Sample paper for GATE 2011

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Section: 1
1. a) b) c) d) Among the following , the only naturally extruded fibre is :Wool Cotton Hemp Silk

2. The acrylonitrile content in the mod acrylic fibre forming polymer is:a) 85-90 % b) 40-80% c) 10-30% d) 25-85% e) 3. For poly (ethylene tere phthalate), which of the following will have the highest crystallinity:a) Amorphous chips b) LOY c) POY d) FDY 4. a) b) c) d) A 5cm filament is drawn to 20 cm. The draw ratio is:2 3 4 5

5. In which of the regions of a carding machine, the fibre alignment is disturbed to the maximum extent:a) Cylinder to doffer transfer region b) Licker-in to cylinder transfer region c) Cylinder to cylinder under-casing region d) Cylinder to flats carding region 6. Pressure bar is provided in a draw frame to :a) b) c) d) Increase the pressure on the middle top drafting roller Reduce the intensity of drafting waves in the drafted strand of fibre. Reduce the pressure on the middle top drafting roller Reduce the formation of neps in the drafted strand of fibres.

7. Which of the following yarn is finesta) 10s Ne b) 10 Tex c) 100s Ne

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Quick response powerful brake is necessary in a high speed warping machine. b) Warping process is irreversible c) Buried end may result d) Machine vibration can be minimised. close packaging of threads. 11. Choose the incorrect reason from the followinga) The inertia of beam is very high. The following has highest index of irregularity:a) Carded sliver b) Yarn c) Roving d) Drawn sliver 14. The shear characteristic of fabric are measured bya) KES-FB3 b) FAST 3 Copyright © 2010. All Rights Reserved . package density is independent ofa) Yarn tension b) Applied package/drum pressure c) Yarn strength d) Angle of wind 10. Sized ad-on is not influenced bya) Machine speed b) Squeeze pressure c) Size paste concentration d) Drying cylinder temperature 12. The thinnest Classimat fault among the following isa) D4 b) E c) F d) I2 15. The rotor yarn has better uniformity than the ring spun yarn of same count and fibres. heavy construction and high seam slippage is – a) Satin b) Basket c) Twill d) Gabardine 13. that produces fabric with maximum degree of smoothness. TexoGenic. the reason is:a) The high production rate of the rotor spinning system b) The fibre doubling occurring inside the rotor c) The presence of wrapper fibre in the rotor spun yarns d) In rotor spinning . The drum winding.d) 100 Tex 8. twisting and winding are separated 9. The weave.

If X and Y are two independent random variables.5 Mi and 40 bales of 4. Mature cotton fibres have average degree of cell wall thickening (Ǿ )of about:a) 0. 30 bales of 3.0 Mi cotton fibres (Mi is micronair value of cotton fibre) are already available in the raw material inventory of the mill. All Rights Reserved . Copyright © 2010. TexoGenic.1 b) 0.2 c) 0. A textile dye should have in its structure at leasta) One azo and one reactive group b) Two chromophores c) One Chromophore and one aux chrome d) One solubilising and one reactive group 19.Variance (Y) c) Variance (Y) +Variance (X) d) Variance (XY) Section: 2 22. then Variance (X-Y) isa) Variance (X) +Variance (Y) b) Variance (X) . Jet dyeing machines are built to be used with material to liquor ratio ofa) 1:1 b) 1:50 c) 1:30 d) 1:8 21. Compounds based on combination of nitrogen and phosphorus are used as:a) Water proofing agents b) Antimicrobial agents c) Flame retardants d) Antistatic agents 20.00.6 d) 1 17. In bleaching with H2O2 the active oxidizing species is:a) Water b) Perhydroxyl ion c) Hydrogen d) Hydroxyl ion 18. What is the approximate micronair value required of another 30 bales so that the resultant mean Mi of the total 100 bales will be 4.c) KES-FB2 d) FAST 2 16.

