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PROVISIONAL ANSWER KEY

Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspector (AAB) (Advt No. 32/2016-17)


Date of Preliminary Test : 24/12/2016
Subject : AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING (Que 001-300)

001.
(A) (B) Infra-red (C) (D)

002.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

003.
(A) kg/cm 2 (B) mm of water column
(C) pascal (D) dynes/cm 2

004.

(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

005.
(A) zeroth law of thermodynamics (B) first law of thermodynamics
(C) second law of thermodynamics (D) third law of thermodynamics

006.
(A)
(B)

(C)

(D)

007.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

008.

(A) (B)
(C) (D)

009.
(A) Venturimeter (B) Orifice plate
(C) Rotameter (D) Pitot tube
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001. The radiation in the sunlight that gives us the feeling of hotness is
(A) Visible radiation (B) Infra-red (C) Red (D) Ultra-violet

002. Which of the following is not a bio-mass source ?


(A) Gobar gas (B) Coal (C) Wood (D) Nuclear energy

003. The unit of pressure in S.I. units is


(A) kg/cm 2 (B) mm of water column
(C) pascal (D) dynes/cm 2

004. According to Gay-Lussac law for a perfect gas, the absolute pressure of given mass varies
directly as
(A) temperature
(B) absolute temperature
(C) absolute temperature, if volume is kept constant
(D) volume, if temperature is kept constant

005. The basis for measuring thermodynamic property of temperature is given by


(A) zeroth law of thermodynamics (B) first law of thermodynamics
(C) second law of thermodynamics (D) third law of thermodynamics

006. According to Clausius statement of second law of thermodynamics


(A) heat can’t be transferred from low temperature source to high temperature source
(B) heat can be transferred from low temperature to high temperature source by using
refrigeration cycle
(C) heat can be transferred from low temperature to high temperature source if COP of process
is more than unity
(D) heat can’t be transferred from low temperature to high temperature source without the aid of
external energy

007. By which process is solar energy converted into chemical energy ?


(A) Evaporation (B) Greenhouse effect
(C) Photosynthesis (D) None of the three

008. Reciprocating pumps are no more to be seen in industrial applications (in comparison to
centrifugal pumps) because of
(A) high initial and maintenance cost (B) lower discharge
(C) lower speed of operation (D) necessity of air vessel

009. Which of the following instrument can be used for measuring speed of an aeroplane ?
(A) Venturimeter (B) Orifice plate
(C) Rotameter (D) Pitot tube
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010.
(A) mass (B) momentum (C) energy (D) work

011.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

012.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

013.

(A) (B)
(C) (D)

014.
(A) 20° (B) 25° (C) 35° (D)

015.
(A) Upper bracket (B) Lower bracket
(C) Tilt bracket (D) Steering yoke joint

016.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

017.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

018.
(A) Steel rivets (B) Brass rivets
(C) Aluminium screws (D) Steel screws

019.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

020.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)
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010. Bernoulli equation deals with the law of conservation of
(A) mass (B) momentum (C) energy (D) work

011. The battery is an electrochemical device, which means battery


(A) Makes chemicals by mechanical means
(B) Uses chemical action to provide electricity
(C) Has curved plates instead of flat plates
(D) Does not use an electrolyte

012. An over-inflated tyre will wear the tread most near the
(A) Edges (B) Corners (C) Centre (D) None of these

013. Two advantages of using helical gears rather than spur gears in a transmission system are
(A) Strength and cost (B) Strength and less end thrust
(C) Noise level and strength (D) Noise level and economy

014. The temperature at which tyre inflation pressure should be checked is


(A) 20°C (B) 25°C (C) 35°C (D) Ambient temperature

015. In vehicles with tilt steering, the steering column is pivoted in


(A) Upper bracket (B) Lower bracket
(C) Tilt bracket (D) Steering yoke joint

016. One effect of detonation is


(A) Delay in ignition (B) Loss of power
(C) Overheating of engine (D) Overcooling of engine

017. The effect of vapour locking on the brake performance is that the
(A) Brakes function more effectively
(B) Brakes fail completely
(C) Brake operation is delayed after depression of the brake pedal
(D) Vapour locking has no effect on brake performance

018. Clutch facings are usually attached to the plate by


(A) Steel rivets (B) Brass rivets
(C) Aluminium screws (D) Steel screws

019. When the top of the wheel is tilted outward, then it is called
(A) Positive camber (B) Negative camber
(C) Positive caster (D) Negative caster

020. The purpose of transmission in an automobile is


(A) To vary the speed of automobile (B) To vary the torque at the wheels
(C) To vary the power of automobile (D) None of these
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021.
(A) Piston crown (B) Connecting rod
(C) Piston pin boss (D) Piston skirt

022.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

023.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

024.
(A) slider-crank mechanism (B) velocity polygon
(C) acceleration polygon (D) four bar chain mechanism

025.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

026.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

027.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

028.
(A) austenite (B) pearlite (C) ferrite (D) cementite

029.
(A) (B)
(C) 1400°C 1539°C (D) 910°C 1400°C

030.
(A) malleability (B) ductility
(C) surface finish (D) damping characteristics

031.

(A) Thermit welding (B) Electroslag welding


(C) Resistance welding (D) Submerged arc Welding

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021. The lower cylindrical portion of the piston which improves piston cooling performance is
called
(A) Piston crown (B) Connecting rod
(C) Piston pin boss (D) Piston skirt

022. Damper in an automobile is used to


(A) Absorb the energy (B) Dissipate the energy
(C) Release the energy (D) Increase the energy

023. Inertia force acts


(A) perpendicular to the acceleration (B) along the direction of acceleration
(C) opposite to the direction of acceleration (D) none of the above

024. Klein’s construction gives a graphical construction for


(A) slider-crank mechanism (B) velocity polygon
(C) acceleration polygon (D) four bar chain mechanism

025. A circle passing through the pitch point with its center at the center of cam axis is known as
(A) pitch circle (B) base circle (C) prime circle (D) outer circle

026. A stud
(A) has a head on one end and a nut fitted to the other
(B) has head at one end and other end fits into a tapped hole in the other part to be joined
(C) has both the ends threaded
(D) requires locking nuts

027. Mild steel belongs to the following category


(A) low carbon steel (B) medium carbon steel
(C) high carbon steel (D) all of these

028. Which of the following constituents of steels is softest and least strong ?
(A) austenite (B) pearlite (C) ferrite (D) cementite

029. Gamma iron exits at following temperature


(A) room temperature (B) near melting point
(C) between 1400°C and 1539°C (D) between 910°C and 1400°C

030. The unique property of cast iron is its high


(A) malleability (B) ductility
(C) surface finish (D) damping characteristics

031. What type of fusion welding process is used for welding sheet metals of all engineering
metals (except Cu, Ag) in automobile and air craft industries, pipe and tubing production ?
(A) Thermit welding (B) Electroslag welding
(C) Resistance welding (D) Submerged arc welding
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032.

(A) Fusion (B) Straight polarity


(C) Forward welding (D) Reverse polarity

033.

