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Question 1

The force per unit area is called

Option A

Pressure

Option B

Strain

Option C

Surface tension

Option D

None of the above

Correct Answer A
Explanation

Nil

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Question 2

The pressure of a liquid on a surface will always act _____ to the


surface

Option A

Parallel

Option B

Normal

Option C

450

Option D

600

Correct Answer B
Explanation

Nil

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Question 3

The pressure ________ as the depth of the liquid increases

Option A

Increases

Option B

Decreases

Option C

Remain unchanged

Option D

None of the above

Correct Answer A
Explanation

Nil

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Question 4

The intensity of pressure in a liquid due to its depth will vary ___
with depth

Option A

Directly

Option B

Indirectly

Option C

Either of the above

Option D

None of the above

Correct Answer A
Explanation

Nil

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Question 5

The height of the free surface above any point is known as

Option A

Static head

Option B

Intensity of pressure

Option C

Either of the above

Option D

None of the above

Correct Answer A
Explanation

Nil

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Question 6

The intensity of pressure at any point in a liquid at rest is the


same in all directions this statement is known as

Option A

Kirchhoffs law

Option B

Pascals law

Option C

Either of the above

Option D

None of the above

Correct Answer B
Explanation

Nil

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Question 7

Any pressure measured above the absolute zero of pressure is


termed as

Option A

Atmospheric pressure

Option B

Gauge pressure

Option C

Either of the above

Option D

None of the above

Correct Answer C
Explanation

Nil

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Question 8

The fundamental S.I. unit of pressure is N/m2 this is also known


as______

Option A

Pascal

Option B

Stoke

Option C

Poise

Option D

None of the above

Correct Answer A
Explanation

Nil

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Question 9

The devices used for measuring the pressure at a point in a fluid


by balancing the column fluid by the same or another column of
liquid are known as

Option A

Mechanical gauges

Option B

Manometers

Option C

Either of the above

Option D

None of the above

Correct Answer B
Explanation

Nil

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Question 10

The simplest form of manometer which can be used for


measuring moderate pressures of liquid is

Option A

Piezometer

Option B

Differential manometers

Option C

U-tube manometers

Option D

None of the above

Correct Answer A
Explanation

Nil

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Question 11

Piezometers measures ______ pressure only

Option A

Absolute

Option B

Gauge

Option C

Atmospheric

Option D

Any of the above

Correct Answer B
Explanation

Nil

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Question 12

A Piezometer tube is not suitable for measurement of ___


pressure

Option A

Positive

Option B

Negative

Option C

Atmospheric

Option D

None of the above

Correct Answer B
Explanation

Nil

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Question 13

Inclined single column manometer is useful for the measurement


of _________ pressures.

Option A

Small

Option B

Medium

Option C

High

Option D

Negative

Correct Answer A
Explanation

Nil

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Question 14

Which of the following is used to measure the difference in


pressure between two points in a pipe or in two different pipes?

Option A

Piezometer

Option B

Single column manometer

Option C

Differential manometer

Option D

None of the above

Correct Answer C
Explanation

Nil

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Question 15

The manometers are suitable for comparatively _____ pressures

Option A

Low

Option B

High

Option C

Very high

Option D

None of the above

Correct Answer A
Explanation

Nil

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Question 16

A bourdon tube pressure gauge is used for measuring _______


pressure

Option A

Low

Option B

High

Option C

High as well as low

Option D

None of the above

Correct Answer C
Explanation

Nil

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Question 17

The bourdon tubes are generally made of______

Option A

Copper

Option B

Tin

Option C

Mild steel

Option D

Bronze or nickel steel

Correct Answer D
Explanation

Nil

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Question 18

Which of the following is a mechanical gauge

Option A

Diaphragm gauge

Option B

Dead weight pressure gauge

Option C

Bourdon tube pressure gauge

Option D

All of the above

Correct Answer D
Explanation

Nil

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Question 19

Which of the following is an advantage of manometer

Option A

Good accuracy

Option B

High sensitivity

Option C

Little maintenance

Option D

All of the above

Correct Answer D
Explanation

Nil

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Question 20

Which of the following is limitation of manometers?

