# Electric Power Utilization - Electrical Engineering (MCQ) questions and answers

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1)   For a good weld,
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a. Cross - section of the added metal should be small and oxidation should be minimum
b. Cross - section of the added metal should be small and oxidation should be maximum
c. Cross - section of the added metal should be large and oxidation should be minimum
d. Cross - section of the added metal should be large and oxidation should be maximum
 Answer  Explanation  Related Ques ANSWER: Cross - section of the added metal should be small and oxidation should be minimum Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

2)   The advantage of rectifier type welding set is
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a. Reduced no - load losses
b. Easy arc starting
c. Less hazardous
d. Both (a) and (b)
 Answer  Explanation  Related Ques ANSWER: Both (a) and (b) Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

3)   The voltage - current characteristics of the arc welding must be
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a. Exponentially rising
b. Drooping
c. Straight line
d. Parabolic
 Answer  Explanation  Related Ques ANSWER: Drooping Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

4)   Spot welding is used to weld metal pieces whose thickness
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a. Should be greater than 12 mm
b. Lesser than 12 mm
c. Lies between 15 to 20 mm
d. Greater than 20 mm
 Answer  Explanation  Related Ques ANSWER: Lesser than 12 mm Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

5)   The electrodes used for projection welding are
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a. Flat and smaller in diameter
b. Flat and larger in diameter
c. Round and smaller in diameter
d. Round and larger in diameter
 Answer  Explanation  Related Ques ANSWER: Flat and larger in diameter Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

6)   In percussion welding, the heat is produced by a rapid discharge of stored electrical energy from
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a. Capacitor
b. Inductor
c. Resistor
d. Transformer
 Answer  Explanation  Related Ques ANSWER: Capacitor Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

7)   Seam welding is not used for the
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a. Welding in tanks
b. Welding in transformers
c. Welding in air crafts
d. Welding alloys of copper
 Answer  Explanation  Related Ques ANSWER: Welding alloys of copper Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

8)   The lighting system of almost all the earlier coaches and all the newly manufactured coaches has
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a. 50 V
b. 110 V
c. 220 V
d. 420 V
 Answer  Explanation  Related Ques ANSWER: 110 V Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

9)   Pantograph collector is used in railways where the train runs at 100 to 130 kmph. Which among the following is true about pantograph collector?
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a. It is unidirectional
b. The erection of the overhead network is complicated
c. Its height cannot be varied
d. None of these
 Answer  Explanation  Related Ques ANSWER: None of these Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

10)   A low frequency supply is given to the single phase AC system for track electrification because
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a. It improves commutation
b. Increases efficiency
c. Improves power factor
d. All of these
 Answer  Explanation  Related Ques ANSWER: All of these Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

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