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EE 2303 - TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION

OBJECTIVE TYPE QUESTIONS


UNIT I
1) Electrical Corona is a Phenomenon in which:
a) Partial Breakdown of Air takes place between the conductors
b) Complete Breakdown of Air takes place between the conductors
c) Sparking between the light
d) Large noise produced
2) Corona is accompanied by following events:
a) Violet visible discharge in the darkness
b) Hissing sound
c) Vibration
d) Power Loss
e) Radio Interference
f) Ozone gas production
g) All the above
3) The current drawing by the lines during the affect of corona loss is:
a) Non Sinusoidal
b) Sinusoidal
c) Square
d) DC
4) Corona is likely to occur maximum in the case of:
a) High Voltage Transmission lines
b) Distribution lines
c) Earth conductors which are not connected to earth
d) Domestic Wiring
5) Corona has the disadvantage of:
a) Power loss in transmission system
b) Interferences with neighboring communication lines
c) Introducing harmonics in to the transmission lines
d) All the above

6) The advantage of corona is that:


a) Improves Voltage regulation
b) Works as safety valves for surges
c) Improves Power Factor in the system
d) No advantage
7) Corona losses are minimized when:
a) Conductor size is reduced
b) providing sharp points in the transmission network
c) Current density in the conductor is reduced
d) Smooth conductors are used
8) The dielectric strength of air under normal condition is:
a) 30 kV/cm
b) 100 kV/cm
c) 150 kV/cm
d) 200 kV/cm
Answers:
(1) b (2) g (3) a (4) a
(5) d (6) b (7) d (8) a
UNIT II & III
1) Stringing Charts are useful:
a) In design of the Transmission Towers
b) For Finding the SAG in the Conductors
c) In Design of Insulator String
d) To Find the distance between the Towers
2) Which is the topmost conductor in the HV transmission:
a) R-Phase Conductor
b) B-Phase Conductor
c) Y-Phase Conductor
d) Earth Conductor
3) The String Efficiency of a string of suspension insulators is dependent on:
a) Size of the Insulators
b) Number of Insulator discs in the String
c) Size of the Tower
d) None of the above

4) The Voltage across the various identical discs of a string of suspended insulators is
different due to:
a) Because of different surface leakage current of each discs
b) Because of different series capacitance of each discs
c) Because of different Shunt capacitance to ground for each disc
d) Because of different series and shunt capacitance
5) String Efficiency of an Insulator can be increased by:
a) Increasing the number of insulator discs in the string
b) Decreasing the number of insulator discs in the string
c) Correct grading of insulators of various capacitances
d) Changing the design orientation of the string to horizontal
6) If the frequency of transmission system is increased then the string efficiency:
a) Increase
b) Decreases
c) Remain unchanged
d) None of the above
7) The use of Gaurd Ring is to:
a) Equilises the voltage division between the insulator discs
b) Increases the voltage division between the insulator discs
c) Decreases the voltage distribution among the insulator discs
d) None of the above
8) The purpose of Gaurd Ring in the transmission system is to:
a) Reduce the earth capacitance of the lowest unit
b) Increases the earth capacitance of the lowest unit
c) Reduces the transmission losses
d) None of the above
Answers:
(1) b (2) d (3) b (4) c
(5) c (6) c (7) a (8)a

UNIT IV
1)In overhead lines for transmitting power we generally use:
a) Copper Conductors
b) Aluminum Conductors
c) ACSR conductors
d) Galvanized Steel Conductors
2) ACSR Conductors implies:
a) Aluminum Conductors Steel Reinforced
b) Anodised Core Steel Reinforced
c) All Conductors Surface Reinforced
d) None of These
3) ACSR Conductors are used in overhead transmission lines in place of copper because:
a) Economy factor
b) They are light weight
c) All of these
d) High Tensile Strenght
4) The function of steel wire in the ACSR conductors is to:
a) Compensate for Skin Effect
b) Provide additional mechanical strenght
c) Carry large currents
d) To Reduce Inductance
5) Which material is used for manufacturing of ground wire:
a) Aluminum
b) Steel wire
c) Cast iron
d) Galvanised Steel
6) Effect of Temperature rise in overhead lines is to:
a) Increases the SAG and decreases the Tension of lines
b) Decreases the SAG and Increases the Tension of lines
c) Increase in both SAG and Tension of the lines
d) Decreases in both the SAG and Tension of the lines
7) SAG depends on what factors in transmission lines:

a) Span length
b) tension in the conductors
c) Weight of the conductor per unit lenght
d) All the above
8) In transmission system between two supports, due to SAG the conductors take the shape
of:
a) Catenary
b) semi circule
c) Parabola
d) Hyperbola
Answers:
(1) c (2) a (3) c (4) b
(5) d (6) a (7) d (8) a

UNIT V
1) In a transmission line the distributed constants are:
a) Resistance and Capacitance
b) Capacitance and Inductance
c) Resistance, Inductance, and Capacitance only
d) Resistance, Inductance, Capacitance and Shunt Capacitance
2) If the frequency of the transmission line increases then:
a) Line resistance increases
b) Line resistance decreases
c) Shunt rectance increases
d) Shunt reactance decreases
3) The phenomenon in which the conductor surface carries more current compared to core
when alternative voltage is applied is
a) Corona
b) Skin Effect
c) Ferranti Effect
d) Lenz's Law
4) On what factors does Skin Effect depends:
a) Cross section of the conductors
b) Supply Frequency

c) Permeability of the conductor material


d) all the above
5) The Skin Effect of a conductor reduces with increase in the:
a) Cross section of the conductor
b) Supply frequency
c) permeability of the conductor
d) Resistivity of the conductor material
6) Skin effect of the conductor results in the:
a) decrease in the dc resistance
b) Increase in the dc resistance
c) decrease in the ac resistance
d) Increase in the ac resistance
7) Which of the following is correct:
a) with increase in the frequency skin effect decreases
b) skin effect decrease with decrease in the conductor diameter
c) with increase in the conductor permeabilty skin effect decreases
d) with increase in resistivity of the material skin effect increases
8) With the presence of earth in case of overhead lines:
a) Capacitance of the line decreases and Inductance increases
b) Capacitance of the line increases and Inductance increases
c) Capacitance and Inductance of the line increases
d) Only Capacitance of the line Increases
Answers:
(1) d (2) d (3) a (4) d
(5) d (6) d (7) b (8) d