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THE KAVERY ENGINEERING COLLEGE

DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING


Engineering Materials & Metallurgy

1 In Brinell hardness tester the load for aluminium is


a 300kg b 1500 kg
c 1000 kg d 500 kg

2 In Brinell hardness testing the timer for loading is


a 1seconds b 2 seconds
c 5 seconds d 15 seconds

3 In Brinell hardness testing the minimum thickness of the specimen should be


a Less than 5 times the depth of impression b Less than 10 times the depth of impression
c Equal to 10 times the depth of impression d More than 10 times the depth of impression

4 Endentor used in Vickers hardness testing machine is


a 25 mm dia ball b 10 mm dia ball
c Diamond square-based pyramid d Conical indentor with 1200 apex angle

5 Angularity of the square base pyramid in Vickers hardness tester is


a 90 b 120
c 136 d 150

6 The property which enables metals to be drawn into wire is known as


a Elastic Deformation b Malleability
c Ductility d Straining

7 Slow plastic deformation of metals under a constant stress is known as


a Fatigue b Proof deformation
c Gradual deformation d Creep

8 In which of the following cases creep is an important consideration?


a Cast iron water pipes b Cycle chains
c Gas turbine blades d Steam engine flywheel

9 The rollers of a cycle chain are subjected to


a Compressive stress b Tensile stress
c Shear stress d Fatigue stress

10 Which of the following is a non-destructive test?


a Izod Impact test b Tensile test
c X-ray test d Cupping test

11 The process of providing zinc coating on steel pipes is known as


a Pickling b Galvanising
c Spheroidising d Cold working
12 Which of the following material can bear sudden and excessive shocks better?
a White iron b Pig iron
c Wrought iron d Cast iron

13 Percentage of carbon is least in case of


A White iron b Pig iron
C Wrought iron d Steel

14 The chemical formula of cementite is


A FeC b Fe3 C
C FeC 3 d Fe2C3

15 Which of the following is not true for cementite?


A It is hard b It is brittle
C It is brilliantly white d It has low melting point

16 Which of the following is usually made of dead mild steel?


A Flanges b Shafts
C Fish plates d Gears

17 Cold worked components are generally subjected to

A Annealing b Hardening
C Shot peenling d Normalising

18 The stainless steels owe their resistance to corrosion to the presence of


A Chromium b Carbon
C Manganese d Sulphur

19 Brass in an alloy of

A Copper and tin b Copper and zinc


C Copper and lead d Copper and nickel

20 Bronze is an alloy
A Copper, lead and tin b Copper, zinc and tin

c Zinc, nickel and tin d Nickel, aluminium and copper

21 Stellite contains
A Cobalt, chromium and tungsten b Cobalt, vanadium and nickel
C Nickel, copper and zinc d Nickel, zinc and aluminium

22 Babbit metal is an alloy of


A Tin, antimony and copper b Tin, antimony and lead
C Tin, copper and lead d Tin, zinc and copper

23 Bell metal is an alloy of


A Coper, tin, lead and zinc b Copper, antimony, aluminium and zinc
C Copper, lead and tin d Copper and tin

24 Invar is an alloy of
A Iron and nickel b Iron and copper
C Iron and zinc d Iron and chromium

25 Modulus of elasticity for steel is approximately


A 1.2 x 106 kg/cm2 b 2 x 106 kg/cm2
C 12 x 106 kg/cm2 d 52 x 106 kg/cm2

26 In which process steel is heated below the critical temperature


A Annealing b Normalizing
C Hardening d Temperting

27 Which of the following is not a hardening process?


A Cyaniding b Nitriding
C Sphcroidizing d Carburising

28 Mild steel is an alloy of iron and carbon with percentage of carbon ranging from
A up to 0.2% b 0.15–0.3
C 0.3–0.5 d above 0.5.

29 IZOD test measures


A hardness b ductility
C impact-strength d grain size.

30 Copper is used for making electrical conductors because it is


A ductile b resists corrosion
C has low resistance d cheap.

31 A small amount of phosphorous is present in


A all bronzes b phosphor-bronze
C tin bronze d beryllium bronze.

32 Which test measures hardness?


A Brinell test b Rockwell test
C Vicker’s test d All of these tests.

33 The object of ‘normalising’ a steel specimen is


A o reduce hardness b to relieve stresses
C to refine structure d to improve ductility

34 The melting point of steel increases with


A reduced carbon content b increased carbon content
C Amount of alloy addition d none of these.
35 The strength of steel increases with increasing carbon %age in the range
A 0–0.8% b 0.8–1.2%
C 1.2–2% d all of these ranges.

36 Aluminium alloys find use in aircraft industry because of


A high strength b low sp. gravity
C good corrosion resistance d good weldability

37 Wrought iron is
A hard b high in strength
C highly resistant to corrosion d heat treated to change its properties

38 An important property of malleable cast iron in comparison to grey cast iron is the high
A compressive strength b ductility
C carbon content d hardness

39 In mottled cast iron, carbon is available in


A free form b combined form
C nodular form d partly in free and partly in combined state

40 Chilled cast iron has


A no graphite b a very high percentage of graphite
graphite as its basic constituent of
C a low percentage of graphite d
composition

41 The crystal structure of gamma iron is


A body centred cubic b face centred cubic
C hexagonal close packed d orthorhombic crystal

42 Cast iron has


its elastic limit close to the ultimate
A high tensile strength b
breaking strength
C high ductility d all of the above

43 The crystal of alpha iron is


A body centred cubic b face centred cubic
C hexagonal close packed d orthorhombic crystal

44 Iron is
A paramagnetic b ferromagnetic
C ferroelectric d dielectric

45 In grey cast iron, carbon is present in the form of


A cementite b free carbon
C Flakes d Spheroids
46 Specify the sequence correctly
A Grain growth, recrystallisation, stress relief b Stress relief, grain growth, recrystallisation
C Stress relief, recrystallisation, grain growth d Grain growth, stress relief, recrystallisation

47 Thermoplastic materials are those materials which


do not become hard with the application of
are formed into shape under heat and pressure
A and results in a permanently hard product b heat and pressure and no chemical change
occurs
are flexible and can withstand considerable are used as a friction lining for clutches and
C d
wear under suitable conditions brakes

48 Which of the following material has maximum ductility?


A Mild steel b Copper
C Nickel d Aluminium

49 An eutectoid steel consists of


A wholly pearlite b wholly austenite
C pearlite and ferrite d pearlite and cementite

50 Cast iron is a
A ductile material b malleable material
C brittle material d tough material

51 The hardness is the property of a material due to which it


A can be drawn into wires b breaks with little permanent distortion
C can cut another metal d can be rolled or hammered into thin sheets

52 Malleable cast iron is produced


A by adding magnesium to molten cast iron b by quick cooling of molten cast iron
C from white cast iron by annealing process d none of these

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