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RECRUITMENT QUESTIONS

OF

BANGLADESH POWER DEVELOPMENT BOARD (BPDB)
FOR THE POSITION OF

ASSISTANT ENGINEERS

INDEX
BPDB- 2011

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BPDB- 2004

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BPDB- 1999

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BPDB- 1998

(SET A)

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BPDB- 1998

(SET B)

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BPDB- 1996

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Ansrer the lbllowingquestionsin English:

l.a) Wrire dolvn rhc nameand poputationofthe SAARC
countres.
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b) How the lralficjam otDhaka cily canbe solved?
Mcntionsyour suggestions.
j
.
c) Wfite shortnoteon (anytwo)
5
Suescannel,Loadseeding,Greenhouseeff'ect.
d) Wri!c down the full meaning of the follo\ing
trbbreviations.
5
OPEC.CNC,SALT,UNICEF,NASA.
{
IOPEC-Organizalionof petrolium Eripo(ing Countries
C\G=Compress Narural cas. SAlT=Srraregic Arms
J i nildriunI rlksr L \lCFf-L nired \al.rn( Inl(or,ltron
Children'sEmergencyFund,NASA=NarionalAeronaurjc
andSpaceAdminsirarion.l
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e) Nameoi lhc capiralofthe ibliowing counrries.
5
Myanmar,Labanon,Portugal.Morocco.ausLna.
Labanon=Bairit,por gat=Lisbon
JMayanmaFYangune,
lvlorocco-Rabar,
Austria=Bieana.l
2.a)$hat is thediilerenccbetlveeninverler& rectjficf? 2
b) Draw a lull wavebridgerectiiier?
5
(rc) Mcntion a device.which \lorks borh as reoritier and
jnvener.Dralvtheblockdiagramofits
principtet.l
".ofking
d) What is amplil]er?Can a lransformer
be usedas yollase
'r
,,r cun(nlrlnclifiertr-sti,))o,ir an.\\er.
I.a)Whalis themainrheoryofoperaljonota transfotmer?
2

3
2

l
j e) A singlephaser.ansibrmefhas 400 primary llms and
r
1000secondary
turns.Ifthe prjnury windingbe connected
' to a j0H',, syslemand jf
the peak value offlux densityin
t l c c ^ r c0 . c ? o v b m . r n dc o . r . . d ( f i -lS
he.ro.s.cclinn,
areiofthe corl is 60cnrthefindouF
j) lnd ccdvoltagcin the primarycnd.
ri) inducedvoltagein the secondar],
r.indings.
2+l
arc
the
What
dilterence
be$een
switch,
isolalof
and
/i\4.a)
gbfcaker'l
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ql b) Name ibur types of circuit brcakersused in power
r,
_ sysrem.
2
c)
Dra\{'
a
schenratic
diagranr
ofa
132/33KV
doubte
E
bus
.srrb.ldrionlrlinF tuo in.o.nrnrrg. rour u- gorr!
kcderard a hLsiuupter
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d)
Whrrdo ) ou m(Jnby tJuttM\ A l
r+

e) What is pcr'centage
reactanccof a Dolversysrem?Sho$r h J 'h c o \ , K V \ r , t n . K \ r C I
j
t--,..o,
i.d, r\ hJr.. I nf cd(n.c :,ppu,. a .'
t.,isrur,o
",.f-,. "
X oh and reaclanceY ohm, ficn ivhar should
be the
I'npedence
of thatsyslem:)
l-'2
b) Fromthe lbllowing diagramansweflhe question 2+2
thc currenli^D, ii) measurethevoltageVr^.
, n1€?sure
c) Supposesix barlefiesare conneclcdin thc ib owing
way. hdividual ballery rating is 12 vott, t00AH (amtr.
hour).Considcrthe uppcr seriesbatterybank is ..A.. and
the ]o$,crsericsbatrerybankis "8"
2+2
i) Wlar is ihc totalvolrageofb:rtterybankA?
1i)\\,liat is the voltage& currenrmtingofiults]strlrlj
d) Define:Load tactor,Planrfacror. --4*"
2+2
J ' W r , e r , - . r a l r r p o | | n J r D lle. no c - c \)t ( . r - .
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b) Make a comparisonberq,een3,pha\c inou.uon and
sysnchrounous
molors. t9l
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c) Discussthe causesofralio en.orandphaseangieerfof of
a currenllmnsfbnncf.
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d) Calculatcdre monrhl) bitl of a Lranstor]ncf
\\hosc
maximumdemandis i00KW ondloadiacror 10%.The
1ariffusedrs Ik :li, per KW and Tk. t.5 per Kw]r
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RecruimentExaminaljon
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] a) Write in short, the implications of Bangabandhu
Bridge over the econonicalaspects
JanlunaMultrplLrpose
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ofBangladesh.
voltagc
tlrc reasols .!nd remedics !f l-ow
@ b) Nlenhon
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probiemin polversectoi'
hasbccomecharnpionin a Ibolball
c) RecenllyBangladesh

