Objective Questions on Fluids in BME Part-1

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Multiple Choice Questions

Q.1. The specific volume of a fluid is the reciprocal of

  • Density
  • Relative density
  • Specific weight
  • Specific gravity

Answer: Density

Q.2. Viscosity has the following dimensions

  • MLT-2
  • ML-1T-2
  • ML-2T-2
  • ML-1T-1

Answer: ML-1T-1

Q.3. Kinematic viscosity has the dimensions

  • L2T-2
  • L2T-1
  • ML2T-2
  • MLT-1

Answer: L2T-1

Q.4. Dynamic viscosity has the units

  • kg/(msec)
  • Ns/m3
  • kg.m/sec
  • Nm/sec

Answer: kg/(msec)

Q.5. One S.I. unit of viscosity is equal to

  • 10 poises  
  • 981 poises
  • 9.81 Ns/m2
  • 10 kg.seclm2

Answer: 10 poises  

Q.6. The pressure at a point in a static liquid depends on the

  • depth of container
  • depth of point below free surface
  • depth of point below the free surface and specific weight of liquid
  • depth of container and specific weight of liquid

Answer: depth of point below the free surface and specific weight of liquid

Q.7. All the terms of Bernoulli’s equation: P/ω + V2/2g + C have the units of

  • Work per unit acceleration
  • Work per unit weight
  • Energy per unit mass
  • Force per unit mass

Answer: Work per unit weight

Q.8. Bernoulli’s equation is applicable to the following type of fluid flow

  • Uniform, frictionless, along a stream line
  • Steady, incompressible, along a stream line
  • Steady, irrotational, uniform
  • Steady, frictionless, incompressible

Answer: Steady, frictionless, incompressible

Q.9. Bernoulli’s equation for steady frictionless flow states that

  • discharge is constant along a stream line
  • energy is constant along a stream line but is different on another stream line
  • energy is constant throughout the field of flow
  • velocity is not constant along a stream line

Answer: energy is constant throughout the field of flow

Q.10. The maximum efficiency of fluid coupling is

  • more than 95%
  • about 90%
  • 80% to 90%
  • less than 80%

Answer: more than 95%

Q.11. The speeds of driving and driven shafts in a fluid coupling are 1200 r.p.m. and 1170 r.p.m. respectively. The efficiency of the coupling is

  • 30%
  • 70%
  • 97.5%
  • 99%

Answer: 97.5%

Q.12. If a hydro plant operate under a head of 100 m, it may be classified as

  • a very high speed plant
  • high head plant
  • medium head plant
  • low head plant

Answer: medium head plant

Q.13. Run-of-river plants are usually

  • low head plants
  • medium head plants
  • high head plants
  • very high head plants

Answer: low head plants

Q.14. In a fluid flow, point A is at a higher elevation than point B and the head loss between these points is HL. The total head at A and B are HA and HB respectively. The flow will take place

  • From B to A if HA+HL=HB
  • From A to B if HA+ HL=HB
  • From B to A if HB + HL= HA
  • Always from A to B

Answer: From B to A if HA+HL=HB

Q.15. At room temperature, the dynamic and kinematic viscosity of water

  • are both greater than that of air
  • are both less than that of air
  • are respectively greater than and less than that of air
  • are respectively less than and greater than that of air

Answer: are respectively greater than and less than that of air

Q.16. Reciprocating pumps are not common in industrial applications as they are (as compared to centrifugal pumps):

  • lower discharge
  • lower speed of operation
  • high initial and maintenance cost
  • necessity of air vessel

Answer: high initial and maintenance cost

Q.17. Pump is a mechanical device to increase the

  • pressure energy of a fluid
  • discharge of fluid
  • velocity of fluid
  • head of the fluid

Answer: pressure energy of a fluid

Q.18. Which of the statement is incorrect: Conventional sources of power generation are

  • thermal power
  • Hydro power
  • Solar power
  • Nuclear power

Answer: Solar power

Q.19. Baseload demands are met by

  • Thermal power
  • Hydro power
  • Wind power
  • Geo-thermal power

Answer: Thermal power

Q.20. Hydro-electric power plants are popular, because

  • Initial cost is very less
  • Operation and maintenance cost is very less
  • Plants can be installed in a very short period
  • These can be installed near the load centre

Answer: Operation and maintenance cost is very less

Q.21. The ratio of power produced by the turbine to the energy actually supplied to the turbine is,

  • Mechanical efficiency
  • Hydraulic efficiency
  • Overall efficiency
  • Runner efficiency

Answer: Overall efficiency

Q.22. Is it possible to pump water at 100°C under atmospheric conditions using a centrifugal pump placed near the tank

  • Yes
  • No
  • Yes, if pump is properly selected
  • Yes, if material of the pump is properly selected

Answer: No

Q.23. For high head and small discharges, which pump is preferred

  • reciprocating pump
  • centrifugal pump
  • screw pump
  • gear pump

Answer: reciprocating pump

Q.24. Minimum power which can be generated throughout the year by a hydroelectric plant is known as

  • base power
  • firm power
  • secondary power
  • installed power

Answer: firm power

Q.25. Load factor is equal to the ratio of

  • peak load to average load
  • average load to the maximum load
  • average load to the installed capacity
  • average utilization to the actual load

Answer: average load to the maximum load

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