(A) (B)
(C) (D)

034.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

035.
(A) Single view projection (B) Two view projection
(C) Multi view projection (D)

036.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

037.
(A) Actual Size (B) Dimensioned size
(C) Production size (D) Basic size

038.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

039.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

040.
(A) kinematic viscosity (B) surface tension
(C) bulk modulus (D) strain

041.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

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032. In DC arc welding, if leads are arranged in work as Positive pole of the welding arc and
electrode as Negative pole of the welding arc, the arrangement is known as
(A) Fusion (B) Straight polarity
(C) Forward welding (D) Reverse polarity

033. What is the type of joining process called, where the parts to be welded are kept in contact
and rotated relative to each other and axial pressure is applied when the desired temperature
is obtained ?
(A) Ultrasonic welding (B) Forge welding
(C) Electron beam welding (D) Friction welding

034. In a shaper
(A) Tool is stationary and work reciprocates
(B) Work is stationary and tool reciprocates
(C) Tool moves over stationary work
(D) Tool moves over reciprocating work

035. Orthographic projection is also known as


(A) Single view projection (B) Two view projection
(C) Multi view projection (D) All of the above

036. The distance a screw thread advances axially in one turn is the
(A) Lead (B) Pitch (C) Turn (D) Crest

037. This is the theoretically exact size from which limits of size are determined
(A) Actual Size (B) Dimensioned size
(C) Production size (D) Basic size

038. The coefficient of friction depends on


(A) area of contact (B) shape of surfaces
(C) strength of surfaces (D) nature of surface

039. Limiting force of friction is the


(A) tangent of angle between normal-reaction and the resultant of normal reaction and limiting
friction
(B) ratio of limiting friction and normal reaction
(C) the friction force acting when the body is just about to move
(D) the friction force acting when the body is in motion

040. Which of the following has no unit ?


(A) kinematic viscosity (B) surface tension
(C) bulk modulus (D) strain

041. When shear force at a point is zero, then bending moment is __________ at that point.
(A) zero (B) minimum (C) maximum (D) infinity
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042.
(A) cantilever beams (B) simply supported beams
(C) overhanging beams (D) fixed beams

043.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

044.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

045.
(A) 4 – 6 kg/cm2 and 200 – 250°C
(B) 6 – 12 kg/cm2 and 250 – 350°C
(C) 12 – 20 kg/cm2 and 350 – 450°C
(D) 20 – 30 kg/cm2 and 450 – 500°C

046.
(A) 500 – 1000°C (B) 1000 – 1500°C
(C) 1500 – 2000°C (D) 2000 – 2500°C

047.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

048.
(A) homogeneous (B) heterogeneous
(C) both (A) and (B) (D) laminar

049.
(A) 180° (B) 125° (C) 235° (D) 200°

050.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

051.
(A) (B)
(C) scavenging (D) supercharging
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042. The point of contraflexure occurs in
(A) cantilever beams (B) simply supported beams
(C) overhanging beams (D) fixed beams

043. If the intake air temperature of I.C. engine increases, its efficiency will
(A) increase (B) decrease (C) remain same (D) unpredictable

044. In a typical medium speed 4-stroke cycle diesel engine the inlet valve
(A) opens at 20° before top dead center and closes at 35° after the bottom dead center
(B) opens at top dead center and closes at bottom dead center
(C) opens at 10° after top dead center and closes 20° before the bottom dead center
(D) may open or close anywhere

045. The pressure and temperature at the end of compression stroke in a petrol engine are of
the order of
(A) 4 – 6 kg/cm2 and 200 – 250°C
(B) 6 – 12 kg/cm2 and 250 – 350°C
(C) 12 – 20 kg/cm2 and 350 – 450°C
(D) 20 – 30 kg/cm2 and 450 – 500°C

046. The maximum temperature in the I.C. engine cylinder is of the order of
(A) 500 – 1000°C (B) 1000 – 1500°C
(C) 1500 – 2000°C (D) 2000 – 2500°C

047. The thermal efficiency of a diesel cycle having fixed compression ratio, with increase in
cut-off ratio will
(A) increase
(B) decrease
(C) be independent
(D) may increase or decrease depending on other factors

048. Combustion in compression ignition engines is


(A) homogeneous (B) heterogeneous
(C) both (A) and (B) (D) laminar

049. The inlet valve of a four stroke cycle I.C. engine remains open for nearly
(A) 180° (B) 125° (C) 235° (D) 200°

050. Which of the following is not an internal combustion engine ?


(A) 2-stroke petrol engine (B) 4-stroke petrol engine
(C) diesel engine (D) steam turbine

051. The output of a diesel engine can be increased without increasing the engine revolution or
size in following way
(A) feeding more fuel (B) increasing flywheel size
(C) scavenging (D) supercharging
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052.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

053.
(A) Diesel cycle (B) Otto cycle
(C) Dual combustion cycle (D) Special type of air cycle

054.
(A) organic fuel (B) biogas
(C) fossil fuel (D) underground fuel

055.
(A) clearance volume (B) volumetric efficiency
(C) ignition time (D) effective compression ratio

056.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

057.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

058.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

059.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

060.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

061.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

062.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)
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052. As a result of detonation in an I.C. engine, following parameter attains very high value
(A) peak pressure (B) rate of rise of pressure
(C) rate of rise of temperature (D) peak temperature

053. Most high speed compression engines operate on


(A) Diesel cycle (B) Otto cycle
(C) Dual combustion cycle (D) Special type of air cycle

054. Fuel formed under the earth’s surface by the decomposition of organic matter is called
(A) organic fuel (B) biogas
(C) fossil fuel (D) underground fuel

055. The accumulation of carbon in a cylinder results in increase of


(A) clearance volume (B) volumetric efficiency
(C) ignition time (D) effective compression ratio

056. Which of the following medium is compressed in a Diesel engine cylinder ?


(A) air alone (B) air and fuel
(C) air and lub oil (D) fuel alone

057. The air-fuel ratio of the petrol engine is controlled by


(A) fuel pump (B) governor (C) injector (D) carburetor

058. Diesel fuel, compared to petrol is


(A) less difficult to ignite (B) just about the same difficult to ignite
(C) more difficult to ignite (D) highly ignitable

059. A 75 CC engine has following parameter as 75 CC


(A) fuel tank capacity (B) lub oil capacity
(C) swept volume (D) cylinder volume

060. Engine pistons are usually made of aluminium alloy because it


(A) is lighter (B) wears less
(C) absorbs shocks (D) is stronger

061. The specific fuel consumption of a petrol engine compared to diesel engine of same H.P. is
(A) same
(B) more
(C) less
(D) less or more depending on operating conditions

062. The magneto in an automobile is basically


(A) transformer (B) D.C. generator
(C) capacitor (D) magnetic circuit
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063.
(A)

(B)
(C)
(D)

064.
(A) plane mirror (B) convex lens
(C) concave lens (D)

065.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

066.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

067.
(A) 45 kJ/kg (B) 46 kJ/kg (C) 47 kJ/kg (D) 48 kJ/kg

068.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

069.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

070.
(A) rectilinear flow (B) radial flow
(C) free vortex motion (D) forced vortex

071.
(A) straight
(B) bent forward
(C) bent backward
(D) bent forward first and then backward

072.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

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063. Flash point of fuel oil is
(A) minimum temperature to which oil is heated in order to give off inflammable vapours in
sufficient quantity to ignite momentarily when brought in contact with a flame
(B) temperature at which it solidifies or congeals
(C) temperature at which it catches fire without external aid
(D) indicated by 90% distillation temperature, i.e. when 90% of sample oil has distilled off

064. The efficiency of the solar cooker can be increased by placing a


(A) plane mirror (B) convex lens
(C) concave lens (D) none of these

065. Which of the following is not combustible ?


(A) oxygen (B) hydrogen (C) butane (D) methane

066. Energy from gravitational field is energy obtained from


(A) wind (B) biomass (C) coal (D) tides

067. What is the calorific value of diesel ?


(A) 45 kJ/kg (B) 46 kJ/kg (C) 47 kJ/kg (D) 48 kJ/kg

068. A substance which produces a lot of heat on burning is called


(A) oxidising agent (B) biogas
(C) biomass (D) fuel

069. Which of the following variables controls the physical properties of a perfect gas ?
(A) pressure (B) temperature (C) volume (D) all of the above

070. In a centrifugal pump casing, the flow of water leaving the impeller, is
(A) rectilinear flow (B) radial flow
(C) free vortex motion (D) forced vortex

071. The efficiency of a centrifugal pump is maximum when its blades are
(A) straight
(B) bent forward
(C) bent backward
(D) bent forward first and then backward

