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Mechanical Engineering Association


Mecheri, Salem-636453

1.When a gas is heated, change takes place in
(A) Temperature
(C) Volume

(B) Pressure
(D) All of these

2. One molecule of oxygen consists of __________ atoms of oxygen.

(A) 2

(B) 4

(C) 8

(D) 16

3. Work done in a free expansion process is

(A) Zero
(C) Minimum

(B) Maximum
(D) Positive

4. The principal constituents of a fuel are

(A) Carbon and hydrogen

(B) Oxygen and hydrogen

(C) Sulphur and oxygen

(D) Sulphur and hydrogen

5. The ratio of root mean square velocity to average velocity of gas molecules at a
Particular temperature is
(A) 0.086

( B) 1.086

( C) 1.086

( D) 4.086

6. A series of operations, which takes place in a certain order and restore the
initial conditions atthe end, is known as

(A) Reversible cycle

(B) Irreversible cycle

(C) Thermodynamic cycle

(D) None of these

7. The hyperbolic process is governed by

(A) Boyle's law

(B) Charles' law

(C) Gay-Lussac law

(D) Avogadro's law

8. The maximum heat loss is a boiler occurs due to

(A) Moisture in fuel
(B) Dry flue gas
(C) Steam formation
(D) un burnt carbon
9. The actual vacuum in a condenser is equal to
(A) Barometric pressure + actual pressure
(B) Barometric pressure - actual pressure
(C) Gauge pressure + atmospheric pressure
(D) Gauge pressure - atmospheric pressure
10. A steam nozzle converts
(A) Heat energy of steam into kinetic energy
(B) Kinetic energy into heat energy of steam
(C) Heat energy of steam into potential energy
(D) Potential energy into heat energy of steam
11.When a load on the free end of a cantilever beam is increased, failure will
(A) At the free end

(B) At the fixed end

(C) In the middle of the beam (D) At a distance 2l/3 from free end
12. The rectangular beam 'A ' has length l, width b and depth d. Another beam
'B' has the samewidth and depth but length is double that of 'A'. The elastic
strength of beam 'B' will be __________as compared to beam A.

(A) Same

(B) One-half

(C) One-fourth

(D) One-eighth

13. When a body is subjected to three mutually perpendicular stresses, of equal

intensity, the ratio ofdirect stress to the corresponding volumetric strain is
known as
(A) Young's modulus

(B) Modulus of rigidity

(C) Bulk modulus

(D) Poisson's ratio

14. If the opposite links of a four bar linkage are equal, the links will always form
(A) Triangle

(B) Rectangle

(C) Parallelogram

(D) Pentagon

15. A rotary internal combustion engine has __________ cylinders.

(A) Four

(B) Five

(C) Six

(D) Seven

16. Cam size depends upon

( A) Base circle

(B) Pitch circle

(C) Prime circle

(D) Outer circle

17.The pressure gradient in the direction of flow is equal to the shear gradient in
the direction
(A) Parallel to the direction of flow

(B) Normal to the direction of flow

(C) Either of the above

(D) None of the above

18) When a turbulent flow is considered steady?

(A) Temporal mean velocity at a point remains constant with time
(B) The velocity at a point does not change with time
(C) The algebraic sum of velocity fluctuation is zero
(D) The discharge remains constant
19) The compression ratio for diesel engine ranges from
(A) 5 to 8

(B) 8 to 10

(C) 10 to 15

(D) 16 to 20

20) Which among the following is used for the insulating body of a spark plug?

(A) Glass

(B) Silica

(C) Alumina

(D) Dolomite

21) Scavenging is done to increase

(A) Fuel consumption

(B) Thermal efficiency

(C) Power output

(D) Speed

22) The minimum number of rings in a piston is

(A) One

(B) Two

(C) Three

(D) Four

23. Heavy duty leaf and coil springs contain carbon of the following order
(A) 0.2%

(B) 0.5%

(C) 0.8%

( D) 1.0%

24. The silicon steel is widely used for

(A) Connecting rods
(B) Cutting tools
(C) Generators and transformers in the form of laminated cores
(D) Motor car crankshafts
25. The product of cupola is called as
(A) Cast iron

(B) Wrought iron

(C) Mild steel

(D) Pig iron