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Q.1 Q.25 carry one n1ark each.
Q.1 1 In abrasi ve jet machini ng.as the discance between t he nozzle tip and the work surface increases.the
111a.leriaJ re1ll0\
1
al rnle
(A) increases conti nuously.
(B) decreases conti nuousl y.
(C) decreases, becomes stable and then .increases.
(0) increases, becomes stable and then decreases.
Q.2 Match the following meml forming processes with thei.r associmed stresses in the workpiece.
Metal rorming process
I. Coining
4. Deep Drawing
(AJ 1S, 2P, 3Q. 4R
(Cl 1P, 2Q, 3S, 4R
Type or stress
P. Tensile
Q. Shear
R. Tensile and compressive
S. Compressi ve
(B) 1S.2P.3R. 4Q
(0) 1 P, 2R, 3Q, 4S
i().040
Q.3 I n an interchangeable assembly, shafts of size 25.0oo
0010
mm mare with holes or si1.c
..o.o:.to
25.000'
0 010
rrun. The maximum i nterle' rence (in microns) in the assembly is
(A) 40 (B) 30 (C) 20 (0) 10
Q.4 Duri ng norm.. lizing processof steel, the speci men is heated
(A) between the upper and lower critical temperature and cooled i n sti ll air.
(B) above the upper critical tempernture and cooled in furnace.
(C) above the upper critical temperature and cooled in still a ir.
(0) between the upper and lower cri tical temperatureand cooled in furnace.
Q.5 Oil flows t hrough a 200 mm diameter hori zontal cast iron pi pe (frict i on factor. f =0.0225) of
length 500 m. The volumetric flow rate i s 0.2 mJ/s. The head loss (in 111) due 10 friction is (assume
g =9.81 mls
2
(A) 1 16. 18 (B) 0.1 16 (C) 18.22 (0) 232.36
Q.6 For an opaque surface. the absorptivity (a). transmissivity ('r)and rellectivity (p) are related by
Lhe equm ion:
(A) a +p=r (B) p +a+r =O (C) a+p = I (D) a+p =O
Q.7 Steam enters an adi abatic turbi ne operating at steady state with an enthalpy of 3251.0 kJ /kg and
leaves as a satu rated mixture at 15 kPa with qual ity (dryness fraction) 0.9.The emhalpies of the
saturated liqu id and vapor at 15 kPa are he=225.94 Id/kg and h
8
=2598.3 Id/kg respectively. The
mass llow rate of steam is J O kj;/s. Kinet ic and potential energy changes are negligible. The power
output of the turbine in MW is
(A) 6.5 (Bl 8.9 (C) 9. 1 (0) 27.0
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Q.8 The following are the data f9r two crossed hel ical gears used for speed reduction:
Gear l :Pitch circle diameter in the plane of rotation 80 mm and hel ix angle 30"
Gear J I : Pitch circle diameter in the plane of rotation 120 mm and helix angle 22.5°
I f the input speed is 1440 rpm, the out put speed i n rpm is
(A) 12<Xl (B) 900 (C) 875 (0) 720
Q.9 A solid disc of radius r rolls without slipping on a hori zontal floor with angular velocity w and
angu lar acceleration cz. The mag!litud e of the acceleration of the point of conract on the disc is
(A) zero (B) ra
(0) r«>'
Q.10 A thin walled spherical shell is subjected to an imernal pressure. I f the radius of the shell is
increased by I % and the thickness is reduced by I %, with the internal pressu1·c remai ning the same,
the percentage change in the circumferential (hoop) stress is
(A) 0 (B) I (C) J .08 (0) 2.02
Q.I I The area enclosed between the straight li ne y =x and the parabola y =l in the xy plane is
(A) 1/6 (B) 1/4 (C) 1/3 (0) 1/2
Q. I 2 Consider the fu nction f (x) =lxl in the interval I <x <I. Al the point x =0. f(x) is
(A) conti nuous and differenti able.
(B) noncontinuous and differentiable.
(C) continuous and nondifferentiable.
(0) nei ther continuous nor di fferentiable.
Q.13 Which one of the following is NOT a decision taken during the aggregate production planni ng
stage?
(A) Schedul i ng of machines (B) Amount of Jabour 10 be com mitted
(C) Rare at which production should happen (0) I nventory to be carried forward
Q.14
.
Im
(1cosx) .
IS
" ;0 x
2
(A) 1/4 (B) 1/2 (C) I (0) 2
Q.15 A CNC venical mi l ling machine has 10 cm a straight slot of 10 mm wi dth and 2 mm depth by a
cutter of 10 mm diameter between points (0, 0) and (100, 100) on the XY plane (di mensions in mm).
