GEAS REVIEWER
1.) An investor has an option to purchase a tract of land that will be worth P20,000
in seven years. If the value of the land increases at 9% each year, how much should
the investor be willing to pay now for this property?
a. P9,341 b. P10,941 c. P11,521 d. P12,015
2.) Suppose that you make 12 equal annual deposits of P2,000 each into a bank
account paying 8% interest per year. The first deposit will be made one year from
today. How much money can be withdrawn from this bank account immediately
after the 12
th
deposit?
a. P35,492 b. P36,218 c. 37,954 d. P38,755
3.) What is the effective rate of interest if P1000 is invested at a nominal rate of 15%
compounded quarterly?
a. 15.86% b. 16.86% c. 17.86% d. 18.86%
4.) A man purchased a house for P425,000. In the first month that he owned the
house, he spent P75,000 on repairs and remodeling. Immediately after the house
was remodeled, he was offered P545,000 to sell the house. After some
consideration, he decided to keep the house and have it rented for P4,500 per
month starting two months after the purchase. He collected rent for 15 months and
then sold the house for P600,000. if the interest rate was 1.5% per month, how
much extra money did he make or lose by not selling the house immediately after it
was remodeled?
a. P3,000 b.P4,000 c. P5,000 d. P6,000
5.) On the day his grandson was born, a man deposited to a trust company a
sufficient amount of money so that the boy could receive five annual payments of
P20,000 each for his college tuition fees, starting with his 18
th
birthday. Interest at
the rate of 12$ per annum was to be paid on all amounts on deposit. There was also
a provision that the grandson could elect to withdraw no annual payments and
receive a single lump amount on his 25
th
birthday. The grandson chose this option.
How much did the grandfather deposit?
a. P9,500 b. P10,500 c. P11,500 d. P12,500
6.) A man bought an equipment costing P30,000 payable in 12 quarterly payments,
each installment payable at the beginning of each period. The rate of interest is 24%
compounded quarterly. What is the amount of each payment
a. P1,700 b. P2,700 c. P3,700 d. P4,700
7.) A telecommunication company purchased an equipment for P53,000 and paid
P1,500 for freight and delivery charges to the job site. The equipment has a normal
life of 10 years with a tradein value of P5,000 against the purchase of a new
equipment at the end of the life. Determine the annual depreciation cost by the
sinking fund method. Assume interest at 6.5% compounded annually.
a. P2,543 b. P3,668 c. P4,215 d. P5,956
8.) A plant bought a machine for P200,000 and used it for 10 years, the life span of
the equipment. What is the book value of the machine after 5 years of use? Assume a
scrap value of P20,000. Use double declining balance method.
a. P43,648 b. P59,425 c. P65,536 d. P70,923
9.) It occurs when a cutting action is applied as you would see with scissors, tin
snips, or punches.
a. Direct shear c. Torsional shear
b. Bending stress d. Torsional stress.
10.) It occurs when a member carries a load perpendicular to its long axis while
being supported in a stable manner.
a. Direct shear c. Torsional shear
b.Bending stress d. Torsional stress
11.) It is the internal resistance offered by a unit area of the material from which a
member from which a member is made to an externally applied load.
a. stress b. strain c. moment d. torque
12.) A certain support stand design to carry downward loads. Compute the stress in
the square shaft at the upper part of the stand for a load of 27,000 lb. The line of
action of the applied of the applied load is centered on the axis on the shaft, and the
load is applied through a thick plate that distributes the force to the entire cross
section of the stand.
a. 10,000psi b. 11,000psi c. 12,000psi d. 13,000psi
13.) The proportional limit is the value of stress on the stressstrain diagram curve
at which the curve first deviates from a straight line.
a. Proportional limit
b. Elastic limit
c. Yield point
d. Tensile point
14.) It is the value of stress on the stressstrain curve at which the material has
deformed plastically; that is, it will no longer return to its original size and shape
after removing the load.