Cotton R. Poor hydrolytic stability 2. 2% and 1% at unwinding zone. The bending length of a fabric is 5cm. All Rights Reserved . S. R-2. viewed in the mirror. Excellent thermal resistance 3. 100m length of warp sheet was processed. cuts both the index lines of fabric bending length tester will be……. The length of over hanging strip of fabric specimen when the tip of it . Q-. wet zone and drying zone respectively. Match the elements of Group I and Group II. Which of the following statements are NOT trueP..4% and 8. The correct invoice weight is approximately…………?? 26. R. Ring spun yarns have higher fibre migration than DREF-2 friction spun yarn Q. The warp was stretched by 3%.? 27.R. Air jet spun yarn is formed by fibre wrapping.S b) P. TexoGenic. a) Q.23. 100 kg of 67/33 polyester/cotton blended yarn with 4% moisture content is shipped. In a sizing machine.5% respectively. Group I P. Excellent chemical resistance a) b) c) d) P-6. Q-5. S-2 P-6. R-1. S-3 28.S Copyright © 2010. Q-5. Polypropylene Q. Poor resistance to acid 5. Excellent thermal recovery 4. The length of warp sheet on weaver’s beam will be ? 24. R-6. R-1. Minimum number of fibres required for a particular count yarn is higher for ring spun yarns as compared to rotor spun yarns. S-3 P-4. The rotor spun yarns have uniform twist structure across the cross section. The standard moisture regain values of PET and cotton are 0. Higher wet strength 6. Wool Group II 1. Q-1. S-3 P-2. Polyester S. What will be the effective length of cotton with 21 mm lower quartile length and 25 dispersion percentage? 25.

S-5 P-4. Periodic faults R. Immatured fibres 5. Bridging fibres 6. Yarn hairiness S. Tea bag a) b) c) d) P-3. S-5 P-4. R-1. Drafting waves Q.Q d) Q. S-6 P-1. Spinning extension fluctulation 3. R-1. The propelling force generated for insertion of weft yarn in air jet weaving system is independent of the:a) Strength of the yarn b) Length of the yarn c) Diameter of the yarn d) Velocity of the yarn 32. R-1. Determine the correctness or otherwise of the following Assertion (a) and the Reason (r) Copyright © 2010. Q-3. Xanthation is necessary for converting cellulose to alkali cellulose. S-2 P-3. Denim 5. Q-1. All Rights Reserved . R-6. Group I P. S-6 30. S-5 P-4. Floating fibres 4.c) P. Q-6. Warp knitting S. Terry towel 3. Furnishing fabric 4. Match the elements of Group I and Group II. In the context of viscose fibre production. S-6 33. Seat belt 6.R. Group I P. Q-6. Nonwoven Group II 1. TexoGenic. Rope dyeing Q. choose the correct statement:a) b) c) d) Ageing is an oxidative polymerization step The coagulation bath requires acid for regeneration of cellulose Ripening is carried out just before xanthation process. R-1. Wrapper fibres Group II 1. Electronic jacquard R. S-5 P-3. Spinning triangle 2. R-1. Q-5. Q-2.S 29. Match the elements of Group I and Group II. R-2. 31. R-5. Spacer fabric 2. Eccentric bottom roller a) b) c) d) P-6. Q-1. Q-3.

