Economics of Power Generation MCQ Test - Set 01

Practice Test: Question Set - 01


1. Which of the following component, in a steam power plant, needs maximum maintenance attention?
    (A) Steam turbine
    (B) Condenser
    (C) Water treatment plant
    (D) Boiler

2. A synchronous condenser is virtually which of the following?
    (A) Induction motor
    (B) Under excited synchronous motor
    (C) Over excited synchronous motor
    (D) D.C. generator

3. Which of the following is the essential requirement of peak load plant?
    (A) It should run at high speed
    (B) It should produce high voltage
    (C) It should be small in size
    (D) It should be capable of starting quickly

4. In a power plant if the maximum demand on the plant is equal to the plant capacity, then
    (A) Plant reserve capacity will be zero
    (B) Diversity factor will be unity
    (C) Load factor will be unity
    (D) Load factor will be nearly 60%

5. Approximate estimation of power demand can be made by
    (A) Load survey method
    (B) Statistical methods
    (C) Mathematical method
    (D) All of the above

6. Different generating stations use following prime movers
    (A) Diesel engine
    (B) Hydraulic turbine
    (C) Gas turbine
    (D) Any of the above

7. For high value of diversity factor, a power station of given installed capacity will be in a position to supply
    (A) Less number of consumers
    (B) More number of consumers
    (C) Neither (A) nor (B)
    (D) Either (A) or (B)

8. Low power factor is usually not due to
    (A) Arc lamps
    (B) Induction motors
    (C) Fluorescent tubes
    (D) Incandescent lamp

9. Power plant is expected to have the longest life.
    (A) Steam
    (B) Diesel
    (C) Hydroelectric
    (D) Any of the above

10. Which of the following equipment provides fluctuating load?
    (A) Exhaust fan
    (B) Lathe machine
    (C) Welding transformer
    (D) All of the above

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