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The value of for air & most common gases can be safely assumed to be

A. 0.8

B. 1

C. 1.4

D. 1.8

Correct Answer :

C. 1.4


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Pick out the wrong statement.

A. A ferromagnetic material becomes paramagnetic above the 'Curie temperature'

B. Permanent magnets are made of hard materials, whereas electromagnets require soft magnetic materials

C. Soft magnetic materials (e.g., pure iron) have higher permeability and low hysterisis loss and coercive forces

D. Tungsten steel and alnico are not hard magnetic materials

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Which one of the following is incombustible?

A. H2

B. CCl4

C. C2H2

D. S

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Liquid nitrogen containers can be made from

A. Ferritic stainless steel

B. HSLA steel

C. Titanium

D. Austenitic stainless steel

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Metalloids

A. Are good conductor of heat & electricity

B. Act as electron donors with metals & as electron acceptor with non-metals

C. Are not necessarily solids at room temperature

D. Are compounds that exhibit both metallic & non-metallic properties to some extent and are exemplified by elements like germanium, silicon & boron

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__________ joint is usually used for joining cast iron pipes mostly used for temporary pipelines, where it may be necessary to dismantle & reassemble the pipeline very frequently.

A. Collar

B. Flanged

C. Bell and Spigot

D. Expansion

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If the head is doubled in & centrifugal pump, the power required will increase in the ratio of

A. 23

B. 23/2

C. 25/2

D. 21/3

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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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Temperature attained in soldering of metals is about __________ °C.

A. 150-300

B. 400-500

C. 650-800

D. 1000-1100

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An approximately __________ process exemplifies the flow of a gas through a very long pipe of uniform cross-section.

A. Adiabatic

B. Isothermal

C. Isentropic

D. Isochoric

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Brinell Hardness Number (BHN) for talc is approximately in the range of

A. 1-5

B. 20-30

C. 100-150

D. 200-250

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Which of the following has the least value of ultimate tensile strength (UTS)?

A. Medium carbon steel

B. High carbon steel

C. Cast iron

D. Wrought iron

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Chromium molybdenum steel cannot be welded using __________ welding.

A. Thermit

B. Electrical resistance

C. Oxy-acetylene

D. Any of these

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Insulation of liquid surface can be achieved by __________ on top of its surface.

A. Floating hollow polypropylene spheres

B. Spraying alumina powder

C. Putting cement

D. None of these

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Transformer cores are normally made from

A. Soft ferrites

B. High purity iron

C. Grain oriented Fe-Si alloy

D. Al-Ni-Co alloy

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In the diving apparatus, helium is used along with oxygen, because it is

A. Easily available

B. Not soluble in blood at high pressure

C. Lighter than nitrogen

D. Completely miscible with oxygen

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Even though heat transfer co-efficient in boiling liquids is large, use of fins is advantageous, when the entire surface is exposed to __________ boiling.

A. Film

B. Nucleate

C. Transition

D. All modes of

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The ratio of the shear stress to the principal stress on a principal plane is

A. 0

B. 1

C. 1/2

D. 1/3

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The main reducing agent in iron blast furnace is

A. Carbon dioxide

B. Carbon monoxide

C. Oxygen

D. Air

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Maximum amount of thermal radiation is emitted at all wavelengths at any specified temperature by a/an __________ body.

A. Grey

B. Black

C. Opaque

D. White

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A pycnometer is used for the measurement of

A. Flow rate of molten metal

B. Specific gravity of a liquid

C. Composition of alloys

D. Concentration of a solution

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Minimum number of members required to form a Public Limited Joint Stock Com-pany is

A. 7

B. 10

C. 12

D. 17

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Reynolds number of a fluid flowing in a circular pipe is 10,000. What will be the Reynolds number when the fluid velocity is decreased by 30% & the pipe diameter is increased by 30%?

A. 9,100

B. 13,000

C. 7,000

D. 2,550

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Heat flow across a hollow sphere of inner radius 'r1' and outer radius 'r2' is directly proportional to

A. (r2 - r1)/r1. r2

B. r1. r2/(r2 - r1)

C. (r2 + r1)/r1. r2

D. r1. r2/(r2 + r1)

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Filler material used in welding should have __________ as compared to the parent metal to be welded.

A. Lower melting temperature

B. Same melting temperature

C. Same composition

D. Both 'b' & 'c'

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The highest stress that a material can withstand for a specified length of time without excessive deformation is called the __________ strength.

A. Creep

B. Endurance

C. Fatigue

D. None of these

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What is the percentage of chromium in 18-4-1 high speed steel?

A. 1

B. 4

C. 18

D. 23

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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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Boiler draught of 10 mm water column is equivalent to

A. 1 kgf/m2

B. 10 kgf/m2

C. 10 kgf/mm2

D. 1 kgf/mm2

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Addition of __________ to steel does not help in improving its machinability.

A. Sulphur

B. Silicon

C. Lead

D. Phosphorous

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Wrought iron is not

A. Ductile & resistant to corrosion/rusting

B. Weldable easily

C. Having uniform strength in all directions

D. Having maximum tensile strength along the lines of slag distribution