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hi friends, I am abhinav B.Tech MECH. I appeared for NTPC written test on 12th april held on all India basis.

here i am giving the questions as many i remember:the paper consisted of 2 sections-120 technical and 50 questions on general aptitude. the aptitude section consisted of questions from english & aptitude. There were no questions from General knowledge. SECTION 1 Q1 stress = load/ area Q2 deflection in simply supported beam in case of UVL Q3 definition of cantilever Q4 relation between elastic constants E=2C(1+1/m) Q5 if stress is applied at free end of cantilever, then where is chance of breakage Q6 which type of turbine is francis turbine Q7 relation for unit discharge of centrifugal pump Q8 relation for specific speed of pump Q9 direction of flow of water in axial flow turbine Q10 what is deformation per unit length called? Q11 Hook's law is applicable upto- elastic limit Q12 design of thin cylinder is based onQ13 Lame's theory is used for thick or thin cylinder Q14 Unit of thermal conductivity Q15 basic law of heat transfer Q16 effect of supersaturation in nozzle on entropy Q17 definition of nozzle efficiency Q18 what is measure of performance of refrigerator Q19 definition of heat engine efficiency Q20 in nozzle potential energy is converted into kinetic energy Q21 Which type of mechanism is Watt indicator mechanism Q22 The value of stress in suddenly applied load Q23 Venturimeter is used for measuring - rate of flow in circular pipe Q24 Which uses consumable electrode- TIG/ MIG Q25 Water insect walks due to - Surface tension Q26 What is stress / strain- modulus of elasticity Q27 what is the direction of Coriolois component- perpendicular to slider velocity Q28 if velocity of A & B moving in opposite direction are w1 & w2, then the relative velocityQ29 ratio of stiffness when springs are connected in series to that connected in parallel Q30 equation of length of compound pendulum Q31 definition of kinematic similarity Q32 what is maximum temperature of oxy-acetylene flame Q33 profile satisfying law of gearing Q34 flexible method is used for Q35 effect of L/n ratio on secondary force in engine Q36 which cycle is used in SI engine Q37 effect of buoyancy is based on - arcmidise principle Q38 rise or fall of liquid is based on - capillary effect Q39 definition of stable governor Q40 gas used in fire extingusher Q41 which is used as refrigerant- freon Q42 definition of metacenter Q43 use of draft tube Q44 equation for power transmitted by belt drive Q45 closed cycle gas turbine works on- brayton cycle

Q46 what is primary work of compressor Q47 question on pascal law Q48 Ist law of thermodynamics is based on conservation of energy Q49 continuity equation is based on

there were many questions on production tech also. 1.What is intensive property? 2.What is engg.stress? 3."ideal"cycle for s.i. engine? 4.Heat transfer mode in radiation?(e m wave) 5.Expnsn of steam in turbine is_________process? 6.Francis turbine is _________type(dirsn) of turbine? 7.Unit of refrigrtsn? 8.Efficiency of heat engine? 9.Unit of overall heat trnsfr coff.? 10.Von-mises theory is based on which princpl?(max.sh.strain) 11.Which is used as refrigerent?(freon) 12.Meaning of stage in turbine? 13.By increasing insulation, heat transfr rate will ____??(may incrs or decrs ,it will depnd on thickness) 14.When whirling of shaft will occur? 15.What will be deflection of simply supptd beam? 16.Darcy-weichbac-eqn...? 17.Why spiral casing is used in centrifugal pump? 18.What is d use of draft tube? 19.One que. related to press.compounding? 20.One que.related to vel.compounding? 21.Where super-sonic velocity will occr in nozl? 22.One que related to direction in gyroscopy chapter? 23.Which governer is used in gramo-phone? 24.What will be frequency of cantilvr-beam? 25.When "IMPACT" 1 An ice block submerged in the water, if the ice melts level of water (increase,decrease,remains same,none) 2 Simply supported beam with w point load at the middle, max. bending moment?(wl/4) 3 Simply supported beam with UDL ,max.deflection (wl4/384EI) 4 Cantilevel beam point load at tip,max.bending momemt comes at (end) 5 When bearing life L10 represents (bearings 10%survive,bearings 10% fails, none ) 6 For welding high carbon steels which type of flame is used (oxidizing,carburizing,neutral,none) 7. Arrange the following cutting tools in decreasing order of machining hardnessCeramics 8. When P1 and P2 are the loads acting on bearings with life L1 and L2 then L1/L2=? L1/L2={P2/P1}10/3 9.Product simplification does not mean?? Product characterization 10 Which of the following process has the most scope in manufacturing? CAD/CAM, CAM , CIM, All the above. 11. Concurrent engineering means? (Manufacturing, designing, both,none) 12. Which manufacturing process yields higher output and increases worker productivity(process layout,line+process,functional layout) 13. 18-4-1 represents-, Tungsten-Cr-Vn 14 For which material is negative allowance provided-(Graphite,steel,bronze,cast iron)