R-1. Determine the correctness or otherwise of the following Assertion (a) and the Reason (r) Assertion: In effluent treatment. Thickner for printing with reactive dye Q. R-1. S-6 P-5. Q-2. Q-3. Direct dye Group II 1. R-2. Q-4. Ether bonds a) b) c) d) P-3. Fixation of pigment illuminated discharge on cotton R. R-3. Reactive dye S. Q-1. Ester bonds 2. Reason: Flocculation involves use of moderately charged polyelectrolytes. Swelling agent in nylon printing S. flocculation is used to precipitate out the organic impurities. Electrovalent bonds 4. Oil in water emulsion a) b) c) d) P-2. R-1. Mordant dye R. TexoGenic. a) b) c) d) Both (a) and (r) are true and ( r) is the correct reason of (a) Both (a) and (r) are true and ( r) is not the correct reason of (a) Both (a) and (r) are false (a) is true but (r) is false. Saturated stream 2. Match the elements of Group I and Group II. whereas in wet spinning one way mass transfer is also involved. S-6 P-5. Van der waals bonds 6. S-5 P-5. Sodium alginate 3. Covalent bonds 3. S-6 36. Thickner for pigment printing Group II 1. Reason: The solidification of melt involves only heat transfer . Q-4. R-6. R-2.Assertion: The spinning speed in the melt spinning process is higher than that of wet spinning process. Group I P. Q-1. Thiourea 4.ordinate bonds 5. S-4 P-2. R-1. S-4 P-5. Match the elements of Group I and Group II. Q-3. Group I P. All Rights Reserved . Gum Idalca 6. S-6 35. acid dye Q. S-5 P-3. Water in oil emulsion 5. Copyright © 2010. Q-2. 34. Co.

TexoGenic. All Rights Reserved . Material should be bone dry. Front drafting roller speed: 220 rpm. 38. a) b) c) d) P. S. Choose the correct statement (s) To get uniform impregnation of chemicals on cotton through minimum application techniquesP. Increase initially in dye concentration and then decreases.R P. Spindle speed will be a) 824 rpm b) 968 rpm c) 1016 rpm d) 1106 rpm 40. Empty bobbin diameter: 76.a) b) c) d) Both (a) and (r) are true and ( r) is the correct reason of (a) Both (a) and (r) are true and ( r) is not the correct reason of (a) Both (a) and (r) are false (a)is false but (r) is true.R P. R.2mm. Material should be uniformly scoured Q. Roving twist multiplier: 1.Q P Common data for 39 and 40 A speed frame with all the drafting roller diameter has following process parameters:Roving count: 1. Material should be uniformly bleached. 39.5s Ne. The Nernst isotherm represents a partition of the dye between fibre and dye solution such that the value of [D]f /[D]s : a) b) c) d) Increase with increase in concentration of dye in solution Decrease with increase in concentration of dye in solution Does not change with increase in concentration of dye in solution.2 tpi Ne1/2 . The ideal bobbin rack speed for the first layer of roving being directly wound on the empty bobbin will be approximately: a) 220 mm/min b) 240 mm/min c) 260 mm/min d) 280 mm/min Copyright © 2010. Material should contain optimum moisture.Q. 37. Roving diameter: 3mm.

PET and viscose fibres is treated with 60 wt% H2SO4. The fibre/fibres that will dissolve is/are: a) b) c) d) Acrylic PET Viscose Acrylic and viscose 47.3. The estimated specific volume of the fabric is cm3/g will be a) 2. If the diameter of the above yarn (Q44) is 0.025 cm d) . the twist angle will be a) 10° b) 21° c) 30° d) 40° 46. partial dissolution is observed. All Rights Reserved .003 cm b) . Warp yarn diameter: .5 g/m2 . TexoGenic.005cm 42. K1 =11.033 cm c) . Thickness of the fabric will bea) . The undissolved part of above experiment (Q46) was further treated with 75 wt% H2SO4. 41.Common data for 41 and 42 A shirting cotton cloth is made from the following particulars: Warp crimp:10%.62 d) 1.62 43.62 c) 3. fabric areal density= 91. When a blended yarn consisting of acrylic.28 mm.01627cm .8. where T is yarn tex and K is the cover factor in SI unit denoted by (threads per cm)(tex)1/2x 10-1. the fibre/fibres that will not dissolve is/are: a) b) c) d) Acrylic PET Viscose Acrylic and PET Copyright © 2010. The direct twist factor of 35 Nm yarn is 36tpcm. The twist per inch of the yarn is: a) 17 b) 19 c) 21 d) 23 45. K2= 9.1. (T2/T1)1/2: 0.tex1/2 .62 b) 0.