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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

Correct Answer :

B. Mixed flow pump


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If the net positive suction head (NPSH) requirement for the pump is not satisfied, then

A. No flow will take place

B. Cavitation will be formed

C. Efficiency will be low

D. Excessive power will be consumed

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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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Which of the following pump is successfully used for lifting water to the boilers?

A. Centrifugal pump

B. Reciprocating pump

C. Jet pump

D. Airlift pump

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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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Power required (in watts) to drive a centrifugal pump is (where Hm = Manometric head in metres, w = Specific weight in N/m3, Q = Discharge of the pump in m3/s, and ηo = Overall efficiency of the pump)

A. (w Hm) / (Q × ηo)

B. (w Hm Q) / ηo

C. (w Q) / (Hm × ηo)

D. (w Q ηo) / Hm

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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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Francis, Kaplan and propeller turbines fall under the category of

A. Impulse turbines

B. Reaction turbines

C. Axial flow turbines

D. Mixed flow turbines

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The gross or total head of the turbine is the ________ of the water levels at the head race and tail race.

A. Sum

B. Difference

C. Product

D. None of these

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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 specific speed of turbine is defined as the speed of a unit

A. Of such a size that it delivers unit discharge at unit head

B. Of such a size that it delivers unit discharge at unit power

C. Of such a size that it requires unit power per unit head

D. Of such a size that it produces unit horse power with unit head

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Guide angle as per the aerofoil theory of Kaplan turbine blade design is defined as the angle between

A. Lift and resultant force

B. Drag and resultant force

C. Lift and tangential force

D. Lift and drag

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According to fan laws, at constant pressure, the speed capacity and power vary

A. Directly as the air or gas density

B. Inversely as square root of density

C. Inversely as density

D. As square of density

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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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A turbine develops 10000 kW under a head of 25 metres at 135 r.p.m. Its specific speed is

A. 175.4 r.p.m.

B. 215.5 r.p.m.

C. 241.5 r.p.m.

D. 275.4 r.p.m

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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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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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Which of the following is not a reaction turbine?

A. Fourneyron turbine

B. Journal turbine

C. Thomson's turbine

D. Pelton wheel

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For starting an axial flow pump, its delivery valve should be

A. Closed

B. Open

C. Depends on starting condition and flow desired

D. Could be either open or closed

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Multistage centrifugal pumps are used to

A. Give high discharge

B. Produce high heads

C. Pump viscous fluids

D. All of these

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In impulse Turbine, energy available at the inlet is in the form of

A. Potential Energy

B. Strain Energy

C. Kinetic energy

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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Which of the following is not an impulse turbine?

A. Girad turbine

B. Turgo turbine

C. Pelton wheel

D. Kaplan turbine

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The flow 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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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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Head developed by a centrifugal pump depends on

A. Impeller diameter

B. Speed

C. Fluid density

D. Both (A) and (B) above

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One horsepower is equal to

A. 102 watts

B. 75 watts

C. 550 watts

D. 735 watts

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Which of the following statement is correct as regard to water wheels?

A. They have slow speeds

B. They are suitable even for low water heads

C. They give constant efficiency, even if the discharge is not constant

D. All of the above

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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 a centrifugal pump casing, the flow of water leaving the

A. Radial

B. Axial

C. Centrifugal

D. Vortex

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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°