15. What is the recrystallisation temperature of tin- (60,300,1000,none) 16. What is the purpose of borax in soldering17. Top gates are provided in which type of casting-(Shallow casting,simple,complex,none) 18. Which statement is true regarding simple gear trains-(i/p and o/p shafts r fixed, each shaft has 2 gears, i/p & o/p shafts r moving) 19. What is the purpose of normalizing- (Refining of grain structure) 20. As the grain size is decreased-(Hardness increases,corrosion resistance decreases,both) 21. Isothermal gas is filled in a vessel at a pressure P and temperature T then considering the compressible forces as the height increases pressure ??(linearly increases linearly decreases exponentially increase ) 22. A bottle is filled with water and air and is tied to a string and is rotated in horizontal direction. Then in which direction will air bubble travel? (bottom,neck,uniformly spread) 23. A empty bottle(in vaccum) filled with a gas at temp T and press P when the pressure of bottle reaches P temperature of the gas is _? (T,T/K,TK) 24. Bearing somerfield number _ with load on bearing? (increases,decreases,no change) 25. Critical radius for a sphere is-(2k/h) 26. Critical radius exist for_ (spherical,cylindrical,both,slab) 27. Convectional resistance/internal resistance is called (biot number) 28. Nusselt no. is? (hl/k) 29. EOQ=? 30 Which statement is true regarding critical path method? (i only one critical path exists for a network, more than one with same duration,) 31. Shipment cost,inspection cost,storage cost comes under_ (carrying cost ,holding cost,) 32. Ischronous governers sensitivity is- (zero,infinite) 33. self energized brakes are-(friction moment acts in the direction of application of force,opposite to the direction of force, does not need a force to act ,) 34 The ratio of heat capacities for evaporator and condenser is_ (Zero,infinity) 35. when steam and air mixture with partial pressure 0.06 and 0.07 enters a condenser what is the condenser pressure? (0.06,0.07,0.53,0.03) 36. In pulverized burning of coal heat transfer from boiler to water occurs through_( predominant radiation, convection, conduction, conduction+convection) 37. Rankine cycle efficiency for same parameters increases mostly with_(reheat, regeneration, super heating ) 38. Ericson cycle with all reversible processes assume_(carnot cycle,stirling,brayton 39. Air delivery tank at outlet of reciprocating compressor is provided for_ (provide constant pressure, avoid cavitation, ) 40. High speed centrifugal pump has _? (vanes faces in forward direction side,backward,radial vanes) 41. Thermal efficiency in decreasing order_? (Otto cycle>dual cycle>diesel cycle) 42. When a 1000 K body comes in contact with atmosphere at 300K a loss of 9000 KJ heat is transferred. The net available energy transferred is_

43. When entropy of a system increases_? (unavailable energy increases ) 44. Rolling is a process widely used for_? (I section,tubes) 45. Tool nomenclature_? 46. In francis turbine movement of steam? 47. For low power consumption _? (rake angle should be increased / decreased, nose angle increased/ decreased) 47. Continuous chips occur in_? (High speeds,low speeds,both,none) 48. Primary forces in a reciprocating engine_? (fully balanced, partially balanced, completely unbalanced, none) 49. In proximate analysis pyrogallol is used for analysis of which element_? (nitrogen,oxygen) 50. Sulphur content in fuel greatly affects_? (corrosion) 51. Heat transfer through radiation can be increased by_? (decreasing emissivity and increases temperature of hot body) 52. which theory of failure clearly explains the failure in case of ductile material? (Maximun shear stress theory or Guests or trescas theory) 53. When a material is subjected to continuous cycles which limit is being verified? (Endurance limit) 54. where is stress concentration maximum? (notches, stress reducing throughcuts) 55. Power transmitted through a belt drive_? P(T2-T1) 56. According to Eulers theory crippling or buckling load is (Wcr = Cp2EI/l2) 57. During sensible heating, specific humidity_? (remains constant) 58. COP of a refrigerator is _? (greater than 1 ) 59. The maximum temperature in a refrigeration cycle is_? (less than/greater than/equal to critical temperature) 60. The pressure at the throat of the nozzle_? (maximum,min) 61. for a statically determinate set of forces for equilibrium_? (? f(X),f(Y),f(Z)=0,?M=0) 62. For a statically determinate set of forces(there r as many equations as the no. of unknowns) 63. 1-2-3 analysis is used for_? (1.break even analysis, ??) 64. A problem on mean time of service something like a salesman has a rating of 120. considering 10% allowance time calculate the time required to serve 120??? 65. A problem n determining time in a queue?? 66. Energy equation for a laminar flow is _? (Uniform and steady ,non uniform and unsteady) 67. Undercuts in welding occurs due to_? ( low welding current,high welding current) 68. Work holding equipment in shearing?? 69. At the centre of a nozzle _?