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Slip of a reciprocating pump is defined as the

A. Ratio of actual discharge to the theoretical discharge

B. Sum of actual discharge and the theoretical discharge

C. Difference of theoretical discharge and the actual discharge

D. Product of theoretical discharge and the actual discharge

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C. Difference of theoretical discharge and the actual discharge


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If the ratio's of the corresponding forces acting at corresponding points are equal, then the model and the prototype are said to have.

A. Geometric similarity

B. Kinematic similarity

C. Dynamic similarity

D. None of these

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Discharge of a centrifugal pump is (where N = Speed of the pump impeller)

A. Directly proportional to N

B. Inversely proportional to N

C. Directly proportional to N²

D. Inversely proportional to N²

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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°

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For centrifugal pump impeller, the maximum value of the vane exit angle is

A. 10° to 15°

B. 15° to 20°

C. 20° to 25°

D. 25° to 30°

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The overall efficiency of a reaction turbine is the ratio of

A. Power produced by the turbine to the energy actually supplied by the turbine

B. Actual work available at the turbine to the energy imparted to the wheel

C. Workdone on the wheel to the energy (or head of water) actually supplied to the turbine

D. None of the above

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A Pelton wheel is

A. Tangential flow impulse turbine

B. Inward flow impulse turbine

C. Outward flow impulse turbine

D. Inward flow reaction turbine

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The depth of the bucket for a Pelton wheel is generally ________ the diameter of jet.

A. Equal to

B. 1.2 times

C. 1.8 times

D. Double

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For very high discharge at low pressure such as for flood control and irrigation applications, following type of pump is preferred

A. Centrifugal

B. Axial flow

C. Reciprocating

D. Mixed flow

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A turbine pump is basically a centrifugal pump equipped additionally with

A. Adjustable blades

B. Backward curved blades

C. Vaned diffusion casing

D. Inlet guide blades

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A hydraulic intensifier normally consists of

A. Two cylinders, two rams and a storage device

B. A cylinder and a ram

C. Two coaxial rams and two cylinders

D. A cylinder, a piston, storage tank and control valve

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When a piping system is made up primarily of friction head and very little of vertical lift, then pump characteristics should be

A. Horizontal

B. Nearly horizontal

C. Steep

D. First rise and then fall

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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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If a pump is handling water and is discharging a certain flow Q at a constant total dynamic head requiring a definite B.H.P., the same pump when handling a liquid of specific gravity 0.75 and viscosity nearly same as of water, the horse power required will be

A. Same

B. 0.75 B.H.P.

C. B.H.P./0.75

D. 1.5 B.H.P.

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Hydraulic accumulator is used for

A. Accumulating oil

B. Supplying large quantities of oil for very short duration

C. Generally high pressures to operate hydraulic machines

D. Supplying energy when main supply fails

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A Francis turbine is used when the available head of water is

A. 0 to 25 m

B. 25 m to 250 m

C. Above 250 m

D. None of these

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The working of which of the following hydraulic units is based on Pascal's law?

A. Air lift pump

B. Jet pump

C. Hydraulic coupling

D. Hydraulic press

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The overall efficiency for a Pelton wheel lies between

A. 0.50 to 0.65

B. 0.65 to 0.75

C. 0.75 to 0.85

D. 0.85 to 0.90

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In a centrifugal pump casing, the flow of water leaving the impeller, is

A. Rectilinear flow

B. Radial flow

C. Free vortex motion

D. Forced vortex

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Francis turbine is best suited for

A. Medium head application from 24 to 180 m

B. Low head installation up to 30 m

C. High head installation above 180 m

D. All types of heads

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Discharge of a centrifugal pump is

A. Directly proportional to diameter of its impeller

B. Inversely proportional to diameter of its impeller

C. Directly proportional to (diameter)² of its impeller

D. Inversely proportional to (diameter)² of its impeller

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In axial flow fans and turbines, fluid enters and leaves as follows

A. Radially, axially

B. Axially, radially

C. Axially, axially

D. Radially, radially

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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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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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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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Specific speed for reaction turbines ranges from

A. 0 to 4.5

B. 10 to 100

C. 80 to 200

D. 250 to 300

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The angle of taper on draft tube is

A. Greater than 15°

B. Greater than 8°

C. Greater than 5°

D. Less than 8°

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In a single casing, multistage pump running at constant speed, the capacity rating is to be slightly lowered. It can be done by

A. Designing new impeller

B. Trimming the impeller size to the required size by machining

C. Not possible

D. Some other alterations in the impeller

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According to fan laws, at constant weight of air or gas, the speed, capacity and pressure 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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Impulse turbine is generally fitted

A. At the level of tail race

B. Little above the tail race

C. Slightly below the tail race

D. About 2.5 m above the tail race to avoid cavitations.

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The flow ratio of Francis turbine is defined as the ratio of the

A. Velocity of flow at inlet to the theoretical jet velocity

B. Theoretical velocity of jet to the velocity of flow at inlet

C. Velocity of runner at inlet to the velocity of flow at inlet

D. None of the above