic

C. Made of thermosetting resin and glass fibre

D. Both 'b' & 'c'

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The co-ordination number in simple cubic structure is

A. 4

B. 6

C. 8

D. 12

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In Imperial Smelting Process for extraction of zinc, zinc vapour thus produced is quenched in the external condenser by the use of the following:

A. Jet of water at high pressure

B. Blast of air

C. Mixture of water and air

D. Rain of molten lead

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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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__________ is the process used for setting up compressive stresses in the surface of a metal to improve its fatigue strength.

A. Lancing

B. Shot peening

C. Slugging

D. Spinning

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The heat of neutralisation remains constant, when there is a reaction between dilute solutions of strong

A. Base and strong acid

B. Base and weak acid

C. Acid and weak base

D. None of these

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For grinding of softer materials, the grinding wheel should have __________ grain size.

A. Finer

B. Coarser

C. Medium

D. Any type of

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At 100% relative humidity, the dew point temperature of moist air is

A. Less than the wet bulb temperature

B. More than the wet bulb temperature

C. Equal to the wet bulb temperature

D. Equal to the ambient temperature

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The main constituent of bones is

A. CaF2

B. Ca3(PO4)2

C. CaCO3

D. CaCl2

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The ratio of thermal & electrical conductivity is same for all the metals at the same temperature; and at around room temperature, this ratio is proportional to(where, T = absolute temperature, °K)

A. T

B. 1/T

C. T2

D. 1/T2

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All the atoms of the world comprise of electrons, proton & neutron except that of __________ atom in which neutron is absent.

A. Deuterium

B. Hydrogen

C. Neon

D. Helium

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During sensible cooling of air, its wet bulb temperature

A. Decreases but dew point remains constant

B. Increases but dew point remains constant

C. Increases & the dew point decreases

D. Decreases & the dew point increases

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Pick out the wrong statement.

A. A soft magnetic material should have high permeability and small area of hysteresis loop

B. Poisson's ratio of high melting point metals is more than unity

C. Solders generally melt at less than 185°C

D. Steel produced by B.O.F process is ideally suited for manufacturing flat product

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A material being tested for endurance strength is subjected to the __________ load.

A. Impact

B. Completely reversed

C. Dynamic

D. Static & dynamic

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Air/fuel ratio on molar (volume) basis for combustion of methane with theoretical quantity of air with be

A. 9.5 : 1

B. 12.5 : 1

C. 15.5 : 1

D. 18.5 : 1

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The most important consideration, while designing the refrigeration system of an aircraft is that the refrigeration system

A. Is as light as possible

B. Has very high C.O.P.

C. Employs minimum quantity of refrigerant

D. Consumer minimum horse power

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The refractory brick which has good thermal shock resistance at high temperature but cracks on cooling below 400°C is

A. Magnesite

B. Chrome

C. Silica

D. Fireclay

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Increasing the carbon content of steel

A. Reduces the upper shelf energy

B. Increasing the ductility transition temperature

C. Decreases brittleness

D. Decreases hardness

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The most prominent single cause of corrosion in boiler-tubes, drums, economisers and steam superheaters in a thermal power plant boiler is the

A. Water alkalinity & leakage

B. Hydrazine addition during feed water treatment

C. Release of non-condensable gas from water in the boiler

D. Scale formation

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During sensible heating of humid air

A. Relative humidity increases

B. Dew point remains constant

C. Dry bulb & wet bulb temperature increases

D. Both 'b' & 'c'

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The materials which fracture even at small strains are termed as brittle, while those materials which exhibit an appreciable deformation before failure are termed as

A. Rigid

B. Tough

C. Ductile

D. Plastic

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The mechanism which changes the value of manipulated variable in response to the output signal from the control unit is called the

A. Final control element

B. On-off control

C. Floating control action

D. None of these

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The heat released by cooling one mole of copper from 400 K to room temperature (300 K) is (assume : Cp of copper is 23 J K-1mole-1)

A. 2300 J

B. 4600 J

C. 230 J

D. 2.3 × 106 J

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Powder metallurgy is used to produce

A. High precision components with complex cavities and sharp features

B. Components of large size

C. Porosity free components

D. Components of such alloys whose constituents do not form alloys readily

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The activity co-efficient of the solute in a dilute solution

A. Decreases with the increase of concentration of the solute

B. Increases with the increase of concentration of the solute

C. Remains constant

D. Is unity at infinite dilution

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The laminar boundary layer thickness in zero pressure gradient flow over a flat plate along the x-direction varies as x0.5 while the thickness of turbulent boundary layer varies as (where, x = distance from the leading edge)

A. x1.5

B. x0.8

C. x-1.5

D. x-0.8

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Which of the following are considered applications of ultrasonic testing?

A. Determination of elastic constant

B. Detection of defects in metal

C. Measurement of material thickness

D. None of the above

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Good design of the casing of a centrifugal pump aims at minimising the

A. Cavitation

B. Frictional losses

C. Kinetic energy loss

D. Static head

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In the formation of cermets, the ratio of ceramic material to metallic material is usually 80:20. Which of the following is a cermet?

A. Zirconia

B. Alumina

C. Bakelite

D. Tungsten carbide