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The most suitable material for die casting is

A. Iron

B. Copper

C. Steel

D. Nickel

Correct Answer :

B. Copper


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Boiler tube size is specified by its thickness and __________ diameter.

A. Outside

B. Inside

C. Mean

D. None of these

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Vibration upto 100 kilo hertz can be most accurately measured by a __________ type accelerometer.

A. Preloaded spring

B. Piezoelectric

C. Bonded strain gauge

D. None of these

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Cupola produces __________ iron.

A. Pig

B. Cast

C. Wrought

D. Carbon free

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Identify the correct statement with reference to the extractive metallurgy of aluminium.

A. The electrolyte consists of molten Na3AlF6 with approximately 1 to 8% Al2O3

B. Approximately 80% of the aluminium deposited on the cathode comes from cryolite

C. Sodium is deposited along with aluminium, but is immediately vaporised

D. Anode effect sets in when the cryolite concentration goes below 40%.

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Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

A. Uranium - 233 : Fertile material

B. Binding energy : Mass defect

C. Scattering: Absorption cross-section

D. Number of nucleons : Mass number

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__________ pipe is the most suitable for carrying sanitary drainage.

A. Stainless steel

B. Reinforced cement concrete

C. Cast iron

D. Asbestos cement

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Air-petrol ratio in an automotive petrol engine is around

A. 14 : 1

B. 22 : 1

C. 25 : 1

D. 4 : 1

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Biological shield in a nuclear reactor is generally provided to protect against the

A. α-rays

B. β-rays

C. Gamma rays & neutrons

D. Electrons

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The elastic strain energy of a unit length of an edge dislocation as compared to that of a screw dislocation is

A. More

B. Equal

C. Less

D. Double

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A fire tube boiler is limited to a maximum steam pressure of about __________ kg/cm2.

A. 6

B. 18

C. 38

D. 52

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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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M10 index of coke indicates its

A. Compressive strength

B. Hardness

C. Abrasion resistance

D. Impact strength

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Electrolytic reduction cell used for conversion of calcined Al2O3 to Al is a carbon lined furnace operating at 800-900 °C. The purpose of electric current supplied to the furnace is to

A. Achieve very high purity of aluminium (99.9%)

B. Keep the electrolyte in liquid condition by the generation of heat

C. Electrolytically dissociate alumina

D. Both (B) & (C)

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The behaviour of a metal specimen, which when plastically strained in tension reduces its yield stress in compression and vice versa; is termed as the

A. Work hardening

B. Bauschinger effect

C. Creeping effect

D. Stress recovery effect

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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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Larger length & diameter water pipes are made by

A. Electrical resistance welding

B. Die casting

C. Semi-centrifugal casting

D. Continuous casting

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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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The pressure outside a bubble/droplet of liquid is __________ the internal pressure.

A. Greater than

B. Less than

C. Equal to

D. Unpredictable; depends on the bubble size

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Common salt is produced from sea water in India generally by the __________ method.

A. Freeze drying

B. Solar evaporation

C. Electrolytic

D. None of these

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Square steel key is normally strong in failure by shear & crushing. Keys are normally made of __________ steel bars.

A. Hot rolled mild

B. Cold rolled mild

C. Forged

D. Machinable stainless

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Two wires of the same radius & material having length in the ratio of 1 : 2 are stretched by the same force. The strain produced in the two wires will be in the ratio of

A. 1 : 1

B. 1 : 2

C. 2 : 1

D. 1 : 4

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For the irreversible reaction, Ca+ 2C = Ca C2 , Δ H°298 = - 60000 J . mole-1 . If a system initially containing 2 moles of calcium, 3 moles of carbon and 1 mole of calcium carbide is allowed to react to completion, the heat evolved at 298 K will be

A. 30,000 J

B. 60,000 J

C. 90,000 J

D. 2,40,000 J

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Steam condenser tubes are made of admiralty brass, in which percentage of zinc & copper are __________ respectively.

A. 70 & 30

B. 30 & 70

C. 50 & 50

D. 90 & 10

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The expected efficiency of a single riveted lap joint is of the order of 50%. If the thickness of the plate is increased four times, then the rivet diameter will have to be increased __________ times.

A. Two

B. Four

C. Six

D. Eight

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__________ has a negative co-efficient of linear expansion.

A. Iron

B. Copper

C. Rubber

D. Nickel

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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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Limestone addition in the blast furnace is done to flux __________ present in the raw materials.

A. SiO2

B. Al2O3

C. MnO2

D. P

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Which of the following has the highest modulus of elasticity (about 7 × 106 kg/cm2)?

A. High speed steel

B. Stainless steel

C. Tungsten carbide

D. Superalloys

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The lightest non-inflammable gas is

A. H2

B. He

C. Ar

D. O2

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The ratio of thermal & electrical conductivity is same for all the metals at the same temperature; and at around room temperature, this ratio is proportional to(where, T = absolute temperature, °K)

A. T

B. 1/T

C. T2

D. 1/T2