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__________ cannot increase the fatigue strength of a material.

A. Grain refining

B. Grain coarsening

C. Surface hardening

D. Shot peening

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B. Grain coarsening


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An abrupt and sudden fall in the reading of barometer is an indication of the

A. Storm

B. Rain

C. Clear weather

D. Cold wave

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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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Factor of safety in machine design is defined as the ratio of ultimate stress to __________ stress.

A. Working

B. Bearing

C. Yield

D. None of these

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Working of linear variable differential transducer (LVDT) is based on the principle of variable

A. Capacitance

B. Resistance

C. Mutual inductance

D. None of these

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Dryness factor of steam is defined as the ratio of the mass of vapor in the mixture to the mass of the mixture. Dryness factor of steam is measured by a __________ calorimeter.

A. Bomb

B. Throttling

C. Junker's

D. Boy's

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For a first order chemical reaction, the concentration of the reactant decreases __________ with time.

A. Linearly

B. Exponentially

C. Logarithmically

D. Inversely

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Frother is added in the froth floatation cell used in ore beneficiation to stabilise the air bubbles (i.e., froth), which will hold the ore particles, but it does not affect the floatability of minerals. Which of the following is not used as a frother?

A. Cresylic acid

B. Xanthaies

C. Pine oil

D. All 'a' 'b' & 'c'

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Pick out the wrong statement.

A. Lead can creep under its own weight at room temperature

B. The electrical conductivity of gold is considerably reduced by alloying additions due to the decrease in electron movement

C. Recrystallisation temperature decreases with decrease in strain in a cold worked metal

D. With increase in temperature, the electrical conductivity of intrinsic semi-conductor will increase

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Moist climate is the most favourable factor in the site selection far a

A. Steel plant

B. Textile factory

C. Petroleum refinery

D. Coke oven battery

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The escape velocity of a body on earth which is independent of its mass is about __________ km/second.

A. 3

B. 7

C. 11

D. 15

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Steam condenser tubes are made of admiralty brass, in which percentage of zinc & copper are __________ respectively.

A. 70 & 30

B. 30 & 70

C. 50 & 50

D. 90 & 10

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Fibre glass is a composite material of

A. Glass fibre in a polymer matrix

B. Glass fibre in a metallic matrix

C. Polymer fibre in a glassy matrix

D. Both 'b' & 'c'

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'GASOHOL' widely used in Brazil as a motor fuel is a mixture of alcohol and

A. Petrol

B. LPG

C. Light hydrocarbon gases (e.g. butane or propane)

D. None of these

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Friction factor for fluid flow in pipe does not depend upon the

A. Pipe length

B. Pipe roughness

C. Fluid density & viscosity

D. Mass flow rate of fluid

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Tesla metre per ampere (T. m/A) is the unit for the measurement of

A. Magnetic susceptibility

B. Magnetic moment

C. Permeability of free space

D. Flux density

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Boiler draught of 10 mm water column is equivalent to

A. 1 kgf/m2

B. 10 kgf/m2

C. 10 kgf/mm2

D. 1 kgf/mm2

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Broaching tools are usually made of

A. Cermets

B. High speed steel

C. Tungsten carbide

D. Stellite

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Midrex process of sponge iron production uses reformed natural gas as the reducing agent, which uses iron ore in the form of

A. Lumps

B. Pellets

C. Briquettes

D. Sinter

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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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Which of the following is an ore dressing operation?

A. Classification

B. Smelting

C. Roasting

D. None of these

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Change in volume of metals from absolute zero temperature to their melting points is

A. Almost same for all metals

B. Different for different metals

C. Less for low melting point metals

D. Less for high melting point metals

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The function of neutral flux used in the pyrometallurgy of metal extraction is to increase the __________ of the slag.

A. Fluidity

B. Basicity

C. Acidity

D. Viscosity

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Name the safety device used to protect the boiler, when the water level falls below a minimum level.

A. Blow down valve

B. Blow off cock

C. Fusible plug

D. Safety valve

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For infinite parallel planes having emissivities ε1 & ε2, the interchange factor for radiation from surface 1 to surface 2 is given by

A.

B.

C.

D.

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Diamagnetic materials

A. Are magnetised by eddy currents only

B. Are non-magnetic and cannot be magnetised

C. Are magnetised in direction opposite to the magnetic field

D. Can be magnetised in one direction only

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Corrosion is

A. A physical phenomenon

B. A chemical phenomenon

C. Same as erosion

D. An uncontrollable phenomenon

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Moist air is cooled along the line of constant __________ , when it is passed over a cold & dry cooling coil, such that no condensation occurs?

A. Enthalpy

B. Relative humidity

C. Wet bulb temperature

D. Dew point temperature

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The best lubricants for a machine working at high temperature & load is

A. Grease

B. Solid lubricant

C. Animal oils

D. Mineral oils

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Constituents of stellite are

A. Zinc, copper & nickel

B. Cobalt, chromium & tungsten

C. Zinc, aluminium & nickel

D. Nickel, cobalt & vanadium

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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