TI1e feed rate used for mi lling is 50 mm/min. Mill ing t ime for the slor (in seconds) is
(A) 120 (B) 170 (C) 180 (0) 240
Q.16 A solid cyl i nder of diameter I 00 mm and height 50 mm i s forged between two fricti onless fl at dies
to a height of 25 mm. The percemagecha nge in d iameter is
(A) 0 (B) 2.07 (C) 20.7 (0) 41.4
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Q.17 The velocicy triangles m the inlet and exit of the rotor of a turbomachine arc shown. V denoces the
absolute velocicy of the fluid. W dcnoces the relative velocicy of the fluid and U denotes the blade
velocity. Subsc1ipts Iand 2 refer to inlet and outlet respectively. If V
2
=W
1
and V
1
=w,. then the
degree of reaction is
(A) 0 (B) I (C) 0 5 (D) 0.25
Q.18 \Vhich one of the fol lowi ng configurations has the highest fi n effectiveness?
(A) Thin. closely spaced fins
(C) Thick, wideI)'spaced fins
(B)Thin, widel y spaced fins
(D)Thick, cl osely spaced fins
Q.19 An ideal gas of mass m <1nd temperntu re T, undergoes a reversible isotherma l process from an
ini tial pressure P
1
to final pressure P
2
•The heat l oss during the process is Q. The ent ropy chan ge LIS
of the gtts is
(A) mR In(i,)
(Cl 1nR 1n (p
2
) Q
P, T,
(B) mR In( :)
(D) zero
Q.20 J n the mechani sm given below, i f the angular velocity of t he ecc.emric circular disc is J raclls. the
angu lar velocity (rad/s) of the follower link for the instant shown i n the figure is
Note: All dimensions are i n mm.
(A) 0.05 (B) 0.1 (C) 5.0 (D) 10.0
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Q.21 A ci rcul ar solid disc of uniform thickness 20 n n. radi us 200 m11 and mass 20 kg. is used as a
nywheel. If it rotates a1 600 rpm, the kinetic energy of 1he flywheel , in J oules is
(A) 395
(C) 1580
(B) 790
(0) 3160
Q.22 A cantilever beam of length L is subjected 10 a moment M at the free end. The moment of i nertia of
ie beam cross section about the neutral axis is I and the Young's modulus is E.The magni tude of
the maximum detlccrion is
ML'
(A) 2El
. ,
(B) ML"
ET
. ,
(C) 2ML
EI
. ,
(O) 4ML"
EI
Q.23 For a long slender column of uni form cross sect ion, the ratio of critical buckling load for the case
wi th both ends clamped to the case wit h both ends hi nged is
(A) I (B) 2 (C) 4 (0) 8
Q.24 At x =0, the function f (x)=x
3
+I has
(A) a maximum val ue
(C) a si ngularity
(B) a minimum value
(0)a 1>oi n1 of inflection
Q
.25 For the spherical surface x + y·+ z• =I, the unn '
(
J
I
i , .J
I
2,
0
)
·
g
.
1cn
b
y
outward· nonnaI vector m the point
(A)
I • I •
i +j
.J2 .J2
.
(B) 
I .·

I .
.J2 .J2
I · I · I ·
(0) i +j+ k
(CJ k
J 3 J 3 J 3
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Q.26  Q.55 carry l\VO marks each.
Q.26 1'he homogeneous state of stress for a metal part u ndergoi ng pl astic deformation is
10 5 0
T = 5 20 0
0 0 10
whe1·e U1e stress component values are in MPa. Using von Mi ses yield cri terion. the val ue of
estimated shear yield stress, in MPa is
(A) 9.50 (B) 16.07 (C) 28.52 {D) 49.41
Q.27 Details penain i ng lO an orthogonal metal cuu ing process are given below.
Chip thickne ss ratio 0.4
Undeformed thickness 0.6 mm
Rake angle +I 0°
Cutti ng speed 2.5 m/S
Mean thickness of pri mary shear zone 25 microns
1'he shear strain rate in s
1
during the process is
(A) 0. J 78J x l 0
5
(B) 0.7754x 10
5
{C) J .0104x J 0
5
(D) 4.397x l0
5
Q.28 Tn a si ngle pass drill ing operation , a through hole of 15 mm diameter is to be dri lled i n a steel plate
of 50 mm thickness. Dri ll spindle speed is 500 rpm. feed is 0.2 mm/rev and drill poi ni angle i s
I 18°.Assuming 2 mm clearance at approach and exi t, 1c total dri ll time (in seconds) is
(A) 35.1 (B) 32.4 (C) 31.2 {D) 30. I
Q.29 Consider two i nfinitely long thin concentric ru bes of ci rcular cross sect ion as shown i n the figure.
