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


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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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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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In reaction turbine, draft tube is used

A. To transport water downstream without eddies

B. To convert the kinetic energy to flow energy by a gradual expansion of the flow cross-section

C. For safety of turbine

D. To increase flow rate

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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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Air vessels in reciprocating pump are used to

A. Smoothen flow

B. Reduce acceleration to minimum

C. Increase pump efficiency

D. Save pump from cavitations

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The ratio of the normal force of jet of water on a plate inclined at an angle of 30° as compared to that when the plate is normal to jet, is

A. 1/√2

B. 1/2

C. 1

D. √2

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High specific speed of turbine implies it is

A. Propeller turbine

B. Francis turbine

C. Impulse turbine

D. None of the above

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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 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 static head of a centrifugal pump is equal to the ________ of suction head and delivery head.

A. Product

B. Difference

C. Sum

D. None of these

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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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A hydraulic accumulator is a device used to store ________ energy which may be supplied to a machine later on.

A. Strain

B. Pressure

C. Kinetic

D. None of these

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High 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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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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The specific speed of a hydraulic turbine depends upon

A. Speed and power developed

B. Discharge and power developed

C. Speed and head of water

D. Speed, power developed and head of water

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The cavitation in reaction turbines is avoided, to a great extent by

A. Installing the turbine below the tail race level

B. Using stainless steel runner of the turbine

C. Providing highly polished blades to the runner

D. All of the above

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Discharge of a centrifugal pump is (where N = Speed of the pump impeller)

A. Directly proportional to N

B. Inversely proportional to N

C. Directly proportional to N²

D. Inversely proportional to N²

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A hydraulic accumulator normally consists of

A. Two cylinders, two rams and a storage device

B. A cylinder and a ram

C. Two coaxial rams and two cylinders

D. A cylinder, a piston, storage tank and control valve

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In an outward 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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Reciprocating pumps are no more to be seen in industrial applications (in comparison to centrifugal pumps) because of

A. High initial and maintenance cost

B. Lower discharge

C. Lower speed of operation

D. Necessity of air vessel

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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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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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The cavitation in a hydraulic machine is mainly due to

A. Low velocity

B. High velocity

C. Low pressure

D. High pressure

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Manometric head, in case of a centrifugal pump, is equal to

A. Suction lift + Loss of head in suction pipe due to friction + Delivery lift + Loss of head in delivery pipe due to friction + Velocity head in the delivery pipe

B. Workdone per kN of water Losses within the impeller

C. Energy per kN at outlet of impeller Energy per kN at inlet of impeller

D. All of the above

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Any change in load is adjusted by adjusting following parameter on turbine

A. Net head

B. Absolute velocity

C. Blade velocity

D. Flow

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The unit speed of the turbine runner is

A. N/√H

B. N/H

C. N/H3/2

D. N/H²

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The mechanical efficiency of an impulse turbine is

A. Ratio of the actual power produced by the turbine to the energy actually supplied by the turbine

B. Ratio of the actual work available at the turbine to the energy imparted to the wheel

C. Ratio of the Work done on the wheel to the energy of the jet

D. None of the above

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A hydraulic ram is a device used to

A. Store the energy of water

B. Increase the pressure of water

C. To lift water from deep wells

D. To lift small quantity of water to a greater height when a large quantity of water is available at a smaller height

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The hydraulic efficiency of an impulse turbine is maximum when velocity of wheel is _______ of the jet velocity,

A. One-fourth

B. One-half

C. Three-fourth

D. Double

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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