MCQ on Economics of Power Generation - Set 02 - ObjectiveBooks

MCQ on Economics of Power Generation - Set 02

Practice Test: Question Set - 02


1. Which lightening stroke is most dangerous?
    (A) Direct stroke on line conductor
    (B) Indirect stroke on conductor
    (C) Direct stroke on tower top
    (D) Direct stroke on ground wire

2. A company can raise funds through
    (A) Fixed deposits
    (B) Shares
    (C) Bonds
    (D) Any of the above

3. Load factor of a power station is defined as
    (A) Maximum demand/average load
    (B) Average load × maximum demand
    (C) Average load/maximum demand
    (D) None of the above

4. Annual depreciation as per straight line method, is calculated by
    (A) The capital cost divided by number of year of life
    (B) The capital cost minus the salvage value, is divided by the number of years of life
    (C) Increasing a uniform sum of money per annum at stipulated rate of interest
    (D) None of the above

5. Which of the following generating station has minimum running cost?
    (A) Nuclear
    (B) Hydro
    (C) Thermal
    (D) Diesel

6. ______ can generate power at unpredictable or uncontrolled times,
    (A) Solar power plant
    (B) Tidal power plant
    (C) Wind power plant
    (D) Any of the above

7. During load shedding
    (A) System power factor is changed
    (B) Some loads are switched off
    (C) System voltage is reduced
    (D) System frequency is reduced Efficiency is the secondary consideration in

8. In ________ fuel transportation cost is least.
    (A) Nuclear power plants
    (B) Diesel generating plants
    (C) Steam power stations
    (D) None of the above

9. Incase of _________ fuel transportation is the major problem.
    (A) Diesel power plants
    (B) Nuclear power plants
    (C) Hydroelectric power plants
    (D) Thermal power plants

10. Which of the following is the disadvantage due to low power factor?
    (A) Poor voltage regulation
    (B) Increased transmission losses
    (C) High cost of equipment for a given load
    (D) All of the above

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