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In a centrifugal pump, the liquid enters the pump

A. At the top

B. At the bottom

C. At the canter

D. From sides

Correct Answer :

C. At the canter


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Which of the following pump is generally used to pump highly viscous fluid?

A. Centrifugal pump

B. Reciprocating pump

C. Air lift pump

D. Screw pump

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A Pelton wheel is

A. Tangential flow impulse turbine

B. Inward flow impulse turbine

C. Outward flow impulse turbine

D. Inward flow reaction turbine

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

A. Centrifugal pump

B. Reciprocating pump

C. Jet pump

D. Airlift pump

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Power required to drive a centrifugal pump is directly proportional to ________ of its impeller.

A. Diameter

B. Square of diameter

C. Cube of diameter

D. Fourth power of diameter

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A turbine develops 10000 kW under a head of 25 metres at 135 r.p.m. Its specific speed is

A. 175.4 r.p.m.

B. 215.5 r.p.m.

C. 241.5 r.p.m.

D. 275.4 r.p.m

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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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Motion of a liquid in a volute casing of a centrifugal pump is an example of

A. Rotational flow

B. Radial

C. Forced spiral vortex flow

D. Spiral vortex flow

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Multistage centrifugal pumps are used to

A. Give high discharge

B. Produce high heads

C. Pump viscous fluids

D. All of these

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The force exerted by a jet of water (in a direction normal to flow) impinging on a fixed plate inclined at an angle θ with the jet is

A. waV/2g × sinθ

B. waV/g × sinθ

C. waV²/2g × sin2θ

D. waV²/g × sinθ

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The discharge of a double acting reciprocating pump is (where L = Length of stroke, A = Cross-sectional area of piston, and N = Speed of crank in r.p.m.)

A. L.A.N

B. 2 L.A.N

C. (L.A.N)/60

D. (2 L.A.N)/60

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The jet ratio is defined as the ratio of the

A. Diameter of jet to the diameter of Pelton wheel

B. Velocity of jet to the velocity of Pelton wheel

C. Diameter of Pelton wheel to the diameter of jet

D. Velocity of Pelton wheel to the velocity of jet

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For very high discharge at low pressure such as for flood control and irrigation applications, following type of pump is preferred

A. Centrifugal

B. Axial flow

C. Reciprocating

D. Mixed flow

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A Pelton wheel develops 1750 kW under a head of 100 metres while running at 200 r.p.m. and discharging 2500 litres of water per second. The unit power of the wheel is

A. 0.25 kW

B. 0.75 kW

C. 1.75 kW

D. 3.75 kW

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The function of guide vanes in a reaction turbine is to

A. Allow the water to enter the runner without shock

B. Allow the water to flow over them, without forming eddies

C. Allow the required quantity of water to enter the turbine

D. All of the above

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By fitting an air vessel to the reciprocating pump, there is always a saving of work done and subsequently saving of power. The saving in case of a double acting reciprocating pump is

A. 39.2 %

B. 48.8 %

C. 84.8 %

D. 88.4 %

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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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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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Pressure intensifier increases the pressure in proportion to

A. Ratio of diameters

B. Square of ratio of diameters

C. Inverse ratio of diameters

D. Square of inverse ratio of diameters

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The flow rate in gear pump

A. Increases with increase in pressure

B. Decreases with increase in pressure

C. More or less remains constant with increase in pressure

D. Unpredictable

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The relation between hydraulic efficiency (ηh), mechanical efficiency (ηm) and overall efficiency (ηo) is

A. ηh = ηo × ηm

B. ηm = ηm × ηh

C. ηo = ηh × ηm

D. None of these

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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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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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Geometric similarity is said to exist between the model and the prototype, if both of them

A. Have identical velocities

B. Are equal in size and shape

C. Are identical in shape, but differ only in size

D. Have identical forces

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If the ratio's of the corresponding forces acting at corresponding points 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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When a piping system is made up primarily of vertical lift and very little pipe friction, the pump characteristics should be

A. Horizontal

B. Nearly horizontal

C. Steep

D. First rise and then fall

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For centrifugal pump impeller, the maximum value of the vane exit angle is

A. 10° to 15°

B. 15° to 20°

C. 20° to 25°

D. 25° to 30°

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According to fan laws, for fans having constant wheel diameter, the air or gas capacity varies

A. Directly as fan speed

B. Square of fan speed

C. Cube of fan speed

D. Square root of fan speed

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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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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 flow ratio in case of Francis turbine varies from

A. 0.15 to 0.3

B. 0.4 to 0.5

C. 0.6 to 0.9

D. 1 to 1.5