PAKISTAN ENGINEERING COUNCIL

Sample MCQs Mechatronics Engineering
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Please read all the instructions carefully and do not start the paper unless asked to do so. Fill in your particulars (Name, Roll Number, PEC Registration Number, CNIC and Discipline) in BLOCK letters in the space provided. You are not allowed to change your seat during the test. Hand over your answer sheet to the invigilator at the end of each part and keep seated until allowed to leave the centre. The examination is divided into three Parts viz Part-I, Part-II and Part-III, with 30 minutes break. All questions are to be attempted and carry equal marks. Passing marks for each part is 60%, and passing all three parts is mandatory to qualify EPE. Use only the provided pencil to fill completely the correct choice circle on answer sheet. Programmable calculator, laptop, mobile phone, iPod, and any storage device/electronic gadget are not allowed. No extra sheet will be provided; any calculation may be worked out on the back of the paper. No candidate is allowed to indulge in any Law and Order situation to affect the exam process, and responsible(s) will be disqualified. Use of unfair means will also lead to disqualification.

Instructions for Part-I
This part is common to all disciplines, comprising 30 multiple choice questions of one mark each (Total Marks=30) with the duration of two hours.

Instructions for Part-II
This is a discipline based open book breadth examination, comprising 30 multiple choice questions of one mark each (Total Marks=30), with the duration of two hours.

Instructions for Part-III
This is a discipline based open book depth examination comprising 40 multiple choice questions of one mark each (Total Marks=40), with duration of three hours. The candidates will be allowed only for the specialized filed / area of practice, for which already applied at the time of application.

Mechatronics Engineering Part-I
Total Marks: 30 Name: Roll Number: CNIC: Total Time: 2 hours S/o, D/o, w/o: PEC Reg#: Discipline:

Q.1: Quality control is aimed at:

a. b. c. d.

Maintaining the desired quality Exceeding the desired quality Continuously improving the quality Following the quality

Q.2: Which of these is correct with respect to a product developed or a service performed?. a. b. c. d. Q.3: Bad quality is acceptable, but bad grade is not. Bad grade is acceptable, but bad quality is not. Neither bad grade nor quality is acceptable. Grade and quality is the same thing.

Project A has an internal rate of return (IRR) of 21 percent. Project B has an IRR of 7 percent. Project C has an IRR of 31 percent. Project D has an IRR of 25 percent. Which of these would be the BEST project? a. b. c. d. Project A Project B Project C Project D

Q.4:

What characteristic best describes the cost baseline? a. b. c. d. Total budget for the project Time phased budget for the project Total budget for the project including the contingency budget Total budget for the project including the contingency budget and the management reserve.

Specifications b.9: Tsunamis’ is generated by: a.8: The minimum notice period for National Competitive bidding is: a. 30 days 45 days 35 days 15 days Q. A letter is being written by him d.11: The passive voice for the sentence “He is writing a letter” is. c. Earthquake Air currents Tidal waves Large Ocean waves Q. b. c. Special provisions d. d. General Conditions of Contract c. A letter is been written by him .6: The first preferred way to resolve a dispute between the contracting parties is: a. b. A letter is written by him c. Arbitration Litigation Negotiation Mediation Q. Q. c. The discounted future cash flows to the present The compounding present cash flows to the future The current market value of the investment The opportunity cost at the present value. d.7: Following document define the legal rights and obligations of the parties and may be described as the regulations under which the contract will be performed. b. b. c. d. c. a. a.5: Present worth is: a. A letter is wrote by him b. b. National security Economy Society All above Q.Q. d. Bill of Quantities Q. d.10: Globalization has direct impact on: a.

b. a. c. d. b.14: Body language is form of. Progress report Budget report Financial report Normal report .16: Research Proposal synopsis is developed at.Q. d. Personality and attitudes Non verbal communication Individual preference for expression The body expression Project feasibility report is aimed at. Q. b. b.18: Re-appropriation Statement is form of a. d. d.13: Effective communication is a.17: Project monitoring is required: a.12: Choose the correct sentence a. The transfer of message from sender to receiver Sending of massage Receiving of message The transfer of message from sender to receiver and get the desired response. a. c. c. b. Final stage of research Initial stage of research Before approval of research proposal In the middle of research Q. d. c. c. c. a. Informing the people Attracting the customer Justifying the investment Giving details of resources Q. He is elder than me He is older than me He is ager than me He is older than I Q. c.15: Q. b. b. d. Before commencement of the project During implementation of the project After completion of the project At any stage of the project deemed necessary Q. d.