Option A

Fragile

Option B

Bulky and large in size

Option C

Capillary effect is created due to surface tension and manometric


fluid

Option D

All of the above

Correct Answer D
Explanation

Nil

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Question 21

The intensity of pressure p is related to specific weight w of the


liquid and vertical depth h of the point by the equation

Option A
Option B
Option C
Option D
Correct Answer A
Explanation

Nil

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Hydrostatic Pressure

Question 22

The point of application of the total pressure on the surface is

Option A

Centroid of the surface

Option B

Centre of pressure

Option C

Either of the above

Option D

None of the above

Correct Answer B
Explanation

Nil

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Question 23

If A is the area of the immersed surface, w is the specific weight


of the liquid and

is the depth of horizontal surface from the

liquid surface then the total pressure P on the surface is given by


Option A
Option B
Option C

P=wA

Option D
Correct Answer C
Explanation

Nil

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Hydrostatic Pressure

Question 24

Centre of pressure [h] in case of an inclined immersed surface is


given by

Option A
Option B
Option C
Option D
Correct Answer D
Explanation

Nil

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Question 25

The side of the dam to which the water from the river or the
stream approaches is known as

Option A

Downstream

Option B

Upstream

Option C

Either of the above

Option D

None of the above

Correct Answer B
Explanation

Nil

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Question 26

Lock gates are provided to

Option A

Change the water level in a canal or river for irrigation

Option B

Store water for irrigation purpose

Option C

Either of the above

Option D

None of the above

Correct Answer A
Explanation

Nil

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Question 27

The force on the curved surface is given by

Option A

P=PH+PV

Option B
Option C
Option D

P=PH_ PV

Correct Answer B
Explanation

Nil

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Hydrostatic Pressure

Question 28

Resultant pressure on the sluice gate is given by

Option A

P=PH - Pv

Option B

P=PH+PV

Option C
Option D
Correct Answer A
Explanation

Nil

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Question 29

The term _______ means the study of pressure exerted by a fluid


at rest.

Option A

Hydrostatics

Option B

Fluid Mechanics

Option C

Continuum

Option D

Kinetics

Correct Answer A
Explanation

Nil

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Question 30

The tendency for an immersed body to be lifted up in the fluid,


due to an upward force opposite to the action of gravity is known
as

Option A

Buoyancy

Option B

Centre of buoyancy

Option C

Buoyant force

Option D

None of the above

Correct Answer A
Explanation

Nil

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Question 31

The magnitude of the buoyant force can be determined by

Option A

Newtons second law of motion

Option B

Archimedess principles

Option C

Principle of moments

Option D

None of the above

Correct Answer B
Explanation

Nil

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Question 32

When a body is immersed in a fluid, partially or completely, the


force of buoyancy is equal to

Option A

The weight of the body

Option B

The weight of the fluid displaced by the body

Option C

The weight of the volume of the fluid equal to the volume of


body

Option D

None of the above

Correct Answer B
Explanation

Nil

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Question 33

The point of application of the force of buoyancy on the body is


known as

Option A

Centre of gravity

Option B

Centre of buoyancy

Option C

Metacentre

Option D

None of the above

Correct Answer B
Explanation

Nil

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Question 34

When a body is immersed in a fluid either wholly or partially, it


is buoyed or lifted up by a force which is equal to the weight of
fluid displaced by the body this principle was enunciated by

Option A

Archimedes

Option B

Newton

Option C

Pascal

Option D

Kirchhoff

Correct Answer A
Explanation

Nil

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Question 35

A floating body is in stable equilibrium when

Option A

The metacentre is below its centre of gravity

Option B

The mentacentre is above the centre of gravity

Option C

The metacentre height is zero

Option D

Its centre of gravity is below the centre of buoyancy

Correct Answer B
Explanation

Nil

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Question 36

An ice cube is floating in glass of water. As the cube melts the


water level

Option A

Remains constant

Option B

Falls

Option C

Rises

Option D

None of the above

Correct Answer B
Explanation

Nil

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Question 37

If the position of mentacentre M remains lower than C.G. of the


body, G , the body will remain in a state of

Option A

Stable equilibrium

Option B

Unstable equilibrium

Option C

Neutral equilibrium

Option D

Any of the above

Correct Answer B
Explanation

Nil

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Question 38

Metacentric height can be determined by

Option A

Only analytical method

Option B

Only experimental method

Option C

Both a and b

Option D

None of the above

Correct Answer C
Explanation

Nil

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Question 39

If a body does not return to its original position from the slightly
displaced angular position and heels farther away, when given a
small angular displacement, such an equilibrium is called

Option A

Stable equilibrium

Option B

Unstable equilibrium

Option C

Neutral equilibrium

Option D

Any of the above

Correct Answer B
Explanation

Nil

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