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In a centrifugal pump, the regulating valve is provided on the

A. Casing

B. Delivery pipe

C. Suction pipe

D. Impeller

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B. Delivery pipe


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The discharge through a reaction turbine ________ with the increase in unit speed.

A. Decreases

B. Increases

C. Remain same

D. None of these

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The speed 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

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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 discharge of wheel is

A. 0.25 m3/s

B. 0.5 m3/s

C. 1.5 m3/s

D. 2.5 m3/s

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The working of which of the following hydraulic units is based on Pascal's law?

A. Air lift pump

B. Jet pump

C. Hydraulic coupling

D. Hydraulic press

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Head developed by a centrifugal pump is

A. Proportional to diameter of impeller

B. Proportional to speed of impeller

C. Proportional to diameter and speed of impeller

D. None of the above

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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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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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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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The specific speed from 160 to 500 r.p.m. of a centrifugal pump indicates that the pump is

A. Slow speed with radial flow at outlet

B. Medium speed with radial flow at outlet

C. High speed with radial flow at outlet

D. High speed with axial flow at outlet

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Medium specific speed of a pump implies it is

A. Centrifugal pump

B. Mixed flow pump

C. Axial flow pump

D. Any one of the above

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The unit power developed by a turbine is (where P = Power developed by the turbine under a head of water (H).

A. P/ √H

B. P/ H

C. P/ H3/2

D. P/ H²

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The ratio of quantity of liquid discharged per second from the pump to the quantity of liquid passing per second through the impeller is known as

A. Manometric efficiency

B. Mechanical efficiency

C. Overall efficiency

D. Volumetric efficiency

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The depth of the bucket for a Pelton wheel is generally ________ the diameter of jet.

A. Equal to

B. 1.2 times

C. 1.8 times

D. Double

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A double overhung Pelton wheel has

A. Two jets

B. Two runners

C. Four jets

D. Four runners

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In an inward flow reaction turbine

A. The water flows parallel to the axis of the wheel

B. The water enters at the centre of the wheel and then flows towards the outer periphery of the wheel

C. The water enters the wheel at the outer periphery and then flows towards the centre of the wheel

D. The flow of water is partly radial and partly axial

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An impulse turbine is used for

A. Low head of water

B. High head of water

C. Medium head of water

D. High discharge

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Which type of the pump is different from others in the same group?

A. Screw pump

B. Gear pump

C. Cam and piston pump

D. Plunger pump

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The speed of an imaginary turbine, identical with the given turbine, which will develop a unit power under a unit head, is known as

A. Normal speed

B. Unit speed

C. Specific speed

D. None of these

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Puck up the wrong statement about centrifugal pump

A. Discharge a diameter

B. Head a speed²

C. Head a diameter

D. Power a speed⁴

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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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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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The discharge through a reaction turbine with increase in unit speed

A. Increases

B. Decreases

C. Remain unaffected

D. First increases and then decreases

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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 turbine pump is basically a centrifugal pump equipped additionally with

A. Adjustable blades

B. Backward curved blades

C. Vaned diffusion casing

D. Inlet guide blades

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The force exerted by a jet of water impinging normally on a plate which due to the impact of jet, moves in the direction of jet with a velocity v is

A. [wa (V - v)]/2g

B. [wa (V - v)]/g

C. [wa (V - v)²]/2g

D. [wa (V - v²)]/g

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Which of the following pump is preferred for flood control and irrigation applications?

A. Centrifugal pump

B. Axial flow pump

C. Mixed flow pump

D. Reciprocating pump

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The specific speed (Ns) of a centrifugal pump is given by

A. (N√Q)/H2/3

B. (N√Q)/H3/4

C. (N√Q)/H

D. (N√Q)/H5/4

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The optimum value of vane exit angle for a centrifugal pump impeller is

A. 10-15°

B. 20-25°

C. 30-40°

D. 50-60°

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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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Which of the following hydraulic unit is used for transmitting increased or decreased torque to the driven shaft?

A. Hydraulic ram

B. Hydraulic intensifier

C. Hydraulic torque converter

D. Hydraulic accumulator