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1. Which of the following key permits axial movement between shaft and hub?

a) Saddle Key b) Feather key c) Barth key d) Tangent key

2. For a square key made of steel, the shear and crushing strengths are
a) Shear strength = Crushing strength
b) Shear strength < Crushing strength
c) Shear strength > Crushing strength
d) Cannot be determined
3. For perfectly aligned shafts, which of the following coupling is used?
a) Muff coupling b) Universal coupling c) Flexible coupling d) Oldham’s coupling
4. Universal joints at very slow speeds can operate upto an angle of
a) 200 b) 300 c) 450 d) 600
5. The pin in the bushed-piin flexible coupling is subjected to
a) Transverse shear stress b) Torsional shear stress
c) Transverse shear and bending stress d) Torsional shear and bending stress
6. The material used for flanges of a flange coupling is ______
a) Grey cast iron d) Mild steel c) Alloy steel d) Copper
7. In a bushed pin type flexible coupling, the rubber bush is provided with brass lining at the inner
surface to
a) Increase the tensile strength of rubber bush.
b) Decrease the tensile strength of rubber bush
c) Reduce the wear of the inner surface of rubber bush
d) Decrease the bearing stress on rubber bush
8. The keyway
a) reduces the strength of shaft b) Increases local stress
c) Reduces rigidity of shaft d) all of the above
9. Which of the following key requires keyway only in the hub?
a) Saddle key b) Rectangular sunk key c) Round Key d) Feather key
10. The tangential force on a 40mm diameter shaft is 10kN. The dimensions of rectangular sunk key are
width 10mm, thickness 7mm, length 50mm. The shear stress in the key is ____
a) 20N/mm2 b) 1N/mm2 c) 28.6N/mm2 d) 40N/mm2
11. The power transmitted by means of a belt depends upon
a) Velocity of the belt
b) Tension under which the belt is placed on the pulleys
c) Arc of contact between the belt and the smaller pulley
d) All of the above
12. When the speed of belt increases,
a) The coefficient of friction between the belt and pulley increases
b) The coefficient of friction between the belt and pulley decreases
c) The power transmitted will decrease
d) The power transmitted will increase
13. The centrifugal tension in the belt
a) Increases the power transmitted b) Decreases the power transmitted
c) Has no effect on the power transmitted d) Is equal to maximum tension on the belt
14. All stresses produced in a belt are
a) Compressive stresses b) Tensile stresses c) Shear stresses d) Both A & B
15. The wire ropes make contact at
a) Bottom of groove of the pulley
b) Sides of groove of the pulley
c) Sides and bottom of groove of the pulley
d) Anywhere in the groove of the pulley
16. The included angle for the V-belt is usually
a) 200-300 b) 300-400 c) 400-600 d) 600-800
17. The coefficient of friction between the belt and pulley depends upon_______
a) The material of belt b) The material of pulley
c) The slip of the belt d) All of the above
18. For maximum power, the velocity of the belt will be____
a) √𝑚