I f D
1
and D
2
arc the diameters of the inner and outer tubes respecti vely, then che view factor F
22
i s
given by
 ·1·
2
(B) zero
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Q.30 An i ncompl'essible fluid flows over a flat plate with zero p1·essure gradient. The boundary layer
thiclme s is I mm at a location where t he Reynolds n umber is 1 000. If the veloci ty of the flu id
alone is increased by a factor of 4, then the boundary layel' thickness m the same location, i n nm1
wi ll be
(A) 4 (B) 2 (C) 0.5 (0) 0.25
Q.31 A room contains 35 kg of dry air and 0.5 kg of water vapor. 111e total pressure and temperature of
ai r in the room are 100 kPa and 25°C l'espectively.Given that the saturation pressu re for water at
25°C is 3.17 kPa , the relati ve hui11idity of t he ail' in the room is
(A) 67% (B) 55% (C) 83% (D) 71 %
Q.32 A fi llet welded joint is subjected to transverse loadi ng F as shown in the figure. Both legs or the
fillets arc of 10 mm size and the wel d length is 30 mm. I f the allowable shear stress of the weld is
94 MPa , consi dering the mi n imum throat area of t he weld, the maximum allowable tra11sverse load
in kN is
F o
rf<'?    ..    
..:
I ' p
(A) 14.44 (B) 17.92 (C) 19.93 (0) 22.16
Q.33 A concentrdtcd mass 111 is attached at the cenrrc of a 1·od of length 2L as shown in the figure. The
rod is kept i n a horizomal equilibri um position by a spring of stiffness k. For very small amplitude
of vibration. neglecting the weights of the rod and spring, the undamped natural frequency of the
system is
111
L L
(B) (C)
1 1
Q.34 111e state of stress at a point u nder pl ane stress condition is
a"" =40 MPa, aw = I 00 MPa and T"'=40 MPa.
111e radius of the !\llohr's circle representing the given state of stress in MPa is
(A) 40 (B) 50 (C) 60 (0) 100
Q.35 The i nverse Laplace transform of the function F(s) =
1
is given by
s(s+l)
(A) f (t) =si n t
(C) f (t)=et
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sin t
(0) f (t)=1
et
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Q.36 For the matrix A =[ ] ONE of the normalized eigen vectors is given as
I 3 l
2
(A) J j
(B)
../2.
(C)
J IO
1 I
(D)
JS
2
2 ../2. J IO JS
Q.37 Calculate the punch size i n mm,for a circular blanking ope111tion for which detai ls are given below.
Size of the bl ank 25 mm
Thickness of the sheet 2 mm
Radial clearance between pu nch and die 0.06 mm
Die allowance 0.05 mm
(A) 24.83 (B) 24.89 (C) 25.01 (D) 25. 17
Q.38 In a single pass rolling process usi ng 410 mm di ameter steel rollers, a stri p of width 140 mm and
thickness 8 mmundergoes 10% reduction of thickness. The angle of bite i n radia ns is
(A) 0.006 (B) 0.03 1 (C) 0.062 (D) 0.600
Q.39 In a DC arc welding operntion. the voltagearc lengtl1 characteristic was obtained as
V: ·c =20+51 where the arc length I wa. varied between 5 mm and 7 nun. Hecc V,,.c denotes the
arc voltage in Volts. The arc current was varied from 400 A to 500 A Assumi ng linear power
source chioracteristic, the open circui1 voltage and the short circuil Curren! for the weldi ng
oper,lti on are
(A) 45 V,450 A (B) 75 V,750 A (C) 95 V.950 A (D) 150 V, 1500 A
Q.40 A large tank with a nozzle anached comains three immiscible.inviscid fluids as shown . Assuming
1hat 1he changes in h
1
, h
2
and h
3
are negligible, 1he insianraneous di scharge veloci1y is
(A)
(C)
(D)
hi
P2
h,
p,
h,
Pl
......._
·
 · · · · · · ·
,.,...

..
