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In the blast furnace, incorporation of water vapour in the blast gives the following effect.

A. Increases the reducing potential of the gas

B. Increases the flame temperature

C. No significant change occurs

D. Increases the hydrogen content in the metal

Correct Answer :

A. Increases the reducing potential of the gas


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Nuclear fission of one atom of uranium-235 produces the energy equivalent to about __________ MeV.

A. 20

B. 200

C. 500

D. 2000

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The life of a ball bearing is inversely proportional to

A. (Load)1

B. (Load)2

C. (Load)3

D. (Load)0.33

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A form of stress corrosion failure termed as 'season cracking' is generally observed in

A. Thermosetting polymers

B. High carbon steels

C. Brasses

D. Borosilicate glasses

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The heat of neutralisation remains constant, when there is a reaction between dilute solutions of strong

A. Base and strong acid

B. Base and weak acid

C. Acid and weak base

D. None of these

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Lead is added to 60:40 brass primarily to improve

A. Machinability

B. Corrosion resistance

C. Fluidity

D. Strength

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As the fluid flow rate increases, the float of the Rotameter

A. Rises in the tube

B. Rotates at higher speed

C. Rotates at lower speed

D. Drops down in the tube

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Encyclopaedia of Chemical Technology has been

A. Authored by Kirk Othmer

B. Edited by Perry and Chilton

C. Edited by Kirk Othmer

D. Authored by Perry and Chilton

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Which of the following parameters is not responsible for the heat loss from a hot steam carrying bare pipe surface located in a room without fans?

A. Emissivity of pipe surface

B. Diameter & length of the pipe

C. Temperature of hot pipe surface & that of air in the room

D. None of these

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Uniform ramming of sand in green sand moulding process leads to

A. Reduced chance of gas porosity

B. Greater dimensional stability of the casting

C. Uniform flow of molten metal into the mould cavity

D. Less sand expansion type of casting defect

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Unit of surface tension in S.I. unit is

A. Watt/m

B. Joule/

C. Newton/

D. Joule/m

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Maximum amount of thermal radiation is emitted at all wavelengths at any specified temperature by a/an __________ body.

A. Grey

B. Black

C. Opaque

D. White

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Which of the following is not a principal alloying element for the structural steel?

A. Molybdenum

B. Nickel

C. Manganese

D. Chromium

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Pearlite comprises of

A. 87% cementite & 13% Fe

B. 87% ferrite & 13% cementite

C. 93.33% ferrite & 6.67% C

D. 87% ferrite & 13% C

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Identify the correct statement.

A. Sphlerite is zinc oxide

B. The first law of the thermodynamics is stated as δE = δQ - δW

C. Lead can be produced in a blast furnace

D. T. ferrooxidans is a fungus that can be used for leaching chalcopyrite

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Spark plug is provided in a/an

A. Engine having carburettor

B. Diesel engine

C. Compression ignition engine

D. Both (B) & (C)

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Lead is poured into the joint between two __________ pipes.

A. Mild steel

B. Concrete

C. Cast iron

D. Asbestos cement

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As per the Indian boiler regulation (IBR), the type of joint preferred for the circumferential joint is the __________ joint.

A. Butt

B. Lap

C. Welded

D. None of these

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Temper brittleness of a material can be fairly detected by the __________ test.

A. Fatigue

B. Notched bar impact

C. Tensile

D. Hardness

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Fibrous fracture is normally encountered in the __________ materials.

A. Hard

B. Elastic

C. Ductile

D. Brittle

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Superheating of steam is done at constant

A. Enthalpy

B. Entropy

C. Pressure

D. Volume

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The diffusion co-efficient of Ni in Cu at 1000 K is 1.93 × 10-16 m2S-1 and it is 1.94 × 10-14 m2S- 1 at 1200 K. The activation energy (in k. J.mole-1) for the diffusion of Ni in Cu is

A. 130

B. 180

C. 230

D. 250

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Minimum safe distance between two liquid fuel storage tanks is equal to (where, H = height of the tank)

A. H

B. H/2

C. H/4

D. H/6

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Heating of ferromagnetic materials to a temperature above Curie temperature makes it

A. Insulator for heat & electricity transmission

B. Ferritic

C. Behave like paramagnetic materials

D. Superconductor

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Maximum hardenability of steel depends upon its

A. Chemical composition

B. Carbon content

C. Grain size

D. Alloying elements content

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Pick out the correct statement about the condensation.

A. Filmwise condensation gives a lower heat transfer rate than the dropwise condensation

B. Suitable coating or vapour additive is used to promote film wise condensation

C. If a condensing liquid does not wet the surface dropwise, even then condensation will take place on it

D. Reynolds number of condensing liquid is based on its mass flow rate

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A steam carrying pipeline is insulated with two layers of insulating materials with the inferior insulation material forming the inner part. If the two insulating layers are interchanged, the heat conducted will

A. Increase

B. Decrease

C. Remain unaffected

D. May increase or decrease; depends on the thickness of each layer

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Spheroidising of a material is a/an __________ process.

A. Normalising

B. Annealing

C. Tempering

D. Hardening

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Increasing sulphur content in pig iron tends to make it

A. Soft

B. Hard

C. Tough

D. Ductile & malleable

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Capacity & power requirement for an air compressor working at high altitude compared to sealevel will be

A. More

B. Less

C. Same

D. Either more or less; depends on the climatic conditions

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A metal having a Poisson's ratio = 0.3 is elastically deformed under uniaxial tension. If the longitudinal strain = 0.8, then the magnitude of thickness strain is

A. -0.8

B. 0.8

C. +0.08

D. -0.24