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Ultimate strength in tension as compared to that in shear for steel is

A. Half

B. One third

C. One and half times

D. One fourth

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C. One and half times


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Name the safety device used to protect the boiler, when the water level falls below a minimum level.

A. Blow down valve

B. Blow off cock

C. Fusible plug

D. Safety valve

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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

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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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Stainless steel is welded with difficulty because of

A. Its high melting temperature

B. Chances of cracking

C. Oxide film formation

D. Chromium carbide formation

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Oxide layer formed on the non-ferrous metal surface after its annealing is

A. Removed by acid pickling

B. Hammered into the surface

C. Removed with coarse emery cloth

D. Left as such to protect the surface

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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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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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Two solutions A1 & A2 have pH value of 2 & 6 respectively. It implies that the solution

A. A1 is more alkaline than solution A2

B. A1 is highly acidic

C. A2 is very slightly acidic

D. Both (B) & (C)

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Which of the following emissions in the exhaust gas of an I.C. engine causes the formation of photochemical smog?

A. Nitrogen oxides

B. Hydrocarbons

C. Both 'a' & 'b'

D. Carbon monoxide

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The main constituent of bones is

A. CaF2

B. Ca3(PO4)2

C. CaCO3

D. CaCl2

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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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The most serious manufacturing defect from fracture toughness point of view is

A. Surface roughness

B. Pores

C. Spherical inclusion

D. Crack

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Hydrogen in liquid steels is dissolved

A. As tiny gas bubbles

B. In the atomic form

C. In the ionic form

D. In the molecular form

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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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Lead pencil contains

A. Graphite

B. Lead sulphide

C. Lead

D. Both (B) & (C)

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On decreasing the grain size of a polycrystalline material, the property most likely to deteriorate is

A. Creep

B. Toughness

C. Tensile strength

D. Fatigue

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With decrease in the grain size of a material, its creep resistance

A. Increases

B. Decreases

C. Remain constant

D. Either (A) or (B); depends on the material

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A particle is settling in a liquid under Stokesian conditions. The free falling velocity of the particle is proportional to

A. √(Particle diameter)

B. Particle diameter

C. (Particle diameter)2

D. (Particle diameter)3

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Which of the following heat treatment processes is usually applied to castings?

A. Tempering

B. Annealing

C. Normalising

D. Carburising

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Out of the following __________ iron has the best capability to bear sudden & excessive shocks.

A. White

B. Cast

C. Wrought

D. Pig

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Which of the following does not discharge the dust collected as a dry solid?

A. Electrostatic precipitator

B. Wet scrubber

C. Bag filter

D. Gravity settling chamber

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A high pressure boiler generates steam at a pressure greater than __________ kg/cm2.

A. 10

B. 30

C. 50

D. 80

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Maximum change in the hardness of martensite occurs in the carbon content range of __________ percent in steel.

A. 0.01 to 0.10

B. 0.2 to 0.4

C. 0.5 to 0.7

D. 0.8 to 1.0

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Which of the following processes follows the hardening process for reducing the hardening strains & increasing the toughness of the steel part?

A. Anodising

B. Tempering

C. Carburising

D. Annealing

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Out of the following, maximum temperature drop for a given heat flow & for the same thickness will be in the case of

A. Steel

B. Glass wood

C. Copper

D. Fireclay bricks

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Hooke's law

A. Applies to elastic deformation

B. Applies beyond limit of proportionality in stress-strain curve

C. States that stress is inversely proportional to strain upto elastic limit

D. None of these

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In connection with corrosion of metals, passivation is the process that

A. Intensifies deterioration

B. Changes the composition of the metal

C. Inhibits further deterioration

D. None of these

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Elimination of brittleness resulting from welding of saw blades is done by __________ of the welded portion.

A. Annealing

B. Toughening

C. Work hardening

D. Tempering

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L.D. (Linz-Donawitz) converter is used in the production of

A. Copper

B. Steel

C. Zinc

D. Aluminium

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Out of the following the refractive index is the highest for

A. Glass

B. Diamond

C. Brine

D. Kerosene