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Electrical Engineering Objective Questions

1. How is window space factor related to higher voltage rating of transformer?

A. larger
B. smaller
C. not related
D. none of the above

2. What is the effect of frequency variation on eddy loss in transformer core if voltage remains
A. remains constant
B. becomes less
C. becomes more
D. none of the above

3. Tappings of a transformer are provided on

A. at phase end of L.V. side
B. at phase end of H.V. side
C. at neutral end of H.V. side
D. at middle of H.V. side

4. What is necessary to make connection of external circuit with windings?

A. bushing
B. conservator tank
C. radiator
D. none of the above

5. Turbo generator is a how many pole machine

A. 2
B. 1
C. 3
D. 4

6. Important applications of dc motor are

A. rolling mill
B. traction
C. both A and B
D. neither A nor B

7. When the load power factor in a three phase short transmission line is leading, the voltage regulation
A. positive
B. negative
C. positive or negative
D. zero

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8. The capacitance effects of short transmission line is

A. negligible
B. high
C. same as medium transmission line
D. same as long transmission line

9. In nominal T method
A. full charging current flows over full the line
B. half charging current flows over the full the line
C. full charging current flows over half the line
D. half charging current flows over half the line

10. Which statement is false for long transmission line?

A. The line constants are uniformly distributed over the entire length
B. Leakage susceptance and leakage conductance are shunt conductance are series elements
C. Resistance and inductive reactance are the series elements
D. If a line is divided in n section, each section will have line constants n times of whole line

11. Which combination is true for short lines?

A. A =1, B=Z, C=0, D=1
B. A=0, B=1, C= Z, D=1
C. A=1, B=1, C= Z, D=0
D. A=0, B=0, C=1, D=Z

12. In a DC transmission line

A. there is no effects due to inductive and capacitive reactance
B. the effects of inductive and capacitive reactance are greater than in an AC transmission line of the
same rating
C. it is necessary for the sending end and receiving end to be operated in synchronism
D. power transfer capability is limited by stability considerations

13. For a 500 Hz frequency excitation, a 50 km long power line will be modeled as
A. short line
B. long line
C. medium line
D. data insufficiency for decision

14. The wound rotor type IM is used for ____________ speed operation.
A. constant
B. maximum
C. minimum
D. variable

15. Pole changing methods are suitable only for ___________ type induction motor.
A. wound
B. cage
C. linear
D. none of the above

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16. In a three phase induction motor, in order to eliminate cogging the number of stator slots must be
A. unequal to number of rotor slots and skewed in shape
B. equal to number of rotor slots
C. an integral multiple of number of rotor slots
D. either B or C

17. _____________ types of Induction Motor are widely used.

A. slip ring IM
B. squirrel Cage IM
C. single Phase IM
D. three Phase IM

18. In an induction motor, the no-load slip is generally equal to

A. 1.5%
B. zero
C. 4%
D. less than 1%

19. Star-delta method of starting of motor is not possible in case of.

A. high speed motor
B. low horse power motor
C. single phase Induction motor
D. high torque motor

20. If s is the slip and f is the supply frequency of an induction motor, the frequency of rotor current is
given by
A. sf
B. s2
C. sf/2
D. f/s

21. In case of IM, the torque is

A. inversely proportional to slip
B. directly proportional to slip
C. directly proportional to slip2
D. inversely proportional to slip

22. The torque developed in IM is nearly proportional to

A. 1/V
B. V2
C. V
D. 1/V2

23. In case of three phase IM, plugging means

A. pulling the motor directly on line without a rotor
B. locking of rotor due to harmonics
C. interchanging two supply phases for quick stopping
D. starting the motor on load which is more than the rated load

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24. When R2 is rotor resistance, X2 the rotor reactance at supply frequency and s the slip, then the
condition for maximum torque under running condition will be.
A. s R2=X2
B. R2= s2X2
C. R2= s2X2
D. R2=s X2

25. The principle of operation of a three phase IM is most similar to that of a.

A. transformer with a shorted secondary
B. repulsion start IM
C. induction start motor
D. synchronous motor

26. In a star-delta starting of an IM.

A. reduced voltage is applied to the stator
B. applied voltage per stator phase is 57.7% of a line voltage
C. line voltage is 57.7% of stator voltage
D. resistance is inserted in the rotor

27. A three phase induction motor can also be referred to as

A. an asynchronous motor
B. a transformer
C. a repulsion motor
D. a shunt motor

28. Which of the following methods of speed control is not affected through stator side?
A. change of rotor resistance
B. change of number of pole
C. change of supply voltage
D. change of supply frequency

29. The difference between the synchronous speed and rotor speed with respect to synchronous speed
is known as
A. slip
B. number of poles
C. normal speed
D. none of the above

30. Which of the following is not determined by circle diagram?

A. power factor
B. frequency
C. efficiency
D. output

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31. For a three phase transmission, line transmission efficiency of a line decreases with
A. increase in load p.f.
B. Does not vary with power factor
C. increase in load current
D. decrease in load p.f.