a. Proportional limit
b. Elastic limit
c. Yield point
d. Tensile point
15.) It is the value of stress on the stressstrain curve at which there is a significant
increase in strain with little or no increase in stress.
a. Proportional limit
b. Elastic limit
c. Yield point
d. Tensile point
16.) It is the highest value of apparent stress on the stressstrain curve.
a. Proportional limit
b. Elastic limit
c. Yield point
d. Tensile point
17.) It is a measure of the stiffness of a material determined by the slope of the
straightline portion of the stressstrain curve.
a. Modulus of elasticity
b. Modulus of rigidity
c. Strain
d. Stress
18.) A ductile material is one that can be stretched, formed, or drawn to a significant
degree before fracture. A metal that exhibits a percent elongation greater than ____
% is considered to be ductile.
a. 2 b. 3 c. 4 d. 5
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19.) A brittle material is one that fails suddenly under load with little or no plastic
deformation. A metal that exhibits a percent elongation ____ 5.0% is considered to be
brittle.
a. equal
b. Greater than
c. Less than
d. It depends on the room temperature
20.) The ratio of shearing stress to shearing strain is called:
a. Modulus of elasticity
b. Modulus of rigidity
c. Modulus of elongation
d. Modulus of stressibility
21.) It is the ability of a material to absorbed applied energy without failure
a. Ductility b. Brittleness c. Hardness d. Toughness
22.) It is the indication of the resistance of a material to indentation by a penetrator.
a. Ductility b. Brittleness c. Hardness d. Toughness
23.) It is a measure of pulling and pushing force.
a. Axial force
b. Shear force
c. Torque
d. Bending moments
24.) It is the measure of the total resistance to sliding.
a. Axial force
b. Shear force
c. Torque
d. Bending moments
25.) It is the measure of the resistance to twisting.
a. Axial force
b. Shear force
c. Torque
d. Bending moments
26.) A common bar suspended from certain support has axial load of 10kN. If the bar
has a cross section of 20mm
2
, find the stress experience by the bar.
a. 350MPa b. 420MPa c. 485MPa d. 500MPa
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m x
N
500
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27.) Assume that a 25mm diameter rivet joins the plates that are each 125 mm
wide. The allowable stresses are 130 MPa for bearing in the plate material and 65
MPa for shearing of the rivet. Determine the minimum thickness of each plate.
a. 10MPa b. 20MPa c. 30MPa d. 40MPa
28.) A cylinder pressure vessel is fabricated from plates which have a thickness of
20mm. The diameter of the pressure vessel is 450 mm and its length is 3.5m.
Determine the maximum internal pressure which can be applied if the stress in the
steel is limited to 150MPa.
a. 15.33MPa b. 16.67MPa c. 17.53MPa d. 18.83MPa
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29.) The wall thickness of a 3ftdiameter spherical tank is 4/17 in. Calculate the
allowable internal pressure if the stress is limited to 9000 psi.
a. 155.47psi b. 169.25psi c. 176.47psi d. 188.73psi
30.) A steel bar 40mm in diameter and 3m long is surrounded by a shell of cast iron
6mm thick. Compute the load that will compress the combined bar a total of 0.95
mm in the length of 2m. For steel E=300GPa, and for cast iron, E=150GPa.
a. 151kN b. 161kN c. 171kN d. 181kN
31.) A steel rod 3.5m long is secured between two walls. If the load on the rod is
zero at 30C, compute the stress when the temperature drops to 30C. The cross
sectional area of the rod is 1200mm
2
, =11.7um/(mC), and E=200GPa.
a. 110MPa b. 120MPa c. 130MPa d. 140MPa
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32.) A steel shaft 3ft long that has a diameter of 5in is subjected to a torque of 14kip
ft. Determine the maximum shearing stress. G=12x10
6
psi.
