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Which of the following ceramic packing materials is the costliest of all?

A. Berl saddles

B. Raschig rings

C. Pall rings

D. Intalox saddles

Correct Answer :

A. Berl saddles


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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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A series of equal payments (e.g., deposit or cost) made at equal intervals of time is known as

A. Perpetuity

B. Capital charge factor

C. Annuity

D. Future worth

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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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__________ 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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An investment of Rs. 1000 is carrying an interest of 10% compounded quarterly. The value of the investment at the end of five years will be

A. 1000 (1 + 0.1/4)20

B. 1000 (1 + 0.1)20

C. 1000 (1 + 0.1/4)5

D. 1000 (1 + 0.1/2)5

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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

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Pick out the wrong statement.

A. Gross revenue is that total amount of capital received as a result of the sale of goods or service

B. Net revenue is the total profit remaining after deducting all costs excluding taxes

C. The ratio of immediately available cash to the total current liabilities is known as the cash ratio

D. Consolidated income statement based on a given time period indicates surplus capital and shows the relationship among total income, costs & profit over the time interval

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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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Effluent treatment cost in a chemical plant is categorised as the __________ cost.

A. Fixed

B. Overhead

C. Utilities

D. Capital

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__________ of depreciation calculation does not take into account the interest on investments.

A. Present worth method

B. Sinking fund method

C. Sum of the years-digits method

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

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If the interest rate of 10% per period is compounded half yearly, the actual annual return on the principal will be __________ percent.

A. 10

B. 20

C. > 20

D. < 20

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Gross earning is equal to the total income minus

A. Total product cost

B. Fixed cost

C. Income tax

D. None of these

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Functional depreciation of an equipment is the measure of decrease in its value due to its

A. Ageing

B. Wear and tear

C. Obsolescence

D. Breakdown or accident

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The __________ of a chemical company can be obtained directly from the balance sheet as the difference between current assets and current liabilities.

A. Cash ratio

B. Net working capital

C. Current ratio

D. Liquids assets

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Direct costs component of the fixed capital consists of

A. Contingencies

B. Onsite and offsite costs

C. Labour costs

D. Raw material costs

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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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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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The value of a property decreases __________ with time in straight line method of determining depreciation.

A. Linearly

B. Non-linearly

C. Exponentially

D. Logarithmically

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Which of the following is not a mathematical method for evaluation of profitability of a chemical process plant?

A. Cash reserve

B. Rate of return on investment

C. Payout period

D. Discounted cash flow based on full life performance

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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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The payback method for the measurement of return on investment

A. Gives a correct picture of profitability

B. Underemphasises liquidity

C. Does not measure the discounted rate of return

D. Takes into account the cash inflows after the recovery of investments

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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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Accumulated sum at the end of 5 years, if Rs. 10000 is invested now at 10% interest per annum on a compound basis is Rs.

A. 15000

B. 16105

C. 18105

D. 12500

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Payback period

A. And economic life of a project are the same

B. Is the length of time over which the earnings on a project equals the investment

C. Is affected by the variation in earnings after the recovery of the investment

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

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Equipment installation cost in a chemical process plant ranges from __________ percent of the purchased equipment cost.

A. 10 to 20

B. 35 to 45

C. 55 to 65

D. 70 to 80

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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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Annual depreciation costs are constant, when the __________ method of depreciation calculation is used.

A. Declining balance

B. Straight line

C. Sum of the years digit

D. None of these

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Expenditure on research and development (R & D) is categorised as the __________, while making an estimate of the total product cost for a chemical plant.

A. Overhead cost

B. Fixed expenses

C. General expenses

D. Direct production 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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Gantt chart (or Bar chart) is helpful in

A. Efficient utilisation of manpower and machines

B. Preparing production schedule

C. Efficient despatching of products

D. Inventory control