32. For a medium transmission line which one is true?

A. D = 1 + YZ/2
B. C = 1 + YZ/2
C. B = 1 + YZ/2
D. A = 1 + YZ/2

33. Power system is protected from lightning by use of

A. surge diverter
B. earthing screen
C. both A and B
D. neither A nor B

34. When a neutral point of three phase system is directly connected to earth then it has what type of
A. solid
B. resistance
C. reactance
D. Peterson coil

35. In substations most commonly used arrestor is

A. horngap
B. thyrite
C. rodgap
D. multigap

36. Calorific value of solid fuel is expressed as

A. kcal/gm
B. cal/gm
C. kcal/lt
D. cal/lt

37. Percentage of carbon is highest in

A. anthracite coal
B. bituminous coal
C. lignite
D. coal gas

38. Cheapest plant in operation and maintenance is

A. steam power
B. diesel power
C. nuclear
D. hydroelectric

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39. What are the types of lightning arresters?

A. horn gap
B. rod gap
C. expulsion type
D. all of the above

40. The 1st nuclear plant in world was commissioned in

A. U.S.S.R
B. U.S.A
C. U.A.E
D. U.K.

41. Maximum demand / Connected load =

A. average demand
B. demand factor
C. load factor
D. diversity factor

42. Safety factor of insulator is

A. puncture strength /flash over voltage
B. flash over voltage /puncture strength
C. string efficiency/flashover
D. puncture strength / string efficiency

43. What is the full form of MNP?

A. Magnetic neutral pole
B. Magnetic neutral plane
C. Magnetic field neutral pole
D. Magnetic field neutral plane

44. The concept of an electrically short, medium and long line is primarily based on
A. nominal voltage of the line
B. physical length of the line
C. wavelength of the line
D. power transmitted over the line

45. Keeping in view the cost and overall effectiveness, the following circuit breaker is suited for
capacitor bank switching
A. vacuum
B. oil
C. air blast
D. SF6

46. In a biased differential relay the bias is defined as the ratio of

A. fault current and operating coil current
B. operating coil current and restraining coil current
C. number of turns of restraining and operating coil
D. fault current and restraining coil current

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47. What is the coincidence factor?

A. reciprocal of the diversity factor
B. reciprocal of the load factor
C. reciprocal of the plant factor
D. none of the above

48. Where is annealed copper conductor used?

A. overhead conductors
B. both wiring and winding wires
C. cables
D. bus bars

49. What is the full form of EMU?

A. Electrical Multiple Unit
B. Electro Motive Unit
C. Electrical Motors Unit
D. Electro Motors Unit

50. What materials are used for overhead trolley wire?

A. Aluminum
B. Bronze
C. nickel
D. Copper Alloys

51. What is the basic function of zener diode in static relay?

A. Stabilize the Voltage
B. Increase the Voltage
C. unstabilize the voltage
D. decrease the voltage

52. Where air circuit breakers are used?

A. up to 11 KV
B. up to 33 KV
C. up to 12 KV
D. up to 66 KV

53. Where is one & half breaker arrangement used?

A. high voltage system
B. extra high voltage system
C. medium voltage system
D. none of the above

54. The bridge used to measure insulation of cable.

A. Wien
B. Schering
C. Maxwell
D. Kelvin

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55. What is the unit of measuring dielectric strength of the transformer oil?
A. Kilo-volt
B. Kilo-volt/milimeter
C. Kilo-volt/meter
D. Volt/meter

56. What material is used to fill in the breather?

A. CaCl2
B. Ca(OH)2
C. Mica

57. What is/are the factor/s on which the hysteresis loss depend/s?
A. frequency
B. frequency and flux density
C. magnetic flux intensity
D. none of the above

58. A switch-tail ring counter is made by using a single D-FF , the following circuit is

59. The MOSFET switch on state may be considered equivalent to

A. capacitor
B. inductor
C. resistor
D. battery

60. The fast logic Family is


61. Litz wires are used for intermediate frequencies to overcome

A. corona effect
B. radio interface
C. skin effect
D. Ferranti effect

62. The heating time constant of an electrical machine gives an induction of its
A. rating
B. cooling
C. overload capacity
D. short time rating