072. Air vessels in reciprocating pump are used to


(A) smoothen flow (B) reduce acceleration to minimum
(C) increase pump efficiency (D) save pump from cavitation
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073.
(A) incompressible (B) viscous and incompressible
(C) inviscous and compressible (D) inviscous and incompressible

074.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

075.
(A) Tube type and tubeless (B) Solid and tubeless
(C) Air and pneumatic (D) Split rim and drop centre

076.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

077.
(A) Indicated power (B) Brake power
(C) Frictional power (D)

078.
(A) High octane petrol (B) Low octane petrol
(C) Unleaded petrol (D) Blended fuel

079.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

080.
(A) Suction exhaust power compression
(B) Suction power compression exhaust
(C) Suction compression power exhaust
(D) Exhaust compression power suction

081.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

082.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

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073. A fluid is said to be ideal, if it is
(A) incompressible (B) viscous and incompressible
(C) inviscous and compressible (D) inviscous and incompressible

074. The temperature indicating instrument in vehicles indicates the temperature of


(A) Engine piston (B) Engine cylinder
(C) Lubricating oil (D) Jacket cooling water

075. Two general types of tyres are


(A) Tube type and tubeless (B) Solid and tubeless
(C) Air and pneumatic (D) Split rim and drop centre

076. The motion of the cam is transferred to the valves through


(A) Pistons (B) Rocker arms
(C) Camshaft pulley (D) Valve stems

077. The power actually developed inside the engine cylinder is called as
(A) Indicated power (B) Brake power
(C) Frictional power (D) None of these

078. Petrol that detonates easily is called


(A) High octane petrol (B) Low octane petrol
(C) Unleaded petrol (D) Blended fuel

079. The advantage of a tubeless tyre over tube type tyre is


(A) Slow air leakage (B) Better fuel efficiency
(C) Less chances of running flat (D) All of these

080. The sequence order of events in a four stroke engine is


(A) Suction exhaust power compression
(B) Suction power compression exhaust
(C) Suction compression power exhaust
(D) Exhaust compression power suction

081. A maintenance free battery


(A) Has lead-antimony plate grid (B) Has lead-calcium plate grid
(C) Does not contain acid (D) Does not contain water

082. The painting of automobiles is done to


(A) Prevent rust from growing on the body
(B) Improve its external appearance
(C) Retain the characteristics of steel for long
(D) All of these
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083.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

084.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

085.
(A) Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF)
(B) Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
(C) Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW)
(D) American Petroleum Institute (API)

086.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

087.
(A) Indicator diagram (B) Axial force diagram
(C) Valve timing diagram (D) None of these

088.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

089.
(A) Gross vehicle width (B) Gross vehicle weight
(C) Gross vehicle wheel base (D) Gross vehicle wheel track

090.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

091.

(A) Too lean mixture (B) Stoichiometric mixture


(C) Most economical mixture (D) Too rich mixture

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083. The main feature of Macpherson strut suspension is that
(A) The vertical size of the suspension can be made more compact
(B) Non vertical external forces are supported by the suspension arms
(C) The unsprung mass in lighter
(D) The assembly is slightly more complicated in design

084. If the air-fuel mixture ignites before the spark takes place at spark plug, the condition is
called
(A) Detonation (B) Ignition (C) Pre-ignition (D) Rumble

085. The engine oil viscosity is defined by ___________ ratings.


(A) Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF)
(B) Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
(C) Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW)
(D) American Petroleum Institute (API)

086. The vehicle ride will be comfortable if


(A) Unsprung mass is kept minimum (B) Sprung mass is kept minimum
(C) Vehicle mass is kept minimum (D) All of these

087. The diagram which shows the correct crank positions corresponding to the opening and
closing of the valves, is known as
(A) Indicator diagram (B) Axial force diagram
(C) Valve timing diagram (D) None of these

088. During braking, the brake shoe is moved outward to force the lining against the
(A) Wheel piston or cylinder (B) Anchor pin
(C) Brake drum (D) Wheel rim or axle

089. In automobiles G.V.W. refers to


(A) Gross vehicle width (B) Gross vehicle weight
(C) Gross vehicle wheel base (D) Gross vehicle wheel track

090. The engine oil level should be checked


(A) Immediately after the ignition switch is turned off
(B) While the engine is running
(C) A few minutes after the ignition switch is turned off
(D) While the engine is running at high idle speed

091. If the spark plug deposit indicates black coating of soot, it indicates that the engine has
been generally operating on
(A) Too lean mixture (B) Stoichiometric mixture
(C) Most economical mixture (D) Too rich mixture
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092.
(A) Release chamber (B) Balancer
(C) Relief valve (D) Stop valve

093.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

094.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

095. Automobile steering gear


(A) higher pair (B) sliding pair (C) turning pair (D) lower pair

096.
(A) Wear resistance (B) Red hardness (C) Toughness (D)

097.

(A) (B)
(C) (D) flywheel

098.
(A)

(B)
(C)
(D)

099.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

100.
(A) 1000 km (B) 4000 km (C) 6000 km (D) 10,000 km
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092. In a forced feed lubrication system, the device used to guard against excessive oil pressure,
is known as
(A) Release chamber (B) Balancer
(C) Relief valve (D) Stop valve

093. The purpose of a balancer shaft is to


(A) Balance the timing in the movement of the two groups of pistons
(B) Increase inertia force of the rotating crankshaft
(C) Reduce vibrations caused by the crankshaft rotation
(D) Adjusts the timing of the intake and exhaust valve openings

094. The function of a radiator fan in the cooling system is that


(A) It blows air through the radiator when necessary
(B) It is turned by wind force as the vehicle moves forward, and its rotation drives the water
pump
(C) It cools the engine by blowing air onto the cylinder block
(D) It draws heat out of the engine compartment

095. Automobile steering gear is an example of


(A) higher pair (B) sliding pair (C) turning pair (D) lower pair

096. The tool material, for faster machining, should have


(A) Wear resistance (B) Red hardness (C) Toughness (D) All of these

097. Diesel engine can work on very lean air fuel ratio of the order of 30 :1. A petrol engine can
also work on such a lean ratio provided
(A) it is properly designed (B) best quality fuel is used
(C) can not work as it is impossible (D) flywheel size is proper

098. Pour point of fuel oil is the


(A) minimum temperature to which oil is heated in order to give off inflammable vapours in
sufficient quantity to ignite momentarily when brought in contact with a flame
(B) temperature at which it solidifies or congeals
(C) it catches fire without external aid
(D) indicated by 90% distillation temperature i.e., when 90% of sample oil has distilled off

099. A front stabilizer bar is used to


(A) Increase vehicle load carrying capacity
(B) Provide a softer ride
(C) Control suspension movement and body roll
(D) All of the above

100. The tyre rotation is generally done at


(A) 1000 km (B) 4000 km (C) 6000 km (D) 10,000 km
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101.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

102.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

103.

