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Total product cost of a chemical plant does not include the __________ cost.

A. Market survey

B. Operating labour, supervision and supplies

C. Overhead and utilities

D. Depreciation, property tax and insurance

Correct Answer :

A. Market survey


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Maximum production start up cost for making a chemical plant operational is about __________ percent of the fixed capital cost.

A. 1

B. 5

C. 10

D. 30

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A machine has an initial value of Rs. 5000, service life of 5 years and final salvage value of Rs. 1000. The annual depreciation cost by straight line method is Rs.

A. 300

B. 600

C. 800

D. 1000

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'Six-tenth factor' rule is used for estimating the

A. Equipment installation cost

B. Equipment cost by scaling

C. Cost of piping

D. Utilities cost

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An annuity is a series of equal payments occuring at equal time intervals, and this amount includes the sum of all payments plus interest, if allowed to accumulate at a definite rate of interest from the time of initial payment to the end of annuity term. Ordinary annuity is used in the calculation of the

A. Manufacturing cost

B. Depreciation by sinking fund method

C. Discrete compound interest

D. Cash ratio

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Break-even point is the point of intersection of

A. Fixed cost and total cost

B. Total cost and sales revenue

C. Fixed cost and sales revenue

D. None of these

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Which of the following is a component of working capital investment?

A. Utilities plants

B. Maintenance and repair inventory

C. Process equipments

D. Depreciation

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Pick out the wrong statement.

A. Longer tubes are less expensive per unit heat transfer area as compared to shorter tubes

B. A cost index is merely a number for a given year showing the cost at that time relative to a certain base year

C. Turnover ratio of a chemical plant is the ratio of gross annual sales to the fixed capital investment

D. Plates with butt welded joints are less expensive compared to lap welded joints, because squaring of plates is not necessary

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With increase in the discounted cash flow rate of return, the ratio of the total present value to the initial investment of a given project

A. Decreases

B. Increases

C. Increases linearly

D. Remain constant

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Utilities cost in the operation of chemical process plant comes under the

A. Plant overhead cost

B. Fixed charges

C. Direct production cost

D. General expenses

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__________ taxes are based on gross earnings.

A. Property

B. Excise

C. Income

D. Capital gain

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Pick out the wrong statement.

A. Net worth means paid up share capital and reserve & surplus (i.e. shareholders equity)

B. Return on equity = profit after tax/net worth

C. Working capital turnover ratio = sales/net working capital

D. Total cost of production is more than net sales realisation (NSR) at breakeven point

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'P' is the investment made on an equipment, 'S' is its salvage value and 'n is the life of the equipment in years. The depreciation for Rath year by the sum-of years digit method will be

A. (P - S)/n

B. 1 - (P/S)1/m

C. (m/n) (P - S)

D. [2 (n - m + 1)/n(n + 1)]. (P - S)

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Nominal and effective interest rates are equal, when the interest is compounded

A. Quarterly

B. Semi-annually

C. Annually

D. In no case, they are equal

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A shareholder has __________ say in the affairs of company management compared to a debenture holder.

A. More

B. Less

C. Same

D. No

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A balance sheet for an industrial concern shows

A. The financial condition at any given time

B. Only current assets

C. Only fixed assets

D. Only current and fixed assets

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According to six-tenths-factor rule, if the cost of a given unit at one capacity is known, then the cost of similar unit with '' times the capacity of the first unit is approximately equal to __________ times the cost of the initial unit.

A. n

B. n0.6

C. n0.4

D. √n

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Which of the following relationship is not correct is case of a chemical process plant?

A. Manufacturing cost = direct product cost + fixed charges + plant overhead costs

B. General expenses = administrative expenses + distribution & marketing expenses

C. Total product cost = manufacturing cost + general expenses

D. Total product cost = direct production cost + plant overhead cost

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If 'S' is the amount available after 'n' interest periods for an initial principal 'P' with the discrete compound interest rate 'i', the present worth is given by

A. (1 + i)n/S

B. S/(1 + i)n

C. S/(1 + in)

D. S/(1 + n)i

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Which of the following is not a component of the fixed capital for a chemical plant facility?

A. Raw materials inventory

B. Utilities plants

C. Process equipment

D. Emergency facilities

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Operating profit of a chemical plant is equal to

A. Profit before interest and tax i.e., net profit + interest + tax

B. Profit after tax plus depreciation

C. Net profit + tax

D. Profit after tax

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__________ method for profitability evaluation of a project does not account for investment cost due to land.

A. Net present worth

B. Pay out period

C. Discounted cash flow

D. Rate of return on investment

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Chemical engineering plant cost index is used for finding the present cost of a particular chemical plant, if the cost of similar plant at some time in the past is known. The present cost of the plant = original cost × (index value at present/ index value at time original cost was obtained). The most major component of this cost index is

A. Fabricated equipment and machinery

B. Process instruments and control

C. Pumps and compressor

D. Electrical equipments and material

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Construction expenses are roughly __________ percent of the total direct cost of the plant.

A. 2

B. 10

C. 30

D. 50

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Generally, income taxes are based on the

A. Total income

B. Gross earning

C. Total product cost

D. Fixed cost

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In a chemical process plant, the total product cost comprises of manufacturing cost and the

A. General expenses

B. Overhead cost

C. R & D cost

D. None of these

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For a given fluid, as the pipe diameter increases, the pumping cost

A. Decreases

B. Increases

C. Remains the same

D. May increase or decrease, depending upon whether the fluid is Newtonian or non-Newtonian

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In financial accounting of a chemical plant, which of the following relationship is invalid?

A. Assets = equities

B. Assets = liabilities + net worth

C. Total income = costs + profits

D. Assets = capital

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In an ordinary chemical plant, electrical installation cost may be about

A. 10-15% of purchased equipment cost

B. 3-10% of fixed capital investment

C. Either (A) or (B)

D. Neither (A) nor (B)

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Factory manufacturing cost is the sum of the direct production cost

A. Fixed charges and plant overhead cost

B. And plant overhead cost

C. Plant overhead cost and administrative expenses

D. None of these

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Which of the following methods of depreciation calculations results in book values greater than those obtained with straight line method?

A. Multiple straight line method

B. Sinking fund method

C. Declining balance method

D. Sum of the years digit method