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63. The amplitude spectrum of a Gaussian pulse is

A. uniform
B. A sin function
C. Gaussian
D. impulse function

64. In single pulse modulation PWM inverters sixth harmonic can be eliminated if pulse width equal to
A. 30 Degree
B. 60 Degree
C. 36 Degree
D. 1080 Degree

65. A single phase full bridge inverter can operated in load commutation mode in case load consist of
B. RLC underdamped
C. RLC overdamped
D. RLC critically damped

66. Equal area criterion gives the information regarding

A. stability region
B. relative stability
C. absolute stability
D. swing curves

67. Thermistor is used for measurement of

A. displacement
B. pressure
C. flow
D. temperature

68. The high torque by weight ratio in an analog indicating instrument indicates
A. high friction loss
B. fast response
C. low friction loss
D. show response

69. In a rectifier circuit, the diode converts

A. Alternating voltage to direct voltage
B. Both A and C options are connect
C. Alternating voltage to direct current
D. Alternating current to direct voltage

70. Why are capacitors used with large AC induction motors?

A. improve voltage level
B. improve power factor
C. improve power level
D. improve current level

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71. Which motors not used for sub-urban services?

A. AC single phase series motor
B. ordinary Dc series motor
C. three phase induction motor
D. DC shunt motor

72. Where is metadyne control employed?

A. sub-urban railway
B. urban railway
C. main line service railway
D. underground railway

73. Which material is mostly used for the filament of incandescent lamps?
A. Tantalum
B. Carbon
C. Copper
D. Tungsten

74. Which is connected in parallel with the starter of a fluorescent tube?

A. condenser
B. resistance
C. choke
D. reversing switch

75. Which one of the following is a passive transducer?

A. piezoelectric
C. photovoltaic cell
D. thermocouple

76. Majority of distribution substations are of which type?

A. indoor
B. pole mounted
C. outdoor
D. none of the above

77. What is the value of safety factor of pin type insulator?

A. 12
B. 8
C. 10
D. 7

78. In an active filter, which element is absent?

A. inductor
B. capacitor
C. both A and B
D. resistor

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79. Advantage/s of active filter is/are

A. do not offer gain
B. easy to tune
C. both A and B
D. derive high impedance load

80. Disadvantage/s of constant k type filter.

A. characteristic impedance unchanged in pass band
B. attenuation does not increase rapidly beyond cutoff frequency.
C. both A and B
D. none of the above

81. Piezoelectric effect is carried out in

A. composite filter
B. crystal filter
C. m derived
D. constant k prototype

82. In Cauer 1 form, last element in the network is

A. Lseries
B. Cseries
C. Lshunt
D. Cshunt

83. Property of pure inductor is

A. only stores energy
B. do not dissipate energy and do not store also
C. dissipated energy and also stores it
D. do not dissipate energy but only stores it

84. Hydrogen cooling is used in

A. small plant
B. medium plant
C. both A and B
D. large plant

85. Pre-commissioning test/s to be carried out on a transformer.

A. polarity tests
B. ratio test
C. vector group tests
D. all of the above

86. Peterson coil is used in

A. DC power transmission line
B. AC transmission line
C. DC motor
D. both A and B

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87. Effect of gap between horns in horn gap arrestor

A. gap increases arrestor will not work
B. gap decreases arrestor will not work
C. gap increases arrestor will work better
D. none of the above

88. Alternating current is found most suitable for

A. arc welding
B. resistance welding
C. gas welding
D. electric arc welding

89. R.T.T stands for

A. round trip time
B. relay trip time
C. relay trip tune
D. relay tripping target

90. The speed of rotation of 5th harmonic component in the stator of an induction motor is
A. 5 times the synchronous speed
B. 1/15 times the synchronous speed
C. 1/5 times the synchronous speed
D. 0.5 times the synchronous speed

91. How does the depth of laying affect the current carrying capacity of cables?
A. decreases
B. increases
C. unchanged
D. doubles

92. Function of bituminous compound in joints of cable is

A. Protect joints from heat
B. protect joints from moisture penetration
C. provide mechanical strength
D. none of the above

93. In illumination, what is lamp efficiency?

A. total flux in lumen / 2pi
B. lumens/watt
C. lumen-watt
D. total flux in lumen / 4pi

94. Melting point of tungsten filament in degree centigrade is

A. 3400
B. 340
C. 34
D. 2000

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95. Insulated conductor is termed as cable

