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The most detrimental impurity in high pressure boiler feed water is

A. Suspended salt

B. Dissolved salt

C. Silica

D. Turbidity

Correct Answer :

C. Silica


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Depreciation of machines fails under the indirect expenses head. As per income tax regulations, it is calculated by the __________ method.

A. Diminishing balance

B. Sinking fund

C. Multiple straight line

D. Sum of the years digit

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A material is capable of resisting softening at high temperature, because of its property termed as

A. Hot temper

B. Hot hardness

C. Fatigue

D. Creep

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Corrosion rate cannot be lowered by reducing the __________ of the corroding medium.

A. Concentration

B. Velocity

C. Temperature

D. None of these

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Regeneration of molecular sieve requires it to be heated to a temperature of about __________ °C.

A. 80-120

B. 200-300

C. 600-800

D. 1000-1100

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Softening of hardened steel is done by its

A. Normalising

B. Tempering

C. Annealing

D. Carburising

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Heating the Hypo-eutectoid steels to 30°C above the upper critical temperature line, soaking at that temperature and then cooling slowly to the room temperature to form a pearlite & ferrite structure is called

A. Tempering

B. Hardening

C. Annealing

D. Normalising

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Which one is neutral in character?

A. N2O4

B. N2O

C. N2O5

D. N2O3

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Brazing is the joining of metals

A. Without melting the base metal

B. With a non-ferrous filler

C. Both (A) & (B)

D. Neither (A) nor (B)

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Powder metallurgy technique is used in the production of __________ tools.

A. Tungsten carbide

B. High carbon steel

C. High speed steel

D. Drilling

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Which of the following is the largest quantum of pressure?

A. 1 kg/cm2

B. 1 bar

C. 1 atmosphere

D. 1 kilo Pascal

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Function of fusible plug in a boiler is to

A. Drain out water and sludge from the boiler during repair

B. Put off fire in the furnace when water level in the boiler falls to unsafe limit

C. Guard the boiler in case of abnormal rise in steam pressure

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

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Fahrenheit and Centigrade scales have the same readings at

A. -55°

B. -40°

C. -33°

D. -58°

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Which of the following varies as the square root of oil pressure during atomisation of fuel oil through a pressure jet burner?

A. Output & fineness

B. Velocity

C. Both (A) & (B)

D. None of these

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The order of a chemical reaction

A. Can be determined only experimentally

B. Can be determined from the stoichiometry of the reaction

C. Cannot be zero

D. Can be fractional

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Fire in fuel gas pipelines is extinguished most effectively by

A. Spraying water

B. Blanketting the area with nitrogen atmosphere

C. Fire fighting foam

D. None of these

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In case of simple harmonic motion, displacement is proportional to the

A. Velocity

B. Acceleration

C. Both (A) & (B)

D. Neither (A) nor (B)

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Dryness fraction of dry steam is

A. 0

B.

C. 1

D. 0.5

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Cobalt - 60 is used as a source of __________ in medical therapy & industrial radiography.

A. X-rays

B. γ-rays

C. α-rays

D. β-rays

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Which of the following hardness tests does not measure the indentation hardness of metals and alloys?

A. Vickers hardness test

B. Shore scleroscope test

C. Brinell hardness test

D. Rockwell hardness test

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In a totally irreversible isothermal expansion process for an ideal gas, ΔE = 0, ΔH = 0. Then ΔQ and ΔS will be

A. ΔQ = 0, ΔS=0

B. ΔQ = 0, ΔS = +ve

C. ΔQ = 0, ΔS = -ve

D. ΔQ = +ve, ΔS= +ve

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Diamagnetic materials

A. Are magnetised by eddy currents only

B. Are non-magnetic and cannot be magnetised

C. Are magnetised in direction opposite to the magnetic field

D. Can be magnetised in one direction only

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All the atoms of the world comprise of electrons, proton & neutron except that of __________ atom in which neutron is absent.

A. Deuterium

B. Hydrogen

C. Neon

D. Helium

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Work study deals with the __________ study.

A. Time

B. Motion

C. Both (A) & (B)

D. Neither (A) nor (B)

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Thermal diffusivity of a substance is proportional to (where, k = Thermal conductivity)

A. 1/k

B. k

C. k2

D. 1/k2

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Often earing defects are found during deep drawing operation, because the

A. Surface finish of the sheet is poor

B. Sheet material has been given substantial spring back

C. Starting sheet has planer anisotropy due to its texture

D. Starting sheet has normal anisotropy due to its texture

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Pick out the wrong statement about coating/electroplating of metals.

A. Phosphate coating is used as an excellent base for paints & enamels

B. Phosphate coating is less corrosion resistant than chromate coating

C. The base metal to be electroplated is normally made the cathode of the electrolytic cell and coating metal is made the anode

D. Calorising is the process of coating steel with chromium

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Pick out the wrong statement

A. Processing of thermosetting plastics is ideally done by injection moulding

B. Processing of thermoplastics is ideally done by compression moulding

C. Mass production of seamless pipes are done by electrical resistance welding (ERW)

D. Stretch forming is a process of cold drawing

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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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Thermal conductivity of a material does not depend upon its

A. Mass

B. Volume

C. Surface area

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

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Solidification time of a molten metal in a casting is proportional to (where, V = volume of metal & A = its surface area; in the casting)

A. V/A

B. V/A2

C. V2/A

D. V2/A2