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The specific speed from 160 to 500 r.p.m. of a centrifugal pump indicates that the pump is

A. Slow speed with radial flow at outlet

B. Medium speed with radial flow at outlet

C. High speed with radial flow at outlet

D. High speed with axial flow at outlet

Correct Answer :

D. High speed with axial flow at outlet


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A hydraulic press is a device used

A. To store pressure energy which may be supplied to a machine later on

B. To increase the intensity of pressure of water by means of energy available from a large quantity of water at a low pressure

C. To lift larger load by the application of a comparatively much smaller force

D. All of the above

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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 impeller of a centrifugal pump may have

A. Volute casing

B. Volute casing with guide blades

C. Vortex casing

D. Any one of these

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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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A hydraulic ram is a device used to

A. Store the energy of water

B. Increase the pressure of water

C. To lift water from deep wells

D. To lift small quantity of water to a greater height when a large quantity of water is available at a smaller height

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The specific speed from 160 to 500 r.p.m. of a centrifugal pump indicates that the pump is

A. Slow speed with radial flow at outlet

B. Medium speed with radial flow at outlet

C. High speed with radial flow at outlet

D. High speed with axial flow at outlet

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The specific speed of a turbine is given by the equation

A. N√P / H3/2

B. N√P / H²

C. N√P / H5/4

D. N√P / H3

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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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The cavitation in a hydraulic machine

A. Causes noise and vibration of various parts

B. Reduces the discharge of a turbine

C. Causes sudden drop in power output and efficiency

D. All of the above

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The force exerted (in Newton) by a jet of water impinging normally on a fixed plate is (where w = Specific weight of water in N/m3, a = Crosssectional area of jet in m², and V = Velocity of jet in m/s)

A. waV / 2g

B. waV / g

C. waV² / 2g

D. waV² / g

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In a Kaplan turbine runner, the numbers of blades are generally between

A. 2 to 4

B. 4 to 8

C. 8 to 16

D. 16 to 24

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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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Multistage centrifugal pumps are used to obtain

A. High discharge

B. High head

C. Pumping of viscous fluids

D. High head and high discharge

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Pressure intensifier increases the pressure in proportion to

A. Ratio of diameters

B. Square of ratio of diameters

C. Inverse ratio of diameters

D. Square of inverse ratio of diameters

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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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Braking jet in an impulse turbine is used

A. To break the jet of water

B. To bring the runner to rest in a short time

C. To change the direction of runner

D. None of these

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The maximum number of jets generally employed in impulse turbine without jet interference is

A. 4

B. 6

C. 8

D. 12

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Saving of work done and power by fitting an air vessel to double acting reciprocating pump is of the order of

A. 39.2 %

B. 49.2 %

C. 68.8 %

D. 84.8 %

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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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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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For small discharge at high pressure, following pump is preferred

A. Centrifugal

B. Axial flow

C. Mixed flow

D. Reciprocating

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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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Centrifugal pump is started with its delivery valve

A. Kept fully closed

B. Kept fully open

C. Irrespective of any position

D. Kept 50% open

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Which of the following pump is preferred for flood control and irrigation applications?

A. Centrifugal pump

B. Axial flow pump

C. Mixed flow pump

D. Reciprocating pump

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Head developed by a centrifugal pump depends on

A. Impeller diameter

B. Speed

C. Fluid density

D. Both (A) and (B) above

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Casting of a centrifugal pump is designed so as to minimize

A. Friction loss

B. Cavitations

C. Static head

D. Loss of kinetic energy

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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 would discharge

A. Same quantity of liquid

B. 0.75 Q

C. Q/0.75

D. 1.5 Q

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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 Pelton wheel working under a constant head and discharge, has maximum efficiency when the speed ratio is

A. 0.26

B. 0.36

C. 0.46

D. 0.56

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The cavitation in a hydraulic machine is mainly due to

A. Low velocity

B. High velocity

C. Low pressure

D. High pressure