Utilization of electrical System 4

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Q1. Overall efficiency of steam locomotive system is close to

a) 5 to 10%

b) 25 to 30%

c) 55 to 60%

d) 75 to 80%


Q2. In a steam locomotive electric power is provided through

a) Battery system

b) Diesel engine generator

c) Overhead wire

d) Small turbo generator


Q3. Maximum horse power of steam locomotive is

a) 100

b) 500

c) 1500

d) 2500


Q4. The pressure of steam in a locomotive is

a) 10-15 kg/cm^2

b) 20-30 kg/cm^2

c) 40-50 kg/cm^2

d) 80-90 kg/cm^2


Q5. The efficiency of diesel locomotives is nearly

a) 20-25 percent

b) 35-40 percent

c) 50-55 percent

d) 70-75 percent


Q6. The advantage of electric traction over other methods is

a) No pollution problems

b) Faster acceleration

c) Better braking action

d) All of the above 


Q7. Suburban railways use

a) 1500 V DC

b) 440 V three phase AC

c) 660 V three phase AC

d) 3.3 kV three phase AC


Q8. Long distance railways use

a) 200 V DC

b) 25 kV Single phase AC

c) 25 kV Two phase AC

d) 25 kV Three phase AC


Q9. The range of horsepower for diesel locomotives is

a) 100 to 500

b) 500 to 1000

c) 1500 to 2500

d) 4000 to 5500.2573


Q10. Steam Engine provided on steam locomotives is

a) Single acting condensing type

b) Double acting condensing type

c) Double acting non – condensing type

d) Single acting non condensing type


Q11. A submarine while moving under water, is provided driving power through

a) Diesel engines

b) Steam turbine

c) Gas turbine

d) Batteries


Q12. Overload capacity of diesel engines is usually restricted to

a) 1 %

b) 10%

c) 25%

d) 50%


Q13. Which locomotive has the highest operational availability

a) Diesel

b) Electric

c) Steam

d) All have same availability 


Q14. Which motor is used in tramways

a) AC single phase capacitor start motor

b) AC three phase motor

c) DC series motor

d) DC shunt motor


Q15. A drive suitable for mines where explosive gas exist, is

a) Diesel engine

b) Steam engine

c) Battery locomotive

d) Any of the above


Q16. The advantage of electric braking is

a) Is is instantaneous

b) More heat is generated during braking

c) It avoids wear of track

d) Motor continue to remain loaded during braking


Q17. Which braking system on the locomotives is costly

a) Vacuum braking on steam locomotives

b) Vacuum braking on diesel locomotives

c) Regenerative breaking on electric locomotives

d) All breaking systems are equally costly


Q18. The acceleration rate of trains on suburban services is

a) 0.0 to 0.4 km phps

b) 0.8 to 1 km phps

c) 0.4 to 6.5 km phps

d) 10 to 26 km phps


Q19. The coasting retardation on trains is approximately

a) 0.16 km phps

b) 1.6 km phps

c) 16 km phps

d) 25 km phps


Q20. The coefficient of adhesion is

a) Same on ac and dc traction systems

b) High in case of dc traction and low in ac traction

c) Low in case of ac traction and high in dc traction

d) None of these 


Part 4: List for questions and answers of Utilization of Electrical System


Q1. Answer: a


Q2. Answer: d


Q3. Answer: c


Q4. Answer: a


Q5. Answer: a


Q6. Answer: d


Q7. Answer: a


Q8. Answer: b


Q9. Answer: c


Q10. Answer: c


Q11. Answer: d


Q12. Answer: b


Q13. Answer: b


Q14. Answer: c


Q15. Answer: c


Q16. Answer: c


Q17. Answer: c


Q18. Answer: c


Q19. Answer: a


Q20. Answer: c