b. a.22: Q.24: When a member uses designs. b. data and notes supplied to him by a client or an employer or are prepared by him in reference to such client or the employer's work such designs. The professional regulation The rules and standards which govern the conduct of Engineers as professional Engineers. plans. Member . c. b. b. d. d. Client Client.23: As per PEC Code of Conduct a member shall report unethical professional practices of an engineer or a member with substantiating data to a. Member Client. For weekly progress report of public sector projects Monthly progress report of public sector projects Yearly progress report of public sector projects Quarterly progress report of public sector projects. data and notes shall remain the property of the __________and shall not be duplicated for any use without the express permission of the __________. c. specifications.20: Q. Court of Law Concerned Department Pakistan Engineering Council Law enforcing Agency Q. d. 20 30 10 05 Q. Client Member. plans. The rules and standards given by an institution for Engineering practice The rules and regulation relating to obligations and rights of others. Member. c.21: Q. d. d. b. c. How many commandments are given in PEC Code of Ethics? a. c. c.19: PC-III (A) is used for a. d. specifications.Q. b. Acquiring management and leadership skills are ________________ for a Professional Engineer a. Wastage of time Not important Highly important Not necessary Engineering ethics refers to: a.

Q. b. Your personality conflicts with that of a key member of your project team. his employer. c.25: As per PEC Code of Conduct to maintain. d.30: Close interpersonal relationships are characterized by high intimacy whereas distressed relationships tend to involve reciprocation of _______________behaviour. a. There are more than one expected outcomes There are more than one expected benefits and losses There is choice between two or more moral values each having its own merits. d. There are opposing outcomes. c.27: An example of a conflict of interest would be: a.26: Conflicts are faced when: a. be honest. As a responsible official you make a decision about a contract award that will benefit you personally b. b. Q. a member shall do following except: a. Uphold personal interest first d. positive negative normal casual . Not obligation of An obligation of Optional for None of above Q. b. clients and the public at large with devotion. All possible alternates No protection Minimum protection No care Q. d. d. uphold and advance the honor and dignity of the engineering professional. uphold the ideology of Pakistan b.Q. impartial and serve the country. b. use his knowledge and skill for the advancement and welfare of mankind Q. a. c. c.29: While designing a project by an engineer. ________________should be taken into account to protect cultural heritage a. c.28: Adherence to professional ethics is _______________ an engineer to society. Your sponsor decides to cancel your project because it no longer supports the company strategy d. You and a functional manager disagree with a task cost estimate c.

15. 3. 2. 9. 23. a b c b a c a d a d c b d b c c b c b c d c c b c c b a b . 17.Answers: 1. 26. 21. 13. 25. 8. 29. 7. 30. 4. 19. 20. 6. 12. 16. 28. 27. 14. 11. 5. 24. 10. 18. 22.

. a. ୪୬ ሺ ሻ భ ೣ ௫మ ݀‫ ݔ‬will result in ൅ܿ ଵ ଵ ଵ ln ቀ௫ቁ െ ௫ ௫ ଵ ௫ ൅ܿ ଵ ଵ ଵ c. b.4: Mathematically. d. െ ቀ௫ ln ቀ௫ቁ െ ௫ቁ ൅ ܿ d. what is a differential? a. b. None of the above Q.Part-II (Breadth of discipline) Total Marks: 30 Total Time: 2 hours Q. If it is of 2nd order d. b.1: Which of the following is a hyperbola ? a. c. A method of directly relating how changes in an independent variable affect changes in a dependent variable. None of the above Q. A method of directly relating how changes in a dependent variable affect changes in an independent variable. c.2: Integrating ‫׬‬ a. None of the above Q. If its determinant is equal to zero c. A technique used for mathematical modeling.3: An ݊ ൈ ݊ matrix is said to be symmetric if. If it is equal to its transpose b.

Capacitor d. Magnetic effect Heating effect Luminous effect Application working on which effect can be used on AC as well as DC supply? .8: A fixed resistance ‘R’ is connected across a dc voltage source. Fig(B) c. Inductor c. Inductance c. III. None of above Q. the relationship between V and R is correctly represented in which group a. Fig(D) Q. Ipeak=10A d.d. Conductor Q. Iav=10A b. None of the above Q.7: A 1000W heater is rated to operate at a direct current (DC) of 10A. Resistor b.6: An element which consumes energy instead of storing in it is a. II. If the heater is supplied alternating current (AC) for producing the same quantity of heat the value of current should be a. Irms=10A c. Fig(A) b. Resistance b.9: The effects due to electric current are: I. Irms=10√2A Q. Fig(C) d.5: The maximum current will pass through a. Capacitance d. If the voltage is gradually and uniformly increased.

