Economics of Power Generation Online MCQ Practice Test - Set 04 - ObjectiveBooks

Economics of Power Generation Online MCQ Practice Test - Set 04

Practice Test: Question Set - 04

1. Annual installment towards depreciation reduces as rate of interest increases with
    (A) Sinking fund depreciation
    (B) Straight line depreciation
    (C) Reducing balances depreciation
    (D) None of the above

2. Which of the following plants?
    (A) Base load plants
    (B) Peak load plants
    (C) Both (A) and (B)
    (D) None of the above

3. _______ industry has the least power consumption per tonne of product.
    (A) Soap
    (B) Sugar
    (C) Vegetable oil
    (D) Caustic soda

4. In a distribution system, in order to improve power factor, the synchronous capacitors are installed
    (A) At the receiving end
    (B) At the sending end
    (C) Either (A) or (B)
    (D) None of the above

5. Which of the following is not a method for estimating depreciation charges?
    (A) Sinking fund method
    (B) Straight line method
    (C) Diminishing value method
    (D) Halsey's 50-50 formula

6. For the same cylinder dimensions and speed, which of the following engine will produce least power?
    (A) Supercharged engine
    (B) Diesel engine
    (C) Petrol engine
    (D) All of the above engines will equal power

7. Which of the following are not repayable after a stipulated period?
    (A) Shares
    (B) Fixed deposits
    (C) Cash certificates
    (D) Bonds

8. Load factor of a power station is generally
    (A) Equal to unity
    (B) Less than unity
    (C) More than unity
    (D) Equal to zero Diversity factor is always

9. In Hopkinson demand rate or two part-tariff the demand rate or fixed charges are
    (A) Dependent upon the energy consumed
    (B) Dependent upon the maximum demand of the consumer
    (C) Both (A) and (B)
    (D) Neither (A) nor (B)

10. Load curve helps in deciding
    (A) Total installed capacity of the plant
    (B) Sizes of the generating units
    (C) Operating schedule of generating units
    (D) All of the above

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