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If the demand for an item is trebled and the order cost is reduced to one third, then the economic order quantity

A. Is trebled

B. Remains unchanged

C. Decreases by a factor of 3

D. Decreases by a factor of 1/3

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B. Remains unchanged


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Specific gravity of hot metal (pig iron) is __________ times that of the blast furnace slag.

A. 2

B. 3

C. 0.8

D. 6

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Volume of blast furnace slag is about __________ times the volume of hot metal (pig iron) of the same weight

A. 1.5

B. 3

C. 5

D. 7

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Annealing of cast iron

A. Softens it to facilitate machining

B. Decreases the free carbon

C. Increases the strength

D. None of these

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For which pair of the fuel gases, calorific value (C.V.) of one fuel is almost double that of the other on volume basis (i.e., kcal/Nm3) while the C.V. is same on weight basis (i.e., kcal/kg)?

A. Propane and acetylene

B. Propane and LPG

C. Sewage gas and gobar gas

D. B.F gas and coke oven gas

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Identify the correct statement.

A. Sphlerite is zinc oxide

B. The first law of the thermodynamics is stated as δE = δQ - δW

C. Lead can be produced in a blast furnace

D. T. ferrooxidans is a fungus that can be used for leaching chalcopyrite

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Cold working of a material results in increase in hardness, which is termed as the __________ hardening.

A. Cold

B. Work

C. Age

D. Induction

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In __________ process, there is an increase in entropy with no degradation of energy.

A. Isothermal expansion

B. Isochoric heat addition

C. Polytropic expansion

D. Isobaric heat addition

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With increase in temperature, the electrical conductivity of a __________ decreases.

A. Semi-conductor

B. Metal or alloy

C. Dielectric

D. None of these

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Which of the following fastening devices has a head at one end and a nut fitted to the other?

A. Bolt

B. Stud

C. Top bolt

D. None of these

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In the diving apparatus, helium is used along with oxygen, because it is

A. Easily available

B. Not soluble in blood at high pressure

C. Lighter than nitrogen

D. Completely miscible with oxygen

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Magnetic permeability of iron is increased by its

A. Decarburising

B. Alloying with cobalt

C. Purification

D. Alternate heating & cooling

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On being hit with a hammer, __________ will readily fracture.

A. Brass

B. Mild steel

C. Cast iron

D. Lead

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Maximum consumption of limestone is in the __________ industry.

A. Iron and steel

B. Cement

C. Glass

D. Fertiliser

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A steam pipe is intended to be insulated with two layers of insulating materials of different thermal conductivities. For minimum heat transfer to take place

A. The better insulation material should be put just next to pipe (i.e., inside)

B. The better insulating material should be put outside

C. Either of the insulating material could be put on either side

D. Steam temperature is considered before deciding as to which insulating material is to be put inside (i.e., just next to the pipe)

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Mho's scale of hardness, which consists of 10 standard minerals is used for the measurement of __________ hardness.

A. Scratch

B. Indentation

C. Dynamic

D. Rebound

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Coarse grained steels have

A. Low toughness

B. No tendency to distort

C. High density

D. Very high toughness

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Resilience of a bolt can be increased by increasing its

A. Length

B. Shank diameter

C. Head diameter

D. None of these

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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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In case of a, centrifugal pump, the ratio h1/h2 is termed as the __________ efficiency (where, h1 = actual measured head & h2 = head imparted to the fluid by impeller).

A. Mechanical

B. Overall

C. Volumetric

D. Impeller

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Pick out the correct statement.

A. Materials exhibiting high elasticity obey Hooke's law

B. The elastic behaviour of rubber under compression is the same as its behaviour under tension

C. The damping capacity of a material is due to its plastic deformation

D. The stress required to cause plastic flow in polycrystalline material is higher as compared to monocrystalline materials due to the presence of grains of different orientations

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Encyclopaedia of Chemical Technology has been

A. Authored by Kirk Othmer

B. Edited by Perry and Chilton

C. Edited by Kirk Othmer

D. Authored by Perry and Chilton

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at 1173E; at equilibrium, what will be the number of moles of CO gas required to reduce one mole of at 1173 K?

A. 1.0

B. 1.3

C. 2.3

D. 3.3

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Out of the following, maximum temperature drop for a given heat flow & for the same thickness will be in the case of

A. Steel

B. Glass wood

C. Copper

D. Fireclay bricks

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Which of the following test is used for distinguishing among dry oils, semi-drying oils and non drying oils?

A. Elaiden test

B. Reichert-Meissl value test

C. Hunter value test

D. Iodine value test

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When the wavelength of incident X-rays increases, the angle of diffraction

A. Decreases

B. Increases

C. Remain constant

D. Shows no systematic variation

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Runge-Kutta method is used to solve a/an

A. Ordinary differential equation of nth order

B. Simultaneous non-linear equation

C. Linear differential equation

D. None of these

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The critical pressure at which the latent heat of vaporisation of steam becomes zero is __________ Kg/cm2.

A. 273.15

B. 225.65

C. 100.03

D. 373.15

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Blow off cock is provided in steam boiler to

A. Guard the boiler in case of abnormal rise in steam pressure

B. Drain out water and sludge during its repair

C. Regulate the supply of water in boiler

D. Put out the fire in the furnace when the water level in the boiler falls to unsafe limit

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CANDU type nuclear reactor using natural uranium as fuel is the extensively used nuclear reactor because of the fact that the

A. Specific fuel consumption is very low due to the use of heavy water

B. Fuel cost is much lower than that used in pressurised water or boiling water reactor

C. Heavy water is used both as coolant as well as moderator

D. Both 'b' & 'c'

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The most commonly used moderator in nuclear power plants is

A. Graphite

B. Light water

C. Heavy water

D. Beryllium