(A) Thermal Stress (B) Tensile Stress


(C) Shear stress (D) Compressive stress

104.
(A) Thermal Stress (B) Bending
(C) Tensile Stress (D) No Stress

105.
(A) Inside admission valve (B) Outside admission valve
(C) Piston slide valve (D) None of above

106.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

107.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

108.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

109.
(A) Benzene (B) Iso-octane (C) Alcohol (D) n-heptane

110.
(A) 1-3-4-2 (B) 1-2-3-4 (C) 1-3-2-4 (D) 1-2-4-3

111.
(A) Flywheel (B)
(C) (D)

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101. In mechanical refrigeration system, the refrigerant has the maximum temperature
(A) In evaporator (B) Before expansion valve
(C) Between compressor and condenser (D) Between condenser and evaporator

102. The Co-efficient of restitution for inelastic bodies is


(A) One (B) Between zero and one
(C) Zero (D) More than one

103. When a bar is subjected to a change of temperature and its deformation is prevented, the
stress induced in the bar is
(A) Thermal Stress (B) Tensile Stress
(C) Shear stress (D) Compressive stress

104. If a material expands freely due to heating, it will develop


(A) Thermal Stress (B) Bending
(C) Tensile Stress (D) No Stress

105. The D-slide valve is also known as


(A) Inside admission valve (B) Outside admission valve
(C) Piston slide valve (D) None of above

106. Binding wire used to support the joints for soldering is made of
(A) Aluminium (B) Copper (C) Soft iron (D) Tin

107. Least shrinkage allowances provided in the case of following


(A) Brass (B) Steel (C) Aluminium (D) Cast Iron

108. Ball bearings are usually made of


(A) Low carbon steel (B) High Carbon steel
(C) Medium Carbon steel (D) Chrome steel

109. Which of the following fuel has little tendency towards detonation ?
(A) Benzene (B) Iso-octane (C) Alcohol (D) n-heptane

110. The most popular firing order in case of four cylinder In-line I.C. Engine
(A) 1-3-4-2 (B) 1-2-3-4 (C) 1-3-2-4 (D) 1-2-4-3

111. A two stroke engine is usually identified by


(A) Size of flywheel (B) Weight of engine
(C) Absence of valves (D) Location of fuel tank
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112.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

113.
(A) 0.025 ev (B) 0.25 ev (C) 0.0025 ev (D) 0.00025 ev

114.
(A) Closed system (B) Open system
(C) Heterogeneous system (D) Isolated system

115.
(A) Nominal temperature and pressure (B) Natural temperature and pressure
(C) Normal Thermodynamic pressure (D) Normal temperature and pressure

116.
(A) Entropy (B) Kinetic Energy
(C) Internal Energy (D)

117. Willian’s line


(A) Speed (B) I.P. (C) F.P. (D) B.P.

118.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

119.
(A) The base (B) The emitter
(C) The collector (D)

120.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

121.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

122.

(A) (B) (C) (D)

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112. Energy resources derived from natural organic materials are called
(A) Geothermal energy sources (B) Fossil fuels
(C) Biomass (D) All of above

113. The energy of a thermal neutron is about


(A) 0.025 ev (B) 0.25 ev (C) 0.0025 ev (D) 0.00025 ev

114. Mixture of ice and water form a


(A) Closed system (B) Open system
(C) Heterogeneous system (D) Isolated system

115. The term N.T.P. stands for


(A) Nominal temperature and pressure (B) Natural temperature and pressure
(C) Normal Thermodynamic pressure (D) Normal temperature and pressure

116. Which of the following is Extensive property ?


(A) Entropy (B) Kinetic Energy
(C) Internal Energy (D) All of above

117. Willian’s line is curve plotted of steam consumption rate in steam engine versus
(A) Speed (B) I.P. (C) F.P. (D) B.P.

118. Engine indicators not having any inertia effects are


(A) Mechanical type (B) Electrical type
(C) Optical type (D) None of these

119. A transistor is controlled by the current at


(A) The base (B) The emitter
(C) The collector (D) Both the emitter and collector

120. A Zener diode is used for


(A) Rectification of current
(B) Voltage regulation
(C) Blocking the current flow in reverse direction
(D) All of the above

121. A thermistor is used in an alternator regulator to


(A) Control maximum voltage (B) Control maximum current
(C) Compensate for temperature change (D) All of the above

122. The charging voltage at the start of the engine is _________ when the engine is running on
load.
(A) Lower (B) Higher (C) Same (D) All of the above
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123.
(A) Series wound (B) Series-shunt wound
(C) Shunt wound (D)

124.
(A) Armature (B) Commutator (C) Brush (D) Pole shoes

125.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

126.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

127.
(A) ply separation (B)
(C) (D)

128.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

129.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

130.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

131.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

132.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

133.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

134.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)
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123. Automotive starting motors are
(A) Series wound (B) Series-shunt wound
(C) Shunt wound (D) Both (A) and (B) above

124. In a stator motor the field winding are wound around


(A) Armature (B) Commutator (C) Brush (D) Pole shoes

125. Most commonly used power plant on automobile is


(A) Gas turbine (B) I.C. Engine (C) Battery (D) None of these

126. The gas used in modern shock absorber is


(A) Nitrogen (B) Oxygen (C) Hydrogen (D) Carbon dioxide

127. The purpose of tyre rotation on automobiles is to


(A) Avoid ply separation (B) Equalize wear
(C) Get better ride (D) None of the above

128. In IC engine most difficult gasket sealing problems occurs at the


(A) Head (B) Oil paint (C) Timing cover (D) Intake manifold

129. Sequence of coolant circulation in IC engine is


(A) Pump-radiator-block-head (B) Pump-block-head-radiator
(C) Pump-block-radiator-head (D) Pump-radiator-head-block

130. The function of quench area in the wedge-shaped combustion chamber is to


(A) Improve the compression ratio
(B) Cool the end gases
(C) Decrease the volume of combustion chamber
(D) Increase the area of combustion chamber

131. The example of a ‘variable venturi’ type carburetor is the


(A) Carter Carburetor (B) Solex Carburetor
(C) S.U. Carburetor (D) Zenith Carburetor

132. The number of positive plates in a battery cell is


(A) One more than the negative plates (B) One less than the negative plates
(C) Two more than the negative plates (D) Two less than the negative plates

133. With the increase of battery temperature, the specific gravity of electrolyte
(A) Increase (B) Decrease (C) Stays the same (D) Change the colour

134. In case of engines backfiring, the PCV valves


(A) Open maximum (B) Closes
(C) Disintegrates (D) Sticks in the center positions

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135.
(A) HC (B) CO (C) NO x (D) SO 2

136.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

137.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

138.
(A) Hydrodynamic lubrication theory (B) Boundary lubrication theory
(C) Elasto-hydrodynamic theory (D) Hydro resistance flow theory

139.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

140.
(A) Polymer (B) Alkylated
(C) Thermally cracked (D) Catalytically

141.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

142.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

143.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

144.
(A) Dry bulb depression (B) Wet bulb depression
(C) Dew point depression (D) Degree of saturation
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135. The three way catalytic converter, the first converter controls
(A) HC (B) CO (C) NO x (D) SO 2

136. In frames, the impact load is taken by


(A) Banjo-frames (B) Bumper
(C) Dumb iron (D) Cross member in the middle of frame

137. Type of frame preferred for a rear engine automobile is


(A) Backbone frame (B) Tubular frame
(C) CAD frame (D) Integral frame

138. A thick oil film establishes between a journal and the bearing bush according to
(A) Hydrodynamic lubrication theory (B) Boundary lubrication theory
(C) Elasto-hydrodynamic theory (D) Hydro resistance flow theory

139. A high volatile petrol is desired for


(A) Easy storage (B) Avoiding vapour-lock
(C) Easy starting (D) Fuel economy

140. A super premium grade petrol is prepared by blending large proportion of ________ gasoline.
(A) Polymer (B) Alkylated
(C) Thermally cracked (D) Catalytically

141. Multiple jet compensation is a provision for


(A) Overcoming difficulties at different speeds in petrol engines
(B) Multi-port fuel injection on petrol engines
(C) Advanced electronic fuel injection system on petrol engine
(D) Efficient operation of superchargers at high altitude

142. A car is negotiating a leftward curve. In this case


(A) The right side wheels will be the outer wheels
(B) The right side wheels will exert pressure on the road
(C) The right half axle will run at same speed as the left half axle
(D) Differential is locked

143. The direction of flow of water through the radiator of a thermo syphon cooling system is
from the
(A) Top to the bottom (B) Bottom to the top
(C) Front to the back (D) Back to the front

144. The difference between dry bulb temperature and dew point temperature is called
(A) Dry bulb depression (B) Wet bulb depression
(C) Dew point depression (D) Degree of saturation
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145.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

146.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

147.
(A) Charle’s law (B) Joule’s law
(C) Regnault’s law (D) Boyle’s law

148.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

149.
(A) (B)
(C) (D) E.C.M.

