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Principal planes are planes having

A. Maximum shear stress

B. No shear stress

C. Minimum shear stress

D. None of the above

Correct Answer :

B. No shear stress


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One kg of carbon produces __________ kg of carbon dioxide.

A. 3/7

B. 7/3

C. 11/3

D. 3/11

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When the gas is heated at constant volume, the heat supplied

A. Increases the internal energy of the gas and increases the temperature of the gas

B. Does some external work during expansion

C. Both (A) and (B)

D. None of these

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If the rivets in adjacent rows are staggered and the outermost row has only one rivets, the arrangement of the rivets is called

A. Chain riveting

B. Zigzag riveting

C. Diamond riveting

D. Crisscross riveting

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A thin mild steel wire is loaded by adding loads in equal increments till it breaks. The extensions noted with increasing loads will behave as under

A. Uniform throughout

B. Increase uniformly

C. First increase and then decrease

D. Increase uniformly first and then increase rapidly

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A cycle consisting of one constant pressure, one constant volume and two isentropic processes is known as

A. Carnot cycle

B. Stirling cycle

C. Otto cycle

D. Diesel cycle

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The safe twisting moment for a compound shaft is equal to the

A. Maximum calculated value

B. Minimum calculated value

C. Mean value

D. Extreme value

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The compression ratio for Diesel engines is

A. 3 to 6

B. 5 to 8

C. 15 to 20

D. 20 to 30

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The deformation per unit length is called

A. Tensile stress

B. Compressive stress

C. Shear stress

D. Strain

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Which is the incorrect statement about Carnot cycle?

A. It is used as the alternate standard of comparison of all heat engines.

B. All the heat engines are based on Carnot cycle.

C. It provides concept of maximising work output between the two temperature limits.

D. All of the above

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The pressure exerted by an ideal gas is ________ of the kinetic energy of all the molecules contained in a unit volume of gas.

A. One-half

B. One-third

C. Two-third

D. Three-fourth

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The efficiency of the Carnot cycle may be increased by

A. Increasing the highest temperature

B. Decreasing the highest temperature

C. Increasing the lowest temperature

D. Keeping the lowest temperature constant

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A cube subjected to three mutually perpendicular stress of equal intensity p expenses a volumetric strain

A. 3p/E × (2/m - 1)

B. 3p/E × (2 - m)

C. 3p/E × (1 - 2/m)

D. E/3p × (2/m - 1)

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The value of 1 mm of Hg is equal to

A. 1.333 N/m2

B. 13.33 N/m2

C. 133.3 N/m2

D. 1333 N/m2

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A masonry dam may fail due to

A. Tension in the masonry of the dam and its base

B. Overturning of the dam

C. Crushing of masonry at the base of the dam

D. Any one of the above

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The materials which exhibit the same elastic properties in all directions are called

A. Homogeneous

B. Inelastic

C. Isotropic

D. Isentropic

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In order to prevent crushing of masonry at the base of the dam, the maximum stress should be __________ the permissible stress of the soil.

A. Equal to

B. Less than

C. More than

D. None of these

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If a part is constrained to move and heated, it will develop

A. Principal stress

B. Tensile stress

C. Compressive stress

D. Shear stress

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One kg of carbon monoxide requires _______kg of oxygen to produce 11/7 kg of carbon dioxide gas.

A. 11/7

B. 9/7

C. 4/7

D. All of the above

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The property of a material which allows it to be drawn into a smaller section is called

A. Plasticity

B. Ductility

C. Elasticity

D. Malleability

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Stirling and Ericsson cycles are

A. Reversible cycles

B. Irreversible cycles

C. Semi-reversible cycles

D. Quasi-static cycles

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The absolute zero pressure can be attained at a temperature of

A. 0°C

B. 273°C

C. 273 K

D. None of these

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In a reversible adiabatic process, the ratio of T1/T2 is equal to

A. (p2/p1)γ - 1/ γ

B. (p1/p2)γ - 1/ γ

C. (v2/v1)γ - 1/ γ

D. (v1/v2)γ - 1/ γ

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One kilowatt is equal to

A. 1 N-m/s

B. 100 N-m

C. 1000 N-m/s

D. 1 × 106 N-m/s

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A fletched beam is used to

A. Change the shape of the beam

B. Effect the saving in material

C. Equalise the strength in tension and compression

D. Increase the cross-section of the beam

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In case of an under-reinforced beam, the depth of actual neutral axis is __________ that of the critical neutral axis.

A. Same as

B. Less than

C. Greater than

D. None of these

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The total strain energy stored in a body is termed a

A. Resilience

B. Proof resilience

C. Modulus of resilience

D. Toughness

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The torque transmitted by a solid shaft of diameter (D) is (where τ = Maximum allowable shear stress)

A. π /4 × τ × D³

B. π /16 × τ × D³

C. π /32 × τ × D³

D. π /64 × τ × D³

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The general gas equation is (where p = Pressure, v = Volume, m = mass, T = Absolute temperature, and R = Gas constant)

A. pv = mRT

B. pv = RTm

C. pvm = C

D. pv = (RT)m

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A cantilever beam is one which is

A. Fixed at both ends

B. Fixed at one end and free at the other end

C. Supported at its ends

D. Supported on more than two supports

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The percentage reduction in area of a cast iron specimen during tensile test would be of the order of

A. More than 50 %

B. 25-50 %

C. 10-25 %

D. Negligible