A. wire
B. pipe
C. conductor
D. cable

96. What gases/s is/are used for TIG welding?

A. argon
B. helium
C. nitrogen
D. all of the above

97. In DC series motor, torque is

A. proportional to the current
B. proportional to the square of the current
C. inversely proportional to current squared
D. no relation with current

98. In speed time curve of train what stage comes after free running
A. coasting
B. initial acceleration
C. constant speed
D. braking

99. Metadyne control method is employed in which traction system?

A. urban
B. underground
C. suburban
D. rural

100. Bell transformer is a

A. step up
B. step down
C. 1:1
D. misnomer not a transformer

101. Factor on which frequency of an alternator depends.

A. number of poles and synchronous speed
B. pole and rotor speed
C. synchronous speed
D. independent of any factors

102. Length of sections in overload supply system depends on factors

A. substation spacing
B. traffic density
C. both A and B
D. neither A nor B

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103. In control systems, integrator is represented by

A. s
B. s2
C. 1/ s2
D. 1/s

104. In an escalator, which motor is used?

A. single phase induction motor
B. DC shunt motor
C. three phase induction motor
D. universal motor

105. For a lead compensator, pole lies

A. on LHS before zero
B. on origin
C. on LHS
D. on RHS

106. When two inductances are in series, their equivalent will be

A. L 1 + L 2
B. L 1 L 2
C. (L 1 + L 2) / L 1 L 2
D. none of the above

107. Universal motor has which of the following application?

A. domestic pump
B. traction
C. food mixer
D. lift

108. In a highly inductive circuit, a small capacitance is added in series. The angle between voltage and
current will
A. decrease
B. increase
C. remain same
D. indeterminant

109. The value of current at resonance in a series RLC circuit is affected by the value of
A. L
B. C
C. R
D. none of the above

110. Superposition theorem is not applicable to this network.

A. linear elements
B. nonlinear elements
C. dependent current source
D. transformer

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111. In a balanced wheatstone bridge if positions of detector and source are interchanged then bridge
will still remain balanced. The inference can be drawn from
A. duality
B. reciprocity theorem
C. compensation theorem
D. both A and B

112. A network is linear if

A. response proportional to excitation function
B. principle of superposition applies
C. principle of homogeneity applies
D. both B and C

113. The trigonometric fourier series of a periodic function can have only
A. cosine terms
B. sine terms
C. both A and B
D. DC and cosine terms

114. OLTF G(s)=s-2/s+2 is a

A. all pass filter
B. band stop filter
C. band reject filter
D. band pass

115. When compared, a 1st order LPF a 2nd order LPF has
A. lower voltage gain
B. higher voltage gain
C. higher cut off frequency
D. faster drop in filter response

116. During hunting of a synchronous motor

A. -ve phase sequence current are generated
B. damper bar develops torque
C. harmonics are developed
D. none of the above

117. A system is stable for

A. G.M & P.M both +VE
B. G.M & P.M both -VE
C. G.M -VE
D. P.M -VE

118. T.F of zero order hold response is

A. (1/s)X1-est
B. (1/s)X1-e-st
C. (s)X1-est
D. (1/s)Xe-st

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119. Load frequency control is achieved by properly matching the individual machines
A. turbine inputs
B. reactive powers
C. generated voltages
D. generator ratings

120. Right Hand Screw rule resembles

A. cross product
B. dot product
C. both A and B
D. neither A nor B

121. On which factors does the severity of electric shock depends

A. only on pathway through the body
B. pathway through the body, type of supply ac/dc and magnitude of voltage
C. only on the amount of current
D. only on magnitude of voltage

122. What type of ladder is used for overhead lines work?

A. dry wooden
B. stainless steel
C. wooden
D. aluminum

123. B.O.T.U stands for

A. British Thermal Unit
B. Board of Thermal Unit
C. British Oxygen Trade Unit
D. Board of Trade Unit

124. Capacitor banks are connected with AC induction motor

A. in parallel
B. in series
C. not connected at all
D. can be connected either way in series/parallel

125. When a circuit contains two unequal resistors in parallel,

A. voltage drops across both are same
B. currents in both are same
C. heat losses in both are same
D. voltage drops are according to their resistive value

126. Capacitor fitted with ceiling/table fans is of the value of

A. 1-2 microfarads
B. 2-3 microfarad
C. 0.1 microfarads
D. 5-10 farads

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127. Factor/s on which the speed of a DC motor depend/s upon