150.
(A) Antilock Braking System (B) Automatic Braking System
(C) Antifriction Bearing System (D) Antiskid Braking System

151.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

152.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

153.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

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145. The function of a first compression ring (top ring) is that it
(A) Increase the combustion temperature
(B) Creates swirl
(C) Maintains a seal and prevents the fuel leakage
(D) Maintain a seal and prevents escape of burned gases and loss of pressure in the combustion
chamber

146. The path taken by intake air is


(A) Carburetor (or throttle body) air cleaner intake manifold intake ports cylinders
(B) Air cleaner carburetor (or throttle body) intake ports intake manifold cylinder
(C) Air cleaner intake manifold carburetor (or throttle body) intake ports cylinder
(D) Air cleaner carburetor (or throttle body) intake manifold intake ports cylinder

147. Which law states that the internal energy of a gas is a function of temperature ?
(A) Charle’s law (B) Joule’s law
(C) Regnault’s law (D) Boyle’s law

148. Absolute zero pressure will occur


(A) Sea level
(B) At the center of the earth
(C) When molecular momentum of the system becomes zero
(D) Under vacuum condition

149. In M.P.F.I. engine which component is not present ?


(A) Spark Plug (B) Carburetor
(C) Ignition system (D) E.C.M.

150. What is meant by A.B.S. ?


(A) Antilock Braking System (B) Automatic Braking System
(C) Antifriction Bearing System (D) Antiskid Braking System

151. The following is not a friction clutch


(A) Fluid Clutch (B) Centrifugal Clutch
(C) Cone Clutch (D) Disc Clutch

152. In Disc Clutch, engine flywheel acts as a


(A) Driving plate (B) Driven Plate
(C) Pressure Plate (D) None of the above

153. Overdrive is placed


(A) Before gear box (B) In between propeller shaft and gear box
(C) After propeller shaft (D) In between engine and gear box

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154.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

155.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

156.
(A) 155-80-R-13 (B) R-155-80-13 (C) 155-80-13-R (D) 155-R-80-13

157.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

158.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

159.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

160.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

161.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)
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154. The best fuels for compression ignition engines are
(A) Straight chain paraffin (B) Aromatics
(C) Branched chain paraffin (D) Naphthalene

155. Orsat meter is used for


(A) Gravimetric analysis of the flue gases
(B) Volumetric analysis of the flue gases
(C) Mass flow of the flue gases
(D) Measuring smoke density of flue gases

156. The following represents the correct specification of a tyre


(A) 155-80-R-13 (B) R-155-80-13 (C) 155-80-13-R (D) 155-R-80-13

157. Drive (Live) axles


(A) Are simple beams which supports the vehicle
(B) Are usually the front axles
(C) Contain differential
(D) All of the above

158. The stabilizers (sway bars) are


(A) Alloy steel bars
(B) Used to connect shock absorber operating arms
(C) Placed parallel to cross members
(D) All of the above

159. It is necessary to maintain the valve clearances as they


(A) Allow for lengthening of the valve owing to the heat of combustion
(B) Reduce the resistance to sliding that occurs between the cam and the tappet
(C) Increase the speed at which the valves move up and down
(D) Make the crankshaft turn smoothly

160. The oil consumption may be high due to the reason


(A) Loose bearing
(B) Tapered or cut of round cylinders
(C) Worm Piston rings
(D) All are correct

161. The valve seat made in the engine is


(A) Wide seat (B) Narrow seat
(C) Interference seat (D) All are correct

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162.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

163.
(A) P-level housed (B) S-level housed
(C) T-level housed (D) L-level housed

164.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

165.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

166.
(A) X (B) Y (C) Z (D) T

167.
(A) >1 (B) <1 (C) =1 (D) =0

168.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

169.
(A) Orthographic projections (B) Isometric projections
(C) Oblique projection (D) Perspective projection

170.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

171.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

172.
(A) Shock absorber (B) Torsion bar
(C) Spring (D) Radius rod
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162. The cause of the fault ‘Clutch Grabing’ is
(A) Oily Clutch facing (B) Loose or broken engine foundation
(C) Both (A) and (B) correct (D) None of these

163. The shape of single cable brake is


(A) P-level housed (B) S-level housed
(C) T-level housed (D) L-level housed

164. What are the remedies of the cause ‘lack of brake oil’ ?
(A) Adjust the brake shoes (B) Top up brake oil
(C) Fit the new lining (D) All are correct

165. What is the cause of brake pedal spongy fault ?


(A) Air in hydraulic system (B) Improper brake system
(C) Both (A) and (B) correct (D) None of the above

166. _______ Section is the cross section of the brake shoe.


(A) X (B) Y (C) Z (D) T

167. Eccentricity for ellipse is


(A) >1 (B) <1 (C) =1 (D) =0

168. Perpendicular bisectors of two chord of a circle


(A) Intersect on a point on the circle (B) Intersect on center of the circle
(C) Intersect outside of the circle (D) Do not intersect

169. In which of the following methods of projection, 3 dimensional pictorial view of an objects is
not seen ?
(A) Orthographic projections (B) Isometric projections
(C) Oblique projection (D) Perspective projection

170. Wet bulb temperature is the temperature of air recorded by a thermometer, when
(A) It is not affected by the moisture present in the air
(B) Its bulb is surrounded by a wet cloth exposed to the air
(C) The moisture present in it begins to condense
(D) None of the above

171. The following type of radiator matrices has greatest structural strength?
(A) Film type (B) Tube and flat fin type
(C) Tube and corrugated type (D) None of the above

172. ‘Damper’ is also known as


(A) Shock absorber (B) Torsion bar
(C) Spring (D) Radius rod
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173.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

174.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

175.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

176.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

177.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

178.
(A) flat (B) contoured (C) slanted (D) depressed

179.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

180.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

181.
(A) 1/2 (B) 1 (C) 2 (D) 4

182.

(A) (B) (C) (D)

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173. A battery can be charged by
(A) Adding distilled water
(B) Adding sulphuric acid
(C) Applying voltage in the reverse direction to that of charging
(D) Applying a voltage in the same direction to that of charging

174. The vapour compression refrigerator employs the following cycle


(A) Rankine (B) Carnot
(C) Reversed Rankine (D) Reversed Carnot

175. The efficiency of a Carnot engine depends on


(A) working substance (B) design of engine
(C) size of engine (D) temperatures of source and sink

176. In compression ignition engines, swirl denotes a


(A) Haphazard motion of the gases in the chamber
(B) Rotary motion of the gases in the chamber
(C) Radial motion of the gases in the chamber
(D) None of the above

177. The knocking in spark ignition engines can be reduced by


(A) Retarding the spark (B) Increasing the engine speed
(C) Both (A) and (B) (D) None of these

178. In loop scavenging, the top of the piston is


(A) flat (B) contoured (C) slanted (D) depressed

179. Which of the following is the lightest and most volatile liquid fuel ?
(A) diesel (B) kerosene (C) fuel oil (D) gasoline

180. Compression ratio of I.C. engines is


(A) the ratio of volumes of air in cylinder before compression stroke and after compression
stroke
(B) volume displaced by piston per stroke and clearance volume in cylinder
(C) ratio of pressure after compression and before compression
(D) swept volume/cylinder volume

181. The working cycle in case of four stroke engine is completed in following number of revolutions
of crankshaft
(A) 1/2 (B) 1 (C) 2 (D) 4

182. For steel, the ultimate strength in shear as compared to in tension is nearly
(A) same (B) half (C) one-third (D) two-third
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183.
(A) ideal materials (B) uniform materials
(C) isotropic materials (D) real materials

184.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

185.