I. k/s(s+1)(s+2) b. Not enough data Q. The open loop transfer function is given by: a. Impedance matching gain Q.12: A Darlington transistor connection provides a transistor having a very large a. Voltage gain c. ks / (s+1) (s+2) Q.13: What is wrong with this circuit? a. a. A Hartley circuit b.14: An oscillator that uses a tapped coil to obtain the feedback is called: a. The circuit will become unstable b. If the emitter bypass capacitor is removed. II only c. The zener is shorted c. II and III only d. k(s+2) / s(s+1) d. A Pierce circuit . The voltage gain will increase d. The voltage gain will decrease c. The zener is open b. The circuit will become stable Q. I only b. II only Q. Impedance gain d.11: A certain common-emitter emitter amplifier has a voltage gain of 100. Current gain b. k(s+1)/s(s+2) c. Nothing d.a.10: The root locus of a unity feed feed-back back system is shown in fig.

Q. A negative feedback circuit Q. The output and ripple voltage would be greater than expected. The output and ripple voltage would be less than expected. c. b. c.) b. A multivibrator d. The ripple voltage would be half of what is expected and a small increase in the output voltage would be detected. d.16: What is the simplified version of the signal flow graph represented below? a.c. The output voltage would be doubled and a small improvement in the ripple voltage would be detected. . which of the following symptoms would be found? a.15: If the output filter capacitor in a power supply actually had a value twice its stated value. d.

Q.19: The spectrum of discrete-time Fourier transform will be: a. Find the Gain Margin? a. Periodic and continuous d. c. 50 30 b. c. b. Its simplified model will be? a. None of the above Q. 20 10 Q.18: Consider a control system shown below. Periodic and discrete b. d. Aperiodic and discrete .17: Consider the Bode Plot of a system shown below. d. Aperiodic and continuous c.

1} then its region of convergence (ROC) will be: a. 2. Hysteresis losses b. Positive b. Entire plane except Z=0 c. none of above Q. 40W c. 3 : 1 V 100Ω c.21: If x (n) = {1. a. 0. 1 : 3 d. Entire plane except Z=0 and Z= ∞ d.22: Which losses in a transformer varies significantly with load a. 9 : 1 b.Q.23: Consider the circuit shown in the given figure. For maximum power transfer to the load. the primary to secondary turn’s ratio must be 900Ω Primary a.7. 25W d. 1 : 9 Q. Copper losses d. Entire plane b. 10W . None of the above Q.20: Frequency is inherently a physical quantity with characteristics. both a &b d. 50W b. It will be equivalent to the lamp of: a. Core losses Q. negative c. 5.24: A lamp of 100W at 200V is supplied current at 100 volts. Eddy current losses c.

Internal CPU Interconnection and Control Unit Q. Control Unit and Control Memory b. Clock frequency d. ALU.26: Chock Speed of which Intel microprocessor is 3 GHz? a. Pentium 4 d.30: Fast fading occurs if the channel____________ changes rapidly within the symbol duration. Physical Q. Simulation time increases Q. the FPGA resources are used less than 70% because: a. Network d. Pentium III Q. System Bus. Core 2 Duo b. Both (a)and (b) d. ALU. Frequency . Cache. Bandwidth b. Core 2 Quad c.29: As we know when there is a joint in optical fiber then there will be some loss then this loss be minimized by a. Making V-grooved splicing c. Session c. Making carefully polishing Q.Q. Control Unit and Registers c.28 In which layer Telnet and FTP works? a. Routing becomes excessively complicated b.27: Normally. ALU. Memory. Power issues c. a. Application b.25: The CPU structure contains: a. Registers. Control Unit and Cache d. ALU. Using index matching fluid in the gap b.

None of the above .c. Impulse response d.

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d. Total Time: 3 hours a.8/0. d. and 50 Hz . the delay angle would be: a. 78. a. Forward current = 10mA and Vf(typ) = 1. then R1 calculated in the given Figure is to be: V su ppl y a. c. Current controlled Voltage controlled Frequency controlled Resistance controlled Q2. the load resistance is 12 Ω. c.4: The resonant frequency ω r and the -3dB bandwidth can be related to the __________ of transient response. c.71150 88.5: Steady State Response is also called: a. If the average output voltage is 30% of the maximum possible average voltages. b. Natural response .01) Ω R1 = (3. b.2/0. Speed Frequency Phase Amplitude Q.1: FET performs the same function as NPN BJTs. d.01) Ω R1 = (6. d. b.supply .230 Q3.8/0. The A three phase half wave controlled rectifier is operated from a three phase yconnected 230V .2330 100. b.8V.01) Ω R 1 V f Q.01) Ω R1 = (1.71150 98. c. If supply voltage = 5V. except that they are _____________ in contrast to BJT devices. R1 = (5/0.Part-III (Depth: Mechatronics Engineering) Total Marks/ MCQs: 40 (Sample MCQs = 20) Q.