a. 0.47 b. 0.53 c. 0.68 d. 0.71
33.) What is the minimum diameter of a solid steel shaft that will not twist through
more than 4 in a 6m length when subjected to a torque of 13kNm? What max
shearing stress is developed? G=85 GPa
a. 107.6mm b. 113.3mm c. 121.9mm d. 126.4mm
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mm diameter wire on a mean radius of 90 mm when the spring is supporting a load
of 2.5kN. Use G=83 GPa.
a. 160mm b. 165mm c. 170mm d. 175mm
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35.) It is the transfer of energy from the more energetic particles of substance to the
adjacent less energetic ones as a result of interactions between the particles.
a. Conduction c. Convection
b. Radiation d. Absorption
36.) It indicates that the rate of heat conduction in a direction is proportional to the
temperature gradient in that direction.
a. Fouriers Law of Heat Conduction
b. Fouriers Law of Heat Convection
c. Fouriers Law of Heat Radiation
d. Fouriers Law of Heat Absorption
37.) Which of the following is considered the best conductor of heat?
a. Gold b. Copper c. Silver d. Diamond
38.) It is the mode of energy transfer between a solid surface and the adjacent liquid
or gas that is in motion, and it involves the combined effect conduction and fluid
motion.
a. Conduction c. Convection
b. Radiation d. Absorption
39.) It is the energy emitted by the matter in the form of electromagnetic waves as a
result of the changes in the electronic configurations of the atom or molecules.
a. Conduction c. Convection
b. Radiation d. Absorption
40.) It states that energy can neither be destroyed nor created; it can only change
forms.
a. First law of thermodynamics
b. Second law of thermodynamics
c. Third law of thermodynamics
d. Zeroth law of thermodynamics
41.) In second law of thermodynamic, which of the following state that no heat
engine can have a thermal efficiency of 100% or as far as power plant to operate, the
working fluid must exchange heat with the environment as well as the furnace.
a. Kelvin Plank Statement
b. ClausiusPlank Statement
c. Clausius Statement
d. Kelvin Statement
42.) In second law of thermodynamic, which of the following state that no device can
transfer heat from cooler body to a warmer one without leaving an effect on the
surroundings.
a. Kelvin Plank Statement
b. ClausiusPlank Statement
c. Clausius Statement
d. Kelvin Statement
43.) It is defined as the amount of light output in lumens per W of electricity
consumed.
a. Light intensity c. Light efficacy
b. Light efficiency d. Light luminosity
44.) Carnot cycle is composed of how many reversible processes?
a. 1 b. 2 c. 3 d. 4
45.) Which of the following processes are involved in carnot cycle?
a. Two isothermal ; two isobaric
b. One isothermal; three adiabatic
c. Three isobaric; one adiabatic
d. Two adiabatic ; two isothermal
46.) State that the thermal efficiencies of all reversible heat engines operating
between the same two reservoirs are the same, and that no heat engine is more
efficient than a reversible one operating between the same two reservoirs.
a. Throttle principle
b. Otto principle
c. Carnot principle
d. Kelvin principle
47.) A carnot heat engine receives 500KJ of heat per cycle from a hightemperature
source at 600 C and rejects heat a low temperature sink at 40C. Determine the
thermal efficiency of this Carnot engine.
a. 93.33% b. 6.67% c. 35.85% d. 64.15%
48.) A piston cylinder device contains a liquidvapor mixture of water at 400K.
During a constant pressure process, 700 KJ of heat is transferred to the water. As a
result, part of the liquid in the cylinder vaporizes. Determine the entropy change of
the water during this process.
a. 1.75kJ/K b. 280kJK c. 7000kJ d. 0.57K/kJ
49.) Which of the following equation of state has two constants?
a. Vander Waals Equation
b. BeattieBridgeman Equation
c. BenedictWebbRubin Equation
d. Strobridge Equation
50.) How many constant are there in Strobridge Equation of State?
a. 13 b. 14 c. 15 d. 16
51.) Which of the following equation of state has eight constant?