(A) limiting friction (B) sliding friction


(C) rolling friction (D) kinematic friction

186.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

187.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

188.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

189.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

190.
(A) Clearance (B) Interference
(C) Allowance (D)

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183. The materials having same elastic properties in all directions are called
(A) ideal materials (B) uniform materials
(C) isotropic materials (D) real materials

184. In actual machines


(A) mechanical advantage is greater than velocity ratio
(B) mechanical advantage is equal to velocity ratio
(C) mechanical advantage is less than velocity ratio
(D) mechanical advantage is unity

185. The maximum frictional force which comes into play when a body just begins to slide over
another surface is called
(A) limiting friction (B) sliding friction
(C) rolling friction (D) kinematic friction

186. Center of gravity of a thin hollow cone lies on the axis at a height of
(A) one-fourth of the total height above base
(B) one-third of the total height above base
(C) one-half of the total height above base
(D) three-eighth of the total height above the base

187. If a number of forces act simultaneously on a particle, it is possible


(A) not a replace them by a single force
(B) to replace them by a single force
(C) to replace them by a single force through C.G.
(D) to replace them by a couple

188. The designation M 35 × 2 of a bolt means


(A) metric threads of 35 nos in 2 cm
(B) metric threads with cross-section of 35 mm
(C) metric threads of 35 mm outside diameter and 2 mm pitch
(D) none of the above

189. The most common application of float system is


(A) To monitor the fuel tank level in motor vehicle
(B) To monitor the flow of solid
(C) To monitor the flow of liquid
(D) All of these

190. The amount by which the actual size of a shaft is larger than the actual size of mating hole
in an assembly
(A) Clearance (B) Interference
(C) Allowance (D) None of the above
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191.

(A) (B) (C) (D)

192.
(A) Truing (B) Dressing (C) Facing (D) Clearing

193.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

194.
(A) (B) Hypo eutectoid steel
(C) Hyper eutectoid steel (D)

195.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

196.
(A) F.C.C. (B) B.C.C.
(C) H.C.P. (D) Orthorhombic crystalline structure

197.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

198.
(A) 0.02% (B) 0.3% (C) 0.63% (D) 0.8%

199.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

200.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

201.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

202.
(A) (B) (C) (D)
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191. The section view drawing in which one fourth of an object has been marked for removal is
known as a ________ section.
(A) Full (B) Half (C) Quarter (D) None of the above

192. The process of improving the cutting action of the grinding wheel is called
(A) Truing (B) Dressing (C) Facing (D) Clearing

193. In up-cut milling the work piece is fed


(A) Against the rotating cutter (B) At angle of 60° to the cutter
(C) In the direction of the cutter (D) At the right angle to the cutter

194. If a particular Fe-C alloy contains less than 0.80% carbon, it is called
(A) High speed steel (B) Hypo eutectoid steel
(C) Hyper eutectoid steel (D) Cast iron

195. If the flame of the welding torch is directed towards the progress of welding, then what will
you call the welding technique ?
(A) Forehand welding (B) Flux cored ARC welding
(C) Electro slag welding (D) Pulsed spray welding

196. The crystal structure of brass is


(A) F.C.C. (B) B.C.C.
(C) H.C.P. (D) Orthorhombic crystalline structure

197. Pipes for bicycle frames are made of


(A) cold rolled steel (B) hot rolled steel (C) forged steel (D) cast steel

198. Eutectoid steel contains following percentage of carbon


(A) 0.02% (B) 0.3% (C) 0.63% (D) 0.8%

199. In which of the following cases, consideration of creep is important ?


(A) flywheel of steam engine (B) cycle chains
(C) gas turbine blades (D) piston I.C. engine

200. Idler pulley is used


(A) for changing the direction of motion of the belt
(B) for applying tension
(C) for increasing -velocity ratio
(D) all of the above

201. The Hydroelectric power-station on river Tapi in Gujarat is


(A) Ukai (B) Dhuvaran (C) Panam (D) Kadana

202. The unit of length in S.I. units is


(A) meter (B) centimeter (C) kilometer (D) millimeter
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203.
(A) PV = nRT (B) PV = mRT (C) PV = C (D) PV = KRT

204. ‘Closed System’


(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

205. Thermodynamics
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

206.
(A) Carnot cycle (B) Joule cycle (C) Rankine cycle (D) Otto cycle

207.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

208.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

209.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

210.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

211.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

212.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

213.
(A)
(B)
(C)

(D)
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203. General gas equation is
(A) PV = nRT (B) PV = mRT (C) PV = C (D) PV = KRT

204. A closed system is one in which


(A) mass does not cross boundaries of the system, though energy may do so
(B) mass crosses the boundary but not the energy
(C) neither mass nor energy crosses the boundaries of the system
(D) both energy and mass cross the boundaries of the system

205. According to first law of thermodynamics


(A) work done by a system is equal to heat transferred by the system
(B) total internal energy of a system during a process remains constant
(C) internal energy, enthalpy and entropy during a process remain constant
(D) total energy of a system remains constant

206. Thermal power plant works on


(A) Carnot cycle (B) Joule cycle (C) Rankine cycle (D) Otto cycle

207. In Gujarat ______ power station uses natural gas to produce electricity.
(A) Ukai (B) Dhuvaran (C) Tarapur (D) Sardar Sarovar

208. Governor is used in automobile to


(A) decrease the variation of speed (B) to control energy
(C) to control speed (D) all of the above

209. India exploded first underground nuclear device at


(A) Kota (B) Ranchi (C) Jaipur (D) Pokhran

210. Rotameter is a device used to measure


(A) absolute pressure (B) velocity of fluid (C) flow (D) rotation

211. For pipes, laminar flow occurs when Reynold’s number is


(A) less than 2000 (B) between 2000 and 4000
(C) more than 4000 (D) less than 4000

212. Cavitation is caused by


(A) high velocity (B) high pressure (C) weak material (D) low pressure

213. The function of oil control rings is that it


(A) Lubricates the cylinder wall by releasing oil from its hole
(B) Keeps the cylinder wall lubricated by holding oil in its channel
(C) Prevents engine oil from going into the combustion chamber and returns excess lubricating
oil off the cylinder wall through the return holes in the piston to the oil pan
(D) Maintains a seal and prevents escape of burned gases and oil leakage

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214.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

215.
(A) Mechanically (B) Hydraulically
(C) Pneumatically (D)

216.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

217.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

218.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

219.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

220.
(A) (B)
(C) involute (D) cycloidal

221.
(A) lower pair (B) higher pair
(C) close pair (D) cam pair

222.
(A) elasticity (B) endurance (C) strength (D) toughness

223.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

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214. An imbalanced wheel during vehicle operation
(A) Makes large noise when its heavy point hits the road surface
(B) Deflects in the vehicle’s longitudinal direction
(C) Bounces vertically or deflects from side to side (as seen from front or rear)
(D) Creates a standing wave

215. The parking brakes employed in vehicles are operated


(A) Mechanically (B) Hydraulically
(C) Pneumatically (D) None of these

216. The connecting rod is attached to the piston by the


(A) Cap bolt (B) Piston pin
(C) Cap roller bearing (D) Rod cap

217. In a Diesel engine, the function of a fuel injector is to


(A) Mix the fuel and air (B) Ignite the air-fuel mixture
(C) Provide flame front for ignition (D) Spray atomized fuel in the cylinder

218. The cam shaft in an engine is always mounted


(A) Parallel to the crankshaft (B) Perpendicular to the crankshaft
(C) Inclined to the crankshaft (D) None of these

219. The basic function of the suspension is to


(A) Absorbs vibration and impact forces from the road surface
(B) Ensure that the steering wheel can deliver a suitable amount of steering force
(C) Ensure that wheel alignment is not disturbed during driving
(D) Automatically correct the effects of over steering

220. The locus of a point on a thread unwound from a cylinder will be


(A) a straight line (B) a circle
(C) involute (D) cycloidal

221. A cam with a roller follower would constitute following type of pair
(A) lower pair (B) higher pair
(C) close pair (D) cam pair

222. The property of a material which enables it to resist fracture due to high impact loads is
known as
(A) elasticity (B) endurance (C) strength (D) toughness

223. Resilience of a material is important, when it is subjected to


(A) combined loading (B) fatigue (C) thermal stresses (D) shock loading
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224.
(A)
(B)

(C)
(D)

225.
(A) Body Centred Cubic (BCC) (B) Face Centred Cubic (FCC)
(C) Hexagonal Close Packed (HCP) (D) Cubic Structure

226.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

227.