2
(i) Whal is thenirne ofthc tournamenl?
(ii) Whenrnd \\herethe toumanrenlwasPlayed? 3
d) Recentlymcmberuhjpof Pakisianhas becn suspcnded
Organization'
bv an lnlenatronal
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olttre Organizaiion? [olc]
name
is
the
what
1i)
(ii) \\rhy lhe menbershipwassuspended?
. r , , ' ' i t - , . r g g e s l i o nh.o t B P I J Bc a ' r m o r n \ ( ils
eftiolency and thereby render betler service 1o

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2. a) Nam. of.lhe dillorent conponentsol compurer
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HardNalewilh theirfunctions. 'sollwares
descfibes
and
computer
fie
of
sone
b) ^!ame
u.e. ofcn) threeoi hen
c) wha! is meantby E mail. Intemel'LAN, WAli Systenrs
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usedin Computernct$ork slr'stem
gfoup
of
Vector
and
percenlage
impedance
Explain
3. a)
?J
oo*er lftnsibrmers.
t) Dcscribenarallelopcl]rtionot transfoflnersslatin-qthe
1
condilions.
1
4. a) DescribeSF6cifcuii breaker'
b) Oraw a 2l0KV two bus-bar syste showing thc
S
lnt, .\\,ne._
(i) Two generators(l50MW) each connecledthrough
I 5.75/23oKVfansformers
(ii) 4 oui going hres (iii) hvo 230/l32KV hansformcrs
(iv) BusPT'S (v) CT'S (vi) lsolators
2
5. a) Why e.T andP T areLrsed?
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corllponenls,
rls majol
E\iriainrh'
b) Stalcihe condilionsol synchronizalirn
rire'i!: :
$lih
Ahemaror
01'en
ol
s.vnchronjsiong
m!,aning
l:
lbilo\\'ing
1lrcc
ofthe
any
rots\
on
shol1
7. Wdte
(a) Y2K problern (b) SCADA Svsiem (c) Drr:c!'onal
oler-currcrl relny. (dl RcveISe Power Relav (e)

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RccruitnentExominatioir
for Assislan!Engjneer-1998
ElcclricaiEnginccring
SetA
Time:2:10hou.s,FullMarl(s:100
Arswcr anysix qucstrors(Queslicniro.l is compulsory)
l.(r) Dcscribcibc economicdlandsocialaslreclrof
tsangladesh
Bridge.
5
(b) lvlentionthe feasonandrclr1edies
olsysien lossin
po\\'efseclof.
5
(c) ln the lastworld cup Fooi Ball:
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Who gerthegoldenb0ol'l
liarnethe stadiumwh€feihe ilnal gane wasplaled?
\\'ho wastherEf-erec
in ihe finalnatch?
(d) Name the localion , coLrntry and date of recent
Nuclear explosions. Nlention world bodies re-action.
5
on lhe pfivateN\\,er generalion
6?1ei CN,e]ouf assessment
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r.ii.\ now undcri]llplcncntationin Bangladcsh

