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Pick out the wrong statement.

A. Copper is the metal having the highest electronic conductivity

B. Hardenability & Weldability of metals are inversely related

C. Covalent bonding formed by sharing of electrons is present in all semi-conductor materials

D. Glass transition temperature applies to 'polymers' but not to 'glasses'

Correct Answer :

A. Copper is the metal having the highest electronic conductivity


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In condensers used in thermal power plants, steam is normally used in shell side and cooling water on the tube side, because of the reason that

A. Compared to the mass flow rate of cooling water, the rate of condensation of steam is invariably smaller

B. Maintaining vacuum on tube side is more difficult than that on the shell side

C. Water velocity can be increased conveniently to increase the overall heat transfer co-efficient because of its lower specific volume compared to steam

D. Condenser can act as a storage unit for condensed steam

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'Ice point' is designated on Fahrenheit temperature scale by

A.

B. 32°

C. 62°

D. 212°

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Air-petrol ratio in an automotive petrol engine is around

A. 14 : 1

B. 22 : 1

C. 25 : 1

D. 4 : 1

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Austempering of steel requires it to be heated to 875°C followed by sudden cooling to 250-525°C, thereby changing austenite to

A. Sorbite

B. Bainite

C. Martensite

D. Troostite

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For an ideal gas, Cp - Cv is

A. R

B. -R

C. 0

D. (3/2) R

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Which of the following terminology is used for the temperature at which new grains are formed in a metal?

A. Eutectic temperature

B. Lower critical temperature

C. Recrystallisation temperature

D. Upper critical temperature

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Which of the following are considered applications of ultrasonic testing?

A. Determination of elastic constant

B. Detection of defects in metal

C. Measurement of material thickness

D. None of the above

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Cementite is in the lamellar form in the __________ phase of steel.

A. Martenistic

B. Bainitic

C. Pearlitic

D. Ferritic

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Milk is fat dispersed in water. It is an example of

A. Suspension

B. Emulsion

C. Gel

D. Solution

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What is the critical radius of insulation (cms) for a metallic cylinder, if the convective heat transfer co-efficient with the ambient atmosphere is 5 W/m2. °K? Thermal conductivity of metal and insulation material are 40 and 0.1 W/m.°K respectively.

A. 2

B. 8

C. 10

D. 40

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In an eutectic system, two elements are completely

A. Soluble in solid state

B. Insoluble in liquid state

C. Insoluble in both solid & liquid state

D. Soluble in liquid state

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Most important property of steels for use in automobile bodies is the

A. Formability

B. Yield strength

C. Toughness

D. Resilience

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Colour comparator is used to measure the

A. pH value

B. Electrode potential

C. Colour intensity

D. None of these

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The most detrimental impurity in high pressure boiler feed water is

A. Suspended salt

B. Dissolved salt

C. Silica

D. Turbidity

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Use of flux during soldering is done to

A. Increase fluidity of solder by lowering its melting temperature

B. Prevent oxide formation

C. Wash away surplus solder

D. Full up the joint gap

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About __________ ton of coke is required in a cupola to produce one ton of casting.

A. 0.03

B. 0.3

C. 0.8

D. 1.5

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The units of the rate constant for a second order reaction are

A.

B.

C.

D.

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The capacity of a spring to store energy is called the spring form co-efficient. Stiffness of a spring is measured by the

A. Ability to absorb shock

B. Capacity to store energy

C. Ratio of the wire & coil diameters

D. Load to produce unit deflection

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If Reynolds number is greater than 1, then the

A. Viscous force is larger than the inertia force

B. Inertia force is larger than the viscous force

C. Inertia force is larger than the surface tension force

D. Inertia force is larger than the gravitational force

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Use of economiser in a boiler plant reduces the fuel consumption for steam generation by about __________ percent.

A. 1

B. 10

C. 30

D. 50

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Vernier calipers cannot be used to measure the

A. I.D. & O.D. of the shaft

B. Thickness of parts

C. Depth of holes

D. Clearance between two mating surfaces

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Surface tension of a liquid

A. Is due to intermolecular forces of cohesion

B. Decreases with rise in temperature

C. Is responsible for the spherical shape of an isolated liquid drop

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

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The substance used as a smoke screen in warfare is

A. C2H2

B. SiCl4

C. P2O5

D. PCl5

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__________ is not used as a material of construction in thermocouples.

A. Alumel

B. Rhodium

C. Constantan

D. Duralumin

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__________ are normally subjected to sub-zero treatment.

A. Highly stressed parts

B. Gauges or precision parts

C. Cold rolled sheets

D. Non machinable materials

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Carbon is present in the form of __________ in grey cast iron.

A. Spheroids

B. Nodular aggregates of graphite

C. Flakes

D. Cementite

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Which of the following is not an ore of copper?

A. Cryolite

B. Azurite

C. Chalcopyrite

D. Malachite

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Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

A. Uranium - 233 : Fertile material

B. Binding energy : Mass defect

C. Scattering: Absorption cross-section

D. Number of nucleons : Mass number

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Yield strength of a polycrystalline metal with an average grain size d, is proportional to

A. d1/2

B. d-1/2

C. d

D. d-1

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Boiling point of water gets lowered at high altitudes (e.g., hills), because

A. Temperature is low

B. Atmospheric pressure is low

C. Atmospheric pressure is high

D. None of these