(A) Electric arc welding (B) Submerged arc welding


(C) MIG welding (D) TIG welding

228.
(A) Single point cutting tool (B) Two point cutting tool
(C) Three point cutting tool (D) Multi-point cutting tool

229.
(A) 2B (B) 1B (C) HB (D) H

230.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

231.
(A) Lead (B) Pitch (C) Crest (D) Root

232.
(A) kg m2 (B) m 4 (C) kg/m 2 (D) kg/m

233.
(A) coefficient of friction (B) angle of friction
(C) angle of repose (D) sliding friction

234.
(A) kinetic friction (B) limiting friction
(C) angle of repose (D) coefficient of friction
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224. Recrystallization temperature is one
(A) at which crystals first start forming from molten metal when it is cooled
(B) at which new spherical crystals first begin to form from the old deformed one when a strained
metal is heated
(C) at which change of allotropic form takes place
(D) at which crystals grow bigger in size

225. The crystal structure of gamma iron is


(A) Body Centred Cubic (BCC) (B) Face Centred Cubic (FCC)
(C) Hexagonal Close Packed (HCP) (D) Cubic Structure

226. A tool used to withdraw a drill from the sleeve is called


(A) Drill remover (B) Drill puller (C) Drift (D) Drill drawer

227. In a particular type of welding, flux is prepared in the form of a coarse powder and granulated
flux is spread over the joint. What is this type of welding process called ?
(A) Electric arc welding (B) Submerged arc welding
(C) MIG welding (D) TIG welding

228. The type of tool used on milling machine and broaching machine is
(A) Single point cutting tool (B) Two point cutting tool
(C) Three point cutting tool (D) Multi-point cutting tool

229. Which of the following is the lightest pencil ?


(A) 2B (B) 1B (C) HB (D) H

230. In third angle projection method, the object is supposed to be in


(A) First quadrant (B) Second quadrant
(C) Third quadrant (D) Fourth quadrant

231. This is the bottom surface joining the sides of two adjacent threads is
(A) Lead (B) Pitch (C) Crest (D) Root

232. The units of moment of inertia of mass are


(A) kg m2 (B) m 4 (C) kg/m 2 (D) kg/m

233. The ratio of limiting friction and normal reaction is known as


(A) coefficient of friction (B) angle of friction
(C) angle of repose (D) sliding friction

234. Tangent of angle of friction is equal to


(A) kinetic friction (B) limiting friction
(C) angle of repose (D) coefficient of friction
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235.
(A) plasticity (B) elasticity (C) ductility (D) malleability

236.
(A) 5-10 kg/cm2 (B) 20-25 kg/cm2 (C) 60-80 kg/cm2 (D) 90-130 kg/cm2

237.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

238.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

239.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

240.
(A) 250° (B) 500° (C) 1000° (D) 150°

241.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

242.
(A) 1 sec (B) 0.1 sec (C) 0.01 sec (D) 0.001 sec

243.
(A) diesel engines (B) gas turbines
(C) petrol engines (D) aircraft engines

244.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

245.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

246.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

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235. The property of a material by virtue of which a body returns to its original, shape after
removal of the load is called
(A) plasticity (B) elasticity (C) ductility (D) malleability

236. The fuel in diesel engine is normally injected at pressure of


(A) 5-10 kg/cm2 (B) 20-25 kg/cm2 (C) 60-80 kg/cm2 (D) 90-130 kg/cm2

237. If the temperature of intake air in IC engines is lowered, then its efficiency will
(A) increase
(B) decrease
(C) remain same
(D) increase upto certain limit and then decrease

238. Harmful radiation emitted by the sun is


(A) visible (B) infra-red (C) ultra-violet (D) radio waves

239. Which of these is not a renewable source of energy ?


(A) The sun (B) Natural gas
(C) Wind (D) Ocean tidal energy

240. In diesel engine the diesel fuel injected into cylinder would burn instantly at about compressed
air temperature of
(A) 250°C (B) 500°C (C) 1000°C (D) 150°C

241. In diesel engine, the compression ratio in comparison to expansion ratio is


(A) same (B) less (C) more (D) variable

242. In a cycle, the spark lasts roughly for


(A) 1 sec (B) 0.1 sec (C) 0.01 sec (D) 0.001 sec

243. Supercharging is essential in


(A) diesel engines (B) gas turbines
(C) petrol engines (D) aircraft engines

244. The mean effective pressure obtained from engine indicator indicates the
(A) maximum pressure developed (B) minimum pressure
(C) exhaust pressure (D) average pressure

245. A solar cell converts


(A) heat energy into electrical energy (B) solar energy into electrical energy
(C) heat energy into light energy (D) solar energy into light energy

246. The fuel used in the nuclear reactor is


(A) Cadmium (B) Radium (C) Uranium (D) Thorium
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247.
(A) 4.186 kJ/g° C (B) 4.186 cal/g° C (C) 4.186 J/g° C (D) 4.186 J/kg° C

248.
(A) bio-mass (B) fossil fuels
(C) nuclear energy (D) geo-thermal energy

249.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

250.
(A) gold (B) copper (C) silver (D) nickel

251.
(A) Boyle’s law (B) Charles’ law
(C) Gay-Lussac law (D)

252.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

253.
(A) 102 watts (B) 75 watts (C) 550 watts (D) 735 watts

254.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

255.
(A) Centrifugal (B) Axial flow (C) Propeller (D) Reciprocating

256.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

257.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

258.
(A) 2 (B) 4 (C) 6 (D) 8

259.
(A) 17 : 1 (B) 15 : 1 (C) 13 : 1 (D) 10 : 1

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247. The specific heat of water is
(A) 4.186 kJ/g° C (B) 4.186 cal/g° C (C) 4.186 J/g° C (D) 4.186 J/kg° C

248. The energy which is not derived from the sun is


(A) bio-mass (B) fossil fuels
(C) nuclear energy (D) geo-thermal energy

249. A solar cell is made up of


(A) silicon (B) titanium (C) magnesium (D) teflon

250. In a solar panel, the metal used is


(A) gold (B) copper (C) silver (D) nickel

251. Which of the following laws is applicable for the behavior of a perfect gas ?
(A) Boyle’s law (B) Charles’ law
(C) Gay-Lussac law (D) All of the above

252. Head developed by a centrifugal pump depends on


(A) impeller diameter (B) speed
(C) fluid density (D) (A) and (B) above

253. One horsepower is equal to


(A) 102 watts (B) 75 watts (C) 550 watts (D) 735 watts

254. In a centrifugal pump, the liquid enters the pump


(A) at the top (B) at the bottom (C) at the center (D) from sides

255. For small discharge at high pressure, following pump is preferred


(A) centrifugal (B) axial flow (C) propeller (D) reciprocating

256. Casting of a centrifugal pump is designed so as to minimize


(A) friction loss (B) cavitation
(C) static head (D) loss of kinetic energy

257. Property of a fluid by which its own molecules are attracted is called
(A) adhesion (B) cohesion (C) viscosity (D) compressibility

258. How many cells are used in a 12-volt car battery ?


(A) 2 (B) 4 (C) 6 (D) 8

259. If the air-fuel mixture in a spark ignition engine is too rich, then air-fuel ratio is about
(A) 17 : 1 (B) 15 : 1 (C) 13 : 1 (D) 10 : 1
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260.
(A)
(B) Cushion springs
(C) Central hub
(D) Clutch pedal

