# Electrical Audit & Management - Electrical Engineering (MCQ) questions and answers

1)   For voltage boosting in distribution networks the capacitors used is
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a. Series capacitors
b. Shunt capacitors
c. Both (a) and (b)
d. None of these
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2)   To reduce the power consumption, the capacitors should be located
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a. As close as possible to the load
b. As far as possible to the load
c. Not too close not too far from the load
d. All of these
e. None of these
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3)   A synchronous motor takes the leading current when it is
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a. Overexcited
b. Under excited
c. Not excited
d. Either (a) or (b)
e. All of these
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4)   If an alternator is supplying load of 350 kW at 0.6 pf lagging and its power factor is raised to unity then to supply the alternator for the same kVA loading, the extra required kilowatts will be
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a. 205 kW
b. 212 kW
c. 233 kW
d. 246 kW
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5)   In order to improve the power factor of equipment operating at lagging power factor, a capacitor is connected
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a. In series with the equipment
b. In parallel with the equipment
c. In series-parallel with the equipment
d. Either (a) or (b)
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6)   A person purchases a lathe for Rs. 8000 the freight and haulage cost Rs 150 and the charges for installation it is Rs 200. Its life is 20 years and the scrap value is Rs 250. Then the annual depreciation charges by straight line method is
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a. Rs 405
b. Rs 452.6
c. Rs 438.9
d. Rs 523.8
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7)   A sum of money is deposited in a SB account. If it is compounded annually at the rate of 8%, after 10 years it will become Rs 2,00,000. Then the sum of money is
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a. Rs 92638.7
b. Rs 95233.1
c. Rs 96924.5
d. Rs 98888.1
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8)   To save energy, Washington DC, has developed an investment analysis software package, ENVEST. This program can be run on an
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a. IBM PC
b. PCXT
c. PCAT
d. All of these
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9)   A tax credit substantially
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a. Increases the investment merit of the investment
b. Decreases the investment merit of the investment
c. Does not cause any effect on the investment merit of the investment
d. None of these
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10)   Which method provides cash for the replacement of asset at the end of its useful life?
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a. Straight line depreciation
b. Sum of years digits depreciation
c. Declining balance depreciation
d. Sinking fund depreciation
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