A. armature current
B. applied voltage
C. field flux
D. all of the above

128. Which single phase motor does operate at high p.f.?

A. capacitor start
B. capacitor run
C. split phase
D. shaded pole

129. Reduction factor f in illumination is


130. In a transformer operation, which quantity remains fixed?

A. frequency
B. voltage
C. current
D. all of above

131. 1 TESLA =
A. 1 wb- m2
B. 1 wb/ m2
C. 1wb
D. 1wb/m

132. The loss that occurs in a magnetic core of a transformer.

A. copper loss
B. iron loss
C. stray loss
D. dielectric loss

133. Which special type of motor has rotor movements in discrete steps?
A. stepper motor
B. reluctance motor
C. hysteresis motor
D. servomotors

134. Maximum KVA demand of the consumer is related to p.f. in what way?
A. inversely proportional
B. directly proportional
C. equal
D. no relation

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135. Power factor p.f. is defined as the

A. sine of the angle between voltage and current in ac circuit
B. cosine of angle between voltage and current in an ac circuit
C. cosine of angle between power and voltage in ac circuit
D. tangent of the angle between voltage and current in ac circuit

136. Strain insulator is used for voltage level of

A. >33KV
B. <11KV
C. >66KV
D. 132KV

137. If the length of a capacitor is doubled, its capacitance value is

A. halved
B. doubled
C. quadrupled
D. no change

138. For voltage level beyond 66KV, three phase system employs
A. three single core cable
B. three core cable
C. both A and B
D. neither A nor B

139. There are how many types of DC distributors?

A. 3
B. 2
C. 5
D. 4

140. Switchgear equipment include

A. relays and CB
B. switches
C. fuses
D. all of these

141. MERZE PRICE current scheme protection is used in

A. transformer
B. alternator
C. both A and B
D. busbars

142. An electric current of 6 A is same as

A. 6 joule/second
B. 6 Coulomb/second
C. 6 watt/second
D. none of the above

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143. Majority of distribution substations are of what type?

A. pole mounted
B. indoor
C. outdoor
D. underground

144. The effect/s of temperature on internal resistance of a battery.

A. directly proportional
B. inversely proportional
C. no effect
D. none of the above

145. What are the various colors obtained in cold cathode tubes?
A. yellow and oranged red
B. black
C. white
D. both B and C

146. What dielectric material is used in the capacitor used for p.f. correction?
A. vacuum
B. oil impregnated paper
C. mica
D. glass

147. What traction system is used for suburban and urban services?
A. DC system
B. ac system
C. either AC/DC
D. none

148. The recommended preventive maintenance inspection time of bushings of a transformer.

A. every 6 months
B. every 18 months
C. every 12 months
D. time of overhaul

149. In an n-type semiconductor, elements of which group of periodic table is added as dopant?
A. group 5
B. group 2
C. group 3
D. group 4

150. Clamping circuits are one which inserts?

A. AC component in signal
B. DC component in signal
C. both AC and DC
D. none of the above

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151. Darlington connection is achieved in 2 transistors by connecting

A. both emitter
B. both collector
C. both base
D. grounding both collector

152. FM stands for

A. frequent modulation
B. frequency modulation
C. frequency moderator
D. frequent moderator

153. An operational amplifier comparator circuit employs

A. no feedback
B. +ve feedback
C. -ve feedback
D. both B and C

154. HLT opcode means

A. load data to accumulator
B. store result in memory
C. load accumulator with contents of register
D. end of program

155. Dummy strain gauges are used for

A. compensation of temperature changes
B. increase sensitivity of bridge
C. calibration purpose
D. all of the above

156. Lead network is used to improve

A. improve transient response
B. both A and C
C. increase bandwidth
D. improve steady state response

157. Name test signal/s used in time response analysis

A. impulse
B. unit step
C. unit ramp
D. all of the above

158. Energy gap of a semiconductor is approximately

A. 1 eV
B. 0 eV
C. 5-8 eV
D. >8 eV

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159. Type and order of transfer function G(s)=K/s(s+2)

A. 1, 2
B. 2, 1
C. 0, 2
D. 1, 1

160. When a circuit contains two unequal resistors in parallel,

A. the voltage drops across are both the same
B. the currents in both are same
C. the heat losses in both are same
D. the voltage drops are according to their resistive value

