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Guide angle as per the aerofoil theory of Kaplan turbine blade design is defined as the angle between

A. Lift and resultant force

B. Drag and resultant force

C. Lift and tangential force

D. Lift and drag

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A. Lift and resultant force


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In a centrifugal pump casing, the flow of water leaving the

A. Radial

B. Axial

C. Centrifugal

D. Vortex

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Which of the following is not an impulse turbine?

A. Girad turbine

B. Turgo turbine

C. Pelton wheel

D. Kaplan turbine

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Which of the following statement is wrong?

A. The reaction turbines are used for low head and high discharge.

B. The angle of taper on draft tube is less than 8°.

C. An impulse turbine is generally fitted slightly above the tail race.

D. A Francis turbine is an impulse turbine.

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Overall efficiency of a centrifugal pump is the ratio of

A. Energy available at the impeller to the energy supplied to the pump by the prime mover

B. Actual workdone by the pump to the energy supplied to the pump by the prime mover

C. Energy supplied to the pump to the energy available at the impeller

D. Manometric head to the energy supplied by the impeller per kN of water

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According to fan laws, at constant weight of air or gas, the speed, capacity and pressure vary

A. Directly as the air or gas density

B. Inversely as square root of density

C. Inversely as density

D. As square of density

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Which of the following pump is successfully used for lifting water to the turbines?

A. Centrifugal pump

B. Reciprocating pump

C. Jet pump

D. Air lift pump

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Which of the following is not a reaction turbine?

A. Fourneyron turbine

B. Journal turbine

C. Thomson's turbine

D. Pelton wheel

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In a centrifugal pump casing, the flow of water leaving the impeller, is

A. Rectilinear flow

B. Radial flow

C. Free vortex motion

D. Forced vortex

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A centrifugal pump will start delivering liquid only when the pressure rise in the impeller is equal to the

A. Kinetic head

B. Velocity head

C. Manometric head

D. Static head

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Low specific speed of turbine implies it is

A. Propeller turbine

B. Francis turbine

C. Impulse turbine

D. Any one of the above

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The discharge through a turbine is

A. Directly proportional to H1/2

B. Inversely proportional to H1/2

C. Directly proportional to H3/2

D. Inversely proportional to H3/2

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Indicator diagram of a reciprocating pump is a graph between

A. Flow vs. swept volume

B. Pressure in cylinder vs. swept volume

C. Flow vs. speed

D. Pressure vs. speed

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The angle of taper on draft tube is

A. Greater than 15°

B. Greater than 8°

C. Greater than 5°

D. Less than 8°

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Saving of work done and power by fitting an air vessel to single acting reciprocating pump is of the order of

A. 39.2 %

B. 49.2 %

C. 68.8 %

D. 84.8 %

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The efficiency of a hydraulic press is given by (where W = Weight lifted by ram, P = Force applied on plunger, A = Area of ram, and a = Area of plunger)

A. (W/p) × (A/a)

B. (p/W) × (a/A)

C. (W/p) × (a/A)

D. (p/W) × (A/a)

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According to fan laws, at constant pressure, the speed capacity and power vary

A. Directly as the air or gas density

B. Inversely as square root of density

C. Inversely as density

D. As square of density

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The hydraulic efficiency of an impulse turbine is maximum when velocity of wheel is _______ of the jet velocity,

A. One-fourth

B. One-half

C. Three-fourth

D. Double

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When a piping system is made up primarily of friction head and very little of vertical lift, then pump characteristics should be

A. Horizontal

B. Nearly horizontal

C. Steep

D. First rise and then fall

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For 450 m head of water, _________ shall be used.

A. Pelton wheel

B. Kaplan turbine

C. Francis turbine

D. None of these

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If the ratios of all the corresponding linear dimensions are equal, then the model and the prototype are said to have

A. Geometric similarity

B. Kinematic similarity

C. Dynamic similarity

D. None of these

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The undershot water wheels are those in which

A. The wheel runs entirely by the weight of water

B. The wheel runs entirely by the impulse of water

C. The wheel runs partly by the weight of water and partly by the impulse of water

D. None of the above

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A ship with jet propulsion draws water through inlet orifices at right angles to the direction of its motion. The propelling force of the jet is (where a = Area of the jet, Vr = Relative velocity of the jet and ship = V + v, v = Velocity of the ship, and V = Velocity of the jet issuing from the ship)

A. waVr /g × (Vr + v)

B. waVr /g × (Vr - v)

C. waVr /g × (Vr + v)²

D. waVr /g × (Vr - v)²

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The number of buckets on the periphery of a Pelton wheel is given by

A. (D/2d) + 5

B. (D/2d) + 10

C. (D/2d) + 15

D. (D/2d) + 20

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The Fourneyron turbine is _________ reaction turbine.

A. An axial flow

B. An inward flow

C. An outward flow

D. A mixed flow

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The hydraulic efficiency of an impulse turbine is the

A. Ratio of the actual power produced by the turbine to the energy actually supplied by the turbine

B. Ratio of the actual work available at the turbine to the energy imparted to the wheel

C. Ratio of the work done on the wheel to the energy of the jet

D. None of the above

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Which place in hydraulic turbine is most susceptible for cavitations?

A. Inlet of draft rube

B. Blade inlet

C. Guide blade

D. Penstock

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Reaction turbines are used for

A. Low head

B. High head

C. High head and low discharge

D. Low head and high discharge

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Reciprocating pumps are no more to be seen in industrial applications (in comparison to centrifugal pumps) because of

A. High initial and maintenance cost

B. Lower discharge

C. Lower speed of operation

D. Necessity of air vessel

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A hydraulic accumulator is a device used to store ________ energy which may be supplied to a machine later on.

A. Strain

B. Pressure

C. Kinetic

D. None of these

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In axial flow fans and turbines, fluid enters and leaves as follows

A. Radially, axially

B. Axially, radially

C. Axially, axially

D. Radially, radially