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In an ordinary chemical plant, electrical installation cost may be about

A. 10-15% of purchased equipment cost

B. 3-10% of fixed capital investment

C. Either (A) or (B)

D. Neither (A) nor (B)

Correct Answer :

C. Either (A) or (B)


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The ratio of gross annual sales to the fixed capital investment is termed as the __________ ratio.

A. Cash reserve

B. Capital

C. Turnover

D. Investment

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Pick out the correct statement.

A. Difference between income and expense is termed as gross revenue

B. Unamortised cost is the difference between the original cost of a property and all the depreciation charges made to date

C. Sum-of-the-years-digits methods of depreciation calculation accounts for the interest on the investment

D. Scrap value is the net amount of money obtainable from the sale of used property over and above any charges involved in its removal & sale

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With increase in the discounted cash flow rate of return, the ratio of the total present value to the initial investment of a given project

A. Decreases

B. Increases

C. Increases linearly

D. Remain constant

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The economic life of a large chemical process plant as compared to a small chemical plant is

A. Only slightly more

B. Much more

C. Slightly less

D. Almost equal

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__________ method for profitability evaluation of a project does not account for investment cost due to land.

A. Net present worth

B. Pay out period

C. Discounted cash flow

D. Rate of return on investment

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The value of a property decreases __________ with time in straight line method of determining depreciation.

A. Linearly

B. Non-linearly

C. Exponentially

D. Logarithmically

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__________ of depreciation calculation accounts for the interest on investment.

A. Straight line method

B. Declining balance

C. Both (A) and (B)

D. Neither (A) nor (B)

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Out of the following, the depreciation calculated by the __________ method is the maximum.

A. Diminishing balance

B. Straight line

C. Sum of the years digit

D. Sinking fund

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Payback period

A. And economic life of a project are the same

B. Is the length of time over which the earnings on a project equals the investment

C. Is affected by the variation in earnings after the recovery of the investment

D. All (A), (B) and (C)

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In a chemical process plant, the total product cost comprises of manufacturing cost and the

A. General expenses

B. Overhead cost

C. R & D cost

D. None of these

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Which of the following is not a component of depreciation cost?

A. Repairs and maintenance cost

B. Loss due to obsolescence of the equipment

C. Loss due to decrease in the demand of product

D. Loss due to accident/breakdown in the machinery

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The total investment in a project is Rs. 10 lakhs and the annual profit is 1.5 lakhs. If the project life is 10 years, then the simple rate of return on investment is

A. 15%

B. 10%

C. 1.5%

D. 150%

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Scheduling provides information about the

A. Proper utilisation of machines

B. Means to minimise idle time for machines

C. Time of completion of job

D. Time of starting of job and also about how much work should be completed during a particular period

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Which of the following is not a current asset of a chemical company?

A. Inventories

B. Marketable securities

C. Chemical equipments

D. None of these

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A machine has an initial value of Rs. 5000, service life of 5 years and final salvage value of Rs. 1000. The annual depreciation cost by straight line method is Rs.

A. 300

B. 600

C. 800

D. 1000

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The depreciation during the year 'n', in diminishing balance method of depreciation calculation, is calculated by multiplying a fixed percentage 'N' to the

A. Initial cost

B. Book value at the end of (n - 1)th year

C. Depreciation during the (n - 1)th year

D. Difference between initial cost and salvage value

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Which of the following is a component of working capital investment?

A. Utilities plants

B. Maintenance and repair inventory

C. Process equipments

D. Depreciation

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Total product cost of a chemical plant does not include the __________ cost.

A. Market survey

B. Operating labour, supervision and supplies

C. Overhead and utilities

D. Depreciation, property tax and insurance

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The 'total capital investment' for a chemical process plant comprises of the fixed capital investment and the

A. Overhead cost

B. Working capital

C. Indirect production cost

D. Direct production cost

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Cost incurred towards __________ in a chemical plant is a component of the utilities cost.

A. Water supply

B. Running a control laboratory

C. Property protection

D. Medical services

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Factory manufacturing cost is the sum of the direct production cost

A. Fixed charges and plant overhead cost

B. And plant overhead cost

C. Plant overhead cost and administrative expenses

D. None of these

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Operating profit of a chemical plant is equal to

A. Profit before interest and tax i.e., net profit + interest + tax

B. Profit after tax plus depreciation

C. Net profit + tax

D. Profit after tax

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Purchased cost of equipments for a chemical process plant ranges from __________ percent of the fixed capital investment.

A. 10 to 20

B. 20 to 40

C. 45 to 60

D. 65 to 75

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Which of the following is the costliest material of construction used in pressure vessel construction?

A. Low alloy steel

B. Lead

C. Titanium

D. High alloy steel

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'Six-tenth factor' rule is used for estimating the

A. Equipment installation cost

B. Equipment cost by scaling

C. Cost of piping

D. Utilities cost

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A shareholder has __________ say in the affairs of company management compared to a debenture holder.

A. More

B. Less

C. Same

D. No

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A balance sheet for an industrial concern shows

A. The financial condition at any given time

B. Only current assets

C. Only fixed assets

D. Only current and fixed assets

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Chemical engineering plant cost index is used for finding the present cost of a particular chemical plant, if the cost of similar plant at some time in the past is known. The present cost of the plant = original cost × (index value at present/ index value at time original cost was obtained). The most major component of this cost index is

A. Fabricated equipment and machinery

B. Process instruments and control

C. Pumps and compressor

D. Electrical equipments and material

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Nominal and effective interest rates are equal, when the interest is compounded

A. Quarterly

B. Semi-annually

C. Annually

D. In no case, they are equal

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Pick out the wrong statement.

A. Gross margin = net income - net expenditure

B. Net sales realisation (NSR) = Gross sales - selling expenses

C. At breakeven point, NSR is more than the total production cost

D. Net profit = Gross margin - depreciation - interest