2. (aj DiscussdiffereniFoteclionpro! idrd in *!e
gcneratoragajnslvariousabnormalcondiliofls.
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(b) What are primary and back-up prorectiofl: \l) ivii,
up prolection is no1good subslitutEfor better rnainr.='!anc€-.
3. (a) whal is sequence
nelwo.k?Discussail threeqpei;f
sequence
nelrorks?
9
(b) A thr€ephasetransmission
lin€ operatingat l0 Kv and
havinga resjstance
ol l ohm andreactance
of4 ohc66 is
connected
to the generating
stationbus-barsthougha
5MVA step-uptransfbrmerhavinga reactance
of5%, The
bus-barsaresuppliedby a l0 MVA generator
having10.,a
reactance.
Calculalethe shortckt KVA to symmerical
.6
faultbet\\'eenphlsesin it occurs.
j) allhe loadendoltransmjssionline
ii) at thehigh voltagetcminal olthe transfonner.
4. (a) Makea comparison
between3-phaseinductjonand
.\ nchfonou\
molors
i
(b) Discussselfstartingof l-phasemolors.
5
(c) A 440V,3 plDsc,4-pole,50H2,37.3Kw' Yconnected
induclionmotorhaslhe lbllowing paramelers.
R1=0.1
ohm,Xr=0.4obn, R:=0.15ohm,Xr=0.44ohn. Themoror
hasstatorcorelossof 1250w androtatiooallossof
1000W.11drawsa no loadline curenl of 20W alap.fof
0.09(lag).Whennotor operates
at a slip of3tr,calcularei) inpul line currenlandp.f
.) Flec ^ magrer..r^rqucde\ciopeJrl N.M
| \ | ,u.p'flande fcrrncyafmoror
5. Writeshortnoteson any threeolthe followingr
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a) BuchhilTrealy
b) in\trumenttransfo.m(l
c) Brushless
excilalionssystem d) Push-pullarnplifiel'
e) D.C tHnsmission
8
6. a) Discuss516 circuitBreaker
bassystemshowingthe 0
b) Drawa 230KV n\-o:bLls
iollowing
(l50Mw) eachconnected
i) Two generators
throug!one
15.75l230KVtransfonner
ii) 4 out golnglines
iii) Two 230/132KVlransibrmers
iv) BusPT's
v) CT's
1
7. a) Explainthe basicpfinciplJoftap changlngofr
uirilirm<r.
b)Descdbethe iossesoccurin lr lranslbrme.andhari $e\
canbe measured,
c) Derivethe reletionbetlveenthe lossesfof which
.1
maximumefficiencyis obtainedbl, a transibntr.-r.

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Answei any six quesri,.]ns
in lnglish (Questionno. I ;s
l.a) Dcscribethe economicalaspectol (lhilagong Ilill
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TractPeaaeliealy.
b) Meniion the reasoniiand remediesof Low volrage
prcblemin tovef sccLot
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will lake part in a World Cup competitionjn
c) Bangladesh