161. Counter is a
A. sequential circuit
B. combinational circuit
C. both A and B
D. neither A nor B

162. De Sauty Bridge is best suited for

A. capacitors with dielectric loss
B. lossless air capacitors
C. high Q
D. low Q

163. Frequency can be measured by which bridge?

A. Campbell
B. Wiens
C. Desauty
D. none of the above

164. Head phones/audio amplifiers are used as balance detectors in an AC bridge at frequency of
A. 250hz and above
B. <250hz
C. >4khz
D. none of the above

165. This/These test/s is/are done to locate cable faults.

A. short circuit tests
B. Murray loop tests
C. Varley loop tests
D. both B and C

166. Multi meter measures

A. both AC/DC current and voltage
B. only ac current
C. only dc voltage
D. none of the above

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167. Errors due to human mistakes are

A. systematic
B. instrumental
C. gross
D. observational

168. An electric current of 6 A is same as

A. 6 joule/second
B. 6 Coulomb/second
C. 6 watt/second
D. none of the above

169. LVDT stands for

A. Linear Variable Differential Transformer
B. Line Variable Differential Transformer
C. Line Variable Differential Transducer
D. Linear Variable Differential Transducer

170. Sensitivity factor of a strain gauge is normally of the order of

A. 1.5-2.0
B. 1-1.5
C. 0.5-1
D. 5-10

171. For harnessing low variable waterheads, the suitable hydraulic turbine with high % of reaction and
runner adjustable vanes is
A. impeller
B. Francis
C. Kaplan
D. Pelton

172. Which braking is not possible in series motor?

A. regenerative braking
B. dynamic braking
C. rheostatic braking
D. counter current braking

173. Polarity of supply voltage is reversed in which type of braking?

A. regenerative braking
B. plugging
C. dynamic braking
D. none of the above

174. In a traction system, electricity is collected from overhead line of voltage of

A. 125KV
B. 25KV
C. 132KV
D. 33KV

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175. In which braking back EMF exceeds supply voltage?

A. dynamic
B. regenerative
C. plugging
D. none of the above

176. What type electric drive is used in cranes?

A. multimotor
B. group
C. individual
D. both A and C

177. The full form of VVVF control

A. Variable Voltage VAR Frequency
B. VAR Variable Voltage Frequency
C. Variable VAR Voltage Frequency
D. Variable Voltage Variable Frequency

178. P.f. can be improved by using

A. series capacitor
B. capacitor and resistor in series
C. indictor and capacitor in parallel
D. only shunt capacitor

179. The bridge used for measurement of insulation cables?

A. Wien
B. Maxwell
C. Schering
D. Kelvin

180. For a fix value of complex power flow in a transmission line having a sending end voltage V, real
power loss will be proportional to
A. V
B. 1/V 22
C. 1/V
D. V 22

181. Q meter works on principle of

A. mutual inductance
B. series resonance
C. self-inductance
D. parallel resonance

182. The conduction loss versus device current characteristics of a power MOSFET is best illustrated by
A. parabola
B. straight line
C. rectangular hyperbola
D. exponentially decaying function

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183. The positive reactance equals to negative sequence reactance if equipment is

A. motor
B. transformer and transmission line
C. generator
D. all of the above

184. Number of sign changes in the entries in 1st column of root array denotes the no. of
A. roots of characteristic polynomial in RHP
B. zeroes of system in RHP
C. open loop poles in RHP
D. open loop zeroes in RHP

185. C eq of two capacitors connected in series is given by

A. C1C2
B. C1=C2
C. C1C2/C1+C2
D. C1+C2

186. How many conductor/s rails is/are utilized for the traction system?
A. 2
B. 1
C. 3
D. 4

187. Frequency of single phase traction system is

A. 50 Hz
B. 16.67 Hz
C. 450 Hz
D. 45 2/5 Hz

188. Disadvantage of a single phase traction system is

A. frequency converters are required
B. having only one conductor
C. requires less maintenance
D. none of the above

189. Major requirement/s of the motor in the traction system is/are

A. high starting torque
B. simplicity in speed control
C. ability for with standing continuous vibartion
D. all of the above

190. Speed control of a DC series motor can be done by

A. field control
B. voltage control
C. both A and B
D. neither A nor B

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191. Voltage of a dcDC series traction system can be controlled by using

A. series resistance and series parallel connection
B. series resistance
C. series parallel connection
D. all of the above

