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The same volume of all gases is representative of their

A. Specific gravities

B. Densities

C. Gas characteristic constants

D. Molecular weights

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D. Molecular weights


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A spring material should have low

A. Elastic limit

B. Deflection value

C. Fatigue resistance

D. None of these

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If a nuclear reactor produces more fissile nuclear fuel than it consumes, then it is called a __________ reactor.

A. Critical

B. Breeder

C. Fertile

D. Heterogeneous

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Sub zero treatment of steel is done to

A. Suppress martensite transformation

B. Enhance its working performance in sub zero atmosphere

C. Reduce the retained austenite in hardened steel

D. Induce temper brittleness after its hardening

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Principal alloying elements of cast tool alloys which have very high wear resistance & high temperature strength are

A. Cobalt, chromium & tungsten

B. Cobalt, chromium & nickel

C. Molybdenum, tungsten & chromium

D. Cobalt, zirconium & molybdenum

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A steam pipe is intended to be insulated with two layers of insulating materials of different thermal conductivities. For minimum heat transfer to take place

A. The better insulation material should be put just next to pipe (i.e., inside)

B. The better insulating material should be put outside

C. Either of the insulating material could be put on either side

D. Steam temperature is considered before deciding as to which insulating material is to be put inside (i.e., just next to the pipe)

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Copper deposits are found in India at the following location:

A. Kudremukh

B. Kolar

C. Khetri

D. Ramagundam

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__________ is the hardest oxide and is hence used where high wear resistance at high temperature is required.

A. Beryllium

B. Zirconia

C. Alumina

D. Magnesia

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Multistage compression of air as compared to single stage compression offers the advantage of

A. Power saving per unit weight of air delivered

B. Moisture elimination in the inter-stage cooler

C. Increased volumetric efficiency

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

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__________ wire is never used for making the heating element.

A. Nichrome

B. Kanthal

C. Invar

D. None of these

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Which of the following terminology is used for the temperature at which new grains are formed in a metal?

A. Eutectic temperature

B. Lower critical temperature

C. Recrystallisation temperature

D. Upper critical temperature

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In fluid flow, and heat and mass transfer, one encounters (i) kinematic velocity (μ), (ii) molecular diffusivity (θ) and thermal diffusivity (α). The units of these quantities are.

A. μ , α and θ all have units of m/s

B. μ , α and θ all have units of m2/s

C. α and θ have units of m2/s, while μ has unit of m/s

D. α and θ have units of m/s, while μ has unit of m2/s

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Case hardening of a material is

A. Followed by tempering or carburising

B. Preceded by its tempering

C. Done to get a soft ductile interior with a very hard surface

D. Carried out to get extreme hardness in its core

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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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The minimum and the maximum number of members required to form a Private Limited Joint Stock Company are respectively

A. 7 and 30

B. 10 and 50

C. 2 and 50

D. 13 and 55

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Which of the following is an acidic constituent of B.F. slag?

A.

B. FeO

C. MgO

D. CaO

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Energy to be supplied to the radioactive nucleus for the emission of a neutron is __________ MeV.

A. 0.8

B. 7.8

C. 200

D. 10000

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High endurance limit of carburised machine parts is because of the fact that carburisation

A. Suppresses any stress concentration produced in the parts

B. Enhances the yield point of the material

C. Introduces a compressive layer on the surface

D. Produces a better surface finish

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Use of economiser in a boiler plant reduces the fuel consumption for steam generation by about __________ percent.

A. 1

B. 10

C. 30

D. 50

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Which of the following materials has the poorest electrical conductivity?

A. Carbon

B. Aluminium

C. Silver

D. Stainless steel

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Cold chisels hammers are made of

A. High speed steel

B. High carbon steel

C. Forged steel

D. Mild steel

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Normalising of a casting does not

A. Induce stresses in it

B. Refine its grain structure

C. Reduce segregation

D. Improve its mechanical properties

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What is the value of included angle of a triangular notch for maximum discharge?

A. 30°

B. 60°

C. 90°

D. 120°

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A material being tested for endurance strength is subjected to the __________ load.

A. Impact

B. Completely reversed

C. Dynamic

D. Static & dynamic

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Nickel and __________ are the alloying element added in steel to increase its toughness.

A. Molybdenum

B. Chromium

C. Vanadium

D. Silicon

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Limestone is added in the blast furnace (during pig iron manufacture) to

A. Form slag by combining with impurities

B. Supply heat by undergoing exothermic reaction with impurities

C. Reduce the coke consumption

D. Reduce slag viscosity

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A steam carrying pipeline is insulated with two layers of insulating materials with the inferior insulation material forming the inner part. If the two insulating layers are interchanged, the heat conducted will

A. Increase

B. Decrease

C. Remain unaffected

D. May increase or decrease; depends on the thickness of each layer

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Joule-Thomson co-efficient is the ratio of

A. Pressure change to temperature change occuring during adiabatic compression of a gas

B. Pressure change to temperature change occuring during adiabatic throttling of a gas

C. Temperature change to pressure change occuring during adiabatic compression of a gas

D. Temperature change to pressure change occuring during adiabatic throttling of a gas

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Babbitt lining is used on brass/bronze bearings to increase the

A. Antifriction properties

B. Compressive strength

C. Bearing resistance

D. Wear resistance

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The joint for soldering is supported by binding wire made of

A. Mild steel

B. Copper

C. Soft iron

D. Stainless steel

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An alloy of Fe - 0.4 % C is

A. Cast iron

B. Hypo-eutectoid steel

C. Hyper-eutectoid steel

D. Eutectoid steel