b) √2𝑚

c) √𝟑𝒎

d) √4𝑚
19. Increasing length of the belt on right side is given by
a) (T1 – T0)α b) (T0 – T2)α c) (T1 – Tc)α d) (T1 – T2)α
20. Due to the change in length there is a relative motion between the belt and pulley surfaces, this
relative motion is termed as _____
a) Slip b) Creep c) Centrifugal tension d) Initial tension
21. Load carrying capacity of sliding bearing can be increased by
a) Increasing sommerfeld number
b) Increasing speed
c) Decrease viscosity
d) Increasing minimum film thickness
22. Hydrodynamic journal theory is based on the equation of _____
a) McKee b) Lasche c) Petroff d) Reynolds
23. Radial Pressure in hydro-dynamic bearing is _______
a) Uniform
b) Independent of load
c) Is maximum where the thickness of film is minimum
d) Is minimum where the thickness of film is maximum
24. It is necessary to use a pump in bearing of _______
a) Hydrodynamic
b) Hydrostatic type
c) Radial type
d) Thrust type
25. A journal bearing whose diameter is 60mm subjected to a load of 4.5kN while rotating at 180rpm.
The coefficient of friction is 0.02, l/d is 3, what is the power lost inn friction in watts?
a) 40.1 b) 50.87 c) 39.1 d) 61.7
26. Cage is not required in _________________ bearings.
a) Thrust b) Taper Roller c) Spherical roller d) Needle
27. Which of the following bearing is suitable for minimum radial space?
a) Needle Bearings
b) Tapered roller bearings
c) Spherical Roller bearings
d) Cylindrical roller bearings
28. The ball bearings are made from
a) Low carbon steels
b) Medium Carbon steels
c) High Speed Steels
d) Chrome Nickel Steel
29. Tapered roller bearings is preferred for
a) Radial loads only
b) Axial loads only
c) Both Axial and Radial loads
d) Thrust loads only
30. A ball bearing has dynamic capacity of 48.545kN. What equivalent load the bearing can carry for the
average life of 6000 hrs at 500rpm?
a) 27.8kN b) 14.7kN c) 38.5kN d) 42.4kN
31. Spur gears are used for
a) Connecting intersecting shafts to transmit power
b) Connecting parallel shafts to transmit power
c) Connecting skew shafts
d) Any orientation of shafts
32. Stub tooth is
a) Provided on racks only b) A tooth of standard profile
c) Longer than standard tooth d) Shorter than standard tooth
33. The form factor of a spur gear depends upon
a) Pressure only b) Circular Pitch only
c) Number of teeth and circular paten d) Number of teeth and the system of teeth
34. The wear strength of gear tooth can be improved by
a) Increasing B.H.N b) Increasing endurance limit
c) Increasing yield strength d) Increasing compressive strength
35. Spur gears are used for gear ratios upto
a) 20 b) 15 c) 6 d) 2
36. Dynamic tooth load depends on
a) Pitch fine velocity b) Misalignment of shafts
c) Inaccuracy in tooth profile d) Pressure angle
37. In helical gears the distance between the similar faces of adjacent teeth along a helices on the pitch
cylinders normal to the teeth is called
a) Normal Pitch b) Axial Pitch c) Diametral Pitch d) Module
38. In helix angle for single helical gears ranges from_______
a) 100-150 b) 150-200 c) 200-350 d) 350-500
39. The helix angle for double helical gears may be made upto______
a) 450 b) 600 c) 750 d) 900
40. Gear teeth are similar to
a) Fixed beams b) Simply supported beams c) Cantilever beams d) None
41. The cylinders are usually made of
a) Cast iron or cast steel b) aluminium c) stainless steel d) copper
42. In designing a connecting rod, it is considered like ………… for bucking about X- axis,
a) Both ends fixed b) Both ends hinged
c) One end fixed and the other end hinged d) One end fixed and the other end free
43. The length of the cylinder is usually taken as
a) Equal to the length of piston b)equal to the length of stroke
c) Equal to the cylinder bore d) 1.5 times the length of stroke
44. The side thrust on the cylinder liner is usually taken as ……….. of the maximum gas load on the piston
a) 1/5 b) 1/8 c)1/10 d) 1/15
45. The length of the piston usually varies between_______(D is diameter of the piston)
a) D and 1.5D b) 1.5D and 2D c) 2D and 2.5D d) 2.5D and 3D
46. The skirt of piston
a) Is used to withstand the pressure of gas in the cylinder
b) Acts as a bearing for the side thrust of the connecting rod
c) Is used to seal the cylinder in order to prevent leakage of the gas past the piston
d) None of the above
47. Which of the following statement is wrong for a connecting rod
a) The connecting rod will be equally strong in buckling about X-axis, if Ixx=4Iyy
b) If Ixx>4Iyy the buckling will occur about X-axis
c) If Ixx<4Iyy the buckling will occur about X-axis
d) The most suitable section for the connecting rod is T-section
48. The crankshaft in an internal combustion engine
a) Is a disk which reciprocates in a cylinder
b) Is used to retain the working fluid and to guide the piston
c) Converts reciprocating motion of the piston into rotary motion and vice versa
d) None of the above
49. Aaa
50. Bbb