a. Vander Waals Equation
b. BeattieBridgeman Equation
c. BenedictWebbRubin Equation
d. Strobridge Equation
52.) Consider a person standing in a breezy room at 22C. Determine the total rate
of heat transfer from this person if the exposed surface area and the average outer
surface temperature of the person are 1.2 m
2
and 33C, respectively, and the
convection heat transfer coefficient is 6 W/m
2
.=0.95 and =5.67x10
8
W/m
4
K
4
a. 120.5J/s b. 135.7J/s c. 143.2J/s d. 151.9J/s
53.) A piston cylinder device initially contains 0.8 m
3
of air at 110kPa and 80C. The
air is now compressed to 0.2 m
3
in such a way that the temperature inside the
cylinder remains constant. Determine the work done during this process.
a. 122kJ b. 123kJ c. 124kJ d. 125kJ
54.) It is the energy possesses by the system as a result of its elevation with respect
to the gravitational acceleration of the earth.
a. Potential b.Kinetic c. Momentum d.Impulse
55.) It states that if two bodies are in thermal equilibrium with a third body, they are
also in thermal equilibrium with each other.
a. First law of thermodynamics
b. Second law of thermodynamics
c. Third law of thermodynamics
d. Zeroth law of thermodynamics
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105 kPa and 27C.
a. 256.1 g
57.) Heat is transferred to a heat engine from a furnace at a rate of 92MW. If the rate
of waste heat rejection to a nearby river is 45MW, determine the net power output
and the thermal efficiency for this heat engine.
a. 48.91% b. 51.09% c. 32.84% d. 67.15%
58.) The food compartment of a refrigerator is maintained at 4C by removing heat
from it at a rate of 300 KJ/min. If the required power input to the refrigerator is
3KW, determine the coefficient of performance of the refrigerator.
a. 1.67 b. 2.33 c. 3.67 d. 4. 12
59.) A 50 kg iron block at 80C is dropped into an insulated tank that contains 0.5 m
3
of liquid water at 25C. Determine the temperature when thermal equilibrium
reached. The specific heat of iron is 0.45kJ/kgC and for water is 4.18kJ/kgC.
a. 20. 7C b. 25.6C c. 30.1C d. 35.6C
60.) A rigid tank contains a hot fluid that is cooled while being stirred by a paddle
wheel. Initially, the internal energy of the fluid is 850kJ. During the cooling process,
the fluid loses 550kJ of heat, and the paddle wheel does 200kJ of work on the fluid.
Determine the final energy of the fluid. Neglect the energy stored in the paddle
wheel.
a. 500kJ b. 550 kJ c. 600kJ d. 650 kJ
61.) Three moles of an ideal gas are compressed slowly and isothermally from a
volume of 5 to 1.5 ft
3
, at a temperature of 320K. How much work is done?
a. 8.12kJ b. 9.61kJ c. 10.44kJ d. 11.59kJ
62.) A 4in wall of fire brick, k=9 Btu/(ft
2
hrF/in), has one surface at 300F, the
other at 90F. Find the heat conducted through the area of 2ft
2
in 1 day.
a. 22, 680Btu b. 19, 650Btu c. 15,510Btu d. 10,730Btu
63.) If 80 g of iron shot at 100C is dropped into 200 g of water at 20C contained in
an iron vessel of mass 50 g, find the resulting temperature.
a. 20.1C b. 21.8C c. 22. 3C d. 24.6C
64.) When a 2lb of brass at 212F is dropped into 5lb of water at 35F, the resulting
temperature is 41.2F. Find the specific heat of brass in Btu/lbF.
a. 1.120 b. 0.091 c. 0.321 d. 1.233
65.) How much heat is necessary to raise the temperature of 0.80 kg of ethyl alcohol
from 15C of its boiling point 78.3C?
a. 10kcal b. 20kcal c. 30kcal d. 40kcal
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3
. What
is its weightdensity, in lb/ft
3
, at an altitude where the pressure is 13.73 in Hg and
the temperature is 40F?
a. 0.044 b. 0.055 c. 0.066 d. 0.77
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