· ·
2g(p,h, +P 2 h2 +p3h,)
p, +p,+p 3
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Q.41 \Vater (Cp =4.18 kl/kg.K) ar 80°C enters a counterflow heat exchange!" wi1h a mass flow !"ate of
0.5 kg/s. Air <C.=Iklfkg.K) enters at 30°C wi1h a mass flow rate of 2.09 kg/s. I f the effecti veness
of the heat exchanger is 0.8, the LMTD (in °C) is
(A) 40 (B) 20 (C) 10 (D} 5
Q.42 A solid steel cube cons1rained on all si x faces is heated so that the 1e111peratu re rises uniformly by
.dt. If the thermal coefficient of the material is a, Young's modulus is E and U1e Poisson 's ratio
is v, the thermal stress developed in !he cube due to heating i s
(A) _ a(6T)E
(l2v)
(B) _ 2a(6T)E
(l2v)
(C) _ 3a(6T)E
(I 2u)
a(6T)E
(0)
3(1 2u)
Q.43 A sol id ciJ "cu l ar shaft needs to be designed 10 1ransmit a torque of 50 N.m. I f 1he allowable shear
stress of the material is 140 MPa, assumi ng a factor of safety of 2, the minimum allowable design
dia111eter in t11n1 is
(A) 8 (B) 16 (C) 24 (0) 32
Q.44 A force of 400 N is applied 10 the brake drum of 0.5 m diameter i n 1bandbrake sysrem as shown in
the figure, where the wrapping angle is 180°.If the coefficient of friction becween the drum and the
band is 0.25, the braking torque applied.in N.m is
_,,....._,.=+400 N
. ..
.
....
!..J
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(A) 100.6 (B) 54.4 (C) 22.1 (D) 15.7
Q.45 A box contains 4 red balls and 6 black balls. Three balls are selected randomly from the box one
after another, without replacemen t. The probabi l it y that the selected se1 contains one red ball and
two black balls i$
(A) 1/20 {B) 1/12 (C) 3110 (D) lf2
,
Q.46
Consider the di fferential equation x
2
d" y
+x
d

y
4y =0 with the boundary conditions of
dx· dx
y(0)=0 and y(I)=J •The complete solution of the di fferential equati on is
Q.47
(A) x
2
(B) si n(irx)
2
x+ 2y+ z =4
2x +y+ 2z=5
x  y +z =I
(C) ex sin ( ir )
111e sys1e111 of algebraic equations gi ven above has
(A) a unique sohuion of x =I , y =I and z =I.
(B) only the two sol utions of (x =I,)'=I , z =I) and (x =2, y =I.z=0).
(C) infinite number of solur ions.
(0) no feasible solution.
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Common Data for Questions 48 and 49:
Two srccl truss members, AC and BC, each havi ng cross sccrional area of 1 00 mm'. are subjected ro a
horizonral force F as shown i n figure. Al l thejo i nts are hinged.
?t=C; F
Q.48 If F =I kN, rhe magni tude of the vertical reaction force developed at the poi nt B i n kN is
(A) 0.63 (B) 0.32 (C) 1.26 (D) 1.46
Q.49 The maximum force F in kN that can be applied at C such that the axial stress in any of the rruss
members DOES NOT exceed J OO MPa i s
(A) 8. 17 (B) I 1.15 (C) 14.14 (0) 22.30
Common Oata (or Questions 50 and 51:
A refrigerator operates between 120 kPa and 800 kPa in an ideal vapor compression cycle with R 1 34a as
the rcf1igeram. The refrigerant enters the c.ompressor as saturated vapor and leaves the condenser as
samrJ tcd li quid. The mass now rate of the refrigeram is 0.2 kg/s.Propenies for R134a are as follows:
Saturated R134a
P (kPa) T (°C) hr (kJ /kg) 11 (kl/kg) Sr (kJ/kg.K) ss (kl/kg.K)
120 22.32
?_?....,.)
237 0.093 0.95
800 31.31 95.5
267.3 0.354 0.918
Superheated RJ 34a
P (kPa)
800
T (°C)
40
h (kl/kg)
276.45
s (kJ/kg.K)
0.95
Q.50 The rate at which heat is extracted, in kJ /s from the refrigernted space is
(A) 28.3 (B) 42.9 (C) 34.4 (D) 14.6
Q.51 The power required for the compressor in kW is
(A) 5.94 (B) 1.83 (C) 7.9 (0) 39.5
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Linked Answer Questions
Statcntent for Linked Answer Questions52 and 53:
Air enters an adiabatic nozzle at 300 kPa, 500 K with a veloci ty of 10 mis. IL leaves the nozzle at 100 kPa
with a velocity of 1 80 mis.The in let area is 80 cm
2
TI1e specific heat of air C,is I 008J /kg.K.
Q
.