261.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

262.
(A) 500 rpm (B) 1000 rpm (C) 2000 rpm (D) 4000 rpm

263.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

264.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

265.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

266.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

267.
(A) Trapping (B) Tapping (C) Bleeding (D) Cleaning

268.
(A) 1 (B) 2 (C) 3 (D) 4

269.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

270.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)
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260. In a single dry plate clutch, torsional vibrations are absorbed by
(A) Coil springs known as torsional springs
(B) Cushion springs
(C) Central hub
(D) Clutch pedal

261. Which of the following is not a part of the chassis ?


(A) Wheels (B) Front axle
(C) Steering system (D) Seats

262. The camshaft of a four stroke Diesel engine running at 1000 rpm will run at
(A) 500 rpm (B) 1000 rpm (C) 2000 rpm (D) 4000 rpm

263. What type of bearing is used for main bearings and connecting rod bearings ?
(A) Ball bearings (B) Plain bearings
(C) Needle roller bearing (D) Taper roller bearing

264. The main cause for the change in engine oil viscosity is
(A) Humidity (B) Temperature (C) Vibration (D) Contamination

265. The major contributor of Carbon monoxide is


(A) Motor vehicle (B) Industrial processes
(C) Stationary fuel combustion (D) None of the above

266. The function of automobile catalytic converter is to control emissions of


(A) carbon dioxide and hydrogen
(B) carbon monoxide and hydrogen
(C) carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide
(D) carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide

267. The operation of removing trapped air from the hydraulic braking system is known as
(A) Trapping (B) Tapping (C) Bleeding (D) Cleaning

268. In a four-wheel drive, the numbers of gear boxes are


(A) 1 (B) 2 (C) 3 (D) 4

269. In an engine, the temperature of the piston will be more at the


(A) Crown of the piston (B) Skirt of the piston
(C) Piston walls (D) Piston rings

270. The oil pump is driven by the


(A) Camshaft (B) Alternator shaft
(C) Crankshaft via drive belt (D) Crankshaft directly
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271.
(A)
(B) ‘brake fade’
(C)
(D)

272.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

273.
(A) (B) (C) (D) Spline

274.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

275.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

276. ‘Honing’
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

277.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

278.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

279.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

280.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

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271. The function of Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) is that is
(A) Reduces the stopping distance
(B) Minimizes the brake fade
(C) Maintains directional control during braking by preventing the wheels from locking
(D) Prevents nose dives during braking and thereby postpones locking of the wheels

272. The stroke of an engine is the


(A) Volume of the cylinder (B) Length of the connecting rod
(C) Internal diameter of the cylinder (D) Distance between T.D.C. and B.D.C.

273. The component that connects the steering rack to the knuckles is
(A) Tie rod (B) Sector gear (C) Pivot (D) Spline

274. The most commonly used power plant in automobiles is


(A) Gas turbine (B) I.C. engine (C) Battery (D) None of these

275. The brake warning light warns the driver of


(A) Water in the master cylinder
(B) Air in the hydraulic system
(C) Failure of the primary or secondary circuit of hydraulic system
(D) Power brake failure

276. The characteristic that is enhanced by the honing of cylinder sleeves inner surface is
(A) Cooling efficiency (B) Resistance to wear
(C) Lubrication performance (D) None of these

277. The condition that results in large quantities of HC emission is


(A) High temperature combustion
(B) Incomplete combustion
(C) Low temperature combustion
(D) High atmospheric temperature combustion

278. The acid used in automobile battery is


(A) Hydrochloric acid (B) Hydrofluoric acid
(C) Nitric acid (D) Sulphuric acid

279. The air gap between the central electrode and ground electrode of a spark plug is around
(A) 0.2 mm (B) 0.5 mm (C) 1 mm (D) 1.5 mm

280. Thinner is added to the paint in order to


(A) Make pigments and resin mix easily (B) Make paint film hard
(C) Optimize its viscosity (D) None of these
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281.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

282.
(A) (B) (C) (D)

283.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

284.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

285.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

286.
(A) (B) (C) Airbag (D)

287.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

288.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

289.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

290.
(A) (B) (C) (D)
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281. The problems caused by the wheel imbalance are
(A) Hard steering and hard ride
(B) Poor acceleration and hard steering
(C) Steering wheel vibrations and uneven tyre wear
(D) Poor acceleration and reduced fuel efficiency

282. The starter motor is driven by


(A) Chain drive (B) Gear drive (C) Flat belt drive (D) V-belt drive

283. The main function of an exhaust muffler is the


(A) Optimization of exhaust efficiency
(B) Reduction of exhaust noise
(C) Reduction of nitrogen oxide in the exhaust gases
(D) Reduction of the exhaust gas volume

284. The basic purpose of tyres is to


(A) Grip the road and provide good traction
(B) Substitute for springs
(C) Act as brake
(D) None of these

285. The clutch is located between the transmission and the


(A) Engine (B) Rear axle
(C) Propeller shaft (D) Differential

286. The most commonly used supplemental restraint system (SRS) component is
(A) Seat belt (B) Brake (C) Airbag (D) Steering

287. The major purpose of an electronically controlled automatic transmission is that this type of
transmission
(A) Eliminates gear clutches
(B) Eliminates the gear shift lever
(C) Reduces the number of automatic transmission components
(D) Reduces shift shock and achieves more efficient transmission of engine torque

288. The connecting rod connects the piston and the


(A) Cylinder head (B) Cylinder block
(C) Camshaft (D) Crankshaft

289. The main function of the brake fluid is


(A) Lubrication (B) Power transmission
(C) Cooling (D) None of these

290. The piston compression rings are made of


(A) Cast iron (B) Steel (C) Aluminium (D) Bronze
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291.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

292.
(A) 9 (B) 90 (C) 900 (D) 9000

293.
(A) Clutch (B) Differential
(C) Flywheel (D) Torque converter

294.
(A) Compression and oil control rings (B) Compression and sliding seal rings
(C) Oil scrapper and oil control rings (D) Pressure and sealing rings

295.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

296.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

297.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

298.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)

299.

(A) turning pair (B) rolling pair (C) sliding pair (D) spherical pair

300.
(A) (B)
(C) (D)
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291. The purpose of turning radius gauges is to measure the
(A) Contact areas of the tyres
(B) Free plays of the steering wheel
(C) Turning radius of the left and right wheels
(D) Difference in the toe angles of the left and right wheels

292. The frequency of flashing of light per minute in a direction (side turn) indicator is about
(A) 9 (B) 90 (C) 900 (D) 9000

293. The device for smoothening out the power impulses from the engine is called
(A) Clutch (B) Differential
(C) Flywheel (D) Torque converter

294. The two kinds of piston rings are


(A) Compression and oil control rings (B) Compression and sliding seal rings
(C) Oil scrapper and oil control rings (D) Pressure and sealing rings

295. The starting system includes


(A) A battery, a starter, and an ignition switch
(B) A battery, a distributor, and an ignition switch
(C) A battery, a starter, and a distributor
(D) A distributor, a starter, and an ignition switch

296. A laminated glass upon cracking


(A) Bursts into sharp edged fragments (B) Bursts into granular pieces
(C) Sandwiched layer traps the fragments (D) Breaks into the form of crystals

297. The purpose of adding pigment to the paint is that it


(A) Optimises the viscosity of paint
(B) Makes paint film hard
(C) Gives colour and filling up effect to the paint
(D) None of the above

298. Instead of valves, the ports are used in case of


(A) Four stroke I.C. engines (B) Two stroke I.C. engines
(C) V6 engines (D) None of these

299. The type of pair formed by two elements which are so connected that one is constrained to
turn or revolve about a fixed axis of another element is known as
(A) turning pair (B) rolling pair (C) sliding pair (D) spherical pair

300. The example of rolling pair is


(A) bolt and nut (B) lead screw of a lathe
(C) ball and socket joint (D) ball bearing and roller bearing
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