2
(i) whal is the nameofthe game?
3
(ii) whcn and\r'herelhe gamewill be played?
have
countries
and
agencres
olher
and
some
C) USA
on India & PakistandlLeto Nuclear
imposedsanetalions
5
impacton Bangladesh?
Describe
its
explosion.
generaiion
ptivate
Power
your
on
the
assesment
Give
c)
5
in Bangladesh.
policy nolv underimplem€nlalion
a) Slate working principles of an Alternatof.
2.
5
Mentioningits majorcomponents.
amoungSquirelCageDC & Slipring
b) Make comparision
5
moton givingat leastoneapplicationlbr each.
Explain the
c) Slaie the conditi{rnof sysnchronization.
5
ofan altemarorwith bus.
mcaningof synchronizing
percentage
and
Vector
impodance
a)
Explain
J
Aroupoi
4
po\4erlransformefs.
'staiing
ihe
iransfomers
paraliel
of
operation
b) Describe
condirors.
6
c) Illushaleanythreeofthe lbllowingrransfornef:
i) hstrument ii) Aulo iii) Distribulion
r\| \.4rr(nrng\,Uroundrng.
4
4. a) N.rne thc larioustypcsolcircuil b&aker'
and
batteries
and
r\"ickel-cadmiurn
load-acid
Dcscribe
b)
6
baftery charyingsystem.
works
c) Describehow a powerline caffiercommunication
5
andwhalarc ils essenlialconrponenls.
j.6) Wha! are difibrenccsbetqeen a cunent transibrner
5
andpoteDlialtl?nsl'onneri
b) Draw phasediagram of a potentialiranslbmer and
riiscussthc casuesofralio enor & phascangle€rror' l0
6a) Siale ]e beneilts which are divided frorn tlrc
appiicrlionoi shrrn!capaciloron the lord end ol a circuit
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s pplyirlg3 ioadDflaggingPowerthclor'
and
capaciior
shunl
conpafision
between
:r
b) Dralv
in respec!oflheit applicrniionsrn
condenson
s.rnchronous
6
powersls!,fl.
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ofthe
follow'ng:any
three
shoft
notes
on
7. Witc
(b) Directionalo\er cunentrelay.
(a)Transducer
(c) Lighlingan$tor. (d) Rev€fsePowerRelr,
(e) Gasiu.binepowcrPlant.
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RecruilmentExaminalionfor AssistantEnginecr_1996
ElecldcalEngineering
- Tinei 2:30hours,Full Marks:100
Answerany six questions(Questionno.8js compulsory)
and
l.(a) Make a compafisonbciweensytrchronous
i0
inductionmotor!.
ofa
(b) Enumr:rare
endexplajnat leastt1!oapplications
5
molof
svnchronous
po*er
and
ihctof
oI lo*
2. (a) \1hataretha disadvantages
1
what arcthe wa]'sto correctit.
a
load
fioln
(b) A f'aclorylakcsihc followingbalanc€d
440Y,3{hase, 50 HZ suppiyi
i) a lightingloadof2oKw
InolorlodJ.l joKVA a'0 5 Pflugp'ng
0./a Jo'ltinLoL.s
Calculatethe KVA rattngollh€ €apacitorbankrequlfedlo
iniprovelbe powerI-actotofloads (a) and(b) togelh€rto
unhy. \lilat is the new ovemllPl ifafier correcllonias
ii
beenapplied;the weldingloadls switchedon

,r.(a) f,hat arethe dilIi,fc.l bclwecna cunenttransfonner
ilr'.r ^ r('
Jd:Tor
(b) Drns phasordiagranofa potentialtnnsl'onn.:rand
discussthc causesolratio errorandphascanglecrror. l0
.1.(3)E\!laindreirin.ipleofopemtionoid lhrccphasc
po*cr lfunsiorrner.
3
lb) Assrmingrhairlvorranslbnnerhavingunequalralios
ln)w
is paralleled,-indicalc
ol ir?niloFnxtio.a.e conlrected
4
ihe 1or:lloaddi\ idesber$eenlhem.
t!) \\}3! shouldbethe KVA ratingofeachlfanslbFncris
Nhenths Lh!ccphdscbalanced,loa.iis 4{J
! \'-\ ba|rl.i
fol
I\\ \l If a thifd sinilaf lfanslbnncris connected
what is th€ mted.apacit)? Wtat
rir:r'!lion in delta-deha.
p.rcenrrgeincfeaseis ratnrgis efiectedin thisway?
8
diUcrcnlkird olgenefation
,<.ra)Gi,je.rbricl descriplion
in BI'llB systen.
t ow canwc rcduc.
rbl Whatis demandsideof manage'nent.
generarjon
5
shodlallbyadoptingsuchmanrg.mcnt?
6. Wire slrortnoteon anythreeof drefbljowxrg:
3
alTrunsmisslonljrreproleciion
l
b) Reveneposcr rcl3y
3
c) SF6cifcuil brcaker
'i
i
C)Gas urbin! Pollcr PIarrL
l
respecto1rcctiUcfoutlrul.
cl Ripplef-acro.
l. (r) Statethe benefils$hich arc dcri\cd lioDrthc
lrlpiicationofshunl oapaciloron lhc loadend.)1a circuit
supplyinga loadoflaggingpo\lcr l'aclor.
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in fcspiot oftlrcir applcatron
slnchronolrscondenser
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po\ler sysienr.
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