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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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D. Both 'a' & 'b'


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Normalising does not __________ of a metal.

A. Improve machinability & tensile strength

B. Remove internal stresses

C. Refine the structure

D. Remove strains caused by cold working

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Which of the following is not a charge material for cupola?

A. Limestone

B. Iron scrap

C. Iron ore

D. Pig iron

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On being hit with a hammer, __________ will readily fracture.

A. Brass

B. Mild steel

C. Cast iron

D. Lead

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In __________ process, there is an increase in entropy with no degradation of energy.

A. Isothermal expansion

B. Isochoric heat addition

C. Polytropic expansion

D. Isobaric heat addition

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The two elements required to form substitutional solid solution should not have

A. Same crystalline structure

B. Same valency

C. Widely differing electronegativity

D. Same atomic sizes

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The process of removal of scale formed during hot rolling of steel is termed as

A. Descaling

B. Shot blasting

C. Pickling

D. Skimming

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__________ is not a heat treatment process.

A. Cyaniding

B. Parkerizing

C. Austempering

D. Martempering

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Heat flow across a hollow sphere of inner radius 'r1' and outer radius 'r2' is directly proportional to

A. (r2 - r1)/r1. r2

B. r1. r2/(r2 - r1)

C. (r2 + r1)/r1. r2

D. r1. r2/(r2 + r1)

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Neutrons are present in all atoms except that of

A. He

B. C

C. H

D. Ar

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__________ the exhaust gas is an indication of the incomplete combustion of fuel.

A. Low temperature of

B. High temperature of

C. High % of CO in

D. High % of CO2 in

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The swift cup test evaluates the following property of a sheet metal.

A. Stretchability

B. Drawability

C. Bendability

D. None of these

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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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Which of the following metals is the most prone to work hardening?

A. Brass

B. Aluminium

C. Copper

D. Lead

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Pick out the correct combination about the role of various additives used in polymers.

A. Plasticiser: increases the polymer strength

B. Heat stabiliser: increases the maximum service temperature

C. Fillers: Does not affect the property of polymer but increases its weight

D. Lubricants: increases the flexibility of polymers

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Glass reacts with

A. H2SO3

B. HF

C. HNO3

D. K2Cr2O7

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Brittleness induced due to the presence of sulphur in steel can be reduced by adding

A. Manganese

B. Magnesium

C. Vanadium

D. Copper

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A common disinfectant used in village wells for disinfection of water is

A. Free chlorine

B. Bromine

C. Iodine

D. Potassium permanganate

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Out of the following, the lowest packing of atoms exists in __________ crystal lattice structure.

A. Hexagonal close, packed (hcp)

B. Face centred cubic (fcc)

C. Body centred cubic (bcc)

D. Simple cubic

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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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Which of the following are made out of the carbon steel having carbon content of 0.9 to 1%?

A. Small punches, broaches reamers and springs

B. Cutlery, screws, rivets and files

C. Mandrels, twist drills, small lathe tools and razors

D. Forgings like can shaft, structural steel plate, threading dies and drawing dies

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The trace metal present in insulin is

A. Cu

B. Zn

C. Fe

D. Ni

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The minimum carbon content in steel should be __________ percent for it to respond to a hardening treatment.

A. 0.2

B. 0.4

C. 0.6

D. 0.8

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Fatigue resistance of a material is measured by the

A. Elastic limit

B. Ultimate tensile strength

C. Young's modulus

D. Endurance limit

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Which of the following test is used for distinguishing among dry oils, semi-drying oils and non drying oils?

A. Elaiden test

B. Reichert-Meissl value test

C. Hunter value test

D. Iodine value test

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Reduction in the grain size reduces the __________ of the material.

A. Fatigue resistance

B. Tensile strength

C. Creep resistance

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

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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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__________ glass is used in the mercury in glass thermometer meant for measuring a temperature of 500°C.

A. Borosilicate

B. High silica

C. Supermax

D. Lead

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Propulsion of rocket follows from the

A. Newton's second law of motion

B. Newton's third law of motion

C. Law of projectiles

D. Archimedes principle

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Tip of the match stick contains a mixture of

A. K + S

B. K + S + K2Cr2O7

C. S + K2Cr2O7 + White P

D. None of these

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Wohler test is a destructive test to find out the __________ strength of a prepared metal specimen.

A. Creep

B. Fatigue

C. Endurance

D. Tensile