# Practice Test: Question Set - 02

**1. What is the curve if the generating circle rolls outside the directing circle?**

- (A) Circle

- (B) Epicycloid

- (C) Parabola

- (D) Hyperbola

**2. Which conic section has one vertex?**

- (A) Circle

- (B) Ellipse

- (C) Parabola

- (D) Hyperbola

**3. What is the shape of surface if a right circular cone is cut by a plane making a smaller angle with the axis, (i.e. the plane is not parallel to the slant lined passes through the base)?**

- (A) Circle

- (B) Ellipse

- (C) Parabola

- (D) Hyperbola

**4. What is the eccentricity of hyperbola?**

- (A) Less than
one

- (B) More than
one

- (C) Equal to one

- (D) Equal to
zero

**5. Which is a practical application of cycloidal curve?**

- (A) Gear tooth
profile

- (B) Water
channel design

- (C) Railway
bridge arches

- (D) Radar
antenna

**6. What is the practical application of rectangular hyperbola?**

- (A) Water
channels

- (B) Gear profile

- (C) Screw thread

- (D) Lathe chucks

**7. What is the term for the curve traced by a point moves in a plane in such a way that the sum of its distance from two fixed points is constant?**

- (A) Ellipse

- (B) Parabola

- (C) Hyperbola

- (D) Circle

**8. What name the curve traced out by a point on the circumference of a circle that rolls outside another circle of larger diameter?**

- (A) Cycloid

- (B) Hypocycloid

- (C) Epicycloid

- (D) Circle

**9. What is the practical application of Archimedes spiral?**

- (A) Helical gear
tooth profile

- (B) Spring of
clock

- (C) Screw thread

- (D) Radar
antenna

**10. What is set of points on the major axis at equidistant from centre to create the curve of ellipse?**

- (A) Focus

- (B) Foci

- (C) Minor axis

- (D) Tangent and
normal

**11. Which data is required for constructing a spiral?**

- (A) Larger
radius

- (B) Smallest
radius

- (C) Tangent

- (D) Number of
convolutions

**12. Which is a practical application of parabolic curve?**

- (A) Reflecting
of light

- (B) Spring of
clock

- (C) Screw thread

- (D) Gear profile

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