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The maximum number of jets, generally, employed in an impulse turbine without jet interference are

A. Two

B. Four

C. Six

D. Eight

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C. Six


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Which of the following statement is correct as regard to water wheels?

A. They have slow speeds

B. They are suitable even for low water heads

C. They give constant efficiency, even if the discharge is not constant

D. All of the above

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The specific speed of a centrifugal pump, delivering 750 litres of water per second against a head of 15 metres at 725 r.p.m., is

A. 24.8 r.p.m.

B. 48.2 r.p.m

C. 82.4 r.p.m.

D. 248 r.p.m

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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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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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A centrifugal pump will start delivering liquid only when the pressure rise in the impeller is equal to the

A. Kinetic head

B. Velocity head

C. Manometric head

D. Static head

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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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The Fourneyron turbine is _________ reaction turbine.

A. An axial flow

B. An inward flow

C. An outward flow

D. A mixed flow

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Which place in hydraulic turbine is most susceptible for cavitations?

A. Inlet of draft rube

B. Blade inlet

C. Guide blade

D. Penstock

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The force exerted by a jet of water (in a direction normal to flow) impinging on a fixed plate inclined at an angle θ with the jet is

A. waV/2g × sinθ

B. waV/g × sinθ

C. waV²/2g × sin2θ

D. waV²/g × sinθ

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Medium specific speed of a pump implies it is

A. Centrifugal pump

B. Mixed flow pump

C. Axial flow pump

D. Any one of the above

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Francis, Kaplan and propeller turbines fall under the category of

A. Impulse turbines

B. Reaction turbines

C. Axial flow turbines

D. Mixed flow turbines

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A Pelton wheel develops 1750 kW under a head of 100 metres while running at 200 r.p.m. and discharging 2500 litres of water per second. The unit speed of the wheel is

A. 10 r.p.m.

B. 20 r.p.m.

C. 40 r.p.m.

D. 80 r.p.m.

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Delivery head of a centrifugal pump is

A. Directly proportional to N

B. Inversely proportional to N

C. Directly proportional to N²

D. Inversely proportional to N²

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If the ratios of all the corresponding linear dimensions 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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Head developed by a centrifugal pump is

A. Proportional to diameter of impeller

B. Proportional to speed of impeller

C. Proportional to diameter and speed of impeller

D. None of the above

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Which of the following turbine is preferred for a specific speed of 60 to 300 r.p.m.?

A. Pelton wheel

B. Francis turbine

C. Kaplan turbine

D. None of these

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Which of the following pump is successfully used for lifting water from deep wells?

A. Centrifugal pump

B. Reciprocating pump

C. Jet pump

D. Air lift pump

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Dynamic similarity is said to exist between the model and the prototype, if both of them

A. Have identical velocities

B. Are equal in size and shape

C. Are identical in shape, but differ only in size

D. None of the above

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The maximum efficiency of jet propulsion of a ship with inlet orifices at right angles to the direction of motion of ship, is

A. 40 %

B. 50 %

C. 60 %

D. 80 %

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The ratio of quantity of liquid discharged per second from the pump to the quantity of liquid passing per second through the impeller is known as

A. Manometric efficiency

B. Mechanical efficiency

C. Overall efficiency

D. Volumetric efficiency

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The speed ratio in case of Francis turbine varies from

A. 0.15 to 0.3

B. 0.4 to 0.5

C. 0.6 to 0.9

D. 1 to 1.5

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The hydraulic 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 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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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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Which of the following pump is successfully used for lifting water to the boilers?

A. Centrifugal pump

B. Reciprocating pump

C. Jet pump

D. Airlift pump

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The discharge of a double acting reciprocating pump is (where L = Length of stroke, A = Cross-sectional area of piston, and N = Speed of crank in r.p.m.)

A. L.A.N

B. 2 L.A.N

C. (L.A.N)/60

D. (2 L.A.N)/60

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Low specific speed of turbine implies it is

A. Propeller turbine

B. Francis turbine

C. Impulse turbine

D. Any one of the above

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The speed of a turbine runner is

A. Directly proportional to H1/2

B. Inversely proportional to H1/2

C. Directly proportional to H3/2

D. Inversely proportional to H3/2

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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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A double overhung Pelton wheel has

A. Two jets

B. Two runners

C. Four jets

D. Four runners