192. Which of the following motor used in hair dryers?

A. synchronous motors
B. shaded pole IM
C. split phase IM
D. cage induction motor

193. Which of the following motor is used in grinders?

A. capacitor start IM
B. capacitor start capacitor run IM
C. split phase IM
D. synchronous motor

194. Main property of a heating element is

A. specific resistance of element should be very low
B. specific resistance of element should be very high
C. melting point of the material should be low
D. material of the heating element should be oxidized

195. Advantage/s of electric heating is/are

A. installation and maintenance cost are less
B. It is free from dirt
C. the system does not produce any flue gas
D. all of the above

196. In arc heating, the electrodes used are made up of

A. carbon
B. graphite
C. tungsten
D. aluminum

197. The method of heating used for non-conducting materials.

A. resistance heating
B. induction heating
C. dielectric heating
D. arc heating

198. A cascade of three linear system time invariant systems is causal & unstable. From this we
conclude that-
A. Each system in the cascade is individually caused & unstable
B. At least one system is unstable & at least one system is causal
C. At least one system is causal & all systems are unstable
D. The majority are unstable & the majority are causal

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199. For a single phase capacitor start induction motor, which of the following statement is valid?
A. The direction of rotation can be changed by reversing the main winding terminals.
B. The capacitor is used for power-factor improvement.
C. The direction of rotation can be changed.
D. The direction of rotation can be changed by interchanging the terminal.

200. A synchronous generator is feeding a zero power factor(lagging) load at rated current, the
armature reaction is
A. magnetizing
B. cross -magnetizing
C. ineffective
D. demagnetizing

201. Distributed winding & short chording employed in AC machines will result in
A. increase in emf & reduction in harmonics
B. reduction in emf & increase in harmonics
C. increase in both emf & harmonics
D. reduction in both emf & harmonics

202. In a stepper motor, the detent torque means

A. the minimum of the static torque with the phase winding unexcited
B. the maximum of the static torque with the phase winding excited
C. the minimum of the static torque with the phase winding excited
D. the maximum of the static torque with the phase winding unexcited

203. In the integral control of the single area system frequency, error is reduced to zero by the
A. integrator output & speed changer position attain a constant value
B. integrator output decreases but speed changer position moves up
C. integrator output increases but speed changer position also becomes down
D. integrator output decreases & speed changes position also comes down

204. Schering bridge is used to measure

A. capacitance
B. frequency
C. resistance
D. inductance

205. Which machines are mostly gear motors?

A. DC motors
B. AC single phase motor
C. synchronous motor
D. induction motor

206. Which machine is used for battery charging?

A. DC series generator
B. DC shunt generator
C. compounded DC generator
D. none of the above

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207. If the rated voltage from the power lines is applied to the primary of a single phase transformer
which is operated at no load, then
A. both input voltage &current are sinusodial
B. both input voltage & current are nonsinusodial
C. input voltage is nonsinusodial & input current is sinusodial
D. input voltage is sinusodial & input current is sinusodial

208. The positive sequence reactance will be equal to negative sequence if the equipment is
A. Transformer & transmission lines
B. generator
C. motor
D. none of the above

209. It is another name given to lumen per square centimeter.

A. centicandle
B. candlepower
C. lux centi
D. foot lambert

210. This kind of heating is nominally conducting material due to its own power loss when placed on
varying magnetic field.
A. radiation
B. induction
C. convection
D. conduction

211. In communication, the decrease in power along the transmission system is called
A. damping
B. attenuation
C. de-amplification
D. deregulation

212. This is the minimum height above the floor on operating handle of switches and circuit breakers
used as switch.
A. 2500 mm
B. 2000 mm
C. 1500 mm
D. 1000 mm

213. Sealing compounds must be applied to conduits entering areas producing spark or very hot. The
distance of the seal on the end of the conduit entering the said area is
A. 900 mm
B. 750 mm
C. 460 mm
D. 250 mm

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214. This is the commonly used motor for either DC or AC power.

A. series
B. shunt
C. repulsion
D. shaded pole

215. As a rule, the size of switch board access door with 1000 A or more capacity and has a width of
1900 mm is
A. 800 x 2000 mm
B. 600 x 2200 mm
C. 600 x 2000 mm
D. 800 x 2200 mm

216. The minimum insulation resistance for a line using 5.5 mm2 conductor, 600 volts is
A. 1 m-
B. 250 K-
C. 500 K-
D. 100 K-

217. The device function number of a relay that prevents generator from motorization.
A. 22
B. 32
C. 42
D. 52

218. This kind of fuel as used on steam power plants like in Japan is pollution free.
C. Butane
D. Methane

219. The tester to check if a MCCB trips at currents above its trip unit setting is the
B. Ducter
C. Hi-pot

220. Another name given to electronic ballast.


221. The type of ballast that causes darkening of the fluorescent lamp edges is the
A. warm start
B. instant start
C. cold start
D. nota