None of above Q.7: Conversion from projective coordinates ( x. z ) is a t t transformation. Forced response d. x = Xk .1/24 b. the value for a and b will be: a. y = k / Y . ¼. z = k / Z d. Select the correct coordinates of point P shown in figure: a. y = Y / k . ½. ¼. x = k / X . k ) to Cartesian coordinates ( x. y = Yk .1/8 d. x = X / k .b. Non above Z0 Y0 Q P X0 .1/10 Q. z . where k = 8 . y . Transient response c.5s )(1 + as ) s s s (1 + )(1 + bs )(1 + 8 36) is shown in figure below. z = Zk c. z = Z / k b.6: The magnitude plot of a transfer function G ( s ) = k (1 + 0. y.1/36 c. ½.

The right arm is treated as a simple open kinematic-chain with the upper body as its base link. 20cm and 8cm respectively.0 o then find out the origin of the hand link’s frame with respect to the world frame.9: Figure shows the simulated humanoid robot in a seated position.Q. The origin of the base links frame (frame 0) is at (0. If the input of the joint angles are q1 = 37. which is a RRR (or 3R) mechanism.80cm) in the world frame. where the right arm and right leg can be treated as two independent manipulators.8: Figure shows a three link planner arm. q 3 = −36. Choose correct link parameters of the 3-link planner manipulator: θ3 L3 θ 2 L2 L1 θ1 i αi−1 ai−1 L1 L2 di θ i i αi−1 ai−1 L3 di θ i θ1 θ2 θ3 di θ i θ1 θ2 θ3 di θ i L1 i αi−1 ai−1 L2 L3 i αi−1 ai−1 L1 L3 θ1 θ2 θ3 θ1 θ2 θ3 Q. q 2 = 98. . lower link(link-2) and hand link (link-3) of the right arm are 20cm. The lengths of the upper link(link-1).5 o .5 o .

Point level Q. 98 d. d.12: Given a set of 3x3 neighborhood.9089 cm c. Global level c.9469 cm. 49 c.a. b.5cm. y = 90cm x = 31. then the threshold is called: a. x = 30cm. y = 79.10: If threshold T depends on the spatial coordinates x & y. y = 80cm Q.11: An operation produces an output image in which the intensity at a point depends upon the neighborhood of corresponding points in an output image is known as: a. When applying median filter what would be the median value of the 3x3 neighborhood:- a. 38 75 38 19 99 49 98 36 10 22 . 99 b. Object level d. Q. x = 40cm. c. d. b. y = 80cm x = 33. Global Local Dynamic Global and Local. Local level b.

Armature Coil Field Coil Q.16: Natural Frequency of Transverse Vibration of the beam (Neglecting the self weight of the beam) can be expressed as: a. 20 rev/min 40 rev/min 60 rev/min 80 rev/min Driver Idler Driven C A B D Q. 4. is attached to a spring and is given an initial displacement of 10cm from its equilibrium position .After 5 cycles of oscillations in 2 sec.17: A metal block. C 18 teeth and D.15: Given in the figure is compound gear train with A. d. ω n = k c. the final driven wheel. . ω n = mk b.Q. 2. 6. b.14: Figure shows the DC motor with field coils. b. d. the first driver having 15 teeth. 3 degree of freedom 6 degree of freedom 9 degree of freedom 12 degree of freedom y z x Q. Series wound motor Shunt wound motor Separately excited motor Compound wound motor. It is said to have that body have: a. ωn ( m) = (k ) m 1/ 2 2 d. mutually perpendicular directions and rotate in three ways about those directions as shown in figure. d. 36 teeth. This arrangement is classified as: a. c. c. B 30 teeth. c.13: A body that is free in space can move in three.m Q. Then the overall gear ratio and angular velocity of wheel D is: a. placed on a rough surface. b. independent. 8. ω n = k .

Neglecting the effect of the cable CDEB . Q.500 mm . 360/1024 b. c.the final position of the metal block is found to be 1 cm from its equilibrium position. Find the coefficient of friction between the surface and the metal block: a.18: The boom AB of the crane shown in figure (a) is a uniform steel bar of length 10m and the area of cross section 2. b. d. b.find the equivalent spring constant of the 45o a.22 = 0. d. 1024-360 . k eq = 25 × 10 6 N / m k eq = 26. The resolution of such an encoder is: a.11 = 0. The cable CDEBF is made of steel and has a cross section area of100 mm system in vertical direction: 2 2 .4304 × 10 6 N / m k eq = 26 × 10 4 N / m k eq = 25 × 10 4 N / m c. A weight w is suspended while the crane is stationary. µ µ µ µ = 0.1132 = 0.2232 Q. 1024/360 c.19: An optical encoder has 1024 slots on the disc.

68 b. 680 d. 1/360 ο Q. 860 c. non above .20: If the stopper motor has a stop angle of 7.5 what digital input rate is required to produce a rotation of 10 rev/sec: a.d.

b c b c a a a a b c a d b c b b c b a c .Answers: 1. 5. 20. 15. 3. 10. 8. 14. 16. 2. 9. 12. 17. 19. 18. 7. 11. 6. 4. 13.

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