"?
The exi t temperature of the a ir i s
(A) 5 16 K (B) 532 K (C) 484 K (D)468 K
Q.53 The exi t area of the nozzle in cm
2
is
(A) 90.I (B) 56.3 (C) 4.4 (D) 12.9
Statement for Linked Answer Questions 54 and 55:
For a particular project, eight activities are to be carried out. Thei r relationshi ps witb other acti vities and
expected durations are mentioned in the wbl e below.
Activity Predecessors
b a
Duration (days)
3
4
c
d
e
f
g
h
Q.54 The critical path for the project is
(A) a b eg h
(C) a d  f h
a
b
d
c.e
f
' <
"
>
5
4
2
9
6
2
(B) a c  g h
(D) a  b c  f h
Q.55 If the du ration of act ivity f alone is changed from 9 to I 0 days, then the
(A) critical path remains the same and the total durat ion to complete the projec t changes to L 9 days.
(B) critical path and the total duration to complete the project remain the same.
(C) critical path changes but the total durat ion 10 complete t he project remai ns the same.
(D) critical path changes and the total duration LO compl ete the project changes to 17 days.
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Q.56Q. 60 carry one 1nark each.
Q.56 Choose the most appropriate al1ernative from 1he options given below 10 complete Lhe followi ng
se11re11ce:
Surcsh's dog is the onewas hurt in the stampede.
(A) thal (B) which (C) who (D) whom
Q.57 The cost function for a product in a fi rm is given by Sq', where q is the amount of production.The
firm can sell the product at a marke1 price of {SO per unit. The number of un its to be produced by
1he firm such that the profit is maximi zed is
(A) 5 (B) 10 (C) 15 (D) 25
Q.58 Choose the most appropriate alternative from the options given below to complete the followi ng
sente11ce:
Despite several the n1issio11 succeeded in its at1empt to resolve the conflict.
(A) attempts (B) setbacks (C) meetings (D) delegations
Q.59 Which one of the followi ng opt ions is the closest in meaning to the word given bel ow?
Mitigate
(A) Dimi nish (B) Divu lge (C) Dedicate (D) Denote
Q.60 Choose the grammat ically INCORRECT sentence:
(A) They gave us the money back less the service charges of Three Hund1·ed rupees.
(B) This counby's expenditure is not less tlian Uiat of Bangladesh.
(C) ll1e commiuee initially asked for a fund ing of Fifty Lakh rupees. but later se11led for a lesser
Sllnl.
(D) TI1i s country 's expendi rure on educational refonns is very less.
Q.61  Q.65 carry tvo marks each.
Q.61 1 Gi ven t he sequence of terms, AO CG FK J P.the next term is
(A) OV (B) OW (C) PV (D) PW
Q.62 Wanted Temporary, Parttime persons for the post of Field Interviewer to cond uct personal
interviews to collect and collate economic data. Rec1uireme11ts: High School·pass, must be
available for Day, Evening and Saturday work. Tra nsportation paid, expenses reimbursed.
Which one of the followi ng is the best inference from the above advertisement?
(A) Genderdiscrimi nawry
(B) Xenophobic
(C) Not designed to make the post a11ractive
(D) Not genderd iscrimi natory
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Q.63 A poli tical party orders an arch for the cnu·ancc to Lhe ground in which the annual convention is
being held. The profile of the arch follows the equation y =2x 0.Ix2 where y is the height of the
arch i n meters. The maximum possi ble height of the arch is
(A) 8 meters (B) 10 meters (C) I2 meters (D) 14 meters
Q.64 An automobi le plant contracted to buy shock absorbers from two suppliers X and Y. X supplies
60% and Y suppl ies 40% of the shock absorbers.All shock absorbers are subjecte d co a quality test.
'111e ones cbat pass the quali ty test arc considered reliable. Of X 's shock absorbers, 96% are reliable.
Of Y 's shock absorbers. 72% arc rliablc.
The probabili ty thac a randomly chosen shock absorber, which is found to be reliable. is made by Y
is
(A) 0.288 (B) 0.334 (C) 0.667 (D) 0.720
Q.65 Which of the followi ng assert ions are CORRECT?
P: Addi ng 7 to each entry i n a lisc adds 7 to the mean of Lhe li st
Q: Adding 7 to each entry in a list adds 7 to the standard deviation of the list
R: Doubl ing each entry i n a l ist doubles I.he mean of the list
S: Doubling each entry in a l i st leaves the standard deviation of the list unchanged
(A) P.Q (B) Q, R (C) P, R (D) R. S
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