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In a prismatic member made of two materials so joined that they deform equally under axial stress, the unit stresses in two materials are

A. Equal

B. Proportional to their respective moduli of elasticity

C. Inversely proportional to their moduli of elasticity

D. Average of the sum of moduli of elasticity

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B. Proportional to their respective moduli of elasticity


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The point of contra flexure is a point where

A. Shear force changes sign

B. Shear force is maximum

C. Bending moment changes sign

D. Bending moment is maximum

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The entropy of water at 0°C is assumed to be

A. 1

B. 0

C. -1

D. 10

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Second law of thermodynamics defines

A. Heat

B. Work

C. Internal energy

D. Entropy

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The pressure exerted by an ideal gas is ________ of the kinetic energy of all the molecules contained in a unit volume of gas.

A. One-half

B. One-third

C. Two-third

D. Three-fourth

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When a body is subjected to a direct tensile stress (σ) in one plane, then maximum normal stress occurs at a section inclined at __________ to the normal of the section.

A.

B. 30°

C. 45°

D. 90°

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The efficiency of the Carnot cycle may be increased by

A. Increasing the highest temperature

B. Decreasing the highest temperature

C. Increasing the lowest temperature

D. Keeping the lowest temperature constant

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Coke is produced

A. When coal is first dried and then crushed to a fine powder by pulverising machine

B. From the finely ground coal by moulding under pressure with or without a binding material

C. When coal is strongly heated continuously for 42 to 48 hours in the absence of air in a closed vessel

D. By heating wood with a limited supply of air to a temperature not less than 280°C

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The percentage reduction in area of a cast iron specimen during tensile test would be of the order of

A. More than 50 %

B. 25-50 %

C. 10-25 %

D. Negligible

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In the below figure, the plastic range occurs

A. Before point A

B. Beyond point A

C. Between points A and D

D. Between points D and E

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The efficiency of Joule cycle is

A. Greater than Carnot cycle

B. Less than Carnot cycle

C. Equal to Carnot cycle

D. None of these

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Youngs modulus of a wire is defined as the stress which will increase the length of wire compared to its original length by

A. Half

B. Same amount

C. Double

D. One-fourth

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When a body is subjected to a direct tensile stress (σx) in one plane accompanied by a simple shear stress (τxy), the maximum normal stress i

A. (σx/2) + (1/2) × √(σx² + 4 τ²xy)

B. (σx/2) - (1/2) × √(σx² + 4 τ²xy)

C. (σx/2) + (1/2) × √(σx² - 4 τ²xy)

D. (1/2) × √(σx² + 4 τ²xy)

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Resilience of a material is considered when it is subjected to

A. Frequent heat treatment

B. Fatigue

C. Creep

D. Shock loading

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A cantilever beam is one which is

A. Fixed at both ends

B. Fixed at one end and free at the other end

C. Supported at its ends

D. Supported on more than two supports

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Percentage reduction in area performing tensile test on cast iron may be of the order of

A. 50 %

B. 25 %

C. 20 %

D. 30 %

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The compression ratio for petrol engines is

A. 3 to 6

B. 5 to 8

C. 10 to 20

D. 15 to 30

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A thin cylindrical shell of diameter (D) and thickness (t) is subjected to an internal pressure (p). The ratio of longitudinal strain to volumetric strain is

A. (m - 1)/ (2m - 1)

B. (2m - 1)/ (m - 1)

C. (m - 2)/ (3m - 4)

D. (m - 2)/ (5m - 4)

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In a tensile test on mild steel specimen, the breaking stress as compared to ultimate tensile stress is

A. More

B. Less

C. Same

D. More/less depending on composition

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After reaching the yielding stage while testing a mild steel specimen, strain

A. Becomes constant

B. Starts decreasing

C. Increases without any increase in load

D. None of the above

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The hard coke is obtained when carbonisation of coal is carried out at

A. 300° to 500°C

B. 500° to 700°C

C. 700° to 900°C

D. 900° to 1100°C

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An open system is one in which

A. Heat and work crosses the boundary of the system, but the mass of the working substance does not crosses the boundary of the system

B. Mass of the working substance crosses the boundary of the system but the heat and work does not crosses the boundary of the system

C. Both the heat and work as well as mass of the working substance crosses the boundary of the system

D. Neither the heat and work nor the mass of the working substance crosses the boundary of the system

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For the same maximum pressure and temperature,

A. Otto cycle is more efficient than Diesel cycle

B. Diesel cycle is more efficient than Otto cycle

C. Dual cycle is more efficient than Otto and Diesel cycles

D. Dual cycle is less efficient than Otto and Diesel cycles

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The efficiency of Stirling cycle is __________ Carnot cycle.

A. Greater than

B. Less than

C. Equal to

D. None of these

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The strain energy stored in a solid circular shaft subjected to shear stress (τ), is: (Where G = Modulus of rigidity for the shaft material)

A. τ²/ 2G × Volume of shaft

B. τ/ 2G × Volume of shaft

C. τ²/ 4G × Volume of shaft

D. τ/ 4G × Volume of shaft

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The behaviour of a perfect gas, undergoing any change in the variables which control physical properties, is governed by

A. Boyle's law

B. Charles' law

C. Gay-Lussac law

D. All of these

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The isothermal and adiabatic processes are regarded as

A. Reversible process

B. Irreversible process

C. Reversible or irreversible process

D. None of these

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Which of the following is correct?

A. Absolute pressure = Gauge pressure + Atmospheric pressure

B. Gauge pressure = Absolute pressure + Atmospheric pressure

C. Atmospheric pressure = Absolute pressure + Gauge pressure

D. Absolute pressure = Gauge pressure - Atmospheric pressure

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The distillation carried out in such a way that the liquid with the lowest boiling point is first evaporated and recondensed, then the liquid with the next higher boiling point is then evaporated and recondensed, and so on until all the available liquid fuels are separately recovered in the sequence of their boiling points. Such a process is called

A. Cracking

B. Carbonisation

C. Fractional distillation

D. Full distillation

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The torsional rigidity of a shaft is expressed by the

A. Maximum torque it can transmit

B. Number of cycles it undergoes before failure

C. Elastic limit up to which it resists torsion, shear and bending stresses

D. Torque required to produce a twist of one radian per unit length of shaft

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Reversed joule cycle is called

A. Carnot cycle

B. Rankine cycle

C. Brayton cycle

D. Bell Coleman cycle