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222. Efficacy as applied to lamps is the ratio of

A. power / lumens
B. current / lumen
C. voltage / lumen
D. brightness / lumen

223. The average power factor of the fluorescent lamp with magnetic ballast.
A. below 50%
B. 50 to 60%
C. 60 to 70%
D. 50 to 70%

224. The commercially available electronic ballast operates at this frequency.

A. 10 to 20 Hz
B. 40 to 50 Hz
C. 50 to 60 Hz
D. above 100 Hz

225. The operating lifespan of the fluorescent lamp is primarily due to

A. operating time
B. mounting conditions
C. frequency of switching
D. nota

226. The motor starter that can reduce the in-rush by 100%.
B. part winding
C. autotransformer
D. soft starter

227. The best test set to evaluate the windings of rotating electrical machines is
A. Megger
D. Hi-pot

228. Aside from lightning, power swing, erroneous switching and other factors, the common source of
harmonics on the day to day operation of most commercial buildings is
A. elevators
B. rectification of AC to DC
C. capacitor banks
D. escalators

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229. The DC generator that requires very minimal change in the excitation but results to a big change in
the output voltage is the;
A. diverter pole
B. amplidyne
C. self-excited shunt
D. series generator

230. This is the instrument used to determine the magnitude of harmonics present on the electric
power being monitored.
A. wattmeter
B. hook-on ammeter
C. power monitor
D. power analyzer

231. It is used to determine the illumination in a given work area.

A. illumination meter
B. brightness meter
C. stroboscope
D. luxmeter

232. This is the minimum depth requirements of grounding rods.

A. 3000 mm
B. 10 ft
C. 8 ft
D. 760 mm

233. It is the material commonly used as grounding rod.

A. Ai
B. Cu

234. The de-rating factor on the ampacity of conductors when the number inside the conduit is 25.
A. 75%
B. 70%
C. 60%
D. 50%

235. The tool used in pulling electrical wires on a long conduit.

A. steel tape
B. G.I. wire
C. galvanized tape
D. fish tape

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236. This is the unit of speed of electronic data transmission.

A. pixel
B. pulses
C. baud
D. nota

237. This is a unit used for magnetic moment.

A. masnetorque
B. magneforce
C. magneton
D. nota

238. The approximate lumens of a 100 watt incandescent lamp.

A. 2000 lumens
B. 1750 lumens
C. 1500 lumens
D. 4050 lumens

239. The highest wattage rating of an incandescent lamp.

A. 1000 watts
B. 500 watts
C. 250 watts
D. 100 watts

240. When using black color for ceiling, the approximate reflectance will be within this range.
A. 3 to 8%
B. 4 to 6%
C. 2 to 5%
D. 1 to 3%

241. The smallest base holder for an incandescent lamp.

A. candelabra
B. intermediate
C. medium
D. mogul

242. The circular shape of an incandescent lamp.

A. globular
B. ring
C. arbitrary
D. round sider

243. This three phase transformer connection has continuity on its zero sequence reactance
A. delta-delta
B. wye-wye ground
C. wye ground-wye ground
D. nota

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244. This is the rating of a surge arrester compared to the line to line voltage of a system with its
neutral isolated.
A. 75% of VLL
B. 90% of VLL
C. VLL x 100%
D. VLL x 1.732

245. This is the rating of a surge arrester to be used compared to the line to line voltage of the system
with neutral grounded, it will protect
A. 60% of VLL
B. 70% of VLL
C. 90% of VLL
D. 80% of VLL

246. For extra high voltage transmission lines, this is the voltage rating of the arrester to be used.
A. 75% of VLL
B. 90% of VLL
C. VLL x 1.73
D. VLL / 1.73

247. This is a type of surge arrester which employs a resistance element in series with the gaps.
A. pellet type
B. expulsion type
C. valve type
D. nota

248. This is used to determine the quality of electrical power.

A. voltmeter
B. wattmeter
C. power meter
D. power analyzer

249. This instrument can monitor the voltage harmonics present in an electrical system that is
A. voltmeter
B. power factor meter
C. power analyzer
D. nota

250. It is a well-planned Electrical Engineering activity for the purpose of comparing actual parameters
to acceptable standard values, and if discrepancies exist, corrective measures are to be
A. evaluation
B. inspection
C. auditing
D. tabulation

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