Power Generation Multiple Choice Questions - Set 08 - ObjectiveBooks

Power Generation Multiple Choice Questions - Set 08

Practice Test: Question Set - 08


1. A load curve indicates
    (A) Average power used during the period
    (B) Average kWh (kW) energy consumption during the period
    (C) Either of the above
    (D) None of the above

2. Power plant having maximum demand more than the installed rated capacity will have utilization factor
    (A) Equal to unity
    (B) Less than unity
    (C) More than unity
    (D) None of the above

3. A low utilization factor for a plant indicates that
    (A) Plant is used for stand by purpose only
    (B) Plant is under maintenance
    (C) Plant is used for base load only
    (D) Plant is used for peak load as well as base load

4. Power plant cannot have single unit of 100 MW.
    (A) Hydroelectric
    (B) Nuclear
    (C) Steam
    (D) Diesel

5. With reference to a power station which of the following is not a fixed cost?
    (A) Fuel cost
    (B) Interest on capital
    (C) Insurance charges
    (D) Depreciation

6. Static capacitors are rated in terms of
    (A) kW
    (B) kWh
    (C) kVAR
    (D) None of the above

7. The expected useful life of a hydroelectric power station is around
    (A) 15 years
    (B) 30 years
    (C) 60 years
    (D) 100 years

8. Submarines for under water movement, are powered by which of the following?
    (A) Steam accumulators
    (B) Air motors
    (C) Diesel engines
    (D) Batteries

9. Which of the following is not necessarily an advantage of interconnecting various power stations?
    (A) Improved frequency of power supplied
    (B) Reduction in total installed capacity
    (C) Increased reliability
    (D) Economy in operation of plants

10. For a power plant which of the following constitutes running cost?
    (A) Cost of wages
    (B) Cost of fuel
    (C) Cost of lubricants
    (D) All of the above

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