Economics of Power Generation Test Questions - Set 05 - ObjectiveBooks

Economics of Power Generation Test Questions - Set 05

Practice Test: Question Set - 05

1. Air will not be the working substance in which of the following?
    (A) Closed cycle gas turbine
    (B) Open cycle gas turbine
    (C) Diesel engine
    (D) Petrol engine

2. Offers the highest electric load.
    (A) Television set
    (B) Toaster
    (C) Vacuum cleaner
    (D) Washing machine

3. An induction motor has relatively high power factor at
    (A) Rated r.p.m.
    (B) No load
    (C) 20 percent load
    (D) Near full load

4. Public sector undertaking (India) is associated with erection and sometimes running of thermal power plants
    (A) NTPC
    (B) SAIL
    (C) BEL
    (D) BHEL

5. For any type of consumer the ideal tariff is
    (A) Two part tariff
    (B) Three part tariff
    (C) Block rate tariff
    (D) Any of the above

6. When the demand of consumers is not met by a power plant, it will resort to which of the following?
    (A) Load shedding
    (B) Power factor improvement at the generators
    (C) Penalizing high load consumers by increasing the charges for electricity
    (D) Efficient plant operation

7. Demand factor is defined as
    (A) Average load/maximum load
    (B) Maximum demand/connected load
    (C) Connected load/maximum demand
    (D) Average load × maximum load

8. The area under a load curve gives
    (A) Average demand
    (B) Energy consumed
    (C) Maximum demand
    (D) None of the above

9. Annual depreciation of the plant it proportional to the earning capacity of the plant vide
    (A) Sinking fund depreciation
    (B) Straight line depreciation
    (C) Reducing balances depreciation
    (D) None of the above

10. Direct conversion of heat into electrical energy is possible through
    (A) Fuel cells
    (B) Solar cells
    (C) MHD generators
    (D) None of the above

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