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Rain drops falling through atmospheric air attain limited terminal velocity, because of

A. Upward thrust due to air

B. Viscous force exerted by air

C. Surface tension effects of water

D. Force of gravity

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B. Viscous force exerted by air


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Out of the following the refractive index is the highest for

A. Glass

B. Diamond

C. Brine

D. Kerosene

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Pick out the wrong statement.

A. Ductile fracture of a stressed material, which exhibits a large plastic deformation is commonly caused by the formation and coalescence of voids in the necked region

B. Brittle fracture is caused by the propagation of pre-existing cracks in the material and involves minimum plastic deformation

C. Fatigue fracture of a material is always brittle in nature and takes place due to the existence of line imperfections

D. Brittle materials are generally tested in tension

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Shrinkage allowance on pattern is provided to compensate for shrinkage when the

A. Metal changes from liquid state to solid state at freezing temperature

B. Solid phase temperature drops from freezing temperature to the room temperature

C. Liquid metal temperature drops from pouring temperature to room temperature

D. Liquid metal temperature drops from pouring temperature to freezing temperature

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Out of the following __________ iron has the best capability to bear sudden & excessive shocks.

A. White

B. Cast

C. Wrought

D. Pig

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Silicon in steel

A. Makes it usable in almost all magnetic circuits where alternating current is used

B. Increases its electrical resistivity and decreases the hysteresis loss

C. Is present upto 5% & 4% respectively when used in transformers & motor armatures

D. All 'a', 'b' & 'c'

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Cold working of a material results in increase in hardness, which is termed as the __________ hardening.

A. Cold

B. Work

C. Age

D. Induction

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Material of construction of the electrode used in the electric resistance welding is

A. Stainless steel

B. Graphite

C. Copper

D. Steel

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Resistance of an electrical conductor is proportional to its (where, l = length and A = cross-sectional area of the conductor)

A. A

B. l

C. A2

D. Both 'a' & 'b'

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In the formation of cermets, the ratio of ceramic material to metallic material is usually 80:20. Which of the following is a cermet?

A. Zirconia

B. Alumina

C. Bakelite

D. Tungsten carbide

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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 relationships is correct for relating the three elastic constants of an isotropic elastic material (where, E = Young's modulus, G = Modulus of rigidity or shear modulus v = Poisson's ratio)?

A. E = 2G (1 + v)

B. E = G (1 + v)

C. E = G (1 + v)/2

D. E = 2G (1 + 2v)

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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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Principal alloying element in Elinvar (used for making hair springs for watches) is

A. Copper

B. Aluminium

C. Nickel

D. Zinc

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When an isolated thermodynamic system executes a process,

A. Work is done

B. Heat transfer takes place

C. Mass flow occurs across the boundary of the system

D. No chemical reaction takes place within the system

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Angular displacement can be measured suitably by a

A. Shaft encoder

B. Linear variable differential transducer (LVDT)

C. Stroboscope

D. Tachometer

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Out of the following, the alloy which has equal percentage of constituents, is

A. White metal

B. Gun metal

C. Duralumin

D. Constantan

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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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__________ furnace is generally used in the non-ferrous foundries.

A. Direct arc

B. Indirect arc

C. Resistance

D. Induction

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L.D. (Linz-Donawitz) converter is used in the production of

A. Copper

B. Steel

C. Zinc

D. Aluminium

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Optical activity is a/an __________ property.

A. Additive

B. Constitutive

C. Both (A) & (B)

D. Neither (A) nor (B)

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For which pair of the fuel gases, calorific value (C.V.) of one fuel is almost double that of the other on volume basis (i.e., kcal/Nm3) while the C.V. is same on weight basis (i.e., kcal/kg)?

A. Propane and acetylene

B. Propane and LPG

C. Sewage gas and gobar gas

D. B.F gas and coke oven gas

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Which of the following metals reacts violently with water?

A. Mercury

B. Sodium

C. Calcium

D. Magnesium

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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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The amount of different substances produced, when the same quantity of electricity is passed through different solutions are proportional to their

A. Equivalent weight

B. (Equivalent weight)2

C. Molecular weight

D. (Molecular weight)2

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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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Which of the following fastening devices has a head at one end and a nut fitted to the other?

A. Bolt

B. Stud

C. Top bolt

D. None of these

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Speisses is a mixture of the following:

A. Arsenides of heavy metals

B. Antimonides of heavy metals

C. Arsenides & antimonides of heavy metals

D. Iron, cobalt and nickel

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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 materials does not form adherent oxide film on surface?

A. Copper

B. Nickel

C. Aluminium

D. Gold & silver

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Adhesives

A. Cant be used in the form of pressure sensitive tapes

B. Cant join two dissimilar metals

C. Cure instantaneously after application on a surface

D. None of these